Ford Mondeo MOT Results

Registered in 2009
65.9% pass rate
from 25,202 tests in 2017
(4.0% worse than other 2009 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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Mondeo is unusually good or bad.

  • 17% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (11% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Headlamp aim (47% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Stop lamp (32% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Registration plate lamp (11% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Position lamps (9.2% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Front lamps (12% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.94% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.036% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.0040% fail on Switch
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.6% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.056% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.056% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.020% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.012% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.0079% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.0040% fail on Switch
    • 2.6% fail on Direction indicators (69% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Flashing type (69% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Individual lamps (150% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on All direction indicators (160% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.060% fail on Side repeaters (89% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.012% fail on Tell tales
    • 0.23% fail on Horn
    • 0.21% fail on Rear fog lamp (55% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Fog lamp (54% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.091% fail on Battery (50% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.087% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.067% fail on Trailer electrical socket (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.052% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.032% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.020% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.012% fail on Lamp
      • 0.012% fail on Switch
  • 9.6% fail on Tyres (34% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Condition (48% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Tread depth (26% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Size/type (53% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.099% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.040% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (65% better than other 2009 cars)
  • 9.3% fail on Suspension (13% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Trailing arms (18 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (18 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Attachment (16 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Coil springs (44% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Condition (44% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Location
    • 1.2% fail on Suspension arms (37% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (38% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Attachment
    • 1.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (58% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (57% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (56% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Linkage condition (80% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.0040% fail on Condition
    • 0.46% fail on Shock absorbers (60% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Condition (60% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.21% fail on Front
      • 0.19% fail on Rear
    • 0.30% fail on Radius arms (10 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (10 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.0079% fail on Condition (13 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.0040% fail on Attachment
    • 0.23% fail on Drive shafts (79% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Front drive shafts (79% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Constant velocity joints (79% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.0040% fail on Couplings
      • 0.0040% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.0040% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.15% fail on Front suspension joints (69% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.060% fail on Bonded suspension (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.056% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.032% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.024% fail on Attachment
    • 0.048% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.048% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.024% fail on Macpherson strut (87% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Condition (87% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.0079% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.0040% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.0040% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.0040% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.0040% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.0040% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.0040% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0040% fail on Axles
      • 0.0040% fail on Swivel joints/housing
  • 6.4% fail on Brakes
    • 4.5% fail on Hub components (62% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Brake pads (65% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.98% fail on Brake discs (60% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Brake calipers (81% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Brake linings
    • 1.7% fail on Brake performance (41% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.64% fail on Rear wheels (56% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Parking brake performance (46% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.036% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.016% fail on Service brake performance (78% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.0079% fail on Brake operation
    • 0.35% fail on Hydraulic systems (56% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Components (56% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Hoses
        • 0.071% fail on Reservoirs (160% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.056% fail on Pipes (89% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.0040% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.0040% fail on Servos
      • 0.056% fail on Leaks
      • 0.016% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (72% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.0079% fail on Operation
    • 0.25% fail on ABS
    • 0.15% fail on Mechanical components (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Cable (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Lever (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.12% fail on Parking brake (72% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Condition (70% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.063% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.063% fail on Pedal
        • 0.056% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.0079% fail on Condition
    • 0.036% fail on Restricted movement (75% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.0079% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.0040% fail on Additional braking devices
  • 4.2% fail on Driver's view of the road (21% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Wipers (37% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Washers (26% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Bonnet (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.12% fail on Mirrors
  • 2.9% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (47% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Exhaust system (95% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Fuel system (57% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on System (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Pipe (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Cap (63% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.0079% fail on Tank
    • 0.17% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.071% fail on Emissions (88% better than other 2009 cars)
  • 0.76% fail on Steering (36% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Steering system (44% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Steering rack (77% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Track rod end (67% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.024% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.016% fail on Free play
        • 0.016% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.0040% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.13% fail on Power steering
      • 0.075% fail on Operation (140% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Other components
      • 0.024% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.044% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.0040% fail on Steering control
      • 0.0040% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.0040% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.76% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (72% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Seats (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Drivers (8 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Passengers
    • 0.11% fail on Body condition
    • 0.036% fail on Body security (150% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.036% fail on Load security (140% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Access panel (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.0040% fail on Bootlid
    • 0.028% fail on Doors (85% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Passengers other (71% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.0040% fail on Drivers
      • 0.0040% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.0079% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.0040% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.60% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.60% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.46% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (25% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.23% fail on Condition
      • 0.028% fail on Attachment
      • 0.012% fail on Requirements
      • 0.012% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.21% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (40% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (39% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.43% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.37% fail on Attachment (72% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.060% fail on Condition (53% better than other 2009 cars)
  • 0.0040% fail on Towbars
    • 0.0040% 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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