Ford Transit MOT Results

Registered in 1999
59.0% pass rate
from 1,979 tests in 2020
(6.9% better than other 1999 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 1999 vans and highlighted areas where the Ford Transit is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Suspension (17% worse than other 1999 vans)
    • 14% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (77% worse than other 1999 vans)
    • 4.7% fail on Springs (120% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 2.0% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (180% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Coil springs (72% worse than other 1999 vans)
        • 1.6% fail on Coil spring (74% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Leaf springs (140% worse than other 1999 vans)
        • 0.76% fail on Leaf spring (190% worse than other 1999 vans)
        • 0.25% fail on Fixings and fixing bolts (2 times worse than other 1999 vans)
        • 0.20% fail on Anchor pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 1999 vans)
        • 0.20% fail on Shackle pins and bushes (23% worse than other 1999 vans)
        • 0.10% fail on Shackle bracket (92% worse than other 1999 vans)
    • 1.9% fail on Wheel bearings (27% worse than other 1999 vans)
    • 1.8% fail on Anti-roll bars (31% better than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.91% fail on Pins and bushes (23% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.76% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (29% better than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Linkage (7.8% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.051% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.051% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 1.8% fail on Suspension arms (60% better than other 1999 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint (45% better than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.25% fail on Suspension arm (60% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Pins and bushes (79% better than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint dust cover (90% better than other 1999 vans)
    • 0.86% fail on Shock absorbers (7.2% better than other 1999 vans)
    • 0.40% fail on Sub-frames (52% better than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.35% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (49% better than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.051% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.25% fail on Other suspension component (64% better than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Other suspension component (190% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.051% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.051% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.051% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.10% fail on Macpherson strut (15% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.051% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.051% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 19% fail on Body, chassis, structure (32% worse than other 1999 vans)
    • 6.0% fail on Chassis (110% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 6.0% fail on Chassis condition (110% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Strengthening plate (190% worse than other 1999 vans)
    • 5.9% fail on Transmission (50% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 5.8% fail on Prop shafts (5 times worse than other 1999 vans)
        • 4.3% fail on Prop shaft (6 times worse than other 1999 vans)
        • 0.51% fail on Joints (110% worse than other 1999 vans)
        • 0.51% fail on Flexible couplings (6 times worse than other 1999 vans)
        • 0.51% fail on Bearing housing (6 times worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Drive shafts (97% better than other 1999 vans)
        • 0.051% fail on Drive shaft
        • 0.051% fail on Bearing housing
    • 4.7% fail on Integral vehicle structure (63% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 4.6% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (63% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.051% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 3.5% fail on Exhaust system (13% better than other 1999 vans)
    • 1.9% fail on Body (100% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Panel (150% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.56% fail on Other body component (37% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Body condition (140% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Mounting fixings (3 times worse than other 1999 vans)
    • 1.5% fail on Seats (2 times worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Driver's seat (3 times worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.051% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.86% fail on Fuel system (21% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.45% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (72% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.20% fail on Pipe (1.4% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Tank (7.8% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.051% fail on Hose
      • 0.051% fail on System
    • 0.66% fail on Cabs (78% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.51% fail on Prescribed areas (76% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Steps (120% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.051% fail on Cab condition
    • 0.51% fail on Towbar (21% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.45% fail on Vehicle structure (23% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.051% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.40% fail on Doors (60% better than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Driver's door (71% better than other 1999 vans)
        • 0.15% fail on Door condition (70% better than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Front passenger's door (54% better than other 1999 vans)
        • 0.15% fail on Door condition (52% better than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Other passenger's door (58% better than other 1999 vans)
        • 0.10% fail on Door condition (55% better than other 1999 vans)
