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Ford Transit Connect MOT Results

Registered in 2010
53.2% pass rate
from 6,660 tests in 2020
(12% worse than other 2010 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 2010 vans and highlighted areas where the Ford Transit Connect is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 9.9% fail on Stop lamp (62% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 5.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.39% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.3% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.045% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 3.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.2% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.060% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.8% fail on Individual direction indicators (52% worse than other 2010 vans)
        • 0.30% fail on All direction indicators (120% worse than other 2010 vans)
        • 0.20% fail on Side repeaters (77% better than other 2010 vans)
        • 0.015% fail on Switch
    • 0.77% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.42% fail on Horn (43% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.29% fail on Battery(ies) (130% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.030% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.030% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.51% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.51% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.48% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (75% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.48% fail on Rear fog lamp (75% better than other 2010 vans)
        • 0.48% fail on Rear fog lamp (75% better than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.090% fail on Hazard warning (63% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.090% fail on Switch (63% better than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.045% fail on Rear reflectors (87% better than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.045% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.030% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
      • 0.015% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 20% fail on Brakes (50% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 14% fail on Brake performance (120% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 13% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (190% worse than other 2010 vans)
        • 13% fail on Rbt (sp) (190% worse than other 2010 vans)
        • 0.045% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
        • 0.015% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 3.8% fail on Parking brake performance (130% worse than other 2010 vans)
        • 3.7% fail on Rbt (130% worse than other 2010 vans)
          • 3.3% fail on Parking brake performance (130% worse than other 2010 vans)
          • 0.38% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (130% worse than other 2010 vans)
          • 0.060% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.090% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.060% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.030% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.030% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.030% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.42% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.015% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.015% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.93% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.93% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.54% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.47% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.090% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.2% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 4.1% fail on Brake linings and pads (17% worse than other 2010 vans)
        • 4.1% fail on Brake pads (17% worse than other 2010 vans)
        • 0.015% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.3% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.20% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (53% better than other 2010 vans)
        • 0.14% fail on Cable
        • 0.060% fail on Lever
    • 4.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes (36% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 1.0% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.62% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.53% fail on Electronic stability control (97% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.63% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.51% fail on Pedal
      • 0.12% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.20% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.15% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.015% fail on Servos
      • 0.015% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.015% fail on Valves
    • 0.20% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.17% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.045% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.17% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.15% fail on Parking brake control (72% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Lever (71% better than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.075% fail on Air and vacuum systems (2 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.045% fail on Servos
      • 0.030% fail on Leaks (8 times worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.015% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.015% fail on Other components
  • 14% fail on Body, chassis, structure (110% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 5.6% fail on Transmission (59% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 5.4% fail on Drive shafts (70% worse than other 2010 vans)
        • 5.2% fail on Joints (67% worse than other 2010 vans)
        • 0.15% fail on Drive shaft (2 times worse than other 2010 vans)
        • 0.045% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.24% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.24% fail on Joints
    • 3.9% fail on Exhaust system (2 times worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 3.2% fail on Fuel system (4 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Pipe (9 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.81% fail on Tank (7 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.77% fail on Hose (9 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.42% fail on System (4 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.80% fail on Integral vehicle structure (2 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.80% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (2 times worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.51% fail on Engine mounting (4 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.44% fail on Engine mounting condition (5 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.075% fail on Bracket (3 times worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.47% fail on Chassis (2 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.47% fail on Chassis condition (2 times worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.30% fail on Seats
      • 0.29% fail on Passenger's seat (3 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.015% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.27% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.26% fail on Body
      • 0.12% fail on Panel
      • 0.12% fail on Other body component (60% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.030% fail on Body condition
      • 0.015% fail on Mounting fixings
    • 0.21% fail on Doors
      • 0.15% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.14% fail on Door condition
        • 0.015% fail on Hinge
      • 0.060% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.060% fail on Door condition
    • 0.15% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.090% fail on Carrier
      • 0.060% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.015% fail on Towbar
      • 0.015% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.015% fail on Floor
    • 0.015% fail on Cabs
      • 0.015% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 11% fail on Suspension (21% better than other 2010 vans)
    • 5.6% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.7% fail on Linkage ball joints (30% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.65% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.60% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.38% fail on Pins and bushes (61% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.27% fail on Linkage
      • 0.14% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (76% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.060% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.030% fail on Anti-roll bar
    • 2.4% fail on Wheel bearings (78% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 2.4% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (5 times worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 1.6% fail on Suspension arms (63% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.95% fail on Ball joint dust cover (91% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.65% fail on Ball joint (71% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.060% fail on Pins and bushes (97% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.015% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.39% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.23% fail on Ball joint dust cover (130% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.015% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.26% fail on Springs (93% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.20% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.060% fail on Leaf springs (95% better than other 2010 vans)
        • 0.045% fail on Leaf spring (95% better than other 2010 vans)
        • 0.015% fail on Shackle pins and bushes
    • 0.075% fail on Macpherson strut (76% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.030% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.015% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.015% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.015% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.060% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.030% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.015% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.015% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.045% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.030% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.015% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.030% fail on Shock absorbers (97% better than other 2010 vans)
  • 7.7% fail on Visibility
    • 4.9% fail on Wipers (38% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 2.4% fail on Washers (34% better than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.48% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.48% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.45% fail on View to rear (43% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.45% fail on Mirrors (43% better than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.11% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.045% fail on Driver's view
  • 7.6% fail on Tyres (26% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 4.7% fail on Tread depth (23% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 3.2% fail on Condition (35% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.11% fail on Size/type
  • 6.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (13% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 5.5% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 4.5% fail on Compression ignition
        • 2.3% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 1.7% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (21% better than other 2010 vans)
        • 0.56% fail on Emissions not tested (78% worse than other 2010 vans)
        • 0.075% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.075% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (2 times worse than other 2010 vans)
        • 0.060% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
      • 1.1% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.0% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.060% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.045% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.015% fail on Non catalyst emissions
    • 1.3% fail on Fluid leaks (130% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.63% fail on Engine oil leaks (55% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.54% fail on Other leaks (4 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.090% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.030% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 2.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (42% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 2.4% fail on Seat belts (120% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 2.1% fail on Prescribed areas (5 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.27% fail on Condition (58% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.060% fail on Attachment
      • 0.045% fail on Pre-tensioners (4 times worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.21% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (72% better than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.030% fail on Airbags
      • 0.030% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 2.4% fail on Steering (49% better than other 2010 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on Steering linkage components (72% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.87% fail on Track rod end (77% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.060% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.015% fail on Other components
        • 0.015% fail on Steering component
    • 0.59% fail on Steering gear (87% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.57% fail on Steering rack (100% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.015% fail on Operation
    • 0.56% fail on Power steering
      • 0.18% fail on Other components
      • 0.17% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.12% fail on Operation
      • 0.090% fail on Rams (7 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.045% fail on Pump
    • 0.17% fail on Steering play
      • 0.17% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.030% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.030% fail on Steering column
    • 0.015% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.015% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.015% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 0.75% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.75% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.39% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.35% fail on Attachment (90% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.045% fail on Condition
  • 0.030% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.030% fail on Speedometer