Ford Transit Connect MOT Results

Registered in 2013
71.2% pass rate
from 4,576 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 2013 vans and highlighted areas where the Ford Transit Connect is unusually good or bad.

  • 16% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (16% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 6.5% fail on Stop lamp (41% worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 4.7% fail on Registration plate lamp (45% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.3% fail on Individual lamps (65% worse than other 2013 vans)
        • 0.35% fail on All direction indicators (98% worse than other 2013 vans)
        • 0.087% fail on Side repeaters (86% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamps (28% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp (29% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.044% fail on Switch
    • 1.5% fail on Position lamps (76% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.96% fail on Front lamps (82% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.63% fail on Rear lamps (54% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.022% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.31% fail on Rear fog lamp (71% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.31% fail on Fog lamp (71% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.022% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.22% fail on Battery (2 times worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.15% fail on Horn
    • 0.087% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.066% fail on Switch
      • 0.022% fail on Lamp
    • 0.087% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.022% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 6.9% fail on Brakes
    • 3.8% fail on Brake performance (67% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 3.2% fail on Parking brake performance (160% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.44% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.35% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.11% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 2.9% fail on Hub components
      • 2.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.35% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.066% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.35% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.28% fail on Components
        • 0.17% fail on Pipes
        • 0.066% fail on Hoses
        • 0.044% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.066% fail on Operation
      • 0.022% fail on Leaks
    • 0.22% fail on Parking brake (61% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.22% fail on Condition (61% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.11% fail on Service brake control components (82% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Pedal (82% better than other 2013 vans)
        • 0.087% fail on Anti-slip (85% better than other 2013 vans)
        • 0.022% fail on Condition
    • 0.11% fail on ABS
    • 0.066% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.044% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.022% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.022% fail on Cable
    • 0.022% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.022% fail on Operation
  • 6.2% fail on Tyres (31% worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 3.6% fail on Tread depth (43% worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 3.1% fail on Condition (32% worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.087% fail on Size/type
    • 0.022% fail on Valve stem
  • 6.2% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.6% fail on Wipers
    • 1.6% fail on Washers (28% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.31% fail on Mirrors
  • 2.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (3 times worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 2.3% fail on Fuel system (5 times worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on System (8 times worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.52% fail on Pipe (10 times worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.35% fail on Cap (170% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.044% fail on Hose (5 times worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.022% fail on Tank
    • 0.28% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.11% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 2.3% fail on Suspension (55% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.68% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.63% fail on Front (78% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.044% fail on Rear
    • 0.44% fail on Anti-roll bars (63% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.37% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (51% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.044% fail on Attachment
      • 0.022% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.022% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.42% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.42% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.33% fail on Drive shafts (58% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.33% fail on Front drive shafts (57% better than other 2013 vans)
        • 0.24% fail on Constant velocity joints (68% better than other 2013 vans)
        • 0.087% fail on Drive shafts (7 times worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.31% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.11% fail on Shock absorbers (84% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Condition (84% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.022% fail on Leaf springs
      • 0.022% fail on Condition
    • 0.022% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.022% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.022% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.022% fail on Component mounting
  • 0.83% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.83% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.57% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.24% fail on Seats (2 times worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.22% fail on Passengers (6 times worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.022% fail on Drivers
    • 0.15% fail on Body condition (62% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.11% fail on Engine mountings (3 times worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.044% fail on Spare wheel
    • 0.022% fail on Load security
      • 0.022% fail on Tailgate
  • 0.52% fail on Steering (41% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.37% fail on Steering system
      • 0.17% fail on Track rod end (58% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.087% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.044% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.044% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.022% fail on Free play
        • 0.022% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.15% fail on Power steering
      • 0.087% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.066% fail on Other components
      • 0.044% fail on Operation
    • 0.022% fail on Steering operation
  • 0.33% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (56% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.26% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.26% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.11% fail on Seat belts (76% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.087% fail on Condition (76% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.022% fail on Requirements
  • 0.17% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.11% fail on Attachment
    • 0.066% fail on Condition