Ford Mondeo MOT Results

Registered in 1999
45.0% pass rate
from 2,706 tests in 2017
(13% worse than other 1999 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 1999 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Mondeo is unusually good or bad.

  • 33% fail on Suspension (52% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 13% fail on Anti-roll bars (170% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 7.7% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (130% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Linkage condition (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (140% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Condition (190% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Presence
    • 13% fail on Prescribed areas (120% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 11% fail on Component mounting (140% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Subframe mounting (68% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Spring mounting
    • 8.9% fail on Suspension arms (110% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 7.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (95% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Condition (6 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Attachment (190% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Coil springs (72% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Condition (69% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Location
    • 1.8% fail on Drive shafts (55% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Front drive shafts (54% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Constant velocity joints (56% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.074% fail on Couplings
    • 1.5% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.4% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.2% fail on Front (64% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Rear (74% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.37% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.37% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.037% fail on Condition
      • 0.037% fail on Attachment
    • 0.18% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.15% fail on Condition
      • 0.037% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.11% fail on Trailing arms (76% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (82% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Attachment
    • 0.11% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.037% fail on Condition
      • 0.037% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.037% fail on Attachment
    • 0.11% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.11% fail on Condition
    • 0.037% fail on General condition
  • 22% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (11% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 6.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.0% fail on Stop lamp (29% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Position lamps (39% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Rear lamps
      • 1.7% fail on Front lamps (63% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.6% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.074% fail on Switch
    • 2.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.1% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.18% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.037% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.037% fail on Switch
    • 0.59% fail on Rear fog lamp (62% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Fog lamp (64% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.55% fail on Battery (50% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Horn
    • 0.15% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.11% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.11% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.074% fail on Switch
      • 0.037% fail on Lamp
    • 0.11% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 21% fail on Brakes (18% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 11% fail on Brake performance (21% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Rear wheels
      • 4.7% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 4.5% fail on Front wheels (39% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.78% fail on Service brake performance (43% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.18% fail on Brake operation
    • 9.4% fail on Hydraulic systems (40% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 8.6% fail on Components (39% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 6.7% fail on Pipes (60% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Hoses
        • 0.15% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.037% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.037% fail on Valves
      • 0.96% fail on Leaks (100% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.11% fail on Operation
    • 3.0% fail on Hub components
      • 1.9% fail on Brake discs (150% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.00% fail on Brake pads (50% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.037% fail on Wheel cylinder
    • 0.89% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.89% fail on Condition
    • 0.89% fail on ABS
    • 0.33% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.11% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.074% fail on Cable
      • 0.037% fail on Linkage
    • 0.074% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.074% fail on Pedal
        • 0.074% fail on Condition
    • 0.037% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.037% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.037% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
  • 11% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 7.7% fail on Emissions
    • 3.5% fail on Exhaust system (33% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.92% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.70% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.48% fail on System
      • 0.11% fail on Cap
      • 0.074% fail on Tank
      • 0.037% fail on Pipe
  • 11% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (110% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 10% fail on Seat belts (170% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 8.5% fail on Prescribed areas (170% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Requirements
      • 0.037% fail on Attachment
    • 1.1% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.0% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.074% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 10% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.5% fail on Washers (56% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Wipers
    • 0.67% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.18% fail on Mirrors
  • 8.6% fail on Tyres
    • 4.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.63% fail on Size/type
    • 0.15% fail on Valve stem
  • 6.6% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (56% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Body condition (120% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.6% fail on Chassis
    • 0.55% fail on Seats
      • 0.48% fail on Drivers (180% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Passengers
    • 0.44% fail on Doors
      • 0.22% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.18% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.037% fail on Drivers
    • 0.037% fail on Engine mountings
  • 3.1% fail on Steering (31% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Steering system (56% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.00% fail on Track rod end (56% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Steering rack (54% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.4% fail on Power steering (160% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Pipes and hoses (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Operation (170% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Other components
      • 0.11% fail on Pump
    • 0.074% fail on Steering control
      • 0.074% fail on Steering lock (6 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.037% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.037% fail on Locking devices
  • 1.3% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.074% fail on Towbars
    • 0.074% fail on Vehicle structure
  • 0.074% fail on Road Wheels (81% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.074% fail on Attachment
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