Ford Transit Connect MOT Results

Registered in 2012
66.7% pass rate
from 6,062 tests in 2017
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 2012 vans and highlighted areas where the Ford Transit Connect is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (13% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 8.1% fail on Registration plate lamp (22% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 7.5% fail on Stop lamp (43% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.3% fail on Position lamps (69% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Front lamps (74% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.73% fail on Rear lamps (55% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.016% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.016% fail on Switch
    • 2.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.8% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.25% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.16% fail on Side repeaters (75% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamps (31% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp (32% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.049% fail on Switch
    • 0.26% fail on Battery (170% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.23% fail on Rear fog lamp (82% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.23% fail on Fog lamp (81% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.016% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.20% fail on Horn (53% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.20% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.049% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.049% fail on Hazard warning (74% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.033% fail on Switch
      • 0.016% fail on Lamp
      • 0.016% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.033% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.016% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 9.1% fail on Brakes
    • 5.4% fail on Brake performance (59% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 4.4% fail on Parking brake performance (110% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 1.8% fail on Rear wheels (35% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.48% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.35% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.13% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.033% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.2% fail on Hub components
      • 2.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.40% fail on Brake discs (46% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.049% fail on Brake linings
    • 0.87% fail on Hydraulic systems (29% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.87% fail on Components
        • 0.71% fail on Pipes
        • 0.13% fail on Hoses
        • 0.016% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.016% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.033% fail on Operation
    • 0.49% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.49% fail on Pedal
        • 0.46% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.033% fail on Condition
    • 0.25% fail on Parking brake (62% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.25% fail on Condition (62% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.16% fail on ABS
    • 0.15% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.099% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.099% fail on Cable
    • 0.099% fail on Restricted movement
  • 7.0% fail on Tyres (32% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 4.1% fail on Tread depth (38% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 3.3% fail on Condition (38% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.099% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.016% fail on Size/type
  • 5.6% fail on Driver's view of the road (21% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 3.2% fail on Wipers
    • 1.6% fail on Washers (36% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.94% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.31% fail on Mirrors (49% better than other 2012 vans)
  • 4.2% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (3 times worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 3.5% fail on Fuel system (7 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on System (5 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Cap (7 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.91% fail on Pipe (11 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.31% fail on Tank (6 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Hose (12 times worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.69% fail on Exhaust system (99% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.18% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 3.9% fail on Suspension (55% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 1.6% fail on Anti-roll bars (30% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (28% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.36% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (45% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.016% fail on Attachment
      • 0.016% fail on Presence
    • 0.91% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.86% fail on Front
      • 0.049% fail on Rear
    • 0.68% fail on Drive shafts (64% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.68% fail on Front drive shafts (64% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.54% fail on Constant velocity joints (70% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.12% fail on Drive shafts (3 times worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.016% fail on Couplings
    • 0.48% fail on Suspension arms (64% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.48% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (63% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.30% fail on Front suspension joints (46% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.082% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.082% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.066% fail on Shock absorbers (93% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.066% fail on Condition (93% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.049% fail on Leaf springs (90% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.016% fail on Spring slippers
      • 0.016% fail on Pins and bushes
        • 0.016% fail on Shackle
      • 0.016% fail on Securing bolts
    • 0.033% fail on Coil springs (97% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.033% fail on Location
  • 1.0% fail on Registration plates and VIN (48% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plate (48% worse than other 2012 vans)
  • 0.86% fail on Steering (50% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.64% fail on Steering system (55% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.30% fail on Track rod end (71% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.082% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.066% fail on Free play
        • 0.066% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.033% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.016% fail on Other components
        • 0.016% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.23% fail on Power steering
      • 0.13% fail on Operation
      • 0.066% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.049% fail on Other components
  • 0.76% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.31% fail on Seats
      • 0.30% fail on Passengers (5 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.016% fail on Drivers
    • 0.18% fail on Body condition (52% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.16% fail on Engine mountings (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.049% fail on Spare wheel
    • 0.016% fail on Body security
    • 0.016% fail on Doors
      • 0.016% fail on Drivers
    • 0.016% fail on Load security
      • 0.016% fail on Access panel
  • 0.28% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (71% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.16% fail on Seat belts (68% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Condition (65% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.016% fail on Requirements
    • 0.12% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (75% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (73% better than other 2012 vans)
  • 0.20% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.16% fail on Attachment
    • 0.033% fail on Condition
  • 0.016% fail on Towbars
    • 0.016% fail on Towbar