Ford Orion MOT Results

Registered in 1989
78.4% pass rate
from 97 tests in 2020
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 1989 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Orion is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Suspension
    • 5.2% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 4.1% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 3.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.1% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.0% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.0% fail on Springs
      • 1.0% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.0% fail on Coil spring
    • 1.0% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.0% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 1.0% fail on Macpherson strut
  • 11% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 6.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 5.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.0% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 5.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.2% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.0% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.0% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 5.2% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 2.1% fail on Chassis
      • 2.1% fail on Chassis condition
    • 2.1% fail on Bumpers (9 times worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Transmission
      • 1.0% fail on Drive shafts
        • 1.0% fail on Joints
    • 1.0% fail on Body
      • 1.0% fail on Other body component
  • 3.1% fail on Brakes
    • 2.1% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.1% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 2.1% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 2.1% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 1.0% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.0% fail on Valves
  • 2.1% fail on Visibility
    • 1.0% fail on Wipers
    • 1.0% fail on Washers
  • 2.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 2.1% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 2.1% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.1% fail on Non catalyst emissions
  • 1.0% fail on Steering
    • 1.0% fail on Power steering
      • 1.0% fail on Pump
  • 1.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.0% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.0% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.0% fail on Tyres
    • 1.0% fail on Condition

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