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Ford Transit MOT Results

Registered in 2001
47.7% pass rate
from 14,500 tests in 2017
(3.1% worse than other 2001 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 2001 vans and highlighted areas where the Ford Transit is unusually good or bad.

  • 32% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (5.9% worse than other 2001 vans)
    • 12% fail on Registration plate lamp (27% worse than other 2001 vans)
    • 9.4% fail on Position lamps (16% worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 5.0% fail on Front lamps
      • 4.9% fail on Rear lamps (51% worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 0.32% fail on All position lamps (68% worse than other 2001 vans)
    • 7.5% fail on Stop lamp (15% worse than other 2001 vans)
    • 7.2% fail on Headlamp aim (11% worse than other 2001 vans)
    • 4.9% fail on Rear fog lamp (16% worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 4.9% fail on Fog lamp (18% worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.021% fail on Switch (84% better than other 2001 vans)
    • 4.3% fail on Horn (47% worse than other 2001 vans)
    • 3.3% fail on Direction indicators (20% better than other 2001 vans)
      • 3.3% fail on Flashing type (20% better than other 2001 vans)
        • 2.1% fail on Individual lamps (19% better than other 2001 vans)
        • 0.70% fail on Side repeaters (43% better than other 2001 vans)
        • 0.48% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.097% fail on Tell tales
        • 0.014% fail on Switch
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamps (16% better than other 2001 vans)
      • 3.1% fail on Headlamp (17% better than other 2001 vans)
      • 0.062% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.041% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.021% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.028% fail on Switch
      • 0.021% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.014% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
        • 0.0069% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.021% fail on Dipswitch
      • 0.0069% fail on Matched pair
    • 0.73% fail on Hazard warning (41% worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 0.43% fail on Lamp (62% worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 0.30% fail on Switch
      • 0.062% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.39% fail on Trailer electrical socket (43% worse than other 2001 vans)
    • 0.23% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.19% fail on Battery (88% better than other 2001 vans)
    • 0.14% fail on Rear reflectors (58% better than other 2001 vans)
    • 0.12% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 28% fail on Suspension (17% worse than other 2001 vans)
    • 17% fail on Prescribed areas (67% worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 9.9% fail on Spring mounting (120% worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 9.6% fail on Component mounting (53% worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 2.2% fail on Subframe mounting (24% worse than other 2001 vans)
    • 5.0% fail on Suspension arms (14% worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 4.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (16% worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 0.048% fail on Attachment
      • 0.021% fail on Condition (74% better than other 2001 vans)
    • 4.1% fail on Wheel bearings (65% worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 3.6% fail on Front (89% worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 0.52% fail on Rear
    • 3.0% fail on Front suspension joints (16% worse than other 2001 vans)
    • 2.8% fail on Anti-roll bars (25% better than other 2001 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (47% better than other 2001 vans)
      • 0.94% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.60% fail on Linkage condition (37% worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 0.37% fail on Attachment
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
      • 0.0069% fail on Presence
    • 1.7% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.7% fail on Condition
      • 0.014% fail on Fitment
    • 1.7% fail on Leaf springs (32% worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 0.96% fail on Condition (80% worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 0.31% fail on Pins and bushes (34% better than other 2001 vans)
        • 0.20% fail on Anchor (72% worse than other 2001 vans)
        • 0.12% fail on Shackle (68% better than other 2001 vans)
        • 0.0069% fail on Other pins and bushes
      • 0.23% fail on Spring eye (150% worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Anchor bracket
      • 0.069% fail on Shackle bracket
      • 0.034% fail on Securing bolts
      • 0.014% fail on Spring slippers
      • 0.0069% fail on Spring saddle
    • 1.5% fail on Drive shafts (60% better than other 2001 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Front drive shafts (64% better than other 2001 vans)
        • 1.3% fail on Constant velocity joints (65% better than other 2001 vans)
        • 0.014% fail on Couplings
