Ford Kuga MOT Results

Registered in 2008
66.8% pass rate
from 3,005 tests in 2017
(10% 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 Kuga is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 8.8% fail on Registration plate lamp (74% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.4% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.17% fail on Rear lamps (85% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.7% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.23% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.067% fail on Headlamp levelling device (9 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.13% fail on Headlamp levelling device (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.067% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.033% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.033% fail on Dipswitch
    • 2.5% fail on Stop lamp (36% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.67% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.067% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.067% fail on Switch
    • 0.37% fail on Direction indicators (79% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Flashing type (79% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.100% fail on Individual lamps (91% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.067% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.067% fail on Horn
    • 0.033% fail on Battery
    • 0.033% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 7.2% fail on Suspension (46% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Coil springs
      • 4.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.83% fail on Drive shafts (58% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Front drive shafts (59% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.77% fail on Constant velocity joints (60% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.033% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.033% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.033% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.67% fail on Anti-roll bars (77% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (73% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (86% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.47% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (100% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.37% fail on Front
      • 0.033% fail on Rear
    • 0.33% fail on Shock absorbers (75% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Condition (75% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Suspension arms (89% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (89% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.067% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.067% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.033% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.033% fail on Condition
    • 0.033% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 6.4% fail on Tyres (18% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.7% fail on Condition (26% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Size/type
    • 0.100% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.3% fail on Brakes (33% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Hub components
      • 3.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.57% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.100% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.033% fail on Brake linings
    • 1.1% fail on Brake performance (70% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Parking brake performance (48% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Rear wheels (71% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.100% fail on Brake operation (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Parking brake operation
      • 0.033% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.33% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.30% fail on ABS
    • 0.27% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.27% fail on Condition
    • 0.20% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.20% fail on Pedal
        • 0.20% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.17% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.100% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.100% fail on Cable
    • 0.100% fail on Hydraulic systems (93% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.100% fail on Components (92% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.067% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.033% fail on Hoses
  • 4.8% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.9% fail on Washers
    • 1.7% fail on Wipers (45% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.067% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.033% fail on Bonnet
  • 2.2% fail on Steering
    • 2.0% fail on Steering system (45% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Steering rack (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Track rod end (58% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.067% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.20% fail on Power steering
      • 0.100% fail on Electronic power steering (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.100% fail on Other components
      • 0.033% fail on Operation
  • 0.70% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (75% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Exhaust system (69% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.100% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.033% fail on Hose
      • 0.033% fail on Pipe
      • 0.033% fail on System
    • 0.067% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.033% fail on Emissions
  • 0.43% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.43% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.37% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (60% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.23% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.13% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.13% fail on Condition
  • 0.30% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.30% fail on Attachment
  • 0.20% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (68% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Doors
      • 0.100% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.067% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.067% fail on Body condition
Read the Honest John Review

  • Ford Kuga (2008 - 2013)
    Best handling crossover apart from Mazda CX-7. Comes with useful split tailgate. Economical 2.0 TDCI engine. Two-wheel drive version available which emits just 156g/km.

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