Ford Focus MOT Results

Registered in 2000
45.2% pass rate
from 23,971 tests in 2017
(11% worse than other 2000 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 2000 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Focus is unusually good or bad.

  • 29% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (19% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 9.5% fail on Stop lamp (71% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 8.6% fail on Registration plate lamp (48% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Headlamp aim (10.0% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Position lamps (6.6% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Front lamps (7.7% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.94% fail on Rear lamps (50% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on All position lamps
    • 6.0% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.013% fail on Switch (76% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.9% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.038% fail on Dipswitch
      • 0.013% fail on Switch
      • 0.0083% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (89% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.0042% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.0042% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.0083% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (86% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.0042% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.0042% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.0083% fail on Matched pair
    • 0.67% fail on Direction indicators (76% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Flashing type (76% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on Individual lamps (81% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Side repeaters (65% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.046% fail on All direction indicators (84% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Tell tales
    • 0.56% fail on Battery (49% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Horn (42% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.050% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.038% fail on Hazard warning (85% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Switch (81% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.0042% fail on Lamp
      • 0.0042% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.033% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.017% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 27% fail on Suspension (26% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 12% fail on Anti-roll bars (130% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 7.2% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (120% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Linkage condition (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (47% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Attachment (93% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Presence
    • 6.8% fail on Prescribed areas (35% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Component mounting (54% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Subframe mounting (29% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Spring mounting (64% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Suspension arms (16% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (11% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Condition (160% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Attachment
    • 4.0% fail on Wheel bearings (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Rear (160% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Front (23% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Coil springs (15% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Condition (14% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Location
    • 2.5% fail on Drive shafts (42% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Front drive shafts (43% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Constant velocity joints (44% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.075% fail on Drive shafts (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Couplings
      • 0.058% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.058% fail on Drive shafts
    • 2.3% fail on Sub-frames (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Condition (6 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Attachment
    • 1.6% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.5% fail on Trailing arms (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Attachment (170% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Condition
    • 1.0% fail on Shock absorbers (38% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Condition (38% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Tie bars/rods (45% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.071% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Attachment (180% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Radius arms (55% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.017% fail on Condition
      • 0.0083% fail on Attachment
    • 0.063% fail on Macpherson strut (87% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Condition (87% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.038% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.038% fail on Condition
    • 0.013% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.0083% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0042% fail on Condition
    • 0.0042% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.0042% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.0042% fail on Axles
      • 0.0042% fail on Axle beam
    • 0.0042% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 20% fail on Brakes (17% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 12% fail on Brake performance (28% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 6.4% fail on Parking brake performance (51% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Rear wheels (25% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Front wheels (51% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Service brake performance (49% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.19% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.029% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.0042% fail on Gradient hand brake
    • 8.6% fail on Hydraulic systems (33% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 8.2% fail on Components (36% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 6.7% fail on Pipes (63% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.84% fail on Hoses (44% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.82% fail on Valves
        • 0.25% fail on Reservoirs (150% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.096% fail on Cylinders (120% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.0042% fail on Servos
      • 0.53% fail on Leaks
      • 0.10% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.021% fail on Operation (81% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Hub components
      • 2.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.89% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.11% fail on Wheel cylinder (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.083% fail on Brake calipers (44% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Brake linings (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Brake back plates
      • 0.025% fail on Brake drums
    • 1.1% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.29% fail on ABS (79% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.27% fail on Pedal
        • 0.20% fail on Anti-slip (80% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.071% fail on Condition
    • 0.20% fail on Restricted movement (35% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.18% fail on Cable
      • 0.0083% fail on Lever
    • 0.083% fail on Electronic stability system (66% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.013% fail on Air and vacuum systems (80% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Components
        • 0.0083% fail on Pipes
        • 0.0042% fail on Servos
    • 0.013% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.0083% fail on Prescribed areas (87% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.0083% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
    • 0.0042% fail on Additional braking devices
  • 11% fail on Tyres (29% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Tread depth (34% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Condition (27% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Size/type (38% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Valve stem
  • 10.0% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.8% fail on Wipers
    • 3.5% fail on Washers
    • 0.87% fail on Mirrors (88% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.063% fail on Bonnet (62% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.0083% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 9.2% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (16% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Exhaust system (15% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Emissions (38% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.37% fail on Fuel system (56% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Pipe
      • 0.11% fail on Tank
      • 0.10% fail on System (61% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Hose
      • 0.017% fail on Cap (94% better than other 2000 cars)
  • 5.5% fail on Steering (18% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Steering system (13% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Track rod end (41% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Steering rack (43% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.13% fail on Free play
        • 0.13% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.096% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.025% fail on Other components
        • 0.025% fail on Steering pivot point
      • 0.021% fail on Drag link end (82% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.0042% fail on Intermediate drop arm
      • 0.0042% fail on Steering damper
    • 0.93% fail on Power steering (64% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Operation (130% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Other components (78% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Pump (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.083% fail on Pipes and hoses (48% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Rams
      • 0.0042% fail on Drive system
    • 0.13% fail on Steering operation (60% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.075% fail on Steering control
      • 0.058% fail on Steering column (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.042% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.017% fail on Locking devices
  • 4.7% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.8% fail on Seat belts (12% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.97% fail on Condition (79% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Requirements (65% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Attachment
    • 0.92% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (46% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (46% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 3.1% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (15% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Body condition
    • 0.65% fail on Vehicle structure (32% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Chassis (32% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Doors
      • 0.33% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.096% fail on Drivers (43% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.092% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.21% fail on Seats (38% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Passengers (58% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Drivers (89% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.050% fail on Body security
    • 0.046% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.025% fail on Load security
      • 0.013% fail on Bootlid
      • 0.0083% fail on Tailgate
      • 0.0042% fail on Access panel
    • 0.021% fail on Engine mountings (80% better than other 2000 cars)
  • 1.4% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.41% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.23% fail on Attachment
    • 0.18% fail on Condition (78% worse than other 2000 cars)
  • 0.038% fail on Towbars (76% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.038% fail on Vehicle structure (73% better than other 2000 cars)

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