Ford Ranger MOT Results

Registered in 2003
53.0% pass rate
from 1,935 tests in 2020
(4.3% 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 (12% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 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)
        • 0.21% fail on Switch (150% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 6.0% fail on Stop lamp (0.54% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 5.6% fail on Headlamp aim (25% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 5.4% fail on Headlamp aim (28% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.26% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (25% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 4.4% fail on Headlamps (3.6% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 3.8% fail on Headlamp (1.9% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.67% fail on Headlamp levelling device (18% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 2.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (48% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 2.1% fail on Electrical equipment (27% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Battery(ies) (80% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.52% fail on Horn (75% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.36% fail on Trailer electrical socket (2 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.052% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 2.0% fail on Direction indicators (45% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 2.0% fail on Flashing type (45% better than other 2003 vans)
        • 1.4% fail on Individual direction indicators (42% better than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.31% fail on Side repeaters (70% better than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.26% fail on All direction indicators (6.8% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 1.2% fail on Position lamps (120% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Position lamp (140% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.052% fail on Switch
    • 0.10% fail on Hazard warning (80% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Switch (80% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.052% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.052% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.052% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 19% fail on Body, chassis, structure (30% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 10% fail on Transmission (100% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 9.3% fail on Drive shafts (120% worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 9.3% fail on Joints (120% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Prop shafts (56% worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 1.0% fail on Joints (2 times worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.16% fail on Prop shaft (64% better than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.10% fail on Flexible couplings (82% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 3.8% fail on Exhaust system (6.6% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 3.6% fail on Chassis (40% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 3.4% fail on Chassis condition (35% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Strengthening plate (3 times worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 2.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure (10% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 2.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (9.1% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 1.6% fail on Body (76% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.83% fail on Panel (130% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.57% fail on Other body component (28% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Body condition (42% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Mounting fixings (67% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.88% fail on Towbar (2 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.52% fail on Vehicle structure (120% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.31% fail on Other towbar components (5 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.052% fail on Towbar condition
    • 0.78% fail on Bumpers (87% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.72% fail on Fuel system (0.39% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.52% fail on Pipe (2 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Tank (50% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (65% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.41% fail on Cabs (27% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.41% fail on Prescribed areas (55% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.21% fail on Doors (76% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Driver's door (47% better than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.10% fail on Door condition (61% better than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.10% fail on Hinge (4 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.052% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.052% fail on Door condition
    • 0.16% fail on Spare wheel (28% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Carrier (29% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.052% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.10% fail on Floor (1.7% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.052% fail on Load security
      • 0.052% fail on Dropside
        • 0.052% fail on Dropside condition
    • 0.052% fail on Seats
      • 0.052% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.052% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 18% fail on Brakes (9.5% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 6.6% fail on Rigid brake pipes (26% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 5.5% fail on Brake performance (54% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 3.8% fail on Service brake performance (18% better than other 2003 vans)
        • 3.7% fail on Rbt (20% better than other 2003 vans)
          • 2.9% fail on Service brake performance (21% better than other 2003 vans)
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake imbalance (5.5% better than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.16% fail on Decelerometer (4 times worse than other 2003 vans)
          • 0.16% fail on Service brake performance (5 times worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.052% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.052% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (79% better than other 2003 vans)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (sp) (81% better than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.16% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (100% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.72% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (85% better than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.67% fail on Rbt (sp) (86% better than other 2003 vans)
          • 0.57% fail on Service brake imbalance (79% better than other 2003 vans)
          • 0.21% fail on Service brake performance (93% better than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.052% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.62% fail on Brake performance not tested (50% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Parking brake performance (93% better than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.16% fail on Rbt (92% better than other 2003 vans)
          • 0.16% fail on Parking brake performance (91% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 4.8% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (6 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 4.8% fail on Anti-lock braking system (7 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.052% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 2.1% fail on Mechanical brake components (39% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 1.8% fail on Brake linings and pads (2.9% worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 1.8% fail on Brake pads (5.2% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Brake discs and drums (85% better than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.21% fail on Brake discs (85% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (67% better than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.21% fail on Cable (59% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 2.0% fail on Load sensing valves (3.4% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.62% fail on Other components and prescribed areas (110% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.47% fail on Prescribed areas (81% worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.31% fail on Other braking system component (160% worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.16% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting (2 times worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.052% fail on Actuating linkage mounting
