Ford Fusion MOT Results

Registered in 2006
58.1% pass rate
from 10,867 tests in 2020
(5.0% better than other 2006 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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Fusion is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (24% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 10% fail on Stop lamp (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.4% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.037% fail on Headlamp levelling device (79% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0092% fail on Matched pair
    • 4.4% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Rear fog lamp (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 4.4% fail on Rear fog lamp (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.018% fail on Switch
      • 0.0092% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.0092% fail on Front fog lamp switch
    • 4.0% fail on Direction indicators (56% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Flashing type (56% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 3.8% fail on Individual direction indicators (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.10% fail on Side repeaters (84% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim (16% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim (15% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.2% fail on Position lamps (29% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Position lamp (30% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.63% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (76% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Rear reflectors (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Electrical equipment (78% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.083% fail on Horn (79% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.028% fail on Battery(ies) (89% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.0092% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.0092% fail on Switch
  • 12% fail on Brakes
    • 5.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Brake performance (19% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (22% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 2.8% fail on Rbt (sp) (18% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.0092% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.0092% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance (21% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Rbt (20% better than other 2006 cars)
          • 1.7% fail on Service brake performance (21% better than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.40% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.018% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.018% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.0092% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0092% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt
          • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.13% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.037% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.028% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.0092% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.79% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.78% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.54% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.29% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.0092% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.0092% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.18% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.1% fail on Mechanical brake components (42% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.2% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.99% fail on Brake linings and pads (61% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.99% fail on Brake pads (60% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.10% fail on Cable
        • 0.028% fail on Lever
    • 0.64% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (41% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Anti-lock braking system (30% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Electronic stability control (89% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.22% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.15% fail on Pedal
    • 0.33% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.33% fail on Lever
    • 0.23% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.092% fail on Hydraulic systems (53% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.018% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.074% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (69% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
      • 0.028% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (84% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.0092% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0092% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
    • 0.0092% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.0092% fail on Other components
  • 10% fail on Suspension (38% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Springs (48% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Coil springs (49% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Coil spring (49% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.028% fail on Mounting
      • 0.018% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.2% fail on Suspension arms (59% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Ball joint dust cover (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Ball joint (85% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Pins and bushes (92% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Suspension arm (87% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0092% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 2.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (60% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (58% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Linkage ball joints (58% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Ball joint dust cover (54% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint (58% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.092% fail on Linkage (70% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (78% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.018% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.018% fail on Pins and bushes (91% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Wheel bearings (70% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.39% fail on Axles (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Swivel pins and bushes (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Axle (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.11% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.074% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.028% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.028% fail on Ball joint (86% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0092% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.19% fail on Sub-frames (44% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.037% fail on Sub-frame (73% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0092% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.14% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.064% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.037% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.028% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.0092% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.083% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.064% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.0092% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.0092% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.074% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (91% better than other 2006 cars)
  • 6.4% fail on Visibility
    • 4.2% fail on Wipers (29% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Washers (40% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on View to rear
      • 0.25% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.17% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.092% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.092% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.028% fail on Bonnet (86% better than other 2006 cars)
  • 5.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure (22% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.2% fail on Transmission (34% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Drive shafts (34% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Joints (35% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.028% fail on Drive shaft
        • 0.0092% fail on Bearing housing
      • 0.083% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.083% fail on Joints
      • 0.037% fail on Belts (10 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.25% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.092% fail on Tank
      • 0.092% fail on System
      • 0.046% fail on Pipe
      • 0.0092% fail on Hose
    • 0.25% fail on Body
      • 0.19% fail on Other body component
      • 0.037% fail on Panel
      • 0.0092% fail on Body condition
      • 0.0092% fail on Mounting fixings
    • 0.23% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.17% fail on Engine mounting (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Engine mounting condition (180% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Bracket
    • 0.055% fail on Doors (86% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Other passenger's door (87% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.018% fail on Door condition (91% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.0092% fail on Catch
      • 0.018% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.0092% fail on Door condition
        • 0.0092% fail on Hinge
      • 0.0092% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.0092% fail on Door condition
    • 0.028% fail on Seats (84% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Driver's seat (84% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0092% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.018% fail on Integral vehicle structure (93% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (92% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.018% fail on Chassis (89% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Chassis condition (89% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.018% fail on Passenger compartment (7 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.018% fail on Undertray
    • 0.0092% fail on Towbar
      • 0.0092% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.0092% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.0092% fail on Other boot lid component
  • 5.8% fail on Tyres (23% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Tread depth (20% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Condition (35% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Size/type
  • 4.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (28% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Exhaust emissions (30% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Spark ignition (28% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 1.1% fail on Catalyst emissions (40% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Emissions not tested (53% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.037% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.0092% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0092% fail on Other emission control equipment
      • 1.1% fail on Compression ignition (36% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.55% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (42% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.25% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (46% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.046% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.018% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 0.42% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.26% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.083% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.055% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.037% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.037% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.018% fail on Sound deadening material
      • 0.018% fail on Undertray
  • 3.7% fail on Steering
    • 3.3% fail on Steering linkage components (31% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Track rod end (42% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.092% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.028% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.0092% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.32% fail on Power steering
      • 0.12% fail on Other components
      • 0.11% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.064% fail on Operation
      • 0.028% fail on Pump
      • 0.028% fail on Rams
    • 0.20% fail on Steering gear (53% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Steering rack (53% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0092% fail on Operation
    • 0.028% fail on Steering play (81% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Steering rack (81% better than other 2006 cars)
  • 0.55% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (75% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Seat belts (63% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Condition (43% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Requirements
      • 0.028% fail on Prescribed areas (94% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Attachment
    • 0.17% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (85% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.018% fail on Airbags
      • 0.018% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.38% fail on Identification of the vehicle (39% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Registration plates (39% better than other 2006 cars)
  • 0.21% fail on Road Wheels (60% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Condition
    • 0.10% fail on Attachment (74% better than other 2006 cars)
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