Ford Fiesta MOT Results

Registered in 2017
88.1% pass rate
from 3,866 tests in 2020
(15% worse than other 2017 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 2017 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Fiesta is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.0% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (74% worse than other 2017 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim (120% worse than other 2017 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim (120% worse than other 2017 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Stop lamp (150% worse than other 2017 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.54% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.36% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.36% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.34% fail on Side repeaters (110% worse than other 2017 cars)
        • 0.026% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.28% fail on Rear reflectors (9 times worse than other 2017 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Electrical equipment (180% worse than other 2017 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Horn (3 times worse than other 2017 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.16% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.16% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.026% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.026% fail on Front fog lamps
    • 0.10% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (76% better than other 2017 cars)
    • 0.026% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.026% fail on Switch
  • 2.5% fail on Tyres
    • 1.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.078% fail on Size/type
  • 1.1% fail on Visibility (35% better than other 2017 cars)
    • 0.83% fail on Washers
    • 0.16% fail on Wipers (84% better than other 2017 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.10% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.052% fail on View to rear
      • 0.052% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.026% fail on Driver's view
  • 0.91% fail on Brakes (39% better than other 2017 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Mechanical brake components (49% better than other 2017 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Brake linings and pads (42% better than other 2017 cars)
        • 0.49% fail on Brake pads (45% better than other 2017 cars)
        • 0.026% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.078% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.078% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.26% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.18% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.18% fail on Rbt
          • 0.10% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.078% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.052% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.052% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.052% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.052% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.052% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 0.052% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.026% fail on Pedal
      • 0.026% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.026% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.026% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.026% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.026% fail on Electronic stability control
  • 0.80% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (130% worse than other 2017 cars)
    • 0.80% fail on Exhaust emissions (150% worse than other 2017 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Compression ignition (2 times worse than other 2017 cars)
        • 0.41% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (7 times worse than other 2017 cars)
        • 0.052% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (6 times worse than other 2017 cars)
        • 0.052% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 0.28% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.28% fail on Catalyst emissions (3 times worse than other 2017 cars)
  • 0.34% fail on Suspension
    • 0.13% fail on Springs (3 times worse than other 2017 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Coil springs (3 times worse than other 2017 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Coil spring (3 times worse than other 2017 cars)
    • 0.078% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.078% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.052% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.026% fail on Linkage
      • 0.026% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.026% fail on Axles
      • 0.026% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.026% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.026% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.026% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 0.23% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.078% fail on Body
      • 0.052% fail on Other body component
      • 0.026% fail on Panel
    • 0.052% fail on Transmission
      • 0.052% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.052% fail on Joints
    • 0.052% fail on Seats
      • 0.052% fail on Driver's seat (5 times worse than other 2017 cars)
    • 0.026% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.026% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.026% fail on Engine mounting condition
  • 0.18% fail on Steering
    • 0.13% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.13% fail on Track rod end (3 times worse than other 2017 cars)
    • 0.052% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.052% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.18% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.10% fail on Condition
    • 0.078% fail on Attachment
  • 0.13% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.13% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.13% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.078% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.078% fail on Condition
    • 0.026% fail on Airbags
      • 0.026% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.026% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp

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