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Ford Transit MOT Results

Registered in 1993
58.2% pass rate
from 557 tests in 2020
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.

  • 21% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.6% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 4.1% fail on Battery(ies) (120% worse than other 1993 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Horn (66% better than other 1993 vans)
      • 0.90% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.18% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 5.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.7% fail on Side repeaters
        • 2.0% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.36% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.36% fail on Switch
    • 4.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 4.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 4.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 3.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.3% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.18% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.1% fail on Hazard warning
      • 1.1% fail on Switch
    • 0.90% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.72% fail on Outline marker lamp
      • 0.18% fail on All outline marker lamps
    • 0.18% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.18% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.18% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 21% fail on Suspension
    • 16% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (77% worse than other 1993 vans)
    • 3.2% fail on Springs
      • 2.2% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (140% worse than other 1993 vans)
      • 0.90% fail on Leaf springs
        • 0.36% fail on Anchor pins and bushes
        • 0.36% fail on Shackle pins and bushes
        • 0.18% fail on Leaf spring
      • 0.36% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.36% fail on Coil spring
    • 2.7% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.8% fail on Sub-frames (190% worse than other 1993 vans)
      • 1.8% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (190% worse than other 1993 vans)
    • 1.6% fail on Suspension arms (57% better than other 1993 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.36% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.3% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.1% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.18% fail on Linkage
      • 0.18% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 0.36% fail on Macpherson strut (5 times worse than other 1993 vans)
      • 0.18% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.18% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.36% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.18% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.18% fail on Axles
      • 0.18% fail on King pins
    • 0.18% fail on Shock absorbers
  • 19% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 6.8% fail on Chassis (130% worse than other 1993 vans)
      • 6.6% fail on Chassis condition (130% worse than other 1993 vans)
      • 0.18% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 4.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 4.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 3.9% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.8% fail on Transmission
      • 3.6% fail on Prop shafts (3 times worse than other 1993 vans)
        • 2.5% fail on Prop shaft (5 times worse than other 1993 vans)
        • 0.54% fail on Joints
        • 0.54% fail on Flexible couplings (5 times worse than other 1993 vans)
        • 0.36% fail on Bearing housing (5 times worse than other 1993 vans)
      • 0.18% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.18% fail on Joints
    • 2.3% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.72% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.72% fail on System
      • 0.54% fail on Pipe
      • 0.36% fail on Tank
    • 2.2% fail on Body
      • 0.90% fail on Panel
      • 0.90% fail on Other body component
      • 0.36% fail on Mounting fixings
      • 0.18% fail on Body condition
    • 2.2% fail on Seats (130% worse than other 1993 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Driver's seat (170% worse than other 1993 vans)
      • 0.54% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.54% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.54% fail on Doors
      • 0.36% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.36% fail on Door condition
      • 0.18% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.18% fail on Door condition
    • 0.36% fail on Towbar
      • 0.36% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.36% fail on Floor
    • 0.36% fail on Cabs
      • 0.36% fail on Steps
  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.8% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 6.8% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 5.4% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 2.5% fail on Service brake performance
      • 4.5% fail on Service brake performance
        • 4.5% fail on Rbt
          • 3.6% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.3% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.18% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 3.9% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.9% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt
          • 0.90% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.36% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.18% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.72% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.8% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 2.5% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 2.0% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.1% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.90% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.18% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.72% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.54% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.18% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.54% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.18% fail on Cable
        • 0.18% fail on Lever
        • 0.18% fail on Linkage
    • 1.1% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.90% fail on Pedal
      • 0.18% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.54% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.54% fail on Lever
    • 0.54% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.54% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.54% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.18% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.18% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
      • 0.18% fail on Air brake cylinder/actuator
    • 0.54% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.54% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.36% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
        • 0.18% fail on Other braking system component
    • 0.18% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.18% fail on Servos
    • 0.18% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 14% fail on Visibility (34% worse than other 1993 vans)
    • 7.7% fail on Washers (53% worse than other 1993 vans)
    • 6.1% fail on Wipers
    • 1.1% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.54% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.54% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.54% fail on View to rear
      • 0.54% fail on Mirrors
  • 6.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 6.5% fail on Seat belts
      • 5.2% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
      • 0.36% fail on Requirements
      • 0.18% fail on Attachment
  • 6.1% fail on Steering
    • 3.1% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.7% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.18% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.18% fail on Locking devices
    • 1.8% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.8% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.72% fail on Power steering
      • 0.54% fail on Pipes and hoses (5 times worse than other 1993 vans)
      • 0.18% fail on Operation
    • 0.72% fail on Steering play
      • 0.72% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.18% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.18% fail on Steering column
    • 0.18% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.18% fail on Universal joint
  • 5.9% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 5.0% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.6% fail on Compression ignition
        • 2.5% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (140% worse than other 1993 vans)
        • 0.54% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.54% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 1.6% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.72% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.54% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.54% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 1.1% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.90% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.18% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
      • 0.18% fail on Other leaks
  • 4.7% fail on Tyres
    • 2.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.36% fail on Size/type
  • 1.1% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.72% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.72% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.72% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.54% fail on Attachment
    • 0.18% fail on Condition