Ford Fiesta MOT Results

Registered in 1986
74.4% pass rate
from 133 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 1986 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Fiesta is unusually good or bad.

  • 11% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.3% fail on Side repeaters
        • 1.5% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 3.8% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 3.8% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 3.8% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.5% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.5% fail on Rear reflectors (8 times worse than other 1986 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.5% fail on Battery(ies)
  • 9.8% fail on Suspension
    • 6.0% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 3.0% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.5% fail on Springs
      • 0.75% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.75% fail on Coil spring
      • 0.75% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.75% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.75% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.75% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.75% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.75% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
  • 7.5% fail on Brakes
    • 7.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.8% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 3.8% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 3.8% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 3.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.8% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 3.0% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.0% fail on Rbt
          • 2.3% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.75% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.5% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt
          • 1.5% fail on Parking brake performance
  • 6.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 1.5% fail on Chassis
      • 1.5% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.5% fail on Transmission
      • 1.5% fail on Drive shafts
        • 1.5% fail on Joints
    • 0.75% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.75% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.75% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.75% fail on System
    • 0.75% fail on Floor
    • 0.75% fail on Seats
      • 0.75% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 6.0% fail on Visibility
    • 3.8% fail on Wipers
    • 2.3% fail on Washers
  • 5.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 4.5% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 4.5% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.3% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 2.3% fail on Emissions not tested (5 times worse than other 1986 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.5% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 4.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 4.5% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.8% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.75% fail on Condition
  • 0.75% fail on Steering
    • 0.75% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.75% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.75% fail on Tyres
    • 0.75% fail on Condition

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