Ford Fusion MOT Results

Registered in 2012
80.9% pass rate
from 868 tests in 2020
(25% 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.

  • 8.5% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.23% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.1% fail on Individual direction indicators (180% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.12% fail on Side repeaters
    • 2.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.69% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.12% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.12% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.12% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 4.8% fail on Visibility
    • 4.1% fail on Wipers (82% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Washers
  • 2.6% fail on Tyres (53% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.81% fail on Condition (69% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Size/type
  • 2.4% fail on Suspension (63% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Wheel bearings (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.23% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.12% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.12% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 0.12% fail on Springs
      • 0.12% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.12% fail on Coil spring
  • 2.2% fail on Brakes (58% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.81% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.46% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.46% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.35% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.12% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.23% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.23% fail on Rbt
          • 0.12% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.12% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.23% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.23% fail on Rbt
          • 0.23% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.12% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.12% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 0.46% fail on Mechanical brake components (85% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Brake linings and pads (86% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.35% fail on Brake pads (86% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.12% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.12% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.12% fail on Pedal
    • 0.12% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.12% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 0.58% fail on Body, chassis, structure (66% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.12% fail on Tank
      • 0.12% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.12% fail on Transmission
      • 0.12% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.12% fail on Drive shaft
    • 0.12% fail on Seats
      • 0.12% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.12% fail on Undertray
  • 0.46% fail on Steering
    • 0.23% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.23% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.12% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.12% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.12% fail on Power steering
      • 0.12% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 0.46% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.35% fail on Exhaust emissions (74% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.35% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 0.12% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.12% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 0.23% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.12% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
    • 0.12% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.12% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.12% fail on Registration plates
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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