Ford Escort MOT Results

Registered in 1984
69.1% pass rate
from 165 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 1984 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Escort is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.0% fail on Rear lamps
      • 2.4% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.61% fail on All position lamps
    • 6.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 6.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.6% fail on All direction indicators (3 times worse than other 1984 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Individual lamps
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.6% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.61% fail on Dipswitch
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.0% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 2.4% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.61% fail on Tell tale
    • 2.4% fail on Battery
    • 2.4% fail on Hazard warning
      • 1.2% fail on Switch
      • 1.2% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.61% fail on Horn
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.1% fail on Front wheels
      • 5.5% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.0% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.4% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.8% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.61% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.4% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 2.4% fail on Components
        • 2.4% fail on Pipes
        • 0.61% fail on Hoses
    • 0.61% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.61% fail on Condition
    • 0.61% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.61% fail on Cable
    • 0.61% fail on Restricted movement
  • 8.5% fail on Suspension
    • 3.0% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 2.4% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.61% fail on Spring mounting
    • 2.4% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.8% fail on Rear
      • 0.61% fail on Front
    • 2.4% fail on Drive shafts
      • 2.4% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 2.4% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 1.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.61% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.61% fail on Condition
  • 7.9% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.8% fail on Emissions
    • 1.8% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.2% fail on Cap
      • 0.61% fail on Pipe
    • 1.2% fail on Exhaust system
  • 7.9% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 7.3% fail on Washers
    • 3.6% fail on Wipers
  • 4.2% fail on Tyres
    • 2.4% fail on Condition
    • 1.8% fail on Tread depth
  • 3.6% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 3.0% fail on Body condition
    • 0.61% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.61% fail on Chassis
  • 2.4% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.8% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.61% fail on Condition
  • 1.8% fail on Steering
    • 1.8% fail on Steering system
      • 0.61% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.61% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.61% fail on Steering arm
  • 1.2% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.61% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.61% fail on Attachment

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