Ford Transit Connect MOT Results

Registered in 2005
45.9% pass rate
from 14,637 tests in 2017
(8.4% worse than other 2005 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 2005 vans and highlighted areas where the Ford Transit Connect is unusually good or bad.

  • 33% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (11% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 15% fail on Registration plate lamp (41% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 11% fail on Stop lamp (48% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 8.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 6.8% fail on Front lamps (12% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Rear lamps (43% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.096% fail on All position lamps
    • 5.2% fail on Headlamp aim (17% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 4.6% fail on Headlamps (23% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 4.6% fail on Headlamp (25% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.014% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.014% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.014% fail on Dipswitch
      • 0.0068% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.0068% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.0068% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.0068% fail on Switch
    • 4.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.3% fail on Individual lamps (28% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.54% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.39% fail on Side repeaters (59% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.014% fail on Switch (80% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.0068% fail on Tell tales
    • 2.6% fail on Battery (110% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (58% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Fog lamp (57% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.055% fail on Tell tale (61% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.0068% fail on Switch
    • 1.1% fail on Horn (38% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.23% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.22% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.12% fail on Hazard warning (80% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.082% fail on Switch (80% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.048% fail on Lamp (79% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.014% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.096% fail on Trailer electrical socket (56% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.075% fail on Rear reflectors (82% better than other 2005 vans)
  • 29% fail on Suspension (26% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 13% fail on Anti-roll bars (110% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 9.6% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (130% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 2.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (45% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Linkage condition (190% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.97% fail on Attachment (190% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Condition (110% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.055% fail on Presence (2 times worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 11% fail on Prescribed areas (120% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 5.9% fail on Component mounting (120% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 5.2% fail on Spring mounting (100% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.42% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 9.4% fail on Drive shafts (140% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 9.1% fail on Front drive shafts (150% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 9.0% fail on Constant velocity joints (140% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.082% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.068% fail on Couplings (140% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.23% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension (110% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.23% fail on Drive shafts (160% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 3.3% fail on Wheel bearings (47% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 3.1% fail on Front (73% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.18% fail on Rear (62% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 1.7% fail on Suspension arms (62% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 1.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (62% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.061% fail on Attachment
      • 0.014% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Front suspension joints (52% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.27% fail on Tie bars/rods (85% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.23% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (74% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.034% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.014% fail on Condition
    • 0.22% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.22% fail on Condition (140% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.20% fail on Leaf springs (79% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Condition (66% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.020% fail on Spring eye
      • 0.014% fail on Anchor bracket
      • 0.014% fail on Shackle bracket
      • 0.0068% fail on Spring saddle
    • 0.18% fail on Shock absorbers (91% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.18% fail on Condition (91% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.055% fail on Coil springs (98% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.041% fail on Condition (99% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.014% fail on Location
    • 0.034% fail on Macpherson strut (84% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.034% fail on Condition (84% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.020% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.020% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0068% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.0068% fail on Condition
    • 0.0068% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.0068% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0068% fail on Axles
      • 0.0068% fail on Clearance
  • 19% fail on Brakes
    • 8.9% fail on Hydraulic systems (18% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 8.6% fail on Components (22% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 8.2% fail on Pipes (53% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.27% fail on Hoses (69% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.12% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.082% fail on Valves (92% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.020% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.0068% fail on Servos
      • 0.35% fail on Leaks
      • 0.14% fail on Operation
      • 0.13% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (59% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 7.8% fail on Brake performance (26% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 4.6% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.6% fail on Parking brake performance (55% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 2.0% fail on Front wheels (33% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.89% fail on Service brake performance (33% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.74% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.14% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.027% fail on Brake operation
    • 2.7% fail on Hub components (17% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 2.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.65% fail on Brake discs (33% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.020% fail on Brake calipers (87% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 2.2% fail on ABS (47% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Service brake control components (94% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Pedal (94% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 1.2% fail on Anti-slip (120% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.075% fail on Condition
    • 0.70% fail on Parking brake (43% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.70% fail on Condition (43% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.25% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.055% fail on Mechanical components (87% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.034% fail on Cable (90% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.014% fail on Lever
      • 0.0068% fail on Pivot
    • 0.034% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.020% fail on Components
        • 0.0068% fail on Pipes
        • 0.0068% fail on Servos
        • 0.0068% fail on Pump/compressors
      • 0.0068% fail on Operation
      • 0.0068% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
    • 0.020% fail on Electronic stability system (75% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.0068% fail on Additional braking devices
    • 0.0068% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.0068% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
  • 11% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.7% fail on Wipers
    • 3.5% fail on Washers (16% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.72% fail on Mirrors (32% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.096% fail on Bonnet (48% better than other 2005 vans)
  • 11% fail on Tyres (33% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 6.8% fail on Tread depth (39% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 4.4% fail on Condition (31% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.29% fail on Size/type
    • 0.14% fail on Valve stem
  • 9.4% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (60% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 7.0% fail on Exhaust system (93% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 1.9% fail on Emissions (53% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.89% fail on Emissions not tested (82% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.74% fail on Fuel system (36% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.36% fail on System
      • 0.22% fail on Pipe
      • 0.096% fail on Cap (67% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.034% fail on Tank (85% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.027% fail on Hose
  • 7.3% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (38% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 4.6% fail on Body condition (66% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.3% fail on Chassis
    • 0.79% fail on Engine mountings (3 times worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.66% fail on Seats (63% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.46% fail on Passengers (2 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Drivers
    • 0.25% fail on Doors (70% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Passengers front (63% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.096% fail on Passengers other (71% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.061% fail on Drivers (71% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.089% fail on Body security
    • 0.041% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.020% fail on Load security
      • 0.0068% fail on Bootlid
      • 0.0068% fail on Tailgate
      • 0.0068% fail on Loading door
    • 0.020% fail on Spare wheel (83% better than other 2005 vans)
  • 5.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (9.9% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 5.0% fail on Seat belts (63% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 4.9% fail on Prescribed areas (120% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on Condition (83% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.041% fail on Attachment
      • 0.027% fail on Requirements (73% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.31% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (83% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.28% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (84% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.048% fail on Drivers airbag (61% better than other 2005 vans)
  • 3.9% fail on Steering (38% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 2.6% fail on Steering system (52% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Track rod end (59% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.69% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint (60% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Free play (51% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.10% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.068% fail on Steering arm (55% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.048% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.014% fail on Other components (83% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.014% fail on Steering pivot point (81% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.0068% fail on Steering damper
    • 1.3% fail on Power steering (70% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.81% fail on Operation (120% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.41% fail on Other components (99% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.089% fail on Pipes and hoses (51% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.075% fail on Rams (2 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.020% fail on Drive system
      • 0.014% fail on Pump
    • 0.061% fail on Steering control (60% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.027% fail on Steering column
      • 0.020% fail on Steering lock
      • 0.014% fail on Steering shaft
    • 0.034% fail on Steering operation (76% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.020% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.020% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.2% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.92% fail on Road Wheels (140% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.80% fail on Attachment (170% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.12% fail on Condition
  • 0.020% fail on Towbars (87% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.020% fail on Towbar