Ford Escort MOT Results

Registered in 1993
73.3% pass rate
from 469 tests in 2020
(27% better than other 1993 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 1993 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Escort is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 9.4% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 9.0% fail on Spark ignition
        • 6.6% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 2.1% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.21% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.21% fail on Catalytic converter
      • 0.64% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.21% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.21% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.21% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.21% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 0.43% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.21% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.21% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 9.0% fail on Suspension
    • 4.3% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.9% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.5% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.43% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.43% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.5% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.64% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.64% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.21% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.64% fail on Springs
      • 0.43% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.43% fail on Coil spring
      • 0.21% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.43% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.43% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.21% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.21% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.21% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 7.7% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (52% better than other 1993 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamp aim (61% better than other 1993 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp aim (65% better than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.85% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.85% fail on Horn
    • 0.64% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.43% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.21% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.43% fail on Direction indicators (84% better than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Flashing type (84% better than other 1993 cars)
        • 0.43% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.21% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.21% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.21% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 7.0% fail on Body, chassis, structure (34% better than other 1993 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Transmission
      • 2.8% fail on Drive shafts
        • 2.6% fail on Joints
        • 0.21% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.21% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.21% fail on Joints
    • 2.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.3% fail on Chassis
      • 1.3% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.85% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.85% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.64% fail on Seats
      • 0.64% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.43% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.21% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.21% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.21% fail on Body
      • 0.21% fail on Body condition
    • 0.21% fail on Doors
      • 0.21% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.21% fail on Door condition
    • 0.21% fail on Floor
  • 5.3% fail on Visibility
    • 3.2% fail on Wipers
    • 2.1% fail on Washers
    • 0.21% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.21% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.21% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.21% fail on View to rear
      • 0.21% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.9% fail on Brakes (59% better than other 1993 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Brake performance (66% better than other 1993 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.64% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.3% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (65% better than other 1993 cars)
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.21% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.21% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.21% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.21% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.21% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.21% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 1.5% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.3% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.85% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.85% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.64% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.64% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.43% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.43% fail on Pedal
    • 0.43% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.43% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.21% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.21% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.21% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.21% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.21% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.21% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
  • 3.0% fail on Tyres
    • 1.5% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.21% fail on Size/type
  • 2.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.6% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.1% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.85% fail on Condition
  • 1.3% fail on Steering (71% better than other 1993 cars)
    • 0.64% fail on Steering column (5 times worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Steering linkage components (83% better than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.21% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.21% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.21% fail on Power steering
      • 0.21% fail on Other components
  • 0.43% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.43% fail on Registration plates

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