Ford Mondeo MOT Results

Registered in 2011
72.8% pass rate
from 15,600 tests in 2017
(10% worse than other 2011 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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Mondeo is unusually good or bad.

  • 14% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (35% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Registration plate lamp (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Headlamp aim (52% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Position lamps (80% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Front lamps (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Rear lamps (42% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.090% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.090% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.032% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.019% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.013% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.3% fail on Direction indicators (29% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Flashing type (29% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.72% fail on Individual lamps (51% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.46% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.17% fail on All direction indicators (120% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Stop lamp (67% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Horn
    • 0.12% fail on Rear fog lamp (60% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Fog lamp (60% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.077% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.051% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.026% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.013% fail on Battery (83% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.0064% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.0064% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.0064% fail on Switch
  • 7.8% fail on Tyres (23% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Tread depth (42% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Condition (16% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Size/type
    • 0.058% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.013% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (91% better than other 2011 cars)
  • 5.0% fail on Suspension (10% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Trailing arms (33 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (33 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Attachment (32 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0064% fail on Condition
    • 0.86% fail on Drive shafts (62% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Front drive shafts (60% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.83% fail on Constant velocity joints (62% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.026% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.46% fail on Suspension arms (51% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (51% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0064% fail on Condition
    • 0.33% fail on Anti-roll bars (47% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (43% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.013% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.22% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.13% fail on Rear
      • 0.090% fail on Front
    • 0.19% fail on Shock absorbers (77% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Condition (77% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Coil springs (92% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Condition (93% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Location
    • 0.14% fail on Radius arms (11 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (11 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0064% fail on Attachment
    • 0.090% fail on Front suspension joints (62% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.071% fail on Bonded suspension (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Condition (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0064% fail on Attachment
    • 0.045% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.045% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.019% fail on Macpherson strut (76% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Condition (76% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.0064% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.0064% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 4.8% fail on Brakes
    • 3.9% fail on Hub components (49% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Brake pads (53% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Brake discs (46% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.013% fail on Brake linings
    • 0.75% fail on Brake performance (51% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.15% fail on Rear wheels (79% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Parking brake performance (80% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.077% fail on Brake imbalance (51% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.038% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.0064% fail on Brake operation
    • 0.17% fail on Hydraulic systems (51% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Components (40% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.077% fail on Hoses
        • 0.038% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.032% fail on Pipes (81% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.0064% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.013% fail on Leaks
      • 0.0064% fail on Operation
    • 0.13% fail on ABS
    • 0.083% fail on Mechanical components (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.083% fail on Cable (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.064% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.038% fail on Parking brake (86% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Condition (84% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0064% fail on Fitment
    • 0.019% fail on Service brake control components (73% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Pedal (73% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.019% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.0064% fail on Restricted movement
  • 2.6% fail on Driver's view of the road (41% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Wipers (48% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Washers (49% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.18% fail on Bonnet (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.038% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.6% fail on Steering (190% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Steering system (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Track rod end (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Steering rack (140% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.019% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0064% fail on Free play
        • 0.0064% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.0064% fail on Other components
        • 0.0064% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.096% fail on Power steering (100% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Operation (190% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Other components (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0064% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.019% fail on Steering operation
  • 1.3% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (43% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Exhaust system (93% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.058% fail on Pipe (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on System
      • 0.013% fail on Hose
      • 0.013% fail on Cap (85% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.045% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.032% fail on Emissions (81% better than other 2011 cars)
  • 0.47% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.47% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.38% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.29% fail on Attachment (67% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.090% fail on Condition
  • 0.31% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.16% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.15% fail on Condition
      • 0.0064% fail on Attachment
    • 0.15% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.13% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.013% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.26% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.12% fail on Body condition
    • 0.090% fail on Seats (120% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.083% fail on Drivers (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0064% fail on Passengers
    • 0.032% fail on Doors (67% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.013% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.013% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.013% fail on Body security
    • 0.0064% fail on Load security
      • 0.0064% fail on Access panel
  • 0.0064% fail on Towbars
    • 0.0064% 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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