Ford Fusion MOT Results

Registered in 2002
51.2% pass rate
from 1,814 tests in 2017
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 2002 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Fusion is unusually good or bad.

  • 30% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 11% fail on Stop lamp (73% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 8.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 6.8% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 6.4% fail on Headlamps (35% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 6.4% fail on Headlamp (40% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Position lamps (44% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Rear lamps
      • 1.6% fail on Front lamps (71% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.9% fail on Rear fog lamp (91% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Fog lamp (97% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Tell tale
    • 1.2% fail on Direction indicators (55% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Flashing type (55% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.72% fail on Individual lamps (58% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.11% fail on Side repeaters (86% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Horn
    • 0.39% fail on Rear reflectors (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.22% fail on Lamp
      • 0.11% fail on Switch
    • 0.22% fail on Battery (76% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.11% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 18% fail on Suspension (19% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Shock absorbers (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Wheel bearings (150% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Rear (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Front
    • 3.0% fail on Coil springs
      • 2.8% fail on Condition (30% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Location
    • 2.9% fail on Anti-roll bars (48% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (42% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (64% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.055% fail on Condition
    • 2.6% fail on Suspension arms (45% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (43% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Condition
    • 1.9% fail on Drive shafts (57% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Front drive shafts (56% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Constant velocity joints (57% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.055% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.50% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.50% fail on Condition
    • 0.44% fail on Front suspension joints (71% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Prescribed areas (91% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Component mounting (89% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.055% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.055% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.055% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.055% fail on Condition
  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 8.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.9% fail on Front wheels (77% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.1% fail on Parking brake performance (53% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Service brake performance (97% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.11% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.055% fail on Brake operation
    • 6.6% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 6.2% fail on Components
        • 5.4% fail on Pipes
        • 0.83% fail on Hoses
        • 0.22% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.33% fail on Leaks
      • 0.11% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 1.9% fail on Hub components (42% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.44% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.055% fail on Brake drums
    • 0.94% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.94% fail on Condition
    • 0.17% fail on ABS (85% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.055% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.055% fail on Cable
    • 0.055% fail on Restricted movement
  • 8.4% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.3% fail on Wipers
    • 3.1% fail on Washers
    • 0.50% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.33% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.17% fail on Bonnet
  • 8.1% fail on Tyres
    • 5.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.39% fail on Size/type
    • 0.055% fail on Valve stem
  • 7.1% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.4% fail on Emissions
    • 2.6% fail on Exhaust system (42% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.72% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.61% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.33% fail on Pipe (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Cap
      • 0.055% fail on Tank
      • 0.055% fail on Hose
      • 0.055% fail on System
  • 4.4% fail on Steering
    • 3.4% fail on Steering system
      • 1.4% fail on Track rod end (52% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.39% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.22% fail on Free play
        • 0.22% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.22% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.055% fail on Steering arm
    • 1.4% fail on Power steering (170% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Operation (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Other components (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.17% fail on Rams (6 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.055% fail on Steering operation
  • 1.2% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (71% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.99% fail on Seat belts (61% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Condition
      • 0.22% fail on Prescribed areas (88% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Attachment
    • 0.28% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (84% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (83% better than other 2002 cars)
  • 1.1% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (62% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Body condition (58% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.11% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.11% fail on Vehicle structure (80% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Chassis (80% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Seats
      • 0.11% fail on Drivers
    • 0.055% fail on Body security
    • 0.055% fail on Doors
      • 0.055% fail on Passengers other
  • 0.83% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.83% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.22% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.17% fail on Condition
    • 0.055% fail on Attachment
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  • Ford Fusion (2002 - 2012)
    Versatile interior. Easy to get in and out of. Reasonably sized load area with no lip. Four-star crash test rating, economical TDCI diesels.

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