Ford Transit Connect MOT Results

Registered in 2016
80.5% pass rate
from 17,621 tests in 2020
(8.2% better than other 2016 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 2016 vans and highlighted areas where the Ford Transit Connect is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.3% fail on Tyres (60% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 3.7% fail on Condition (76% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 2.9% fail on Tread depth (53% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.062% fail on Size/type
    • 0.011% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 5.6% fail on Brakes (11% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 4.6% fail on Mechanical brake components (49% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 4.5% fail on Brake linings and pads (61% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 4.5% fail on Brake pads (62% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.0057% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.31% fail on Brake discs and drums (42% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.31% fail on Brake discs (42% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.023% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.011% fail on Cable
        • 0.011% fail on Lever
    • 0.63% fail on Brake performance (56% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.24% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (71% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.23% fail on Rbt (sp) (72% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.0057% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.21% fail on Service brake performance (57% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.21% fail on Rbt (56% better than other 2016 vans)
          • 0.15% fail on Service brake performance (58% better than other 2016 vans)
          • 0.074% fail on Service brake imbalance (52% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.18% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.16% fail on Rbt
          • 0.16% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.0057% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.011% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0057% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.0057% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.068% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.068% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.040% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.028% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.062% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.40% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.37% fail on Pedal
      • 0.023% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.27% fail on Hydraulic systems (4 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Brake fluid (4 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Reservoirs (4 times worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.068% fail on Parking brake control (81% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.068% fail on Lever (81% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.062% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (75% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.040% fail on Electronic stability control (73% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.028% fail on Anti-lock braking system (84% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.028% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.028% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.023% fail on Flexible brake hoses (82% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.011% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.0057% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0057% fail on Leaks
    • 0.0057% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.0057% fail on Other components
  • 4.9% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (49% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim (32% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim (32% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.085% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.85% fail on Headlamps (46% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.83% fail on Headlamp (44% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.011% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.0057% fail on Dipswitch
    • 0.71% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (53% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.46% fail on Stop lamp (74% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.28% fail on Position lamps (75% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.27% fail on Position lamp (75% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.011% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.23% fail on Reversing lamps (84% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.23% fail on Reversing lamps (89% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.14% fail on Direction indicators (88% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on Flashing type (88% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.11% fail on Side repeaters (88% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.028% fail on Individual direction indicators (90% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.14% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.11% fail on Electrical equipment (58% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.062% fail on Horn
      • 0.034% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.011% fail on Trailer electrical socket (87% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.10% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (83% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Rear fog lamp (83% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.10% fail on Rear fog lamp (83% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.0057% fail on Daytime running lamps
  • 3.4% fail on Visibility (21% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 1.8% fail on Washers
    • 1.0% fail on Wipers (40% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.37% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.37% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.0057% fail on Window
    • 0.28% fail on View to rear (35% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.28% fail on Mirrors (35% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0057% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.040% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.017% fail on Bonnet
  • 1.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (26% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 1.4% fail on Exhaust emissions (33% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Compression ignition (68% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 1.0% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (4 times worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.20% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (63% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.045% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (4 times worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.028% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.017% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.0057% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0057% fail on Other emission control equipment
      • 0.091% fail on Spark ignition (67% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.062% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (76% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.023% fail on Catalyst emissions (6 times worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.0057% fail on Non catalyst emissions
    • 0.040% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.040% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 0.55% fail on Body, chassis, structure (59% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.20% fail on Body (52% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Other body component (54% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.034% fail on Panel
      • 0.0057% fail on Body condition
    • 0.085% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.079% fail on Transmission (79% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.074% fail on Drive shafts (79% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.062% fail on Joints (82% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.011% fail on Flexible couplings (5 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0057% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.0057% fail on Joints
    • 0.074% fail on Doors
      • 0.028% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.028% fail on Door condition
      • 0.023% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.023% fail on Door condition
      • 0.023% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.017% fail on Door condition
        • 0.0057% fail on Pillar
    • 0.034% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.034% fail on Fuel system (67% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.028% fail on Tank
      • 0.0057% fail on Pipe
    • 0.023% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.017% fail on Spare wheel condition
      • 0.0057% fail on Carrier
    • 0.023% fail on Seats
      • 0.011% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.011% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.017% fail on Load security
      • 0.011% fail on Loading door
      • 0.0057% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.0057% fail on Other tailgate component
    • 0.0057% fail on Towbar
      • 0.0057% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.0057% fail on Undertray
  • 0.47% fail on Suspension (78% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.16% fail on Suspension arms (62% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Ball joint (62% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.051% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.011% fail on Pins and bushes (88% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.13% fail on Shock absorbers (78% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.079% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.057% fail on Anti-roll bars (89% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.023% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.017% fail on Linkage ball joints (91% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0057% fail on Linkage
      • 0.0057% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0057% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.023% fail on Other suspension component (75% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.011% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.011% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.011% fail on Springs (98% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.011% fail on Coil springs (97% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.0057% fail on Coil spring
        • 0.0057% fail on Mounting
    • 0.0057% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.0057% fail on Sub-frame
  • 0.43% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (42% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.40% fail on Seat belts (27% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.38% fail on Condition
      • 0.017% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0057% fail on Requirements
    • 0.040% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (78% better than other 2016 vans)
  • 0.24% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.24% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.22% fail on Road Wheels (70% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.17% fail on Attachment (120% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.051% fail on Condition
  • 0.074% fail on Steering (78% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.051% fail on Steering linkage components (75% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.028% fail on Track rod end (84% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.011% fail on Locking devices
      • 0.0057% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.0057% fail on Other components
        • 0.0057% fail on Steering component
    • 0.011% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.011% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.0057% fail on Power steering
      • 0.0057% fail on Operation
    • 0.0057% fail on Steering play
      • 0.0057% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.028% fail on Seat belt installation check (3 times worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.017% fail on Anchorages (5 times worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.011% fail on Belt(s)/padding