Ford Mondeo MOT Results

Registered in 2010
68.9% pass rate
from 22,581 tests in 2017
(6.2% 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.

  • 16% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (24% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Headlamp aim (35% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Registration plate lamp (12% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Position lamps (27% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Front lamps (28% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Rear lamps (36% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.7% fail on Stop lamp (51% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Direction indicators (110% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Flashing type (110% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Individual lamps (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on All direction indicators (170% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Side repeaters (66% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0044% fail on Tell tales
        • 0.0044% fail on Switch
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.080% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.071% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.0089% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.040% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.027% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.013% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.0089% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.0044% fail on Dipswitch
    • 0.25% fail on Rear fog lamp (31% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Fog lamp (30% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0044% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.19% fail on Horn
    • 0.13% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.10% fail on Rear reflectors (110% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.044% fail on Battery (62% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.018% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.018% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.0089% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.0044% fail on Lamp
      • 0.0044% fail on Switch
  • 8.8% fail on Tyres (31% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Tread depth (41% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Condition (30% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Size/type
    • 0.10% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.018% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (86% better than other 2010 cars)
  • 5.7% fail on Brakes
    • 4.4% fail on Hub components (60% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Brake pads (61% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Brake discs (58% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.018% fail on Brake linings
    • 1.0% fail on Brake performance (53% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.28% fail on Rear wheels (73% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Parking brake performance (70% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Brake imbalance (47% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.040% fail on Service brake performance
    • 0.24% fail on Hydraulic systems (56% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Components (54% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Hoses
        • 0.062% fail on Reservoirs (160% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.018% fail on Pipes (94% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Leaks
      • 0.031% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.0044% fail on Operation
    • 0.16% fail on ABS
    • 0.13% fail on Mechanical components (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Cable (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0044% fail on Lever
    • 0.071% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.071% fail on Pedal
        • 0.066% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.0044% fail on Condition
    • 0.058% fail on Parking brake (84% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Condition (82% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.049% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.022% fail on Restricted movement (80% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.0089% fail on Locking devices
  • 5.5% fail on Suspension (32% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Trailing arms (21 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (21 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment (19 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Condition (10 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Suspension arms (41% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (42% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Attachment
    • 0.69% fail on Anti-roll bars (56% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (57% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (48% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Linkage condition (67% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Drive shafts (51% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Front drive shafts (52% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.35% fail on Constant velocity joints (52% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.013% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.32% fail on Shock absorbers (69% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Condition (69% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.16% fail on Rear
      • 0.13% fail on Front
    • 0.25% fail on Radius arms (13 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (12 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Attachment (23 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Coil springs (94% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Condition (94% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0044% fail on Location
    • 0.097% fail on Front suspension joints (72% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.044% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.044% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.044% fail on Macpherson strut (61% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Condition (61% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.035% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.022% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0089% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0044% fail on Condition
    • 0.031% fail on Bonded suspension (200% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Condition
      • 0.0044% fail on Attachment
    • 0.0044% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.0044% fail on Attachment
    • 0.0044% fail on Axles
      • 0.0044% fail on Swivel joints/housing
  • 3.2% fail on Driver's view of the road (32% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Wipers (41% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Washers (45% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.33% fail on Bonnet (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.089% fail on Mirrors
  • 2.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (100% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Exhaust system (160% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Fuel system (65% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on System (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Pipe (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Cap (78% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0089% fail on Hose
    • 0.14% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.035% fail on Emissions (88% better than other 2010 cars)
  • 2.0% fail on Steering (94% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Steering system (96% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Track rod end (120% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Steering rack (75% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.013% fail on Free play
        • 0.013% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.0089% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.0089% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.0089% fail on Other components
        • 0.0044% fail on Steering pivot point
        • 0.0044% fail on Steering component
    • 0.11% fail on Power steering (78% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Operation (200% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.013% fail on Other components
      • 0.0089% fail on Pump
    • 0.062% fail on Steering operation (140% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.018% fail on Steering control
      • 0.0089% fail on Steering lock (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0089% fail on Steering column
    • 0.0089% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.68% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (110% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Seats (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Drivers (9 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Body condition
    • 0.027% fail on Doors (79% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Drivers
      • 0.0089% fail on Passengers front (81% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0089% fail on Passengers other (81% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.027% fail on Load security
      • 0.022% fail on Access panel (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0044% fail on Bootlid
    • 0.022% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.018% fail on Body security
    • 0.0044% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.0044% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.0044% fail on Chassis
    • 0.0044% fail on Spare wheel
  • 0.60% fail on Registration plates and VIN (36% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Registration plate (36% worse than other 2010 cars)
  • 0.59% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.45% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (64% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (68% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.14% fail on Seat belts (48% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Condition (55% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0089% fail on Requirements
      • 0.0089% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.41% fail on Road Wheels (37% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Attachment (66% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.097% fail on Condition
  • 0.013% fail on Towbars (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.013% fail on Towbar (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
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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