Ford Escort MOT Results

Registered in 1982
78.6% pass rate
from 140 tests in 2020
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 Escort is unusually good or bad.

  • 7.9% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 3.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.1% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.4% fail on Hose
      • 0.71% fail on Pipe
    • 1.4% fail on Transmission
      • 1.4% fail on Drive shafts
        • 1.4% fail on Joints
    • 0.71% fail on Chassis
      • 0.71% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.71% fail on Floor
    • 0.71% fail on Seats
      • 0.71% fail on Driver's seat
  • 7.1% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.4% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.71% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.4% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.71% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.71% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.71% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.71% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.71% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.71% fail on Battery(ies)
  • 7.1% fail on Suspension
    • 2.9% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 2.9% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.71% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.71% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.71% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.71% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.71% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.71% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.71% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 6.4% fail on Brakes
    • 4.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.6% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 3.6% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 2.9% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.1% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.1% fail on Rbt
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.1% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt
          • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 1.4% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.71% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.71% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.71% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.71% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
  • 2.9% fail on Visibility
    • 2.1% fail on Washers
    • 0.71% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.71% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.71% fail on Wipers
  • 2.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 2.1% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 2.1% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.1% fail on Non catalyst emissions
  • 2.1% fail on Tyres
    • 1.4% fail on Condition
    • 1.4% fail on Tread depth
  • 0.71% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.71% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.71% fail on Steering
    • 0.71% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.71% fail on Track rod end

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