Ford Transit MOT Results

Registered in 2014
72.4% pass rate
from 56,538 tests in 2020
(4.2% better than other 2014 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 2014 vans and highlighted areas where the Ford Transit is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (4.6% better than other 2014 vans)
    • 3.8% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (18% worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 3.6% fail on Stop lamp (15% worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 2.6% fail on Position lamps (15% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 2.5% fail on Position lamp (14% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.094% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.0071% fail on Switch
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim (18% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim (17% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (32% better than other 2014 vans)
    • 2.1% fail on Direction indicators (53% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 2.1% fail on Flashing type (53% worse than other 2014 vans)
        • 1.4% fail on Side repeaters (72% worse than other 2014 vans)
        • 0.67% fail on Individual direction indicators (25% worse than other 2014 vans)
        • 0.055% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.0018% fail on Switch
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamps (34% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp (34% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.044% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.0071% fail on Dipswitch
      • 0.0018% fail on Matched pair
    • 0.84% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (13% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.83% fail on Rear fog lamp (13% better than other 2014 vans)
        • 0.83% fail on Rear fog lamp (13% better than other 2014 vans)
        • 0.011% fail on Switch
      • 0.0018% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.0018% fail on Front fog lamp switch
    • 0.69% fail on Outline marker lamps (120% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.61% fail on Outline marker lamp (130% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.088% fail on All outline marker lamps (93% worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.58% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.32% fail on Horn
      • 0.14% fail on Trailer electrical socket (58% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Electrical wiring (50% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.0088% fail on Battery(ies) (69% better than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.25% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.25% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.18% fail on Rear reflectors (24% better than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.025% fail on Hazard warning (77% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.025% fail on Switch (77% better than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.014% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.012% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
      • 0.0035% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 7.5% fail on Brakes
    • 4.6% fail on Mechanical brake components (31% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 3.7% fail on Brake linings and pads (26% worse than other 2014 vans)
        • 3.7% fail on Brake pads (26% worse than other 2014 vans)
        • 0.023% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.5% fail on Brake discs and drums (71% worse than other 2014 vans)
        • 1.5% fail on Brake discs (72% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.096% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (36% better than other 2014 vans)
        • 0.062% fail on Cable
        • 0.030% fail on Lever
        • 0.0018% fail on Rod
        • 0.0018% fail on Linkage
        • 0.0018% fail on Clevis joint
        • 0.0018% fail on Brake slack adjuster
    • 1.8% fail on Brake performance (38% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.81% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (56% better than other 2014 vans)
        • 0.80% fail on Rbt (sp) (55% better than other 2014 vans)
        • 0.0053% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (75% better than other 2014 vans)
        • 0.0035% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 0.77% fail on Service brake performance (22% better than other 2014 vans)
        • 0.75% fail on Rbt (23% better than other 2014 vans)
          • 0.60% fail on Service brake performance (20% better than other 2014 vans)
          • 0.17% fail on Service brake imbalance (36% better than other 2014 vans)
        • 0.018% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.014% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
          • 0.0035% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.0018% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0018% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.32% fail on Parking brake performance (46% better than other 2014 vans)
        • 0.31% fail on Rbt (45% better than other 2014 vans)
          • 0.28% fail on Parking brake performance (44% better than other 2014 vans)
          • 0.027% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (56% better than other 2014 vans)
          • 0.0088% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.0035% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0018% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.0018% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.0018% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0018% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.29% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.28% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.22% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.097% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.0053% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.0035% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.0018% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.0018% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.090% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.86% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (85% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.60% fail on Anti-lock braking system (73% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.53% fail on Electronic stability control (130% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.0053% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.83% fail on Rigid brake pipes (99% worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.27% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (50% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Pedal (52% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.055% fail on Hand lever (42% better than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.20% fail on Parking brake control (49% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.20% fail on Lever (49% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.0018% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.12% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.080% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.071% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.0088% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.057% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.048% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.0088% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.011% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0053% fail on Leaks
      • 0.0035% fail on Servos
      • 0.0018% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
    • 0.011% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.0071% fail on Other components
      • 0.0035% fail on Additional braking device
  • 5.5% fail on Visibility
    • 2.7% fail on Wipers
    • 1.9% fail on Washers (21% better than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.67% fail on View to rear (43% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.66% fail on Mirrors (43% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.014% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.43% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.42% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.0071% fail on Window
    • 0.15% fail on Bonnet (79% worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.090% fail on Driver's view
  • 4.7% fail on Tyres
    • 2.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.3% fail on Condition (8.7% worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.11% fail on Size/type
    • 0.011% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 3.9% fail on Suspension (22% better than other 2014 vans)
    • 2.0% fail on Suspension arms (35% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Pins and bushes (120% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.35% fail on Ball joint dust cover (120% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.31% fail on Ball joint (57% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.018% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.012% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.96% fail on Anti-roll bars (30% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.43% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (32% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.23% fail on Pins and bushes (20% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Linkage ball joints (60% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.096% fail on Linkage (77% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.064% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (57% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.048% fail on Ball joint (55% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.032% fail on Ball joint dust cover (55% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.018% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.016% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.55% fail on Wheel bearings (74% worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.26% fail on Springs (80% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.23% fail on Leaf springs
        • 0.16% fail on Leaf spring
        • 0.028% fail on Shackle pins and bushes
        • 0.023% fail on Anchor pins and bushes
