Ford Fusion MOT Results

Registered in 2008
72.0% pass rate
from 9,412 tests in 2017
(24% better than other 2008 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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Fusion is unusually good or bad.

  • 16% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (12% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 8.4% fail on Stop lamp (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Rear fog lamp (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Fog lamp (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Tell tale
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim (40% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Position lamps (54% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Front lamps (68% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.98% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.032% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.5% fail on Individual lamps (35% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.074% fail on Side repeaters (86% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamps (60% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp (58% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.93% fail on Registration plate lamp (82% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Rear reflectors (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.096% fail on Horn (68% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.032% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (75% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.021% fail on Battery (92% better than other 2008 cars)
  • 5.3% fail on Suspension (61% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Coil springs (69% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Condition (69% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Location
    • 1.5% fail on Wheel bearings (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Rear (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Front
    • 1.2% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.56% fail on Drive shafts (72% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Front drive shafts (72% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on Constant velocity joints (73% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.032% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.011% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.011% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.52% fail on Anti-roll bars (82% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (82% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (86% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Linkage condition (75% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Suspension arms (91% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (91% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Attachment
    • 0.064% fail on Front suspension joints (90% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.021% fail on Tie bars/rods (78% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.011% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.011% fail on Condition
    • 0.011% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.011% fail on Spring mounting
  • 5.0% fail on Tyres (36% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Tread depth (32% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Condition (42% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Size/type
    • 0.11% fail on Valve stem
  • 4.8% fail on Driver's view of the road (17% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Wipers (19% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Washers (56% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.11% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.8% fail on Brakes (40% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Hydraulic systems (47% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Components (56% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Pipes (76% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Hoses
        • 0.011% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.011% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.19% fail on Leaks
      • 0.011% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.011% fail on Operation
    • 1.6% fail on Brake performance (55% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Front wheels (36% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Parking brake performance (57% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Rear wheels (71% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.064% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.053% fail on Service brake performance
    • 1.3% fail on Hub components (56% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.98% fail on Brake pads (60% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Brake discs (41% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Brake calipers (78% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on ABS
    • 0.14% fail on Parking brake (76% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Condition (73% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.14% fail on Pedal
        • 0.14% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.032% fail on Restricted movement (80% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.021% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.011% fail on Operation
      • 0.011% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
    • 0.011% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.011% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.011% fail on Cable
  • 2.0% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (28% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.42% fail on Emissions (59% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.12% fail on Fuel system (53% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on System
      • 0.042% fail on Cap
      • 0.021% fail on Pipe
  • 0.74% fail on Steering (54% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Steering system (65% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Track rod end (67% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.011% fail on Free play
        • 0.011% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.011% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.011% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.21% fail on Power steering
      • 0.12% fail on Operation
      • 0.074% fail on Other components
      • 0.021% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.053% fail on Steering operation
  • 0.38% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (39% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Body condition
    • 0.085% fail on Engine mountings (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.042% fail on Body security
    • 0.032% fail on Doors (88% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Drivers
      • 0.011% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.011% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.021% fail on Load security
      • 0.011% fail on Bootlid
      • 0.011% fail on Tailgate
    • 0.011% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.011% fail on Seats
      • 0.011% fail on Passengers
  • 0.31% fail on Registration plates and VIN (47% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Registration plate (47% better than other 2008 cars)
  • 0.23% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (75% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Seat belts (58% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Condition (56% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Requirements
      • 0.011% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.074% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (86% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (85% better than other 2008 cars)
  • 0.15% fail on Road Wheels (63% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.096% fail on Condition
    • 0.053% fail on Attachment (80% better than other 2008 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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