Ford Transit Connect MOT Results

Registered in 2009
54.7% pass rate
from 6,600 tests in 2017
(9.6% worse than other 2009 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 2009 vans and highlighted areas where the Ford Transit Connect is unusually good or bad.

  • 27% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (9.1% worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 12% fail on Registration plate lamp (13% worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 10% fail on Stop lamp (58% worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 6.0% fail on Position lamps (17% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 5.1% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.1% fail on Rear lamps (45% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.091% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.0% fail on Headlamps (32% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 3.9% fail on Headlamp (33% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.015% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.015% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.015% fail on Matched pair
    • 2.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.7% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.32% fail on Side repeaters (61% better than other 2009 vans)
        • 0.26% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.015% fail on Tell tales
    • 0.80% fail on Battery (170% worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.73% fail on Rear fog lamp (63% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.73% fail on Fog lamp (62% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.045% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.32% fail on Horn (61% better than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.15% fail on Hazard warning (54% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.091% fail on Lamp
      • 0.061% fail on Switch (73% better than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.15% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.14% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.076% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.045% fail on Rear reflectors (86% better than other 2009 vans)
  • 16% fail on Suspension
    • 8.4% fail on Drive shafts (200% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 8.3% fail on Front drive shafts (200% worse than other 2009 vans)
        • 8.1% fail on Constant velocity joints (200% worse than other 2009 vans)
        • 0.18% fail on Drive shafts (7 times worse than other 2009 vans)
        • 0.061% fail on Couplings
      • 0.12% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.12% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 5.2% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 4.0% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (20% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.89% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (30% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.29% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.076% fail on Attachment
      • 0.030% fail on Condition
      • 0.015% fail on Presence
    • 1.7% fail on Wheel bearings (35% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 1.7% fail on Front (72% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.061% fail on Rear (81% better than other 2009 vans)
    • 1.7% fail on Prescribed areas (6 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Component mounting (7 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.67% fail on Spring mounting (6 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.061% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.85% fail on Suspension arms (68% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.82% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (69% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.030% fail on Attachment
    • 0.67% fail on Front suspension joints (45% better than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.14% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.14% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.076% fail on Shock absorbers (94% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.076% fail on Condition (94% better than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.015% fail on General condition
    • 0.015% fail on Leaf springs
      • 0.015% fail on Condition
    • 0.015% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 14% fail on Brakes (9.5% worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 7.8% fail on Brake performance (20% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 4.7% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 4.0% fail on Rear wheels (40% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.59% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.36% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.061% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.015% fail on Brake operation
    • 4.8% fail on Hydraulic systems (38% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 4.7% fail on Components (44% worse than other 2009 vans)
        • 4.3% fail on Pipes (59% worse than other 2009 vans)
        • 0.36% fail on Hoses
        • 0.091% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.030% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.030% fail on Valves
      • 0.21% fail on Leaks
      • 0.091% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.015% fail on Operation
    • 2.8% fail on Hub components (31% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 2.5% fail on Brake pads (23% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.53% fail on Brake discs (49% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.030% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.030% fail on Brake calipers (83% better than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.86% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.86% fail on Condition
    • 0.56% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.56% fail on Pedal
        • 0.52% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.045% fail on Condition
    • 0.56% fail on ABS
    • 0.12% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.11% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.061% fail on Mechanical components (79% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.061% fail on Cable (74% better than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.015% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.015% fail on Leaks
  • 9.3% fail on Tyres (43% worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 5.7% fail on Tread depth (48% worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 3.9% fail on Condition (38% worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.17% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.11% fail on Size/type
  • 8.9% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.5% fail on Wipers (29% worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 2.6% fail on Washers (20% better than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.98% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.58% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.091% fail on Bonnet
  • 6.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (170% worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 3.3% fail on Exhaust system (120% worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 3.1% fail on Fuel system (3 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on System (3 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.86% fail on Pipe (7 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.62% fail on Hose (6 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.42% fail on Tank (3 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Cap
    • 0.35% fail on Emissions not tested (87% worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.20% fail on Emissions
  • 2.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.9% fail on Seat belts (110% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Prescribed areas (5 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.39% fail on Condition
      • 0.030% fail on Requirements
      • 0.030% fail on Attachment
    • 0.091% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (88% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.076% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (89% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.030% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 1.9% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (28% worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.95% fail on Body condition (66% worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.35% fail on Seats (81% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.35% fail on Passengers (4 times worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.32% fail on Engine mountings (2 times worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.17% fail on Vehicle structure (2 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Chassis (2 times worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.12% fail on Doors (73% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.076% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.030% fail on Passengers front (82% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.015% fail on Drivers
    • 0.030% fail on Load security
      • 0.015% fail on Access panel
      • 0.015% fail on Loading door
  • 1.4% fail on Steering (63% better than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.97% fail on Steering system (70% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.45% fail on Track rod end (83% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.27% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.091% fail on Free play
        • 0.091% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.045% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.015% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.015% fail on Other components
        • 0.015% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.39% fail on Power steering
      • 0.20% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.11% fail on Other components
      • 0.091% fail on Operation
      • 0.045% fail on Pump
      • 0.015% fail on Rams
    • 0.045% fail on Steering control
      • 0.030% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.015% fail on Flexible coupling
        • 0.015% fail on Universal joint
      • 0.015% fail on Steering column
  • 1.2% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.41% fail on Road Wheels (83% worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.33% fail on Attachment (120% worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.076% fail on Condition
  • 0.015% fail on Towbars
    • 0.015% fail on Towbar