Ford Orion MOT Results

Registered in 1990
68.4% pass rate
from 117 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 1990 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Orion is unusually good or bad.

  • 15% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 6.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 6.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.85% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.85% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.85% fail on Side repeaters
    • 2.6% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 2.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 2.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 2.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.7% fail on Hazard warning
      • 1.7% fail on Switch
    • 0.85% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.85% fail on Horn
  • 11% fail on Suspension
    • 6.0% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 5.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.4% fail on Pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.7% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.85% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.7% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.85% fail on Springs
      • 0.85% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.85% fail on Mounting
  • 6.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 2.6% fail on Transmission
      • 2.6% fail on Drive shafts
        • 1.7% fail on Joints
        • 0.85% fail on Drive shaft
    • 1.7% fail on Seats
      • 0.85% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.85% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.85% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.85% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.85% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.85% fail on Floor
  • 6.0% fail on Brakes
    • 4.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.4% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 3.4% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 2.6% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.85% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.7% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt
          • 1.7% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.85% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.85% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.85% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.85% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.85% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.85% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.85% fail on Brake pads
  • 6.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 6.0% fail on Seat belts
      • 5.1% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.85% fail on Requirements
      • 0.85% fail on Condition
  • 4.3% fail on Visibility
    • 1.7% fail on Washers
    • 0.85% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.85% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.85% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.85% fail on Wipers
  • 3.4% fail on Steering
    • 2.6% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.6% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.85% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.85% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.85% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.85% fail on Steering play
      • 0.85% fail on Steering rack
  • 3.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 1.7% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 1.7% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.7% fail on Non catalyst emissions
    • 1.7% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.7% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.85% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 3.4% fail on Tyres
    • 2.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.85% fail on Condition
  • 0.85% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.85% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.85% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.85% fail on Condition

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