Ford Sierra MOT Results

Registered in 1987
83.2% pass rate
from 357 tests in 2017
(51% better than other 1987 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 1987 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Sierra is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.7% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (67% better than other 1987 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.1% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.56% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.28% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim (69% better than other 1987 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Battery
    • 1.1% fail on Headlamps (70% better than other 1987 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.1% fail on Direction indicators (75% better than other 1987 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Flashing type (75% better than other 1987 cars)
        • 0.84% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.28% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.1% fail on Horn
    • 0.84% fail on Registration plate lamp (74% better than other 1987 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on Rear fog lamp (83% better than other 1987 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Fog lamp (81% better than other 1987 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on Stop lamp (73% better than other 1987 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.28% fail on Switch
  • 6.2% fail on Brakes (51% better than other 1987 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Brake performance (52% better than other 1987 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.7% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.84% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.28% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.7% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.84% fail on Leaks
      • 0.56% fail on Components (84% better than other 1987 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Pipes
        • 0.28% fail on Hoses
      • 0.28% fail on Operation
    • 0.56% fail on ABS
    • 0.28% fail on Electronic stability system
  • 4.2% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (49% better than other 1987 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Emissions
    • 1.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.56% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.28% fail on Pipe
      • 0.28% fail on System
    • 0.28% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 3.9% fail on Suspension (68% better than other 1987 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Prescribed areas (57% better than other 1987 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Component mounting (65% better than other 1987 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 1.1% fail on Coil springs
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.28% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.28% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.28% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.28% fail on Attachment
    • 0.28% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.28% fail on Front
    • 0.28% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.28% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.28% fail on Universal joint
  • 2.5% fail on Driver's view of the road (69% better than other 1987 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Washers (72% better than other 1987 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Wipers (68% better than other 1987 cars)
  • 2.2% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.2% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.0% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.28% fail on Requirements
  • 2.0% fail on Steering (65% better than other 1987 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Steering system (74% better than other 1987 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.84% fail on Power steering
      • 0.56% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.28% fail on Other components
  • 1.4% fail on Tyres
    • 0.84% fail on Condition
    • 0.56% fail on Tread depth
  • 0.84% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (83% better than other 1987 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Body condition
    • 0.28% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.28% fail on Chassis
  • 0.28% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.28% fail on Registration plate

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