Ford Focus MOT Results

Registered in 2015
85.1% pass rate
from 76,233 tests in 2020
(21% better than other 2015 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 2015 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Focus is unusually good or bad.

  • 4.8% fail on Tyres (13% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Tread depth (19% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Condition (7.5% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.094% fail on Size/type (51% worse than other 2015 cars)
  • 4.1% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (2.8% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamp aim (4.8% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp aim (3.5% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (32% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.94% fail on Direction indicators (170% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.94% fail on Flashing type (170% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.83% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Individual direction indicators (29% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.0079% fail on All direction indicators (14% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0013% fail on Semaphore
        • 0.0013% fail on Arm
    • 0.88% fail on Headlamps (2.5% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.82% fail on Headlamp (0.46% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (28% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Headlamp levelling device (11% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0026% fail on Dipswitch (28% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (83% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Rear fog lamp (83% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on Rear fog lamp (88% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.0026% fail on Switch (73% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0013% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.0013% fail on Front fog lamps
    • 0.30% fail on Stop lamp (61% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (67% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.054% fail on Rear reflectors (70% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.051% fail on Electrical equipment (59% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Horn (68% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Battery(ies) (5.0% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0039% fail on Electrical wiring (50% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0026% fail on Trailer electrical socket (65% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.031% fail on Reversing lamps (48% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Reversing lamps (49% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0013% fail on Reversing lamp switch
    • 0.030% fail on Position lamps (2.1% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Position lamp (26% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Switch (5 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.0039% fail on Hazard warning (29% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0039% fail on Switch (29% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.0013% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.0013% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 2.1% fail on Brakes (36% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Mechanical brake components (27% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Brake linings and pads (18% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Brake pads (18% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.012% fail on Brake linings (14% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Brake discs and drums (72% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Brake discs (72% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0039% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (79% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.0026% fail on Cable (67% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.0013% fail on Lever
    • 0.38% fail on Brake performance (55% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Service brake performance (61% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Rbt (61% better than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.15% fail on Service brake performance (62% better than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.043% fail on Service brake imbalance (57% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.0052% fail on Plate brake tester (40% better than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.0039% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (38% better than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.0013% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.15% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (43% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Rbt (sp) (41% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.0013% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.0013% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 0.080% fail on Parking brake performance (26% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.076% fail on Rbt (26% better than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.073% fail on Parking brake performance (18% better than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.0026% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (77% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.0039% fail on Plate brake tester (29% worse than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.0026% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (62% worse than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.0013% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.028% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (70% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.026% fail on Rbt (sp) (70% better than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.016% fail on Service brake performance (58% better than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.012% fail on Service brake imbalance (79% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.0013% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.0013% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.018% fail on Brake performance not tested (57% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.041% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (62% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Pedal (25% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0079% fail on Hand lever (88% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.025% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (1.1% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (15% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0079% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (84% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.021% fail on Parking brake control (83% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Lever (82% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0013% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.018% fail on Flexible brake hoses (51% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.018% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (79% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Electronic stability control (76% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0092% fail on Anti-lock braking system (77% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.0079% fail on Hydraulic systems (66% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0052% fail on Brake fluid (66% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0013% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.0013% fail on Valves
    • 0.0066% fail on Rigid brake pipes (85% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.0013% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.0013% fail on Other components
  • 1.5% fail on Visibility (64% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.97% fail on Washers (11% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Wipers (86% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.055% fail on Driver's view (15% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.042% fail on Condition of glass (26% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Windscreen (32% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0039% fail on Window (4 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.025% fail on View to rear (45% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Mirrors (43% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.0092% fail on Bonnet (45% better than other 2015 cars)
  • 1.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (55% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Exhaust emissions (60% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Compression ignition (99% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.59% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (4 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.055% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (73% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.038% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Emissions not tested (3.6% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.0079% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.0052% fail on Emission control equipment (62% worse than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.0039% fail on Catalytic converter (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.0013% fail on Particulate filter
        • 0.0013% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
