Ford Transit MOT Results

Registered in 1995
58.6% pass rate
from 1,489 tests in 2020
(11% better than other 1995 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 1995 vans and highlighted areas where the Ford Transit is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Suspension
    • 14% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (47% worse than other 1995 vans)
    • 2.6% fail on Wheel bearings (95% worse than other 1995 vans)
    • 2.6% fail on Springs (70% worse than other 1995 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (130% worse than other 1995 vans)
      • 0.81% fail on Leaf springs (170% worse than other 1995 vans)
        • 0.34% fail on Shackle pins and bushes
        • 0.27% fail on Leaf spring
        • 0.20% fail on Anchor pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 1995 vans)
        • 0.067% fail on Anchor bracket
      • 0.27% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.20% fail on Coil spring
        • 0.067% fail on Mounting
    • 2.6% fail on Suspension arms (40% better than other 1995 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.20% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.13% fail on Suspension arm
    • 1.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (67% better than other 1995 vans)
      • 0.74% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.40% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (66% better than other 1995 vans)
      • 0.067% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.067% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.067% fail on Linkage
      • 0.067% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 1.2% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.1% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.94% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.13% fail on Sub-frame
    • 0.54% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.34% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.067% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.067% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 19% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (20% better than other 1995 vans)
    • 5.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.9% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.13% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.067% fail on Dipswitch
    • 4.2% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 3.0% fail on Battery(ies) (69% worse than other 1995 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Horn (67% better than other 1995 vans)
      • 0.54% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim (33% better than other 1995 vans)
      • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim (35% better than other 1995 vans)
      • 0.27% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 3.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.6% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 1.1% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.40% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.5% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (62% better than other 1995 vans)
      • 2.5% fail on Rear fog lamp (62% better than other 1995 vans)
        • 2.4% fail on Rear fog lamp (63% better than other 1995 vans)
        • 0.13% fail on Switch
    • 2.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.1% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.067% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.94% fail on Outline marker lamps (140% worse than other 1995 vans)
      • 0.94% fail on Outline marker lamp (160% worse than other 1995 vans)
    • 0.47% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.47% fail on Switch
    • 0.40% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.34% fail on Main beam tell-tale (3 times worse than other 1995 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.13% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 18% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 5.5% fail on Chassis (48% worse than other 1995 vans)
      • 5.4% fail on Chassis condition (48% worse than other 1995 vans)
      • 0.20% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 4.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 4.8% fail on Transmission (46% worse than other 1995 vans)
      • 4.8% fail on Prop shafts (4 times worse than other 1995 vans)
        • 3.1% fail on Prop shaft (4 times worse than other 1995 vans)
        • 0.74% fail on Flexible couplings (5 times worse than other 1995 vans)
        • 0.67% fail on Bearing housing (5 times worse than other 1995 vans)
        • 0.34% fail on Joints
      • 0.067% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.067% fail on Drive shaft
    • 4.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 4.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
      • 0.067% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.067% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 1.7% fail on Body
      • 1.0% fail on Panel
      • 0.74% fail on Other body component
      • 0.067% fail on Body condition
      • 0.067% fail on Mounting fixings
    • 0.81% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.34% fail on Pipe
      • 0.34% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.20% fail on System
    • 0.74% fail on Seats
      • 0.54% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.20% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.47% fail on Towbar
      • 0.40% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.067% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.47% fail on Doors
      • 0.27% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.27% fail on Door condition
      • 0.13% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.067% fail on Door condition
        • 0.067% fail on Hinge
      • 0.067% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.067% fail on Door condition
    • 0.34% fail on Floor
    • 0.27% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.20% fail on Cabs
      • 0.13% fail on Steps (5 times worse than other 1995 vans)
      • 0.067% fail on Mounting fixings
      • 0.067% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.067% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.067% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.067% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.067% fail on Engine mounting condition
  • 14% fail on Brakes
    • 9.9% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.1% fail on Service brake performance
        • 4.8% fail on Rbt
          • 3.8% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.9% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.27% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.20% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.067% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 5.1% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 5.0% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 3.2% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 2.8% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.067% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.067% fail on Service brake performance
      • 3.5% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.5% fail on Rbt (sp) (44% worse than other 1995 vans)
      • 0.87% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.87% fail on Rbt
          • 0.67% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.13% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.067% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.60% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.3% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (100% worse than other 1995 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Pedal (160% worse than other 1995 vans)
      • 0.067% fail on Hand lever
    • 1.2% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 1.2% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.94% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.81% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.13% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.27% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.20% fail on Cable
        • 0.067% fail on Rod
      • 0.13% fail on Brake linings and pads (88% better than other 1995 vans)
        • 0.13% fail on Brake pads (88% better than other 1995 vans)
    • 0.74% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.27% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.20% fail on Master cylinder
      • 0.13% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.13% fail on Valves
    • 0.74% fail on Other components and prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 1995 vans)
      • 0.67% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 1995 vans)
        • 0.34% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings (3 times worse than other 1995 vans)
        • 0.27% fail on Other braking system component (3 times worse than other 1995 vans)
        • 0.13% fail on Actuating linkage mounting
        • 0.13% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
      • 0.067% fail on Other components
    • 0.27% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.20% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
      • 0.067% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.20% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.20% fail on Lever
    • 0.20% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.067% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.067% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 8.9% fail on Visibility
    • 4.6% fail on Wipers
    • 3.8% fail on Washers
    • 0.54% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.54% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.34% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.27% fail on View to rear
      • 0.27% fail on Mirrors
  • 6.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (48% worse than other 1995 vans)
    • 6.4% fail on Seat belts (47% worse than other 1995 vans)
      • 6.0% fail on Prescribed areas (67% worse than other 1995 vans)
      • 0.27% fail on Condition
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment
      • 0.13% fail on Requirements
    • 0.067% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 4.5% fail on Tyres
    • 2.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.40% fail on Size/type
  • 4.0% fail on Steering (34% better than other 1995 vans)
    • 2.0% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.9% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.067% fail on Steering arm
    • 1.3% fail on Power steering
      • 0.60% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.47% fail on Operation
      • 0.40% fail on Other components
    • 0.60% fail on Steering gear (69% better than other 1995 vans)
      • 0.47% fail on Steering rack (75% better than other 1995 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Operation
    • 0.13% fail on Steering column
    • 0.13% fail on Steering play
      • 0.13% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.067% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.067% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.067% fail on Universal joint
  • 3.9% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 3.0% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 2.6% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.5% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (96% worse than other 1995 vans)
        • 1.1% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.27% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
      • 0.34% fail on Spark ignition (75% better than other 1995 vans)
        • 0.27% fail on Catalyst emissions (73% better than other 1995 vans)
        • 0.13% fail on Non catalyst emissions
    • 1.1% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.87% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.13% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
      • 0.13% fail on Other leaks
  • 1.4% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plates
    • 0.067% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.13% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.13% fail on Attachment
  • 0.067% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.067% fail on Speedometer