Ford Transit MOT Results

Registered in 1995
53.8% pass rate
from 1,698 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 1995 vans and highlighted areas where the Ford Transit is unusually good or bad.

  • 27% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.3% fail on Headlamps (36% worse than other 1995 vans)
      • 6.0% fail on Headlamp (35% worse than other 1995 vans)
      • 0.24% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.24% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.12% fail on Switch
      • 0.059% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.059% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 6.2% fail on Battery (92% worse than other 1995 vans)
    • 6.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.8% fail on Rear lamps (38% worse than other 1995 vans)
      • 2.5% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.29% fail on All position lamps
    • 5.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.5% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (41% better than other 1995 vans)
      • 3.9% fail on Fog lamp (41% better than other 1995 vans)
      • 0.24% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.18% fail on Switch
    • 3.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.1% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.6% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.29% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.12% fail on Tell tales
        • 0.12% fail on Switch
    • 1.6% fail on Hazard warning (110% worse than other 1995 vans)
      • 0.94% fail on Switch (100% worse than other 1995 vans)
      • 0.65% fail on Lamp
      • 0.059% fail on Tell tale
    • 1.2% fail on Horn (66% better than other 1995 vans)
    • 0.82% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.59% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (2 times worse than other 1995 vans)
    • 0.24% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.12% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 25% fail on Suspension
    • 19% fail on Prescribed areas (58% worse than other 1995 vans)
      • 13% fail on Component mounting (46% worse than other 1995 vans)
      • 8.0% fail on Spring mounting (150% worse than other 1995 vans)
      • 3.0% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 2.7% fail on Wheel bearings (64% worse than other 1995 vans)
      • 2.5% fail on Front (130% worse than other 1995 vans)
      • 0.18% fail on Rear
    • 2.2% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.2% fail on Condition
    • 2.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.18% fail on Condition
      • 0.059% fail on Attachment
    • 1.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (71% better than other 1995 vans)
      • 0.77% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.53% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (81% better than other 1995 vans)
      • 0.059% fail on Attachment
      • 0.059% fail on Linkage condition
    • 1.4% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.0% fail on Leaf springs (100% worse than other 1995 vans)
      • 0.41% fail on Pins and bushes
        • 0.35% fail on Shackle
        • 0.12% fail on Anchor
      • 0.35% fail on Condition
      • 0.12% fail on Securing bolts
      • 0.059% fail on Anchor bracket
      • 0.059% fail on Shackle bracket
    • 0.53% fail on Drive shafts (80% better than other 1995 vans)
      • 0.47% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension (2 times worse than other 1995 vans)
        • 0.24% fail on Universal joint (3 times worse than other 1995 vans)
        • 0.24% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.059% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.059% fail on Couplings
    • 0.47% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.47% fail on Condition
    • 0.059% fail on Air suspension
      • 0.059% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.059% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.059% fail on Condition
    • 0.059% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.059% fail on Condition
    • 0.059% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 18% fail on Brakes
    • 13% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.3% fail on Parking brake performance (84% worse than other 1995 vans)
      • 5.6% fail on Rear wheels
      • 5.2% fail on Front wheels
      • 2.8% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.4% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.29% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.12% fail on Brake operation
    • 6.6% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 5.7% fail on Components
        • 4.0% fail on Pipes
        • 1.5% fail on Valves
        • 0.65% fail on Hoses (65% better than other 1995 vans)
        • 0.12% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.77% fail on Leaks
      • 0.29% fail on Operation
      • 0.12% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 1.5% fail on Service brake control components (130% worse than other 1995 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Pedal (130% worse than other 1995 vans)
        • 1.4% fail on Anti-slip (190% worse than other 1995 vans)
        • 0.18% fail on Condition
    • 1.4% fail on Prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 1995 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings (4 times worse than other 1995 vans)
      • 0.29% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
      • 0.12% fail on Actuating linkage mounting
    • 1.1% fail on Hub components
      • 0.65% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.35% fail on Brake pads (67% better than other 1995 vans)
      • 0.059% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.059% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.059% fail on Wheel cylinder
    • 0.65% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.59% fail on Condition
      • 0.059% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.29% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.12% fail on Cable
      • 0.059% fail on Rod
      • 0.059% fail on Clevis joint
      • 0.059% fail on Pivot
    • 0.29% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.12% fail on ABS
    • 0.059% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.059% fail on Additional braking devices
    • 0.059% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.059% fail on Components
        • 0.059% fail on Servos
  • 12% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (43% worse than other 1995 vans)
    • 7.1% fail on Body condition (57% worse than other 1995 vans)
    • 4.4% fail on Vehicle structure (46% worse than other 1995 vans)
      • 4.4% fail on Chassis (46% worse than other 1995 vans)
    • 1.5% fail on Seats (84% worse than other 1995 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Drivers (110% worse than other 1995 vans)
      • 0.35% fail on Passengers
    • 0.59% fail on Doors
      • 0.35% fail on Drivers
      • 0.18% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.059% fail on Passenger entrance/exit doors (Class 5)
    • 0.53% fail on Body security (2 times worse than other 1995 vans)
    • 0.12% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.12% fail on Load security
      • 0.059% fail on Access panel
      • 0.059% fail on Dropside
    • 0.059% fail on Spare wheel
  • 11% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.4% fail on Wipers
    • 4.0% fail on Washers
    • 0.88% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.59% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.53% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.059% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.059% fail on Drivers view
  • 11% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (77% worse than other 1995 vans)
    • 11% fail on Seat belts (77% worse than other 1995 vans)
      • 9.7% fail on Prescribed areas (89% worse than other 1995 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Condition
      • 0.47% fail on Attachment
      • 0.24% fail on Requirements
    • 0.12% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.12% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 9.2% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 5.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.6% fail on Emissions
    • 1.8% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.82% fail on Cap (120% worse than other 1995 vans)
      • 0.77% fail on System
      • 0.12% fail on Tank
      • 0.12% fail on Pipe
    • 0.53% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 6.8% fail on Tyres
    • 3.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.53% fail on Size/type
    • 0.12% fail on Valve stem
  • 6.6% fail on Steering
    • 5.0% fail on Steering system
      • 2.8% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.5% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.53% fail on Free play
        • 0.47% fail on Steering rack
        • 0.059% fail on Steering box
      • 0.35% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.18% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.059% fail on Drag link end
    • 1.5% fail on Power steering
      • 0.71% fail on Operation
      • 0.53% fail on Other components
      • 0.29% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.18% fail on Pump
    • 0.53% fail on Steering control
      • 0.29% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.29% fail on Universal joint
      • 0.24% fail on Steering column
    • 0.24% fail on Steering operation
  • 1.4% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate
    • 0.12% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.29% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.24% fail on Attachment
    • 0.059% fail on Condition
  • 0.12% fail on Towbars (80% better than other 1995 vans)
    • 0.12% fail on Vehicle structure