Ford Fusion MOT Results

Registered in 2004
58.4% pass rate
from 10,123 tests in 2017
(12% better than other 2004 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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Fusion is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (7.0% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 9.6% fail on Stop lamp (83% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Headlamp aim (12% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.5% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.0099% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.0099% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.0099% fail on Dipswitch
    • 4.4% fail on Position lamps (35% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Front lamps (38% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Rear lamps (30% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.3% fail on Registration plate lamp (49% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Direction indicators (34% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Flashing type (34% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.12% fail on All direction indicators (61% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.099% fail on Side repeaters (90% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Rear fog lamp (37% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Fog lamp (40% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.40% fail on Rear reflectors (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Horn (52% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Battery (80% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.059% fail on Hazard warning (71% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Switch
      • 0.0099% fail on Lamp
    • 0.059% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (68% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.0099% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 13% fail on Suspension (37% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Shock absorbers (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Condition (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Wheel bearings (76% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Rear (130% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Front
    • 2.3% fail on Coil springs (53% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Condition (54% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.079% fail on Location
    • 1.9% fail on Drive shafts (51% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Front drive shafts (51% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Constant velocity joints (55% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Drive shafts (6 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.0099% fail on Couplings
      • 0.040% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.040% fail on Drive shafts
    • 1.6% fail on Anti-roll bars (73% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (73% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (79% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Linkage condition (55% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Condition
      • 0.0099% fail on Attachment
    • 1.4% fail on Suspension arms (68% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (66% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Front suspension joints (67% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.16% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0099% fail on Attachment
    • 0.17% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.17% fail on Condition
    • 0.089% fail on Prescribed areas (94% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Component mounting (95% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Subframe mounting (90% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.079% fail on Sub-frames (69% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.020% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0099% fail on Condition
    • 0.040% fail on Tie bars/rods (83% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (81% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.040% fail on Axles
      • 0.030% fail on Axle beam
      • 0.0099% fail on Swivel joints/housing
    • 0.030% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.030% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.020% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.020% fail on Condition
    • 0.020% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.020% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0099% fail on General condition
    • 0.0099% fail on Panhard rods
      • 0.0099% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 11% fail on Brakes (24% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 7.1% fail on Hydraulic systems (38% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 7.0% fail on Components (46% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 6.6% fail on Pipes (77% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on Hoses (51% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.059% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.030% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.13% fail on Leaks (57% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.030% fail on Operation
    • 3.3% fail on Brake performance (57% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Rear wheels (63% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance (69% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Front wheels (40% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Service brake performance (51% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Brake imbalance (51% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.079% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.7% fail on Hub components (52% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Brake pads (47% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Brake discs (56% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Brake linings
    • 0.45% fail on ABS (54% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Parking brake (55% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Condition (53% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.13% fail on Pedal
        • 0.12% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.0099% fail on Condition
    • 0.059% fail on Mechanical components (75% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Cable (71% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.059% fail on Restricted movement (79% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.0099% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0099% fail on Components
        • 0.0099% fail on Servos
  • 7.3% fail on Driver's view of the road (15% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Wipers
    • 2.2% fail on Washers (36% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.33% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.030% fail on Bonnet (85% better than other 2004 cars)
  • 6.8% fail on Tyres (24% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Tread depth (21% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Condition (34% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Size/type
    • 0.089% fail on Valve stem
  • 6.4% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 3.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.6% fail on Emissions
    • 0.59% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.34% fail on Cap
      • 0.25% fail on System
      • 0.0099% fail on Pipe
    • 0.37% fail on Emissions not tested (40% better than other 2004 cars)
  • 3.2% fail on Steering (34% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Steering system (36% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Track rod end (21% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Steering rack (72% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.079% fail on Ball joint (74% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Free play (79% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.030% fail on Steering rack (79% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.0099% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.0099% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.0099% fail on Other components
        • 0.0099% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.39% fail on Power steering
      • 0.17% fail on Operation
      • 0.16% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.079% fail on Other components
      • 0.020% fail on Rams
    • 0.020% fail on Steering control
      • 0.020% fail on Steering lock
    • 0.020% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.0099% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.0099% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.79% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (74% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Seat belts (60% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Condition
      • 0.040% fail on Prescribed areas (95% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Requirements
      • 0.020% fail on Attachment
    • 0.24% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (85% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (84% better than other 2004 cars)
  • 0.56% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (68% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Body condition (76% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Seats
      • 0.12% fail on Drivers
      • 0.040% fail on Passengers
    • 0.13% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.099% fail on Doors (79% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Passengers other (75% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Passengers front (78% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.0099% fail on Drivers
    • 0.020% fail on Body security
  • 0.36% fail on Registration plates and VIN (59% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Registration plate (59% better than other 2004 cars)
  • 0.11% fail on Road Wheels (76% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.099% fail on Condition
    • 0.0099% fail on Attachment
  • 0.0099% fail on Towbars
    • 0.0099% fail on Towbar
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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