Ford Transit Connect MOT Results

Registered in 2014
78.3% pass rate
from 10,501 tests in 2017
(11% better than other 2014 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 2014 vans and highlighted areas where the Ford Transit Connect is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.1% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (38% better than other 2014 vans)
    • 3.8% fail on Registration plate lamp (21% better than other 2014 vans)
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim (27% better than other 2014 vans)
    • 1.5% fail on Stop lamp (38% better than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.46% fail on Headlamps (77% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.46% fail on Headlamp (77% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.019% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.019% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 0.38% fail on Position lamps (88% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.23% fail on Front lamps (91% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Rear lamps (82% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.0095% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.0095% fail on Switch
    • 0.30% fail on Rear fog lamp (65% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.30% fail on Fog lamp (65% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.019% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.19% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.15% fail on Direction indicators (87% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Flashing type (87% better than other 2014 vans)
        • 0.14% fail on Side repeaters (82% better than other 2014 vans)
        • 0.0095% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.12% fail on Horn (56% better than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.048% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.0095% fail on Battery
  • 6.3% fail on Brakes (19% worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 4.8% fail on Hub components (72% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 4.7% fail on Brake pads (82% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.18% fail on Brake discs (50% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.029% fail on Brake linings
    • 0.94% fail on Service brake control components (68% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.94% fail on Pedal (68% worse than other 2014 vans)
        • 0.93% fail on Anti-slip (71% worse than other 2014 vans)
        • 0.0095% fail on Condition
    • 0.50% fail on Brake performance (66% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.22% fail on Rear wheels (59% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on Front wheels (54% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.086% fail on Parking brake performance (89% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.057% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.038% fail on Brake imbalance (75% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.038% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.36% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.35% fail on Components
        • 0.31% fail on Reservoirs (6 times worse than other 2014 vans)
        • 0.019% fail on Pipes
        • 0.019% fail on Hoses (89% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.0095% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.057% fail on ABS (66% better than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.048% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.048% fail on Parking brake (91% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.048% fail on Condition (91% better than other 2014 vans)
  • 6.0% fail on Tyres (42% worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 3.0% fail on Condition (37% worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 3.0% fail on Tread depth (49% worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.11% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.095% fail on Size/type
    • 0.019% fail on Valve stem
  • 4.3% fail on Driver's view of the road (23% better than other 2014 vans)
    • 1.6% fail on Washers
    • 1.4% fail on Windscreen (36% worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 1.2% fail on Wipers (55% better than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.30% fail on Mirrors (39% better than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.0095% fail on Bonnet
  • 0.90% fail on Suspension (66% better than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.32% fail on Shock absorbers (43% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.32% fail on Condition (43% better than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.24% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.24% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.15% fail on Drive shafts (48% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Front drive shafts (47% better than other 2014 vans)
        • 0.15% fail on Constant velocity joints (46% better than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.095% fail on Front suspension joints (53% better than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.057% fail on Wheel bearings (68% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.057% fail on Front
    • 0.048% fail on Anti-roll bars (93% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.038% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (91% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.0095% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.0095% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.0095% fail on Location
    • 0.0095% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.0095% fail on Condition
  • 0.50% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (33% better than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.40% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.29% fail on Condition (37% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.0095% fail on Requirements
    • 0.095% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (57% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.067% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (68% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.029% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.47% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.47% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.34% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (54% better than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.23% fail on Body condition (50% better than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.067% fail on Seats
      • 0.038% fail on Drivers
      • 0.029% fail on Passengers
    • 0.029% fail on Doors (82% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.0095% fail on Drivers
      • 0.0095% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.0095% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.019% fail on Spare wheel
  • 0.11% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.057% fail on Condition
    • 0.057% fail on Attachment
  • 0.10% fail on Steering (77% better than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.086% fail on Steering system (68% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.038% fail on Track rod end (78% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.019% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.019% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.0095% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.0095% fail on Steering control
      • 0.0095% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.0095% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.10% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (69% better than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.067% fail on Fuel system (66% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.029% fail on Tank
      • 0.019% fail on System
      • 0.0095% fail on Pipe
      • 0.0095% fail on Cap
    • 0.019% fail on Exhaust system (82% better than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.019% fail on Emissions not tested