Ford Transit Connect MOT Results

Registered in 2002
44.9% pass rate
from 1,275 tests in 2017
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.

  • 40% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (29% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 24% fail on Registration plate lamp (130% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 11% fail on Stop lamp (58% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 8.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 6.1% fail on Front lamps
      • 2.5% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.24% fail on All position lamps
    • 7.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 6.0% fail on Headlamps (47% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 6.0% fail on Headlamp (51% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 5.7% fail on Direction indicators (37% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 5.7% fail on Flashing type (37% worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 3.8% fail on Individual lamps (45% worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 1.5% fail on All direction indicators (190% worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 0.39% fail on Side repeaters (67% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 4.6% fail on Battery (2 times worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 2.5% fail on Rear fog lamp (39% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 2.4% fail on Fog lamp (40% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.31% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.078% fail on Switch
    • 0.55% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.39% fail on Switch
      • 0.24% fail on Lamp
    • 0.55% fail on Horn (78% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 0.24% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.078% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 28% fail on Suspension
    • 13% fail on Anti-roll bars (190% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 9.6% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 3.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (160% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.55% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.31% fail on Attachment
      • 0.24% fail on Condition
    • 12% fail on Prescribed areas (36% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 5.6% fail on Component mounting
      • 5.6% fail on Spring mounting (49% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.39% fail on Subframe mounting (72% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 5.6% fail on Drive shafts
      • 5.4% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 5.4% fail on Constant velocity joints
        • 0.078% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.16% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.16% fail on Drive shafts
    • 2.7% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 2.5% fail on Front
      • 0.16% fail on Rear
    • 2.4% fail on Suspension arms (52% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 2.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (51% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 1.6% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.71% fail on Leaf springs
      • 0.31% fail on Condition
      • 0.31% fail on Shackle bracket (3 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.078% fail on Anchor bracket
    • 0.47% fail on Shock absorbers (75% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.47% fail on Condition (75% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 0.24% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.24% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.24% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.24% fail on Condition
    • 0.078% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.078% fail on Condition
    • 0.078% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.078% fail on Condition
  • 23% fail on Brakes
    • 14% fail on Brake performance
      • 7.4% fail on Rear wheels
      • 4.8% fail on Front wheels
      • 4.5% fail on Parking brake performance (31% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 3.5% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.1% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.24% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 9.7% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 9.3% fail on Components
        • 8.1% fail on Pipes (30% worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 0.63% fail on Valves (80% better than other 2002 vans)
        • 0.39% fail on Hoses (73% better than other 2002 vans)
        • 0.39% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.63% fail on Leaks
      • 0.078% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.078% fail on Operation
    • 2.8% fail on Hub components
      • 2.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.78% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.16% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.6% fail on Service brake control components (140% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Pedal (140% worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 1.6% fail on Anti-slip (190% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.24% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.16% fail on ABS
  • 13% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 7.4% fail on Wipers
    • 4.7% fail on Washers
    • 2.2% fail on Windscreen (67% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.078% fail on Bonnet
  • 12% fail on Tyres (43% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 7.5% fail on Tread depth (52% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 4.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.71% fail on Size/type
    • 0.31% fail on Valve stem
  • 7.5% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 4.9% fail on Body condition
    • 1.4% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.4% fail on Chassis
    • 0.71% fail on Seats
      • 0.39% fail on Passengers
      • 0.31% fail on Drivers
    • 0.39% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.24% fail on Doors (80% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Drivers
      • 0.078% fail on Passengers front
  • 6.4% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 6.0% fail on Seat belts (45% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 5.6% fail on Prescribed areas (82% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.31% fail on Condition
      • 0.16% fail on Attachment
    • 0.47% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (64% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.39% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (68% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.078% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 4.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (38% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 1.9% fail on Exhaust system (58% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 1.5% fail on Emissions
    • 1.5% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.78% fail on System
      • 0.39% fail on Tank
      • 0.24% fail on Cap
      • 0.078% fail on Pipe
    • 0.16% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 4.3% fail on Steering (43% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 3.6% fail on Steering system (44% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 1.9% fail on Track rod end (58% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.0% fail on Power steering
      • 0.47% fail on Operation
      • 0.31% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.31% fail on Other components
      • 0.16% fail on Rams (6 times worse than other 2002 vans)
  • 1.6% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.63% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.47% fail on Attachment
    • 0.16% fail on Condition
  • 0.078% fail on Towbars
    • 0.078% fail on Vehicle structure