Ford Kuga MOT Results

Registered in 2014
88.8% pass rate
from 20,266 tests in 2017
(21% better than other 2014 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 2014 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Kuga is unusually good or bad.

  • 4.3% fail on Tyres
    • 2.0% fail on Condition
    • 1.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.79% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.025% fail on Size/type
    • 0.0049% fail on Valve stem
  • 4.1% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (20% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim (23% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Direction indicators (110% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Flashing type (110% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.60% fail on Side repeaters (130% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.054% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.0049% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.62% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.57% fail on Front lamps (51% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Rear lamps (60% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Headlamps (42% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Headlamp (62% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (140% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (150% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.015% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.015% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.36% fail on Stop lamp (40% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Registration plate lamp (71% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.16% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.025% fail on Horn
    • 0.020% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.020% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.015% fail on Switch
      • 0.0049% fail on Lamp
    • 0.0099% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.0049% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 2.1% fail on Brakes
    • 1.8% fail on Hub components (21% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Brake pads (27% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Brake discs (78% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.0099% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.15% fail on Hydraulic systems (61% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Components (120% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Reservoirs (6 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.0099% fail on Hoses
        • 0.0049% fail on Pipes
      • 0.0099% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.0099% fail on Leaks
    • 0.13% fail on Brake performance (75% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Parking brake performance (62% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Front wheels (75% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Rear wheels (93% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0099% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.0099% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.0049% fail on Parking brake operation
      • 0.0049% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.10% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.10% fail on Pedal
        • 0.10% fail on Anti-slip (79% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.039% fail on Parking brake (67% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Condition (65% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.0049% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.0049% fail on Cable
    • 0.0049% fail on ABS
    • 0.0049% fail on Restricted movement
  • 1.5% fail on Driver's view of the road (54% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.75% fail on Washers (20% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Wipers (77% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.049% fail on Mirrors
  • 0.29% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.29% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.25% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.16% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.15% fail on Condition
      • 0.0099% fail on Requirements
    • 0.089% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.089% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.24% fail on Suspension (73% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.079% fail on Shock absorbers (70% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.079% fail on Condition (70% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.049% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.039% fail on Front
      • 0.0099% fail on Rear
    • 0.039% fail on Suspension arms (72% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (71% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.039% fail on Drive shafts (77% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Front drive shafts (77% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.039% fail on Constant velocity joints (76% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.015% fail on Anti-roll bars (75% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0099% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.0099% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0099% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.0099% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0099% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 0.054% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (57% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.020% fail on Body condition (69% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.020% fail on Seats
      • 0.020% fail on Drivers
    • 0.0099% fail on Doors
      • 0.0099% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.0049% fail on Load security
      • 0.0049% fail on Tailgate
  • 0.044% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (83% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.020% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.015% fail on Exhaust system (89% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.0099% fail on Fuel system (86% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0099% fail on Pipe
  • 0.030% fail on Steering (76% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.025% fail on Steering system (76% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0099% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.0049% fail on Free play
        • 0.0049% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.0049% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.0049% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.0049% fail on Steering control
      • 0.0049% fail on Steering wheel
  • 0.030% fail on Road Wheels (76% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.020% fail on Attachment (74% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.0099% fail on Condition (80% better than other 2014 cars)
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