Ford Cortina MOT Results

Registered in 1982
70.5% pass rate
from 264 tests in 2017
Failure rates by item

Here you can drill down into the failure rates for each item on the test. We've also compared the rates to the average results for 1982 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Cortina is unusually good or bad.

  • 14% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 3.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 3.4% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.38% fail on Tell tale
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.7% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.9% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.76% fail on Rear lamps
    • 2.3% fail on Horn
    • 1.5% fail on Battery
    • 1.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.76% fail on Direction indicators (79% better than other 1982 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Flashing type (79% better than other 1982 cars)
        • 0.76% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.76% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.76% fail on Lamp
      • 0.38% fail on Tell tale
  • 12% fail on Brakes
    • 8.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.3% fail on Front wheels
      • 3.4% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.9% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.1% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.76% fail on Service brake performance
    • 3.0% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.9% fail on Components
        • 1.5% fail on Pipes
        • 0.76% fail on Hoses
      • 0.76% fail on Leaks
      • 0.38% fail on Operation
    • 1.9% fail on Prescribed areas (4 times worse than other 1982 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting (5 times worse than other 1982 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Hub components
      • 0.76% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.38% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.38% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.38% fail on Operation
  • 9.5% fail on Suspension
    • 4.9% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 3.8% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.76% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.38% fail on Spring mounting
    • 1.5% fail on Tie bars/rods (5 times worse than other 1982 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (6 times worse than other 1982 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.76% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.38% fail on Condition
      • 0.38% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.76% fail on Torque/reaction arms (15 times worse than other 1982 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (15 times worse than other 1982 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.76% fail on Condition
    • 0.38% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.38% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.38% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.38% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.38% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.38% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.38% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.38% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 8.7% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 7.2% fail on Emissions
    • 1.9% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.1% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.38% fail on Tank
      • 0.38% fail on Cap
      • 0.38% fail on System
    • 0.38% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 6.8% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.4% fail on Washers
    • 1.1% fail on Wipers
  • 3.8% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.3% fail on Body condition
    • 1.1% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.1% fail on Chassis
    • 0.38% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.38% fail on Seats
      • 0.38% fail on Drivers
  • 2.7% fail on Steering
    • 2.3% fail on Steering system
      • 1.1% fail on Steering rack
      • 1.1% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.38% fail on Steering control
      • 0.38% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.38% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.38% fail on Locking devices
  • 2.7% fail on Tyres
    • 1.5% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Tread depth
  • 2.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.3% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.5% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.76% fail on Condition
  • 0.38% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.38% fail on Attachment
  • 0.38% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.38% fail on Registration plate

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