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Ford Transit MOT Results

Registered in 1987
52.3% pass rate
from 262 tests in 2017
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 1987 vans and highlighted areas where the Ford Transit is unusually good or bad.

  • 30% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 8.4% fail on Battery (2 times worse than other 1987 vans)
    • 7.3% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 6.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.4% fail on Front lamps
      • 3.1% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.38% fail on Switch
    • 6.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 6.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.7% fail on Individual lamps
        • 2.7% fail on Side repeaters
        • 1.1% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.38% fail on Switch
    • 6.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 3.4% fail on Switch (5 times worse than other 1987 vans)
      • 3.1% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.38% fail on Tell tale
    • 5.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.38% fail on Dipswitch
    • 1.5% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 1.1% fail on Horn
    • 0.76% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.38% fail on Switch
      • 0.38% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.38% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 23% fail on Suspension
    • 19% fail on Prescribed areas (82% worse than other 1987 vans)
      • 10% fail on Component mounting
      • 8.8% fail on Spring mounting (2 times worse than other 1987 vans)
      • 3.1% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 3.8% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 3.8% fail on Front (130% worse than other 1987 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on Leaf springs (3 times worse than other 1987 vans)
      • 0.76% fail on Anchor bracket
      • 0.38% fail on Pins and bushes
        • 0.38% fail on Shackle
        • 0.38% fail on Anchor
    • 1.1% fail on Axles (6 times worse than other 1987 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on King pins (6 times worse than other 1987 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.76% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.76% fail on Condition
    • 0.76% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.76% fail on Condition
    • 0.38% fail on General condition
    • 0.38% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.38% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 15% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 8.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 6.5% fail on Emissions
    • 1.9% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.5% fail on System
      • 0.38% fail on Cap
    • 0.38% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 13% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 7.6% fail on Wipers
    • 5.7% fail on Washers
    • 1.5% fail on Bonnet (5 times worse than other 1987 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on Windscreen
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 9.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 7.3% fail on Front wheels
      • 3.8% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.1% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.1% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 4.2% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 4.2% fail on Components
        • 2.7% fail on Pipes
        • 1.5% fail on Hoses
        • 0.38% fail on Valves
      • 0.38% fail on Leaks
    • 0.38% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.38% fail on Condition
    • 0.38% fail on Hub components
      • 0.38% fail on Brake discs
  • 9.9% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 5.3% fail on Body condition
    • 3.1% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 3.1% fail on Chassis
    • 2.7% fail on Seats
      • 2.7% fail on Drivers
    • 0.38% fail on Body security
    • 0.38% fail on Doors
      • 0.38% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.38% fail on Load security
      • 0.38% fail on Access panel
  • 8.8% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (120% worse than other 1987 vans)
    • 8.8% fail on Seat belts (120% worse than other 1987 vans)
      • 8.0% fail on Prescribed areas (150% worse than other 1987 vans)
      • 0.76% fail on Condition
  • 6.9% fail on Steering
    • 6.1% fail on Steering system
      • 3.1% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.9% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.76% fail on Free play
        • 0.76% fail on Steering box (6 times worse than other 1987 vans)
      • 0.38% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.76% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.38% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 6.5% fail on Tyres
    • 4.6% fail on Condition
    • 1.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.1% fail on Size/type (3 times worse than other 1987 vans)
  • 1.5% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.76% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.76% fail on Attachment