Ford Transit MOT Results

Registered in 2013
61.6% pass rate
from 44,531 tests in 2017
(29% worse than other 2013 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 2013 vans and highlighted areas where the Ford Transit is unusually good or bad.

  • 31% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (60% worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 20% fail on Registration plate lamp (130% worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 14% fail on Position lamps (120% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 12% fail on Front lamps (130% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 3.3% fail on Rear lamps (140% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.28% fail on All position lamps (120% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.013% fail on Switch
    • 10% fail on Stop lamp (120% worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 4.6% fail on Headlamp aim (11% worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamps (10% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 2.6% fail on Headlamp (9.6% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.027% fail on Switch (160% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.011% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.0067% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.0045% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.0090% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.0067% fail on Dipswitch
      • 0.0045% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.0045% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 1.8% fail on Direction indicators (17% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 1.8% fail on Flashing type (17% worse than other 2013 vans)
        • 1.2% fail on Individual lamps (43% worse than other 2013 vans)
        • 0.54% fail on Side repeaters (15% better than other 2013 vans)
        • 0.20% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.0022% fail on Tell tales
    • 1.4% fail on Rear fog lamp (28% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Fog lamp (29% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.029% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.45% fail on Horn (56% worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.15% fail on Trailer electrical socket (53% worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.14% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.12% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.092% fail on Lamp (82% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.018% fail on Switch (82% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.013% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.099% fail on Rear reflectors (47% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.049% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.040% fail on Outline marker lamps (3 times worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.018% fail on Rear lamps (3 times worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.013% fail on All outline markers (3 times worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.011% fail on Front lamps (2 times worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.0090% fail on Battery (84% better than other 2013 vans)
  • 8.8% fail on Brakes (31% worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 5.7% fail on Hub components (66% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 4.8% fail on Brake pads (59% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs (120% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.076% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.031% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.0022% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.0022% fail on Wheel cylinder
    • 2.1% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance (12% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.58% fail on Front wheels (23% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.53% fail on Rear wheels (38% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.42% fail on Service brake performance (86% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.040% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.011% fail on Brake operation
    • 0.93% fail on Service brake control components (52% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.93% fail on Pedal (52% worse than other 2013 vans)
        • 0.87% fail on Anti-slip (51% worse than other 2013 vans)
        • 0.058% fail on Condition
    • 0.71% fail on Hydraulic systems (35% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.55% fail on Components (38% worse than other 2013 vans)
        • 0.42% fail on Pipes (130% worse than other 2013 vans)
        • 0.12% fail on Hoses (37% better than other 2013 vans)
        • 0.022% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.065% fail on Operation
      • 0.058% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.045% fail on Leaks
    • 0.29% fail on ABS
    • 0.26% fail on Parking brake (53% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.26% fail on Condition (53% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.17% fail on Electronic stability system (110% worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.065% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.063% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.036% fail on Cable
      • 0.018% fail on Lever
      • 0.0045% fail on Clevis joint
      • 0.0022% fail on Linkage
      • 0.0022% fail on Rod
    • 0.011% fail on Additional braking devices
    • 0.0067% fail on Full power hydraulic systems
      • 0.0067% fail on Warning
    • 0.0067% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0045% fail on Components
        • 0.0022% fail on Pipes
        • 0.0022% fail on Servos
      • 0.0022% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
    • 0.0045% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.0045% fail on Locking devices
  • 7.6% fail on Driver's view of the road (17% worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 4.1% fail on Wipers (20% worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 2.0% fail on Washers (11% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 1.2% fail on Windscreen (29% worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.99% fail on Mirrors (87% worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.092% fail on Bonnet (79% worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.013% fail on Drivers view (2 times worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.0045% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.0045% fail on Glazing
      • 0.0045% fail on Windows
  • 6.0% fail on Suspension (21% worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 2.0% fail on Drive shafts (160% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 2.0% fail on Front drive shafts (160% worse than other 2013 vans)
        • 2.0% fail on Constant velocity joints (160% worse than other 2013 vans)
        • 0.025% fail on Drive shafts (140% worse than other 2013 vans)
        • 0.0090% fail on Couplings
      • 0.029% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension (130% worse than other 2013 vans)
        • 0.029% fail on Drive shafts (160% worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 1.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (20% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.97% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (28% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.31% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.15% fail on Linkage condition (150% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.079% fail on Attachment
