Ford Focus MOT Results

Registered in 2006
59.2% pass rate
from 81,321 tests in 2017
(3.3% better than other 2006 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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Focus is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (6.6% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 7.4% fail on Registration plate lamp (23% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Headlamp aim (5.2% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Direction indicators (90% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Flashing type (90% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 3.9% fail on Individual lamps (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.66% fail on All direction indicators (140% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Side repeaters (52% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.022% fail on Tell tales (140% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Position lamps (23% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Front lamps (15% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Rear lamps (61% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamps (11% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Headlamp (13% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (34% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.039% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.0061% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
        • 0.0049% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.026% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.014% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.0086% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.0037% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.0086% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.0025% fail on Dipswitch (79% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.77% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.074% fail on Tell tale (51% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0049% fail on Switch (81% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Horn
    • 0.18% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.16% fail on Battery (66% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.048% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.042% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.031% fail on Hazard warning (58% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.0098% fail on Switch (76% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0086% fail on Lamp (72% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.0086% fail on Trailer electrical socket (61% better than other 2006 cars)
  • 17% fail on Suspension
    • 6.9% fail on Suspension arms (87% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 6.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (88% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Condition (58% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Coil springs (22% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Condition (22% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Location
    • 2.0% fail on Wheel bearings (86% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Rear (100% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Front (63% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Anti-roll bars (57% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (68% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Linkage condition (72% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (65% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Condition
      • 0.039% fail on Attachment (39% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0049% fail on Presence
    • 1.8% fail on Shock absorbers (20% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Condition (20% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0012% fail on Fitment
    • 1.6% fail on Trailing arms (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Attachment (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Condition
    • 1.4% fail on Drive shafts (52% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Front drive shafts (52% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Constant velocity joints (52% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.018% fail on Drive shafts (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.012% fail on Couplings
      • 0.022% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension (56% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.022% fail on Drive shafts (55% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.89% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.19% fail on Radius arms (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0086% fail on Attachment (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0049% fail on Condition
    • 0.18% fail on Prescribed areas (59% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Component mounting (50% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0074% fail on Subframe mounting (92% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0012% fail on Spring mounting
    • 0.084% fail on Bonded suspension (170% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Condition (180% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0037% fail on Attachment
    • 0.074% fail on Tie bars/rods (54% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (58% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0098% fail on Condition
      • 0.0049% fail on Attachment
    • 0.055% fail on Sub-frames (69% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Condition (63% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Attachment
      • 0.011% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (83% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.052% fail on Macpherson strut (75% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Condition (75% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.0098% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.0098% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0037% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.0025% fail on Suspension unit
      • 0.0012% fail on Operation
    • 0.0025% fail on General condition
    • 0.0025% fail on Gas suspension
      • 0.0025% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.0025% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices (81% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.0012% fail on Axles
      • 0.0012% fail on Stub axle
  • 9.5% fail on Tyres (12% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Tread depth (24% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.18% fail on Size/type (30% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.066% fail on Valve stem (31% better than other 2006 cars)
  • 7.0% fail on Brakes (39% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Brake performance (29% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Parking brake performance (9.7% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Rear wheels (44% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Front wheels (43% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Brake imbalance (34% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.077% fail on Service brake performance (57% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Brake performance not tested (80% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Brake operation (65% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0012% fail on Parking brake operation
    • 2.7% fail on Hub components (19% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Brake pads (19% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Brake discs (14% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Brake calipers (50% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0098% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.0049% fail on Brake back plates (72% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0025% fail on Wheel cylinder
    • 0.36% fail on Hydraulic systems (88% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Components (90% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Hoses (70% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.044% fail on Pipes (98% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.043% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.015% fail on Servos
        • 0.0086% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.0012% fail on Valves
      • 0.050% fail on Leaks (77% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (62% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Operation (52% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on ABS (55% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Parking brake (72% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Condition (69% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0012% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.13% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.13% fail on Pedal
        • 0.10% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.031% fail on Condition
    • 0.079% fail on Mechanical components (52% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Cable (51% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0074% fail on Lever
      • 0.0012% fail on Brake slack adjuster
    • 0.059% fail on Restricted movement (74% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.057% fail on Electronic stability system (73% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.036% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.018% fail on Components
        • 0.015% fail on Servos
        • 0.0012% fail on Pipes
        • 0.0012% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.0012% fail on Pump/compressors
      • 0.0098% fail on Operation (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0086% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
    • 0.0025% fail on Full power hydraulic systems
      • 0.0025% fail on Warning
    • 0.0025% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.0012% fail on Additional braking devices
    • 0.0012% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.0012% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
  • 6.2% fail on Driver's view of the road (9.1% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Washers (21% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Wipers (41% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Windscreen (14% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Bonnet (170% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Mirrors (50% better than other 2006 cars)
  • 4.1% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (5.4% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Exhaust system (11% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Emissions (13% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.33% fail on Cap (84% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on System (46% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Pipe
      • 0.0037% fail on Tank (94% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0012% fail on Hose
    • 0.29% fail on Emissions not tested (23% better than other 2006 cars)
  • 1.1% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.47% fail on Seats (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Drivers (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Passengers (60% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Body condition
    • 0.19% fail on Doors (50% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Passengers other (64% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.045% fail on Drivers (36% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.043% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.038% fail on Load security
      • 0.023% fail on Access panel (190% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0098% fail on Bootlid
      • 0.0049% fail on Tailgate
    • 0.034% fail on Body security
    • 0.021% fail on Vehicle structure (73% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Chassis (73% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.0049% fail on Spare wheel (76% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.0025% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.96% fail on Steering (68% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Steering system (78% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Track rod end (84% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Steering rack (55% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Ball joint (65% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Free play (78% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.026% fail on Steering rack (77% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Steering arm (82% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0074% fail on Drag link end (86% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0037% fail on Other components (80% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.0025% fail on Steering component
        • 0.0012% fail on Steering linkage
      • 0.0012% fail on Intermediate drop arm
      • 0.0012% fail on Lock stop
    • 0.33% fail on Power steering (21% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Operation (34% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Pipes and hoses (51% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.085% fail on Other components
      • 0.050% fail on Pump (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Electronic power steering (62% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0049% fail on Drive system
      • 0.0037% fail on Rams
    • 0.028% fail on Steering operation (51% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.011% fail on Locking devices (57% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.0049% fail on Steering control (90% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0037% fail on Steering column
      • 0.0012% fail on Steering shaft
    • 0.0012% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.75% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.74% fail on Registration plate
    • 0.0012% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.63% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (65% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Seat belts (47% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Condition (31% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.077% fail on Prescribed areas (73% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Attachment
      • 0.016% fail on Requirements (64% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0012% fail on Installation check
        • 0.0012% fail on Anchorage's
    • 0.23% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (78% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (79% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Drivers airbag (66% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0049% fail on Passengers airbag
      • 0.0012% fail on Seat belt load limiter
  • 0.46% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.32% fail on Attachment
    • 0.15% fail on Condition
  • 0.0037% fail on Towbars
    • 0.0037% fail on Towbar
  • 0.0012% fail on Driving Controls and Speed Limiters
    • 0.0012% fail on Speed limiter

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