Ford Fiesta MOT Results

Registered in 1985
70.5% pass rate
from 112 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 1985 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Fiesta is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Suspension
    • 8.0% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 5.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.7% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 2.7% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.89% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.89% fail on Springs
      • 0.89% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.89% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.89% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.89% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 9.8% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.5% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.7% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 2.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 2.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 1.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.8% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.8% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.89% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.89% fail on Horn
    • 0.89% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.89% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.89% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.89% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 8.0% fail on Brakes
    • 5.4% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.7% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 2.7% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 2.7% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.7% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt
          • 0.89% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.89% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.8% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt
          • 1.8% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 1.8% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 1.8% fail on Pedal
    • 1.8% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (4 times worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
      • 0.89% fail on Air brake cylinder/actuator
    • 0.89% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.89% fail on Lever
    • 0.89% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.89% fail on Brake fluid
  • 6.3% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 2.7% fail on Transmission
      • 1.8% fail on Prop shafts
        • 1.8% fail on Joints (4 times worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.89% fail on Joints
    • 1.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.89% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.89% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.89% fail on Chassis
      • 0.89% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.89% fail on Body
      • 0.89% fail on Body condition
    • 0.89% fail on Floor
  • 4.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 4.5% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 4.5% fail on Spark ignition
        • 4.5% fail on Non catalyst emissions
  • 1.8% fail on Visibility
    • 0.89% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.89% fail on Washers
  • 1.8% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.8% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.89% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.89% fail on Condition
  • 1.8% fail on Tyres
    • 0.89% fail on Condition
    • 0.89% fail on Tread depth
  • 0.89% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.89% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.89% fail on Steering
    • 0.89% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.89% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.89% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.89% fail on Condition

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