Ford Mondeo MOT Results

Registered in 2007
57.0% pass rate
from 31,584 tests in 2017
(8.7% 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.

  • 23% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (14% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 8.6% fail on Position lamps (52% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 6.6% fail on Front lamps (46% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Rear lamps (98% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on All position lamps (97% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0032% fail on Switch
    • 6.1% fail on Headlamp aim (24% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Stop lamp (25% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Registration plate lamp (27% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Direction indicators (49% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Flashing type (49% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 2.9% fail on Individual lamps (73% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.41% fail on All direction indicators (54% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.35% fail on Side repeaters (30% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.0063% fail on Tell tales
        • 0.0032% fail on Switch
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamps (15% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Headlamp (15% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.079% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.076% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.0032% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.0032% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.028% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.019% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.0063% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
        • 0.0032% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.0095% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.0095% fail on Switch
      • 0.0063% fail on Dipswitch
    • 0.43% fail on Rear fog lamp (21% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.022% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.0063% fail on Switch
    • 0.41% fail on Horn
    • 0.22% fail on Battery (35% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Rear reflectors (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.054% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.041% fail on Trailer electrical socket (130% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.013% fail on Lamp
      • 0.013% fail on Switch
      • 0.0032% fail on Tell tale
  • 14% fail on Suspension (4.6% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Coil springs (13% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Condition (14% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Location (190% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (12% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (18% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (22% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.063% fail on Attachment
      • 0.038% fail on Condition
      • 0.0032% fail on Presence
    • 2.3% fail on Wheel bearings (180% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Rear (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Front (91% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Trailing arms (8 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (8 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Attachment (8 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Suspension arms (40% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (40% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Attachment
      • 0.025% fail on Condition
    • 1.4% fail on Drive shafts (43% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Front drive shafts (42% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Constant velocity joints (43% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.019% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.0095% fail on Couplings
      • 0.016% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.016% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.92% fail on Shock absorbers (36% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Condition (36% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Front suspension joints (37% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Radius arms (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Attachment (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.20% fail on Condition
    • 0.20% fail on Tie bars/rods (55% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (61% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0063% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0032% fail on Condition
    • 0.12% fail on Prescribed areas (49% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Component mounting (37% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0095% fail on Subframe mounting (86% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0032% fail on Spring mounting
    • 0.10% fail on Sub-frames (46% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.022% fail on Attachment
      • 0.016% fail on Condition (84% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.047% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.041% fail on Condition
      • 0.0063% fail on Attachment
    • 0.0063% fail on General condition
    • 0.0063% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.0063% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0063% fail on Axles
      • 0.0032% fail on Stub axle
      • 0.0032% fail on Swivel joints/housing
    • 0.0063% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.0032% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.0032% fail on Suspension unit
  • 14% fail on Brakes (48% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Brake performance (23% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Parking brake performance (60% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Rear wheels (43% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.33% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.10% fail on Brake performance not tested (63% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.025% fail on Brake operation
    • 5.2% fail on Hydraulic systems (170% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Components (180% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 4.2% fail on Pipes (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.54% fail on Hoses (51% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Reservoirs (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.047% fail on Cylinders (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.0032% fail on Servos
      • 0.58% fail on Leaks (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Operation (81% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 4.7% fail on Hub components (45% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Brake pads (31% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Brake discs (31% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Brake calipers (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.0032% fail on Brake back plates
    • 0.96% fail on Parking brake (53% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Condition (70% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0063% fail on Fitment
    • 0.93% fail on ABS (61% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Mechanical components (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Cable (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Lever (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0063% fail on Pivot
    • 0.22% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.18% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.12% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.12% fail on Pedal
        • 0.095% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.022% fail on Condition
    • 0.032% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.025% fail on Components
        • 0.0095% fail on Hoses (7 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.0095% fail on Servos
        • 0.0063% fail on Pipes
      • 0.0063% fail on Leaks
      • 0.0032% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
    • 0.0032% fail on Full power hydraulic systems
      • 0.0032% fail on Warning
    • 0.0032% fail on Locking devices
  • 10% fail on Tyres (24% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Condition (46% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Tread depth (12% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Size/type (40% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.0063% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (94% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 5.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (61% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Exhaust system (85% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Emissions
    • 0.54% fail on Fuel system (68% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on System (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Cap
      • 0.089% fail on Pipe (190% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0095% fail on Tank
      • 0.0032% fail on Hose
    • 0.47% fail on Emissions not tested (63% worse than other 2007 cars)
  • 5.7% fail on Driver's view of the road (8.7% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Wipers
    • 1.8% fail on Washers (32% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Windscreen (24% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Bonnet (160% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Mirrors (35% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.0032% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 2.7% fail on Steering (18% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Steering system (12% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Track rod end (28% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.019% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.016% fail on Steering arm (82% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Free play (85% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Steering rack (85% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0032% fail on Intermediate drop arm
      • 0.0032% fail on Other components
        • 0.0032% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.43% fail on Power steering (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Operation (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.047% fail on Other components
      • 0.025% fail on Pump (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.054% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.0032% fail on Steering control
      • 0.0032% fail on Steering lock
    • 0.0032% fail on Locking devices
  • 1.1% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.70% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.66% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.032% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.0063% fail on Passengers airbag
      • 0.0032% fail on Seat belt pre-tensioner
    • 0.38% fail on Seat belts (29% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Condition
      • 0.044% fail on Prescribed areas (69% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Requirements
      • 0.013% fail on Attachment
  • 0.84% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.44% fail on Doors (29% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Passengers front (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.079% fail on Drivers
      • 0.070% fail on Passengers other (59% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Seats
      • 0.13% fail on Drivers (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Passengers
    • 0.15% fail on Body condition (33% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.028% fail on Load security
      • 0.028% fail on Access panel (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.022% fail on Chassis
    • 0.022% fail on Body security
    • 0.0095% fail on Engine mountings (76% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.0095% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.0063% fail on Spare wheel
  • 0.70% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.70% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.49% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.36% fail on Attachment
    • 0.13% fail on Condition
  • 0.0063% fail on Towbars
    • 0.0063% fail on Towbar
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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