Ford Fusion MOT Results

Registered in 2005
62.0% pass rate
from 8,542 tests in 2017
(16% better than other 2005 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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Fusion is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (11% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 10.0% fail on Stop lamp (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Headlamp aim (21% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Position lamps (39% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Front lamps (46% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.012% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamps (22% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Headlamp (20% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.012% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.012% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 2.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.5% fail on Individual lamps (28% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.082% fail on Side repeaters (89% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.012% fail on Tell tales
    • 1.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.0% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.91% fail on Registration plate lamp (85% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Rear reflectors (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Horn (42% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.094% fail on Switch
      • 0.035% fail on Lamp
    • 0.12% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.070% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.023% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 11% fail on Suspension (41% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Wheel bearings (79% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Rear (160% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Front (37% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Coil springs (50% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Condition (51% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Location
    • 2.3% fail on Shock absorbers (69% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Condition (69% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Anti-roll bars (67% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (66% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (70% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Linkage condition (62% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Condition
    • 1.2% fail on Suspension arms (72% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (71% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Drive shafts (67% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Front drive shafts (67% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Constant velocity joints (69% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.094% fail on Drive shafts (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.023% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.60% fail on Front suspension joints (53% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.23% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.12% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
    • 0.11% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.11% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.11% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.059% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.035% fail on Attachment
      • 0.012% fail on Condition
    • 0.035% fail on Prescribed areas (96% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Component mounting (95% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.023% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.023% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.012% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.012% fail on Condition
    • 0.012% fail on Axles
      • 0.012% fail on Swivel joints/housing
  • 9.7% fail on Brakes (27% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Hydraulic systems (65% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Components (74% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 5.5% fail on Pipes (99% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.97% fail on Hoses
        • 0.047% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.035% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.18% fail on Leaks
      • 0.023% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.023% fail on Operation
    • 2.4% fail on Brake performance (64% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance (70% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Rear wheels (66% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Front wheels (56% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Brake imbalance (58% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.094% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.5% fail on Hub components (58% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Brake pads (57% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Brake discs (59% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Wheel cylinder
    • 0.54% fail on ABS (40% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Parking brake (53% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Condition (51% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.22% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.22% fail on Pedal
        • 0.18% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.047% fail on Condition
    • 0.11% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.094% fail on Cable
      • 0.012% fail on Lever
    • 0.059% fail on Restricted movement (78% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.023% fail on Electronic stability system (90% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.012% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.012% fail on Components
        • 0.012% fail on Pipes
    • 0.012% fail on Locking devices
  • 6.6% fail on Tyres (25% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Tread depth (13% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Condition (47% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Size/type
    • 0.21% fail on Valve stem (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
  • 6.4% fail on Driver's view of the road (18% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Wipers
    • 1.7% fail on Washers (49% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Windscreen (49% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.023% fail on Bonnet (86% better than other 2005 cars)
  • 4.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 3.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.5% fail on Emissions (27% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.18% fail on Cap
      • 0.16% fail on System
      • 0.035% fail on Pipe
    • 0.36% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 2.8% fail on Steering (31% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Steering system (36% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.18% fail on Steering rack (72% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Ball joint (75% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Power steering
      • 0.29% fail on Operation (160% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.047% fail on Other components
      • 0.035% fail on Pump
      • 0.035% fail on Rams
    • 0.023% fail on Steering control
      • 0.012% fail on Steering wheel
      • 0.012% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.012% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.023% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.012% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.60% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (57% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Body condition (44% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Seats
      • 0.11% fail on Drivers
      • 0.070% fail on Passengers
    • 0.082% fail on Doors (81% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Passengers other (80% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Drivers
    • 0.035% fail on Body security
    • 0.023% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.012% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.012% fail on Chassis
  • 0.46% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (81% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Seat belts (67% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Condition
      • 0.047% fail on Prescribed areas (92% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Requirements
      • 0.012% fail on Attachment
    • 0.11% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (92% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (92% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.22% fail on Registration plates and VIN (72% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Registration plate (71% better than other 2005 cars)
  • 0.15% fail on Road Wheels (66% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.094% fail on Condition
    • 0.059% fail on Attachment (82% better than other 2005 cars)
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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