Ford Mondeo MOT Results

Registered in 2013
74.0% pass rate
from 14,694 tests in 2020
(11% 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 (43% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Tread depth (32% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Condition (60% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Size/type (100% worse than other 2013 cars)
  • 6.5% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (13% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim (17% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim (21% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (59% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamps (30% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp (29% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.020% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.0068% fail on Matched pair
    • 0.83% fail on Direction indicators (33% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Flashing type (33% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.71% fail on Side repeaters (92% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Individual direction indicators (56% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.54% fail on Position lamps (32% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Position lamp (31% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0068% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.34% fail on Stop lamp (80% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.14% fail on Horn
      • 0.041% fail on Trailer electrical socket (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.0068% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.082% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.082% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.061% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (75% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Rear fog lamp (75% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.054% fail on Rear fog lamp (77% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Switch
    • 0.034% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.020% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.020% fail on Switch
    • 0.0068% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.0068% fail on Outline marker lamp
    • 0.0068% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.0068% fail on Main beam tell-tale
      • 0.0068% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 5.3% fail on Brakes (22% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Mechanical brake components (52% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Brake linings and pads (49% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 3.5% fail on Brake pads (49% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.020% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.96% fail on Brake discs and drums (48% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.96% fail on Brake discs (48% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.041% fail on Cable
    • 1.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.82% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.82% fail on Rbt
          • 0.71% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.14% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.0068% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0068% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.19% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (55% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Rbt (sp) (52% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Parking brake performance (47% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Rbt
          • 0.10% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.0068% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.082% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.082% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.041% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.041% fail on Service brake imbalance (62% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.16% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.14% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.082% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.095% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.048% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.034% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.014% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.034% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.027% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.0068% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.027% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (81% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Pedal
    • 0.020% fail on Parking brake control (87% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Lever (85% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.014% fail on Rigid brake pipes (88% better than other 2013 cars)
  • 4.3% fail on Suspension
    • 3.3% fail on Suspension arms (150% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint (83% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.034% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.014% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.28% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.095% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.068% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.068% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.014% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.0068% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.0068% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0068% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0068% fail on Linkage
      • 0.0068% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0068% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.22% fail on Other suspension component (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Pins and bushes (10 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.0068% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.15% fail on Axles (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Swivel pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Springs (92% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Coil springs (93% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Coil spring (93% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0068% fail on Bonded suspension units
        • 0.0068% fail on Attachment bracket
    • 0.14% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.12% fail on Shock absorbers (78% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.034% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.020% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.014% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.020% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.014% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0068% fail on Suspension rod
    • 0.0068% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.0068% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 3.8% fail on Steering (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Steering linkage components (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Track rod end (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.014% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.0068% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.20% fail on Steering gear (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Steering rack (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0068% fail on Operation
    • 0.020% fail on Steering play
      • 0.020% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.014% fail on Power steering
      • 0.0068% fail on Operation
      • 0.0068% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.014% fail on Steering column
  • 2.4% fail on Visibility (43% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Wipers (58% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.93% fail on Washers (41% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Bonnet (6 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.095% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.095% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.095% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.048% fail on View to rear
      • 0.048% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.5% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.71% fail on Transmission (48% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Drive shafts (54% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.71% fail on Joints (56% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0068% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.0068% fail on Joints
    • 0.48% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.075% fail on Doors
      • 0.034% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.034% fail on Door condition
      • 0.034% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.034% fail on Door condition
      • 0.0068% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.0068% fail on Hinge
    • 0.048% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.034% fail on Pipe (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0068% fail on Tank
      • 0.0068% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.048% fail on Body
      • 0.048% fail on Other body component
    • 0.041% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.041% fail on Seats
      • 0.034% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.0068% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.020% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.014% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.0068% fail on Bracket
    • 0.0068% fail on Towbar
      • 0.0068% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.0068% fail on Undertray
  • 0.99% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.97% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.78% fail on Compression ignition (62% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.48% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (120% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.082% fail on Emissions not tested (180% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.0068% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
      • 0.19% fail on Spark ignition (69% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (54% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Catalyst emissions (94% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.0068% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.014% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.0068% fail on Sound deadening material
      • 0.0068% fail on Undertray
    • 0.014% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.0068% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.0068% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 0.36% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.33% fail on Attachment (77% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.034% fail on Condition
  • 0.18% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (56% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.11% fail on Condition
      • 0.0068% fail on Attachment
    • 0.061% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (71% better than other 2013 cars)
  • 0.17% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.17% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.0068% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.0068% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.0068% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.0068% 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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