Ford Kuga MOT Results

Registered in 2015
88.5% pass rate
from 31,810 tests in 2020
(27% better than other 2015 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 2015 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Kuga is unusually good or bad.

  • 3.4% fail on Tyres (11% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.6% fail on Condition (14% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.057% fail on Size/type
    • 0.047% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 2.8% fail on Brakes
    • 2.3% fail on Mechanical brake components (20% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Brake linings and pads (33% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Brake pads (33% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.019% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.066% fail on Brake discs and drums (81% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.066% fail on Brake discs (81% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.013% fail on Lever
        • 0.0063% fail on Cable
        • 0.0031% fail on Linkage
    • 0.30% fail on Brake performance (51% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.13% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.028% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Service brake performance (72% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Rbt (71% better than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.097% fail on Service brake performance (66% better than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.0063% fail on Service brake imbalance (92% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.066% fail on Rbt
          • 0.057% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.0063% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
          • 0.0031% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.0031% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0031% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.035% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.025% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (63% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.022% fail on Rbt (sp) (65% better than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.013% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.0094% fail on Service brake imbalance (77% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.0031% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
    • 0.10% fail on Hydraulic systems (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Brake fluid (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Reservoirs (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.088% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.057% fail on Pedal
      • 0.031% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.044% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.035% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.016% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.038% fail on Parking brake control (65% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Lever (61% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.031% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.028% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.0031% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.013% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.0031% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0031% fail on Servos
    • 0.0031% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.0031% fail on Other components
  • 2.6% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (36% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Headlamp aim (36% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp aim (35% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (76% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Position lamps (68% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Position lamp (67% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.37% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.37% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.29% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.082% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.0031% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.33% fail on Headlamps (54% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Headlamp (71% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (120% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0063% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.15% fail on Stop lamp (76% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (74% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.050% fail on Trailer electrical socket (4 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Horn (54% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.0031% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.088% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (55% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Rear fog lamp (55% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.088% fail on Rear fog lamp (54% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.035% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.035% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.0094% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.0031% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.0031% fail on Switch
    • 0.0031% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.0031% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 2.1% fail on Visibility (46% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Wipers (56% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.80% fail on Washers (25% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.069% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.053% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.053% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.016% fail on View to rear (66% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.0063% fail on Bonnet
  • 0.41% fail on Suspension (69% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Suspension arms (59% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Pins and bushes (49% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Ball joint (80% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.0094% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.12% fail on Shock absorbers (57% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.060% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.057% fail on Anti-roll bars (48% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.0094% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.0094% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.0063% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.0031% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.0031% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0031% fail on Linkage
      • 0.0031% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.0094% fail on Axles
      • 0.0094% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.0063% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.0031% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0031% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.0031% fail on Springs
      • 0.0031% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.0031% fail on Mounting
    • 0.0031% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.0031% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.0031% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.0031% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.0031% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.0031% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 0.22% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.15% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.15% fail on Condition
      • 0.0063% fail on Attachment
    • 0.079% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.20% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (68% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Exhaust emissions (69% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Spark ignition (62% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (47% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.0094% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.0063% fail on Catalyst emissions (94% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Compression ignition (77% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.047% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (68% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.0094% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (92% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.0094% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.0031% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
    • 0.019% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.016% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.0031% fail on Other leaks
  • 0.18% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.18% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.15% fail on Body, chassis, structure (71% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.060% fail on Transmission (64% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Drive shafts (61% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.060% fail on Joints (61% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.025% fail on Exhaust system (83% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.016% fail on Seats
      • 0.013% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.0031% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.013% fail on Fuel system (75% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0094% fail on System
      • 0.0031% fail on Pipe
    • 0.013% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.0063% fail on Towbar
      • 0.0031% fail on Coupling
      • 0.0031% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.0063% fail on Body (81% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0063% fail on Other body component
    • 0.0063% fail on Doors (82% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0031% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.0031% fail on Door condition
      • 0.0031% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.0031% fail on Door condition
    • 0.0031% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.0031% fail on Engine mounting condition
  • 0.10% fail on Road Wheels (35% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.091% fail on Attachment
    • 0.013% fail on Condition (73% better than other 2015 cars)
  • 0.069% fail on Steering (61% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.047% fail on Steering linkage components (65% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Track rod end (79% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0094% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0063% fail on Locking devices
      • 0.0031% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.0031% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.0063% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.0063% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.0063% fail on Steering play
      • 0.0063% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.0031% fail on Power steering
      • 0.0031% fail on Operation
    • 0.0031% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.0031% fail on Steering column
    • 0.0031% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.0031% fail on Universal joint
  • 0.013% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.0094% fail on Belt(s)/padding
    • 0.0031% fail on Anchorages
  • 0.0031% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.0031% fail on Speedometer
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