Ford Sierra MOT Results

Registered in 1992
69.9% pass rate
from 511 tests in 2017
(23% better than other 1992 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 1992 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Sierra is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Suspension
    • 8.0% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 6.1% fail on Component mounting
      • 1.8% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.59% fail on Spring mounting
    • 1.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.20% fail on Condition
      • 0.20% fail on Attachment
    • 1.6% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.78% fail on Front drive shafts (68% better than other 1992 cars)
        • 0.78% fail on Constant velocity joints
      • 0.78% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension (4 times worse than other 1992 cars)
        • 0.78% fail on Drive shafts (5 times worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Coil springs
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
      • 0.20% fail on Location
    • 1.2% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.59% fail on Attachment
      • 0.39% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.20% fail on Condition
    • 0.98% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.98% fail on Condition
    • 0.78% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.78% fail on Front
    • 0.39% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.20% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.20% fail on Condition
    • 0.20% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.20% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 11% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (44% better than other 1992 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.2% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.20% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.20% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 2.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.2% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.2% fail on Rear lamps
    • 2.0% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim (62% better than other 1992 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.78% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.59% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.59% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.4% fail on Battery
    • 0.78% fail on Rear fog lamp (81% better than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Fog lamp (80% better than other 1992 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Horn
    • 0.39% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.20% fail on Switch
      • 0.20% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.20% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 7.6% fail on Brakes (47% better than other 1992 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Brake performance (54% better than other 1992 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.8% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance (58% better than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.20% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 3.1% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 2.7% fail on Components
        • 1.6% fail on Pipes
        • 1.2% fail on Hoses
      • 0.59% fail on Leaks
    • 0.78% fail on Hub components
      • 0.39% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.39% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.59% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.59% fail on Condition
    • 0.20% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.20% fail on Cable
    • 0.20% fail on ABS
  • 7.0% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 2.9% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.7% fail on Emissions
    • 1.6% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.59% fail on Pipe
      • 0.59% fail on Cap
      • 0.39% fail on System
      • 0.20% fail on Hose
    • 0.98% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 4.9% fail on Driver's view of the road (39% better than other 1992 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Wipers
    • 2.2% fail on Washers
    • 0.39% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.5% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.3% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 2.3% fail on Chassis
    • 2.2% fail on Body condition
    • 0.59% fail on Seats
      • 0.39% fail on Passengers
      • 0.20% fail on Drivers
    • 0.20% fail on Doors
      • 0.20% fail on Drivers
  • 3.9% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.9% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.9% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 3.5% fail on Tyres
    • 2.5% fail on Condition
    • 1.2% fail on Tread depth
  • 1.8% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.8% fail on Registration plate
  • 1.6% fail on Steering (69% better than other 1992 cars)
    • 0.98% fail on Steering control
      • 0.98% fail on Steering column (6 times worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Steering system (91% better than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.20% fail on Free play
        • 0.20% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.20% fail on Power steering
      • 0.20% fail on Other components
  • 0.20% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.20% fail on Attachment

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