Ford Fusion MOT Results

Registered in 2006
61.8% pass rate
from 9,956 tests in 2017
(9.4% 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.

  • 23% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (5.3% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 11% fail on Stop lamp (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Direction indicators (74% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Flashing type (73% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 3.9% fail on Individual lamps (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.51% fail on All direction indicators (83% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.030% fail on Side repeaters (94% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.020% fail on Tell tales
      • 0.010% fail on Semaphore
        • 0.010% fail on Arm
    • 4.0% fail on Position lamps (31% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Front lamps (37% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.020% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.9% fail on Rear fog lamp (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Fog lamp (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.010% fail on Switch
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim (34% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamps (27% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Headlamp (25% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.010% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate lamp (77% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Rear reflectors (200% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Horn (66% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.090% fail on Battery (81% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.090% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.050% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.010% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 9.7% fail on Suspension (42% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Coil springs (25% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Condition (25% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Location
    • 1.7% fail on Wheel bearings (56% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Rear (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Front (38% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.6% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (70% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (69% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (73% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Linkage condition (71% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Condition
    • 1.2% fail on Drive shafts (58% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Front drive shafts (58% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Constant velocity joints (59% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.030% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.010% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.010% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.58% fail on Suspension arms (84% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (83% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Front suspension joints (71% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Trailing arms (51% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.010% fail on Attachment
    • 0.090% fail on Macpherson strut (56% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.090% fail on Condition (56% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.070% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.050% fail on Sub-frames (72% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.010% fail on Condition
      • 0.010% fail on Attachment
    • 0.050% fail on Prescribed areas (89% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Component mounting (88% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Spring mounting
      • 0.010% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.010% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.010% fail on Condition
    • 0.010% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.010% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.010% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 9.4% fail on Brakes (18% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Hydraulic systems (57% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Components (66% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 4.2% fail on Pipes (91% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on Hoses
        • 0.020% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.020% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.23% fail on Leaks
      • 0.040% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.020% fail on Operation
    • 3.4% fail on Brake performance (39% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Parking brake performance (42% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Rear wheels (47% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Front wheels (43% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.20% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.060% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.010% fail on Brake operation
    • 1.7% fail on Hub components (49% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Brake pads (60% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.030% fail on Brake calipers (82% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.010% fail on Wheel cylinder
    • 0.50% fail on ABS
    • 0.47% fail on Parking brake (36% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Condition (31% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.19% fail on Pedal
        • 0.17% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.030% fail on Condition
    • 0.13% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.090% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.090% fail on Cable
    • 0.020% fail on Electronic stability system (90% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.020% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.010% fail on Operation
      • 0.010% fail on Components
        • 0.010% fail on Pipes
    • 0.010% fail on Locking devices
  • 6.3% fail on Tyres (26% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Tread depth (16% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Condition (43% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Size/type
    • 0.050% fail on Valve stem
  • 6.2% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.4% fail on Wipers (22% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Washers (42% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.22% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.070% fail on Bonnet
  • 3.6% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (17% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.1% fail on Emissions (35% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.21% fail on System
      • 0.15% fail on Cap
      • 0.020% fail on Pipe
      • 0.010% fail on Hose
    • 0.34% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 2.1% fail on Steering (29% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Steering system (34% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.16% fail on Steering rack (60% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Free play (74% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.030% fail on Steering rack (74% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Ball joint (87% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Steering arm (84% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.35% fail on Power steering
      • 0.18% fail on Operation
      • 0.10% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.070% fail on Other components
      • 0.010% fail on Pump
    • 0.030% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.020% fail on Steering control
      • 0.010% fail on Steering lock
      • 0.010% fail on Steering wheel
  • 0.39% fail on Registration plates and VIN (44% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Registration plate (44% better than other 2006 cars)
  • 0.36% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (65% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Body condition
    • 0.050% fail on Doors (87% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.020% fail on Passengers other (91% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Drivers
    • 0.040% fail on Seats (74% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Passengers
    • 0.030% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.020% fail on Body security
    • 0.010% fail on Load security
      • 0.010% fail on Bootlid
  • 0.33% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (82% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Seat belts (68% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Condition (52% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Requirements
      • 0.010% fail on Attachment
      • 0.010% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.090% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (92% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.090% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (91% better than other 2006 cars)
  • 0.10% fail on Road Wheels (77% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.060% fail on Attachment (80% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.040% fail on Condition (70% better than other 2006 cars)
  • 0.010% fail on Towbars
    • 0.010% 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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