Ford Puma MOT Results

Registered in 1999
49.7% pass rate
from 837 tests in 2020
(12% worse than other 1999 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 1999 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Puma is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Suspension (40% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 10% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (97% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 8.2% fail on Suspension arms (64% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Pins and bushes (130% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 3.8% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.7% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.96% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.48% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.48% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.24% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.24% fail on Linkage
      • 0.24% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 3.0% fail on Sub-frames (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Pins and bushes (8 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Sub-frame
    • 2.6% fail on Shock absorbers (120% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Springs
      • 1.4% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.4% fail on Coil spring
      • 0.24% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.2% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.1% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.84% fail on Pins and bushes (6 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.84% fail on Axles (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Swivel pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.36% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.12% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.24% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint dust cover (6 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint
  • 22% fail on Brakes (53% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 14% fail on Brake performance (71% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 7.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (94% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 7.6% fail on Rbt (sp) (100% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (93% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 5.3% fail on Rbt (sp) (97% worse than other 1999 cars)
          • 4.7% fail on Service brake imbalance (160% worse than other 1999 cars)
          • 0.96% fail on Service brake performance
      • 5.1% fail on Service brake performance (69% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 5.1% fail on Rbt (72% worse than other 1999 cars)
          • 4.1% fail on Service brake performance (67% worse than other 1999 cars)
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake imbalance (110% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Parking brake performance (97% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Rbt (100% worse than other 1999 cars)
          • 2.6% fail on Parking brake performance (100% worse than other 1999 cars)
          • 0.36% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (13 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.7% fail on Rigid brake pipes (70% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (140% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Anti-lock braking system (150% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 2.6% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.3% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.96% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.96% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.48% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.36% fail on Cable
        • 0.12% fail on Brake slack adjuster
    • 1.6% fail on Flexible brake hoses (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.72% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.12% fail on Pedal
    • 0.72% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.72% fail on Lever
    • 0.48% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.36% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
      • 0.12% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.36% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.12% fail on Master cylinder
      • 0.12% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.12% fail on Valves
  • 16% fail on Body, chassis, structure (48% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 7.2% fail on Transmission (110% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 7.0% fail on Drive shafts (120% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 7.0% fail on Joints (130% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.12% fail on Joints
    • 4.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.5% fail on Chassis (90% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Chassis condition (92% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 2.0% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.96% fail on Body
      • 0.72% fail on Panel (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Other body component
    • 0.60% fail on Floor (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.36% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.12% fail on Pipe
    • 0.36% fail on Spare wheel (9 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Spare wheel condition (22 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Carrier
    • 0.24% fail on Seats
      • 0.24% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.12% fail on Undertray
  • 14% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.8% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.72% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.24% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.0% fail on Stop lamp (57% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.6% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.12% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.72% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.36% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.36% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.96% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.72% fail on Horn
      • 0.36% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.72% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.72% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.48% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.24% fail on Switch
    • 0.24% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.24% fail on Main beam tell-tale (5 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.12% fail on Switch
    • 0.12% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 8.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (83% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 8.1% fail on Seat belts (160% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 7.9% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Condition
    • 0.60% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.24% fail on Airbags
      • 0.24% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 7.5% fail on Visibility
    • 4.2% fail on Wipers
    • 2.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.60% fail on View to rear
      • 0.48% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.12% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.36% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.12% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.12% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.12% fail on Windscreen
  • 6.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 6.3% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 5.7% fail on Spark ignition
        • 4.3% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.3% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.24% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.24% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.12% fail on Oxygen sensor
        • 0.12% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 0.84% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.48% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.24% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.12% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 0.60% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.60% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 6.1% fail on Tyres
    • 3.6% fail on Condition
    • 2.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.24% fail on Size/type
  • 0.84% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.84% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.60% fail on Steering (85% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Power steering
      • 0.24% fail on Operation
      • 0.24% fail on Other components
    • 0.12% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.12% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.12% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.12% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.12% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.12% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.12% fail on Condition

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