Ford Fiesta MOT Results

Registered in 1995
57.0% pass rate
from 619 tests in 2020
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 1995 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Fiesta is unusually good or bad.

  • 17% fail on Suspension (30% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 8.2% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (66% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Suspension arms (88% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.81% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.32% fail on Suspension arm
    • 1.8% fail on Sub-frames (180% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.16% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.5% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.48% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.32% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.32% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.16% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.3% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.1% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.32% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.16% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint
  • 15% fail on Body, chassis, structure (38% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Transmission (120% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Drive shafts (150% worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 6.1% fail on Joints (160% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Belts
    • 4.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.4% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 2.4% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.5% fail on Body
      • 0.97% fail on Panel (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Other body component
      • 0.16% fail on Body condition
    • 1.3% fail on Chassis
      • 1.3% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.81% fail on Doors
      • 0.48% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.48% fail on Door condition
      • 0.32% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.32% fail on Door condition
    • 0.65% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.48% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.16% fail on Pipe
    • 0.32% fail on Floor
    • 0.32% fail on Seats
      • 0.16% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.16% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.16% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.16% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.16% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.16% fail on Load security
      • 0.16% fail on Dropside
        • 0.16% fail on Dropside condition
    • 0.16% fail on Cabs
      • 0.16% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 12% fail on Brake performance (66% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 9.4% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 9.4% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
          • 6.3% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
          • 3.9% fail on Service brake performance (150% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.7% fail on Rbt
          • 2.9% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.97% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.16% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.16% fail on Service brake performance
      • 3.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.4% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.97% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.97% fail on Rbt
          • 0.81% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.16% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
    • 2.4% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.97% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.65% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.65% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.32% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.32% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.65% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.48% fail on Pedal
      • 0.16% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.48% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.48% fail on Lever
    • 0.32% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.16% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.16% fail on Leaks
    • 0.16% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.16% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.16% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.16% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.16% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.16% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.16% fail on Other braking system component
  • 13% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (60% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 13% fail on Exhaust emissions (70% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 13% fail on Spark ignition (90% worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 9.7% fail on Catalyst emissions (77% worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Emissions not tested (190% worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 0.48% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.32% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.16% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.16% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.16% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
    • 0.32% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.32% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 11% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (27% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.16% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.9% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.16% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.1% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.97% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.65% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.16% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.16% fail on Horn
    • 0.81% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (73% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Rear fog lamp (73% better than other 1995 cars)
        • 0.48% fail on Rear fog lamp (83% better than other 1995 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on Switch
    • 0.16% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.16% fail on Switch
    • 0.16% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.16% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 7.4% fail on Visibility
    • 5.7% fail on Wipers
    • 1.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.81% fail on View to rear
      • 0.81% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.16% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.16% fail on Windscreen
  • 5.7% fail on Tyres
    • 4.0% fail on Tread depth (90% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.32% fail on Size/type
  • 4.8% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 4.7% fail on Seat belts
      • 4.5% fail on Prescribed areas (65% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Attachment
      • 0.16% fail on Requirements
    • 0.16% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 1.9% fail on Steering (56% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.65% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.32% fail on Operation (13 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.65% fail on Power steering
      • 0.48% fail on Other components
      • 0.16% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.32% fail on Steering linkage components (87% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.16% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.16% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.16% fail on Steering play
      • 0.16% fail on Steering rack
  • 1.3% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.81% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.48% fail on Condition (13 times worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Attachment

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