Ford Scorpio MOT Results

Registered in 1997
60.2% pass rate
from 113 tests in 2017
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 1997 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Scorpio is unusually good or bad.

  • 17% fail on Suspension
    • 8.0% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 4.4% fail on Subframe mounting (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Component mounting
      • 1.8% fail on Spring mounting
    • 4.4% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.5% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.88% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 2.7% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 2.7% fail on Rear
    • 2.7% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.7% fail on Condition
    • 1.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.88% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 17% fail on Brakes
    • 12% fail on Brake performance
      • 9.7% fail on Parking brake performance (140% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.88% fail on Service brake performance
    • 8.8% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 8.8% fail on Components
        • 5.3% fail on Pipes
        • 3.5% fail on Hoses
    • 3.5% fail on ABS
    • 1.8% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.88% fail on Hub components
      • 0.88% fail on Brake discs
  • 9.7% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (55% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.8% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.88% fail on Rear lamps
    • 2.7% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 0.88% fail on Battery
    • 0.88% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.88% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.88% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.88% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.88% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.88% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.88% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.88% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.88% fail on Lamp
    • 0.88% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.88% fail on Horn
  • 8.8% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 5.3% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (4 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 4.4% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.88% fail on Requirements
  • 5.3% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.7% fail on Body condition
    • 1.8% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.8% fail on Chassis
    • 1.8% fail on Seats
      • 1.8% fail on Drivers (7 times worse than other 1997 cars)
  • 4.4% fail on Steering
    • 3.5% fail on Steering system
      • 2.7% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.88% fail on Free play
        • 0.88% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.88% fail on Power steering
      • 0.88% fail on Operation
  • 4.4% fail on Tyres
    • 3.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.8% fail on Condition
  • 4.4% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 1.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.8% fail on Emissions
    • 0.88% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 4.4% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.5% fail on Wipers
    • 0.88% fail on Windscreen
  • 0.88% fail on Towbars
    • 0.88% fail on Towbar
  • 0.88% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.88% fail on Registration plate

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