Ford Focus MOT Results

Registered in 2010
62.8% pass rate
from 68,464 tests in 2020
(2.2% worse than other 2010 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 2010 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Focus is unusually good or bad.

  • 16% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (23% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Headlamp aim (44% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Headlamp aim (46% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.9% fail on Direction indicators (110% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Flashing type (110% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Individual direction indicators (98% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Side repeaters (160% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on All direction indicators (52% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0029% fail on Switch
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamps (23% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp (25% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.045% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.0044% fail on Dipswitch
      • 0.0029% fail on Matched pair
    • 3.1% fail on Position lamps (53% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Position lamp (53% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on All position lamps (59% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0015% fail on Switch
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (9.3% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.98% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (110% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.98% fail on Rear fog lamp (120% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.98% fail on Rear fog lamp (120% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on Switch
      • 0.0015% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.0015% fail on Front fog lamps
    • 0.92% fail on Stop lamp (69% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Reversing lamps (190% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Reversing lamps (190% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Reversing lamp switch (140% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.098% fail on Electrical equipment (72% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Horn (73% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Battery(ies) (77% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0088% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.0088% fail on Electrical wiring (65% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.066% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.032% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (83% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
      • 0.0058% fail on Main beam tell-tale
    • 0.0044% fail on Daytime running lamps
    • 0.0015% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.0015% fail on All outline marker lamps
  • 12% fail on Suspension (10% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Suspension arms (42% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Pins and bushes (190% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Ball joint (51% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint dust cover (56% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.012% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 4.3% fail on Springs (14% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Coil springs (14% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 4.3% fail on Coil spring (14% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0073% fail on Mounting
    • 3.8% fail on Anti-roll bars (30% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Linkage (9 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Linkage ball joints (44% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint (33% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Anti-roll bar (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Pins and bushes (120% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (7 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (90% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting (9 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Ball joint dust cover (87% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Shock absorbers (65% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.13% fail on Other suspension component (39% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.042% fail on Ball joint (63% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0073% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.0073% fail on Ball joint dust cover (75% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.044% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.015% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.010% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.0088% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.0088% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0015% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.016% fail on Axles (80% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Swivel pins and bushes (78% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.016% fail on Macpherson strut (87% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0088% fail on Macpherson strut (72% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0073% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (83% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.010% fail on Sub-frames (89% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0058% fail on Sub-frame (82% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0029% fail on Pins and bushes (94% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0015% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.0044% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (79% better than other 2010 cars)
  • 7.5% fail on Tyres (18% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Tread depth (13% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Condition (28% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Size/type
  • 4.6% fail on Visibility (7.5% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Washers (24% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Wipers (44% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Bonnet (100% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.11% fail on View to rear
      • 0.11% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.0029% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.10% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.10% fail on Windscreen
  • 4.1% fail on Brakes (43% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Mechanical brake components (26% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Brake linings and pads (35% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Brake pads (35% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.015% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.92% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.92% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.067% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.054% fail on Cable
        • 0.010% fail on Lever
        • 0.0015% fail on Linkage
        • 0.0015% fail on Relay lever
    • 1.6% fail on Brake performance (51% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (43% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.75% fail on Rbt (sp) (40% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0044% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (95% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0029% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 0.72% fail on Service brake performance (57% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.71% fail on Rbt (57% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.55% fail on Service brake performance (60% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.18% fail on Service brake imbalance (49% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.010% fail on Plate brake tester (62% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.0058% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.0044% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (76% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Parking brake performance (57% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Rbt (56% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.23% fail on Parking brake performance (56% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.023% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (58% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.0029% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.0044% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0029% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.0015% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.20% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (55% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Rbt (sp) (54% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.13% fail on Service brake imbalance (63% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.086% fail on Service brake performance (31% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0015% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.032% fail on Brake performance not tested (62% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (55% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Anti-lock braking system (51% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.086% fail on Electronic stability control (44% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.098% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (67% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Pedal (54% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Hand lever (77% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.058% fail on Parking brake control (81% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Lever (78% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.045% fail on Hydraulic systems (58% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Brake fluid (62% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.0015% fail on Valves
    • 0.034% fail on Flexible brake hoses (64% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.025% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (75% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (67% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0015% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.0058% fail on Rigid brake pipes (99% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.0029% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.0029% fail on Other components
    • 0.0015% fail on Load sensing valves
  • 2.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (8.4% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Exhaust emissions (6.8% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Compression ignition (28% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (46% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.46% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.064% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.035% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.018% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.013% fail on Catalytic converter (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.0044% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.0015% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.0015% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
      • 0.98% fail on Spark ignition (34% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.58% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (25% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Catalyst emissions (44% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.082% fail on Emissions not tested (53% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.058% fail on Emission control equipment (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.058% fail on Catalytic converter (8 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.010% fail on Non catalyst emissions
    • 0.091% fail on Fluid leaks (50% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on Engine oil leaks (61% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.0088% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.0044% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.047% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.028% fail on Undertray
      • 0.019% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 2.4% fail on Body, chassis, structure (23% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.55% fail on Transmission (54% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Drive shafts (53% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.51% fail on Joints (54% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on Drive shaft
        • 0.0015% fail on Flexible couplings
        • 0.0015% fail on Bearing housing
      • 0.022% fail on Prop shafts (57% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.022% fail on Joints (49% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Fuel system (43% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Tank (82% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Pipe
      • 0.020% fail on System
      • 0.019% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (85% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0044% fail on Hose
    • 0.11% fail on Body
      • 0.089% fail on Other body component
      • 0.020% fail on Panel
      • 0.0044% fail on Body condition
    • 0.11% fail on Doors (28% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.047% fail on Door condition
        • 0.0058% fail on Catch
        • 0.0015% fail on Hinge
      • 0.031% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.029% fail on Door condition
        • 0.0015% fail on Catch
      • 0.029% fail on Front passenger's door (52% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.028% fail on Door condition (52% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0015% fail on Catch
    • 0.070% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.054% fail on Undertray
    • 0.031% fail on Seats (58% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.0058% fail on Passenger's seat (80% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.019% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.013% fail on Bracket
      • 0.0058% fail on Engine mounting condition (69% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.0058% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.0058% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.0058% fail on Passenger compartment (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.0029% fail on Integral vehicle structure (81% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0029% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.0015% fail on Chassis
      • 0.0015% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.0015% fail on Floor
  • 0.60% fail on Steering (67% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Steering linkage components (80% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Track rod end (83% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Ball joint (50% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Locking devices
      • 0.0073% fail on Drag link end (68% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0058% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.0044% fail on Other components
        • 0.0029% fail on Steering linkage
        • 0.0015% fail on Steering component
    • 0.24% fail on Steering gear (38% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Steering rack (47% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.057% fail on Power steering
      • 0.026% fail on Other components
      • 0.020% fail on Operation
      • 0.013% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.0029% fail on Pump
    • 0.015% fail on Steering play (64% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Steering rack (64% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.0058% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.0044% fail on Electronic power steering (74% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.0015% fail on Steering column
  • 0.58% fail on Road Wheels (45% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Attachment (72% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Condition
    • 0.0015% fail on Hubs
  • 0.48% fail on Identification of the vehicle (15% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Registration plates (16% worse than other 2010 cars)
  • 0.40% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (45% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Seat belts (33% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Condition (29% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Requirements
      • 0.0029% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0015% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.0015% fail on Pre-tensioners
    • 0.17% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (55% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.012% fail on Airbags
      • 0.012% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.010% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.0058% fail on Belt(s)/padding
    • 0.0044% fail on Anchorages

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