      • 0.020% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on Suspension arms (90% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (90% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.038% fail on Attachment (120% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.0045% fail on Condition
    • 1.2% fail on Wheel bearings (170% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.99% fail on Front (180% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.26% fail on Rear (160% worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.24% fail on Leaf springs (25% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Condition
      • 0.043% fail on Spring eye (2 times worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.043% fail on Pins and bushes
        • 0.025% fail on Shackle
        • 0.018% fail on Anchor
      • 0.016% fail on Securing bolts (82% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.0067% fail on Anchor bracket
    • 0.17% fail on Front suspension joints (35% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.11% fail on Shock absorbers (84% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Condition (84% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.034% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.027% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0045% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0022% fail on Condition
    • 0.020% fail on Coil springs (97% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.013% fail on Condition (98% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.0067% fail on Location
    • 0.020% fail on Bonded suspension (190% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.020% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.018% fail on Macpherson strut (94% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.018% fail on Condition (94% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.011% fail on Axles
      • 0.011% fail on Clearance
    • 0.0090% fail on Panhard rods (2 times worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.0045% fail on Condition
      • 0.0045% fail on Attachment
    • 0.0067% fail on General condition
    • 0.0067% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.0067% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0067% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.0045% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.0022% fail on Spring mounting
    • 0.0045% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.0022% fail on Condition
      • 0.0022% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 5.1% fail on Tyres (8.3% worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 2.7% fail on Condition (14% worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 2.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.16% fail on Valve stem (110% worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.070% fail on Size/type
    • 0.0090% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 1.1% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (42% worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.46% fail on Body condition
    • 0.37% fail on Doors (110% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.19% fail on Emergency exits (3 times worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Passengers other (93% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.034% fail on Passenger entrance/exit doors (Class 5) (2 times worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.031% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.011% fail on Drivers
    • 0.12% fail on Seats (63% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.090% fail on Drivers (120% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.027% fail on Passengers
    • 0.052% fail on Engine mountings (110% worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.031% fail on Spare wheel
    • 0.025% fail on Body security
    • 0.022% fail on Load security
      • 0.0090% fail on Loading door
      • 0.0045% fail on Hinged tailboard
      • 0.0045% fail on Dropside
      • 0.0022% fail on Access panel
      • 0.0022% fail on Tailgate
    • 0.013% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.013% fail on Chassis
    • 0.0067% fail on Steps and stairs
      • 0.0045% fail on Retractable steps
      • 0.0022% fail on Steps
  • 0.90% fail on Steering
    • 0.47% fail on Power steering (120% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.34% fail on Operation (170% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Pipes and hoses (52% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.038% fail on Other components
      • 0.0067% fail on Drive system
      • 0.0067% fail on Rams
    • 0.35% fail on Steering system (42% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.26% fail on Track rod end (37% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.049% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.025% fail on Ball joint (58% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.013% fail on Free play
        • 0.013% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.011% fail on Steering arm (78% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.0022% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.058% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.018% fail on Steering control
      • 0.0090% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.0067% fail on Universal joint
        • 0.0022% fail on Flexible coupling
      • 0.0045% fail on Steering lock
      • 0.0022% fail on Steering wheel
      • 0.0022% fail on Steering column
    • 0.0067% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.73% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (29% worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.65% fail on Fuel system (88% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.31% fail on Cap (140% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on System (52% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.099% fail on Pipe (120% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.029% fail on Tank
      • 0.011% fail on Hose
    • 0.045% fail on Exhaust system (75% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.040% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.63% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.63% fail on Registration plate
    • 0.0022% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.61% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (18% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.51% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.41% fail on Condition
      • 0.047% fail on Attachment
      • 0.040% fail on Requirements
      • 0.018% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.10% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (66% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.094% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (66% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.0067% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.11% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.052% fail on Condition
    • 0.052% fail on Attachment
    • 0.0022% fail on Halfshafts
    • 0.0022% fail on Hubs
  • 0.054% fail on Towbars (120% worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.052% fail on Towbar (140% worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.0022% fail on Swivelling towbar
  • 0.016% fail on Driving Controls and Speed Limiters
    • 0.013% fail on Speed limiter plate
    • 0.0022% fail on Driving controls