Ford Puma MOT Results

Registered in 1998
47.0% pass rate
from 581 tests in 2017
(13% worse than other 1998 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 1998 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Puma is unusually good or bad.

  • 35% fail on Suspension (73% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 14% fail on Prescribed areas (110% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 10% fail on Component mounting (99% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Subframe mounting (190% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Spring mounting
    • 9.8% fail on Drive shafts (130% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 9.8% fail on Front drive shafts (140% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 9.8% fail on Constant velocity joints (140% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Suspension arms (82% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (84% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Attachment
    • 5.0% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.6% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.17% fail on Attachment
      • 0.17% fail on Linkage condition
    • 4.1% fail on Coil springs (98% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Condition (110% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Shock absorbers (120% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Condition (120% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 2.4% fail on Rear (140% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Front
    • 2.6% fail on Trailing arms (5 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (5 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Attachment
    • 2.2% fail on Macpherson strut (5 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Condition (5 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Sub-frames (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (12 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.86% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.52% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.52% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.34% fail on Axles
      • 0.34% fail on Axle beam (10 times worse than other 1998 cars)
  • 24% fail on Brakes (46% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 15% fail on Brake performance (71% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 8.1% fail on Parking brake performance (96% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 7.4% fail on Rear wheels (95% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Front wheels (86% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Brake imbalance (140% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.52% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 11% fail on Hydraulic systems (70% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 10% fail on Components (78% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 5.9% fail on Pipes (56% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 5.5% fail on Hoses (190% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.34% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.34% fail on Leaks
      • 0.17% fail on Operation
    • 1.7% fail on Hub components
      • 0.86% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.69% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.34% fail on Brake drums (23 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.5% fail on Condition
    • 1.0% fail on ABS
    • 0.34% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.17% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.17% fail on Cable
  • 20% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.0% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.9% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.86% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.6% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.17% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.17% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 3.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.9% fail on Horn (190% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.69% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.52% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.17% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.4% fail on Hazard warning (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Switch (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Lamp
      • 0.17% fail on Tell tale
    • 1.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.86% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.17% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.17% fail on Switch
    • 0.86% fail on Battery
    • 0.17% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 12% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (100% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 11% fail on Seat belts (150% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 11% fail on Prescribed areas (180% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Condition
    • 0.69% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.52% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.17% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 10% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 7.4% fail on Exhaust system (54% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Emissions
    • 1.4% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.69% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.34% fail on Tank
      • 0.34% fail on Cap
  • 10% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.2% fail on Wipers
    • 4.6% fail on Washers
    • 1.0% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.34% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.17% fail on Bonnet
  • 7.9% fail on Tyres
    • 4.5% fail on Condition
    • 3.6% fail on Tread depth
  • 6.5% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 4.3% fail on Body condition (82% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 2.1% fail on Chassis
    • 0.34% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.17% fail on Seats
      • 0.17% fail on Drivers
  • 2.6% fail on Steering
    • 1.7% fail on Power steering (180% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Pipes and hoses (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Operation
      • 0.34% fail on Rams (14 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Steering system (81% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.17% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.17% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.69% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.69% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.52% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.52% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)

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