Ford Transit Connect MOT Results

Registered in 2007
48.3% pass rate
from 14,430 tests in 2017
(11% 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.

  • 32% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (13% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 15% fail on Registration plate lamp (35% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 12% fail on Stop lamp (65% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 7.8% fail on Position lamps (9.5% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 6.4% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.6% fail on Rear lamps (37% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.069% fail on All position lamps (62% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 4.7% fail on Headlamp aim (15% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 4.6% fail on Headlamps (36% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 4.6% fail on Headlamp (37% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.014% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.0069% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.0069% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.0069% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.0069% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.0069% fail on Switch
    • 1.5% fail on Battery (140% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 1.5% fail on Direction indicators (56% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Flashing type (56% better than other 2007 vans)
        • 1.0% fail on Individual lamps (54% better than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.28% fail on Side repeaters (71% better than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.18% fail on All direction indicators (49% better than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.0069% fail on Tell tales
        • 0.0069% fail on Switch
    • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (48% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Fog lamp (48% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.069% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.0069% fail on Switch
    • 0.45% fail on Horn (58% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.21% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.17% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.15% fail on Hazard warning (67% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.097% fail on Lamp
      • 0.069% fail on Switch (79% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.069% fail on Trailer electrical socket (65% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.035% fail on Rear reflectors (92% better than other 2007 vans)
  • 25% fail on Suspension (32% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 10% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 10% fail on Front drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2007 vans)
        • 9.9% fail on Constant velocity joints (2 times worse than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.13% fail on Drive shafts (4 times worse than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.055% fail on Couplings
      • 0.21% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension (130% worse than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.21% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 9.9% fail on Anti-roll bars (49% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 7.5% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (67% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 1.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.69% fail on Linkage condition (32% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Attachment
      • 0.083% fail on Condition
      • 0.021% fail on Presence
    • 6.3% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 3.4% fail on Component mounting (3 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 2.8% fail on Spring mounting (2 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 2.8% fail on Wheel bearings (54% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 2.6% fail on Front (88% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on Rear (68% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 1.8% fail on Suspension arms (52% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 1.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (51% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.014% fail on Attachment (80% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.0069% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Front suspension joints (45% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.26% fail on Tie bars/rods (65% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.24% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (74% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.021% fail on Condition
      • 0.0069% fail on Attachment
    • 0.16% fail on Shock absorbers (89% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Condition (89% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.069% fail on Leaf springs (94% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.062% fail on Condition (91% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.0069% fail on Securing bolts
    • 0.049% fail on Sub-frames (62% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.028% fail on Attachment
      • 0.021% fail on Condition
    • 0.014% fail on Coil springs (99% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.014% fail on Condition (99% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.014% fail on Macpherson strut (96% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.014% fail on Condition (96% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.0069% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.0069% fail on Attachment
    • 0.0069% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.0069% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0069% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 18% fail on Brakes
    • 9.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.1% fail on Rear wheels (44% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 4.5% fail on Parking brake performance (22% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 1.8% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.77% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.72% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.083% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.021% fail on Brake operation
    • 7.4% fail on Hydraulic systems (30% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 7.1% fail on Components (37% worse than other 2007 vans)
        • 6.7% fail on Pipes (58% worse than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.33% fail on Hoses (38% better than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.083% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.055% fail on Valves (88% better than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.042% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.0069% fail on Servos
      • 0.28% fail on Leaks
      • 0.12% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (54% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.076% fail on Operation (57% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 2.5% fail on Hub components (43% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 2.0% fail on Brake pads (39% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.64% fail on Brake discs (49% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.035% fail on Brake calipers (85% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.0069% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.0069% fail on Wheel cylinder
    • 1.3% fail on ABS
    • 1.2% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.82% fail on Service brake control components (34% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.82% fail on Pedal (34% worse than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.77% fail on Anti-slip (55% worse than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.055% fail on Condition
    • 0.24% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.15% fail on Mechanical components (60% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Cable (53% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.014% fail on Electronic stability system (94% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.014% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.0069% fail on Full power hydraulic systems
      • 0.0069% fail on Warning
    • 0.0069% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0069% fail on Components
        • 0.0069% fail on Servos
  • 11% fail on Tyres (44% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 6.5% fail on Tread depth (49% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 4.7% fail on Condition (47% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.22% fail on Valve stem (97% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.21% fail on Size/type
  • 10% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.1% fail on Wipers (19% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 3.1% fail on Washers (20% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 1.4% fail on Windscreen (26% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.67% fail on Mirrors (32% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.20% fail on Bonnet
  • 8.0% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (80% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 5.8% fail on Exhaust system (120% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 1.8% fail on Fuel system (86% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.73% fail on System (110% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.40% fail on Pipe (190% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.34% fail on Hose (2 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.20% fail on Tank
      • 0.10% fail on Cap (52% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.71% fail on Emissions
    • 0.67% fail on Emissions not tested (86% worse than other 2007 vans)
  • 4.6% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (49% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 4.3% fail on Seat belts (150% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 4.1% fail on Prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.27% fail on Condition (61% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.042% fail on Requirements
      • 0.014% fail on Attachment (82% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.36% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (75% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.33% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (76% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.049% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 4.5% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (61% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 2.7% fail on Body condition (97% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.82% fail on Vehicle structure (120% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.82% fail on Chassis (120% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.53% fail on Engine mountings (3 times worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.35% fail on Seats
      • 0.29% fail on Passengers (2 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.055% fail on Drivers (67% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.19% fail on Doors (69% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Passengers other (51% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.049% fail on Passengers front (74% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.035% fail on Drivers (79% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.049% fail on Body security
    • 0.035% fail on Spare wheel
    • 0.021% fail on Load security
      • 0.014% fail on Access panel
      • 0.0069% fail on Loading door
  • 1.8% fail on Steering (68% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 1.4% fail on Steering system (72% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.76% fail on Track rod end (80% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.27% fail on Steering rack (61% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint (50% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.097% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.062% fail on Free play (60% better than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.062% fail on Steering rack (59% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.035% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.014% fail on Other components
        • 0.0069% fail on Steering pivot point
        • 0.0069% fail on Steering component
    • 0.44% fail on Power steering (38% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Operation
      • 0.12% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.10% fail on Other components (52% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.035% fail on Pump
      • 0.014% fail on Rams
      • 0.0069% fail on Drive system
    • 0.049% fail on Steering control
      • 0.014% fail on Steering lock
      • 0.014% fail on Steering wheel
      • 0.014% fail on Steering column
      • 0.0069% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.0069% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.0069% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.0069% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.5% fail on Registration plates and VIN (46% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate (46% worse than other 2007 vans)
  • 0.80% fail on Road Wheels (140% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.74% fail on Attachment (190% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.069% fail on Condition
  • 0.014% fail on Towbars (81% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.0069% fail on Towbar
    • 0.0069% fail on Vehicle structure