      • 0.60% fail on Spark ignition (30% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.48% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (60% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Catalyst emissions (27% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Emissions not tested (42% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.0039% fail on Emission control equipment (0.16% worse than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.0026% fail on Catalytic converter (6.1% better than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.0013% fail on Other emission control equipment
    • 0.017% fail on Fluid leaks (48% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Engine oil leaks (48% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0026% fail on Transmission oil leaks (6.1% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0013% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.0013% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.0013% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 0.65% fail on Suspension (72% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Suspension arms (44% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint (59% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint dust cover (150% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Pins and bushes (64% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0092% fail on Suspension arm (4.6% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0026% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (47% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Anti-roll bars (42% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Linkage (79% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Linkage ball joints (62% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (45% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Ball joint dust cover (16% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0066% fail on Ball joint (63% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0052% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (41% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0026% fail on Pins and bushes (71% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0013% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.098% fail on Wheel bearings (3.9% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.075% fail on Shock absorbers (78% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.035% fail on Springs (97% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Coil springs (97% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.035% fail on Coil spring (97% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.021% fail on Other suspension component (30% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0079% fail on Pins and bushes (1.3% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0066% fail on Ball joint (61% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0052% fail on Ball joint dust cover (52% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0013% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.0066% fail on Macpherson strut (71% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0039% fail on Macpherson strut (9.9% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0013% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0013% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.0066% fail on Sub-frames (16% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0026% fail on Sub-frame (150% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0013% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0013% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.0013% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.0039% fail on Suspension rods (28% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0026% fail on Pins and bushes (67% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0013% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.0013% fail on Axles
      • 0.0013% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.0013% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.0013% fail on Other components
  • 0.33% fail on Body, chassis, structure (53% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Transmission (62% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Drive shafts (59% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.097% fail on Joints (61% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.0039% fail on Drive shaft (92% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.0013% fail on Flexible couplings
    • 0.070% fail on Body (110% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Other body component (120% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Panel (82% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0013% fail on Body condition
    • 0.041% fail on Exhaust system (84% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.031% fail on Bumpers (2.3% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Fuel system (60% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (69% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0066% fail on Pipe (88% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0013% fail on System
    • 0.021% fail on Doors (54% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0092% fail on Front passenger's door (33% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.0079% fail on Door condition (39% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.0013% fail on Catch
      • 0.0066% fail on Driver's door (37% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.0039% fail on Hinge (4 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.0026% fail on Door condition (70% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0066% fail on Other passenger's door (70% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.0066% fail on Door condition (70% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.021% fail on Seats (11% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Driver's seat (1.6% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0066% fail on Passenger's seat (28% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.014% fail on Undertray (30% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.0066% fail on Boot lid (71% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0052% fail on Boot lid condition (69% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0013% fail on Other boot lid component
    • 0.0052% fail on Engine mounting (5.4% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0026% fail on Engine mounting condition (28% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0026% fail on Bracket (100% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.0026% fail on Towbar (110% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0026% fail on Other towbar components (170% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.0013% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.0013% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.0013% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.0013% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.0013% fail on Spare wheel condition
  • 0.24% fail on Steering (5.8% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Steering linkage components (12% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Track rod end (14% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0079% fail on Ball joint (27% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0039% fail on Locking devices (17% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0026% fail on Drag link end (8.9% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0026% fail on Steering arm (67% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0026% fail on Other components (82% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.0026% fail on Steering linkage (190% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.043% fail on Steering gear (21% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Steering rack (20% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0039% fail on Operation (170% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.010% fail on Steering play (110% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Steering rack (120% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.0092% fail on Power steering (58% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0039% fail on Operation (41% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0039% fail on Pump (11 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0013% fail on Other components
    • 0.0013% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.0013% fail on Steering column
  • 0.20% fail on Road Wheels (8.2% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Attachment (19% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.037% fail on Condition (23% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.0013% fail on Hubs
  • 0.16% fail on Identification of the vehicle (19% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Registration plates (19% better than other 2015 cars)
  • 0.12% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (61% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.073% fail on Seat belts (58% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Condition (57% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0026% fail on Attachment (18% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.042% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (68% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.0039% fail on Airbags (7.1% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0039% fail on Drivers airbag (7.3% worse than other 2015 cars)

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