Ford Fiesta MOT Results

Registered in 1982
74.1% pass rate
from 193 tests in 2020
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 1982 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Fiesta is unusually good or bad.

  • 14% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.0% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.7% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 4.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 4.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 3.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.1% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.1% fail on Position lamp
      • 1.0% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.6% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.52% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.1% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.0% fail on Horn
      • 0.52% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.52% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 10% fail on Brakes
    • 7.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.1% fail on Service brake performance
        • 4.1% fail on Rbt
          • 3.6% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 3.6% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 3.6% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 2.6% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 1.0% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.6% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.52% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.6% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 1.0% fail on Pedal
      • 0.52% fail on Hand lever
    • 1.0% fail on Air and vacuum systems (5 times worse than other 1982 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Leaks
      • 0.52% fail on Servos
    • 0.52% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.52% fail on Lever
    • 0.52% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.52% fail on Other components
    • 0.52% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.52% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.52% fail on Cable
  • 9.8% fail on Suspension
    • 3.6% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 3.6% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.6% fail on Springs
      • 2.1% fail on Coil springs (5 times worse than other 1982 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Coil spring (4 times worse than other 1982 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on Mounting
      • 0.52% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.52% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.52% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.52% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.52% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.52% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.52% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.52% fail on Macpherson strut
  • 7.3% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 2.6% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 2.6% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.6% fail on Chassis
      • 1.6% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.6% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.52% fail on Tank
      • 0.52% fail on Pipe
      • 0.52% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 1.6% fail on Transmission
      • 1.6% fail on Drive shafts
        • 1.6% fail on Joints
    • 0.52% fail on Body
      • 0.52% fail on Panel
    • 0.52% fail on Floor
  • 5.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 5.2% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 5.2% fail on Spark ignition
        • 4.1% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 1.0% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.52% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.52% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 4.1% fail on Visibility
    • 3.1% fail on Washers
    • 0.52% fail on View to rear
      • 0.52% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.52% fail on Wipers
  • 2.1% fail on Steering
    • 1.0% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.0% fail on Steering rack
    • 1.0% fail on Steering wheel (7 times worse than other 1982 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.52% fail on Track rod end
  • 2.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.1% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.6% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.52% fail on Condition
  • 2.1% fail on Tyres
    • 2.1% fail on Tread depth
  • 1.6% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plates

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