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Ford Transit MOT Results

Registered in 1992
52.0% pass rate
from 673 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 1992 vans and highlighted areas where the Ford Transit is unusually good or bad.

  • 26% fail on Suspension (29% worse than other 1992 vans)
    • 19% fail on Prescribed areas (110% worse than other 1992 vans)
      • 12% fail on Component mounting (93% worse than other 1992 vans)
      • 8.8% fail on Spring mounting (2 times worse than other 1992 vans)
      • 3.3% fail on Subframe mounting (2 times worse than other 1992 vans)
    • 3.6% fail on Wheel bearings (71% worse than other 1992 vans)
      • 3.4% fail on Front (130% worse than other 1992 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Rear
    • 3.4% fail on Shock absorbers (96% worse than other 1992 vans)
      • 3.4% fail on Condition (96% worse than other 1992 vans)
    • 1.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.30% fail on Condition
    • 1.5% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.2% fail on Leaf springs (2 times worse than other 1992 vans)
      • 0.45% fail on Pins and bushes
        • 0.30% fail on Shackle
        • 0.15% fail on Anchor
      • 0.30% fail on Spring eye
      • 0.15% fail on Condition
      • 0.15% fail on Shackle bracket
      • 0.15% fail on Spring saddle
    • 0.89% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.89% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.45% fail on Axles
      • 0.30% fail on King pins
      • 0.15% fail on Stub axle
    • 0.30% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.30% fail on Condition
    • 0.30% fail on Drive shafts (94% better than other 1992 vans)
      • 0.30% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.30% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.15% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.15% fail on Attachment
  • 25% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.1% fail on Stop lamp (55% worse than other 1992 vans)
    • 6.1% fail on Battery (76% worse than other 1992 vans)
    • 5.8% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 5.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.0% fail on Rear lamps
      • 1.6% fail on Front lamps
    • 4.9% fail on Rear fog lamp (36% better than other 1992 vans)
      • 4.8% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.45% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.30% fail on Switch
    • 4.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.5% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.3% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.30% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.30% fail on Tell tales
        • 0.15% fail on Switch
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.59% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.59% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 2.1% fail on Hazard warning
      • 1.2% fail on Lamp
      • 0.59% fail on Switch
      • 0.30% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.89% fail on Horn (76% better than other 1992 vans)
    • 0.74% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.30% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.15% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 20% fail on Brakes
    • 13% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.9% fail on Rear wheels
      • 5.6% fail on Front wheels
      • 5.1% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 3.6% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.1% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.45% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 7.9% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 7.1% fail on Components
        • 4.0% fail on Pipes
        • 1.9% fail on Valves
        • 1.6% fail on Hoses
        • 0.30% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.59% fail on Leaks
      • 0.30% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.15% fail on Operation
    • 1.0% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.0% fail on Condition
    • 1.0% fail on Hub components
      • 0.59% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.45% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.89% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.89% fail on Pedal
        • 0.74% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.15% fail on Condition
    • 0.74% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.59% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings (3 times worse than other 1992 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Actuating linkage mounting
    • 0.30% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.15% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.15% fail on Cable
  • 14% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.8% fail on Wipers
    • 6.2% fail on Washers
    • 1.3% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.89% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.89% fail on Windscreen
  • 13% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (79% worse than other 1992 vans)
    • 7.3% fail on Body condition (81% worse than other 1992 vans)
    • 4.8% fail on Vehicle structure (95% worse than other 1992 vans)
      • 4.8% fail on Chassis (95% worse than other 1992 vans)
    • 1.6% fail on Seats (160% worse than other 1992 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Drivers (180% worse than other 1992 vans)
      • 0.30% fail on Passengers
    • 1.5% fail on Doors
      • 0.89% fail on Drivers
      • 0.59% fail on Passengers front
    • 1.2% fail on Speedometer (2 times worse than other 1992 vans)
    • 0.30% fail on Body security
  • 9.1% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (50% worse than other 1992 vans)
    • 9.1% fail on Seat belts (50% worse than other 1992 vans)
      • 7.9% fail on Prescribed areas (54% worse than other 1992 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Condition
      • 0.30% fail on Requirements
      • 0.15% fail on Attachment
  • 9.1% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.4% fail on Emissions
    • 1.8% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.2% fail on System
      • 0.45% fail on Cap
      • 0.15% fail on Pipe
    • 0.59% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 7.1% fail on Steering
    • 5.3% fail on Steering system
      • 2.2% fail on Steering rack
      • 2.2% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.59% fail on Free play
        • 0.30% fail on Steering box
        • 0.30% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.45% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.15% fail on Steering arm
    • 1.5% fail on Power steering
      • 0.45% fail on Operation
      • 0.45% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.45% fail on Other components
      • 0.15% fail on Pump
      • 0.15% fail on Rams
    • 0.30% fail on Steering control
      • 0.30% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.15% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.15% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.15% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 6.8% fail on Tyres
    • 3.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.45% fail on Size/type
  • 1.3% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate
    • 0.15% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 1.0% fail on Road Wheels
    • 1.0% fail on Attachment
  • 0.59% fail on Towbars
    • 0.45% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.15% fail on Towbar