Ford Sierra MOT Results

Registered in 1983
71.2% pass rate
from 125 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 1983 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Sierra is unusually good or bad.

  • 14% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 4.0% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.80% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.80% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 3.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.6% fail on All direction indicators
        • 1.6% fail on Individual lamps
    • 3.2% fail on Hazard warning
      • 2.4% fail on Lamp
      • 0.80% fail on Switch
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.6% fail on Rear lamps
    • 0.80% fail on Battery
    • 0.80% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.80% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.80% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.80% fail on Horn
  • 9.6% fail on Brakes
    • 5.6% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 4.8% fail on Components
        • 2.4% fail on Pipes
        • 2.4% fail on Hoses
      • 0.80% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 4.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.4% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.6% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.80% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.80% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.80% fail on Hub components
      • 0.80% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.80% fail on Restricted movement
  • 6.4% fail on Suspension
    • 2.4% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.6% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.80% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 1.6% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.6% fail on Rear
    • 1.6% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.80% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.80% fail on Constant velocity joints
      • 0.80% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.80% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.80% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.80% fail on Condition
    • 0.80% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.80% fail on Condition
  • 6.4% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.8% fail on Washers
    • 1.6% fail on Wipers
  • 5.6% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 3.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.4% fail on Emissions
    • 0.80% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.80% fail on Pipe
  • 4.8% fail on Steering
    • 1.6% fail on Steering system
      • 1.6% fail on Track rod end
    • 1.6% fail on Power steering
      • 1.6% fail on Pipes and hoses (23 times worse than other 1983 cars)
    • 0.80% fail on Steering control
      • 0.80% fail on Steering lock
    • 0.80% fail on Steering operation
  • 4.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.4% fail on Body condition
    • 1.6% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.6% fail on Chassis
    • 0.80% fail on Seats
      • 0.80% fail on Drivers
  • 2.4% fail on Tyres
    • 1.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.80% fail on Tread depth
  • 1.6% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.6% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.80% fail on Condition
      • 0.80% fail on Prescribed areas

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