Ford Transit Connect MOT Results

Registered in 2007
47.1% pass rate
from 13,234 tests in 2020
(14% worse than other 2007 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 2007 vans and highlighted areas where the Ford Transit Connect is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (14% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 10% fail on Stop lamp (56% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 6.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (32% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 5.2% fail on Headlamps (41% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 5.1% fail on Headlamp (44% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on Headlamp levelling device (28% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.0076% fail on Dipswitch
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamp aim (4.2% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim (6.1% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.39% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (19% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 1.9% fail on Direction indicators (38% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 1.9% fail on Flashing type (38% better than other 2007 vans)
        • 1.4% fail on Individual direction indicators (34% better than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.42% fail on Side repeaters (50% better than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.083% fail on All direction indicators (52% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (50% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (50% better than other 2007 vans)
        • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (49% better than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.038% fail on Switch (52% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Electrical equipment (22% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.74% fail on Battery(ies) (130% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.51% fail on Horn (56% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.083% fail on Electrical wiring (41% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.023% fail on Trailer electrical socket (74% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.48% fail on Position lamps (2.2% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.48% fail on Position lamp (2.9% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.015% fail on All position lamps (5.3% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.045% fail on Hazard warning (87% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.045% fail on Switch (87% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.038% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (49% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.030% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (48% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.0076% fail on Main beam tell-tale
    • 0.030% fail on Rear reflectors (93% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.023% fail on Reversing lamps (3 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.023% fail on Reversing lamps (3 times worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.015% fail on Outline marker lamps (60% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.015% fail on Outline marker lamp (58% better than other 2007 vans)
  • 22% fail on Suspension (16% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 11% fail on Anti-roll bars (53% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 4.3% fail on Linkage ball joints (79% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 3.3% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (87% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 1.7% fail on Ball joint dust cover (100% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint (87% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.70% fail on Pins and bushes (43% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.54% fail on Linkage (21% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.20% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (69% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Anti-roll bar (40% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.030% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (55% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.0076% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 8.6% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 3.4% fail on Suspension arms (48% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 1.7% fail on Ball joint dust cover (29% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint (67% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.51% fail on Pins and bushes (68% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.038% fail on Suspension arm (58% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.023% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (26% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 2.9% fail on Wheel bearings (47% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.76% fail on Springs (79% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.63% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (75% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Leaf springs (93% better than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.068% fail on Leaf spring (94% better than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.015% fail on Anchor bracket (64% better than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.0076% fail on Spring saddle
        • 0.0076% fail on Shackle bracket
        • 0.0076% fail on Shackle pins and bushes
      • 0.030% fail on Coil springs (98% better than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.030% fail on Coil spring (98% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.61% fail on Other suspension component (20% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.33% fail on Ball joint dust cover (44% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.30% fail on Ball joint (38% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.23% fail on Shock absorbers (83% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.18% fail on Sub-frames (45% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.098% fail on Sub-frame (18% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.068% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (46% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.0076% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0076% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.15% fail on Suspension rods (58% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.098% fail on Ball joint dust cover (170% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.045% fail on Ball joint (52% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.0076% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.030% fail on Macpherson strut (87% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.023% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.0076% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 20% fail on Body, chassis, structure (89% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 9.5% fail on Transmission (130% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 9.1% fail on Drive shafts (170% worse than other 2007 vans)
