Ford Mondeo MOT Results

Registered in 2010
63.6% pass rate
from 24,983 tests in 2020
(5.0% worse than other 2010 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 2010 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Mondeo is unusually good or bad.

  • 15% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (17% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Stop lamp (43% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim (10% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim (12% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.2% fail on Direction indicators (72% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Flashing type (73% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 2.8% fail on Individual direction indicators (150% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on All direction indicators (100% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Side repeaters (74% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.14% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (100% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 2.3% fail on Position lamps (14% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Position lamp (15% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (11% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.33% fail on Horn (52% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Trailer electrical socket (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Battery(ies) (53% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.27% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (41% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Rear fog lamp (40% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Rear fog lamp (39% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Reversing lamps (36% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Reversing lamps (35% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.092% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.0080% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.0080% fail on Switch
    • 0.0080% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.0080% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
      • 0.0040% fail on Main beam tell-tale
    • 0.0040% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.0040% fail on All outline marker lamps
  • 8.5% fail on Tyres (34% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Tread depth (36% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Condition (31% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Size/type (63% worse than other 2010 cars)
  • 8.2% fail on Suspension (25% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Suspension arms (60% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Ball joint (82% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.064% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.028% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (59% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Linkage ball joints (35% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (76% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint dust cover (70% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint (52% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.040% fail on Linkage (79% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.016% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0040% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.85% fail on Shock absorbers (36% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Springs (84% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Coil springs (84% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.60% fail on Coil spring (84% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.40% fail on Other suspension component (98% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Pins and bushes (6 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Ball joint (83% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0080% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.16% fail on Axles (100% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Swivel pins and bushes (110% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0040% fail on Axle
      • 0.0040% fail on Stub axle
    • 0.076% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.048% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.016% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.012% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.060% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.032% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.012% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.012% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0040% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.052% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.036% fail on Pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.0040% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.016% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 6.6% fail on Brakes (7.0% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Mechanical brake components (50% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Brake linings and pads (49% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 3.7% fail on Brake pads (50% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.012% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs and drums (33% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Brake discs (34% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Cable (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.012% fail on Lever
        • 0.0080% fail on Pivot (7 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0040% fail on Clevis joint
    • 1.7% fail on Brake performance (45% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.96% fail on Service brake performance (43% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.94% fail on Rbt (43% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.78% fail on Service brake performance (43% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.21% fail on Service brake imbalance (42% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.012% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0080% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
          • 0.0040% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.0080% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0080% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.64% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (52% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.64% fail on Rbt (sp) (48% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Parking brake performance (35% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on Rbt (33% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.37% fail on Parking brake performance (29% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.020% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.0040% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0040% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.16% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (63% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Rbt (sp) (64% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.088% fail on Service brake imbalance (74% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.072% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.0080% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.0080% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.044% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.38% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.27% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.24% fail on Electronic stability control (53% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.080% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.068% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.012% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.080% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.072% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.0080% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.068% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (77% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Hand lever (79% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Pedal (75% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.068% fail on Parking brake control (78% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Lever (75% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.016% fail on Rigid brake pipes (97% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.0080% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0080% fail on Servos
      • 0.0040% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
    • 0.0080% fail on Hand operated control valves (10 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0040% fail on Condition
      • 0.0040% fail on Attachment
    • 0.0040% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.0040% fail on Other components
  • 5.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (75% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Exhaust emissions (79% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Compression ignition (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Emissions not tested (130% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.096% fail on Emission control equipment (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.048% fail on Other emission control equipment (12 times worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.040% fail on Particulate filter (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.0080% fail on NOx sensor (16 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.080% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.020% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.012% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
      • 0.93% fail on Spark ignition (38% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.88% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.056% fail on Catalyst emissions (91% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on Emissions not tested (91% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0040% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0040% fail on Catalytic converter
    • 0.23% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.15% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.072% fail on Other leaks (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0080% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.024% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.012% fail on Sound deadening material
      • 0.012% fail on Undertray
  • 4.7% fail on Body, chassis, structure (49% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Exhaust system (110% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.86% fail on Transmission (28% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Drive shafts (26% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.82% fail on Joints (27% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.016% fail on Prop shafts (69% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on Joints
      • 0.0040% fail on Belts
    • 0.57% fail on Seats (6 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Driver's seat (11 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.24% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.092% fail on Pipe (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on System (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (68% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Tank
      • 0.012% fail on Hose
    • 0.084% fail on Body
      • 0.072% fail on Other body component
      • 0.012% fail on Panel
    • 0.080% fail on Doors (47% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.044% fail on Door condition
        • 0.0040% fail on Catch
      • 0.020% fail on Front passenger's door (67% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.020% fail on Door condition (66% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.012% fail on Door condition
    • 0.076% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.064% fail on Engine mounting (140% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Engine mounting condition (150% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Bracket
    • 0.028% fail on Undertray
    • 0.016% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.0080% fail on Boot lid condition
      • 0.0080% fail on Other boot lid component
    • 0.012% fail on Towbar
      • 0.0080% fail on Other towbar components
      • 0.0040% fail on Safety device
    • 0.0040% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.0040% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.0040% fail on Sub-frame condition
    • 0.0040% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.0040% fail on Spare wheel condition
  • 3.6% fail on Visibility (28% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Washers (36% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Wipers (39% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Bonnet (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.13% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.13% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.0040% fail on Window
    • 0.13% fail on View to rear
      • 0.13% fail on Mirrors
  • 2.6% fail on Steering (42% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Steering linkage components (34% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Track rod end (38% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.020% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.012% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.0080% fail on Other components
        • 0.0080% fail on Steering linkage
      • 0.0080% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.37% fail on Steering gear (110% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Steering rack (110% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Operation
    • 0.16% fail on Power steering (180% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Operation (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Other components (170% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.012% fail on Pump (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0040% fail on Rams
    • 0.048% fail on Steering play
      • 0.048% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.0040% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.0040% fail on Steering column
  • 0.97% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (32% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (100% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Seat belts (45% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Condition (48% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Requirements
      • 0.0080% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0040% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.0040% fail on Pre-tensioners
    • 0.028% fail on Airbags
      • 0.028% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.45% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.34% fail on Attachment
    • 0.11% fail on Condition
  • 0.42% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.42% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.012% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.0080% fail on Belt(s)/padding
    • 0.0040% fail on Anchorages
  • 0.0080% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.0080% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.0040% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests
    • 0.0040% fail on Doors
      • 0.0040% 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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