Ford Focus MOT Results

Registered in 2011
73.9% pass rate
from 63,796 tests in 2017
(6.0% worse than other 2011 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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Focus is unusually good or bad.

  • 11% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (8.3% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Headlamp aim (72% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Direction indicators (97% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Flashing type (97% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.00% fail on Individual lamps (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.92% fail on Side repeaters (92% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on All direction indicators (100% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.0016% fail on Tell tales
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.047% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.041% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.0063% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.017% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.0078% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.0078% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.0016% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.0016% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.0016% fail on Switch
    • 1.7% fail on Position lamps (17% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.14% fail on Rear lamps (63% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate lamp (42% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.89% fail on Stop lamp (45% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.32% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.0094% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.21% fail on Horn (53% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.063% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.025% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.024% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.020% fail on Switch
      • 0.0016% fail on Lamp
      • 0.0016% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.017% fail on Battery (78% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.0078% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.0063% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 8.5% fail on Suspension (52% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Coil springs (180% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 6.8% fail on Condition (180% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Location
    • 0.88% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.84% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.030% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0078% fail on Condition
    • 0.30% fail on Anti-roll bars (52% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (61% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Linkage condition (80% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (60% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0078% fail on Condition
      • 0.0047% fail on Presence (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0016% fail on Attachment
    • 0.22% fail on Drive shafts (58% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Front drive shafts (58% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Constant velocity joints (58% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.0031% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.0031% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.0031% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.20% fail on Shock absorbers (75% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Condition (75% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.15% fail on Front
      • 0.052% fail on Rear (47% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Trailing arms (51% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (49% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0078% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0031% fail on Condition
    • 0.11% fail on Front suspension joints (51% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.025% fail on Radius arms (130% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0016% fail on Condition
      • 0.0016% fail on Attachment
    • 0.014% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.011% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0031% fail on Attachment (6 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.013% fail on Macpherson strut (84% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Condition (84% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.011% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.011% fail on Condition
    • 0.0047% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.0031% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0016% fail on Attachment
    • 0.0031% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.0016% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.0016% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.0016% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.0016% fail on Component mounting
  • 6.9% fail on Tyres (8.4% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Tread depth (29% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Condition (11% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.14% fail on Size/type
    • 0.063% fail on Valve stem
  • 3.2% fail on Driver's view of the road (29% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Washers
    • 1.3% fail on Wipers (52% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.082% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.064% fail on Bonnet
  • 3.1% fail on Brakes (32% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Hub components (22% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Brake pads (27% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.011% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.011% fail on Brake calipers (70% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.91% fail on Brake performance (40% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Front wheels (21% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Parking brake performance (41% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Rear wheels (61% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Brake imbalance (32% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.086% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.011% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.0063% fail on Brake operation
    • 0.11% fail on Parking brake (60% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Condition (54% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.096% fail on Hydraulic systems (72% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Components (75% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.033% fail on Hoses (51% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.019% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.011% fail on Pipes (93% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Leaks
      • 0.0063% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (88% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0063% fail on Operation
    • 0.058% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.058% fail on Pedal
        • 0.056% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.0016% fail on Condition
    • 0.049% fail on ABS (62% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.016% fail on Electronic stability system (80% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.016% fail on Restricted movement (80% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.0094% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.0094% fail on Cable
  • 0.44% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (50% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Exhaust system (51% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Emissions (41% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.047% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.042% fail on Fuel system (74% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on System (69% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Pipe
      • 0.0078% fail on Cap (91% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0031% fail on Tank
      • 0.0016% fail on Hose
  • 0.40% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.40% fail on Registration plate
    • 0.0016% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.27% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.24% fail on Attachment (39% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.034% fail on Condition (66% better than other 2011 cars)
  • 0.26% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (38% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Seat belts (31% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Condition (30% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0094% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0047% fail on Requirements
      • 0.0016% fail on Installation check
        • 0.0016% fail on Belt(s)/padding
    • 0.10% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (47% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (45% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0047% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.0016% fail on Seat belt pre-tensioner
  • 0.22% fail on Steering (60% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Steering system (63% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.077% fail on Track rod end (77% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.016% fail on Ball joint (61% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.0031% fail on Free play (83% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.0031% fail on Steering rack (82% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0031% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.0031% fail on Other components
        • 0.0031% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.036% fail on Power steering
      • 0.025% fail on Operation
      • 0.011% fail on Electronic power steering
      • 0.0031% fail on Other components
      • 0.0016% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.011% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.0016% fail on Steering control
      • 0.0016% fail on Steering wheel
  • 0.12% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (50% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.050% fail on Body condition
    • 0.030% fail on Doors (70% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Passengers other (61% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0094% fail on Drivers (69% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0078% fail on Passengers front (79% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Seats
      • 0.016% fail on Drivers
      • 0.0063% fail on Passengers
    • 0.013% fail on Body security
    • 0.0063% fail on Load security
      • 0.0031% fail on Access panel
      • 0.0016% fail on Bootlid
      • 0.0016% fail on Loading door
    • 0.0047% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.0047% fail on Chassis
  • 0.0016% fail on Towbars
    • 0.0016% fail on Towbar

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