Ford Mondeo MOT Results

Registered in 2012
76.4% pass rate
from 16,992 tests in 2017
(12% worse than other 2012 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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Mondeo is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.5% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (18% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamp aim (65% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Registration plate lamp (62% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Position lamps (21% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Front lamps (42% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Rear lamps (66% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.047% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.041% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.0059% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.0059% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.0059% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.0059% fail on Matched pair
    • 0.75% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.75% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.51% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.21% fail on Individual lamps (46% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.035% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.38% fail on Stop lamp (67% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.088% fail on Rear fog lamp (60% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Fog lamp (59% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0059% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.065% fail on Horn
    • 0.047% fail on Trailer electrical socket (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.047% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.035% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.024% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.012% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.0059% fail on Lamp
      • 0.0059% fail on Switch
  • 7.8% fail on Tyres (38% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Condition (44% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Tread depth (42% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Size/type (86% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.077% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.012% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (94% better than other 2012 cars)
  • 4.6% fail on Suspension (27% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Trailing arms (37 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (38 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Attachment (25 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.54% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.018% fail on Attachment
      • 0.012% fail on Condition
    • 0.39% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.39% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.39% fail on Constant velocity joints
        • 0.0059% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.24% fail on Anti-roll bars (35% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.041% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.19% fail on Radius arms (22 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (23 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.094% fail on Front
      • 0.094% fail on Rear
    • 0.082% fail on Shock absorbers (83% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Condition (83% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.059% fail on Front suspension joints (57% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.035% fail on Coil springs (98% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Condition (98% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.035% fail on Bonded suspension (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.029% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.024% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0059% fail on Attachment
    • 0.029% fail on Sub-frames (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Attachment (9 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0059% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0059% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.0059% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0059% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.0059% fail on Condition
  • 4.5% fail on Brakes (18% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Hub components (57% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Brake pads (59% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Brake discs (36% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.018% fail on Brake linings
    • 0.59% fail on Brake performance (47% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.12% fail on Rear wheels (75% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.053% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.035% fail on Parking brake performance (88% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.0059% fail on Brake operation
    • 0.19% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.17% fail on Components
        • 0.082% fail on Hoses
        • 0.053% fail on Reservoirs (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.035% fail on Pipes
      • 0.012% fail on Leaks
      • 0.0059% fail on Operation
    • 0.065% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.065% fail on Pedal
        • 0.059% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.0059% fail on Condition
    • 0.059% fail on ABS
    • 0.035% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.035% fail on Cable (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.018% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.018% fail on Parking brake (91% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Condition (90% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.0059% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.0059% fail on Restricted movement
  • 2.4% fail on Driver's view of the road (45% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Wipers (54% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.77% fail on Washers (42% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.071% fail on Bonnet (130% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.059% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.7% fail on Steering (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Steering system (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Track rod end (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.018% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.047% fail on Power steering
      • 0.024% fail on Operation
      • 0.012% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.0059% fail on Electronic power steering
      • 0.0059% fail on Rams
      • 0.0059% fail on Other components
    • 0.018% fail on Steering control
      • 0.012% fail on Steering lock
      • 0.0059% fail on Steering column
    • 0.0059% fail on Steering operation
  • 0.52% fail on Registration plates and VIN (39% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Registration plate (39% worse than other 2012 cars)
  • 0.35% fail on Road Wheels (50% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Attachment
    • 0.12% fail on Condition
    • 0.0059% fail on Hubs
  • 0.16% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (55% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.088% fail on Seat belts (50% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.077% fail on Condition (52% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Attachment
    • 0.071% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (60% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (64% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.14% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.053% fail on Body condition
    • 0.047% fail on Seats
      • 0.041% fail on Drivers
      • 0.0059% fail on Passengers
    • 0.029% fail on Doors
      • 0.018% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.012% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.0059% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.0059% fail on Chassis
    • 0.0059% fail on Body security
  • 0.12% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (81% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.082% fail on Exhaust system (79% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.024% fail on Fuel system (79% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Cap (85% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on System
    • 0.018% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.0059% fail on Towbars
    • 0.0059% 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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