Ford Fiesta MOT Results

Registered in 1993
63.3% pass rate
from 215 tests in 2020
(0.56% worse than other 1993 cars)
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.

  • 13% fail on Suspension (16% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (50% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Suspension arms (2.3% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Pins and bushes (99% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Ball joint (7.7% better than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Ball joint dust cover (32% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Wheel bearings (60% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Sub-frames (2 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (4 times worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.47% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.47% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.47% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.47% fail on Ball joint
  • 12% fail on Brakes (3.2% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 8.4% fail on Brake performance (14% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (120% worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 6.5% fail on Rbt (sp) (120% worse than other 1993 cars)
          • 4.2% fail on Service brake imbalance (110% worse than other 1993 cars)
          • 3.3% fail on Service brake performance (140% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (10% worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 3.3% fail on Rbt (sp) (19% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Service brake performance (22% better than other 1993 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Rbt (19% better than other 1993 cars)
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance (41% better than other 1993 cars)
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake imbalance (97% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance (24% worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt (29% worse than other 1993 cars)
          • 0.93% fail on Parking brake performance (0.31% better than other 1993 cars)
          • 0.47% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.47% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes (2.4% better than other 1993 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Hydraulic systems (3 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Brake fluid (5 times worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Mechanical brake components (20% better than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Brake discs and drums (34% worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 0.93% fail on Brake discs (42% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.47% fail on Cable
    • 0.93% fail on Flexible brake hoses (150% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.47% fail on Lever
    • 0.47% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.47% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
  • 11% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (22% better than other 1993 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim (24% better than other 1993 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim (32% better than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamps (22% better than other 1993 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp (17% better than other 1993 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Stop lamp (22% better than other 1993 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Electrical equipment (18% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Battery(ies) (130% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Horn (21% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Direction indicators (48% better than other 1993 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Flashing type (48% better than other 1993 cars)
        • 0.93% fail on All direction indicators (2 times worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (15% better than other 1993 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.47% fail on Switch
  • 11% fail on Body, chassis, structure (7.6% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Transmission (46% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Drive shafts (72% worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 3.7% fail on Joints (74% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Chassis (91% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Chassis condition (92% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Exhaust system (27% better than other 1993 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Integral vehicle structure (2.6% better than other 1993 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (0.77% better than other 1993 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.47% fail on Pipe
    • 0.47% fail on Body
      • 0.47% fail on Panel
    • 0.47% fail on Doors
      • 0.47% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.47% fail on Door condition
    • 0.47% fail on Floor
  • 9.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (31% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 9.3% fail on Exhaust emissions (41% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 8.8% fail on Spark ignition (48% worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 5.1% fail on Catalyst emissions (18% worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 2.8% fail on Emissions not tested (160% worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 0.93% fail on Non catalyst emissions (66% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Compression ignition (24% worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.47% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
  • 8.4% fail on Visibility (21% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Wipers (16% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Washers (6.2% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 0.93% fail on View to rear (4 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Mirrors (4 times worse than other 1993 cars)
  • 3.3% fail on Tyres (12% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Tread depth (61% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Condition (32% worse than other 1993 cars)
  • 2.3% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (20% better than other 1993 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Seat belts (16% better than other 1993 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Prescribed areas (2.7% worse than other 1993 cars)
  • 1.9% fail on Steering (57% better than other 1993 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Steering gear (7.4% better than other 1993 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Steering rack (6.9% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Steering column
  • 0.93% fail on Identification of the vehicle (2.6% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 0.93% fail on Registration plates (3.6% worse than other 1993 cars)

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