Ford Fiesta MOT Results

Registered in 1983
75.8% pass rate
from 219 tests in 2017
(26% better than other 1983 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 1983 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Fiesta is unusually good or bad.

  • 12% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (40% better than other 1983 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 4.1% fail on Fog lamp
    • 2.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.4% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.46% fail on Rear lamps
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.4% fail on Individual lamps
    • 1.4% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.91% fail on Lamp
      • 0.46% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.91% fail on Battery
    • 0.91% fail on Horn
  • 11% fail on Brakes
    • 10% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.8% fail on Front wheels
      • 6.4% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.8% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.91% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.46% fail on Service brake performance
    • 2.3% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.8% fail on Components
        • 0.91% fail on Pipes
        • 0.91% fail on Hoses
      • 0.46% fail on Leaks
    • 0.91% fail on Hub components
      • 0.46% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.46% fail on Brake drums
    • 0.46% fail on Additional braking devices
    • 0.46% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.46% fail on Pedal
        • 0.46% fail on Condition
    • 0.46% fail on Restricted movement
  • 8.7% fail on Suspension
    • 5.9% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 5.9% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.46% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 2.3% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.4% fail on Rear
      • 0.91% fail on Front
    • 0.91% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.91% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.91% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 0.46% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.46% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.46% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.46% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.46% fail on Panhard rods
      • 0.46% fail on Condition
    • 0.46% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.46% fail on Condition
  • 6.4% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.1% fail on Emissions
    • 2.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.46% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.46% fail on Tank
  • 5.0% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.7% fail on Washers
    • 1.8% fail on Wipers
  • 3.2% fail on Tyres
    • 1.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.91% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.46% fail on Size/type
  • 2.7% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.7% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.3% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.46% fail on Condition
      • 0.46% fail on Attachment
  • 2.7% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.8% fail on Body condition
    • 0.46% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.46% fail on Chassis
    • 0.46% fail on Seats
      • 0.46% fail on Passengers
  • 2.3% fail on Steering
    • 1.8% fail on Steering system
      • 1.8% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.46% fail on Steering operation
  • 0.91% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.91% fail on Registration plate

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