Ford Fiesta MOT Results

Registered in 1981
78.9% pass rate
from 133 tests in 2017
(35% better than other 1981 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 1981 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Fiesta is unusually good or bad.

  • 14% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 5.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 5.3% fail on Fog lamp
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.8% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.75% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.75% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.75% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.75% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.5% fail on Battery
    • 1.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.5% fail on Front lamps
    • 1.5% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.75% fail on Lamp
      • 0.75% fail on Switch
    • 0.75% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.75% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 0.75% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.75% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.75% fail on All direction indicators
  • 9.0% fail on Suspension
    • 5.3% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 5.3% fail on Component mounting
    • 1.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.5% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.5% fail on Drive shafts
      • 1.5% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 1.5% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 0.75% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.75% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.75% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.75% fail on Condition
    • 0.75% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.75% fail on Rear
  • 8.3% fail on Brakes
    • 7.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.5% fail on Front wheels
      • 3.8% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.8% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.5% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.75% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 5.3% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 4.5% fail on Components
        • 3.8% fail on Pipes
        • 1.5% fail on Hoses
        • 0.75% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.75% fail on Leaks
    • 0.75% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.75% fail on Condition
    • 0.75% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.75% fail on Pedal
        • 0.75% fail on Condition
    • 0.75% fail on Hub components
      • 0.75% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.75% fail on Restricted movement
  • 6.0% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.8% fail on Washers
    • 2.3% fail on Wipers
    • 0.75% fail on Bonnet
  • 5.3% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.5% fail on Emissions
    • 0.75% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.75% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.75% fail on Tank
  • 4.5% fail on Steering
    • 3.8% fail on Steering system
      • 3.0% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.75% fail on Free play
        • 0.75% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.75% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.75% fail on Locking devices
  • 3.8% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.5% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.5% fail on Chassis
    • 0.75% fail on Body condition
    • 0.75% fail on Doors
      • 0.75% fail on Drivers
      • 0.75% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.75% fail on Seats
      • 0.75% fail on Passengers
  • 2.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.3% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.3% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.75% fail on Tyres
    • 0.75% fail on Size/type
  • 0.75% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.75% fail on Attachment

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