Ford Escort MOT Results

Registered in 1992
68.7% pass rate
from 418 tests in 2017
(20% better than other 1992 cars)
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 1992 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Escort is unusually good or bad.

  • 15% fail on Suspension
    • 8.1% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 6.7% fail on Component mounting
      • 1.4% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 1.2% fail on Spring mounting
    • 3.1% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 2.4% fail on Rear (2 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Front
    • 2.6% fail on Drive shafts
      • 2.6% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 2.6% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 2.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.4% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.96% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.24% fail on Condition
      • 0.24% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.72% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.72% fail on Condition
    • 0.24% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.24% fail on Location
    • 0.24% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 11% fail on Brakes
    • 7.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.3% fail on Front wheels
      • 3.3% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.2% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.9% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.24% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.24% fail on Brake operation
    • 3.6% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 2.9% fail on Components
        • 1.4% fail on Pipes
        • 1.2% fail on Hoses
        • 0.48% fail on Valves
      • 0.72% fail on Leaks
      • 0.24% fail on Operation
    • 0.72% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.72% fail on Condition
    • 0.72% fail on ABS
    • 0.48% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.24% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.24% fail on Additional braking devices
    • 0.24% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.24% fail on Pedal
        • 0.24% fail on Condition
    • 0.24% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.24% fail on Cable
    • 0.24% fail on Hub components
      • 0.24% fail on Brake pads
  • 10% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (50% better than other 1992 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.4% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.24% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.24% fail on Front lamps
    • 2.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.7% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.72% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.24% fail on Tell tales
    • 1.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.7% fail on Battery
    • 1.7% fail on Horn
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamp aim (77% better than other 1992 cars)
    • 0.96% fail on Registration plate lamp (73% better than other 1992 cars)
    • 0.96% fail on Rear fog lamp (77% better than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Fog lamp (82% better than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Switch
    • 0.48% fail on Headlamps (84% better than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.24% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.24% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.48% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.48% fail on Lamp
  • 9.3% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 5.3% fail on Emissions
    • 4.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.2% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.48% fail on System
      • 0.24% fail on Tank
      • 0.24% fail on Pipe
      • 0.24% fail on Cap
    • 0.48% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 5.0% fail on Tyres
    • 2.6% fail on Condition
    • 2.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.48% fail on Valve stem (5 times worse than other 1992 cars)
  • 4.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 4.5% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.8% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.72% fail on Condition
  • 3.8% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.4% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.4% fail on Chassis
    • 1.4% fail on Seats
      • 1.4% fail on Drivers (2 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Passengers
    • 0.96% fail on Body condition
    • 0.24% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.24% fail on Doors
      • 0.24% fail on Drivers
  • 3.6% fail on Driver's view of the road (55% better than other 1992 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Wipers (60% better than other 1992 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Washers (69% better than other 1992 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.24% fail on Windscreen
  • 2.6% fail on Steering
    • 1.4% fail on Steering system (66% better than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.48% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.24% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.24% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.48% fail on Steering control
      • 0.48% fail on Steering column
    • 0.48% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.24% fail on Power steering
      • 0.24% fail on Other components
  • 1.2% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.24% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.24% fail on Condition

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