Ford Fusion MOT Results

Registered in 2012
79.8% pass rate
from 836 tests in 2020
(26% better than other 2012 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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Fusion is unusually good or bad.

  • 10% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (16% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Direction indicators (170% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Flashing type (170% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 3.5% fail on Individual direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.48% fail on All direction indicators (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Side repeaters
    • 2.6% fail on Stop lamp (35% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamps (8.9% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp (3.4% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Rear fog lamp (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Rear fog lamp (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamp aim (44% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp aim (38% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.36% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (74% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.12% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 3.8% fail on Brakes (34% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Mechanical brake components (65% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Brake linings and pads (69% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.72% fail on Brake pads (69% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Brake discs and drums (37% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.60% fail on Brake discs (37% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Brake performance (54% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Service brake performance (63% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.48% fail on Rbt (62% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.24% fail on Service brake performance (77% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.24% fail on Service brake imbalance (8.4% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (0.85% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Rbt (sp) (2.4% worse than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.24% fail on Service brake performance (65% worse than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.12% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.24% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (72% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Rbt (sp) (71% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Brake performance not tested
  • 3.7% fail on Visibility (12% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Wipers (25% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on Washers (52% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on View to rear
      • 0.12% fail on Mirrors
  • 3.3% fail on Tyres (42% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Tread depth (31% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Condition (51% better than other 2012 cars)
  • 2.0% fail on Suspension (74% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Wheel bearings (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Springs (93% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Coil springs (93% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Coil spring (93% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.12% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
  • 0.60% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (64% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Exhaust emissions (69% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Spark ignition (64% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (36% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.12% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.12% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.12% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 0.48% fail on Body, chassis, structure (77% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Exhaust system (71% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.12% fail on Body
      • 0.12% fail on Other body component
  • 0.36% fail on Identification of the vehicle (15% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Registration plates (16% worse than other 2012 cars)
  • 0.36% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (36% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Seat belts (0.33% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Condition (9.1% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Airbags
      • 0.12% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.12% fail on Steering
    • 0.12% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint
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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