Ford Transit MOT Results

Registered in 2010
55.6% pass rate
from 35,997 tests in 2017
(12% worse than other 2010 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 2010 vans and highlighted areas where the Ford Transit is unusually good or bad.

  • 32% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (32% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 17% fail on Registration plate lamp (64% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 11% fail on Stop lamp (83% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 11% fail on Position lamps (50% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 7.9% fail on Front lamps (43% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 3.3% fail on Rear lamps (83% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.20% fail on All position lamps (39% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.025% fail on Switch (2 times worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 4.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.6% fail on Direction indicators (32% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 3.6% fail on Flashing type (32% worse than other 2010 vans)
        • 2.8% fail on Individual lamps (57% worse than other 2010 vans)
        • 0.58% fail on Side repeaters (28% better than other 2010 vans)
        • 0.35% fail on All direction indicators (30% worse than other 2010 vans)
        • 0.0056% fail on Switch
      • 0.0028% fail on Semaphore
        • 0.0028% fail on Tell tales
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamps (8.1% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 3.1% fail on Headlamp (8.4% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.011% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.0056% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.0056% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.011% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.0083% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.0028% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.011% fail on Switch
      • 0.0028% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.0028% fail on Dipswitch
    • 2.4% fail on Rear fog lamp (33% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 2.3% fail on Fog lamp (33% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.089% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.0083% fail on Switch
    • 0.40% fail on Horn (39% better than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.19% fail on Trailer electrical socket (51% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.15% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.10% fail on Rear reflectors (65% better than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.10% fail on Hazard warning (65% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.083% fail on Lamp
      • 0.011% fail on Switch (95% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.011% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.10% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.028% fail on Outline marker lamps (2 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.014% fail on Rear lamps (2 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.014% fail on All outline markers (2 times worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.019% fail on Battery (89% better than other 2010 vans)
  • 16% fail on Brakes (36% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 7.7% fail on Hub components (77% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 5.7% fail on Brake pads (61% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 2.6% fail on Brake discs (150% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.28% fail on Brake calipers (75% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.011% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.0056% fail on Wheel cylinder
      • 0.0028% fail on Brake drums
    • 5.8% fail on Hydraulic systems (110% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 5.5% fail on Components (120% worse than other 2010 vans)
        • 5.3% fail on Pipes (140% worse than other 2010 vans)
        • 0.19% fail on Hoses (39% better than other 2010 vans)
        • 0.047% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.0083% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.0056% fail on Valves (88% better than other 2010 vans)
        • 0.0028% fail on Servos
      • 0.22% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (86% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.18% fail on Leaks (59% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.086% fail on Operation
    • 4.6% fail on Brake performance (12% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 2.9% fail on Parking brake performance (15% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 1.9% fail on Rear wheels (19% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.68% fail on Service brake performance (100% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.24% fail on Brake imbalance (32% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.067% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.019% fail on Brake operation
    • 1.1% fail on Service brake control components (65% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Pedal (65% worse than other 2010 vans)
        • 1.00% fail on Anti-slip (72% worse than other 2010 vans)
        • 0.072% fail on Condition
    • 0.67% fail on ABS (27% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.41% fail on Parking brake (52% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.41% fail on Condition (52% better than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.21% fail on Electronic stability system (64% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.13% fail on Mechanical components (40% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Cable (43% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.014% fail on Lever
      • 0.0083% fail on Linkage
      • 0.0056% fail on Clevis joint
      • 0.0056% fail on Pivot
    • 0.13% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.019% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.014% fail on Components
        • 0.011% fail on Pipes
        • 0.0028% fail on Servos
      • 0.0028% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
      • 0.0028% fail on Leaks
    • 0.014% fail on Additional braking devices
    • 0.0056% fail on Full power hydraulic systems
      • 0.0056% fail on Warning
    • 0.0056% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.0028% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.0028% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
  • 14% fail on Suspension (5.6% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 7.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (68% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 4.6% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (61% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 1.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (45% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage condition (2 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.31% fail on Attachment (87% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.014% fail on Presence (3 times worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 3.7% fail on Suspension arms (70% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 3.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (67% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.014% fail on Condition
    • 2.5% fail on Wheel bearings (130% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 2.1% fail on Front (140% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.48% fail on Rear (96% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 1.5% fail on Leaf springs (99% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.94% fail on Condition (150% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.26% fail on Spring eye (3 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.20% fail on Pins and bushes
        • 0.11% fail on Shackle
        • 0.10% fail on Anchor (130% worse than other 2010 vans)
        • 0.0056% fail on Other pins and bushes
      • 0.094% fail on Securing bolts
      • 0.039% fail on Anchor bracket
      • 0.017% fail on Shackle bracket
      • 0.0056% fail on Spring saddle
