Ford Puma MOT Results

Registered in 1998
45.9% pass rate
from 353 tests in 2020
(27% worse than other 1998 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 1998 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Puma is unusually good or bad.

  • 27% fail on Suspension (76% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 14% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (150% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.0% fail on Pins and bushes (140% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.28% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.28% fail on Ball joint
    • 3.4% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.7% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.57% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.28% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.28% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.28% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 3.1% fail on Springs
      • 3.1% fail on Coil springs
        • 3.1% fail on Coil spring
    • 2.3% fail on Axles (10 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Swivel pins and bushes (14 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.7% fail on Sub-frames
      • 1.4% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.57% fail on Pins and bushes (6 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.1% fail on Macpherson strut (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Pins and bushes (11 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.57% fail on Pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Ball joint
  • 23% fail on Brakes (70% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 16% fail on Brake performance (110% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 7.9% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (120% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 7.9% fail on Rbt (sp) (140% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 7.4% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (150% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 7.4% fail on Rbt (sp) (160% worse than other 1998 cars)
          • 5.1% fail on Service brake imbalance (180% worse than other 1998 cars)
          • 3.1% fail on Service brake performance (140% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Service brake performance (130% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 6.5% fail on Rbt (130% worse than other 1998 cars)
          • 5.9% fail on Service brake performance (160% worse than other 1998 cars)
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.0% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.0% fail on Rbt
          • 2.0% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.57% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.5% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 2.3% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.4% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.4% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.57% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.57% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.28% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.28% fail on Cable
    • 1.4% fail on Flexible brake hoses (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.85% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.57% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
      • 0.28% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.57% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.57% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.28% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.28% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.28% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
        • 0.28% fail on Other braking system component
    • 0.28% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.28% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 18% fail on Body, chassis, structure (63% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 8.8% fail on Transmission (150% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 8.5% fail on Drive shafts (160% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 8.5% fail on Joints (160% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.28% fail on Joints
    • 3.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 3.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.7% fail on Chassis
      • 1.7% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.85% fail on Floor (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.85% fail on Seats
      • 0.85% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.28% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.57% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.28% fail on Tank
      • 0.28% fail on Pipe
    • 0.28% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.28% fail on Body
      • 0.28% fail on Panel
    • 0.28% fail on Doors
      • 0.28% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.28% fail on Door condition
    • 0.28% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.28% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 12% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.0% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.28% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.85% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.85% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.57% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.28% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.57% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.57% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.57% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.57% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.57% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.57% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.57% fail on Horn
  • 11% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (140% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 11% fail on Seat belts (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 9.1% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Airbags
      • 0.28% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.28% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 7.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 5.9% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 5.4% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.7% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 2.0% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.28% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.28% fail on NOx sensor
        • 0.28% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 0.57% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.28% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.28% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 1.7% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.7% fail on Engine oil leaks (200% worse than other 1998 cars)
  • 7.1% fail on Visibility
    • 4.0% fail on Wipers
    • 1.4% fail on Washers
    • 1.1% fail on View to rear (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Mirrors (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Bonnet
  • 5.7% fail on Tyres
    • 3.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.1% fail on Condition
  • 2.3% fail on Steering
    • 1.4% fail on Power steering (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Pipes and hoses (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Other components
    • 0.85% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.85% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.85% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.85% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.57% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.57% fail on Condition (6 times worse than other 1998 cars)

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