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Ford Transit Connect MOT Results

Registered in 2005
46.7% pass rate
from 13,579 tests in 2020
(8.6% 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.

  • 26% fail on Suspension (22% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 13% fail on Anti-roll bars (100% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 5.5% fail on Linkage ball joints (170% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 2.8% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (120% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Ball joint (180% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint dust cover (120% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.95% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.94% fail on Linkage (120% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.54% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (2 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.41% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting (5 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.36% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (49% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Anti-roll bar (120% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 11% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (130% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 3.3% fail on Wheel bearings (57% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 3.0% fail on Suspension arms (55% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Ball joint dust cover (27% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint (74% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.38% fail on Pins and bushes (76% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.074% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.0074% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.5% fail on Springs (60% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.86% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (48% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.65% fail on Leaf springs (27% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.55% fail on Leaf spring
        • 0.052% fail on Shackle bracket
        • 0.022% fail on Anchor bracket
        • 0.015% fail on Spring saddle
        • 0.0074% fail on Fixings and fixing bolts
        • 0.0074% fail on Shackle pins and bushes
      • 0.037% fail on Coil springs (98% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.029% fail on Coil spring (99% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.0074% fail on Mounting
    • 0.60% fail on Other suspension component (31% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.32% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.23% fail on Ball joint (58% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.022% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.022% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.015% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.50% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.27% fail on Sub-frame (110% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.24% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (39% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.0074% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.15% fail on Suspension rods (100% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.081% fail on Ball joint dust cover (190% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.029% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.015% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.015% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (7 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.015% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.11% fail on Shock absorbers (94% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.059% fail on Macpherson strut (70% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.029% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.022% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.0074% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.0074% fail on Axles
      • 0.0074% fail on Axle
  • 25% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (7.7% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 9.5% fail on Stop lamp (47% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 7.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (47% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 5.3% fail on Headlamps (28% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 5.1% fail on Headlamp (34% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on Headlamp levelling device (58% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.022% fail on Matched pair
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.8% fail on Headlamp aim (12% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.47% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (39% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 4.0% fail on Direction indicators (15% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 4.0% fail on Flashing type (15% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 3.2% fail on Individual direction indicators (31% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.43% fail on All direction indicators (62% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.37% fail on Side repeaters (63% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.029% fail on Switch
    • 3.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.7% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.066% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.7% fail on Electrical equipment (31% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.96% fail on Battery(ies) (66% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.68% fail on Horn (59% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.096% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.037% fail on Trailer electrical socket (70% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 1.4% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (52% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Rear fog lamp (52% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 1.4% fail on Rear fog lamp (51% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.0074% fail on Switch
    • 0.096% fail on Hazard warning (82% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.096% fail on Switch (82% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.074% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.052% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
      • 0.022% fail on Main beam tell-tale
    • 0.059% fail on Rear reflectors (86% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.0074% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.0074% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 22% fail on Body, chassis, structure (65% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 9.7% fail on Transmission (120% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 9.4% fail on Drive shafts (150% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 9.2% fail on Joints (160% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.096% fail on Drive shaft (120% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.052% fail on Flexible couplings (170% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.015% fail on Bearing housing
      • 0.35% fail on Prop shafts (60% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.35% fail on Joints
    • 7.0% fail on Exhaust system (100% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 3.6% fail on Integral vehicle structure (88% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 3.6% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (89% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.066% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.066% fail on Sub-frame condition (150% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.015% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 2.1% fail on Chassis
      • 2.1% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.6% fail on Bumpers (2 times worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.96% fail on Engine mounting (3 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.77% fail on Engine mounting condition (3 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.18% fail on Bracket (2 times worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.72% fail on Body
      • 0.39% fail on Other body component
      • 0.28% fail on Panel
      • 0.044% fail on Body condition
      • 0.0074% fail on Mounting fixings
    • 0.71% fail on Seats (87% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.51% fail on Passenger's seat (2 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.20% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.54% fail on Fuel system (37% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.24% fail on Pipe
      • 0.088% fail on Hose
      • 0.088% fail on System
      • 0.074% fail on Tank (68% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.074% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (70% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.25% fail on Doors (65% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Other passenger's door (64% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.096% fail on Door condition (64% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.0074% fail on Catch
      • 0.074% fail on Driver's door (63% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.052% fail on Door condition (68% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.022% fail on Hinge
      • 0.074% fail on Front passenger's door (70% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.074% fail on Door condition (69% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.081% fail on Cabs (65% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.081% fail on Prescribed areas (54% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.066% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.037% fail on Carrier
