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Ford Transit MOT Results

Registered in 1994
58.6% pass rate
from 1,015 tests in 2017
(12% better than other 1994 vans)
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 1994 vans and highlighted areas where the Ford Transit is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (19% better than other 1994 vans)
    • 5.6% fail on Battery (97% worse than other 1994 vans)
    • 5.3% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.4% fail on Headlamp aim (33% better than other 1994 vans)
    • 4.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.7% fail on Rear lamps
      • 1.8% fail on Front lamps
    • 3.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.7% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.7% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.69% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.099% fail on Switch
    • 3.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (45% better than other 1994 vans)
      • 3.0% fail on Fog lamp (48% better than other 1994 vans)
      • 0.30% fail on Switch
      • 0.20% fail on Tell tale
    • 3.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.099% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.099% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 2.4% fail on Horn (42% better than other 1994 vans)
    • 1.6% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.89% fail on Lamp
      • 0.59% fail on Switch
      • 0.099% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.49% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.20% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.20% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.099% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 21% fail on Suspension
    • 17% fail on Prescribed areas (76% worse than other 1994 vans)
      • 13% fail on Component mounting (74% worse than other 1994 vans)
      • 7.5% fail on Spring mounting (150% worse than other 1994 vans)
      • 1.7% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 2.6% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 2.6% fail on Front (110% worse than other 1994 vans)
      • 0.099% fail on Rear
    • 1.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (51% better than other 1994 vans)
      • 0.39% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 1994 vans)
      • 0.099% fail on Attachment
    • 1.7% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.7% fail on Condition
    • 1.2% fail on Leaf springs
      • 0.59% fail on Pins and bushes
        • 0.39% fail on Shackle
        • 0.20% fail on Anchor
      • 0.30% fail on Condition
      • 0.20% fail on Securing bolts
      • 0.099% fail on Anchor bracket
      • 0.099% fail on Spring saddle
    • 1.2% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.89% fail on Anti-roll bars (63% better than other 1994 vans)
      • 0.49% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.49% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.099% fail on Attachment
    • 0.20% fail on Coil springs (85% better than other 1994 vans)
      • 0.20% fail on Condition (84% better than other 1994 vans)
    • 0.099% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.099% fail on Attachment
  • 14% fail on Brakes (21% better than other 1994 vans)
    • 9.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.8% fail on Rear wheels
      • 4.0% fail on Front wheels
      • 3.8% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 3.0% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.2% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.20% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.099% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.8% fail on Hydraulic systems (35% better than other 1994 vans)
      • 3.7% fail on Components (42% better than other 1994 vans)
        • 2.5% fail on Pipes
        • 0.79% fail on Valves (60% better than other 1994 vans)
        • 0.69% fail on Hoses (61% better than other 1994 vans)
        • 0.099% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.099% fail on Servos
      • 0.69% fail on Operation
      • 0.30% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.20% fail on Leaks
    • 1.1% fail on Service brake control components
      • 1.1% fail on Pedal
        • 0.59% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.49% fail on Condition
    • 0.79% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.79% fail on Condition
    • 0.49% fail on Hub components
      • 0.30% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.20% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.30% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.20% fail on Rod
      • 0.099% fail on Lever
    • 0.30% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.30% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.20% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
      • 0.099% fail on Actuating linkage mounting
    • 0.099% fail on ABS
  • 11% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (52% worse than other 1994 vans)
    • 5.9% fail on Body condition (58% worse than other 1994 vans)
    • 4.3% fail on Vehicle structure (70% worse than other 1994 vans)
      • 4.3% fail on Chassis (70% worse than other 1994 vans)
    • 1.7% fail on Seats
      • 1.4% fail on Drivers (140% worse than other 1994 vans)
      • 0.30% fail on Passengers
    • 0.30% fail on Body security
    • 0.20% fail on Doors
      • 0.099% fail on Drivers
      • 0.099% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.20% fail on Spare wheel
    • 0.099% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.099% fail on Load security
      • 0.099% fail on Access panel
  • 11% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.5% fail on Wipers
    • 4.4% fail on Washers
    • 1.2% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.69% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.30% fail on Bonnet
  • 8.7% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (46% worse than other 1994 vans)
    • 8.7% fail on Seat belts (46% worse than other 1994 vans)
      • 8.1% fail on Prescribed areas (54% worse than other 1994 vans)
      • 0.59% fail on Condition
      • 0.20% fail on Attachment
      • 0.099% fail on Requirements
  • 8.1% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.9% fail on Emissions
    • 1.8% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.89% fail on System
      • 0.59% fail on Cap
      • 0.30% fail on Tank
      • 0.099% fail on Hose
    • 0.79% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 6.5% fail on Tyres
    • 3.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.69% fail on Size/type
    • 0.099% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.2% fail on Steering
    • 3.3% fail on Steering system
      • 1.7% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.6% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.099% fail on Free play
        • 0.099% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.099% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.099% fail on Other components
        • 0.099% fail on Steering component
    • 1.1% fail on Power steering
      • 0.69% fail on Operation
      • 0.20% fail on Other components
      • 0.099% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.099% fail on Pump
    • 0.39% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.30% fail on Steering control
      • 0.20% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.20% fail on Universal joint
      • 0.099% fail on Steering column
    • 0.20% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.099% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.59% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.59% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.30% fail on Towbars
    • 0.30% fail on Vehicle structure
  • 0.30% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.30% fail on Attachment