Ford Transit MOT Results

Registered in 2011
57.3% pass rate
from 42,106 tests in 2017
(13% worse than other 2011 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 2011 vans and highlighted areas where the Ford Transit is unusually good or bad.

  • 31% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (33% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 17% fail on Registration plate lamp (71% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 11% fail on Stop lamp (88% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 11% fail on Position lamps (53% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 7.9% fail on Front lamps (43% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 3.3% fail on Rear lamps (100% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.22% fail on All position lamps (57% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.0095% fail on Switch
    • 4.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.012% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.0095% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
        • 0.0024% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.012% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.0095% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.0024% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.0071% fail on Switch
      • 0.0047% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.0024% fail on Dipswitch
    • 2.7% fail on Direction indicators (11% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 2.7% fail on Flashing type (11% worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 2.1% fail on Individual lamps (33% worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.38% fail on Side repeaters (47% better than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.30% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.0047% fail on Tell tales
    • 2.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (39% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 2.3% fail on Fog lamp (39% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.066% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.0047% fail on Switch
    • 0.33% fail on Horn (46% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.21% fail on Trailer electrical socket (80% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.13% fail on Hazard warning (56% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.100% fail on Lamp
      • 0.026% fail on Switch (87% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.0095% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.12% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.11% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.071% fail on Rear reflectors (67% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.017% fail on Battery (87% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.0095% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.0047% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.0024% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.0024% fail on All outline markers
  • 14% fail on Suspension (19% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 8.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (110% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 5.2% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (100% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 1.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (87% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Linkage condition (2 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.28% fail on Attachment (110% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.017% fail on Presence (2 times worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 3.3% fail on Suspension arms (79% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 3.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (77% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment (160% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.0095% fail on Condition
    • 2.3% fail on Wheel bearings (140% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 2.0% fail on Front (160% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.39% fail on Rear (79% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 1.4% fail on Leaf springs (95% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.85% fail on Condition (130% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.28% fail on Spring eye (2 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.19% fail on Pins and bushes (45% worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.11% fail on Anchor (150% worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.083% fail on Shackle
        • 0.0047% fail on Other pins and bushes
      • 0.064% fail on Securing bolts (46% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.017% fail on Anchor bracket
      • 0.012% fail on Shackle bracket
      • 0.0095% fail on Spring saddle
      • 0.0024% fail on Spring slippers
    • 0.81% fail on Drive shafts (67% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.79% fail on Front drive shafts (67% better than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.77% fail on Constant velocity joints (67% better than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.012% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.0071% fail on Couplings
      • 0.021% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.017% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.0047% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.41% fail on Front suspension joints (43% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.20% fail on Tie bars/rods (110% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (110% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.024% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.014% fail on Attachment
    • 0.14% fail on Shock absorbers (87% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on Condition (87% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.12% fail on Coil springs (94% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.093% fail on Condition (95% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.026% fail on Location
    • 0.064% fail on Bonded suspension (2 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.062% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.0024% fail on Attachment
    • 0.038% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.019% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.019% fail on Spring mounting (180% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.031% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.026% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0047% fail on Condition
    • 0.017% fail on Macpherson strut (96% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.017% fail on Condition (96% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.017% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.0095% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0071% fail on Condition
    • 0.0095% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.0047% fail on Axles
      • 0.0047% fail on Axle beam
    • 0.0024% fail on General condition
    • 0.0024% fail on Torsion bars
      • 0.0024% fail on Attachment
    • 0.0024% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.0024% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0024% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.0024% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 13% fail on Brakes (29% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 6.9% fail on Hub components (67% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 5.5% fail on Brake pads (57% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 2.1% fail on Brake discs (130% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.026% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.0047% fail on Wheel cylinder
