Ford Mondeo MOT Results

Registered in 2011
67.7% pass rate
from 17,555 tests in 2020
(5.9% 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.

  • 12% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (8.8% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.15% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.3% fail on Position lamps (56% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Position lamp (56% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.0057% fail on Switch
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp (14% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.057% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.0057% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.0057% fail on Dipswitch
    • 2.0% fail on Direction indicators (39% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Flashing type (39% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Individual direction indicators (49% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.70% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.12% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.83% fail on Stop lamp (64% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Electrical equipment (64% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Horn (73% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Electrical wiring (140% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.034% fail on Trailer electrical socket (200% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (61% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Rear fog lamp (62% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Rear fog lamp (61% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0057% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.0057% fail on Front fog lamps
    • 0.091% fail on Reversing lamps (53% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Reversing lamps (52% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.091% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.0057% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.0057% fail on Switch
  • 8.1% fail on Tyres (33% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Tread depth (34% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Condition (35% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Size/type (61% worse than other 2011 cars)
  • 6.9% fail on Suspension (19% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Suspension arms (72% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint (81% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.028% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.017% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.93% fail on Anti-roll bars (42% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Linkage ball joints (36% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (51% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint dust cover (47% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.028% fail on Linkage (71% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.017% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.41% fail on Springs (87% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Coil springs (87% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.41% fail on Coil spring (87% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Other suspension component (130% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Pins and bushes (8 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0057% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.0057% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0057% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.32% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.28% fail on Shock absorbers (75% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Axles (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Swivel pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0057% fail on Axle
    • 0.068% fail on Suspension rods (140% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0057% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.0057% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.063% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.051% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.011% fail on Sub-frame
    • 0.028% fail on Macpherson strut (67% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.011% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0057% fail on Macpherson strut
  • 5.8% fail on Brakes
    • 4.5% fail on Mechanical brake components (45% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Brake linings and pads (46% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 3.6% fail on Brake pads (45% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.034% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.1% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.1% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.19% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Cable (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.0057% fail on Linkage
    • 1.2% fail on Brake performance (49% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Service brake performance (41% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.73% fail on Rbt (40% better than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.60% fail on Service brake performance (42% better than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.15% fail on Service brake imbalance (42% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.0057% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0057% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.36% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (61% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Rbt (sp) (59% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Parking brake performance (48% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Rbt (46% better than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.21% fail on Parking brake performance (41% better than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.011% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.11% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (67% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Rbt (sp) (65% better than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.074% fail on Service brake performance (51% better than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.057% fail on Service brake imbalance (71% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.26% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.19% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.14% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.0057% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.11% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.10% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.068% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.028% fail on Reservoirs (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0057% fail on Servos
    • 0.085% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.085% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.068% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (70% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Pedal
      • 0.028% fail on Hand lever (79% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.034% fail on Parking brake control (87% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Lever (85% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.011% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.011% fail on Other components
    • 0.0057% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0057% fail on Leaks
    • 0.0057% fail on Rigid brake pipes
  • 4.2% fail on Body, chassis, structure (80% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Exhaust system (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Transmission (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Drive shafts (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Joints (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Drive shaft
        • 0.017% fail on Flexible couplings (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.057% fail on Joints
      • 0.0057% fail on Belts
    • 0.16% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.074% fail on Pipe (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on System
      • 0.023% fail on Hose
      • 0.017% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (82% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Tank
    • 0.11% fail on Seats (130% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Driver's seat (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.091% fail on Body
      • 0.080% fail on Other body component
      • 0.0057% fail on Body condition
      • 0.0057% fail on Panel
    • 0.068% fail on Doors
      • 0.040% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.040% fail on Door condition
      • 0.017% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.017% fail on Door condition
      • 0.011% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.011% fail on Door condition
    • 0.046% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.034% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.023% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.011% fail on Bracket
    • 0.017% fail on Undertray
    • 0.0057% fail on Chassis
      • 0.0057% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.0057% fail on Towbar
      • 0.0057% fail on Other towbar components
  • 3.2% fail on Visibility (28% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Wipers (34% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Washers (32% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Bonnet (120% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.10% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.097% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.0057% fail on Window
    • 0.068% fail on View to rear
      • 0.068% fail on Mirrors
  • 3.1% fail on Steering (150% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Steering linkage components (170% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Track rod end (190% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.011% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.0057% fail on Intermediate drop arm
      • 0.0057% fail on Other components
        • 0.0057% fail on Steering linkage
      • 0.0057% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.28% fail on Steering gear (150% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Steering rack (170% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Operation
    • 0.051% fail on Power steering
      • 0.023% fail on Operation
      • 0.017% fail on Pump (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Other components
      • 0.0057% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.017% fail on Steering play
      • 0.017% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.0057% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.0057% fail on Steering column
  • 2.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 1.9% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 1.4% fail on Compression ignition (100% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.76% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.58% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (54% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Emissions not tested (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.028% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.023% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.011% fail on Other emission control equipment
          • 0.0057% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.0057% fail on Particulate filter
        • 0.011% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.0057% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
      • 0.47% fail on Spark ignition (56% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.40% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (35% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.057% fail on Catalyst emissions (86% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Emissions not tested (85% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.14% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.023% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.011% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.0057% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.0057% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.0057% fail on Undertray
  • 0.56% fail on Road Wheels (52% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Attachment (64% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Condition
  • 0.46% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.46% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.40% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (34% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.14% fail on Seat belts (53% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Condition (49% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Airbags
      • 0.011% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.0057% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.0057% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.0057% fail on Belt(s)/padding
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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