Ford Fiesta MOT Results

Registered in 1980
65.4% pass rate
from 78 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 1980 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Fiesta is unusually good or bad.

  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 7.7% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 5.1% fail on Components
        • 3.8% fail on Pipes
        • 1.3% fail on Hoses
      • 1.3% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 1.3% fail on Leaks
    • 7.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.1% fail on Front wheels
      • 5.1% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.6% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 2.6% fail on Restricted movement (6 times worse than other 1980 cars)
  • 14% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 5.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.8% fail on Headlamp
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 1.3% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 2.6% fail on Hazard warning
      • 2.6% fail on Tell tale (13 times worse than other 1980 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.3% fail on Fog lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.3% fail on Individual lamps
    • 1.3% fail on Horn
  • 14% fail on Suspension
    • 9.0% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 9.0% fail on Component mounting (3 times worse than other 1980 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.3% fail on Attachment
    • 2.6% fail on Drive shafts
      • 2.6% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 2.6% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 1.3% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.3% fail on Attachment
    • 1.3% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.3% fail on Rear
  • 12% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 6.4% fail on Emissions
    • 5.1% fail on Fuel system
      • 2.6% fail on Cap (7 times worse than other 1980 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Hose
      • 1.3% fail on System
    • 1.3% fail on Exhaust system
  • 2.6% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.3% fail on Body condition
    • 1.3% fail on Seats
      • 1.3% fail on Passengers
  • 2.6% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.6% fail on Wipers
  • 1.3% fail on Steering
    • 1.3% fail on Steering system
      • 1.3% fail on Steering rack
  • 1.3% fail on Tyres
    • 1.3% fail on Tread depth
  • 1.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.3% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.3% fail on Prescribed areas

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