Ford Focus MOT Results

Registered in 2010
69.6% pass rate
from 59,509 tests in 2017
(4.3% 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.

  • 19% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (40% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 9.0% fail on Headlamp aim (160% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Position lamps (47% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Front lamps (70% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Rear lamps (59% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.0017% fail on Switch
    • 3.6% fail on Direction indicators (140% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Flashing type (140% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Individual lamps (120% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Side repeaters (190% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on All direction indicators (120% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0034% fail on Tell tales
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamps (29% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp (31% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.060% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.0017% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.024% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.010% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.010% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.0034% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.0034% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.0017% fail on Switch
    • 2.9% fail on Registration plate lamp (21% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.75% fail on Rear fog lamp (100% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Fog lamp (110% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on Tell tale (160% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0017% fail on Switch
    • 0.65% fail on Stop lamp (74% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (73% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.057% fail on Horn (68% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.040% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.030% fail on Battery (74% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.0067% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.0017% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.0017% fail on Lamp
  • 7.4% fail on Tyres (9.7% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Tread depth (14% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Condition (13% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.097% fail on Size/type
    • 0.072% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.050% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (60% better than other 2010 cars)
  • 6.9% fail on Suspension (15% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Coil springs (8.5% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Condition (8.3% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Location
    • 2.0% fail on Suspension arms (53% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (50% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Attachment (190% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Condition
    • 1.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (24% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Linkage condition (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (62% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (37% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0017% fail on Presence
    • 0.35% fail on Shock absorbers (67% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Condition (67% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Drive shafts (53% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Front drive shafts (53% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Constant velocity joints (53% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0050% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.0017% fail on Couplings
      • 0.0034% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.0034% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.24% fail on Front suspension joints (30% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Wheel bearings (35% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Front
      • 0.060% fail on Rear (59% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Trailing arms (37% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.010% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0067% fail on Attachment
    • 0.047% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.027% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.015% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0050% fail on Attachment
    • 0.018% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.017% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0017% fail on Condition
    • 0.013% fail on Macpherson strut (88% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Condition (88% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.012% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.012% fail on Condition
    • 0.0067% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.0067% fail on Component mounting
    • 0.0034% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.0034% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0017% fail on Axles
      • 0.0017% fail on King pins
  • 4.0% fail on Driver's view of the road (16% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Washers (22% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Wipers (48% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.11% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.094% fail on Mirrors
  • 3.3% fail on Brakes (41% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Hub components (26% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Brake pads (30% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.025% fail on Brake calipers (49% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0067% fail on Brake linings
    • 1.1% fail on Brake performance (51% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Front wheels (34% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Rear wheels (66% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Parking brake performance (56% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Brake imbalance (25% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.013% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.0050% fail on Brake operation
    • 0.11% fail on Hydraulic systems (80% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on Components (79% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.060% fail on Hoses (40% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.015% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.013% fail on Pipes (95% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (81% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Leaks (79% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0017% fail on Operation
    • 0.11% fail on ABS (44% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.086% fail on Parking brake (75% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.086% fail on Condition (73% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.077% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.077% fail on Pedal
        • 0.076% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.0017% fail on Condition
    • 0.052% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.018% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.017% fail on Cable
      • 0.0017% fail on Lever
    • 0.0084% fail on Restricted movement (92% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.0017% fail on Locking devices
  • 1.1% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (19% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.81% fail on Exhaust system (13% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Emissions
    • 0.071% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.067% fail on Fuel system (67% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on System (49% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Cap (87% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Pipe
      • 0.0067% fail on Tank
      • 0.0034% fail on Hose
  • 0.50% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.50% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.47% fail on Steering (54% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Steering system (63% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Steering rack (41% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Track rod end (85% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Ball joint (44% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Free play
        • 0.015% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.013% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.0017% fail on Intermediate drop arm
      • 0.0017% fail on Other components
        • 0.0017% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.12% fail on Power steering (97% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Operation (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.010% fail on Other components
      • 0.0067% fail on Pump
      • 0.0034% fail on Rams
      • 0.0017% fail on Electronic power steering
      • 0.0017% fail on Drive system
    • 0.010% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.0067% fail on Steering control
      • 0.0050% fail on Steering wheel
      • 0.0017% fail on Steering lock
    • 0.0017% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.43% fail on Road Wheels (43% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Attachment (77% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.091% fail on Condition
  • 0.28% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (47% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Seat belts (39% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Condition (34% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0050% fail on Requirements (73% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0034% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0017% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.12% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (57% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (56% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0050% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.0034% fail on Seat belt pre-tensioner
  • 0.24% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (29% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Body condition
    • 0.062% fail on Doors (51% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.017% fail on Passengers front (64% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Drivers (63% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Seats (67% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Drivers (60% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0050% fail on Passengers (80% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.013% fail on Body security
    • 0.010% fail on Load security
      • 0.0067% fail on Access panel
      • 0.0017% fail on Bootlid
      • 0.0017% fail on Tailgate
    • 0.0034% fail on Spare wheel
    • 0.0017% fail on Engine mountings
  • 0.0017% fail on Towbars
    • 0.0017% fail on Towbar

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