Ford Fusion MOT Results

Registered in 2002
51.0% pass rate
from 1,486 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 2002 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Fusion is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (18% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 10% fail on Stop lamp (74% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 8.0% fail on Headlamps (53% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 7.7% fail on Headlamp (61% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 4.0% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (200% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Rear fog lamp (200% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 4.0% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.47% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.2% fail on Position lamp (37% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.5% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.20% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (56% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.74% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.40% fail on Horn
      • 0.27% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.067% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.34% fail on Rear reflectors (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.27% fail on Switch
  • 16% fail on Suspension
    • 5.6% fail on Shock absorbers (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Wheel bearings (160% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Springs
      • 3.0% fail on Coil springs
        • 3.0% fail on Coil spring
    • 3.0% fail on Suspension arms (52% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Ball joint dust cover (170% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Ball joint (88% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 2.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (59% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.61% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.40% fail on Linkage ball joints (75% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.067% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 0.61% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (80% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Axles
      • 0.20% fail on Axle (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.067% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.067% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.067% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.20% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.067% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.067% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.067% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.13% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.067% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.067% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.067% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.067% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 9.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 7.1% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 7.0% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 5.8% fail on Service brake imbalance (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 1.3% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.13% fail on Plate brake tester (sp) (9 times worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.13% fail on Service brake imbalance (10 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.3% fail on Rbt
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.74% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.13% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.13% fail on Service brake performance (7 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (51% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Rbt (sp) (48% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.0% fail on Rbt
          • 0.94% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.067% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.067% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes (38% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Mechanical brake components (55% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Brake linings and pads (46% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Brake pads (49% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.067% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.40% fail on Brake discs and drums (67% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.40% fail on Brake discs (67% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.13% fail on Cable
    • 0.47% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.34% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.067% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.067% fail on Valves
    • 0.27% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.27% fail on Lever
    • 0.20% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.13% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.067% fail on Pedal
    • 0.067% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.067% fail on Leaks
    • 0.067% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.067% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.067% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 10% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (28% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 9.8% fail on Exhaust emissions (30% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 8.6% fail on Spark ignition (33% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 5.0% fail on Catalyst emissions (51% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 4.0% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.67% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.067% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 1.2% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.61% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.34% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.27% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.13% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 0.94% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.61% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.20% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.067% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 8.3% fail on Visibility
    • 4.9% fail on Wipers
    • 2.7% fail on Washers
    • 0.40% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.27% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.13% fail on View to rear
      • 0.13% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.067% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.067% fail on Windscreen
  • 7.5% fail on Tyres
    • 5.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.27% fail on Size/type
  • 6.5% fail on Body, chassis, structure (39% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.2% fail on Transmission (46% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Drive shafts (45% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Joints (46% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.067% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.067% fail on Belts
    • 0.61% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.40% fail on Pipe (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Tank
      • 0.13% fail on Hose
    • 0.61% fail on Doors
      • 0.47% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.47% fail on Door condition
      • 0.067% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.067% fail on Door condition
      • 0.067% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.067% fail on Door condition
    • 0.40% fail on Engine mounting (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Engine mounting condition (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Bracket
    • 0.27% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.13% fail on Integral vehicle structure (84% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.067% fail on Sub-frame condition
      • 0.067% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.067% fail on Body
      • 0.067% fail on Other body component
    • 0.067% fail on Seats
      • 0.067% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.067% fail on Undertray
  • 3.6% fail on Steering
    • 1.5% fail on Steering linkage components (54% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Track rod end (55% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.067% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.3% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.2% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.067% fail on Operation
    • 0.81% fail on Power steering
      • 0.34% fail on Other components
      • 0.20% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.13% fail on Operation
      • 0.067% fail on Pump
      • 0.067% fail on Rams
    • 0.27% fail on Steering play
      • 0.27% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.067% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.94% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (76% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.81% fail on Seat belts (63% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Condition
      • 0.067% fail on Requirements
    • 0.13% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (92% better than other 2002 cars)
  • 0.61% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.61% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.13% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.067% fail on Condition
    • 0.067% fail on Attachment
Read the Honest John Review

  • 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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