Ford EcoSport MOT Results

Registered in 2016
83.8% pass rate
from 15,242 tests in 2020
(29% worse than other 2016 cars)
Pass rate by mileage
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 2016 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford EcoSport is unusually good or bad.

  • 7.4% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (110% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Stop lamp (10 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.039% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.85% fail on Headlamps (71% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Headlamp (110% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0066% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.22% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.22% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.16% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.059% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.22% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.17% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.17% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.17% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.10% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.10% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.059% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.059% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.033% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.026% fail on Horn
      • 0.0066% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.013% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 4.1% fail on Brakes (110% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Brake performance (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (9 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt (sp) (10 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0066% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.49% fail on Service brake performance (110% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.49% fail on Rbt (120% worse than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.41% fail on Service brake performance (130% worse than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.092% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.34% fail on Parking brake performance (6 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Rbt (6 times worse than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.22% fail on Parking brake performance (4 times worse than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.085% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (13 times worse than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.026% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (20 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0066% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0066% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.0066% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0066% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.052% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.046% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.033% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.013% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.0066% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.013% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.4% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.2% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.2% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.020% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.15% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.15% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.085% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (6 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.052% fail on Cable (9 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.033% fail on Lever (5 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Parking brake control (8 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Lever (10 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (6 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Hand lever (12 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Pedal
    • 0.046% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.033% fail on Rigid brake pipes (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.026% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.020% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.013% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.020% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.013% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.0066% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.013% fail on Air and vacuum systems (8 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Leaks (20 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.013% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.0066% fail on Servos
      • 0.0066% fail on Reservoirs
  • 2.9% fail on Visibility
    • 1.9% fail on Wipers
    • 0.92% fail on Washers
    • 0.079% fail on View to rear
      • 0.079% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.072% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.072% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.052% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.0066% fail on Bonnet
  • 2.5% fail on Tyres (28% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Tread depth (17% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Condition (41% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.046% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.039% fail on Size/type
  • 0.56% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (43% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.29% fail on Spark ignition (54% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Catalyst emissions (140% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.013% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.0066% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0066% fail on Other emission control equipment
      • 0.17% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.098% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (110% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.066% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.0066% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.098% fail on Fluid leaks (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Other leaks (15 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.013% fail on Transmission oil leaks
    • 0.0066% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.0066% fail on Undertray
  • 0.42% fail on Body, chassis, structure (48% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Fuel system (7 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on System (43 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Hose (31 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Pipe (9 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0066% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.085% fail on Transmission
      • 0.079% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.079% fail on Joints
      • 0.0066% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.0066% fail on Joints
    • 0.039% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.026% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.020% fail on Body
      • 0.013% fail on Other body component
      • 0.0066% fail on Panel
    • 0.020% fail on Seats
      • 0.020% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.0066% fail on Doors
      • 0.0066% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.0066% fail on Door condition
  • 0.23% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.20% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.20% fail on Condition
    • 0.026% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (70% better than other 2016 cars)
  • 0.15% fail on Steering
    • 0.092% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.079% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.013% fail on Steering arm (8 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0066% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.072% fail on Steering gear (4 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Steering rack (4 times worse than other 2016 cars)
  • 0.11% fail on Suspension (82% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.052% fail on Shock absorbers (71% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.033% fail on Suspension arms (78% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.013% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.0066% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.020% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.020% fail on Anti-roll bars (73% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0066% fail on Linkage ball joints
  • 0.098% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.052% fail on Condition
    • 0.052% fail on Attachment
  • 0.085% fail on Identification of the vehicle (64% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.085% fail on Registration plates (64% better than other 2016 cars)
  • 0.0066% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.0066% fail on Belt(s)/padding
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