Ford Mondeo MOT Results

Registered in 2007
54.7% pass rate
from 30,045 tests in 2020
(7.2% worse than other 2007 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 2007 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Mondeo is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (13% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Stop lamp (25% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Position lamps (53% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Position lamp (53% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.0033% fail on Switch
    • 4.6% fail on Headlamp aim (21% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Headlamp aim (23% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamps (9.7% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Headlamp (13% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Headlamp levelling device (88% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0067% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.0033% fail on Dipswitch
    • 3.5% fail on Direction indicators (46% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Flashing type (46% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 2.8% fail on Individual direction indicators (65% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.55% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.19% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (39% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Electrical equipment (32% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Horn (65% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Battery(ies) (34% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Trailer electrical socket (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.44% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (27% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Rear fog lamp (27% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.43% fail on Rear fog lamp (27% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Switch
      • 0.0033% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.0033% fail on Front fog lamps
    • 0.20% fail on Rear reflectors (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.027% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.020% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
      • 0.0067% fail on Main beam tell-tale
    • 0.0100% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.0100% fail on Switch
    • 0.0033% fail on Daytime running lamps
    • 0.0033% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.0033% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 16% fail on Suspension
    • 5.7% fail on Suspension arms (22% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Pins and bushes (46% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint dust cover (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Ball joint (48% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Suspension arm (74% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (7.0% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 1.2% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (21% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Ball joint dust cover (17% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.30% fail on Pins and bushes (89% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Linkage (40% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.050% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.0100% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0033% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 3.5% fail on Springs (25% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Coil springs (25% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 3.5% fail on Coil spring (26% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.087% fail on Mounting (190% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0100% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.5% fail on Wheel bearings (170% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Shock absorbers (25% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Other suspension component (33% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Pins and bushes (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Ball joint (39% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.093% fail on Ball joint dust cover (93% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.023% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.38% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.23% fail on Sub-frames (38% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.083% fail on Sub-frame (51% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (81% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0100% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0033% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0033% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.15% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.077% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.040% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.030% fail on Pins and bushes (57% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0067% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.13% fail on Axles
      • 0.12% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
      • 0.0067% fail on Stub axle
      • 0.0033% fail on Axle
    • 0.070% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.047% fail on Pins and bushes (160% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.0067% fail on Ball joint
  • 14% fail on Brakes (38% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Brake performance (12% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (41% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 3.7% fail on Rbt (sp) (48% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.0067% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (95% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.0033% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 2.4% fail on Parking brake performance (100% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Rbt (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 2.2% fail on Parking brake performance (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.15% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.017% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.043% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.023% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.020% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.0067% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0067% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance (23% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt (23% better than other 2007 cars)
          • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance (22% better than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.33% fail on Service brake imbalance (36% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.030% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.023% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
          • 0.0067% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.42% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (31% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Rbt (sp) (29% better than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.34% fail on Service brake imbalance (31% better than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.14% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.23% fail on Brake performance not tested (42% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Mechanical brake components (37% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Brake linings and pads (32% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on Brake pads (32% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.020% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.7% fail on Brake discs and drums (27% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Brake discs (27% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.0033% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.51% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on Cable (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.083% fail on Lever (130% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.030% fail on Linkage (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.0067% fail on Pivot
        • 0.0033% fail on Relay lever
    • 4.2% fail on Rigid brake pipes (170% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (17% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.99% fail on Anti-lock braking system (30% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Electronic stability control (42% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0033% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 1.1% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.077% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (79% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (25% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Hand lever (69% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Pedal
