Ford Fiesta MOT Results

Registered in 1993
58.3% pass rate
from 283 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 1993 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Fiesta is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Suspension (76% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 10% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (110% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Suspension arms (100% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Pins and bushes (180% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint
    • 4.2% fail on Wheel bearings (200% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Sub-frames (3 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (4 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.1% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.35% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.35% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.35% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 0.71% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.71% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.35% fail on Springs
      • 0.35% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.35% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.35% fail on Shock absorbers
  • 16% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 6.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 6.7% fail on Headlamp aim (85% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.1% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 1.4% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.35% fail on All direction indicators
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.2% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.1% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.8% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.35% fail on Horn
    • 1.8% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.71% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.71% fail on Switch
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 9.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 7.4% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (150% worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 7.4% fail on Rbt (sp) (150% worse than other 1993 cars)
          • 5.7% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other 1993 cars)
          • 2.1% fail on Service brake performance
      • 4.2% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.9% fail on Rbt
          • 3.5% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.71% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.35% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.35% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt
          • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 2.8% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.1% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.1% fail on Lever
    • 0.71% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.71% fail on Master cylinder (14 times worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.35% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.35% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.35% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.35% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.35% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 12% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 12% fail on Exhaust emissions (59% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 11% fail on Spark ignition (71% worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 9.5% fail on Catalyst emissions (100% worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.71% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.35% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.35% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 0.35% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.35% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 11% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 3.2% fail on Transmission
      • 3.2% fail on Drive shafts
        • 3.2% fail on Joints
    • 2.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.1% fail on Chassis
      • 2.1% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.8% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.8% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.71% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.71% fail on Engine mounting (10 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Engine mounting condition (11 times worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.35% fail on System
    • 0.35% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.35% fail on Carrier
    • 0.35% fail on Body
      • 0.35% fail on Panel
    • 0.35% fail on Doors
      • 0.35% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.35% fail on Door condition
  • 7.4% fail on Visibility
    • 3.5% fail on Wipers
    • 2.8% fail on Washers
    • 1.4% fail on View to rear (6 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Mirrors (6 times worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Driver's view
  • 4.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 4.6% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.9% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
  • 3.9% fail on Tyres
    • 2.1% fail on Condition
    • 2.1% fail on Tread depth
  • 1.8% fail on Steering
    • 1.1% fail on Steering play (6 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Steering rack (15 times worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.71% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.35% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.35% fail on Universal joint
  • 0.35% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.35% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.35% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.35% fail on Attachment

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