        • 8.9% fail on Joints (170% worse than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.14% fail on Drive shaft (2 times worse than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.030% fail on Flexible couplings (120% worse than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.023% fail on Bearing housing (150% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.42% fail on Prop shafts (45% better than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.42% fail on Joints (30% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.023% fail on Belts (2 times worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 5.8% fail on Exhaust system (130% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 3.6% fail on Integral vehicle structure (160% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 3.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (160% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.023% fail on Sub-frame (64% worse than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.023% fail on Sub-frame condition (94% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.015% fail on Strengthening plate (67% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 1.8% fail on Chassis (77% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 1.8% fail on Chassis condition (78% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.0076% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 1.1% fail on Fuel system (93% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.38% fail on Hose (3 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.36% fail on Pipe (2 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (15% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Tank (1.2% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.045% fail on System (120% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.82% fail on Engine mounting (2 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.67% fail on Engine mounting condition (2 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on Bracket (2 times worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.79% fail on Bumpers (190% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.39% fail on Body (35% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.23% fail on Other body component (37% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Panel (27% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.030% fail on Body condition (16% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.0076% fail on Pillar
    • 0.36% fail on Seats (31% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.33% fail on Passenger's seat (2 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.030% fail on Driver's seat (83% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.23% fail on Doors (62% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on Other passenger's door (52% better than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.091% fail on Door condition (61% better than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.015% fail on Catch (14% better than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.015% fail on Hinge (180% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.076% fail on Front passenger's door (66% better than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.068% fail on Door condition (69% better than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.0076% fail on Hinge
      • 0.038% fail on Driver's door (75% better than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.023% fail on Door condition (83% better than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.015% fail on Catch (18% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.091% fail on Cabs (44% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.091% fail on Prescribed areas (27% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.068% fail on Spare wheel (33% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.053% fail on Spare wheel condition (55% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.015% fail on Carrier (78% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.060% fail on Floor (2.8% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.060% fail on Undertray (130% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.0076% fail on Towbar
      • 0.0076% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.0076% fail on Load security
      • 0.0076% fail on Loading door
    • 0.0076% fail on Passenger compartment
  • 19% fail on Brakes (7.1% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 11% fail on Brake performance (6.3% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 5.5% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (14% better than other 2007 vans)
        • 5.4% fail on Rbt (sp) (14% better than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.038% fail on Plate brake tester (sp) (97% worse than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.015% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (70% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 4.4% fail on Service brake performance (34% worse than other 2007 vans)
        • 4.4% fail on Rbt (35% worse than other 2007 vans)
          • 3.6% fail on Service brake performance (36% worse than other 2007 vans)
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake imbalance (32% worse than other 2007 vans)
          • 0.015% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (160% worse than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.053% fail on Plate brake tester (16% better than other 2007 vans)
          • 0.030% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (36% better than other 2007 vans)
          • 0.023% fail on Service brake performance (47% worse than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.0076% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0076% fail on Service brake performance
      • 3.0% fail on Parking brake performance (20% worse than other 2007 vans)
        • 2.9% fail on Rbt (21% worse than other 2007 vans)
          • 2.7% fail on Parking brake performance (22% worse than other 2007 vans)
          • 0.22% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (11% worse than other 2007 vans)
          • 0.045% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (10% better than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.068% fail on Plate brake tester (8.4% worse than other 2007 vans)
          • 0.038% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (11% worse than other 2007 vans)
          • 0.023% fail on Parking brake performance (9.3% better than other 2007 vans)
          • 0.0076% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.9% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (19% worse than other 2007 vans)
        • 1.9% fail on Rbt (sp) (18% worse than other 2007 vans)
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake imbalance (47% worse than other 2007 vans)
          • 0.85% fail on Service brake performance (8.0% better than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.023% fail on Plate brake tester (sp) (2 times worse than other 2007 vans)
          • 0.023% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.0076% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.40% fail on Brake performance not tested (27% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 7.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes (52% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 2.5% fail on Mechanical brake components (43% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Brake linings and pads (42% better than other 2007 vans)
        • 1.6% fail on Brake pads (43% better than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.023% fail on Brake linings (30% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.94% fail on Brake discs and drums (43% better than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.93% fail on Brake discs (44% better than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.015% fail on Brake drums (11% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.23% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (58% better than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.17% fail on Cable (56% better than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.053% fail on Lever (51% better than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.0076% fail on Pivot
    • 1.6% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (0.41% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Anti-lock braking system (14% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.023% fail on Electronic stability control (94% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.0076% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.99% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (48% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.51% fail on Hand lever (120% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.50% fail on Pedal (11% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.73% fail on Parking brake control (22% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.73% fail on Lever (22% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.0076% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.23% fail on Flexible brake hoses (28% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.17% fail on Hydraulic systems (11% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on Brake fluid (4.8% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.023% fail on Master cylinder (85% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.015% fail on Reservoirs (56% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.0076% fail on Servos
