Ford Fiesta MOT Results

Registered in 1993
59.5% pass rate
from 373 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 1993 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Fiesta is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Suspension
    • 11% fail on Prescribed areas (80% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 8.6% fail on Component mounting (78% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Subframe mounting (180% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Suspension arms (150% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (140% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Attachment (6 times worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Drive shafts
      • 4.3% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 4.3% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 3.2% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 2.4% fail on Rear (2 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Front
    • 1.1% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.27% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.27% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.27% fail on Attachment
      • 0.27% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.54% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.54% fail on Condition
    • 0.27% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.27% fail on Condition
    • 0.27% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 15% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 5.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.8% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.6% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.80% fail on Rear lamps
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.3% fail on Individual lamps
    • 1.1% fail on Battery
    • 0.54% fail on Horn
    • 0.27% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.27% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.27% fail on Tell tale
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 9.1% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.7% fail on Front wheels (94% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.9% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.4% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 3.8% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 3.8% fail on Components
        • 2.9% fail on Pipes
        • 0.54% fail on Hoses
        • 0.27% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.27% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.27% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.27% fail on Leaks
    • 1.3% fail on Hub components
      • 1.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.27% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.27% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.54% fail on ABS
    • 0.27% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.27% fail on Condition
    • 0.27% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.27% fail on Pedal
        • 0.27% fail on Condition
    • 0.27% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.27% fail on Cable
  • 8.6% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 6.7% fail on Emissions
    • 2.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.3% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.27% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.27% fail on System
  • 7.2% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 3.8% fail on Body condition
    • 2.7% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 2.7% fail on Chassis
    • 1.1% fail on Doors
      • 0.80% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.54% fail on Drivers
    • 0.27% fail on Engine mountings
  • 7.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 6.7% fail on Seat belts
      • 6.4% fail on Prescribed areas (80% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Condition
      • 0.27% fail on Installation check
        • 0.27% fail on Anchorage's
    • 0.27% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.27% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 6.4% fail on Tyres
    • 4.8% fail on Tread depth (100% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.54% fail on Size/type
  • 6.2% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.0% fail on Wipers
    • 1.6% fail on Washers
    • 1.1% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.54% fail on Windscreen
  • 4.3% fail on Steering
    • 3.5% fail on Steering system
      • 2.1% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.80% fail on Free play (3 times worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 0.80% fail on Steering rack (13 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.80% fail on Steering control
      • 0.54% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.54% fail on Universal joint
      • 0.27% fail on Steering column
    • 0.27% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.54% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.54% fail on Registration plate

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