Ford Fusion MOT Results

Registered in 2004
56.2% pass rate
from 7,888 tests in 2020
(5.8% 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.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (16% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 8.8% fail on Stop lamp (85% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 7.1% fail on Headlamps (29% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 6.7% fail on Headlamp (28% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Headlamp levelling device (70% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Dipswitch
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim (19% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Headlamp aim (25% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (21% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Direction indicators (21% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Flashing type (21% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Individual direction indicators (12% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.089% fail on All direction indicators (37% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.089% fail on Side repeaters (91% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (70% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (70% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (73% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Switch (38% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (54% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Rear reflectors (9 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Electrical equipment (50% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Horn (35% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on Battery(ies) (72% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Electrical wiring (53% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Position lamps (39% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Position lamp (48% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on All position lamps (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.063% fail on Hazard warning (42% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Switch (42% better than other 2004 cars)
  • 13% fail on Suspension (26% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Shock absorbers (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Suspension arms (48% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Ball joint dust cover (140% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Ball joint (83% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Pins and bushes (85% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Suspension arm (90% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 2.9% fail on Wheel bearings (88% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Springs (41% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Coil springs (40% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Coil spring (40% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Mounting
      • 0.013% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.8% fail on Anti-roll bars (68% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (50% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Linkage ball joints (69% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Ball joint dust cover (62% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Linkage (73% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint (79% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.013% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.013% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 0.55% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (71% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Axles (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Swivel pins and bushes (190% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Other suspension component (33% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint dust cover (21% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on Pins and bushes (19% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Other suspension component (20% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (48% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Ball joint (90% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Sub-frames (43% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Pins and bushes (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Sub-frame (48% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (86% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.076% fail on Suspension rods (33% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Ball joint dust cover (4.5% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.013% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.051% fail on Macpherson strut (76% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (69% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.013% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 12% fail on Brakes (12% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 7.9% fail on Rigid brake pipes (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Brake performance (48% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (62% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt (sp) (59% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (31% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt (sp) (35% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.96% fail on Service brake imbalance (21% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.61% fail on Service brake performance (79% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance (53% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt (53% better than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.94% fail on Service brake performance (62% better than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.47% fail on Service brake imbalance (26% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Plate brake tester (49% better than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.025% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (34% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Parking brake performance (62% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.62% fail on Rbt (62% better than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.60% fail on Parking brake performance (60% better than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.025% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (83% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Decelerometer (10% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.025% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (65% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Brake performance not tested (28% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Mechanical brake components (61% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.96% fail on Brake linings and pads (58% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.96% fail on Brake pads (58% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Brake discs and drums (67% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.41% fail on Brake discs (68% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.10% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (58% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.089% fail on Cable (50% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Lever
    • 0.58% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (57% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Anti-lock braking system (50% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.33% fail on Parking brake control (33% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Lever (30% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (38% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Hand lever (27% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on Pedal (55% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Flexible brake hoses (28% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.076% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (67% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (39% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (83% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.051% fail on Hydraulic systems (76% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Brake fluid (66% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.013% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.013% fail on Operation
  • 7.6% fail on Visibility (3.9% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Wipers (18% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Washers (33% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on View to rear (3.1% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Mirrors (5.7% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Condition of glass (8.9% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Windscreen (6.2% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Driver's view (44% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.025% fail on Bonnet (88% better than other 2004 cars)
  • 6.9% fail on Body, chassis, structure (23% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Exhaust system (1.4% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Transmission (34% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Drive shafts (32% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Joints (35% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Drive shaft (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Bearing housing
      • 0.051% fail on Prop shafts (73% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.051% fail on Joints (66% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Belts
    • 0.57% fail on Fuel system (22% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (56% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Pipe (48% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Tank (38% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on System
    • 0.27% fail on Bumpers (27% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Engine mounting (140% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Engine mounting condition (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Bracket (100% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Doors (71% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on Other passenger's door (63% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.089% fail on Door condition (63% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Front passenger's door (75% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Door condition (83% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Catch
      • 0.013% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.013% fail on Hinge
    • 0.13% fail on Body (53% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Other body component (17% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Panel
    • 0.13% fail on Seats (39% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Driver's seat (33% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Passenger's seat (49% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.076% fail on Integral vehicle structure (88% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (87% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.076% fail on Chassis (82% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Chassis condition (85% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.038% fail on Boot lid (12% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Boot lid condition (0.81% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.013% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.013% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.013% fail on Floor
    • 0.013% fail on Passenger compartment
    • 0.013% fail on Undertray
  • 6.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (11% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Exhaust emissions (10% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Spark ignition (4.2% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (0.14% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Catalyst emissions (5.2% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.72% fail on Emissions not tested (15% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.038% fail on Emission control equipment (7.2% better than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.038% fail on NOx sensor (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Non catalyst emissions (47% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Compression ignition (38% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (54% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (37% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Emissions not tested (12% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (6.9% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.038% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (17% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (19% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Fluid leaks (11% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Engine oil leaks (31% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Other leaks (140% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Transmission oil leaks (2.0% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks (0.71% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.038% fail on Noise suppression (20% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Sound deadening material (160% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Undertray
  • 5.9% fail on Tyres (15% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Tread depth (9.4% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Condition (31% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Size/type (14% worse than other 2004 cars)
  • 2.7% fail on Steering (41% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Steering linkage components (34% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Track rod end (31% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Ball joint (74% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Other components (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.038% fail on Steering linkage (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.29% fail on Power steering (4.7% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Pipes and hoses (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Other components (4.9% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Operation (76% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Steering gear (74% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Steering rack (73% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.089% fail on Steering play (38% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on Steering rack (36% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.013% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.013% fail on Universal joint
  • 0.72% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (76% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.65% fail on Seat belts (56% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Condition (8.7% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Prescribed areas (89% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Requirements (15% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Attachment
    • 0.089% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (94% better than other 2004 cars)
  • 0.52% fail on Identification of the vehicle (26% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Registration plates (25% better than other 2004 cars)
  • 0.23% fail on Road Wheels (48% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Condition (17% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Attachment (70% better than other 2004 cars)
  • 0.025% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter (160% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.025% fail on Speedometer (160% worse than other 2004 cars)
  • 0.025% fail on Seat belt installation check (66% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.013% fail on Anchorages
    • 0.013% fail on Belt(s)/padding
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