Ford Focus MOT Results

Registered in 2010
61.7% pass rate
from 64,505 tests in 2020
(1.4% 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.

  • 14% fail on Suspension (17% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Suspension arms (43% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Pins and bushes (170% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Ball joint (46% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint dust cover (50% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on Suspension arm (17% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0062% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (55% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Anti-roll bars (52% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Linkage (10 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Linkage ball joints (37% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Ball joint (15% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Anti-roll bar (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (86% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting (11 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Pins and bushes (120% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (7 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Ball joint dust cover (83% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Springs (14% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Coil springs (14% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 4.7% fail on Coil spring (14% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0031% fail on Mounting (85% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0031% fail on Leaf springs (7 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0031% fail on Spring saddle (15 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Shock absorbers (64% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Wheel bearings (3.8% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Other suspension component (47% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Pins and bushes (29% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Ball joint (68% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0078% fail on Other suspension component (27% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0078% fail on Ball joint dust cover (77% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.048% fail on Suspension rods (4.7% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Suspension rod (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Pins and bushes (40% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Ball joint (10% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0031% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0016% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.042% fail on Axles (66% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Swivel pins and bushes (64% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.026% fail on Macpherson strut (80% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0093% fail on Macpherson strut (72% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0093% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (80% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0062% fail on Pins and bushes (86% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0016% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.025% fail on Sub-frames (83% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Pins and bushes (78% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0062% fail on Sub-frame (91% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0031% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (81% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0031% fail on Ball joint (29% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.0093% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (77% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.0016% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.0016% fail on Suspension unit
  • 14% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (15% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Direction indicators (100% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Flashing type (100% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Individual direction indicators (96% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Side repeaters (150% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on All direction indicators (41% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim (29% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim (26% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (51% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamps (20% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp (22% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Headlamp levelling device (11% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (23% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0062% fail on Dipswitch (4.7% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (6.5% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (110% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (110% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (120% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.019% fail on Switch (23% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.94% fail on Stop lamp (69% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.75% fail on Reversing lamps (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Reversing lamps (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Reversing lamp switch (130% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Position lamps (180% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Position lamp (190% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0031% fail on All position lamps (30% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Electrical equipment (69% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Horn (66% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Battery(ies) (75% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0047% fail on Trailer electrical socket (52% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0047% fail on Electrical wiring (81% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.062% fail on Rear reflectors (1.7% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.039% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (84% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (90% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0047% fail on Main beam tell-tale (0.096% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.0031% fail on Hazard warning (91% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0031% fail on Switch (91% better than other 2010 cars)
  • 7.6% fail on Tyres (19% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Tread depth (15% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Condition (29% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Size/type (8.7% better than other 2010 cars)
  • 4.9% fail on Visibility (2.4% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Washers (32% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Wipers (40% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Bonnet (100% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Driver's view (42% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.096% fail on View to rear (34% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.093% fail on Mirrors (35% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0031% fail on Indirect vision devices (14% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.090% fail on Condition of glass (4.0% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Windscreen (4.4% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0016% fail on Window
  • 4.3% fail on Brakes (44% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Mechanical brake components (29% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Brake linings and pads (38% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Brake pads (38% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on Brake linings (46% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Brake discs and drums (14% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Brake discs (13% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0016% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.065% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (28% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.056% fail on Cable (9.4% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0047% fail on Lever (81% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0016% fail on Rod
        • 0.0016% fail on Linkage
        • 0.0016% fail on Pivot
    • 1.9% fail on Brake performance (48% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Service brake performance (52% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.90% fail on Rbt (52% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.72% fail on Service brake performance (54% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.22% fail on Service brake imbalance (43% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.0031% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (190% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on Plate brake tester (67% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.0078% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (68% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.0031% fail on Service brake performance (63% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0031% fail on Decelerometer (72% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.0031% fail on Service brake performance (72% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (43% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.89% fail on Rbt (sp) (40% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Parking brake performance (48% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Rbt (47% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.32% fail on Parking brake performance (47% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.036% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (40% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.0047% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (66% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0078% fail on Plate brake tester (61% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.0047% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (51% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.0031% fail on Parking brake performance (67% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (58% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Rbt (sp) (57% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.13% fail on Service brake imbalance (67% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.090% fail on Service brake performance (40% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0031% fail on Plate brake tester (sp) (42% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.0031% fail on Service brake imbalance (37% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Brake performance not tested (63% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (65% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Anti-lock braking system (60% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Electronic stability control (59% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0016% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.11% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (66% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Pedal (50% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Hand lever (78% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.062% fail on Parking brake control (81% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on Lever (78% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.050% fail on Hydraulic systems (48% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Brake fluid (40% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0031% fail on Reservoirs (78% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0016% fail on Servos
