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Ford Transit MOT Results

Registered in 2000
49.4% pass rate
from 5,984 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 2000 vans and highlighted areas where the Ford Transit is unusually good or bad.

  • 28% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 9.4% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 7.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.2% fail on Rear lamps (40% worse than other 2000 vans)
      • 3.6% fail on Front lamps (24% better than other 2000 vans)
      • 0.23% fail on All position lamps
    • 6.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 6.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 4.1% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.12% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.12% fail on Switch
    • 3.6% fail on Horn (29% worse than other 2000 vans)
    • 3.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.6% fail on Individual lamps (34% better than other 2000 vans)
        • 0.97% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.67% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.067% fail on Tell tales
        • 0.033% fail on Switch
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamps (21% better than other 2000 vans)
      • 3.1% fail on Headlamp (21% better than other 2000 vans)
      • 0.067% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.067% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.033% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.033% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.017% fail on Dipswitch
    • 2.6% fail on Battery (25% worse than other 2000 vans)
    • 0.99% fail on Hazard warning (81% worse than other 2000 vans)
      • 0.57% fail on Lamp (100% worse than other 2000 vans)
      • 0.33% fail on Switch
      • 0.10% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.30% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.25% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.13% fail on Rear reflectors (69% better than other 2000 vans)
    • 0.13% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 27% fail on Suspension (15% worse than other 2000 vans)
    • 18% fail on Prescribed areas (61% worse than other 2000 vans)
      • 11% fail on Component mounting (58% worse than other 2000 vans)
      • 9.7% fail on Spring mounting (130% worse than other 2000 vans)
      • 2.2% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 4.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.10% fail on Condition
      • 0.067% fail on Attachment
    • 4.1% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (32% worse than other 2000 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (33% better than other 2000 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage condition (120% worse than other 2000 vans)
      • 0.47% fail on Attachment (80% worse than other 2000 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
      • 0.050% fail on Presence (4 times worse than other 2000 vans)
    • 3.1% fail on Wheel bearings (44% worse than other 2000 vans)
      • 2.8% fail on Front (82% worse than other 2000 vans)
      • 0.33% fail on Rear (48% better than other 2000 vans)
    • 2.8% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 2.0% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.0% fail on Condition
    • 1.8% fail on Leaf springs (44% worse than other 2000 vans)
      • 0.94% fail on Condition (110% worse than other 2000 vans)
      • 0.43% fail on Pins and bushes
        • 0.23% fail on Shackle
        • 0.20% fail on Anchor
      • 0.18% fail on Spring eye (190% worse than other 2000 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Anchor bracket
      • 0.067% fail on Securing bolts
      • 0.033% fail on Spring saddle
      • 0.017% fail on Shackle bracket
    • 0.33% fail on Coil springs (72% better than other 2000 vans)
      • 0.32% fail on Condition (73% better than other 2000 vans)
      • 0.017% fail on Location
    • 0.30% fail on Drive shafts (92% better than other 2000 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Front drive shafts (96% better than other 2000 vans)
        • 0.15% fail on Constant velocity joints (96% better than other 2000 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.13% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.033% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.12% fail on Sub-frames (63% better than other 2000 vans)
      • 0.084% fail on Attachment
      • 0.033% fail on Condition (86% better than other 2000 vans)
    • 0.067% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.050% fail on Attachment
      • 0.017% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.050% fail on Macpherson strut (81% better than other 2000 vans)
      • 0.050% fail on Condition (81% better than other 2000 vans)
    • 0.050% fail on Axles
      • 0.033% fail on Axle beam
      • 0.017% fail on Clearance
    • 0.033% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.033% fail on Condition
    • 0.033% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.033% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.017% fail on General condition
    • 0.017% fail on Torsion bars
      • 0.017% fail on Condition
  • 23% fail on Brakes (9.7% worse than other 2000 vans)
    • 16% fail on Brake performance (24% worse than other 2000 vans)
      • 7.5% fail on Parking brake performance (41% worse than other 2000 vans)
      • 6.8% fail on Rear wheels (24% worse than other 2000 vans)
      • 6.6% fail on Front wheels (35% worse than other 2000 vans)
      • 5.3% fail on Service brake performance (46% worse than other 2000 vans)
      • 1.9% fail on Brake imbalance (54% worse than other 2000 vans)
      • 0.22% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.050% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.017% fail on Gradient hand brake
    • 9.9% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 9.3% fail on Components
        • 6.6% fail on Pipes (22% worse than other 2000 vans)
        • 2.4% fail on Valves
        • 0.70% fail on Hoses (65% better than other 2000 vans)
        • 0.25% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.13% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.55% fail on Leaks
