Ford S-MAX MOT Results

Registered in 2017
89.8% pass rate
from 265 tests in 2020
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 2017 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford S-MAX is unusually good or bad.

  • 2.6% fail on Brakes
    • 2.6% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.6% fail on Brake linings and pads (190% worse than other 2017 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Brake pads (200% worse than other 2017 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.38% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.38% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.38% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.38% fail on Rbt
          • 0.38% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.38% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.38% fail on Rbt (sp)
  • 2.3% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.38% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.38% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.38% fail on Side repeaters
  • 2.3% fail on Tyres
    • 1.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.38% fail on Condition
  • 1.5% fail on Visibility
    • 1.1% fail on Washers
    • 0.38% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.38% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.38% fail on Wipers
  • 0.38% fail on Suspension
    • 0.38% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.38% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 0.38% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.38% fail on Transmission
      • 0.38% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.38% fail on Joints
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