Ford Sierra MOT Results

Registered in 1988
82.9% pass rate
from 304 tests in 2017
(51% better than other 1988 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 1988 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Sierra is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.2% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (53% better than other 1988 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.6% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.33% fail on Switch
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim (61% better than other 1988 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.99% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.66% fail on Rear lamps
    • 1.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.99% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.66% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.99% fail on Battery
    • 0.99% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 0.99% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.66% fail on Lamp
      • 0.33% fail on Switch
      • 0.33% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.99% fail on Horn
    • 0.66% fail on Headlamps (81% better than other 1988 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Headlamp (79% better than other 1988 cars)
  • 3.9% fail on Steering
    • 2.3% fail on Steering system
      • 0.99% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.99% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.33% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.66% fail on Steering control
      • 0.33% fail on Steering column
      • 0.33% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.33% fail on Flexible coupling
    • 0.66% fail on Locking devices (6 times worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Power steering
      • 0.33% fail on Other components
  • 3.9% fail on Suspension (70% better than other 1988 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Prescribed areas (65% better than other 1988 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Component mounting (71% better than other 1988 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.99% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.99% fail on Condition
    • 0.66% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.33% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.33% fail on Constant velocity joints
      • 0.33% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.33% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.33% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.33% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.33% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.33% fail on Front
    • 0.33% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 3.9% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (53% better than other 1988 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Emissions
    • 1.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.66% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.33% fail on Tank
      • 0.33% fail on Cap
    • 0.33% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 3.6% fail on Brakes (73% better than other 1988 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Brake performance (66% better than other 1988 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.66% fail on Rear wheels (83% better than other 1988 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Parking brake performance (81% better than other 1988 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 0.99% fail on Hydraulic systems (78% better than other 1988 cars)
      • 0.99% fail on Components (74% better than other 1988 cars)
        • 0.99% fail on Pipes
    • 0.33% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.33% fail on Components
        • 0.33% fail on Servos
  • 3.3% fail on Driver's view of the road (60% better than other 1988 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Wipers
    • 1.6% fail on Washers
  • 1.6% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.6% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.6% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.6% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (66% better than other 1988 cars)
    • 0.99% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.99% fail on Chassis
    • 0.33% fail on Body condition
    • 0.33% fail on Seats
      • 0.33% fail on Drivers
  • 1.3% fail on Tyres
    • 0.66% fail on Condition
    • 0.33% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.33% fail on Valve stem
  • 0.33% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.33% fail on Attachment
  • 0.33% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.33% fail on Registration plate

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