    • 0.30% fail on Bumpers (40% worse than other 1999 vans)
    • 0.15% fail on Engine mounting (120% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Engine mounting condition (120% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.051% fail on Bracket
    • 0.15% fail on Floor (7.8% worse than other 1999 vans)
    • 0.10% fail on Spare wheel (92% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.051% fail on Spare wheel condition
      • 0.051% fail on Carrier
    • 0.051% fail on Load security
      • 0.051% fail on Dropside
        • 0.051% fail on Other dropside component
  • 17% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (14% better than other 1999 vans)
    • 4.7% fail on Headlamps (10% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 4.6% fail on Headlamp (15% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Headlamp levelling device (63% better than other 1999 vans)
    • 4.4% fail on Electrical equipment (14% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 3.0% fail on Battery(ies) (170% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Horn (51% better than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Electrical wiring (0.52% better than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Trailer electrical socket (23% worse than other 1999 vans)
    • 3.9% fail on Stop lamp (2.0% better than other 1999 vans)
    • 2.9% fail on Direction indicators (7.8% better than other 1999 vans)
      • 2.9% fail on Flashing type (7.8% better than other 1999 vans)
        • 1.6% fail on Individual direction indicators (25% better than other 1999 vans)
        • 1.0% fail on Side repeaters (25% worse than other 1999 vans)
        • 0.40% fail on All direction indicators (60% worse than other 1999 vans)
        • 0.10% fail on Switch (92% worse than other 1999 vans)
    • 2.9% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (32% better than other 1999 vans)
      • 2.8% fail on Rear fog lamp (33% better than other 1999 vans)
        • 2.8% fail on Rear fog lamp (33% better than other 1999 vans)
        • 0.10% fail on Switch (18% better than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.051% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.051% fail on Front fog lamps
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim (46% better than other 1999 vans)
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim (46% better than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.20% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (28% better than other 1999 vans)
    • 2.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (13% better than other 1999 vans)
    • 0.30% fail on Position lamps (20% better than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.25% fail on Position lamp (30% better than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.051% fail on Switch
    • 0.20% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (50% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Main beam tell-tale (190% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.051% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.15% fail on Rear reflectors (44% better than other 1999 vans)
    • 0.10% fail on Hazard warning (51% better than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Switch (51% better than other 1999 vans)
    • 0.051% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.051% fail on Outline marker lamp
  • 15% fail on Brakes (11% better than other 1999 vans)
    • 11% fail on Brake performance (3.7% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 6.2% fail on Service brake performance (38% worse than other 1999 vans)
        • 6.1% fail on Rbt (38% worse than other 1999 vans)
          • 4.7% fail on Service brake performance (32% worse than other 1999 vans)
          • 2.0% fail on Service brake imbalance (71% worse than other 1999 vans)
        • 0.10% fail on Plate brake tester (33% worse than other 1999 vans)
          • 0.051% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.051% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.051% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.051% fail on Service brake performance
      • 3.9% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (4.1% worse than other 1999 vans)
        • 3.9% fail on Rbt (sp) (5.7% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 3.5% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (19% better than other 1999 vans)
        • 3.5% fail on Rbt (sp) (18% better than other 1999 vans)
          • 2.5% fail on Service brake imbalance (3.6% worse than other 1999 vans)
          • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance (36% better than other 1999 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance (4.9% worse than other 1999 vans)
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt (0.78% better than other 1999 vans)
          • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance (4.9% worse than other 1999 vans)
          • 0.15% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (4.2% better than other 1999 vans)
        • 0.10% fail on Decelerometer (3 times worse than other 1999 vans)
          • 0.10% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (3 times worse than other 1999 vans)
        • 0.051% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.051% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.51% fail on Brake performance not tested (3.9% worse than other 1999 vans)
    • 3.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes (26% better than other 1999 vans)
    • 1.5% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (160% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Pedal (190% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Hand lever (23% worse than other 1999 vans)
    • 1.5% fail on Mechanical brake components (48% better than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.51% fail on Brake linings and pads (62% better than other 1999 vans)
        • 0.40% fail on Brake pads (69% better than other 1999 vans)
        • 0.10% fail on Brake linings (190% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.51% fail on Brake discs and drums (48% better than other 1999 vans)
        • 0.51% fail on Brake discs (47% better than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.51% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (35% better than other 1999 vans)