    • 0.87% fail on Drive shafts (69% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.85% fail on Front drive shafts (69% better than other 2010 vans)
        • 0.83% fail on Constant velocity joints (70% better than other 2010 vans)
        • 0.022% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.0056% fail on Couplings
      • 0.022% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.019% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.0028% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.73% fail on Front suspension joints (24% better than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.21% fail on Shock absorbers (82% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Condition (82% better than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.16% fail on Tie bars/rods (56% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (47% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.011% fail on Condition
      • 0.011% fail on Attachment
    • 0.14% fail on Prescribed areas (68% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.069% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.064% fail on Spring mounting (110% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.0028% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.13% fail on Coil springs (94% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Condition (95% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.022% fail on Location
    • 0.089% fail on Bonded suspension (2 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.089% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.031% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.031% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.022% fail on Macpherson strut (94% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.022% fail on Condition (94% better than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.011% fail on Sub-frames (74% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.0056% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0028% fail on Condition
      • 0.0028% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0056% fail on Axles
      • 0.0028% fail on Swivel joints/housing
      • 0.0028% fail on Clearance
    • 0.0028% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.0028% fail on Other components
    • 0.0028% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.0028% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0028% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 9.2% fail on Driver's view of the road (13% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 4.5% fail on Wipers (14% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 2.8% fail on Washers (9.2% better than other 2010 vans)
    • 1.5% fail on Mirrors (93% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 1.2% fail on Windscreen (18% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.19% fail on Bonnet (66% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.017% fail on Drivers view (3 times worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.0056% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.0056% fail on Glazing
      • 0.0028% fail on Glazing/screen/partition
      • 0.0028% fail on Windows
  • 6.0% fail on Tyres
    • 3.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.4% fail on Condition (11% better than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.081% fail on Size/type (49% better than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.078% fail on Valve stem
  • 3.7% fail on Steering
    • 2.9% fail on Steering system (9.5% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 2.6% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.16% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.083% fail on Ball joint (57% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.039% fail on Free play (66% better than other 2010 vans)
        • 0.039% fail on Steering rack (66% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.033% fail on Steering arm (70% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.017% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.0083% fail on Other components
        • 0.0056% fail on Steering pivot point
        • 0.0028% fail on Steering component
    • 0.77% fail on Power steering (85% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.38% fail on Operation (95% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.37% fail on Pipes and hoses (140% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.094% fail on Other components
      • 0.022% fail on Pump
      • 0.0056% fail on Rams
      • 0.0028% fail on Drive system
    • 0.092% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.019% fail on Steering control (76% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.0083% fail on Steering lock
      • 0.0083% fail on Steering wheel
      • 0.0028% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.0028% fail on Flexible coupling
    • 0.019% fail on Locking devices
  • 1.7% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (48% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.68% fail on Doors (100% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.24% fail on Passengers other (95% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.22% fail on Passengers front (120% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on Drivers
      • 0.092% fail on Emergency exits (2 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.028% fail on Passenger entrance/exit doors (Class 5) (2 times worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.51% fail on Body condition
    • 0.34% fail on Seats (100% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.31% fail on Drivers (170% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.031% fail on Passengers
    • 0.056% fail on Vehicle structure (130% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.056% fail on Chassis (130% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.050% fail on Load security
      • 0.039% fail on Loading door
      • 0.0083% fail on Dropside
      • 0.0028% fail on Access panel
      • 0.0028% fail on Tailgate
    • 0.044% fail on Body security
    • 0.033% fail on Spare wheel
    • 0.028% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.0056% fail on Steps and stairs
      • 0.0056% fail on Steps
    • 0.0028% fail on Speedometer
  • 1.4% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (14% better than other 2010 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on Fuel system (60% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.30% fail on Cap (92% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.23% fail on Hose (160% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on System
      • 0.20% fail on Pipe (99% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Tank
    • 0.16% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.15% fail on Exhaust system (83% better than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.11% fail on Emissions
  • 1.2% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.89% fail on Seat belts (28% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.57% fail on Condition
      • 0.19% fail on Prescribed areas (110% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.081% fail on Attachment
      • 0.058% fail on Requirements
      • 0.0028% fail on Installation check
        • 0.0028% fail on Anchorage's
    • 0.30% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (51% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.28% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (52% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.019% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.0028% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 1.1% fail on Registration plates and VIN (31% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate (31% worse than other 2010 vans)
  • 0.18% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.15% fail on Attachment
    • 0.031% fail on Condition (56% better than other 2010 vans)
  • 0.058% fail on Driving Controls and Speed Limiters (180% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.053% fail on Speed limiter plate (180% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.0056% fail on Driving controls
    • 0.0028% fail on Speed limiter
  • 0.050% fail on Towbars
    • 0.042% fail on Towbar
    • 0.0056% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.0028% fail on Swivelling towbar