Ford Kuga MOT Results

Registered in 2016
89.9% pass rate
from 35,664 tests in 2020
(19% better than other 2016 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 2016 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Kuga is unusually good or bad.

  • 3.3% fail on Tyres (7.2% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Tread depth (21% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Condition (34% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.050% fail on Size/type
    • 0.034% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 2.9% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (17% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamp aim (31% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp aim (31% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.68% fail on Direction indicators (120% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Flashing type (120% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.57% fail on Side repeaters (120% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Individual direction indicators (95% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.30% fail on Headlamps (40% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Headlamp (53% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.0028% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.23% fail on Stop lamp (41% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.22% fail on Position lamp (35% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0028% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.13% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.13% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.13% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.11% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (59% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.073% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.050% fail on Trailer electrical socket (4 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Horn (77% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0084% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.0028% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.028% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.028% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.011% fail on Hazard warning (4 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Switch (4 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.0084% fail on Rear reflectors (77% better than other 2016 cars)
  • 2.3% fail on Brakes (14% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Mechanical brake components (35% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Brake linings and pads (46% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Brake pads (45% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.020% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.12% fail on Brake discs and drums (50% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Brake discs (50% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0056% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.0056% fail on Cable
    • 0.18% fail on Brake performance (57% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (43% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.045% fail on Rbt (sp) (60% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.022% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (4 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Service brake performance (83% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.034% fail on Rbt (85% better than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.022% fail on Service brake performance (87% better than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.014% fail on Service brake imbalance (76% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0056% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0056% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.039% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.031% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.020% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.011% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.0084% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.036% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.017% fail on Parking brake performance (64% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Rbt (69% better than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.0084% fail on Parking brake performance (78% better than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.0056% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.0028% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0028% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
    • 0.15% fail on Hydraulic systems (5 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on Brake fluid (6 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Reservoirs (4 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.076% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.059% fail on Pedal
      • 0.017% fail on Hand lever (66% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.028% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.017% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.017% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.0084% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.014% fail on Parking brake control (86% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Lever (84% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.014% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.011% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.0028% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.011% fail on Rigid brake pipes
  • 1.7% fail on Visibility (42% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.86% fail on Washers
    • 0.66% fail on Wipers (65% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.073% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.064% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.062% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.0028% fail on Window
    • 0.036% fail on View to rear
      • 0.036% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.0028% fail on Bonnet
  • 0.27% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.24% fail on Seat belts (47% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Condition (53% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0028% fail on Requirements
    • 0.031% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (65% better than other 2016 cars)
  • 0.21% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.21% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.17% fail on Body, chassis, structure (42% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.062% fail on Transmission
      • 0.059% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.059% fail on Joints
      • 0.0028% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.0028% fail on Joints
    • 0.034% fail on Seats
      • 0.028% fail on Driver's seat (140% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0056% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.022% fail on Body
      • 0.014% fail on Other body component
      • 0.0084% fail on Panel
    • 0.014% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.0084% fail on Exhaust system (85% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.0084% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.0028% fail on Tank
      • 0.0028% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.0028% fail on System
    • 0.0084% fail on Doors
      • 0.0056% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.0028% fail on Door condition
        • 0.0028% fail on Catch
      • 0.0028% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.0028% fail on Catch
    • 0.0084% fail on Undertray
    • 0.0028% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.0028% fail on Spare wheel condition
  • 0.15% fail on Suspension (75% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.062% fail on Suspension arms (58% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Ball joint (63% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.014% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.0084% fail on Pins and bushes (86% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.034% fail on Shock absorbers (81% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.031% fail on Anti-roll bars (58% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.011% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.0028% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0028% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 0.020% fail on Wheel bearings (62% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.0056% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.0028% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.0028% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.0028% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.0028% fail on Suspension unit
  • 0.093% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (76% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on Exhaust emissions (81% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Compression ignition (78% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.022% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (81% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (69% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0028% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.031% fail on Spark ignition (84% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Catalyst emissions (74% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (88% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0028% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.020% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.014% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.0028% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
      • 0.0028% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.0028% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.0028% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 0.076% fail on Road Wheels (47% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.050% fail on Attachment
    • 0.025% fail on Condition
  • 0.039% fail on Steering (69% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.031% fail on Steering linkage components (66% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Track rod end (83% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0028% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.0056% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.0056% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.0028% fail on Steering play
      • 0.0028% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.0084% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.0056% fail on Belt(s)/padding
    • 0.0028% fail on Anchorages
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