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Ford Transit MOT Results

Registered in 1993
54.2% pass rate
from 620 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 1993 vans and highlighted areas where the Ford Transit is unusually good or bad.

  • 26% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 8.1% fail on Battery (110% worse than other 1993 vans)
    • 7.4% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 6.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.2% fail on Front lamps
      • 3.2% fail on Rear lamps
    • 5.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 5.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.6% fail on Side repeaters (110% worse than other 1993 vans)
        • 2.1% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.81% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.16% fail on Switch
    • 4.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.0% fail on Rear fog lamp (44% better than other 1993 vans)
      • 3.7% fail on Fog lamp (45% better than other 1993 vans)
      • 0.32% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.16% fail on Switch
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.2% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.16% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.16% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 1.9% fail on Hazard warning
      • 1.5% fail on Lamp
      • 0.48% fail on Switch
    • 1.8% fail on Horn (54% better than other 1993 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.48% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.48% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 23% fail on Suspension
    • 19% fail on Prescribed areas (76% worse than other 1993 vans)
      • 12% fail on Component mounting (56% worse than other 1993 vans)
      • 8.5% fail on Spring mounting (150% worse than other 1993 vans)
      • 2.1% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 4.2% fail on Wheel bearings (87% worse than other 1993 vans)
      • 4.0% fail on Front (180% worse than other 1993 vans)
      • 0.32% fail on Rear
    • 2.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.16% fail on Condition
    • 1.9% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.9% fail on Condition
    • 1.6% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.97% fail on Leaf springs
      • 0.65% fail on Condition
      • 0.16% fail on Pins and bushes
        • 0.16% fail on Anchor
      • 0.16% fail on Spring saddle
      • 0.16% fail on Securing bolts
    • 0.81% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.48% fail on Attachment
      • 0.32% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.32% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.32% fail on Condition
    • 0.16% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.16% fail on Condition
    • 0.16% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 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
  • 18% fail on Brakes
    • 13% fail on Brake performance
      • 7.3% fail on Rear wheels
      • 5.0% fail on Front wheels
      • 4.2% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.7% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.3% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 4.4% fail on Hydraulic systems (42% better than other 1993 vans)
      • 3.7% fail on Components (45% better than other 1993 vans)
        • 1.8% fail on Pipes
        • 0.97% fail on Valves
        • 0.65% fail on Hoses (69% better than other 1993 vans)
        • 0.32% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.16% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.16% fail on Servos
      • 0.48% fail on Leaks
      • 0.16% fail on Operation
    • 1.6% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 1993 vans)
      • 0.97% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings (2 times worse than other 1993 vans)
      • 0.65% fail on Actuating linkage mounting (5 times worse than other 1993 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
    • 1.3% fail on Service brake control components
      • 1.3% fail on Pedal
        • 1.1% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.16% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Hub components
      • 0.97% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.16% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.81% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.81% fail on Condition
    • 0.48% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.32% fail on Cable
      • 0.16% fail on Pivot
    • 0.16% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.16% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
    • 0.16% fail on Restricted movement
  • 14% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (52% worse than other 1993 vans)
    • 6.9% fail on Body condition
    • 5.5% fail on Vehicle structure (91% worse than other 1993 vans)
      • 5.5% fail on Chassis (91% worse than other 1993 vans)
    • 2.4% fail on Seats (120% worse than other 1993 vans)
      • 2.1% fail on Drivers (140% worse than other 1993 vans)
      • 0.32% fail on Passengers
    • 1.1% fail on Doors
      • 0.97% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.16% fail on Drivers
    • 0.32% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.16% fail on Body security
  • 12% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 7.1% fail on Wipers
    • 3.5% fail on Washers
    • 1.3% fail on Bonnet
    • 1.3% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.97% fail on Windscreen
  • 9.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 5.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.4% fail on Emissions
    • 1.6% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.65% fail on Cap
      • 0.48% fail on Pipe
      • 0.48% fail on System
    • 0.65% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 9.2% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (46% worse than other 1993 vans)
    • 9.2% fail on Seat belts (46% worse than other 1993 vans)
      • 8.4% fail on Prescribed areas (56% worse than other 1993 vans)
      • 0.48% fail on Requirements
      • 0.48% fail on Condition
      • 0.16% fail on Attachment
    • 0.16% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.16% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 7.9% fail on Steering
    • 6.0% fail on Steering system
      • 3.1% fail on Steering rack
      • 2.7% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.32% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.16% fail on Free play
        • 0.16% fail on Steering rack
    • 1.9% fail on Power steering
      • 1.1% fail on Pipes and hoses (3 times worse than other 1993 vans)
      • 0.65% fail on Operation
      • 0.32% fail on Pump
      • 0.32% fail on Other components
    • 0.48% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.16% fail on Steering control
      • 0.16% fail on Steering column
    • 0.16% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 7.3% fail on Tyres
    • 4.5% fail on Condition
    • 2.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.97% fail on Size/type
    • 0.16% fail on Valve stem
  • 1.3% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.65% fail on Towbars
    • 0.48% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.16% fail on Towbar
  • 0.16% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.16% fail on Attachment