Ford Fusion MOT Results

Registered in 2009
69.4% pass rate
from 10,329 tests in 2020
(16% better than other 2009 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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Fusion is unusually good or bad.

  • 17% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (19% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 8.6% fail on Stop lamp (140% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Rear fog lamp (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 3.5% fail on Rear fog lamp (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.019% fail on Switch
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.077% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (72% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.9% fail on Individual direction indicators (71% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.12% fail on Side repeaters (82% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamps (53% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp (53% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.029% fail on Dipswitch
    • 1.2% fail on Position lamps (47% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Position lamp (46% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.0097% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.58% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (73% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Rear reflectors (170% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.097% fail on Electrical equipment (78% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Horn (74% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.0097% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.029% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.029% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.019% fail on Reversing lamps (85% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Reversing lamps (85% better than other 2009 cars)
  • 5.7% fail on Brakes (29% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Rigid brake pipes (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Brake performance (54% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Service brake performance (56% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.93% fail on Rbt (55% better than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.77% fail on Service brake performance (55% better than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.22% fail on Service brake imbalance (48% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (49% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.78% fail on Rbt (sp) (47% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.0097% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 0.30% fail on Parking brake performance (56% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Rbt (56% better than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.26% fail on Parking brake performance (55% better than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.029% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.0097% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0097% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.27% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (40% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Rbt (sp) (46% better than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.15% fail on Service brake imbalance (62% better than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.12% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.029% fail on Plate brake tester (sp) (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.029% fail on Service brake imbalance (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.8% fail on Mechanical brake components (46% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Brake linings and pads (57% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Brake pads (57% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.84% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.048% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.039% fail on Cable
        • 0.0097% fail on Lever
    • 0.33% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.33% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.14% fail on Parking brake control (62% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Lever (57% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (59% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.077% fail on Hand lever (60% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Pedal
    • 0.087% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.039% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.029% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
      • 0.0097% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.029% fail on Hydraulic systems (76% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Brake fluid (80% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.0097% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.019% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0097% fail on Leaks
      • 0.0097% fail on Servos
  • 5.3% fail on Suspension (58% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Wheel bearings (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Springs (68% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Coil springs (68% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Coil spring (68% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.0097% fail on Mounting
    • 1.1% fail on Suspension arms (73% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.97% fail on Ball joint dust cover (140% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint (94% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.019% fail on Pins and bushes (99% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.67% fail on Shock absorbers (54% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.64% fail on Anti-roll bars (82% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (75% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Linkage ball joints (87% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Ball joint dust cover (82% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Ball joint (84% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Linkage (86% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.0097% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 0.077% fail on Other suspension component (71% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.019% fail on Ball joint (87% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.0097% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.0097% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.039% fail on Macpherson strut (77% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0097% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0097% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.029% fail on Axles (75% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.0097% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.0097% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.0097% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 5.0% fail on Visibility
    • 3.4% fail on Wipers (34% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Washers (44% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on View to rear
      • 0.11% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.087% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.077% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.077% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.029% fail on Bonnet (77% better than other 2009 cars)
  • 3.9% fail on Tyres (41% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Tread depth (40% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Condition (44% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Size/type
  • 3.5% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 1.9% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.83% fail on Transmission (48% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Drive shafts (47% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.69% fail on Joints (55% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Drive shaft (9 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.019% fail on Joints
    • 0.25% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.11% fail on Tank (180% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.019% fail on Hose
      • 0.019% fail on System
      • 0.0097% fail on Pipe
    • 0.22% fail on Bumpers (100% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Body
      • 0.15% fail on Other body component
      • 0.0097% fail on Panel
    • 0.15% fail on Engine mounting (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Engine mounting condition (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Bracket
    • 0.087% fail on Seats
      • 0.068% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.019% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.029% fail on Doors (86% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.019% fail on Door condition
      • 0.0097% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.0097% fail on Door condition
    • 0.029% fail on Undertray
    • 0.0097% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.0097% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.0097% fail on Towbar
      • 0.0097% fail on Other towbar components
  • 2.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (44% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Exhaust emissions (45% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.80% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.25% fail on Emissions not tested (140% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (75% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.039% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.039% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.0097% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
      • 0.77% fail on Spark ignition (63% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.46% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (54% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Catalyst emissions (71% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.087% fail on Emissions not tested (65% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.068% fail on Engine oil leaks (66% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.029% fail on Transmission oil leaks
    • 0.0097% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.0097% fail on Undertray
  • 0.81% fail on Steering (57% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Steering linkage components (68% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Track rod end (68% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.0097% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0097% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.27% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.26% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.0097% fail on Operation
    • 0.058% fail on Power steering
      • 0.029% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.029% fail on Other components
    • 0.0097% fail on Steering play
      • 0.0097% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.0097% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 0.38% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (55% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.31% fail on Condition
      • 0.0097% fail on Requirements
    • 0.039% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (92% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.019% fail on Airbags
      • 0.0097% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.0097% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.35% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.35% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.13% fail on Road Wheels (72% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.077% fail on Attachment (75% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.048% fail on Condition (65% better than other 2009 cars)
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  • 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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