    • 3.7% fail on Hydraulic systems (96% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 3.5% fail on Components (100% worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 3.2% fail on Pipes (130% worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.17% fail on Hoses (32% better than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.064% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.0024% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.0024% fail on Valves
      • 0.13% fail on Operation (71% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on Leaks
      • 0.10% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 3.3% fail on Brake performance (21% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 1.9% fail on Parking brake performance (26% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.94% fail on Rear wheels (48% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.84% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.52% fail on Service brake performance (45% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.27% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.047% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.0047% fail on Brake operation
    • 1.1% fail on Service brake control components (74% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Pedal (74% worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 1.1% fail on Anti-slip (81% worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.059% fail on Condition
    • 0.47% fail on ABS
    • 0.23% fail on Parking brake (65% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.23% fail on Condition (64% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.0024% fail on Fitment
    • 0.18% fail on Electronic stability system (66% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.066% fail on Mechanical components (61% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.055% fail on Cable (61% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.0047% fail on Lever
      • 0.0024% fail on Linkage
      • 0.0024% fail on Clevis joint
      • 0.0024% fail on Pivot
    • 0.047% fail on Restricted movement (55% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.0095% fail on Additional braking devices
    • 0.0095% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0071% fail on Components
        • 0.0047% fail on Servos
        • 0.0024% fail on Pipes
      • 0.0024% fail on Operation
    • 0.0047% fail on Full power hydraulic systems
      • 0.0047% fail on Warning
    • 0.0047% fail on Locking devices
  • 8.8% fail on Driver's view of the road (13% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 4.4% fail on Wipers (14% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 2.5% fail on Washers (13% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 1.4% fail on Mirrors (92% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 1.2% fail on Windscreen (23% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.18% fail on Bonnet (62% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.0071% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.0024% fail on Drivers view
    • 0.0024% fail on Glazing
      • 0.0024% fail on Windows
  • 5.7% fail on Tyres
    • 3.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.085% fail on Size/type
    • 0.055% fail on Valve stem
  • 2.4% fail on Steering (22% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 1.8% fail on Steering system (34% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Track rod end (33% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.076% fail on Ball joint (53% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.033% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.031% fail on Free play (68% better than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.031% fail on Steering rack (67% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.019% fail on Steering arm (74% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.0047% fail on Other components
        • 0.0047% fail on Steering component
      • 0.0024% fail on Steering box
      • 0.0024% fail on Intermediate drop arm
    • 0.57% fail on Power steering (92% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.30% fail on Operation (110% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.24% fail on Pipes and hoses (150% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.040% fail on Other components
      • 0.012% fail on Pump
      • 0.0095% fail on Drive system
      • 0.0047% fail on Rams
    • 0.059% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.026% fail on Steering control
      • 0.012% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.012% fail on Universal joint
      • 0.0071% fail on Steering wheel
      • 0.0024% fail on Steering lock
      • 0.0024% fail on Steering column
      • 0.0024% fail on Steering shaft
    • 0.014% fail on Locking devices
  • 1.4% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 1.1% fail on Fuel system (70% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.29% fail on Tank (110% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.28% fail on Cap (100% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on System
      • 0.16% fail on Pipe (85% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Hose (130% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.11% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.10% fail on Emissions (130% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.081% fail on Exhaust system (86% better than other 2011 vans)
  • 1.3% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (35% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.50% fail on Seats (160% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.47% fail on Drivers (2 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.024% fail on Passengers (54% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.40% fail on Body condition
    • 0.30% fail on Doors
      • 0.12% fail on Passengers front (54% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.047% fail on Drivers
      • 0.019% fail on Emergency exits
      • 0.0071% fail on Passenger entrance/exit doors (Class 5)
    • 0.047% fail on Load security
      • 0.031% fail on Loading door
      • 0.012% fail on Dropside (2 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.0047% fail on Hinged tailboard
      • 0.0024% fail on Access panel
    • 0.045% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.031% fail on Spare wheel
    • 0.021% fail on Body security
    • 0.012% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.012% fail on Chassis
    • 0.0047% fail on Steps and stairs
      • 0.0024% fail on Steps
      • 0.0024% fail on Retractable steps
    • 0.0024% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.88% fail on Registration plates and VIN (16% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.88% fail on Registration plate (16% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.0047% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.80% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (25% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.60% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.39% fail on Condition
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment (95% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.064% fail on Requirements
      • 0.047% fail on Prescribed areas (120% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.21% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (61% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.19% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (62% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.014% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.19% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.12% fail on Attachment
    • 0.071% fail on Condition
    • 0.0024% fail on Halfshafts
  • 0.045% fail on Towbars
    • 0.038% fail on Towbar
    • 0.0024% fail on Swivelling towbar
    • 0.0024% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.0024% fail on Adjustable towbar
  • 0.012% fail on Driving Controls and Speed Limiters
    • 0.0095% fail on Speed limiter plate
    • 0.0024% fail on Speed limiter