    • 0.44% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.44% fail on Lever
      • 0.0033% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.42% fail on Flexible brake hoses (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.16% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.053% fail on Reservoirs (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Valves
      • 0.0067% fail on Servos
    • 0.027% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.027% fail on Leaks
    • 0.020% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.020% fail on Other components
    • 0.0033% fail on Hand operated control valves
      • 0.0033% fail on Condition
  • 8.6% fail on Tyres (19% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Tread depth (9.5% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Condition (35% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Size/type (38% worse than other 2007 cars)
  • 8.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (46% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 7.7% fail on Exhaust emissions (51% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Compression ignition (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (160% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.56% fail on Emissions not tested (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (160% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Emission control equipment (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.057% fail on Other emission control equipment (10 times worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.040% fail on Catalytic converter (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.030% fail on Particulate filter (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.0033% fail on Exhaust gas recirculation valve
        • 0.073% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.017% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.0033% fail on Pre 01/01/1980 visual
      • 2.8% fail on Spark ignition (22% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.96% fail on Catalyst emissions (45% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on Emissions not tested (29% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.0067% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0033% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.0033% fail on NOx sensor
    • 0.36% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.27% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.060% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.0100% fail on Transmission oil leaks
    • 0.033% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.020% fail on Sound deadening material
      • 0.013% fail on Undertray
  • 6.9% fail on Body, chassis, structure (10.0% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Exhaust system (86% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Transmission (47% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Drive shafts (48% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Joints (48% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.090% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.090% fail on Joints
      • 0.0100% fail on Belts
    • 0.47% fail on Fuel system (37% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.12% fail on Pipe (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.077% fail on System
      • 0.027% fail on Tank
      • 0.027% fail on Hose
    • 0.41% fail on Doors
      • 0.30% fail on Front passenger's door (170% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Door condition (180% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.067% fail on Door condition
        • 0.0033% fail on Catch
      • 0.050% fail on Other passenger's door (73% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.047% fail on Door condition (74% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.0033% fail on Hinge
    • 0.18% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.16% fail on Seats
      • 0.13% fail on Driver's seat (73% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.15% fail on Body
      • 0.11% fail on Other body component
      • 0.027% fail on Panel
      • 0.0100% fail on Body condition
    • 0.080% fail on Undertray
    • 0.077% fail on Integral vehicle structure (50% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (49% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0100% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.0100% fail on Sub-frame condition
    • 0.027% fail on Towbar (160% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Other towbar components (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0033% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.023% fail on Chassis (76% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Chassis condition (75% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.023% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.017% fail on Boot lid condition
      • 0.0067% fail on Other boot lid component
    • 0.017% fail on Engine mounting (77% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0100% fail on Bracket
      • 0.0067% fail on Engine mounting condition (87% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.0033% fail on Load security
      • 0.0033% fail on Dropside
        • 0.0033% fail on Dropside condition
  • 5.2% fail on Visibility (17% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Wipers (11% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Washers (33% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Bonnet (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.16% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.0033% fail on Window
    • 0.16% fail on View to rear
      • 0.16% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.14% fail on Driver's view
  • 3.1% fail on Steering
    • 2.3% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.2% fail on Track rod end (12% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.100% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.017% fail on Drag link end (70% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0067% fail on Locking devices
      • 0.0033% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.0033% fail on Rear wheel steering
        • 0.0033% fail on Components
    • 0.42% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.38% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.033% fail on Operation (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0033% fail on Steering box
    • 0.32% fail on Power steering (76% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Operation (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.100% fail on Pipes and hoses (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Other components
      • 0.027% fail on Pump (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0033% fail on Rams
    • 0.057% fail on Steering play (47% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Steering rack (46% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.013% fail on Steering column
    • 0.0067% fail on Electronic power steering (86% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 1.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.80% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.61% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.38% fail on Condition
      • 0.16% fail on Prescribed areas (37% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Requirements
      • 0.027% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0033% fail on Pre-tensioners
    • 0.027% fail on Airbags
      • 0.027% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.64% fail on Road Wheels (26% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Attachment (34% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Condition
    • 0.0033% fail on Hubs
  • 0.60% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.60% fail on Registration plates
    • 0.0033% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.017% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.017% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.0100% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.0100% fail on Belt(s)/padding
  • 0.0033% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests
    • 0.0033% fail on Doors
      • 0.0033% fail on Passenger entrance/exit doors
Read the Honest John Review

  • Ford Mondeo (2007 - 2015)
    Very good to drive. Refined and comfortable to travel in. Massively roomy cabin and huge boot. Reasonable value. Efficient ECOnetic and EcoBoost models.
  • Ford Mondeo Estate (2007 - 2015)
    Fantastic to drive. Refined and comfortable to travel in. Massively roomy cabin and huge load capacity. Excellent value. Efficient ECOnetic models.

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