Ford Mondeo MOT Results

Registered in 2005
51.2% pass rate
from 20,836 tests in 2020
(6.2% worse than other 2005 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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Mondeo is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Suspension (19% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Springs (61% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 6.8% fail on Coil springs (61% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 6.7% fail on Coil spring (61% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Mounting (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 6.6% fail on Anti-roll bars (11% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Linkage ball joints (72% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (27% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Ball joint (46% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Pins and bushes (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Ball joint dust cover (31% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Linkage (34% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (39% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.077% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.038% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.019% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 5.0% fail on Suspension arms (18% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Ball joint dust cover (180% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Ball joint (38% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Pins and bushes (67% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.082% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Wheel bearings (170% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Shock absorbers (57% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (50% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.14% fail on Pins and bushes (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.067% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.038% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (180% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0096% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.33% fail on Other suspension component (26% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint dust cover (82% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Ball joint (66% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.024% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.024% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.28% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.14% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.077% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.048% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.014% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.0048% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.13% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.053% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.038% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.034% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.014% fail on Suspension rod
    • 0.024% fail on Axles (82% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Swivel pins and bushes (82% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0048% fail on Axle
    • 0.0048% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.0048% fail on Suspension unit
  • 19% fail on Brakes (43% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 8.6% fail on Brake performance (20% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (30% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 5.4% fail on Rbt (sp) (37% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.024% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (89% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.019% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 3.1% fail on Parking brake performance (83% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Rbt (83% worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 2.8% fail on Parking brake performance (90% worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.24% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.038% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.091% fail on Plate brake tester (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.053% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.038% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.024% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.019% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
          • 0.0048% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.8% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.7% fail on Rbt
          • 2.2% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.59% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.029% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.014% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.014% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.0048% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0048% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.71% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.70% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.48% fail on Service brake imbalance (27% better than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.32% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.0096% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.0096% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.0048% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.39% fail on Brake performance not tested (63% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Rigid brake pipes (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Mechanical brake components (34% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Brake linings and pads (20% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 3.1% fail on Brake pads (21% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.0096% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.9% fail on Brake discs and drums (37% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Brake discs (39% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (200% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.61% fail on Cable (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Lever (170% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.034% fail on Linkage (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Pivot
        • 0.0048% fail on Relay lever
    • 1.7% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (7 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 1.2% fail on Flexible brake hoses (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (19% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.99% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.19% fail on Electronic stability control (47% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Parking brake control (32% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Lever (47% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (29% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Hand lever (55% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Pedal
    • 0.39% fail on Hydraulic systems (74% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Brake fluid (56% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on Reservoirs (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Valves (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0096% fail on Master cylinder
    • 0.019% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.014% fail on Leaks
      • 0.0048% fail on Operation
    • 0.0096% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.0096% fail on Other components
  • 16% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (14% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Position lamps (57% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Position lamp (57% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.3% fail on Stop lamp (8.8% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Direction indicators (35% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Flashing type (35% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Individual direction indicators (25% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Side repeaters (67% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.0048% fail on Switch
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim (23% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim (19% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (63% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamps (57% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp (59% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.0048% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.0048% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.69% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (75% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (46% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Rear fog lamp (46% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on Rear fog lamp (45% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Switch
      • 0.0048% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.0048% fail on Front fog lamps
    • 0.26% fail on Electrical equipment (68% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Battery(ies) (53% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Horn (87% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.0096% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.24% fail on Rear reflectors (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.043% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.024% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
      • 0.019% fail on Main beam tell-tale
    • 0.0096% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.0096% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 10% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (45% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 9.8% fail on Exhaust emissions (49% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Compression ignition (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 4.2% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.78% fail on Emissions not tested (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.55% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.13% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.12% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.077% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.067% fail on Emission control equipment (170% worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.058% fail on Catalytic converter (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.0048% fail on Particulate filter
          • 0.0048% fail on Exhaust gas recirculation valve
          • 0.0048% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.0048% fail on Pre 01/01/1980 visual
      • 4.2% fail on Spark ignition (15% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 2.0% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (28% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.73% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.10% fail on Non catalyst emissions (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.0096% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0096% fail on Catalytic converter
    • 0.46% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.35% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.067% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.0048% fail on Transmission oil leaks
    • 0.043% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.024% fail on Sound deadening material
      • 0.019% fail on Undertray
  • 8.9% fail on Body, chassis, structure (6.0% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Exhaust system (66% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Transmission (25% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Drive shafts (25% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Joints (24% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.019% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.12% fail on Prop shafts (41% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Joints
      • 0.0048% fail on Belts
    • 0.66% fail on Doors (47% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Front passenger's door (170% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Door condition (180% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.0048% fail on Catch
      • 0.22% fail on Driver's door (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Door condition (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.0096% fail on Catch
      • 0.072% fail on Other passenger's door (67% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.072% fail on Door condition (67% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Fuel system (33% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Pipe
      • 0.091% fail on System
      • 0.086% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (60% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Hose (150% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0048% fail on Tank
    • 0.26% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.14% fail on Towbar (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Vehicle structure (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Other towbar components (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0048% fail on Towbar condition
      • 0.0048% fail on Coupling
    • 0.13% fail on Seats
      • 0.072% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.062% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.11% fail on Integral vehicle structure (71% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (72% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0096% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.0048% fail on Sub-frame condition
        • 0.0048% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.11% fail on Body (56% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.086% fail on Other body component
      • 0.019% fail on Panel (81% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0048% fail on Body condition
    • 0.096% fail on Chassis (62% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Chassis condition (64% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0048% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.038% fail on Undertray
    • 0.019% fail on Engine mounting (76% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Engine mounting condition (76% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0048% fail on Bracket
    • 0.0096% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.0048% fail on Boot lid condition
      • 0.0048% fail on Other boot lid component
    • 0.0048% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.0048% fail on Carrier
    • 0.0048% fail on Floor
  • 8.1% fail on Tyres (8.1% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.8% fail on Condition (22% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Size/type
  • 6.1% fail on Visibility (19% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Wipers
    • 2.0% fail on Washers (42% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Condition of glass (50% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Windscreen (53% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.16% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.12% fail on View to rear (56% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Mirrors (62% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 4.0% fail on Steering
    • 3.5% fail on Steering linkage components (11% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Track rod end (16% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint (41% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.014% fail on Other components
        • 0.0096% fail on Steering linkage
        • 0.0048% fail on Steering component
      • 0.0096% fail on Locking devices
      • 0.0048% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.30% fail on Steering gear (52% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Steering rack (54% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Operation
    • 0.26% fail on Power steering
      • 0.13% fail on Operation
      • 0.072% fail on Other components
      • 0.043% fail on Pump (180% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Pipes and hoses (74% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Rams
    • 0.067% fail on Steering play (54% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Steering rack (53% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.0096% fail on Steering column
    • 0.0048% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.0048% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.0048% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.0048% fail on Universal joint
  • 1.3% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (53% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.65% fail on Seat belts (45% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Condition
      • 0.17% fail on Prescribed areas (74% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Requirements
      • 0.014% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0048% fail on Pre-tensioners
    • 0.60% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (60% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.019% fail on Airbags
      • 0.014% fail on Drivers airbag (74% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0048% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.77% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.76% fail on Registration plates
    • 0.0048% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.60% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.41% fail on Attachment
    • 0.19% fail on Condition
    • 0.0096% fail on Hubs
  • 0.029% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.029% fail on Speedometer (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
  • 0.0048% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.0048% fail on Belt(s)/padding

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