Ford Sierra MOT Results

Registered in 1990
81.0% pass rate
from 541 tests in 2020
(42% better than other 1990 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 1990 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Sierra is unusually good or bad.

  • 7.8% fail on Suspension
    • 3.0% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.7% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.92% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.37% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.5% fail on Springs
      • 1.3% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.3% fail on Coil spring
      • 0.18% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.74% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.55% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.55% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.18% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.18% fail on Linkage
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.37% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.37% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.18% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.18% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.18% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 7.6% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (53% better than other 1990 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.5% fail on Horn
      • 0.74% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim (56% better than other 1990 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim (54% better than other 1990 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.92% fail on Direction indicators (71% better than other 1990 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Flashing type (71% better than other 1990 cars)
        • 0.55% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.18% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.18% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.74% fail on Headlamps (78% better than other 1990 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Headlamp (76% better than other 1990 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (84% better than other 1990 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Rear fog lamp (84% better than other 1990 cars)
        • 0.55% fail on Rear fog lamp (83% better than other 1990 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.18% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.18% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.18% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.18% fail on Switch
  • 5.9% fail on Brakes (48% better than other 1990 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Brake performance (56% better than other 1990 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt
          • 1.7% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.37% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.18% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.18% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (64% better than other 1990 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (sp) (67% better than other 1990 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.55% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (81% better than other 1990 cars)
        • 0.55% fail on Rbt (sp) (81% better than other 1990 cars)
          • 0.55% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.18% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.55% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.55% fail on Rbt
          • 0.55% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.37% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.92% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.74% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.55% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.18% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.18% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.18% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.74% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.55% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.55% fail on Lever
    • 0.55% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.55% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.37% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.37% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.18% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.18% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.18% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.18% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.18% fail on Other components
  • 5.9% fail on Body, chassis, structure (35% better than other 1990 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.7% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.5% fail on Transmission
      • 1.5% fail on Drive shafts
        • 1.5% fail on Joints
    • 1.3% fail on Chassis
      • 1.3% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.92% fail on Exhaust system (68% better than other 1990 cars)
    • 0.92% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.37% fail on Pipe
      • 0.37% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.18% fail on Tank
    • 0.55% fail on Seats
      • 0.37% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.18% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.37% fail on Floor
    • 0.18% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.18% fail on Doors
      • 0.18% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.18% fail on Door condition
  • 4.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 3.9% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.9% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.0% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.74% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.18% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.74% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.55% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.18% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 2.6% fail on Visibility (61% better than other 1990 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Wipers
    • 1.3% fail on Washers (66% better than other 1990 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Bonnet
  • 2.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.0% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.8% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.18% fail on Condition
  • 1.7% fail on Steering (63% better than other 1990 cars)
    • 0.74% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.74% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.55% fail on Power steering
      • 0.37% fail on Pump
      • 0.18% fail on Other components
    • 0.18% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.18% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.18% fail on Steering column
    • 0.18% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.18% fail on Universal joint
  • 1.3% fail on Tyres
    • 0.74% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.55% fail on Condition
    • 0.18% fail on Size/type
  • 0.55% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.55% fail on Attachment
  • 0.37% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.37% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.18% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.18% fail on Speedometer

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