Ford Fiesta MOT Results

Registered in 1989
68.4% pass rate
from 348 tests in 2017
Pass rate by mileage
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 1989 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Fiesta is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Suspension
    • 13% fail on Prescribed areas (120% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 11% fail on Component mounting (150% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.57% fail on Spring mounting
    • 3.2% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 2.9% fail on Rear (170% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Front
    • 2.3% fail on Drive shafts
      • 2.3% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 2.3% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 1.7% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.29% fail on Condition
    • 1.4% fail on Coil springs
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
      • 0.57% fail on Location
    • 0.86% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.86% fail on Condition
    • 0.57% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.57% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.57% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.57% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.57% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.57% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.57% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.29% fail on Panhard rods
      • 0.29% fail on Condition
  • 14% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (31% better than other 1989 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.9% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.57% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 2.9% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.29% fail on Switch
    • 2.6% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.7% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.57% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.29% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.7% fail on Hazard warning
      • 1.1% fail on Tell tale (4 times worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Switch
    • 1.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.57% fail on Battery
    • 0.29% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 7.8% fail on Brakes (41% better than other 1989 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 2.3% fail on Components
        • 1.4% fail on Hoses
        • 0.86% fail on Pipes
        • 0.29% fail on Valves
      • 0.57% fail on Operation
      • 0.29% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.29% fail on Leaks
    • 3.2% fail on Brake performance (63% better than other 1989 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.7% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.86% fail on Parking brake performance (76% better than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Service brake performance
    • 0.86% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.86% fail on Pedal
        • 0.86% fail on Condition
    • 0.57% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.29% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.29% fail on Cable
    • 0.29% fail on Hub components
      • 0.29% fail on Brake pads
  • 6.6% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 3.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.9% fail on Emissions
    • 0.57% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.29% fail on Pipe
      • 0.29% fail on Cap
      • 0.29% fail on System
    • 0.57% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 5.7% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (82% worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Seat belts (82% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Prescribed areas (120% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Condition
      • 0.29% fail on Attachment
  • 4.9% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.3% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 2.3% fail on Chassis
    • 1.7% fail on Body condition
    • 0.86% fail on Seats
      • 0.86% fail on Drivers
      • 0.57% fail on Passengers
    • 0.29% fail on Doors
      • 0.29% fail on Passengers front
  • 4.9% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.6% fail on Wipers
    • 2.3% fail on Washers
    • 0.57% fail on Windscreen
  • 4.0% fail on Tyres
    • 2.9% fail on Condition
    • 1.4% fail on Tread depth
  • 2.0% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 2.0% fail on Registration plate
  • 1.1% fail on Steering (77% better than other 1989 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Steering system (71% better than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.57% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.29% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.29% fail on Attachment

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