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Ford Transit Connect MOT Results

Registered in 2008
51.8% pass rate
from 11,065 tests in 2017
(8.4% worse than other 2008 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 2008 vans and highlighted areas where the Ford Transit Connect is unusually good or bad.

  • 29% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (6.8% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 13% fail on Registration plate lamp (22% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 11% fail on Stop lamp (56% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 7.1% fail on Position lamps (10% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 6.2% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.3% fail on Rear lamps (44% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.072% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.3% fail on Headlamp aim (16% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 4.0% fail on Headlamps (22% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 4.0% fail on Headlamp (23% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.018% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.018% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.018% fail on Dipswitch
      • 0.0090% fail on Matched pair
    • 1.3% fail on Direction indicators (56% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Flashing type (56% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.91% fail on Individual lamps (52% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.25% fail on Side repeaters (73% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.18% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (55% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Fog lamp (56% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.081% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.0090% fail on Switch
    • 0.87% fail on Battery (100% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.42% fail on Horn (61% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.25% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.15% fail on Switch (45% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Lamp
      • 0.018% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.23% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.13% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.054% fail on Rear reflectors (87% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.027% fail on Trailer electrical socket (84% better than other 2008 vans)
  • 20% fail on Suspension (16% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 9.0% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 8.8% fail on Front drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 8.6% fail on Constant velocity joints (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.14% fail on Drive shafts (4 times worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.090% fail on Couplings (4 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.17% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 8.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (38% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 6.3% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (55% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.74% fail on Linkage condition (52% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on Attachment (46% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.045% fail on Presence (4 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.036% fail on Condition
    • 3.0% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Component mounting (3 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Spring mounting (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.099% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 2.2% fail on Wheel bearings (46% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 2.1% fail on Front (83% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.099% fail on Rear (74% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Suspension arms (62% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (63% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.036% fail on Attachment
      • 0.018% fail on Condition
    • 0.77% fail on Front suspension joints (54% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.18% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.17% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0090% fail on Condition
    • 0.17% fail on Shock absorbers (88% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Condition (88% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.045% fail on Leaf springs (97% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.027% fail on Condition (97% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.0090% fail on Anchor bracket
      • 0.0090% fail on Securing bolts
    • 0.018% fail on Coil springs (99% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.018% fail on Condition (99% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.018% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.018% fail on Condition
    • 0.018% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.018% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.018% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.0090% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0090% fail on Attachment
    • 0.018% fail on Macpherson strut (95% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.018% fail on Condition (95% better than other 2008 vans)
  • 15% fail on Brakes (7.8% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 6.8% fail on Brake performance (22% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 4.1% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.0% fail on Parking brake performance (50% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Front wheels (25% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.56% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.51% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.027% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.018% fail on Brake operation
    • 6.1% fail on Hydraulic systems (31% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 6.0% fail on Components (40% worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 5.7% fail on Pipes (57% worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.27% fail on Hoses (43% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.099% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.054% fail on Valves (75% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.027% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.17% fail on Leaks
      • 0.045% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (77% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.036% fail on Operation (75% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 2.8% fail on Hub components (37% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 2.4% fail on Brake pads (31% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.47% fail on Brake discs (61% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.036% fail on Brake calipers (84% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.018% fail on Wheel cylinder
      • 0.0090% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.0090% fail on Brake back plates
    • 0.96% fail on ABS
    • 0.79% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.79% fail on Pedal
        • 0.75% fail on Anti-slip (40% worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.036% fail on Condition
    • 0.73% fail on Parking brake (36% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.73% fail on Condition (36% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.0090% fail on Fitment
    • 0.099% fail on Mechanical components (75% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.081% fail on Cable (75% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.018% fail on Lever
    • 0.063% fail on Restricted movement (73% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.027% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.018% fail on Components
        • 0.0090% fail on Pipes
        • 0.0090% fail on Valves
      • 0.0090% fail on Leaks
    • 0.018% fail on Electronic stability system (91% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.018% fail on Additional braking devices
  • 9.8% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.9% fail on Wipers (20% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 2.9% fail on Washers (18% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.56% fail on Mirrors (42% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.18% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.0090% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 9.5% fail on Tyres (35% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 5.8% fail on Tread depth (40% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 4.3% fail on Condition (39% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.17% fail on Size/type
    • 0.12% fail on Valve stem
  • 7.9% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (130% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 4.6% fail on Exhaust system (120% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 3.3% fail on Fuel system (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on System (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.82% fail on Pipe (5 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.78% fail on Hose (5 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.47% fail on Tank (3 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.27% fail on Cap
    • 0.53% fail on Emissions not tested (90% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.38% fail on Emissions
  • 2.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.3% fail on Seat belts (77% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 2.0% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.37% fail on Condition (41% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.018% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0090% fail on Requirements
    • 0.20% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (83% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.20% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (82% better than other 2008 vans)
  • 2.4% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (18% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Body condition (43% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.42% fail on Engine mountings (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.32% fail on Vehicle structure (63% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.32% fail on Chassis (63% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.29% fail on Seats
      • 0.26% fail on Passengers (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.036% fail on Drivers (73% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.14% fail on Doors (75% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.099% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.027% fail on Passengers front (87% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.018% fail on Drivers (86% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.036% fail on Body security
    • 0.036% fail on Spare wheel
  • 1.9% fail on Steering (61% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 1.5% fail on Steering system (65% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.85% fail on Track rod end (74% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.34% fail on Steering rack (33% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.063% fail on Free play
        • 0.063% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.054% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.045% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.38% fail on Power steering (35% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on Other components
      • 0.13% fail on Operation (51% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.027% fail on Pump
      • 0.0090% fail on Drive system
      • 0.0090% fail on Rams
    • 0.045% fail on Steering control
      • 0.018% fail on Steering lock
      • 0.018% fail on Steering column
      • 0.0090% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.0090% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.018% fail on Steering operation (83% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.018% fail on Prescribed areas (4 times worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.0090% fail on Locking devices
  • 1.2% fail on Registration plates and VIN (27% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate (28% worse than other 2008 vans)
  • 0.58% fail on Road Wheels (100% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.45% fail on Attachment (130% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.12% fail on Condition
    • 0.0090% fail on Hubs
  • 0.027% fail on Towbars
    • 0.027% fail on Towbar
  • 0.0090% fail on Driving Controls and Speed Limiters
    • 0.0090% fail on Speed limiter