Ford Mondeo MOT Results

Registered in 2013
79.9% pass rate
from 12,986 tests in 2017
(19% worse than other 2013 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 2013 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Mondeo is unusually good or bad.

  • 7.3% fail on Tyres (58% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Condition (83% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Tread depth (53% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Size/type (110% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.039% fail on Valve stem
  • 6.8% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim (55% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plate lamp (30% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.80% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.73% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.077% fail on Rear lamps (60% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.77% fail on Headlamps (25% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.015% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.015% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.62% fail on Direction indicators (60% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Flashing type (60% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.55% fail on Side repeaters (96% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.069% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.0077% fail on Tell tales
    • 0.25% fail on Stop lamp (76% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.092% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.092% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.069% fail on Horn
    • 0.046% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.031% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.031% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.0077% fail on Battery
    • 0.0077% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 4.2% fail on Brakes (50% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Hub components (89% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Brake pads (87% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Brake discs (67% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.023% fail on Brake linings
    • 0.57% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.30% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.13% fail on Rear wheels (57% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.069% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.062% fail on Parking brake performance (68% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.14% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.14% fail on Components
        • 0.069% fail on Hoses
        • 0.039% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.031% fail on Pipes
    • 0.085% fail on ABS
    • 0.039% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.039% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.039% fail on Pedal
        • 0.039% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.0077% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.0077% fail on Condition
    • 0.0077% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.0077% fail on Cable
  • 2.5% fail on Suspension (53% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Trailing arms (44 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (45 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Attachment (37 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0077% fail on Condition
    • 0.33% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.32% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0077% fail on Attachment
    • 0.25% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.25% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.25% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 0.11% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.10% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0077% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.10% fail on Shock absorbers (73% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Condition (73% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.077% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.046% fail on Rear
      • 0.031% fail on Front
    • 0.069% fail on Radius arms (17 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (18 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.023% fail on Bonded suspension (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Condition
      • 0.0077% fail on Attachment
    • 0.0077% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.0077% fail on Condition
    • 0.0077% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.0077% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0077% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.0077% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0077% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 2.3% fail on Driver's view of the road (46% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Wipers (56% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.72% fail on Washers (35% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.077% fail on Bonnet (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.023% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.3% fail on Steering (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Steering system (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Track rod end (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Steering rack (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.015% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.0077% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.015% fail on Steering control
      • 0.0077% fail on Steering lock
      • 0.0077% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.0077% fail on Steering operation
  • 0.41% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.41% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.22% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.18% fail on Attachment
    • 0.046% fail on Condition
  • 0.21% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (50% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Exhaust system (59% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.069% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.039% fail on System
      • 0.015% fail on Pipe
      • 0.015% fail on Cap
    • 0.031% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.0077% fail on Emissions
  • 0.14% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.077% fail on Body condition
    • 0.031% fail on Doors
      • 0.023% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.0077% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.015% fail on Body security
    • 0.0077% fail on Seats
      • 0.0077% fail on Passengers
    • 0.0077% fail on Load security
      • 0.0077% fail on Bootlid
  • 0.13% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (51% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.085% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.077% fail on Condition
      • 0.0077% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.046% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (65% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (62% better than other 2013 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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