Ford Fiesta MOT Results

Registered in 1992
57.3% pass rate
from 344 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 1992 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Fiesta is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Suspension (39% worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 12% fail on Prescribed areas (110% worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 8.7% fail on Component mounting (92% worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Subframe mounting (2 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Spring mounting
    • 4.1% fail on Suspension arms (100% worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.29% fail on Attachment
    • 3.5% fail on Drive shafts
      • 3.2% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 3.2% fail on Constant velocity joints
      • 0.29% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.29% fail on Drive shafts
    • 2.0% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 2.0% fail on Rear
    • 2.0% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.29% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.29% fail on Location
    • 0.29% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.29% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.29% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.29% fail on Condition
  • 15% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 4.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.5% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.87% fail on Rear lamps
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.87% fail on Registration plate lamp (75% better than other 1992 cars)
    • 0.87% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.87% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.58% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.29% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.87% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.58% fail on Tell tale (4 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Lamp
      • 0.29% fail on Switch
    • 0.87% fail on Horn
    • 0.58% fail on Battery
    • 0.58% fail on Rear fog lamp (86% better than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.29% fail on Switch
  • 12% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 6.7% fail on Emissions
    • 3.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.5% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.5% fail on Cap (3 times worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 0.87% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 12% fail on Brakes
    • 9.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.4% fail on Front wheels (81% worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.7% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.5% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.58% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 3.8% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 2.6% fail on Components
        • 2.0% fail on Pipes
        • 0.58% fail on Hoses
      • 0.87% fail on Leaks
      • 0.29% fail on Operation
    • 0.87% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.87% fail on Pedal
        • 0.87% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.58% fail on Condition
    • 0.29% fail on Hub components
      • 0.29% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.29% fail on Restricted movement
  • 8.1% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.4% fail on Wipers
    • 1.7% fail on Mirrors (5 times worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Washers
    • 0.29% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.29% fail on Windscreen
  • 7.6% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (98% worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 7.6% fail on Seat belts (100% worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 7.3% fail on Prescribed areas (130% worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Attachment
  • 5.2% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.9% fail on Body condition
    • 1.5% fail on Doors
      • 0.87% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.87% fail on Passengers other
    • 1.2% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.2% fail on Chassis
    • 0.58% fail on Seats
      • 0.29% fail on Passengers
      • 0.29% fail on Drivers
  • 4.4% fail on Tyres
    • 2.0% fail on Condition
    • 1.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.2% fail on Size/type (6 times worse than other 1992 cars)
  • 2.9% fail on Steering
    • 2.0% fail on Steering system
      • 1.5% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.58% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.87% fail on Steering control
      • 0.58% fail on Steering column
      • 0.29% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.29% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.29% fail on Steering operation
  • 0.87% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.87% fail on Registration plate

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