Ford Mondeo MOT Results

Registered in 2004
49.6% pass rate
from 15,561 tests in 2020
(6.0% worse than other 2004 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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Mondeo is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Brakes (53% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 12% fail on Brake performance (65% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 9.0% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 9.0% fail on Rbt (sp) (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.019% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
        • 0.013% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (94% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 5.7% fail on Rbt (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 5.3% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.36% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (100% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.058% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.090% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.051% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.039% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.019% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.013% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
          • 0.0064% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 3.2% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.2% fail on Rbt
          • 2.7% fail on Service brake performance (13% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.64% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.064% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.045% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
          • 0.019% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.0% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.0% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.70% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.44% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.0064% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.0064% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.50% fail on Brake performance not tested (85% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 7.4% fail on Rigid brake pipes (100% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Mechanical brake components (58% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Brake linings and pads (31% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Brake pads (31% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.032% fail on Brake linings
      • 2.3% fail on Brake discs and drums (76% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Brake discs (78% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.0064% fail on Brake drums
      • 1.0% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.73% fail on Cable (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Lever (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.051% fail on Linkage (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.045% fail on Pivot (7 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.019% fail on Brake slack adjuster (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.0064% fail on Relay lever
    • 1.4% fail on Flexible brake hoses (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (20% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.064% fail on Electronic stability control (82% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.87% fail on Parking brake control (61% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Lever (68% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.0064% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.76% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (52% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Hand lever (83% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Pedal
    • 0.51% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (200% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.21% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.16% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.026% fail on Valves
      • 0.019% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.0064% fail on Master cylinder
    • 0.019% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.013% fail on Other components
      • 0.0064% fail on Additional braking device
    • 0.013% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0064% fail on Leaks
      • 0.0064% fail on Servos
  • 22% fail on Suspension (19% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 7.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (14% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Linkage ball joints (76% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (32% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Ball joint (51% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Pins and bushes (140% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.35% fail on Linkage
      • 0.21% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (58% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.026% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.013% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 5.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.9% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Ball joint (47% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Pins and bushes (56% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Suspension arm (64% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 5.8% fail on Springs (47% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Coil springs (48% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 5.7% fail on Coil spring (48% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.090% fail on Mounting (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 4.4% fail on Wheel bearings (180% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Shock absorbers (55% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (22% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint dust cover (130% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint (56% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.077% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.032% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.013% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.42% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.28% fail on Pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Sub-frame (72% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (85% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.0064% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.17% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.084% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.051% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.051% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.13% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.058% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.039% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.019% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.019% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.0064% fail on Axles
      • 0.0064% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.0064% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.0064% fail on Suspension unit
  • 17% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (14% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Direction indicators (71% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Flashing type (71% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 2.8% fail on Side repeaters (180% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.15% fail on All direction indicators
      • 0.013% fail on Semaphore (8 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Arm (13 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Position lamps (40% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Position lamp (40% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.1% fail on Stop lamp (19% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim (26% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim (22% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (72% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamps (54% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp (60% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Headlamp levelling device (55% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.0064% fail on Dipswitch
    • 0.91% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (69% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (55% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Rear fog lamp (56% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.55% fail on Rear fog lamp (55% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.0064% fail on Switch
      • 0.013% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.0064% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.0064% fail on Front fog lamp switch
    • 0.24% fail on Electrical equipment (74% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.090% fail on Battery(ies) (74% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Horn (87% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.032% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.032% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.026% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
      • 0.0064% fail on Main beam tell-tale
    • 0.019% fail on Hazard warning (84% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Switch (84% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.019% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.019% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.013% fail on Rear reflectors (80% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.0064% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.0064% fail on Outline marker lamp
  • 11% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (41% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 11% fail on Exhaust emissions (44% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.9% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (14% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 2.8% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.73% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.071% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.026% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.013% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.0064% fail on Oxygen sensor
          • 0.0064% fail on Other emission control equipment
      • 5.5% fail on Compression ignition (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 4.3% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.57% fail on Emissions not tested (190% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (30% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.11% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.084% fail on Emission control equipment (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.051% fail on Catalytic converter (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.019% fail on Other emission control equipment (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.0064% fail on Oxygen sensor
          • 0.0064% fail on Exhaust gas recirculation valve
        • 0.064% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.0064% fail on Pre 01/01/1980 visual
    • 0.61% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.48% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.077% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.039% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.032% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.019% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.019% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 9.4% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 4.7% fail on Exhaust system (36% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Transmission
      • 3.3% fail on Drive shafts
        • 3.3% fail on Joints
        • 0.032% fail on Flexible couplings
        • 0.0064% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.16% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.16% fail on Joints
    • 0.40% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.18% fail on Pipe (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (64% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on System
      • 0.045% fail on Hose
      • 0.019% fail on Tank (86% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Doors
      • 0.28% fail on Front passenger's door (100% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Door condition (98% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.0064% fail on Hinge
        • 0.0064% fail on Catch
      • 0.064% fail on Other passenger's door (73% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.064% fail on Door condition (73% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.058% fail on Door condition
    • 0.31% fail on Integral vehicle structure (38% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (34% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Chassis (34% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Chassis condition (33% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.19% fail on Towbar (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Vehicle structure (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Towbar condition
      • 0.0064% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.15% fail on Body (47% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Other body component
      • 0.045% fail on Panel (64% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.0064% fail on Body condition
    • 0.15% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.13% fail on Engine mounting condition (82% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Bracket
    • 0.13% fail on Seats (42% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.032% fail on Passenger's seat (71% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.058% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.051% fail on Boot lid condition
      • 0.0064% fail on Other boot lid component
    • 0.032% fail on Undertray
    • 0.0064% fail on Load security
      • 0.0064% fail on Access panel
  • 8.6% fail on Tyres (14% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.0% fail on Condition (33% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Size/type
  • 6.7% fail on Visibility (18% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Wipers
    • 2.4% fail on Washers (35% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Bonnet (73% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.20% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.0064% fail on Window
    • 0.14% fail on View to rear (55% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Mirrors (61% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.13% fail on Driver's view
  • 3.5% fail on Steering (29% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Steering linkage components (21% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Track rod end (18% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.013% fail on Drag link end (85% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.0064% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.0064% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.25% fail on Power steering
      • 0.14% fail on Operation
      • 0.045% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.039% fail on Other components (67% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Pump
    • 0.24% fail on Steering gear (68% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Steering rack (74% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Operation (170% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.0064% fail on Steering box
    • 0.032% fail on Steering play (79% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Steering rack (79% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.019% fail on Steering column
    • 0.013% fail on Steering wheel
  • 2.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (37% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.2% fail on Condition (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Prescribed areas (59% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Requirements
      • 0.013% fail on Pre-tensioners
    • 0.40% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (75% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.013% fail on Airbags (80% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.63% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.63% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.53% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.36% fail on Attachment
    • 0.17% fail on Condition
  • 0.051% fail on Seat belt installation check (190% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.032% fail on Belt(s)/padding
    • 0.019% fail on Anchorages
  • 0.0064% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.0064% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.0064% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests
    • 0.0064% fail on Doors
      • 0.0064% fail on Passenger entrance/exit doors

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