      • 0.10% fail on Other components (4 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.052% fail on Additional braking device
    • 0.52% fail on Flexible brake hoses (19% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.31% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (42% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (190% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (29% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.26% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (60% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.26% fail on Pedal (42% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.26% fail on Hydraulic systems (27% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Brake fluid (20% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Reservoirs (110% worse than other 2003 vans)
  • 15% fail on Suspension (28% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 4.2% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (37% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 3.6% fail on Springs (4.0% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 3.0% fail on Leaf springs (2 times worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 2.2% fail on Leaf spring (4 times worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.41% fail on Shackle pins and bushes (92% worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.16% fail on Fixings and fixing bolts (140% worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.10% fail on Anchor bracket (78% worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.10% fail on Anchor pins and bushes (39% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.62% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (17% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 3.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (37% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Linkage (2 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (20% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.78% fail on Pins and bushes (36% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Anti-roll bar (160% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.052% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.052% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 3.2% fail on Suspension arms (52% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint (64% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Pins and bushes (28% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.62% fail on Ball joint dust cover (56% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Suspension arm (69% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (82% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 1.7% fail on Shock absorbers (12% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 1.6% fail on Wheel bearings (23% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.41% fail on Other suspension component (48% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint (68% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Pins and bushes (110% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Ball joint dust cover (53% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.052% fail on Other suspension component
    • 0.21% fail on Sub-frames (74% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (73% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.052% fail on Sub-frame
    • 0.052% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.052% fail on Suspension rod
  • 7.5% fail on Visibility (30% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 4.2% fail on Wipers (23% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 3.1% fail on Washers (34% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.41% fail on View to rear (44% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.41% fail on Mirrors (44% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.16% fail on Bonnet (34% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.16% fail on Condition of glass (69% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Windscreen (68% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.052% fail on Driver's view
  • 3.9% fail on Tyres (40% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 2.7% fail on Tread depth (30% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on Condition (57% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.21% fail on Size/type (39% better than other 2003 vans)
  • 3.4% fail on Steering (51% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 2.4% fail on Steering linkage components (49% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Track rod end (67% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.62% fail on Ball joint (75% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.26% fail on Locking devices (5 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Intermediate drop arm (2 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Drag link end (17% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.36% fail on Power steering (45% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Operation (2.9% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Other components (33% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.052% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.26% fail on Steering gear (81% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.26% fail on Steering box (7 times worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.21% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.21% fail on Steering play (35% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Steering box (3 times worse than other 2003 vans)
  • 3.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (35% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 2.9% fail on Exhaust emissions (26% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 2.7% fail on Compression ignition (16% better than other 2003 vans)
        • 1.7% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (11% better than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.67% fail on Emissions not tested (17% better than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.31% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (61% worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.10% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (100% worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.052% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.052% fail on Catalytic converter
      • 0.31% fail on Spark ignition (63% better than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.10% fail on Catalyst emissions (67% better than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.10% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (74% better than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.10% fail on Emissions not tested (37% better than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.052% fail on Non catalyst emissions
    • 0.41% fail on Fluid leaks (59% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.26% fail on Other leaks (120% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Engine oil leaks (81% better than other 2003 vans)
  • 1.5% fail on Identification of the vehicle (40% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plates (42% worse than other 2003 vans)
  • 1.3% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (74% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 1.2% fail on Seat belts (64% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.62% fail on Prescribed areas (73% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.62% fail on Condition (30% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.10% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (94% better than other 2003 vans)
  • 0.31% fail on Road Wheels (6.8% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.31% fail on Attachment (15% worse than other 2003 vans)
  • 0.052% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.052% fail on Speedometer