Ford Sierra MOT Results

Registered in 1983
82.4% pass rate
from 159 tests in 2020
(41% better than other 1983 cars)
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.

  • 7.5% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (50% better than other 1983 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.1% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.9% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.3% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.63% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.9% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.9% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.9% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 1.9% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.3% fail on Horn
      • 0.63% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.63% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.63% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 5.7% fail on Suspension
    • 3.1% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.9% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.63% fail on Springs
      • 0.63% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.63% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.63% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.63% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 5.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 4.4% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 4.4% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.1% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 1.3% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 1.9% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.9% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 5.0% fail on Brakes
    • 3.1% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.5% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.5% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.9% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.9% fail on Rbt
          • 1.3% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (6 times worse than other 1983 cars)
          • 0.63% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.63% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.63% fail on Rbt
          • 0.63% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.63% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.63% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.63% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.63% fail on Service brake performance
    • 1.9% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 1.9% fail on Pedal
  • 5.0% fail on Visibility
    • 3.8% fail on Washers
    • 0.63% fail on View to rear
      • 0.63% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.63% fail on Wipers
  • 5.0% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 3.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.3% fail on Seats
      • 1.3% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.63% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.63% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.63% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.63% fail on Pipe
  • 3.8% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 3.8% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.5% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
  • 2.5% fail on Steering
    • 1.3% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.3% fail on Steering rack
    • 1.3% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.3% fail on Track rod end
  • 1.3% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 1.3% fail on Speedometer

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