Ford Cougar MOT Results

Registered in 2001
48.4% pass rate
from 341 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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Cougar is unusually good or bad.

  • 27% fail on Suspension
    • 13% fail on Anti-roll bars (130% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 9.7% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (150% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.5% fail on Attachment (8 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 10% fail on Prescribed areas (150% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 8.5% fail on Component mounting (160% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Subframe mounting (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.29% fail on Condition
    • 3.8% fail on Shock absorbers (160% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Condition (160% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Drive shafts
      • 3.8% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 3.8% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 2.3% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.8% fail on Front
      • 0.59% fail on Rear
    • 2.1% fail on Sub-frames (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Condition (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Attachment
    • 0.59% fail on Coil springs (84% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Condition (84% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.29% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.29% fail on Attachment
  • 26% fail on Brakes (47% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 16% fail on Brake performance (74% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 14% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 7.6% fail on Rear wheels (78% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.59% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 9.1% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 8.5% fail on Components
        • 7.6% fail on Pipes (77% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Hoses
      • 0.29% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.29% fail on Operation
      • 0.29% fail on Leaks
    • 5.0% fail on Hub components
      • 2.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 2.3% fail on Brake discs (160% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on ABS (150% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.88% fail on Condition
    • 0.59% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.59% fail on Pedal
        • 0.59% fail on Condition (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.59% fail on Cable
    • 0.59% fail on Locking devices (72 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Electronic stability system
  • 23% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 8.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 7.3% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.88% fail on Rear lamps
    • 6.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.6% fail on Registration plate lamp (61% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.8% fail on Fog lamp
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.88% fail on Battery
    • 0.88% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.88% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.29% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.29% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.29% fail on Side repeaters
  • 8.5% fail on Tyres
    • 5.6% fail on Condition
    • 2.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.29% fail on Valve stem
  • 7.3% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.2% fail on Wipers
    • 1.8% fail on Washers
    • 0.29% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.1% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.6% fail on Vehicle structure (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Chassis (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Body condition
  • 3.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (54% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Exhaust system (63% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Emissions (69% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.59% fail on Pipe (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Tank
  • 2.6% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.6% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.6% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 2.1% fail on Steering
    • 1.5% fail on Steering system
      • 0.88% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.59% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.29% fail on Steering control
      • 0.29% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.29% fail on Power steering
      • 0.29% fail on Operation
  • 0.88% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.88% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.29% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.29% fail on Condition

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