      • 0.0016% fail on Master cylinder
    • 0.045% fail on Flexible brake hoses (55% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.045% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (59% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (54% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (66% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.012% fail on Rigid brake pipes (98% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.0078% fail on Other components and prescribed areas (26% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0078% fail on Other components (9.3% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.0047% fail on Air and vacuum systems (40% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0016% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
      • 0.0016% fail on Leaks
      • 0.0016% fail on Servos
    • 0.0016% fail on Hand operated control valves
      • 0.0016% fail on Condition
  • 2.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure (21% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Exhaust system (6.0% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.73% fail on Transmission (48% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Drive shafts (48% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.68% fail on Joints (49% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.019% fail on Drive shaft (80% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Prop shafts (52% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.029% fail on Joints (42% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0047% fail on Belts (50% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Body (26% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Other body component (22% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Panel (25% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0031% fail on Body condition (39% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0031% fail on Mounting fixings (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.087% fail on Doors (45% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Other passenger's door (27% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.039% fail on Door condition (27% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0016% fail on Hinge
      • 0.028% fail on Driver's door (38% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.028% fail on Door condition (31% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Front passenger's door (62% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.023% fail on Door condition (60% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.081% fail on Undertray (88% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.076% fail on Bumpers (26% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on Fuel system (63% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Tank (22% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (84% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0062% fail on Pipe (68% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0047% fail on System (35% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0016% fail on Hose
    • 0.040% fail on Seats (48% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Driver's seat (54% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Passenger's seat (37% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.026% fail on Engine mounting (15% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Engine mounting condition (38% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Bracket (47% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.0093% fail on Boot lid (51% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0062% fail on Boot lid condition (62% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0031% fail on Other boot lid component (19% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.0078% fail on Integral vehicle structure (73% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0078% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (59% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.0047% fail on Chassis (67% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0031% fail on Strengthening plate (190% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0016% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.0016% fail on Towbar
      • 0.0016% fail on Coupling
    • 0.0016% fail on Floor
    • 0.0016% fail on Passenger compartment
  • 2.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (9.1% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Exhaust emissions (7.9% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Compression ignition (30% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.91% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (51% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (21% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.085% fail on Emissions not tested (17% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (2.4% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (49% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on Emission control equipment (23% worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.011% fail on Catalytic converter (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.0047% fail on Other emission control equipment (53% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0047% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (55% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0016% fail on Pre 01/01/1980 visual
      • 1.2% fail on Spark ignition (34% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.65% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (23% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on Catalyst emissions (40% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Emissions not tested (54% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.042% fail on Emission control equipment (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.040% fail on Catalytic converter (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.0016% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.0062% fail on Non catalyst emissions (48% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.096% fail on Fluid leaks (48% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on Engine oil leaks (58% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Transmission oil leaks (27% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Other leaks (42% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0078% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks (8.0% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.051% fail on Noise suppression (83% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Undertray (82% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Sound deadening material (84% worse than other 2010 cars)
  • 0.83% fail on Steering (59% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Steering linkage components (76% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Track rod end (79% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Ball joint (47% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Locking devices (9.2% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Drag link end (44% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0031% fail on Other components (49% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0016% fail on Steering component
        • 0.0016% fail on Steering linkage
      • 0.0016% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.0016% fail on Lock stop
    • 0.34% fail on Steering gear (46% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Steering rack (52% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0016% fail on Operation
      • 0.0016% fail on Steering box
    • 0.096% fail on Power steering (34% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Operation (2.8% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Other components (92% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Pipes and hoses (6.3% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Pump (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0078% fail on Rams (170% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.026% fail on Steering play (47% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Steering rack (46% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.0031% fail on Steering wheel (67% better than other 2010 cars)
  • 0.64% fail on Road Wheels (54% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Attachment (80% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.099% fail on Condition (13% better than other 2010 cars)
  • 0.49% fail on Identification of the vehicle (19% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Registration plates (19% worse than other 2010 cars)
  • 0.38% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (51% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Seat belts (37% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Condition (33% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0093% fail on Requirements (34% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0078% fail on Prescribed areas (75% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0016% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0016% fail on Pre-tensioners
    • 0.16% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (63% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.0016% fail on Airbags
      • 0.0016% fail on Drivers airbag

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