Ford Fiesta MOT Results

Registered in 1994
56.0% pass rate
from 439 tests in 2020
(20% worse than other 1994 cars)
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 1994 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Fiesta is unusually good or bad.

  • 17% fail on Suspension (40% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 10% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (100% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 7.3% fail on Suspension arms (140% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Ball joint (140% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.23% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.23% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.6% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.4% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.68% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.23% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.23% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.23% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 0.46% fail on Springs
      • 0.46% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.46% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.46% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.46% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.23% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.23% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 14% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Brake performance (59% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 7.7% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (160% worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 7.7% fail on Rbt (sp) (170% worse than other 1994 cars)
          • 5.9% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
          • 3.0% fail on Service brake performance
      • 6.4% fail on Service brake performance (150% worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 6.4% fail on Rbt (150% worse than other 1994 cars)
          • 5.7% fail on Service brake performance (180% worse than other 1994 cars)
          • 0.91% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.23% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.68% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.68% fail on Rbt
          • 0.68% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 2.5% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.4% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.91% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.91% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.46% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.23% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.23% fail on Brake drums
    • 0.68% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.46% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.23% fail on Master cylinder
    • 0.68% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.46% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.46% fail on Pedal
    • 0.23% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.23% fail on Lever
    • 0.23% fail on Pressure storage reservoirs
      • 0.23% fail on Full power hydraulic systems
    • 0.23% fail on Load sensing valves
  • 13% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 5.0% fail on Transmission
      • 5.0% fail on Drive shafts (97% worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 4.8% fail on Joints (93% worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Drive shaft
    • 4.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.4% fail on Chassis
      • 1.1% fail on Chassis condition
      • 0.23% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 1.4% fail on Doors
      • 0.91% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.91% fail on Door condition (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.46% fail on Door condition
    • 1.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.1% fail on Seats
      • 1.1% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.23% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.91% fail on Body
      • 0.68% fail on Panel
      • 0.23% fail on Other body component
    • 0.46% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.23% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.23% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
  • 11% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (31% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.7% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.8% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 1.6% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.4% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.46% fail on Horn
    • 0.91% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.68% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.68% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.68% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (79% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Rear fog lamp (79% better than other 1994 cars)
        • 0.68% fail on Rear fog lamp (78% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.46% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 11% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 11% fail on Exhaust emissions (52% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 10% fail on Spark ignition (62% worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 7.7% fail on Catalyst emissions (67% worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.46% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.23% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.23% fail on Catalytic converter
      • 0.68% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.46% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.23% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
  • 5.9% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 4.8% fail on Seat belts
      • 4.6% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.23% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
  • 5.0% fail on Visibility
    • 3.0% fail on Washers
    • 2.3% fail on Wipers
    • 0.23% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.23% fail on Windscreen
  • 4.6% fail on Tyres
    • 3.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.8% fail on Condition
  • 1.1% fail on Steering (75% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Power steering
      • 0.23% fail on Operation
      • 0.23% fail on Other components
    • 0.23% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.23% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.23% fail on Steering column
    • 0.23% fail on Steering play
      • 0.23% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.68% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.68% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.68% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.46% fail on Condition (5 times worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Attachment

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