Ford Fiesta MOT Results

Registered in 1987
65.9% pass rate
from 205 tests in 2017
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 1987 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Fiesta is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.9% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 3.9% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.98% fail on Switch
    • 4.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.9% fail on Front lamps
      • 2.0% fail on Rear lamps
    • 4.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.9% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.49% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.49% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 4.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.4% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.5% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.98% fail on Tell tales
        • 0.49% fail on All direction indicators
    • 3.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.5% fail on Battery
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 0.98% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.98% fail on Horn
    • 0.49% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 18% fail on Suspension
    • 12% fail on Prescribed areas (120% worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 11% fail on Component mounting (180% worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 0.98% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.49% fail on Spring mounting
    • 3.4% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 3.4% fail on Rear (2 times worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 0.98% fail on Front
    • 2.9% fail on Coil springs (4 times worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Condition
      • 1.5% fail on Location (6 times worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 0.98% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.98% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.49% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.49% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.49% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.49% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.49% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.49% fail on Condition
    • 0.49% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.49% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.49% fail on Constant velocity joints
  • 11% fail on Brakes
    • 8.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.3% fail on Front wheels
      • 3.9% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.9% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.98% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 2.9% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 2.4% fail on Components
        • 2.0% fail on Pipes
        • 0.49% fail on Hoses
      • 0.49% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 2.4% fail on Parking brake
      • 2.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.98% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.98% fail on Pedal
        • 0.98% fail on Condition
    • 0.98% fail on Hub components
      • 0.49% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.49% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.49% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.49% fail on Cable
  • 7.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (150% worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 7.3% fail on Seat belts (150% worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on Prescribed areas (200% worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 0.98% fail on Attachment (5 times worse than other 1987 cars)
  • 7.3% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.9% fail on Washers
    • 3.4% fail on Wipers
  • 6.8% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 3.9% fail on Body condition
    • 2.4% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 2.4% fail on Chassis
    • 0.49% fail on Seats
      • 0.49% fail on Passengers
    • 0.49% fail on Load security
      • 0.49% fail on Bootlid
  • 4.4% fail on Tyres
    • 3.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.49% fail on Tread depth
  • 3.9% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 2.9% fail on Emissions
    • 0.98% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.49% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.49% fail on Hose
  • 2.0% fail on Steering
    • 0.98% fail on Steering control
      • 0.49% fail on Steering lock
      • 0.49% fail on Steering column
    • 0.49% fail on Steering system
      • 0.49% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.49% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.49% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.49% fail on Attachment

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