Ford Focus MOT Results

Registered in 2017
90.4% pass rate
from 2,715 tests in 2020
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 2017 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Focus is unusually good or bad.

  • 3.1% fail on Tyres
    • 1.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.037% fail on Size/type
  • 2.8% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.48% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.41% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.074% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.33% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.33% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.33% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.33% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (180% worse than other 2017 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Rear fog lamp (190% worse than other 2017 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Rear fog lamp (190% worse than other 2017 cars)
        • 0.037% fail on Switch
    • 0.074% fail on Stop lamp (83% better than other 2017 cars)
    • 0.037% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.037% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.037% fail on Horn
  • 1.3% fail on Brakes
    • 1.1% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.1% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.074% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.074% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.18% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.11% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.11% fail on Rbt
          • 0.074% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.037% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.037% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.037% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.037% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
    • 0.037% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 1.3% fail on Visibility
    • 0.85% fail on Washers
    • 0.26% fail on Wipers (73% better than other 2017 cars)
    • 0.074% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.037% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.037% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.037% fail on View to rear
      • 0.037% fail on Mirrors
  • 0.55% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.55% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.44% fail on Compression ignition (190% worse than other 2017 cars)
        • 0.44% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (8 times worse than other 2017 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.074% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.037% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.22% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.22% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.22% fail on Suspension
    • 0.15% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.074% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.074% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.074% fail on Shock absorbers
  • 0.22% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.15% fail on Attachment
    • 0.074% fail on Condition
  • 0.18% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.15% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.15% fail on Condition
    • 0.037% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.11% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.037% fail on Transmission
      • 0.037% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.037% fail on Joints
    • 0.037% fail on Body
      • 0.037% fail on Other body component
    • 0.037% fail on Undertray
  • 0.074% fail on Steering
    • 0.037% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.037% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.037% fail on Steering play
      • 0.037% fail on Steering rack

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