Ford Transit MOT Results

Registered in 1985
70.5% pass rate
from 78 tests in 2020
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 1985 vans and highlighted areas where the Ford Transit is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 6.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 6.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 6.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 6.4% fail on Position lamp
    • 3.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.6% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 1.3% fail on Side repeaters
    • 3.8% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 3.8% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 3.8% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 3.8% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.6% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.6% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 2.6% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 1.3% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 1.3% fail on Stop lamp
  • 13% fail on Suspension
    • 7.7% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 3.8% fail on Springs
      • 3.8% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (5 times worse than other 1985 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Axles
      • 1.3% fail on King pins
    • 1.3% fail on Shock absorbers
  • 12% fail on Visibility
    • 6.4% fail on Wipers
    • 3.8% fail on Washers
    • 2.6% fail on Bonnet (19 times worse than other 1985 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Driver's view
  • 9.0% fail on Brakes
    • 9.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.8% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.8% fail on Rbt
          • 3.8% fail on Service brake performance
      • 3.8% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 3.8% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 2.6% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 1.3% fail on Service brake performance
      • 3.8% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 3.8% fail on Rbt
          • 3.8% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 3.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.8% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 1.3% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 1.3% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 1.3% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
    • 1.3% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.3% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.3% fail on Brake pads
  • 7.7% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 2.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.6% fail on Doors
      • 1.3% fail on Driver's door
        • 1.3% fail on Hinge
      • 1.3% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 1.3% fail on Door condition
    • 1.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.3% fail on Chassis
      • 1.3% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.3% fail on Towbar
      • 1.3% fail on Other towbar components
    • 1.3% fail on Floor
    • 1.3% fail on Seats
      • 1.3% fail on Driver's seat
    • 1.3% fail on Cabs
      • 1.3% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 5.1% fail on Steering
    • 3.8% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 3.8% fail on Track rod end
    • 1.3% fail on Steering wheel
  • 5.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 3.8% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.8% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.8% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 1.3% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 1.3% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.3% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 1.3% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 2.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.6% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.6% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.3% fail on Tyres
    • 1.3% fail on Condition