      • 0.0076% fail on Valves
    • 0.098% fail on Load sensing valves (78% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.068% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (71% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.060% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (1.5% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.0076% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.023% fail on Other components and prescribed areas (75% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.015% fail on Other components (19% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.0076% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.0076% fail on Other braking system component
    • 0.0076% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0076% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
    • 0.0076% fail on Pressure storage reservoirs
      • 0.0076% fail on Air and vacuum systems
  • 9.9% fail on Visibility (5.7% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 6.0% fail on Wipers (30% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 3.3% fail on Washers (19% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.66% fail on Condition of glass (49% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.66% fail on Windscreen (51% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.60% fail on View to rear (23% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.59% fail on Mirrors (23% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.0076% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.23% fail on Bonnet (10% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.098% fail on Driver's view (31% better than other 2007 vans)
  • 9.9% fail on Tyres (49% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 5.8% fail on Tread depth (43% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 4.5% fail on Condition (66% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.29% fail on Size/type (1.6% better than other 2007 vans)
  • 8.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (37% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 7.6% fail on Exhaust emissions (35% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 5.4% fail on Compression ignition (27% worse than other 2007 vans)
        • 3.0% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (61% worse than other 2007 vans)
        • 1.3% fail on Emissions not tested (110% worse than other 2007 vans)
        • 1.2% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (32% better than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.20% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (95% worse than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.060% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (45% better than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.045% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (98% worse than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.015% fail on Emission control equipment (58% better than other 2007 vans)
          • 0.0076% fail on Particulate filter
          • 0.0076% fail on Exhaust gas recirculation valve
        • 0.0076% fail on Pre 01/01/1980 visual
      • 2.2% fail on Spark ignition (57% worse than other 2007 vans)
        • 2.0% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (59% worse than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.13% fail on Catalyst emissions (16% worse than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.098% fail on Emissions not tested (48% worse than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.023% fail on Non catalyst emissions (18% worse than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.0076% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0076% fail on NOx sensor
    • 1.2% fail on Fluid leaks (61% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.99% fail on Engine oil leaks (71% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Other leaks (73% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.023% fail on Transmission oil leaks (44% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.023% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks (26% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.045% fail on Noise suppression (3 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.030% fail on Undertray (3 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.023% fail on Sound deadening material (5 times worse than other 2007 vans)
  • 6.3% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (69% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 6.0% fail on Seat belts (170% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 5.7% fail on Prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.31% fail on Condition (59% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.015% fail on Attachment (74% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.015% fail on Requirements (72% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.32% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (79% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.0076% fail on Airbags
      • 0.0076% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 2.6% fail on Steering (59% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 1.7% fail on Steering linkage components (64% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Track rod end (68% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint (25% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.053% fail on Drag link end (32% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.023% fail on Steering arm (33% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.023% fail on Other components (25% worse than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.015% fail on Steering linkage (9.4% worse than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.0076% fail on Steering component
      • 0.0076% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.51% fail on Steering gear (48% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.48% fail on Steering rack (48% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.015% fail on Operation (50% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.0076% fail on Steering box
    • 0.30% fail on Power steering (49% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Other components (19% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.045% fail on Pipes and hoses (72% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.045% fail on Pump (78% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.038% fail on Operation (81% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.015% fail on Rams (46% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.15% fail on Steering play (25% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Steering rack (19% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.015% fail on Steering column (53% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.015% fail on Steering coupling (41% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.0076% fail on Flexible coupling
      • 0.0076% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.0076% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.0076% fail on Steering wheel
  • 1.2% fail on Identification of the vehicle (56% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plates (57% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.0076% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.76% fail on Road Wheels (99% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.63% fail on Attachment (110% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.14% fail on Condition (90% worse than other 2007 vans)
  • 0.023% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter (15% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.023% fail on Speedometer (9.4% worse than other 2007 vans)