Ford Scorpio MOT Results

Registered in 1998
61.9% pass rate
from 126 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 1998 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Scorpio is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Suspension
    • 7.9% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 6.3% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.4% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 2.4% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.79% fail on Ball joint
    • 5.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.8% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.79% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.6% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.6% fail on Springs
      • 0.79% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.79% fail on Coil spring
      • 0.79% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.6% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.6% fail on Sub-frames
      • 1.6% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.79% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.79% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 8.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 7.9% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 7.9% fail on Rbt (sp) (140% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt
          • 0.79% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.79% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt
          • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 4.0% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 4.0% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 3.2% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 3.2% fail on Flexible brake hoses (7 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.79% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.79% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.79% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.79% fail on Brake discs
  • 9.5% fail on Visibility
    • 4.8% fail on Wipers
    • 4.0% fail on Washers
    • 0.79% fail on Driver's view
  • 7.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 4.8% fail on Seat belts
      • 4.8% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 2.4% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.79% fail on Airbags
      • 0.79% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 6.3% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 3.2% fail on Chassis
      • 3.2% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.6% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.6% fail on Tank (9 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.79% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.79% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.79% fail on Transmission
      • 0.79% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.79% fail on Joints
    • 0.79% fail on Body
      • 0.79% fail on Panel
  • 4.0% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (76% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.79% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.79% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.79% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.79% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.79% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.79% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.79% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.79% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.79% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 4.0% fail on Tyres
    • 4.0% fail on Tread depth
  • 2.4% fail on Steering
    • 1.6% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.6% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.79% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.79% fail on Steering rack
  • 1.6% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.79% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.79% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.79% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.79% fail on Catalyst emissions

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