Ford EcoSport MOT Results

Registered in 2017
86.0% pass rate
from 758 tests in 2020
(42% worse than other 2017 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 2017 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford EcoSport is unusually good or bad.

  • 7.1% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (110% worse than other 2017 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Stop lamp (9 times worse than other 2017 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.26% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.26% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.13% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.13% fail on Headlamp
  • 4.2% fail on Brakes (190% worse than other 2017 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Parking brake control (20 times worse than other 2017 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Lever (25 times worse than other 2017 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.2% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.13% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.13% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.92% fail on Brake performance (2 times worse than other 2017 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (4 times worse than other 2017 cars)
        • 0.40% fail on Rbt (sp) (5 times worse than other 2017 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.26% fail on Rbt
          • 0.13% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.13% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.26% fail on Parking brake performance (7 times worse than other 2017 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Rbt (8 times worse than other 2017 cars)
          • 0.26% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (68 times worse than other 2017 cars)
    • 0.79% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (9 times worse than other 2017 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Hand lever (18 times worse than other 2017 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Pedal
  • 2.2% fail on Visibility
    • 1.2% fail on Wipers
    • 0.92% fail on Washers
    • 0.13% fail on Driver's view
  • 1.6% fail on Tyres
    • 0.79% fail on Condition
    • 0.66% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.13% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 0.79% fail on Body, chassis, structure (2 times worse than other 2017 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Transmission
      • 0.40% fail on Drive shafts (3 times worse than other 2017 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Joints
        • 0.13% fail on Drive shaft
    • 0.13% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.13% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.13% fail on Hose
    • 0.13% fail on Seats
      • 0.13% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 0.53% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.53% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.26% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.13% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.13% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.26% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.26% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
  • 0.13% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.13% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.13% fail on Steering
    • 0.13% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.13% fail on Steering rack
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  • Ford EcoSport (2014 on)
    Practical, spacious Fiesta based small SUV. Impressive 1.0 EcoBoost engine. Good quality ride. Low lip to rear load area.

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