Ford Ranger MOT Results

Registered in 2003
54.3% pass rate
from 2,402 tests in 2020
(9.1% better than other 2003 vans)
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 2003 vans and highlighted areas where the Ford Ranger is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 11% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (2 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 11% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 11% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.33% fail on Switch (3 times worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 5.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 5.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.25% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 5.0% fail on Stop lamp (24% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 4.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.4% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.67% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 4.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.0% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.12% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.4% fail on Direction indicators (33% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 2.4% fail on Flashing type (33% better than other 2003 vans)
        • 1.9% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.42% fail on Side repeaters (60% better than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.17% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (66% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Electrical equipment (53% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.58% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.33% fail on Horn (83% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.25% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.17% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.17% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.083% fail on Hazard warning (84% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.083% fail on Switch (84% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.083% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.083% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 19% fail on Body, chassis, structure (24% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 9.9% fail on Transmission (88% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 8.7% fail on Drive shafts (98% worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 8.5% fail on Joints (98% worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.083% fail on Drive shaft
        • 0.042% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 1.7% fail on Prop shafts (88% worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 1.7% fail on Joints (4 times worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.083% fail on Prop shaft (82% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.042% fail on Halfshafts
    • 3.3% fail on Chassis
      • 3.2% fail on Chassis condition
      • 0.083% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 3.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 2.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
      • 0.042% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 1.3% fail on Body
      • 0.62% fail on Panel
      • 0.62% fail on Other body component
      • 0.12% fail on Mounting fixings
      • 0.042% fail on Body condition
    • 1.00% fail on Bumpers (120% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.96% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.42% fail on Pipe
      • 0.29% fail on Tank
      • 0.17% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.042% fail on Hose
      • 0.042% fail on System
    • 0.67% fail on Towbar (170% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.29% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.25% fail on Other towbar components (4 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.083% fail on Coupling (20 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.042% fail on Towbar condition
    • 0.50% fail on Cabs
      • 0.50% fail on Prescribed areas (120% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.21% fail on Floor
    • 0.17% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.12% fail on Carrier
      • 0.042% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.17% fail on Load security
      • 0.12% fail on Tailgate (6 times worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.12% fail on Tailgate condition (7 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.042% fail on Loading door
    • 0.12% fail on Seats
      • 0.12% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.042% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.042% fail on Bracket
    • 0.042% fail on Doors
      • 0.042% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.042% fail on Door condition
  • 18% fail on Brakes
    • 7.5% fail on Rigid brake pipes (29% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 7.1% fail on Brake performance (42% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 5.2% fail on Service brake performance
        • 5.1% fail on Rbt
          • 4.2% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.12% fail on Decelerometer (4 times worse than other 2003 vans)
          • 0.12% fail on Service brake performance (4 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (74% better than other 2003 vans)
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt (sp) (74% better than other 2003 vans)
          • 1.00% fail on Service brake imbalance (63% better than other 2003 vans)
          • 0.37% fail on Service brake performance (87% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (82% better than other 2003 vans)
        • 1.00% fail on Rbt (sp) (83% better than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.083% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.54% fail on Parking brake performance (75% better than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.50% fail on Rbt (77% better than other 2003 vans)
          • 0.42% fail on Parking brake performance (78% better than other 2003 vans)
          • 0.042% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.042% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.042% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.042% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.50% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.6% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (5 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 3.6% fail on Anti-lock braking system (6 times worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 2.8% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 1.5% fail on Mechanical brake components (57% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.0% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.042% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.29% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.25% fail on Cable
        • 0.042% fail on Lever
      • 0.21% fail on Brake discs and drums (85% better than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.12% fail on Brake discs (90% better than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.083% fail on Brake drums
    • 0.42% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.42% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.29% fail on Other braking system component
        • 0.083% fail on Actuating linkage mounting
        • 0.042% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
    • 0.21% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.17% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.042% fail on Valves
    • 0.17% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.12% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
      • 0.042% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.12% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (82% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on Pedal (76% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.12% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.083% fail on Parking brake control (87% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.083% fail on Lever (87% better than other 2003 vans)
  • 13% fail on Suspension (42% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 3.3% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (52% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 3.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (47% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Linkage (2 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.33% fail on Pins and bushes (71% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.12% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.083% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.042% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 3.0% fail on Springs
      • 2.4% fail on Leaf springs (170% worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 2.0% fail on Leaf spring (3 times worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.46% fail on Shackle pins and bushes
        • 0.083% fail on Anchor pins and bushes
        • 0.042% fail on Fixings and fixing bolts
      • 0.67% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.5% fail on Suspension arms (62% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.62% fail on Ball joint (84% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.50% fail on Ball joint dust cover (64% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.29% fail on Suspension arm
    • 1.4% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.3% fail on Wheel bearings (36% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.25% fail on Other suspension component (72% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.042% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.042% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.042% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.12% fail on Sub-frames (83% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (77% better than other 2003 vans)
  • 8.1% fail on Visibility (25% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 4.4% fail on Wipers
    • 3.7% fail on Washers (26% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.25% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.25% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.21% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.12% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.12% fail on View to rear (85% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on Mirrors (85% better than other 2003 vans)
  • 4.7% fail on Tyres (31% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 3.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.83% fail on Condition (69% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.12% fail on Size/type
  • 3.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (36% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 3.5% fail on Exhaust emissions (24% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 3.5% fail on Compression ignition
        • 2.5% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.96% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.083% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.042% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.042% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.042% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.042% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.042% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 0.17% fail on Spark ignition (80% better than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.083% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (81% better than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.042% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.042% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.12% fail on Fluid leaks (90% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.042% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.042% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.042% fail on Other leaks
  • 2.4% fail on Steering (66% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 1.9% fail on Steering linkage components (62% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Track rod end (76% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.50% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.25% fail on Locking devices (4 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.083% fail on Intermediate drop arm
      • 0.042% fail on Other components
        • 0.042% fail on Steering component
    • 0.29% fail on Steering gear (76% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.29% fail on Steering box (8 times worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.25% fail on Power steering (64% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on Other components
      • 0.083% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.042% fail on Operation
    • 0.12% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.042% fail on Steering play
      • 0.042% fail on Steering rack
  • 2.0% fail on Identification of the vehicle (75% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 2.0% fail on Registration plates (77% worse than other 2003 vans)
  • 1.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (78% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.83% fail on Seat belts (76% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.50% fail on Condition
      • 0.29% fail on Prescribed areas (89% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.083% fail on Requirements
    • 0.33% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (81% better than other 2003 vans)
  • 0.42% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.42% fail on Attachment