Ford Transit Connect MOT Results

Registered in 2013
69.0% pass rate
from 5,093 tests in 2020
(7.7% better than other 2013 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 2013 vans and highlighted areas where the Ford Transit Connect is unusually good or bad.

  • 15% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (19% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 6.5% fail on Stop lamp (25% worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.14% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (52% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 2.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.1% fail on Individual direction indicators (69% worse than other 2013 vans)
        • 0.27% fail on Side repeaters (66% better than other 2013 vans)
        • 0.20% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamps (38% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp (37% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.039% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.0% fail on Position lamps (70% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.98% fail on Position lamp (71% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.020% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.020% fail on Switch
    • 0.45% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.22% fail on Horn
      • 0.18% fail on Battery(ies) (2 times worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.039% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.020% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.39% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.39% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.24% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (82% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.24% fail on Rear fog lamp (82% better than other 2013 vans)
        • 0.24% fail on Rear fog lamp (82% better than other 2013 vans)
        • 0.039% fail on Switch
    • 0.039% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.039% fail on Switch
    • 0.039% fail on Rear reflectors (83% better than other 2013 vans)
  • 9.8% fail on Brakes
    • 5.9% fail on Brake performance (54% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 4.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (94% worse than other 2013 vans)
        • 4.7% fail on Rbt (sp) (98% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 1.8% fail on Parking brake performance (130% worse than other 2013 vans)
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt (130% worse than other 2013 vans)
          • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance (140% worse than other 2013 vans)
          • 0.18% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.020% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.020% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.020% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.020% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.020% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.0% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.96% fail on Rbt
          • 0.82% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.18% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.039% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.020% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.020% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.55% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.53% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.29% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.24% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.020% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.020% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.059% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.8% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.2% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 3.2% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.020% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.92% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.92% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.079% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.059% fail on Cable
        • 0.020% fail on Lever
    • 0.88% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.26% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (55% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.20% fail on Pedal (59% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.059% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.24% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (57% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Anti-lock braking system (61% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.22% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.079% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.059% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.020% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.059% fail on Air and vacuum systems (7 times worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.039% fail on Servos (10 times worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.020% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
    • 0.059% fail on Parking brake control (86% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.059% fail on Lever (86% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.059% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.059% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 6.8% fail on Tyres (36% worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 4.3% fail on Tread depth (43% worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 2.8% fail on Condition (36% worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.079% fail on Size/type
    • 0.020% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 5.7% fail on Visibility
    • 3.6% fail on Wipers (29% worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 1.7% fail on Washers (39% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.45% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.45% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.27% fail on View to rear (51% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.27% fail on Mirrors (50% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.020% fail on Bonnet
  • 3.1% fail on Suspension (57% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on Wheel bearings (74% worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.98% fail on Anti-roll bars (56% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.39% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.26% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.16% fail on Pins and bushes (67% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.059% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.039% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (92% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.020% fail on Linkage
    • 0.90% fail on Suspension arms (59% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.67% fail on Ball joint dust cover (3 times worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.22% fail on Ball joint (77% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.020% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.020% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.16% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.079% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.059% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.020% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.059% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (4 times worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.039% fail on Shock absorbers (94% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.039% fail on Macpherson strut (86% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.020% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.020% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.020% fail on Springs
      • 0.020% fail on Leaf springs
        • 0.020% fail on Fixings and fixing bolts
    • 0.020% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.020% fail on Suspension rod
  • 2.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 2.3% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 1.8% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.63% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.16% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.039% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.020% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
      • 0.53% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.51% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.020% fail on Non catalyst emissions
    • 0.51% fail on Fluid leaks (150% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.26% fail on Other leaks (4 times worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.24% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.020% fail on Transmission oil leaks
    • 0.020% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.020% fail on Undertray
  • 2.7% fail on Body, chassis, structure (23% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on Fuel system (2 times worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.55% fail on Pipe (7 times worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.31% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.16% fail on System (180% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.039% fail on Hose
      • 0.020% fail on Tank
    • 0.51% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.41% fail on Transmission (80% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.39% fail on Drive shafts (79% better than other 2013 vans)
        • 0.31% fail on Joints (83% better than other 2013 vans)
        • 0.079% fail on Drive shaft (3 times worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.020% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.020% fail on Joints
    • 0.26% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.26% fail on Seats
      • 0.26% fail on Passenger's seat (3 times worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.12% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.059% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.059% fail on Bracket
    • 0.12% fail on Body (65% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.059% fail on Panel
      • 0.059% fail on Other body component (78% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.079% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.059% fail on Spare wheel condition
      • 0.020% fail on Carrier
    • 0.079% fail on Doors
      • 0.059% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.059% fail on Door condition
      • 0.020% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.020% fail on Door condition
    • 0.020% fail on Chassis
      • 0.020% fail on Chassis condition
  • 0.82% fail on Steering (61% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.35% fail on Steering linkage components (79% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.26% fail on Track rod end (84% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.079% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.020% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.020% fail on Other components
        • 0.020% fail on Steering component
    • 0.27% fail on Steering gear (110% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.26% fail on Steering rack (150% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.020% fail on Operation
    • 0.16% fail on Power steering
      • 0.12% fail on Other components
      • 0.020% fail on Operation
      • 0.020% fail on Rams
    • 0.059% fail on Steering play
      • 0.059% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.45% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.45% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.33% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (68% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.29% fail on Seat belts (47% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.24% fail on Condition (52% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.059% fail on Prescribed areas (6 times worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.039% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (92% better than other 2013 vans)
  • 0.20% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.098% fail on Attachment
    • 0.079% fail on Condition
    • 0.020% fail on Hubs
  • 0.020% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.020% fail on Speedometer