Ford Mondeo MOT Results

Registered in 2003
49.0% pass rate
from 16,580 tests in 2017
(5.1% worse than other 2003 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 2003 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Mondeo is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Brakes (55% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 14% fail on Brake performance (68% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 10% fail on Parking brake performance (140% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 8.7% fail on Rear wheels (130% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Front wheels (35% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.42% fail on Service brake performance (34% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Brake performance not tested (93% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.0060% fail on Parking brake operation
    • 12% fail on Hydraulic systems (89% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 11% fail on Components (94% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 8.3% fail on Pipes (92% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 3.9% fail on Hoses (200% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.0060% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.64% fail on Leaks (86% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Operation
      • 0.036% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (68% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Hub components (38% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Brake pads (40% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.53% fail on Brake calipers (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Brake linings
    • 2.3% fail on Parking brake (120% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Condition (130% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on ABS
    • 0.84% fail on Mechanical components (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Cable (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Lever (7 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Pivot (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.0060% fail on Linkage
      • 0.0060% fail on Relay lever
    • 0.54% fail on Restricted movement (92% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.27% fail on Pedal
        • 0.22% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.048% fail on Condition
    • 0.048% fail on Electronic stability system (76% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.048% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.030% fail on Components
        • 0.018% fail on Pipes
        • 0.018% fail on Hoses (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Leaks
      • 0.0060% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
    • 0.0060% fail on Locking devices
  • 24% fail on Suspension (16% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 7.4% fail on Coil springs (68% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 7.1% fail on Condition (65% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Location (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Anti-roll bars (23% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (27% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (48% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Linkage condition (31% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Attachment
      • 0.042% fail on Condition
    • 5.1% fail on Wheel bearings (190% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Rear (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Front (44% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Suspension arms (17% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (22% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Condition (120% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Attachment (63% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Drive shafts (20% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Front drive shafts (19% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Constant velocity joints (20% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.036% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.024% fail on Couplings
      • 0.036% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.036% fail on Drive shafts
    • 1.7% fail on Shock absorbers (24% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Condition (24% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Front suspension joints (22% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Prescribed areas (45% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.96% fail on Component mounting (42% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Subframe mounting (68% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Spring mounting
    • 0.49% fail on Sub-frames (82% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Condition (82% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Trailing arms (43% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.054% fail on Condition
      • 0.024% fail on Attachment
    • 0.32% fail on Macpherson strut (32% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Condition (32% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.28% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.036% fail on Condition
      • 0.0060% fail on Attachment
    • 0.060% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.054% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0060% fail on Condition
    • 0.036% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.036% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.012% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.012% fail on Condition
    • 0.0060% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.0060% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.0060% fail on Torsion bars
      • 0.0060% fail on Attachment
    • 0.0060% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 22% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (18% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 9.1% fail on Position lamps (27% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Front lamps (18% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Rear lamps (64% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.7% fail on Registration plate lamp (33% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Headlamp aim (43% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Stop lamp (28% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.0% fail on Side repeaters (140% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Individual lamps (35% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on All direction indicators (59% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.0060% fail on Tell tales
      • 0.0060% fail on Semaphore
        • 0.0060% fail on Tell tales
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamps (61% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp (61% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.024% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.012% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
        • 0.0060% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.024% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.018% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.0060% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.018% fail on Dipswitch
    • 0.69% fail on Rear fog lamp (55% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Fog lamp (55% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.34% fail on Battery (61% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Horn (76% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.078% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (57% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.054% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.042% fail on Hazard warning (80% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Switch (83% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Lamp (75% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.036% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 10% fail on Tyres (14% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 5.0% fail on Condition (32% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Size/type
    • 0.090% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.0060% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 9.7% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (29% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 4.7% fail on Emissions (42% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.99% fail on Emissions not tested (28% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.33% fail on System
      • 0.10% fail on Pipe
      • 0.078% fail on Cap (71% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Tank
      • 0.018% fail on Hose
  • 8.1% fail on Driver's view of the road (10% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Wipers (13% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Washers (13% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.31% fail on Bonnet (100% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Mirrors (41% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.0060% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 3.5% fail on Steering (31% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Steering system (34% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Track rod end (23% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Steering rack (70% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.054% fail on Free play (57% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.054% fail on Steering rack (56% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Drag link end (76% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Steering arm (84% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.0060% fail on Steering box
      • 0.0060% fail on Other components
        • 0.0060% fail on Steering component
    • 0.42% fail on Power steering
      • 0.27% fail on Operation (88% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Pump (190% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Pipes and hoses (64% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Other components (65% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.024% fail on Steering control
      • 0.012% fail on Steering lock
      • 0.0060% fail on Steering column
      • 0.0060% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.0060% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.018% fail on Locking devices
  • 2.6% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (21% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Seat belts (22% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Prescribed areas (78% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Requirements
      • 0.018% fail on Attachment
    • 0.36% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (76% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (78% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.0060% fail on Seat belt pre-tensioner
  • 1.2% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (46% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Body condition (43% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Vehicle structure (55% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Chassis (55% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Doors (71% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Passengers other (72% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Passengers front (63% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Drivers (85% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.13% fail on Seats (50% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.090% fail on Drivers
      • 0.036% fail on Passengers (67% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.078% fail on Load security
      • 0.036% fail on Bootlid
      • 0.030% fail on Access panel (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Tailgate
    • 0.054% fail on Body security
    • 0.030% fail on Speedometer
  • 1.1% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.77% fail on Road Wheels (63% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Attachment (78% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Condition
  • 0.054% fail on Towbars
    • 0.030% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.018% fail on Towbar
    • 0.0060% fail on Swivelling towbar

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