        • 0.014% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.19% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension (80% worse than other 2001 vans)
        • 0.14% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.069% fail on Universal joint (2 times worse than other 2001 vans)
    • 0.59% fail on Coil springs (61% better than other 2001 vans)
      • 0.52% fail on Condition (64% better than other 2001 vans)
      • 0.069% fail on Location
    • 0.076% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.069% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0069% fail on Attachment
    • 0.076% fail on Sub-frames (69% better than other 2001 vans)
      • 0.041% fail on Attachment
      • 0.028% fail on Condition (82% better than other 2001 vans)
      • 0.0069% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.069% fail on General condition
    • 0.055% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.048% fail on Condition
      • 0.0069% fail on Attachment
    • 0.048% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.028% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.021% fail on Attachment
    • 0.034% fail on Macpherson strut (87% better than other 2001 vans)
      • 0.034% fail on Condition (87% better than other 2001 vans)
    • 0.034% fail on Axles (84% better than other 2001 vans)
      • 0.021% fail on Clearance
      • 0.0069% fail on Axle beam
      • 0.0069% fail on Swivel joints/housing
    • 0.028% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.0069% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.0069% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 23% fail on Brakes
    • 15% fail on Brake performance (8.1% worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 6.2% fail on Front wheels (23% worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 6.2% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 6.1% fail on Rear wheels (9.0% worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 4.3% fail on Service brake performance (16% worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 1.9% fail on Brake imbalance (56% worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.041% fail on Brake operation
    • 10% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 9.8% fail on Components
        • 7.2% fail on Pipes (17% worse than other 2001 vans)
        • 2.8% fail on Valves (13% better than other 2001 vans)
        • 0.39% fail on Hoses (76% better than other 2001 vans)
        • 0.26% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.090% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.0069% fail on Servos
      • 0.67% fail on Leaks
      • 0.20% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.097% fail on Operation
    • 2.6% fail on Hub components
      • 1.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.83% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.18% fail on Brake drums (140% worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on Wheel cylinder (150% worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.028% fail on Brake linings
    • 1.6% fail on Parking brake (24% worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Condition (24% worse than other 2001 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Service brake control components (84% worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Pedal (84% worse than other 2001 vans)
        • 1.3% fail on Anti-slip (110% worse than other 2001 vans)
        • 0.069% fail on Condition
    • 0.92% fail on Prescribed areas (140% worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 0.48% fail on Actuating linkage mounting (190% worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 0.30% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings (120% worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
    • 0.25% fail on Restricted movement (37% better than other 2001 vans)
    • 0.23% fail on ABS
    • 0.17% fail on Mechanical components (70% better than other 2001 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Cable (68% better than other 2001 vans)
      • 0.0069% fail on Linkage
      • 0.0069% fail on Lever
    • 0.041% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.028% fail on Components
        • 0.014% fail on Valves
        • 0.0069% fail on Pipes
        • 0.0069% fail on Servos
      • 0.0069% fail on Operation
      • 0.0069% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
    • 0.014% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.0069% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.0069% fail on Full power hydraulic systems
      • 0.0069% fail on Warning
  • 14% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (67% worse than other 2001 vans)
    • 7.5% fail on Body condition (69% worse than other 2001 vans)
    • 5.3% fail on Vehicle structure (90% worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 5.3% fail on Chassis (90% worse than other 2001 vans)
    • 2.0% fail on Doors (66% worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Passengers front (100% worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 0.66% fail on Drivers (55% worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 0.41% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.034% fail on Emergency exits
