Ford Kuga MOT Results

Registered in 2009
67.8% pass rate
from 8,094 tests in 2017
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 Kuga is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (23% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 9.1% fail on Registration plate lamp (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Position lamps (37% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Front lamps (66% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Rear lamps (76% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamps (23% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp (19% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.074% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.049% fail on Headlamp levelling device (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.099% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (190% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.074% fail on Headlamp levelling device (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.012% fail on Dipswitch
    • 2.0% fail on Stop lamp (37% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.58% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.062% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.012% fail on Switch
    • 0.46% fail on Direction indicators (70% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Flashing type (70% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.35% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.11% fail on Individual lamps (87% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Trailer electrical socket (8 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.099% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.062% fail on Horn (72% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.037% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.025% fail on Battery (86% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.025% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 8.2% fail on Suspension (24% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Coil springs (53% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on Condition (54% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Location
    • 0.59% fail on Shock absorbers (49% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Condition (49% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Trailing arms (140% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (150% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Condition
    • 0.33% fail on Anti-roll bars (87% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (85% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (94% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.19% fail on Rear
      • 0.14% fail on Front
    • 0.26% fail on Drive shafts (76% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Front drive shafts (77% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Constant velocity joints (78% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.012% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.012% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.012% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.25% fail on Suspension arms (87% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (87% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Attachment
    • 0.012% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.012% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.012% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.012% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.012% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.012% fail on Condition
    • 0.012% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 6.2% fail on Tyres (13% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.4% fail on Condition (32% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.049% fail on Size/type
    • 0.012% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 4.5% fail on Brakes (32% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Hub components (25% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Brake pads (42% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Brake discs (56% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.025% fail on Brake linings
    • 0.78% fail on Brake performance (73% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Rear wheels (81% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Parking brake performance (71% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Front wheels (83% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.086% fail on Brake operation (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.086% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.037% fail on Brake imbalance (86% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.025% fail on Parking brake operation (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Hydraulic systems (77% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Components (79% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.074% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.049% fail on Hoses
        • 0.012% fail on Pipes
      • 0.037% fail on Leaks
      • 0.012% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.012% fail on Operation
    • 0.11% fail on ABS (58% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.099% fail on Parking brake (77% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.099% fail on Condition (76% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.099% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.099% fail on Pedal
        • 0.099% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.062% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.037% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.037% fail on Cable
    • 0.025% fail on Restricted movement (83% better than other 2009 cars)
  • 4.0% fail on Driver's view of the road (24% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Washers (23% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Wipers (60% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.099% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.012% fail on Bonnet
  • 2.6% fail on Steering (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Steering system (140% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Steering rack (13 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Track rod end (62% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Free play
        • 0.037% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.025% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.012% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.012% fail on Other components
        • 0.012% fail on Steering component
    • 0.049% fail on Power steering
      • 0.025% fail on Operation
      • 0.025% fail on Other components
      • 0.012% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 0.73% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (63% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Fuel system (140% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on System (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Pipe (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Hose (14 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Cap
      • 0.012% fail on Tank
    • 0.23% fail on Exhaust system (82% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.037% fail on Emissions (94% better than other 2009 cars)
  • 0.38% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.38% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.36% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.33% fail on Attachment
    • 0.025% fail on Condition (80% better than other 2009 cars)
  • 0.30% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (52% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.23% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.062% fail on Seat belts (78% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on Condition (74% better than other 2009 cars)
  • 0.23% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (47% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.099% fail on Body condition
    • 0.086% fail on Doors
      • 0.037% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.025% fail on Drivers
      • 0.025% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.025% fail on Body security
    • 0.025% fail on Seats
      • 0.025% fail on Drivers
  • 0.012% fail on Towbars
    • 0.012% fail on Towbar
Read the Honest John Review

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