Ford Kuga MOT Results

Registered in 2011
72.2% pass rate
from 8,443 tests in 2017
(13% worse than other 2011 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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Kuga is unusually good or bad.

  • 12% fail on Suspension (120% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 11% fail on Coil springs (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 11% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Location
    • 0.69% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.69% fail on Condition
    • 0.40% fail on Anti-roll bars (36% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (41% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.012% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.23% fail on Drive shafts (58% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Front drive shafts (57% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Constant velocity joints (59% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.012% fail on Couplings
    • 0.20% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.15% fail on Front
      • 0.047% fail on Rear
    • 0.12% fail on Suspension arms (87% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (87% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.071% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.071% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.024% fail on Front suspension joints (90% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.012% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.012% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.012% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.012% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.012% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.012% fail on Condition
  • 10% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 4.0% fail on Registration plate lamp (48% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim (16% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.0% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.071% fail on Rear lamps (82% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.14% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (140% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (160% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.012% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.012% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 1.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.36% fail on Direction indicators (66% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Flashing type (66% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Side repeaters (43% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.083% fail on Individual lamps (83% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.26% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.047% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.059% fail on Horn
    • 0.047% fail on Trailer electrical socket (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.047% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.012% fail on Battery
    • 0.012% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 5.4% fail on Tyres (15% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.3% fail on Condition (30% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.024% fail on Size/type (79% better than other 2011 cars)
  • 3.5% fail on Brakes (24% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Hub components
      • 2.9% fail on Brake pads (22% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.012% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.012% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.32% fail on Brake performance (79% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Parking brake performance (73% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Rear wheels (90% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.047% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.036% fail on Front wheels (92% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Parking brake operation
      • 0.012% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.012% fail on Brake operation
    • 0.13% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.13% fail on Pedal
        • 0.13% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.12% fail on Parking brake (58% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
    • 0.036% fail on Hydraulic systems (90% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Components (90% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.012% fail on Hoses
        • 0.012% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.012% fail on Leaks
    • 0.036% fail on ABS
    • 0.012% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.012% fail on Restricted movement
  • 2.7% fail on Driver's view of the road (41% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Washers
    • 1.2% fail on Wipers (56% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.059% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.047% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.7% fail on Steering (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Steering system (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Steering rack (21 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Track rod end (78% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.024% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.012% fail on Free play
        • 0.012% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.012% fail on Steering control
      • 0.012% fail on Steering lock
    • 0.012% fail on Power steering
      • 0.012% fail on Other components
  • 0.32% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.32% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.20% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.20% fail on Attachment
  • 0.19% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (54% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.11% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.083% fail on Seat belts (63% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.083% fail on Condition (59% better than other 2011 cars)
  • 0.14% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (84% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.059% fail on Exhaust system (89% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.059% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.047% fail on System
      • 0.012% fail on Pipe
    • 0.024% fail on Emissions (86% better than other 2011 cars)
  • 0.059% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (76% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.036% fail on Body condition
    • 0.024% fail on Doors
      • 0.012% fail on Drivers
      • 0.012% fail on Passengers other
  • 0.012% fail on Towbars
    • 0.012% fail on Towbar
Read the Honest John Review

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