Ford Fiesta MOT Results

Registered in 1995
52.2% pass rate
from 956 tests in 2017
(13% worse than other 1995 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 1995 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Fiesta is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Suspension (32% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 11% fail on Prescribed areas (74% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 8.4% fail on Component mounting (64% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Subframe mounting (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 7.2% fail on Drive shafts (140% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 7.1% fail on Front drive shafts (140% worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 7.1% fail on Constant velocity joints (140% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.10% fail on Drive shafts
    • 6.3% fail on Suspension arms (120% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (130% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Attachment
    • 2.2% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 2.0% fail on Rear (120% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Front
    • 1.6% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.0% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.31% fail on Attachment
      • 0.21% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.10% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.3% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.63% fail on Shock absorbers (69% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Condition (69% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.42% fail on Condition
    • 0.31% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.21% fail on Condition
      • 0.10% fail on Attachment
    • 0.21% fail on Coil springs (81% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Condition
      • 0.10% fail on Location
    • 0.10% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.10% fail on Condition
    • 0.10% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.10% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.10% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.10% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.10% fail on Axles
      • 0.10% fail on Axle beam
  • 17% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 5.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.9% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.0% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.63% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.10% fail on Side repeaters
    • 2.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.9% fail on Position lamps (60% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Front lamps (53% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Rear lamps (70% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Battery
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate lamp (69% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Horn
    • 0.94% fail on Rear fog lamp (70% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.94% fail on Fog lamp (67% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.10% fail on Switch
    • 0.63% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.31% fail on Lamp
      • 0.21% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.10% fail on Switch
    • 0.21% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.10% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 14% fail on Brakes
    • 10% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.2% fail on Front wheels (87% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Rear wheels (52% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.1% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.42% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.21% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.5% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 4.0% fail on Components
        • 2.8% fail on Pipes
        • 1.2% fail on Hoses
      • 0.31% fail on Leaks
      • 0.21% fail on Operation
    • 1.3% fail on Hub components
      • 0.94% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.21% fail on Brake pads (85% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Wheel cylinder
    • 0.42% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.42% fail on Condition
    • 0.21% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.21% fail on Pedal
        • 0.21% fail on Condition
    • 0.21% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.21% fail on Cable
    • 0.21% fail on Restricted movement
  • 14% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (31% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 10% fail on Emissions (71% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.3% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.42% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.21% fail on Cap
      • 0.10% fail on Pipe
      • 0.10% fail on System
  • 8.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (70% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 8.2% fail on Seat belts (83% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 7.9% fail on Prescribed areas (110% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Requirements
      • 0.10% fail on Attachment
    • 0.31% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.21% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.10% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 7.7% fail on Tyres (41% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.21% fail on Size/type
    • 0.10% fail on Valve stem
  • 7.5% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.1% fail on Wipers
    • 1.9% fail on Washers (47% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.31% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.21% fail on Bonnet
  • 7.4% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 4.2% fail on Body condition
    • 2.2% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 2.2% fail on Chassis
    • 1.0% fail on Doors
      • 0.52% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.42% fail on Drivers
      • 0.21% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.21% fail on Seats
      • 0.21% fail on Drivers
    • 0.21% fail on Spare wheel (5 times worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.10% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.10% fail on Body security
  • 4.1% fail on Steering
    • 2.1% fail on Steering system (47% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.31% fail on Free play
        • 0.31% fail on Steering rack (3 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Track rod end (82% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.10% fail on Steering arm
    • 1.0% fail on Steering control (3 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Steering column (4 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Steering coupling (4 times worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Universal joint (4 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Steering lock
      • 0.10% fail on Steering shaft
    • 1.0% fail on Power steering
      • 0.63% fail on Other components
      • 0.42% fail on Operation
      • 0.10% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.10% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.10% fail on Locking devices
  • 1.3% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.31% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.31% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 1995 cars)
  • 0.10% fail on Towbars
    • 0.10% fail on Vehicle structure

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