      • 0.029% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.059% fail on Floor
    • 0.052% fail on Towbar (75% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.029% fail on Vehicle structure (80% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.022% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.029% fail on Undertray
    • 0.0074% fail on Load security
      • 0.0074% fail on Access panel
    • 0.0074% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.0074% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 18% fail on Brakes
    • 8.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes (55% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 7.7% fail on Brake performance (27% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 3.7% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.7% fail on Rbt
          • 2.9% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.99% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.059% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.052% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
          • 0.0074% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.0074% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0074% fail on Service brake performance
      • 3.0% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (51% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 2.9% fail on Rbt (sp) (51% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.0074% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 1.9% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (26% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 1.9% fail on Rbt (sp) (26% better than other 2005 vans)
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake imbalance (28% better than other 2005 vans)
          • 0.96% fail on Service brake performance (27% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.0074% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 1.5% fail on Parking brake performance (39% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt (39% better than other 2005 vans)
          • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance (37% better than other 2005 vans)
          • 0.11% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (52% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.037% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.015% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.015% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.0074% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.0074% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0074% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.38% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.6% fail on Mechanical brake components (27% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 2.0% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.9% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.022% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.76% fail on Brake discs and drums (41% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.75% fail on Brake discs (39% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.015% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.096% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (83% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.066% fail on Cable (85% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.022% fail on Lever (77% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.0074% fail on Linkage
    • 2.1% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 2.1% fail on Anti-lock braking system (18% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.022% fail on Electronic stability control (83% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.86% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.68% fail on Pedal (34% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.20% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.41% fail on Parking brake control (39% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.41% fail on Lever (39% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.27% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.14% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.081% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.037% fail on Valves
      • 0.015% fail on Master cylinder
      • 0.0074% fail on Servos
    • 0.20% fail on Flexible brake hoses (54% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.14% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (48% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.088% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
      • 0.052% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.088% fail on Load sensing valves (90% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.037% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.022% fail on Servos
      • 0.015% fail on Leaks
  • 11% fail on Visibility
    • 5.9% fail on Wipers (14% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 4.0% fail on Washers
    • 0.78% fail on Condition of glass (55% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.78% fail on Windscreen (59% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.62% fail on View to rear (26% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.62% fail on Mirrors (25% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.20% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.14% fail on Driver's view
  • 9.2% fail on Tyres (35% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 5.6% fail on Tread depth (32% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 4.0% fail on Condition (46% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.35% fail on Size/type
  • 6.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (39% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 6.3% fail on Seat belts (120% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 6.2% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.18% fail on Condition (77% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.022% fail on Requirements (73% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.0074% fail on Pre-tensioners
    • 0.29% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (85% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.022% fail on Airbags
      • 0.022% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 6.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (16% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 4.9% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 4.5% fail on Compression ignition (17% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 2.9% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (20% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 1.3% fail on Emissions not tested (80% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.21% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.15% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (73% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.096% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.052% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.0074% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0074% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.0074% fail on Pre 01/01/1980 visual
      • 0.49% fail on Spark ignition (37% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.29% fail on Catalyst emissions (67% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.10% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (81% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.081% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.0074% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0074% fail on NOx sensor
        • 0.0074% fail on Non catalyst emissions
    • 1.5% fail on Fluid leaks (59% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Engine oil leaks (77% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.044% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
      • 0.022% fail on Transmission oil leaks
    • 0.029% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.029% fail on Sound deadening material
      • 0.0074% fail on Undertray
  • 3.7% fail on Steering (41% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 2.0% fail on Steering linkage components (56% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 1.7% fail on Track rod end (59% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.22% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.066% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.022% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.022% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.83% fail on Power steering (32% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.39% fail on Other components (57% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.29% fail on Operation
      • 0.081% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.066% fail on Rams (180% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.029% fail on Pump
    • 0.73% fail on Steering gear (26% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.71% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.0074% fail on Operation
      • 0.0074% fail on Steering box
    • 0.22% fail on Steering play
      • 0.22% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.037% fail on Steering column
    • 0.022% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.0074% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.0074% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.0074% fail on Flexible coupling
  • 1.1% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plates
    • 0.015% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.85% fail on Road Wheels (130% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.73% fail on Attachment (150% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.13% fail on Condition
  • 0.022% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.022% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.015% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.0074% fail on Anchorages
    • 0.0074% fail on Belt(s)/padding