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Ford Transit MOT Results

Registered in 1990
56.2% pass rate
from 644 tests in 2017
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 1990 vans and highlighted areas where the Ford Transit is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Suspension (42% worse than other 1990 vans)
    • 18% fail on Prescribed areas (95% worse than other 1990 vans)
      • 10% fail on Component mounting (62% worse than other 1990 vans)
      • 10% fail on Spring mounting (190% worse than other 1990 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 3.0% fail on Shock absorbers (130% worse than other 1990 vans)
      • 3.0% fail on Condition (130% worse than other 1990 vans)
    • 2.6% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 2.5% fail on Front
      • 0.16% fail on Rear
    • 1.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.31% fail on Condition
    • 1.4% fail on Leaf springs
      • 0.93% fail on Pins and bushes
        • 0.78% fail on Shackle
        • 0.16% fail on Anchor
      • 0.31% fail on Anchor bracket
      • 0.16% fail on Shackle bracket
    • 1.1% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.47% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.31% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.31% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.78% fail on Axles
      • 0.62% fail on King pins (2 times worse than other 1990 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Stub axle
    • 0.78% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.16% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.16% fail on Condition
    • 0.16% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.16% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.16% fail on Drive shafts
  • 22% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 5.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.3% fail on Battery (110% worse than other 1990 vans)
    • 4.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.9% fail on Side repeaters
        • 1.4% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.47% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.31% fail on Switch
    • 3.9% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.2% fail on Rear lamps
      • 2.0% fail on Front lamps
    • 3.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 3.1% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.78% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.47% fail on Switch
    • 3.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.8% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.16% fail on Switch
    • 0.62% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.62% fail on Horn (69% better than other 1990 vans)
    • 0.31% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.31% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.16% fail on Lamp
      • 0.16% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.16% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 12% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.4% fail on Rear wheels
      • 5.4% fail on Front wheels
      • 4.0% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 3.1% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.4% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.31% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.0% fail on Hydraulic systems (35% better than other 1990 vans)
      • 3.7% fail on Components (46% better than other 1990 vans)
        • 2.3% fail on Pipes
        • 1.2% fail on Valves
        • 0.47% fail on Hoses (84% better than other 1990 vans)
      • 0.93% fail on Leaks
      • 0.47% fail on Operation
    • 0.93% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.93% fail on Pedal
        • 0.47% fail on Condition
        • 0.47% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.93% fail on Hub components
      • 0.78% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.31% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.31% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.31% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.16% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
      • 0.16% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
    • 0.16% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.16% fail on Condition
  • 12% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (64% worse than other 1990 vans)
    • 6.5% fail on Body condition (82% worse than other 1990 vans)
    • 4.2% fail on Vehicle structure (75% worse than other 1990 vans)
      • 4.2% fail on Chassis (75% worse than other 1990 vans)
    • 2.0% fail on Seats
      • 1.6% fail on Drivers
      • 0.78% fail on Passengers
    • 0.62% fail on Doors
      • 0.47% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.16% fail on Drivers
    • 0.31% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.31% fail on Body security
    • 0.31% fail on Spare wheel
    • 0.16% fail on Load security
      • 0.16% fail on Loading door
  • 11% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.9% fail on Washers
    • 5.4% fail on Wipers
    • 1.2% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.78% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.31% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.16% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 9.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 4.2% fail on Emissions
    • 2.0% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.4% fail on Cap
      • 0.47% fail on Tank
      • 0.47% fail on System
      • 0.16% fail on Hose
    • 0.62% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 8.7% fail on Steering
    • 6.2% fail on Steering system
      • 3.1% fail on Steering rack
      • 2.2% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.47% fail on Free play
        • 0.47% fail on Steering box
      • 0.47% fail on Steering box (4 times worse than other 1990 vans)
      • 0.47% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.78% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.78% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.62% fail on Power steering
      • 0.31% fail on Other components
      • 0.16% fail on Operation
      • 0.16% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.16% fail on Steering control
      • 0.16% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.16% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.16% fail on Locking devices
  • 5.6% fail on Tyres
    • 3.9% fail on Condition
    • 2.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.31% fail on Size/type
    • 0.16% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 5.3% fail on Seat belts
      • 4.7% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.62% fail on Condition
      • 0.31% fail on Attachment
      • 0.16% fail on Requirements
  • 1.4% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.62% fail on Towbars
    • 0.62% fail on Vehicle structure
  • 0.31% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.16% fail on Condition
    • 0.16% fail on Attachment