Ford Focus MOT Results

Registered in 2013
84.9% pass rate
from 69,508 tests in 2017
(11% better than other 2013 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 2013 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Focus is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.6% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (13% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.2% fail on Direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Flashing type (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.89% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Individual lamps (160% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.068% fail on All direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.0029% fail on Switch
    • 0.78% fail on Position lamps (20% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Front lamps (14% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Rear lamps (45% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0072% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.0029% fail on Switch
    • 0.71% fail on Stop lamp (34% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Headlamps (48% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Headlamp (50% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.029% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.0058% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale' (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.0029% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.0072% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.0029% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.0029% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.0014% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.0058% fail on Switch
    • 0.31% fail on Horn (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Registration plate lamp (77% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Rear fog lamp (39% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Fog lamp (38% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0029% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.0029% fail on Switch
    • 0.024% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.016% fail on Switch
      • 0.012% fail on Lamp
      • 0.0029% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.013% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (65% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.010% fail on Rear reflectors (67% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.0058% fail on Battery (80% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.0043% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.0014% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 4.7% fail on Tyres
    • 2.7% fail on Tread depth (24% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Condition (13% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Size/type (83% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (70% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.042% fail on Valve stem
  • 2.6% fail on Suspension (55% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Coil springs (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0086% fail on Location
    • 0.17% fail on Suspension arms (29% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (30% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0072% fail on Condition
      • 0.0029% fail on Attachment
    • 0.15% fail on Wheel bearings (34% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Front (110% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Rear (66% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.083% fail on Drive shafts (62% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.083% fail on Front drive shafts (61% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.079% fail on Constant velocity joints (63% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.0029% fail on Couplings
        • 0.0014% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.079% fail on Shock absorbers (79% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.079% fail on Condition (79% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.076% fail on Anti-roll bars (38% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (47% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.014% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.046% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.042% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.037% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0043% fail on Condition (8 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.016% fail on Radius arms (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.0072% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.0072% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0014% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.0014% fail on Condition
    • 0.0014% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.0014% fail on Condition
  • 2.3% fail on Brakes (19% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Hub components
      • 1.7% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.23% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.014% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.0072% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.38% fail on Brake performance (48% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Front wheels (29% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Rear wheels (68% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.058% fail on Parking brake performance (70% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Service brake performance (51% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.056% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.056% fail on Pedal
        • 0.053% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.0029% fail on Condition
    • 0.047% fail on Hydraulic systems (64% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Components (64% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.019% fail on Hoses (58% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.0058% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.0043% fail on Pipes (83% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.0014% fail on Servos
      • 0.0086% fail on Leaks
      • 0.0058% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (79% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0029% fail on Operation
    • 0.037% fail on ABS
    • 0.019% fail on Parking brake (87% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Condition (86% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.010% fail on Electronic stability system (71% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.0058% fail on Restricted movement (86% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.0043% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0014% fail on Operation
      • 0.0014% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
      • 0.0014% fail on Components
        • 0.0014% fail on Servos
    • 0.0014% fail on Additional braking devices
    • 0.0014% fail on Locking devices
  • 1.9% fail on Driver's view of the road (54% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Washers
    • 0.50% fail on Wipers (83% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.062% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.0072% fail on Bonnet
  • 0.32% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.32% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.19% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.17% fail on Attachment (55% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.024% fail on Condition (57% better than other 2013 cars)
  • 0.17% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (58% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Emissions (42% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.033% fail on Exhaust system (87% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.019% fail on Fuel system (75% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Cap (80% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0043% fail on Pipe
      • 0.0029% fail on System (83% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0014% fail on Hose
    • 0.014% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.17% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (37% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
      • 0.0058% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0014% fail on Requirements
      • 0.0014% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.045% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (66% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (68% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0029% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.0029% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.13% fail on Steering (46% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.092% fail on Steering system (56% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Track rod end (78% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.013% fail on Free play (170% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Steering rack (170% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Steering arm (180% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0058% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.026% fail on Power steering
      • 0.019% fail on Operation (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0058% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.0029% fail on Other components
      • 0.0014% fail on Electronic power steering
    • 0.010% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.0029% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.0014% fail on Steering control
      • 0.0014% fail on Steering column
  • 0.065% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (53% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.042% fail on Body condition
    • 0.010% fail on Seats (63% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0072% fail on Drivers
      • 0.0029% fail on Passengers
    • 0.0072% fail on Doors (84% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0043% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.0029% fail on Passengers other (84% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.0043% fail on Body security
    • 0.0014% fail on Spare wheel
  • 0.0014% fail on Towbars
    • 0.0014% fail on Towbar

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