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Ford Transit Connect MOT Results

Registered in 2002
47.0% pass rate
from 940 tests in 2020
(9.0% worse than other 2002 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 2002 vans and highlighted areas where the Ford Transit Connect is unusually good or bad.

  • 33% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (35% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 13% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (2 times worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 11% fail on Stop lamp (67% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 8.1% fail on Headlamps (86% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 7.1% fail on Headlamp (79% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp levelling device (2 times worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 6.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 6.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.64% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 5.4% fail on Direction indicators (47% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 5.4% fail on Flashing type (47% worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 4.4% fail on Individual direction indicators (76% worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 0.74% fail on All direction indicators (180% worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 0.53% fail on Side repeaters
    • 3.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.1% fail on Position lamp
    • 3.1% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 2.1% fail on Battery(ies) (190% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Horn
      • 0.11% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 1.5% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (59% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Rear fog lamp (59% better than other 2002 vans)
        • 1.5% fail on Rear fog lamp (59% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 0.43% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.43% fail on Switch
    • 0.11% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.11% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 26% fail on Suspension (24% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 14% fail on Anti-roll bars (2 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 5.1% fail on Linkage ball joints (3 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 2.7% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (4 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 2.3% fail on Pins and bushes (130% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 2.0% fail on Ball joint (4 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Ball joint dust cover (5 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.53% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.32% fail on Anti-roll bar (4 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.32% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.21% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting (5 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Linkage
    • 10% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (41% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 3.6% fail on Suspension arms (43% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 1.9% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 1.1% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.74% fail on Ball joint (78% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 1.9% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.7% fail on Springs (51% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Leaf springs
        • 0.74% fail on Leaf spring
        • 0.32% fail on Shackle bracket (3 times worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 0.21% fail on Anchor bracket
        • 0.11% fail on Spring saddle
      • 0.64% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.85% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.64% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.21% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.53% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.21% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.43% fail on Shock absorbers (71% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 0.11% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 23% fail on Brakes
    • 15% fail on Brake performance
      • 8.3% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (53% worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 8.3% fail on Rbt (sp) (55% worse than other 2002 vans)
          • 5.1% fail on Service brake imbalance (75% worse than other 2002 vans)
          • 4.1% fail on Service brake performance
      • 6.0% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 6.0% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 5.6% fail on Service brake performance
        • 5.4% fail on Rbt
          • 5.0% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.3% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.21% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.21% fail on Service brake performance (6 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 3.1% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 3.1% fail on Rbt
          • 2.7% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.43% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.85% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 9.9% fail on Rigid brake pipes (82% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 2.3% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.9% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.43% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.43% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.3% fail on Load sensing valves (52% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 0.96% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.85% fail on Pedal
      • 0.11% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.64% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.64% fail on Lever
    • 0.32% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.21% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.11% fail on Valves
    • 0.21% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.21% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.21% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.11% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.11% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.11% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
  • 15% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 6.9% fail on Transmission (38% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 6.6% fail on Drive shafts (72% worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 6.5% fail on Joints (71% worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 0.11% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.43% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.43% fail on Joints
    • 2.6% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 2.6% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 2.0% fail on Exhaust system (48% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 1.6% fail on Chassis (47% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Chassis condition (46% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 1.2% fail on Bumpers (190% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 0.96% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.43% fail on Tank
      • 0.32% fail on Pipe
      • 0.21% fail on System
      • 0.11% fail on Hose
    • 0.64% fail on Body
      • 0.32% fail on Panel
      • 0.21% fail on Other body component
      • 0.11% fail on Body condition
    • 0.43% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.43% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.32% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.21% fail on Spare wheel condition
      • 0.11% fail on Carrier
    • 0.21% fail on Seats
      • 0.21% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.21% fail on Undertray
    • 0.11% fail on Load security
      • 0.11% fail on Loading door
    • 0.11% fail on Doors
      • 0.11% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.11% fail on Door condition
    • 0.11% fail on Floor
  • 11% fail on Visibility
    • 7.4% fail on Wipers
    • 3.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.64% fail on View to rear
      • 0.64% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.53% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.53% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.32% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.11% fail on Driver's view
  • 8.6% fail on Tyres (36% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 5.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.43% fail on Size/type
  • 6.7% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (42% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 5.9% fail on Seat belts (66% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 5.4% fail on Prescribed areas (110% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.74% fail on Condition
    • 0.96% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 5.9% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 4.0% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 4.0% fail on Compression ignition
        • 2.9% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.74% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.21% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.11% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.11% fail on Exhaust gas recirculation valve
        • 0.11% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.11% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 2.0% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.9% fail on Engine oil leaks (99% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Other leaks
  • 3.4% fail on Steering (51% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 1.7% fail on Steering linkage components (64% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Track rod end (65% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.96% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.85% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.11% fail on Operation
    • 0.64% fail on Power steering
      • 0.32% fail on Operation
      • 0.32% fail on Other components
      • 0.11% fail on Rams
    • 0.11% fail on Steering play
      • 0.11% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.85% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.85% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.64% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.64% fail on Attachment
  • 0.21% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.21% fail on Speedometer