Ford Sierra MOT Results

Registered in 1989
74.5% pass rate
from 522 tests in 2017
(28% better than other 1989 cars)
Pass rate by mileage
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 1989 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Sierra is unusually good or bad.

  • 11% fail on Suspension
    • 7.5% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 5.7% fail on Component mounting
      • 1.9% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.38% fail on Spring mounting
    • 1.7% fail on Drive shafts
      • 1.7% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 1.7% fail on Constant velocity joints
      • 0.19% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.19% fail on Drive shafts
    • 1.3% fail on Coil springs
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.19% fail on Attachment
    • 0.96% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.77% fail on Front
      • 0.19% fail on Rear
    • 0.96% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.57% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.57% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.19% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.19% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.19% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.19% fail on Condition
    • 0.19% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.19% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.19% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.19% fail on Condition
  • 11% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (44% better than other 1989 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.1% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.77% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.19% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.19% fail on Switch
    • 2.1% fail on Horn
    • 1.9% fail on Position lamps (55% better than other 1989 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.38% fail on Front lamps (85% better than other 1989 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.96% fail on Battery
    • 0.96% fail on Rear fog lamp (77% better than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Fog lamp (84% better than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.19% fail on Switch
    • 0.96% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.57% fail on Switch
      • 0.38% fail on Tell tale
  • 9.8% fail on Brakes
    • 4.6% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 4.0% fail on Components
        • 2.1% fail on Hoses
        • 1.9% fail on Pipes
        • 0.19% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.19% fail on Servos
      • 0.96% fail on Leaks
    • 4.2% fail on Brake performance (51% better than other 1989 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.5% fail on Rear wheels (62% better than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.96% fail on Front wheels (72% better than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.19% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.19% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.77% fail on Hub components
      • 0.38% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.19% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.19% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.57% fail on ABS
    • 0.19% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.19% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.19% fail on Condition
    • 0.19% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.19% fail on Pivot
    • 0.19% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.19% fail on Components
        • 0.19% fail on Servos
  • 5.2% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 3.3% fail on Emissions
    • 1.1% fail on Exhaust system (69% better than other 1989 cars)
    • 0.96% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.57% fail on Pipe
      • 0.19% fail on Tank
      • 0.19% fail on System
  • 5.0% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.3% fail on Wipers
    • 2.1% fail on Washers
    • 0.38% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.19% fail on Windscreen
  • 3.8% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.8% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.4% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.19% fail on Requirements
      • 0.19% fail on Condition
  • 2.9% fail on Steering
    • 1.7% fail on Steering system (56% better than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.57% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.19% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.19% fail on Other components
        • 0.19% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.77% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.19% fail on Steering control
      • 0.19% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.19% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.19% fail on Steering operation
  • 2.7% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.3% fail on Body condition
    • 1.1% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.1% fail on Chassis
    • 0.38% fail on Doors
      • 0.38% fail on Passengers other
  • 2.5% fail on Tyres
    • 2.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.57% fail on Tread depth

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