Ford Transit Connect MOT Results

Registered in 2010
56.3% pass rate
from 5,817 tests in 2017
(11% 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.

  • 25% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 10% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 9.4% fail on Stop lamp (54% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 6.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.8% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.74% fail on Rear lamps (59% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.052% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.4% fail on Individual lamps (37% worse than other 2010 vans)
        • 0.36% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.19% fail on Side repeaters (76% better than other 2010 vans)
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.6% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.48% fail on Battery (170% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.33% fail on Horn (50% better than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.28% fail on Rear fog lamp (84% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.28% fail on Fog lamp (84% better than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.12% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.12% fail on Hazard warning (60% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.086% fail on Switch
      • 0.034% fail on Lamp
    • 0.086% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.069% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.017% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 17% fail on Brakes (47% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 12% fail on Brake performance (130% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 10% fail on Parking brake performance (200% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 4.9% fail on Rear wheels (120% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.29% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.28% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.052% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.5% fail on Hub components
      • 4.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.77% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.10% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.034% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.017% fail on Brake back plates
    • 2.9% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 2.9% fail on Components
        • 2.6% fail on Pipes
        • 0.26% fail on Hoses
        • 0.086% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.069% fail on Leaks
      • 0.034% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.64% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.64% fail on Pedal
        • 0.64% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.60% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.60% fail on Condition
    • 0.46% fail on Electronic stability system (2 times worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.43% fail on ABS
    • 0.14% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.10% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.086% fail on Cable
      • 0.017% fail on Pivot
    • 0.034% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.017% fail on Operation
      • 0.017% fail on Components
        • 0.017% fail on Pipes
      • 0.017% fail on Leaks
    • 0.017% fail on Additional braking devices
    • 0.017% fail on Locking devices
  • 12% fail on Suspension (14% better than other 2010 vans)
    • 5.1% fail on Drive shafts (79% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 4.9% fail on Front drive shafts (78% worse than other 2010 vans)
        • 4.7% fail on Constant velocity joints (72% worse than other 2010 vans)
        • 0.14% fail on Drive shafts (5 times worse than other 2010 vans)
        • 0.086% fail on Couplings (4 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.12% fail on Drive shafts (170% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 3.7% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.7% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.65% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (43% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.38% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.017% fail on Condition
    • 1.9% fail on Wheel bearings (74% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 1.9% fail on Front (110% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.069% fail on Rear (72% better than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.91% fail on Suspension arms (58% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.91% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (57% better than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.91% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.72% fail on Prescribed areas (7 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.43% fail on Component mounting (7 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.29% fail on Spring mounting (8 times worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.15% fail on Shock absorbers (87% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Condition (87% better than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.10% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.10% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.052% fail on Coil springs (98% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.034% fail on Location
      • 0.017% fail on Condition
    • 0.017% fail on Leaf springs
      • 0.017% fail on Condition
    • 0.017% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.017% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.017% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.017% fail on Condition
  • 8.1% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (3 times worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 5.5% fail on Fuel system (7 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 1.9% fail on System (8 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Tank (10 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Hose (11 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Pipe (9 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.19% fail on Cap
    • 2.9% fail on Exhaust system (2 times worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.36% fail on Emissions not tested (130% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.034% fail on Emissions
  • 8.0% fail on Tyres (29% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 4.6% fail on Tread depth (26% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 3.8% fail on Condition (40% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.12% fail on Size/type
    • 0.086% fail on Valve stem
  • 7.9% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.8% fail on Wipers (20% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 2.1% fail on Washers (32% better than other 2010 vans)
    • 1.2% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.50% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.9% fail on Steering (51% better than other 2010 vans)
    • 1.4% fail on Steering system (57% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.53% fail on Track rod end (80% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.46% fail on Steering rack (140% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.12% fail on Free play
        • 0.12% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.069% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.017% fail on Intermediate drop arm
      • 0.017% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.017% fail on Steering damper
      • 0.017% fail on Other components
        • 0.017% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.43% fail on Power steering
      • 0.17% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.10% fail on Other components
      • 0.069% fail on Operation
      • 0.069% fail on Rams (6 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.034% fail on Pump
    • 0.069% fail on Steering control
      • 0.052% fail on Steering wheel
      • 0.017% fail on Steering column
    • 0.052% fail on Steering operation
  • 1.4% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.45% fail on Body condition
    • 0.34% fail on Seats (100% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.34% fail on Passengers (5 times worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.24% fail on Engine mountings (3 times worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.17% fail on Doors
      • 0.10% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.052% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.017% fail on Drivers
    • 0.12% fail on Vehicle structure (4 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on Chassis (4 times worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.034% fail on Spare wheel
    • 0.017% fail on Body security
  • 0.96% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.93% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.57% fail on Prescribed areas (5 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.31% fail on Condition
      • 0.034% fail on Attachment
      • 0.017% fail on Requirements
    • 0.086% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (86% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.052% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (91% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.034% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.81% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.81% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.31% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.17% fail on Attachment
    • 0.14% fail on Condition
  • 0.017% fail on Towbars
    • 0.017% fail on Detachable tow ball