Ford Scorpio MOT Results

Registered in 1998
60.7% pass rate
from 150 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 1998 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Scorpio is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Brakes
    • 12% fail on Brake performance
      • 10% fail on Parking brake performance (140% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.0% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.3% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.67% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 7.3% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 7.3% fail on Components
        • 4.7% fail on Pipes
        • 3.3% fail on Hoses
    • 2.0% fail on ABS
    • 1.3% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.67% fail on Hub components
      • 0.67% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.67% fail on Restricted movement
  • 17% fail on Suspension
    • 11% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 6.0% fail on Subframe mounting (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Component mounting
    • 4.7% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.67% fail on Attachment
    • 2.7% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.0% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.67% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.3% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.3% fail on Rear
    • 1.3% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.67% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.67% fail on Condition
  • 12% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (46% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.67% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.67% fail on Rear lamps
    • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.67% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.67% fail on Tell tale
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.67% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.67% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.67% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.67% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.67% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.3% fail on Hazard warning
      • 1.3% fail on Switch (8 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.67% fail on Battery
  • 10% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 9.3% fail on Seat belts (110% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 9.3% fail on Prescribed areas (150% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.3% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 7.3% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.7% fail on Washers
    • 4.0% fail on Wipers
  • 5.3% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 4.0% fail on Body condition
    • 0.67% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.67% fail on Chassis
    • 0.67% fail on Seats
      • 0.67% fail on Drivers
  • 3.3% fail on Steering
    • 3.3% fail on Steering system
      • 2.0% fail on Steering rack
      • 1.3% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.67% fail on Power steering
      • 0.67% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 3.3% fail on Tyres
    • 2.0% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on Tread depth
  • 3.3% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (69% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Emissions
    • 1.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.67% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.67% fail on Pipe
  • 2.7% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 2.7% fail on Registration plate

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