Ford Orion MOT Results

Registered in 1990
72.4% pass rate
from 87 tests in 2020
(12% better than other 1990 cars)
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 (0.51% worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Direction indicators (81% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Flashing type (81% worse than other 1990 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on Side repeaters (180% worse than other 1990 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Individual direction indicators (38% worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim (13% better than other 1990 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim (38% better than other 1990 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.4% fail on Stop lamp (25% worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (0.12% better than other 1990 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Rear fog lamp (0.12% better than other 1990 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (30% better than other 1990 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Switch
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamps (28% better than other 1990 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp (23% better than other 1990 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (54% worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 1.1% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.1% fail on Battery(ies)
  • 11% fail on Suspension (12% worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 8.0% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (100% worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.1% fail on Springs
      • 1.1% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint
  • 10% fail on Brakes (5.4% better than other 1990 cars)
    • 8.0% fail on Brake performance (1.9% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 6.9% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (120% worse than other 1990 cars)
        • 6.9% fail on Rbt (sp) (130% worse than other 1990 cars)
          • 5.7% fail on Service brake imbalance (180% worse than other 1990 cars)
          • 3.4% fail on Service brake performance (160% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Service brake performance (22% better than other 1990 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Rbt (20% better than other 1990 cars)
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (35% better than other 1990 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Rbt (sp) (32% better than other 1990 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 1.1% fail on Pedal
    • 1.1% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.1% fail on Lever
    • 1.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.1% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 1.1% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.1% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 1.1% fail on Cable
  • 10% fail on Body, chassis, structure (19% worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Exhaust system (56% worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Fuel system (2 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (8 times worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Transmission (15% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Drive shafts (39% worse than other 1990 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Joints (44% worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.1% fail on Seats
      • 1.1% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 5.7% fail on Visibility (12% better than other 1990 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Wipers (22% better than other 1990 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Washers (39% better than other 1990 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Bonnet
  • 4.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (76% worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Seat belts (77% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Prescribed areas (140% worse than other 1990 cars)
  • 3.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (28% better than other 1990 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Exhaust emissions (19% better than other 1990 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Spark ignition (12% better than other 1990 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Non catalyst emissions (18% better than other 1990 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 1.1% fail on Steering
    • 1.1% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.1% fail on Locking devices
  • 1.1% fail on Tyres
    • 1.1% fail on Condition

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