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Ford Transit Connect MOT Results

Registered in 2004
43.4% pass rate
from 14,292 tests in 2017
(10% worse than other 2004 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 2004 vans and highlighted areas where the Ford Transit Connect is unusually good or bad.

  • 39% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (25% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 23% fail on Registration plate lamp (99% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 11% fail on Stop lamp (49% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 8.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 6.8% fail on Front lamps (11% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.9% fail on Rear lamps (34% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on All position lamps
    • 6.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.2% fail on Direction indicators (27% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 5.2% fail on Flashing type (27% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 4.0% fail on Individual lamps (49% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.77% fail on All direction indicators (57% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.43% fail on Side repeaters (59% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 4.8% fail on Headlamps (25% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 4.8% fail on Headlamp (27% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.014% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.014% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.014% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.0070% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.0070% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.014% fail on Matched pair
    • 3.8% fail on Battery (150% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 1.8% fail on Rear fog lamp (43% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.8% fail on Fog lamp (43% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.084% fail on Tell tale
    • 1.0% fail on Horn (50% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.15% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.15% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.084% fail on Trailer electrical socket (61% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.084% fail on Hazard warning (90% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.056% fail on Switch (90% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.021% fail on Lamp (93% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.0070% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.042% fail on Rear reflectors (89% better than other 2004 vans)
  • 32% fail on Suspension (28% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 16% fail on Anti-roll bars (140% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 10% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (140% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 3.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (92% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.9% fail on Attachment (3 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.8% fail on Linkage condition (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Condition (190% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.049% fail on Presence (3 times worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 13% fail on Prescribed areas (91% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 6.8% fail on Component mounting (78% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 5.8% fail on Spring mounting (88% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.54% fail on Subframe mounting (42% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 11% fail on Drive shafts (140% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 10% fail on Front drive shafts (140% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 10% fail on Constant velocity joints (140% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.091% fail on Couplings (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.084% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.17% fail on Drive shafts (82% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 2.8% fail on Wheel bearings (20% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 2.7% fail on Front (41% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on Rear (70% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 1.8% fail on Suspension arms (61% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (61% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.049% fail on Attachment
    • 1.1% fail on Front suspension joints (53% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.38% fail on Tie bars/rods (110% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.32% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (97% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.049% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.035% fail on Attachment (3 times worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.34% fail on Shock absorbers (83% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.34% fail on Condition (83% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.24% fail on Leaf springs (73% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Condition (63% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.049% fail on Shackle bracket
      • 0.021% fail on Anchor bracket
      • 0.014% fail on Pins and bushes (96% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.014% fail on Shackle (95% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.0070% fail on Securing bolts
    • 0.20% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.17% fail on Condition
      • 0.021% fail on Attachment
    • 0.070% fail on Coil springs (97% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.035% fail on Condition (99% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.035% fail on Location
    • 0.014% fail on Macpherson strut (95% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.014% fail on Condition (95% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.014% fail on Axles (85% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.014% fail on Axle beam
    • 0.0070% fail on General condition
    • 0.0070% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.0070% fail on Suspension unit
  • 21% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Brake performance (7.3% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 5.9% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.4% fail on Parking brake performance (44% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 3.1% fail on Front wheels
      • 2.8% fail on Service brake performance (56% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.65% fail on Brake imbalance (25% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.23% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.049% fail on Brake operation
    • 9.6% fail on Hydraulic systems (11% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 9.1% fail on Components (13% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 8.3% fail on Pipes (39% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.48% fail on Valves (68% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.36% fail on Hoses (63% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.22% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.0070% fail on Servos
      • 0.64% fail on Leaks (32% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.20% fail on Operation
      • 0.15% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (49% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 2.8% fail on Hub components (13% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 2.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.58% fail on Brake discs (40% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.063% fail on Brake calipers (60% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.028% fail on Wheel cylinder
      • 0.0070% fail on Brake linings
    • 1.5% fail on Service brake control components (110% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Pedal (110% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 1.3% fail on Anti-slip (120% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.18% fail on Condition
    • 0.97% fail on ABS (22% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.88% fail on Parking brake (31% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.87% fail on Condition (31% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.0070% fail on Fitment
    • 0.15% fail on Restricted movement (54% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.077% fail on Mechanical components (83% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.063% fail on Cable (84% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.0070% fail on Linkage
      • 0.0070% fail on Lever
    • 0.063% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.035% fail on Components
        • 0.014% fail on Pipes
        • 0.014% fail on Servos
        • 0.0070% fail on Valves
      • 0.014% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
      • 0.0070% fail on Warning
      • 0.0070% fail on Operation
    • 0.021% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.021% fail on Prescribed areas (88% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.014% fail on Actuating linkage mounting
      • 0.0070% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
  • 12% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 7.2% fail on Wipers (14% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 3.7% fail on Washers (22% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 1.5% fail on Windscreen (28% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.74% fail on Mirrors (33% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.22% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.0070% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 11% fail on Tyres (29% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 6.9% fail on Tread depth (33% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 4.5% fail on Condition (27% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.36% fail on Size/type
    • 0.11% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.0070% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 10% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (57% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 7.4% fail on Exhaust system (88% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 2.1% fail on Emissions (36% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Emissions not tested (110% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.71% fail on Fuel system (32% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.38% fail on System
      • 0.14% fail on Pipe
      • 0.13% fail on Cap (63% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.042% fail on Tank (79% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.042% fail on Hose
  • 8.4% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (32% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 5.0% fail on Body condition (45% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 1.8% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.8% fail on Chassis
    • 0.85% fail on Seats (130% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.59% fail on Passengers (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.28% fail on Drivers
    • 0.75% fail on Engine mountings (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.29% fail on Doors (65% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Passengers other (56% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.070% fail on Drivers (65% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.063% fail on Passengers front (73% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.15% fail on Body security
    • 0.056% fail on Spare wheel
    • 0.014% fail on Load security (82% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.0070% fail on Bootlid
      • 0.0070% fail on Loading door
    • 0.0070% fail on Speedometer
  • 7.2% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (34% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 6.9% fail on Seat belts (83% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 6.7% fail on Prescribed areas (130% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.20% fail on Condition (76% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.035% fail on Requirements (74% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.0070% fail on Attachment
    • 0.29% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (83% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (87% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.070% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.0070% fail on Seat belt pre-tensioner
  • 3.4% fail on Steering (51% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 2.4% fail on Steering system (59% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.7% fail on Track rod end (57% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.48% fail on Steering rack (47% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Ball joint (77% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.084% fail on Steering arm (55% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.042% fail on Free play (85% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.042% fail on Steering rack (83% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.014% fail on Drag link end (89% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.014% fail on Other components (89% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.014% fail on Steering pivot point (88% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 1.0% fail on Power steering
      • 0.52% fail on Operation (38% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.41% fail on Other components (61% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Pipes and hoses (53% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.035% fail on Rams
      • 0.0070% fail on Pump
    • 0.042% fail on Steering control (83% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.014% fail on Steering lock
      • 0.0070% fail on Steering wheel
      • 0.0070% fail on Steering column
      • 0.0070% fail on Steering shaft
      • 0.0070% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.0070% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.028% fail on Steering operation (86% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.021% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.014% fail on Prescribed areas (81% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.0070% fail on Rear wheel steering
      • 0.0070% fail on Components
  • 1.2% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.86% fail on Road Wheels (120% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.76% fail on Attachment (150% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.12% fail on Condition
    • 0.0070% fail on Hubs
  • 0.063% fail on Towbars (74% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.049% fail on Towbar
    • 0.014% fail on Vehicle structure (92% better than other 2004 vans)