      • 0.23% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.12% fail on Operation
    • 2.1% fail on Hub components
      • 1.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.0% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.13% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.12% fail on Wheel cylinder
      • 0.067% fail on Brake drums
    • 1.9% fail on Parking brake (58% worse than other 2000 vans)
      • 1.9% fail on Condition (58% worse than other 2000 vans)
    • 1.2% fail on Service brake control components (87% worse than other 2000 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Pedal (87% worse than other 2000 vans)
        • 1.0% fail on Anti-slip (110% worse than other 2000 vans)
        • 0.20% fail on Condition
    • 0.89% fail on Prescribed areas (150% worse than other 2000 vans)
      • 0.52% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings (2 times worse than other 2000 vans)
      • 0.23% fail on Actuating linkage mounting (150% worse than other 2000 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
    • 0.45% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.35% fail on Cable
      • 0.050% fail on Rod
      • 0.017% fail on Relay lever
      • 0.017% fail on Clevis joint
      • 0.017% fail on Pivot
    • 0.37% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.10% fail on ABS
    • 0.033% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.033% fail on Components
        • 0.017% fail on Pipes
        • 0.017% fail on Valves
    • 0.017% fail on Additional braking devices
  • 14% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (73% worse than other 2000 vans)
    • 8.8% fail on Body condition (96% worse than other 2000 vans)
    • 4.8% fail on Vehicle structure (87% worse than other 2000 vans)
      • 4.8% fail on Chassis (87% worse than other 2000 vans)
    • 1.7% fail on Seats (150% worse than other 2000 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Drivers (2 times worse than other 2000 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Passengers
    • 0.90% fail on Doors
      • 0.45% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.35% fail on Drivers
      • 0.13% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.033% fail on Emergency exits
    • 0.42% fail on Body security (110% worse than other 2000 vans)
    • 0.17% fail on Load security
      • 0.084% fail on Loading door
      • 0.050% fail on Dropside (4 times worse than other 2000 vans)
      • 0.017% fail on Access panel
      • 0.017% fail on Tailgate
    • 0.067% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.050% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.033% fail on Steps and stairs
      • 0.017% fail on Steps
      • 0.017% fail on Retractable steps
    • 0.017% fail on Spare wheel
  • 13% fail on Driver's view of the road (10% worse than other 2000 vans)
    • 6.6% fail on Wipers
    • 4.2% fail on Washers
    • 1.6% fail on Mirrors (81% worse than other 2000 vans)
    • 1.4% fail on Windscreen (59% worse than other 2000 vans)
    • 0.52% fail on Bonnet (85% worse than other 2000 vans)
    • 0.017% fail on Glazing
      • 0.017% fail on Windows
  • 11% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (87% worse than other 2000 vans)
    • 10% fail on Seat belts (100% worse than other 2000 vans)
      • 9.2% fail on Prescribed areas (130% worse than other 2000 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
      • 0.18% fail on Attachment
      • 0.15% fail on Requirements
    • 0.52% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.48% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.033% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 8.8% fail on Tyres (19% worse than other 2000 vans)
    • 5.6% fail on Tread depth (38% worse than other 2000 vans)
    • 3.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.53% fail on Size/type
    • 0.12% fail on Valve stem
  • 8.5% fail on Steering (13% worse than other 2000 vans)
    • 6.7% fail on Steering system
      • 5.6% fail on Track rod end (43% worse than other 2000 vans)
      • 0.65% fail on Steering rack (64% better than other 2000 vans)
      • 0.47% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.20% fail on Free play
        • 0.20% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.12% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.033% fail on Drag link end
    • 2.0% fail on Power steering (120% worse than other 2000 vans)
      • 0.84% fail on Operation (130% worse than other 2000 vans)
      • 0.67% fail on Pipes and hoses (150% worse than other 2000 vans)
      • 0.47% fail on Other components (82% worse than other 2000 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on Pump
      • 0.033% fail on Drive system
    • 0.17% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.067% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.050% fail on Steering control (74% better than other 2000 vans)
      • 0.050% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.033% fail on Universal joint
        • 0.017% fail on Flexible coupling
    • 0.033% fail on Locking devices
  • 7.6% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (11% better than other 2000 vans)
    • 3.3% fail on Exhaust system (41% better than other 2000 vans)
    • 2.7% fail on Fuel system (74% worse than other 2000 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Cap (150% worse than other 2000 vans)
      • 0.84% fail on Tank (150% worse than other 2000 vans)
      • 0.58% fail on System
      • 0.15% fail on Pipe
      • 0.050% fail on Hose
    • 1.9% fail on Emissions
    • 0.58% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 1.5% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate
    • 0.033% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.79% fail on Towbars (71% worse than other 2000 vans)
    • 0.58% fail on Vehicle structure (79% worse than other 2000 vans)
    • 0.20% fail on Towbar
    • 0.017% fail on Swivelling towbar
  • 0.45% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.40% fail on Attachment (85% worse than other 2000 vans)
    • 0.050% fail on Condition
  • 0.017% fail on Driving Controls and Speed Limiters
    • 0.017% fail on Driving controls