Ford Sierra MOT Results

Registered in 1987
88.3% pass rate
from 385 tests in 2020
(64% 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.

  • 5.2% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (67% better than other 1987 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamp aim (69% better than other 1987 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp aim (67% better than other 1987 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.52% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.52% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.26% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.0% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.78% fail on Horn
      • 0.26% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.78% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (79% better than other 1987 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Rear fog lamp (79% better than other 1987 cars)
        • 0.78% fail on Rear fog lamp (78% better than other 1987 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Switch
  • 4.2% fail on Suspension (56% better than other 1987 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.0% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.26% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.26% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.26% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.26% fail on Springs
      • 0.26% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.26% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.26% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.26% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.26% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.26% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
  • 2.9% fail on Body, chassis, structure (67% better than other 1987 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.78% fail on Transmission
      • 0.52% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.26% fail on Drive shaft
        • 0.26% fail on Joints
      • 0.26% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.26% fail on Joints
    • 0.52% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.52% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.52% fail on Seats
      • 0.52% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.26% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.26% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.26% fail on Chassis
      • 0.26% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.26% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.26% fail on Floor
  • 2.6% fail on Visibility (63% better than other 1987 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Washers
    • 0.52% fail on Wipers (81% better than other 1987 cars)
  • 2.3% fail on Brakes (78% better than other 1987 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Brake performance (79% better than other 1987 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Service brake performance (71% better than other 1987 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Rbt (70% better than other 1987 cars)
          • 0.78% fail on Service brake performance (74% better than other 1987 cars)
          • 0.26% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.52% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (83% better than other 1987 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on Rbt (sp) (82% better than other 1987 cars)
          • 0.52% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.26% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.26% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.26% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.26% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
    • 0.78% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.52% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.26% fail on Valves
    • 0.52% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.26% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.26% fail on Lever
    • 0.26% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.26% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.26% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.26% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.26% fail on Brake pads
  • 2.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (57% better than other 1987 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Exhaust emissions (57% better than other 1987 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.6% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.26% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.26% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.26% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.26% fail on Other leaks
  • 1.8% fail on Steering
    • 1.6% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.6% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.52% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.52% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.26% fail on Power steering
      • 0.26% fail on Operation
      • 0.26% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 1.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.0% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.78% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.26% fail on Requirements
  • 0.52% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.52% fail on Registration plates

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