      • 0.014% fail on Passenger entrance/exit doors (Class 5)
    • 1.2% fail on Seats (75% worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Drivers (120% worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 0.083% fail on Passengers (54% better than other 2001 vans)
    • 0.25% fail on Engine mountings (68% worse than other 2001 vans)
    • 0.23% fail on Body security (67% worse than other 2001 vans)
    • 0.19% fail on Load security
      • 0.090% fail on Loading door
      • 0.041% fail on Tailgate
      • 0.028% fail on Dropside
      • 0.021% fail on Access panel
      • 0.0069% fail on Hinged tailboard
    • 0.12% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.034% fail on Spare wheel
    • 0.014% fail on Steps and stairs
      • 0.014% fail on Steps
  • 14% fail on Driver's view of the road (14% worse than other 2001 vans)
    • 7.5% fail on Wipers (14% worse than other 2001 vans)
    • 4.0% fail on Washers (13% better than other 2001 vans)
    • 2.1% fail on Windscreen (74% worse than other 2001 vans)
    • 2.0% fail on Mirrors (69% worse than other 2001 vans)
    • 0.39% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.028% fail on Drivers view
    • 0.014% fail on Glazing
      • 0.014% fail on Windows
    • 0.0069% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 8.8% fail on Steering (13% worse than other 2001 vans)
    • 7.1% fail on Steering system (10% worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 6.4% fail on Track rod end (50% worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 0.39% fail on Steering rack (74% better than other 2001 vans)
      • 0.38% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.062% fail on Free play (70% better than other 2001 vans)
        • 0.062% fail on Steering rack (62% better than other 2001 vans)
      • 0.041% fail on Steering arm (66% better than other 2001 vans)
      • 0.028% fail on Other components (78% better than other 2001 vans)
        • 0.014% fail on Steering pivot point (88% better than other 2001 vans)
        • 0.014% fail on Steering component
      • 0.021% fail on Drag link end (87% better than other 2001 vans)
      • 0.0069% fail on Steering box
    • 1.8% fail on Power steering (69% worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 0.79% fail on Operation (74% worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 0.56% fail on Pipes and hoses (95% worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 0.47% fail on Other components (61% worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 0.097% fail on Pump
      • 0.014% fail on Drive system
      • 0.014% fail on Rams
    • 0.10% fail on Steering operation (52% better than other 2001 vans)
    • 0.055% fail on Steering control (67% better than other 2001 vans)
      • 0.021% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.021% fail on Universal joint
      • 0.014% fail on Steering lock
      • 0.014% fail on Steering wheel
      • 0.0069% fail on Steering shaft
    • 0.055% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.028% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.0069% fail on Rear wheel steering
      • 0.0069% fail on Components
  • 8.6% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (54% worse than other 2001 vans)
    • 8.0% fail on Seat belts (71% worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 7.0% fail on Prescribed areas (97% worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Condition
      • 0.23% fail on Requirements
      • 0.14% fail on Attachment
    • 0.79% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (24% better than other 2001 vans)
      • 0.74% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (23% better than other 2001 vans)
      • 0.055% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 8.5% fail on Tyres (10% worse than other 2001 vans)
    • 5.5% fail on Tread depth (21% worse than other 2001 vans)
    • 3.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.32% fail on Size/type
    • 0.16% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (26% better than other 2001 vans)
    • 2.2% fail on Fuel system (31% worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 0.91% fail on Tank (140% worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 0.90% fail on Cap (63% worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 0.42% fail on System (28% better than other 2001 vans)
      • 0.055% fail on Pipe (66% better than other 2001 vans)
    • 2.1% fail on Emissions (30% worse than other 2001 vans)
    • 1.7% fail on Exhaust system (66% better than other 2001 vans)
    • 0.32% fail on Emissions not tested (54% better than other 2001 vans)
  • 1.6% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate
    • 0.028% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.64% fail on Towbars (40% worse than other 2001 vans)
    • 0.52% fail on Vehicle structure (46% worse than other 2001 vans)
    • 0.13% fail on Towbar
    • 0.0069% fail on Detachable tow ball
  • 0.37% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.32% fail on Attachment
    • 0.041% fail on Condition
  • 0.041% fail on Driving Controls and Speed Limiters
    • 0.028% fail on Driving controls
    • 0.014% fail on Speed limiter plate