Ford Fiesta MOT Results

Registered in 1988
64.9% pass rate
from 405 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 1988 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Fiesta is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 6.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 5.7% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.49% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.49% fail on Switch
    • 3.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.7% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.99% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.25% fail on All direction indicators
    • 3.2% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.7% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.25% fail on Rear lamps
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.99% fail on Horn
    • 0.74% fail on Battery
    • 0.25% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.25% fail on Switch
  • 17% fail on Suspension
    • 11% fail on Prescribed areas (98% worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 9.6% fail on Component mounting (120% worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Spring mounting (160% worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 3.7% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 2.7% fail on Rear (170% worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 0.99% fail on Front
    • 1.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.2% fail on Drive shafts
      • 1.2% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 1.2% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 0.99% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.49% fail on Condition
      • 0.49% fail on Location
    • 0.99% fail on Tie bars/rods (3 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 0.99% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (3 times worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.25% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.25% fail on Attachment
    • 0.25% fail on Panhard rods
      • 0.25% fail on Attachment
    • 0.25% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.25% fail on Condition
    • 0.25% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.25% fail on Condition
    • 0.25% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.25% fail on Condition
  • 14% fail on Brakes
    • 10% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.4% fail on Front wheels (74% worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Rear wheels
      • 4.0% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.2% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.99% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.25% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.25% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.4% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 3.5% fail on Components
        • 2.5% fail on Hoses
        • 0.99% fail on Pipes
        • 0.25% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.25% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.74% fail on Operation
      • 0.49% fail on Leaks
    • 1.2% fail on Hub components
      • 0.74% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.25% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.25% fail on Wheel cylinder
    • 0.99% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.99% fail on Pedal
        • 0.99% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 0.74% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.74% fail on Condition
    • 0.25% fail on Restricted movement
  • 8.1% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 6.2% fail on Emissions
    • 2.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.74% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.49% fail on Cap
      • 0.25% fail on Hose
  • 6.7% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.5% fail on Wipers
    • 3.0% fail on Washers
    • 0.74% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.25% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.25% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.4% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.0% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 2.0% fail on Chassis
    • 1.7% fail on Body condition
    • 0.99% fail on Seats
      • 0.74% fail on Passengers
      • 0.25% fail on Drivers
    • 0.25% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.25% fail on Doors
      • 0.25% fail on Passengers front
  • 4.2% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 4.2% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.0% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.74% fail on Attachment (4 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Condition
  • 2.5% fail on Steering
    • 2.0% fail on Steering system
      • 1.2% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.49% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.25% fail on Steering control
      • 0.25% fail on Steering column
    • 0.25% fail on Steering operation
  • 2.5% fail on Tyres
    • 0.99% fail on Condition
    • 0.99% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.49% fail on Size/type
  • 1.2% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.25% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.25% fail on Condition

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