Ford Fiesta MOT Results

Registered in 1992
63.2% pass rate
from 285 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 1992 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Fiesta is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Suspension (61% worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 9.8% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (120% worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Suspension arms (100% worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.70% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.35% fail on Suspension arm
    • 2.1% fail on Sub-frames (2 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Sub-frame
    • 1.1% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.1% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.70% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.35% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.70% fail on Springs
      • 0.70% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.35% fail on Shock absorbers
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Brake performance
      • 7.7% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (140% worse than other 1992 cars)
        • 7.7% fail on Rbt (sp) (160% worse than other 1992 cars)
          • 6.0% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other 1992 cars)
          • 4.6% fail on Service brake performance (190% worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Service brake performance
        • 4.6% fail on Rbt
          • 3.9% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.35% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.35% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.8% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.8% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt
          • 0.70% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.70% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.35% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.35% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.35% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.8% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.1% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.1% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.70% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.35% fail on Brake linings
        • 0.35% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.35% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.35% fail on Cable
    • 1.4% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.1% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 1.1% fail on Pedal
    • 0.70% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 10% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (37% better than other 1992 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.2% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.35% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.4% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.35% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 1.8% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.4% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.1% fail on Switch
        • 0.70% fail on Rear fog lamp (80% better than other 1992 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.1% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.70% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.70% fail on Horn
  • 9.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 2.8% fail on Transmission
      • 2.8% fail on Drive shafts
        • 2.8% fail on Joints
    • 2.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 2.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 2.1% fail on Chassis
      • 2.1% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.70% fail on Floor
    • 0.70% fail on Boot lid (13 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Boot lid condition (20 times worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.35% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.35% fail on Seats
      • 0.35% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 6.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 5.6% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 5.6% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.2% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 2.1% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.70% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 1.1% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.1% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 6.3% fail on Visibility
    • 4.6% fail on Washers
    • 2.1% fail on Wipers
  • 4.2% fail on Tyres
    • 3.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.35% fail on Size/type
  • 2.8% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.8% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.8% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.8% fail on Steering
    • 0.70% fail on Steering coupling (8 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Universal joint (8 times worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.35% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.35% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.35% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.35% fail on Steering column
  • 0.35% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.35% fail on Registration plates

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