Ford Sierra MOT Results

Registered in 1992
75.4% pass rate
from 382 tests in 2020
(28% better than other 1992 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 1992 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Sierra is unusually good or bad.

  • 8.9% fail on Suspension (17% better than other 1992 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (6.5% worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Suspension arms (31% better than other 1992 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Ball joint (5.9% worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Pins and bushes (7.3% better than other 1992 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Springs (46% worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Coil springs (88% worse than other 1992 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Coil spring (97% worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 0.79% fail on Anti-roll bars (45% better than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (67% worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.26% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.26% fail on Shock absorbers
  • 7.1% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (53% better than other 1992 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim (52% better than other 1992 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim (49% better than other 1992 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Stop lamp (39% better than other 1992 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamps (58% better than other 1992 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Headlamp (65% better than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Dipswitch
    • 1.3% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (63% better than other 1992 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (63% better than other 1992 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (62% better than other 1992 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (29% better than other 1992 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Electrical equipment (56% better than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Horn (64% better than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.26% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.52% fail on Direction indicators (81% better than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Flashing type (81% better than other 1992 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on Side repeaters (54% better than other 1992 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.26% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.26% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.26% fail on Switch
  • 6.5% fail on Body, chassis, structure (33% better than other 1992 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Exhaust system (37% better than other 1992 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Transmission (36% better than other 1992 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Drive shafts (26% better than other 1992 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Joints (37% better than other 1992 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Flexible couplings
    • 1.0% fail on Fuel system (40% worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Pipe (73% worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Tank
      • 0.26% fail on Hose
    • 0.79% fail on Integral vehicle structure (53% better than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (52% better than other 1992 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Floor (2 times worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Chassis
      • 0.26% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.26% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.26% fail on Body
      • 0.26% fail on Panel
    • 0.26% fail on Doors
      • 0.26% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.26% fail on Door condition
    • 0.26% fail on Seats
      • 0.26% fail on Driver's seat
  • 5.5% fail on Brakes (52% better than other 1992 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Brake performance (66% better than other 1992 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance (50% better than other 1992 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt (49% better than other 1992 cars)
          • 1.3% fail on Service brake performance (49% better than other 1992 cars)
          • 0.26% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.79% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (73% better than other 1992 cars)
        • 0.79% fail on Rbt (sp) (72% better than other 1992 cars)
          • 0.52% fail on Service brake performance (64% better than other 1992 cars)
          • 0.52% fail on Service brake imbalance (70% better than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (77% better than other 1992 cars)
        • 0.79% fail on Rbt (sp) (76% better than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Brake performance not tested (89% worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.26% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.26% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
    • 2.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes (2.5% better than other 1992 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Flexible brake hoses (28% worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 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 callipers
    • 0.26% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.26% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.26% fail on Brake pads
  • 4.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (33% better than other 1992 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Exhaust emissions (32% better than other 1992 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Spark ignition (26% better than other 1992 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Catalyst emissions (37% better than other 1992 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Non catalyst emissions (11% worse than other 1992 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on Emissions not tested (43% better than other 1992 cars)
    • 0.79% fail on Fluid leaks (10% worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Engine oil leaks (47% worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Other leaks
  • 3.9% fail on Visibility (39% better than other 1992 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Washers (31% better than other 1992 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Wipers (44% better than other 1992 cars)
  • 3.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (17% worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Seat belts (18% worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Prescribed areas (49% worse than other 1992 cars)
  • 1.8% fail on Steering (60% better than other 1992 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Steering gear (38% better than other 1992 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Steering rack (32% better than other 1992 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.26% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.26% fail on Steering column
    • 0.26% fail on Steering shaft
  • 1.3% fail on Tyres (50% better than other 1992 cars)
    • 0.79% fail on Condition (41% better than other 1992 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Tread depth (59% better than other 1992 cars)

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