Ford Fusion MOT Results

Registered in 2011
77.6% pass rate
from 2,764 tests in 2020
(25% better than other 2011 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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Fusion is unusually good or bad.

  • 11% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 2.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.6% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.036% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.18% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.4% fail on Direction indicators (69% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Flashing type (69% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Individual direction indicators (160% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on All direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Side repeaters (81% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (63% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Position lamps (71% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Position lamp (70% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.072% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.072% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.072% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.072% fail on Horn
    • 0.036% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.036% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 4.3% fail on Brakes (29% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Rigid brake pipes (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Mechanical brake components (64% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Brake linings and pads (71% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.72% fail on Brake pads (71% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.47% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.1% fail on Brake performance (53% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Service brake performance (57% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.51% fail on Rbt (59% better than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.43% fail on Service brake performance (58% better than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.072% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.036% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.036% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.29% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.29% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.25% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.036% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.25% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (73% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Rbt (sp) (71% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.036% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.036% fail on Rbt
          • 0.036% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.072% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.036% fail on Pedal
      • 0.036% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.072% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.072% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.072% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.036% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.036% fail on Lever
    • 0.036% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.036% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.036% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.036% fail on Other components
  • 4.2% fail on Visibility
    • 3.1% fail on Wipers (35% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Washers (49% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on View to rear
      • 0.11% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.036% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.036% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.036% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.036% fail on Windscreen
  • 3.1% fail on Tyres (49% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Tread depth (41% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.90% fail on Condition (68% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Size/type
  • 2.7% fail on Suspension (68% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Wheel bearings (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Suspension arms (88% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.036% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.29% fail on Springs (91% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Coil springs (91% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Coil spring (91% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Anti-roll bars (82% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Linkage ball joints (80% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (78% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.036% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.072% fail on Shock absorbers (94% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.036% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.036% fail on Ball joint
  • 1.3% fail on Body, chassis, structure (45% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.87% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.29% fail on Transmission (68% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Drive shafts (67% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Joints (71% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.036% fail on Drive shaft
    • 0.036% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.036% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.036% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.036% fail on Doors
      • 0.036% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.036% fail on Door condition
    • 0.036% fail on Seats
      • 0.036% fail on Driver's seat
  • 0.98% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (48% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.94% fail on Exhaust emissions (46% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.33% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.33% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.036% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.29% fail on Compression ignition (59% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.036% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.036% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.036% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.036% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 0.25% fail on Steering (79% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Steering linkage components (78% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Track rod end (80% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.072% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.072% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.25% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.18% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.18% fail on Condition
    • 0.072% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.14% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.14% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.14% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.072% fail on Condition
    • 0.072% fail on Attachment
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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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