Ford Mondeo MOT Results

Registered in 2002
50.4% pass rate
from 7,878 tests in 2020
(3.4% worse than other 2002 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 2002 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Mondeo is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Suspension (22% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 7.7% fail on Anti-roll bars (42% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Linkage ball joints (61% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (92% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint dust cover (81% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Pins and bushes (82% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Ball joint (59% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Linkage
      • 0.19% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (70% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.013% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.013% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 5.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.7% fail on Ball joint dust cover (190% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint (57% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Suspension arm (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Pins and bushes (67% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 5.1% fail on Springs (52% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Coil springs (51% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 4.9% fail on Coil spring (50% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Mounting (170% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (130% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Wheel bearings (140% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (17% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.89% fail on Sub-frames (59% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.17% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.051% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.013% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.27% fail on Other suspension component (51% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.076% fail on Ball joint (74% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.025% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.25% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.14% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.076% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.038% fail on Pins and bushes (79% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.076% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.051% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.013% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.013% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.013% fail on Axles
      • 0.013% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
  • 22% fail on Brakes (40% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 13% fail on Brake performance (59% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 10% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (140% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 10% fail on Rbt (sp) (150% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (86% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 6.2% fail on Rbt (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 5.8% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.36% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (100% worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.038% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.18% fail on Plate brake tester (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.089% fail on Parking brake performance (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.076% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.013% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.013% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.013% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 2.9% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.8% fail on Rbt
          • 2.4% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.56% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.038% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.025% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.013% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.025% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.013% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.013% fail on Service brake performance (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.88% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (58% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.88% fail on Rbt (sp) (57% better than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.66% fail on Service brake imbalance (54% better than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.29% fail on Service brake performance (63% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Brake performance not tested (83% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Rigid brake pipes (72% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Mechanical brake components (42% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Brake linings and pads (34% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Brake pads (35% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.3% fail on Brake discs
      • 1.3% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.88% fail on Cable (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on Lever (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.076% fail on Linkage (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Pivot
    • 1.2% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (93% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Hand lever (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Pedal
    • 1.2% fail on Flexible brake hoses (180% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Parking brake control (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Lever (120% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.83% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (40% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Anti-lock braking system (32% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Electronic stability control (89% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.20% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.038% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.013% fail on Servos
    • 0.24% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.20% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.038% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.013% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.013% fail on Servos
  • 14% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (31% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Stop lamp (35% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.7% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.038% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim (26% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim (23% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (67% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamps (56% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp (60% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.013% fail on Matched pair
    • 1.9% fail on Direction indicators (20% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Flashing type (20% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Side repeaters (59% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.66% fail on Individual direction indicators (58% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.063% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (63% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (67% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Rear fog lamp (67% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.44% fail on Rear fog lamp (67% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Electrical equipment (60% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Battery(ies) (48% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Horn (75% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.025% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.051% fail on Hazard warning (70% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Switch (70% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.025% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.013% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.013% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 9.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (20% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 9.3% fail on Exhaust emissions (24% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 7.5% fail on Spark ignition (16% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 4.2% fail on Catalyst emissions (28% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 1.5% fail on Emissions not tested (55% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Non catalyst emissions (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.013% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.013% fail on Oxygen sensor
          • 0.013% fail on Other emission control equipment
      • 2.0% fail on Compression ignition (77% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (140% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on Emissions not tested (71% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.063% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.025% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.025% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.013% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.013% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.013% fail on Pre 01/01/1980 visual
    • 0.56% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.50% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.038% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.025% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.025% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.089% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.063% fail on Undertray
      • 0.025% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 9.5% fail on Body, chassis, structure (10.0% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.5% fail on Transmission
      • 3.4% fail on Drive shafts
        • 3.3% fail on Joints
        • 0.038% fail on Drive shaft
        • 0.013% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.089% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.089% fail on Joints
      • 0.013% fail on Belts
    • 0.89% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.89% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
      • 0.013% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.013% fail on Sub-frame condition
    • 0.52% fail on Chassis
      • 0.52% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.43% fail on Fuel system (37% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Pipe
      • 0.11% fail on System
      • 0.076% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (74% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Tank (75% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Hose
    • 0.33% fail on Seats
      • 0.25% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.076% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.22% fail on Doors (66% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.11% fail on Door condition
      • 0.076% fail on Other passenger's door (78% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.063% fail on Door condition (81% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Catch
      • 0.025% fail on Driver's door (81% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Door condition (79% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Catch
    • 0.19% fail on Body
      • 0.10% fail on Panel
      • 0.076% fail on Other body component
      • 0.013% fail on Body condition
    • 0.089% fail on Bumpers (63% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.076% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.076% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.076% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.076% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.063% fail on Undertray
    • 0.038% fail on Floor
    • 0.025% fail on Towbar
      • 0.013% fail on Towbar condition
      • 0.013% fail on Coupling
    • 0.025% fail on Cabs
      • 0.025% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 8.2% fail on Tyres (14% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.9% fail on Condition (36% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Size/type
  • 8.2% fail on Visibility
    • 4.0% fail on Wipers
    • 3.8% fail on Washers
    • 0.32% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.32% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.23% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.22% fail on View to rear
      • 0.22% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.17% fail on Driver's view
  • 3.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (21% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Seat belts (21% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Condition (140% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.025% fail on Attachment
      • 0.013% fail on Requirements
    • 0.41% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (76% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.025% fail on Airbags
      • 0.025% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 2.4% fail on Steering (48% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Steering linkage components (42% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Track rod end (39% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.013% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.013% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.013% fail on Other components
        • 0.013% fail on Steering linkage
    • 0.23% fail on Steering gear (74% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Steering rack (73% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Power steering (52% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on Operation
      • 0.063% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.038% fail on Other components (73% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Steering play
      • 0.10% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.013% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.013% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.013% fail on Universal joint
  • 0.80% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.79% fail on Registration plates
    • 0.013% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.58% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.47% fail on Attachment
    • 0.10% fail on Condition
    • 0.013% fail on Hubs
  • 0.025% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.025% fail on Anchorages

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