Ford Mondeo MOT Results

Registered in 2008
63.4% pass rate
from 30,551 tests in 2017
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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Mondeo is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (5.0% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Headlamp aim (45% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Stop lamp (28% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Position lamps (13% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Front lamps (13% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.056% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.2% fail on Registration plate lamp (17% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.052% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.046% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.0033% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.0033% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.023% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.013% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
        • 0.0098% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.0033% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.0098% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.0033% fail on Switch
      • 0.0033% fail on Dipswitch
    • 1.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.5% fail on Individual lamps (37% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.052% fail on Side repeaters (90% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.0033% fail on Tell tales
        • 0.0033% fail on Switch
    • 0.46% fail on Horn (55% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Rear fog lamp (28% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Fog lamp (29% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.0033% fail on Switch
    • 0.18% fail on Battery (34% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.098% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.065% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.046% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.043% fail on Trailer electrical socket (170% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.026% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.0098% fail on Lamp
      • 0.0098% fail on Switch
      • 0.0065% fail on Tell tale
  • 10% fail on Suspension (23% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Trailing arms (16 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (16 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Attachment (14 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0033% fail on Condition
    • 1.9% fail on Coil springs (61% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Condition (61% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Location
    • 1.6% fail on Anti-roll bars (46% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (44% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (57% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.016% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0065% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on Suspension arms (48% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (48% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Attachment
      • 0.016% fail on Condition
    • 0.73% fail on Shock absorbers (45% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Condition (45% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Wheel bearings (28% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Rear (32% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Front
    • 0.36% fail on Radius arms (8 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (8 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Attachment (10 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Drive shafts (83% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Front drive shafts (84% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Constant velocity joints (84% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.0098% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.0098% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.25% fail on Front suspension joints (61% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.069% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.062% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0033% fail on Condition
      • 0.0033% fail on Attachment
    • 0.059% fail on Bonded suspension (170% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on Condition (180% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0033% fail on Attachment
    • 0.059% fail on Macpherson strut (73% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Condition (73% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.033% fail on Sub-frames (68% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (65% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0033% fail on Condition
    • 0.029% fail on Prescribed areas (78% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Component mounting (72% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0033% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.020% fail on Torque/reaction arms (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.0065% fail on General condition
    • 0.0033% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.0033% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.0033% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 9.8% fail on Tyres (27% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Condition (44% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Tread depth (18% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Size/type
    • 0.059% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.036% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (64% better than other 2008 cars)
  • 7.3% fail on Brakes (7.7% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Hub components (40% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Brake pads (46% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Brake discs (25% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Brake calipers (83% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0098% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.0033% fail on Wheel cylinder
    • 2.6% fail on Brake performance (28% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Rear wheels (22% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.69% fail on Front wheels (32% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Brake imbalance (41% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Service brake performance (53% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.0098% fail on Brake operation
    • 0.56% fail on ABS (52% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Hydraulic systems (66% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Components (73% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Hoses
        • 0.072% fail on Reservoirs (94% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.046% fail on Pipes (95% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Leaks
      • 0.029% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.0033% fail on Operation
    • 0.31% fail on Parking brake (46% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Condition (40% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0033% fail on Fitment
    • 0.22% fail on Electronic stability system (49% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Mechanical components (76% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Cable (73% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Lever
      • 0.0065% fail on Pivot (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.075% fail on Restricted movement (53% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.059% fail on Service brake control components (51% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Pedal (51% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.046% fail on Anti-slip (52% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Condition
    • 0.0033% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0033% fail on Warning
    • 0.0033% fail on Locking devices
  • 4.2% fail on Driver's view of the road (27% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Wipers (39% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Washers (31% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Bonnet (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.11% fail on Mirrors (43% better than other 2008 cars)
  • 4.0% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (41% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Exhaust system (97% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Fuel system (32% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on System (68% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Pipe (190% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on Cap
      • 0.0033% fail on Hose
    • 0.28% fail on Emissions (73% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 1.8% fail on Steering
    • 1.4% fail on Steering system
      • 0.85% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Track rod end (52% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.033% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.020% fail on Free play
        • 0.020% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.0098% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.0033% fail on Other components
        • 0.0033% fail on Steering component
    • 0.34% fail on Power steering (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Operation (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on Pipes and hoses (97% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on Other components
      • 0.023% fail on Pump (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Drive system (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0033% fail on Rams
    • 0.10% fail on Steering operation (180% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.0098% fail on Steering control
      • 0.0098% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.0098% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.68% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.37% fail on Seats (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Drivers (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0098% fail on Passengers (77% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Body condition
    • 0.088% fail on Doors (66% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Passengers other (43% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Drivers (76% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0065% fail on Passengers front (92% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.036% fail on Load security
      • 0.029% fail on Access panel (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0065% fail on Bootlid
    • 0.023% fail on Body security
    • 0.0065% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.0065% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.64% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.64% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.60% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (35% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (26% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (26% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.0033% fail on Passengers airbag
    • 0.23% fail on Seat belts (45% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Condition (41% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Requirements
      • 0.016% fail on Prescribed areas (76% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0033% fail on Installation check
        • 0.0033% fail on Anchorage's
  • 0.47% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.39% fail on Attachment (45% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.085% fail on Condition
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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