        • 0.25% fail on Cable (60% better than other 1999 vans)
        • 0.15% fail on Rod (3 times worse than other 1999 vans)
        • 0.051% fail on Linkage
        • 0.051% fail on Clevis joint
    • 0.81% fail on Load sensing valves (52% better than other 1999 vans)
    • 0.76% fail on Other components and prescribed areas (100% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.66% fail on Prescribed areas (100% worse than other 1999 vans)
        • 0.56% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings (4 times worse than other 1999 vans)
        • 0.10% fail on Other braking system component (34% better than other 1999 vans)
        • 0.051% fail on Actuating linkage mounting
      • 0.10% fail on Other components (190% worse than other 1999 vans)
    • 0.45% fail on Parking brake control (25% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.45% fail on Lever (29% worse than other 1999 vans)
    • 0.35% fail on Hydraulic systems (8.6% better than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.20% fail on Brake fluid (44% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Valves (22% better than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.051% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.35% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (40% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.30% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (160% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.051% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.15% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (40% better than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Anti-lock braking system (38% better than other 1999 vans)
    • 0.10% fail on Flexible brake hoses (77% better than other 1999 vans)
    • 0.051% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.051% fail on Servos
  • 10% fail on Visibility (7.7% worse than other 1999 vans)
    • 5.6% fail on Washers (31% worse than other 1999 vans)
    • 4.3% fail on Wipers (11% better than other 1999 vans)
    • 0.66% fail on Bonnet (120% worse than other 1999 vans)
    • 0.35% fail on Condition of glass (63% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.35% fail on Windscreen (63% worse than other 1999 vans)
    • 0.35% fail on View to rear (20% better than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.35% fail on Mirrors (20% better than other 1999 vans)
  • 6.8% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (78% worse than other 1999 vans)
    • 6.8% fail on Seat belts (89% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 6.2% fail on Prescribed areas (130% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.61% fail on Condition (24% better than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Requirements (29% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.051% fail on Attachment
      • 0.051% fail on Pre-tensioners
  • 4.5% fail on Steering (18% better than other 1999 vans)
    • 2.6% fail on Steering linkage components (18% better than other 1999 vans)
      • 2.4% fail on Track rod end (13% better than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Locking devices (92% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.051% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.051% fail on Steering arm
    • 1.3% fail on Power steering (130% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.40% fail on Pipes and hoses (200% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.30% fail on Operation (72% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.25% fail on Other components (39% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.20% fail on Pump (3 times worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Rams (4 times worse than other 1999 vans)
    • 0.76% fail on Steering gear (60% better than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.71% fail on Steering rack (63% better than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.051% fail on Operation
    • 0.10% fail on Prescribed areas (22% better than other 1999 vans)
    • 0.10% fail on Steering coupling (7 times worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.051% fail on Flexible coupling
      • 0.051% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.10% fail on Steering play (41% better than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Steering rack (25% better than other 1999 vans)
  • 4.5% fail on Tyres (11% worse than other 1999 vans)
    • 2.4% fail on Tread depth (16% worse than other 1999 vans)
    • 1.8% fail on Condition (5.7% better than other 1999 vans)
    • 0.35% fail on Size/type (68% worse than other 1999 vans)
  • 4.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (12% better than other 1999 vans)
    • 3.3% fail on Exhaust emissions (16% better than other 1999 vans)
      • 2.6% fail on Compression ignition (4.3% worse than other 1999 vans)
        • 1.1% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (170% worse than other 1999 vans)
        • 0.91% fail on Emissions not tested (19% worse than other 1999 vans)
        • 0.56% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (57% better than other 1999 vans)
        • 0.051% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.051% fail on Exhaust gas recirculation valve
        • 0.051% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
      • 0.66% fail on Spark ignition (53% better than other 1999 vans)
        • 0.35% fail on Catalyst emissions (65% better than other 1999 vans)
        • 0.30% fail on Emissions not tested (0.52% better than other 1999 vans)
        • 0.051% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.051% fail on Exhaust gas recirculation valve
    • 1.3% fail on Fluid leaks (41% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Engine oil leaks (77% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Other leaks (26% better than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.051% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 0.71% fail on Identification of the vehicle (22% better than other 1999 vans)
    • 0.71% fail on Registration plates (22% better than other 1999 vans)
  • 0.30% fail on Road Wheels (48% worse than other 1999 vans)
    • 0.30% fail on Attachment (67% worse than other 1999 vans)