Ford Mondeo MOT Results

Registered in 2000
45.5% pass rate
from 4,372 tests in 2017
(11% worse than other 2000 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 2000 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Mondeo is unusually good or bad.

  • 34% fail on Suspension (58% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 13% fail on Anti-roll bars (170% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 7.2% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Linkage condition (6 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Presence (5 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 12% fail on Prescribed areas (140% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 11% fail on Component mounting (170% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Subframe mounting (78% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Spring mounting
    • 8.1% fail on Suspension arms (90% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 7.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (86% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Attachment
    • 6.9% fail on Coil springs (120% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 6.8% fail on Condition (130% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Location
    • 3.4% fail on Drive shafts (22% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Front drive shafts (23% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 3.3% fail on Constant velocity joints (22% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.091% fail on Drive shafts
    • 2.0% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.5% fail on Front (96% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Rear (50% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.0% fail on Condition
    • 2.0% fail on Front suspension joints (32% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.25% fail on Condition
    • 0.23% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.11% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.023% fail on Attachment
    • 0.16% fail on Bonded suspension (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Trailing arms (64% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (70% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Attachment
      • 0.023% fail on Condition
    • 0.14% fail on Sub-frames (72% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on Attachment
      • 0.046% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.023% fail on Condition
    • 0.046% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.023% fail on Condition
      • 0.023% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.023% fail on Torsion bars
      • 0.023% fail on Attachment
  • 21% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (16% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 5.5% fail on Headlamp aim (20% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Stop lamp (27% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.9% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.023% fail on Matched pair
    • 3.4% fail on Position lamps (48% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Front lamps (61% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.023% fail on Switch
    • 1.9% fail on Direction indicators (30% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Flashing type (30% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.11% fail on Side repeaters (87% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.091% fail on All direction indicators (68% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Rear fog lamp (70% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Fog lamp (70% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Switch
      • 0.023% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.39% fail on Battery (64% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Horn
    • 0.23% fail on Electrical wiring (150% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.091% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.046% fail on Lamp
      • 0.046% fail on Switch
    • 0.069% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 20% fail on Brakes (17% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 11% fail on Hydraulic systems (62% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 9.7% fail on Components (60% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 7.7% fail on Pipes (86% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Hoses (53% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.091% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.023% fail on Servos
        • 0.023% fail on Valves
      • 1.1% fail on Leaks (140% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (150% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Operation
    • 9.4% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.0% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 3.8% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.1% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.94% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.73% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.37% fail on Brake performance not tested (100% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Brake operation
    • 4.2% fail on Hub components (42% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Brake discs (190% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.23% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.069% fail on Wheel cylinder
      • 0.023% fail on Brake back plates
    • 0.85% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.85% fail on Condition
    • 0.82% fail on ABS (41% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.14% fail on Pedal
        • 0.14% fail on Condition
    • 0.14% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.14% fail on Cable
    • 0.14% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.11% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.046% fail on Additional braking devices (6 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.023% fail on Full power hydraulic systems
      • 0.023% fail on Warning
    • 0.023% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.023% fail on Components
        • 0.023% fail on Hoses
  • 11% fail on Driver's view of the road (12% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Washers (57% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Wipers
    • 0.34% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.23% fail on Mirrors
  • 10% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 9.4% fail on Seat belts (180% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 8.3% fail on Prescribed areas (200% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Condition (140% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on Attachment
      • 0.046% fail on Requirements
    • 1.4% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.3% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.091% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.023% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 9.7% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (11% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Emissions
    • 2.8% fail on Exhaust system (47% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.85% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.64% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.55% fail on System (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Pipe
      • 0.046% fail on Cap (83% better than other 2000 cars)
  • 9.3% fail on Tyres
    • 4.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.73% fail on Size/type (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.091% fail on Valve stem
  • 7.6% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (100% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Body condition (170% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Vehicle structure (57% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Chassis (57% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.87% fail on Seats (150% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Drivers (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.85% fail on Doors
      • 0.55% fail on Passengers other (75% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.091% fail on Drivers
    • 0.069% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.069% fail on Body security
    • 0.023% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.023% fail on Load security
      • 0.023% fail on Bootlid
    • 0.023% fail on Spare wheel
  • 3.4% fail on Steering (28% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Steering system (47% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Track rod end (30% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Steering rack (84% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.046% fail on Free play
        • 0.046% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.023% fail on Drag link end
    • 1.2% fail on Power steering (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Pipes and hoses (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Operation (130% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Other components
      • 0.023% fail on Pump
    • 0.069% fail on Steering control
      • 0.069% fail on Steering column
    • 0.023% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.023% fail on Locking devices
  • 1.4% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.25% fail on Towbars
    • 0.18% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.069% fail on Towbar
  • 0.21% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.18% fail on Attachment
    • 0.023% fail on Condition
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