Ford Kuga MOT Results

Registered in 2010
68.5% pass rate
from 9,108 tests in 2017
(7.9% worse than other 2010 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 2010 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Kuga is unusually good or bad.

  • 16% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (23% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Registration plate lamp (82% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Position lamps (32% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Front lamps (53% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Rear lamps (72% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamps (43% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp (38% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.11% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.011% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.11% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.077% fail on Headlamp levelling device (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.033% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.65% fail on Direction indicators (57% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Flashing type (57% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.57% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.055% fail on Individual lamps (93% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.022% fail on All direction indicators (85% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Rear fog lamp (63% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Fog lamp (68% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.077% fail on Tell tale (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.099% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.077% fail on Trailer electrical socket (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.044% fail on Horn (75% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.033% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.022% fail on Battery (81% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.011% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.011% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.011% fail on Lamp
  • 10% fail on Suspension (26% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 7.8% fail on Coil springs (140% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 7.8% fail on Condition (140% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Location
    • 1.7% fail on Shock absorbers (65% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Condition (65% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Anti-roll bars (70% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (68% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (72% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.29% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.23% fail on Front
      • 0.066% fail on Rear
    • 0.22% fail on Drive shafts (71% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Front drive shafts (72% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Constant velocity joints (72% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.011% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.088% fail on Suspension arms (93% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (93% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.088% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.088% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.044% fail on Front suspension joints (87% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.011% fail on Suspension unit
      • 0.011% fail on Other components
    • 0.022% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.022% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 5.9% fail on Tyres (13% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.4% fail on Condition (28% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.044% fail on Size/type
  • 3.8% fail on Brakes (31% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Hub components
      • 2.8% fail on Brake pads (20% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Brake discs (52% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.011% fail on Brake linings
    • 0.61% fail on Brake performance (72% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Parking brake performance (66% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Front wheels (66% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Rear wheels (83% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.022% fail on Brake imbalance (90% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Service brake performance
    • 0.14% fail on Parking brake (59% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Condition (55% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Hydraulic systems (80% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Components (79% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.066% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.022% fail on Hoses
      • 0.022% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.011% fail on Leaks
    • 0.077% fail on ABS (61% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.066% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.066% fail on Pedal
        • 0.066% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.044% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.033% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.033% fail on Cable
    • 0.011% fail on Restricted movement
  • 3.6% fail on Driver's view of the road (24% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Washers
    • 1.5% fail on Wipers (45% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.033% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.022% fail on Bonnet
  • 3.4% fail on Steering (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Steering system (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Steering rack (23 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Track rod end (84% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.022% fail on Free play
        • 0.022% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.055% fail on Power steering
      • 0.022% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.022% fail on Other components
      • 0.011% fail on Operation
    • 0.033% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.022% fail on Steering control
      • 0.011% fail on Steering wheel
      • 0.011% fail on Steering column
  • 0.52% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.52% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.25% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (53% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Seat belts (52% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Condition
    • 0.12% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (56% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (52% better than other 2010 cars)
  • 0.22% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.22% fail on Attachment
    • 0.011% fail on Condition
  • 0.18% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (88% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.077% fail on Fuel system (62% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Cap
      • 0.022% fail on Pipe
      • 0.022% fail on System
    • 0.055% fail on Exhaust system (94% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Emissions (93% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.16% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (50% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Doors
      • 0.11% fail on Passengers other (140% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.044% fail on Body condition
  • 0.022% fail on Towbars (7 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Towbar (8 times worse than other 2010 cars)
Read the Honest John Review

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