Ford Scorpio MOT Results

Registered in 1997
59.5% pass rate
from 84 tests in 2020
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.

  • 20% fail on Brakes
    • 9.5% fail on Mechanical brake components (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 8.3% fail on Brake linings and pads (4 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 8.3% fail on Brake pads (4 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 2.4% fail on Brake discs
    • 9.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 9.5% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (160% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 9.5% fail on Rbt (sp) (180% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 4.8% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 3.6% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.4% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.4% fail on Rbt
          • 2.4% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 3.6% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 3.6% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 3.6% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 18% fail on Suspension
    • 9.5% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 4.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.6% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint
    • 3.6% fail on Sub-frames (4 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (8 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.2% fail on Springs
      • 1.2% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
  • 11% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (140% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Seat belts
      • 6.0% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 6.0% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (4 times worse than other 1997 cars)
  • 9.5% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.6% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.2% fail on Hazard warning
      • 1.2% fail on Switch
    • 1.2% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.2% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.2% fail on Horn
  • 8.3% fail on Visibility
    • 7.1% fail on Washers
    • 2.4% fail on Wipers
  • 7.1% fail on Tyres
    • 6.0% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Tread depth
  • 6.0% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 2.4% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 2.4% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.2% fail on Chassis
      • 1.2% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.2% fail on Bumpers
    • 1.2% fail on Towbar
      • 1.2% fail on Vehicle structure
  • 4.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 4.8% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.6% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.6% fail on Catalyst emissions
      • 1.2% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.2% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo

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