Ford Escort MOT Results

Registered in 1984
73.9% pass rate
from 165 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 1984 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Escort is unusually good or bad.

  • 16% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.2% fail on Headlamp
    • 4.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.0% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.61% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.61% fail on Switch
    • 4.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.4% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.61% fail on All direction indicators
    • 3.0% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 3.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 3.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.61% fail on Switch
    • 1.8% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.8% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.2% fail on Horn
      • 0.61% fail on Battery(ies)
  • 6.7% fail on Brakes
    • 6.1% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.2% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 4.2% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 3.6% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 2.4% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.4% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.4% fail on Rbt
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt
          • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.61% fail on Rigid brake pipes
  • 6.1% fail on Visibility
    • 5.5% fail on Washers
    • 0.61% fail on Wipers
  • 6.1% fail on Suspension
    • 3.6% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.4% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.61% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.61% fail on Shock absorbers
  • 6.1% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 1.8% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.8% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.2% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.2% fail on Pipe
    • 0.61% fail on Chassis
      • 0.61% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.61% fail on Transmission
      • 0.61% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.61% fail on Joints
  • 5.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 4.8% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 4.8% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.6% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.61% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.61% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 1.8% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.61% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.61% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.61% fail on Other leaks
  • 3.0% fail on Tyres
    • 1.8% fail on Condition
    • 1.2% fail on Tread depth
  • 1.2% fail on Steering
    • 0.61% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.61% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.61% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.61% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.61% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.61% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.61% fail on Condition
  • 0.61% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.61% fail on Attachment

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