Ford Fiesta MOT Results

Registered in 1983
77.2% pass rate
from 232 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 1983 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Fiesta is unusually good or bad.

  • 11% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.6% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 2.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 2.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.43% fail on Switch
    • 1.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.86% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.86% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 1.7% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.3% fail on Horn
      • 0.43% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.3% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 10% fail on Brakes
    • 8.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.9% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.9% fail on Rbt
          • 3.0% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.3% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 3.9% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 3.9% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 3.0% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.86% fail on Service brake performance
      • 3.9% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.9% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.7% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt
          • 1.7% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.43% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.7% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.3% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.3% fail on Lever
    • 0.86% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.86% fail on Pedal
    • 0.43% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.43% fail on Master cylinder
    • 0.43% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.43% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.43% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 9.1% fail on Suspension
    • 5.6% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.43% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.43% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.43% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.7% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.3% fail on Springs
      • 1.3% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.86% fail on Mounting (13 times worse than other 1983 cars)
        • 0.43% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.43% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.43% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.43% fail on Suspension rod
  • 5.6% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 2.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.86% fail on Chassis
      • 0.86% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.86% fail on Transmission
      • 0.86% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.86% fail on Joints
    • 0.86% fail on Body
      • 0.86% fail on Panel
    • 0.86% fail on Doors
      • 0.86% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.86% fail on Door condition
    • 0.43% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.43% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.43% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.43% fail on Hose
  • 5.2% fail on Visibility
    • 4.3% fail on Washers
    • 0.43% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.43% fail on Wipers
  • 5.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 5.2% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 5.2% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.4% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.86% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.43% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.43% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.43% fail on Catalyst emissions
  • 2.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.2% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.3% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.86% fail on Condition
  • 0.86% fail on Steering
    • 0.86% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.86% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.86% fail on Tyres
    • 0.43% fail on Condition
    • 0.43% fail on Tread depth
  • 0.43% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.43% fail on Attachment

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