Ford Focus MOT Results

Registered in 2014
87.7% pass rate
from 69,941 tests in 2017
(14% better than other 2014 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 2014 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Focus is unusually good or bad.

  • 4.9% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.69% fail on Direction indicators (120% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Flashing type (120% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.60% fail on Side repeaters (130% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.067% fail on Individual lamps (55% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.023% fail on All direction indicators (150% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.0014% fail on Switch
    • 0.65% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.60% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.029% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (50% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.024% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (56% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.0029% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.0014% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.0086% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.0057% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.0029% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
        • 0.0014% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.0029% fail on Switch
      • 0.0014% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.0014% fail on Dipswitch
    • 0.64% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.58% fail on Position lamps (15% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Front lamps (28% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.0029% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.0014% fail on Switch
    • 0.22% fail on Horn (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Rear fog lamp (27% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Fog lamp (27% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0014% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.14% fail on Registration plate lamp (82% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.050% fail on Hazard warning (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Switch (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Lamp (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0014% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.030% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.024% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.014% fail on Battery
    • 0.0086% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 4.6% fail on Tyres
    • 2.2% fail on Tread depth (25% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Condition (23% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.85% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.093% fail on Size/type (65% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.020% fail on Valve stem
  • 2.0% fail on Brakes (6.8% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Hub components (17% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Brake pads (20% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.010% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.0043% fail on Brake linings
    • 0.22% fail on Brake performance (57% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Front wheels (32% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.043% fail on Rear wheels (81% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Parking brake performance (85% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.0029% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.064% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.064% fail on Pedal
        • 0.063% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.0014% fail on Condition
    • 0.056% fail on Hydraulic systems (41% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Components
        • 0.023% fail on Hoses
        • 0.013% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.0071% fail on Pipes
      • 0.0071% fail on Leaks
      • 0.0043% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (76% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0014% fail on Operation
    • 0.017% fail on ABS
    • 0.0086% fail on Parking brake (93% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0086% fail on Condition (92% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.0043% fail on Electronic stability system (83% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.0014% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.0014% fail on Cable
    • 0.0014% fail on Restricted movement
  • 1.6% fail on Driver's view of the road (51% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Washers
    • 0.51% fail on Wipers (76% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Windscreen (28% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.061% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.0014% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.0014% fail on Bonnet
  • 0.42% fail on Suspension (53% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Suspension arms (29% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (30% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0043% fail on Condition
    • 0.086% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.066% fail on Front
      • 0.020% fail on Rear
    • 0.066% fail on Drive shafts (62% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Front drive shafts (61% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.060% fail on Constant velocity joints (64% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.0043% fail on Drive shafts (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.0014% fail on Couplings
    • 0.056% fail on Shock absorbers (79% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on Condition (79% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.039% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.026% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0071% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0057% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.030% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.024% fail on Coil springs (79% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Condition (79% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0014% fail on Location
    • 0.017% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.0086% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0071% fail on Condition (11 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0014% fail on Attachment
    • 0.013% fail on Tie bars/rods (190% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0014% fail on Attachment
    • 0.0043% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.0014% fail on Condition
      • 0.0014% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0014% fail on Attachment
    • 0.0029% fail on Macpherson strut (85% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0029% fail on Condition (85% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.0014% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.0014% fail on Suspension unit
  • 0.22% fail on Registration plates and VIN (28% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Registration plate (28% better than other 2014 cars)
  • 0.22% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.16% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.16% fail on Condition
      • 0.0029% fail on Requirements
      • 0.0014% fail on Attachment
    • 0.059% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (39% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (35% better than other 2014 cars)
  • 0.14% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.11% fail on Attachment (45% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.024% fail on Condition (50% better than other 2014 cars)
  • 0.11% fail on Steering
    • 0.080% fail on Steering system
      • 0.029% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.027% fail on Track rod end (47% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Steering arm (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0071% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0057% fail on Free play
        • 0.0057% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.021% fail on Power steering (120% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Operation (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0071% fail on Pipes and hoses (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0014% fail on Pump
    • 0.0071% fail on Steering control
      • 0.0043% fail on Steering column
      • 0.0029% fail on Steering lock
    • 0.0029% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.0014% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.097% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.067% fail on Body condition
    • 0.016% fail on Doors
      • 0.0086% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.0057% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.0014% fail on Drivers
    • 0.010% fail on Seats
      • 0.0057% fail on Drivers
      • 0.0043% fail on Passengers
    • 0.0043% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.0014% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.0014% fail on Chassis
  • 0.094% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (65% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.049% fail on Emissions
    • 0.017% fail on Exhaust system (87% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.014% fail on Fuel system (79% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0057% fail on Pipe
      • 0.0043% fail on System
      • 0.0029% fail on Hose
      • 0.0014% fail on Cap
  • 0.0014% fail on Towbars
    • 0.0014% fail on Towbar

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