        • 0.016% fail on Fixings and fixing bolts (71% better than other 2014 vans)
        • 0.0035% fail on Anchor bracket
        • 0.0018% fail on Spring saddle
        • 0.0018% fail on Shackle bracket
      • 0.028% fail on Coil springs (97% better than other 2014 vans)
        • 0.027% fail on Coil spring (97% better than other 2014 vans)
        • 0.0018% fail on Mounting
      • 0.0018% fail on Bonded suspension units
        • 0.0018% fail on Bonded suspension unit
    • 0.22% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.088% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.087% fail on Ball joint dust cover (180% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.037% fail on Other suspension component (110% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.018% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0035% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.15% fail on Shock absorbers (77% better than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.014% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.0071% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.0053% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0018% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.011% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.0035% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.0018% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0018% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0018% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.0018% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.0071% fail on Macpherson strut (96% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.0035% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.0018% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.0018% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.0053% fail on Axles (76% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.0035% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
      • 0.0018% fail on Axle
    • 0.0053% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.0018% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.0018% fail on Operation
  • 3.1% fail on Body, chassis, structure (34% worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 1.9% fail on Transmission (87% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 1.8% fail on Drive shafts (93% worse than other 2014 vans)
        • 1.7% fail on Joints (94% worse than other 2014 vans)
        • 0.016% fail on Drive shaft
        • 0.0088% fail on Bearing housing
        • 0.0035% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.12% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.099% fail on Joints
        • 0.014% fail on Prop shaft
        • 0.0071% fail on Bearing housing
        • 0.0018% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.0018% fail on Belts
    • 0.40% fail on Body
      • 0.33% fail on Other body component (24% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.057% fail on Panel
      • 0.0071% fail on Mounting fixings
      • 0.0053% fail on Body condition
    • 0.25% fail on Fuel system (37% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (58% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.051% fail on System (110% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.025% fail on Pipe
      • 0.0088% fail on Tank
      • 0.0053% fail on Hose
    • 0.15% fail on Doors
      • 0.062% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.055% fail on Door condition
        • 0.0053% fail on Catch
        • 0.0018% fail on Hinge
      • 0.058% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.041% fail on Door condition
        • 0.014% fail on Hinge
        • 0.0035% fail on Catch
      • 0.032% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.028% fail on Door condition
        • 0.0018% fail on Hinge
        • 0.0018% fail on Catch
    • 0.13% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.099% fail on Engine mounting (170% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.083% fail on Engine mounting condition (180% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.016% fail on Bracket
    • 0.085% fail on Exhaust system (71% better than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.083% fail on Seats
      • 0.058% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.027% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.050% fail on Towbar (110% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.034% fail on Other towbar components (89% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.014% fail on Safety device (2 times worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.0018% fail on Towbar condition
    • 0.039% fail on Load security
      • 0.014% fail on Loading door
      • 0.012% fail on Dropside
        • 0.0071% fail on Other dropside component
        • 0.0053% fail on Dropside condition
      • 0.011% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.0035% fail on Tailgate condition
        • 0.0018% fail on Other tailgate component
      • 0.0018% fail on Access panel
    • 0.030% fail on Spare wheel (47% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.018% fail on Carrier (53% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.012% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.0035% fail on Chassis
      • 0.0035% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.0035% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.0018% fail on Boot lid condition
      • 0.0018% fail on Other boot lid component
    • 0.0035% fail on Undertray (92% better than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.0018% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.0018% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.0018% fail on Floor
    • 0.0018% fail on Cabs
      • 0.0018% fail on Steps
  • 2.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 2.1% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 1.6% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.99% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.51% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.073% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.037% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.019% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.012% fail on Particulate filter
          • 0.0071% fail on Other emission control equipment
          • 0.0018% fail on Exhaust gas recirculation valve
        • 0.016% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.0035% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
      • 0.50% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.49% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.0053% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.0053% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.0035% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0035% fail on NOx sensor
        • 0.0018% fail on Non catalyst emissions
    • 0.22% fail on Fluid leaks (77% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on Engine oil leaks (53% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.041% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.039% fail on Transmission oil leaks (2 times worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.019% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 1.2% fail on Steering (22% better than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.63% fail on Steering linkage components (47% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.60% fail on Track rod end (47% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.028% fail on Ball joint (49% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.0035% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.0035% fail on Locking devices
      • 0.0018% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.0018% fail on Lock stop
    • 0.46% fail on Power steering (160% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.32% fail on Pipes and hoses (2 times worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.076% fail on Other components (110% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.060% fail on Operation (57% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.012% fail on Pump
      • 0.011% fail on Rams
    • 0.081% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.076% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.0053% fail on Operation (79% better than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.021% fail on Steering column
    • 0.014% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.011% fail on Universal joint
      • 0.0035% fail on Flexible coupling
    • 0.012% fail on Steering play (71% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.012% fail on Steering rack (71% better than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.0018% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.0018% fail on Steering shaft
  • 1.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (19% worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.78% fail on Seat belts (31% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.73% fail on Condition (34% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.032% fail on Attachment
      • 0.025% fail on Requirements
      • 0.0035% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.0018% fail on Pre-tensioners
    • 0.37% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.012% fail on Airbags
      • 0.012% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.38% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.38% fail on Registration plates
    • 0.0018% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.17% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.13% fail on Attachment (39% worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.034% fail on Condition
    • 0.0018% fail on Hubs
  • 0.035% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests (150% worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.030% fail on Doors (2 times worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.023% fail on Emergency exits (2 times worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.0071% fail on Passenger entrance/exit doors
    • 0.0053% fail on Steps and stairs
      • 0.0053% fail on Retractable steps
  • 0.014% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.0088% fail on Anchorages
    • 0.0053% fail on Belt(s)/padding
  • 0.0053% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.0035% fail on Speed limiter
      • 0.0035% fail on Speed limiter plate
    • 0.0018% fail on Speedometer