Ford Focus MOT Results

Registered in 2015
86.8% pass rate
from 80,393 tests in 2020
(18% 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.

  • 4.1% fail on Tyres (7.6% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Tread depth (16% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.11% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (49% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.090% fail on Size/type (57% worse than other 2015 cars)
  • 3.9% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.050% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.86% fail on Direction indicators (180% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Flashing type (180% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.78% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.070% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.0037% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.76% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.70% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.046% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.020% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.0050% fail on Dipswitch
      • 0.0012% fail on Matched pair
    • 0.31% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (57% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Rear fog lamp (57% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Rear fog lamp (59% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.0050% fail on Switch
    • 0.26% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.25% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.0100% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.0050% fail on Switch (4 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Stop lamp (63% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (74% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.051% fail on Rear reflectors (56% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.049% fail on Electrical equipment (54% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Horn (67% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.0075% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.0050% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.0062% fail on Reversing lamps (88% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0062% fail on Reversing lamps (88% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.0037% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.0037% fail on Main beam tell-tale
    • 0.0025% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.0025% fail on Switch
  • 2.0% fail on Brakes (27% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Mechanical brake components (15% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Brake linings and pads (7.1% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Brake pads (7.0% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.0100% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.096% fail on Brake discs and drums (72% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.096% fail on Brake discs (72% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0062% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.0050% fail on Cable
        • 0.0012% fail on Pivot
    • 0.25% fail on Brake performance (60% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Service brake performance (69% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Rbt (69% better than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.073% fail on Service brake performance (74% better than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.040% fail on Service brake imbalance (52% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.0025% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0012% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.0012% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.095% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (48% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.095% fail on Rbt (sp) (45% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Parking brake performance (44% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.039% fail on Rbt (45% better than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.037% fail on Parking brake performance (37% better than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.0012% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.0012% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.0012% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0012% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.0012% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0012% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.032% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (52% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.032% fail on Rbt (sp) (49% better than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.019% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.015% fail on Service brake imbalance (63% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Brake performance not tested (57% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.041% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (59% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Pedal
      • 0.0050% fail on Hand lever (91% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.027% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (59% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Electronic stability control (47% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0062% fail on Anti-lock braking system (80% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.015% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.0062% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.0012% fail on Servos
    • 0.016% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.014% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.0025% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.011% fail on Flexible brake hoses (65% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.0100% fail on Parking brake control (91% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0100% fail on Lever (90% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.0062% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.0025% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.0025% fail on Other components
    • 0.0012% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0012% fail on Servos
    • 0.0012% fail on Load sensing valves
  • 1.5% fail on Visibility (61% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.94% fail on Washers (12% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Wipers (84% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.061% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.049% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.049% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.031% fail on View to rear
      • 0.029% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.0025% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.0062% fail on Bonnet
  • 1.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (90% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Exhaust emissions (94% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Compression ignition (160% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.65% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (4 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.045% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.042% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (71% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.0075% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.0062% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0050% fail on Catalytic converter (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.0012% fail on Exhaust gas recirculation valve
        • 0.0062% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
      • 0.41% fail on Spark ignition (33% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (58% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.100% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.015% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.0062% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0062% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.0025% fail on Non catalyst emissions
    • 0.027% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.024% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.0025% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.0012% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.0100% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.0100% fail on Undertray
  • 0.48% fail on Suspension (64% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Suspension arms (44% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.083% fail on Ball joint (57% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.083% fail on Ball joint dust cover (180% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Pins and bushes (70% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0037% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.0012% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.081% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.032% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.020% fail on Linkage ball joints (51% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.0087% fail on Linkage
      • 0.0062% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.077% fail on Shock absorbers (73% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.071% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.026% fail on Springs (94% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Coil springs (94% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.026% fail on Coil spring (94% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.0087% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0075% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0037% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0025% fail on Other suspension component
    • 0.0050% fail on Macpherson strut (74% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0012% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.0012% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0012% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0012% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.0037% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.0025% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.0012% fail on Ball joint
  • 0.23% fail on Body, chassis, structure (55% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.077% fail on Transmission (53% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Drive shafts (54% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.067% fail on Joints (56% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.0037% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.0062% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.0062% fail on Joints
    • 0.041% fail on Body
      • 0.039% fail on Other body component
      • 0.0025% fail on Panel
    • 0.031% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.024% fail on Fuel system (52% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (61% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0062% fail on System
      • 0.0025% fail on Pipe
    • 0.020% fail on Exhaust system (87% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.014% fail on Seats
      • 0.011% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.0025% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.0075% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.0037% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.0037% fail on Bracket
    • 0.0075% fail on Undertray
    • 0.0037% fail on Doors (89% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0025% fail on Other passenger's door (82% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.0025% fail on Door condition (80% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0012% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.0012% fail on Door condition
    • 0.0037% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.0037% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.0025% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.0025% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.0012% fail on Chassis
      • 0.0012% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.0012% fail on Passenger compartment
  • 0.19% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.15% fail on Attachment (35% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.035% fail on Condition
    • 0.0012% fail on Hubs
  • 0.16% fail on Identification of the vehicle (29% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Registration plates (30% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.0025% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.14% fail on Steering
    • 0.11% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.091% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.011% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0012% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.0012% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.0012% fail on Other components
        • 0.0012% fail on Steering linkage
    • 0.024% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.024% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.011% fail on Steering play (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.0037% fail on Power steering
      • 0.0025% fail on Operation
      • 0.0012% fail on Pump
    • 0.0012% fail on Steering wheel
  • 0.096% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (66% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on Seat belts (57% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Condition (58% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0025% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0025% fail on Requirements
    • 0.026% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (77% better than other 2015 cars)
  • 0.0012% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.0012% fail on Belt(s)/padding

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