Ford Escort MOT Results

Registered in 1993
71.1% pass rate
from 509 tests in 2017
(28% 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.

  • 13% fail on Suspension
    • 7.3% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 4.9% fail on Component mounting
      • 2.2% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.79% fail on Spring mounting
    • 3.7% fail on Drive shafts
      • 3.7% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 3.7% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 3.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 2.9% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 2.4% fail on Rear (2 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Front
    • 2.0% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.4% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.59% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.59% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.59% fail on Condition
    • 0.20% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.20% fail on Condition
    • 0.20% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.20% fail on Attachment
  • 11% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (45% better than other 1993 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.0% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.6% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.20% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.8% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.20% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.20% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 1.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim (63% better than other 1993 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Battery
    • 1.2% fail on Direction indicators (62% better than other 1993 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Flashing type (62% better than other 1993 cars)
        • 0.98% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.20% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.98% fail on Rear fog lamp (76% better than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.98% fail on Fog lamp (74% better than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.79% fail on Horn
    • 0.59% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.39% fail on Lamp
      • 0.20% fail on Switch
    • 0.20% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 8.3% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 5.3% fail on Emissions
    • 3.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.98% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.79% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.20% fail on Tank
      • 0.20% fail on Pipe
      • 0.20% fail on Cap
      • 0.20% fail on System
  • 8.1% fail on Brakes (45% better than other 1993 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Brake performance (39% better than other 1993 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Front wheels
      • 2.4% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.2% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.20% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 3.5% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 2.9% fail on Components
        • 2.2% fail on Pipes
        • 0.98% fail on Hoses
      • 0.79% fail on Leaks
      • 0.20% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.59% fail on Hub components
      • 0.39% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.20% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.39% fail on ABS
  • 5.3% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.5% fail on Wipers
    • 2.2% fail on Washers
    • 0.20% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.20% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.20% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.1% fail on Tyres
    • 2.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.39% fail on Size/type
  • 3.1% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.1% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.8% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.20% fail on Requirements
      • 0.20% fail on Condition
  • 2.2% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (60% better than other 1993 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Body condition
    • 0.79% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.79% fail on Chassis
    • 0.39% fail on Seats
      • 0.39% fail on Drivers
  • 1.2% fail on Steering (77% better than other 1993 cars)
    • 0.98% fail on Steering system (76% better than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.39% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.20% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.20% fail on Steering operation
  • 0.79% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.79% fail on Registration plate

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