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Ford Transit MOT Results

Registered in 2014
77.3% pass rate
from 50,014 tests in 2017
(6.0% 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.

  • 14% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (5.2% better than other 2014 vans)
    • 5.5% fail on Registration plate lamp (13% worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 3.8% fail on Position lamps (15% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 2.8% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.5% fail on Rear lamps (82% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.098% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.0020% fail on Switch
    • 3.6% fail on Stop lamp (45% worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim (18% better than other 2014 vans)
    • 1.6% fail on Direction indicators (40% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Flashing type (40% worse than other 2014 vans)
        • 1.2% fail on Side repeaters (50% worse than other 2014 vans)
        • 0.39% fail on Individual lamps (24% worse than other 2014 vans)
        • 0.074% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.0020% fail on Tell tales
    • 1.1% fail on Headlamps (46% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp (46% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.0100% fail on Switch
      • 0.0060% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.0040% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.0020% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.0040% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.0040% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 0.75% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.75% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.028% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.0020% fail on Switch
    • 0.40% fail on Horn (43% worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.17% fail on Trailer electrical socket (55% worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.13% fail on Rear reflectors (41% better than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.048% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (48% better than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.046% fail on Hazard warning (66% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.034% fail on Lamp
      • 0.0100% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.0080% fail on Switch (93% better than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.038% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.0060% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.0060% fail on Front lamps
    • 0.0020% fail on Battery
  • 5.1% fail on Brakes
    • 3.6% fail on Hub components (29% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 3.2% fail on Brake pads (24% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.63% fail on Brake discs (73% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.044% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.016% fail on Brake linings
    • 0.89% fail on Brake performance (40% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.33% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.33% fail on Parking brake performance (57% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.22% fail on Rear wheels (60% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.076% fail on Brake imbalance (50% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.032% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.0040% fail on Brake operation
    • 0.40% fail on Service brake control components (28% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.40% fail on Pedal (28% better than other 2014 vans)
        • 0.40% fail on Anti-slip (27% better than other 2014 vans)
        • 0.0080% fail on Condition
    • 0.25% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.21% fail on Components
        • 0.12% fail on Hoses (30% better than other 2014 vans)
        • 0.062% fail on Pipes (62% worse than other 2014 vans)
        • 0.028% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.0020% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.0020% fail on Servos
      • 0.020% fail on Leaks
      • 0.014% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.014% fail on Operation
    • 0.24% fail on ABS (41% worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.13% fail on Parking brake (76% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Condition (76% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.0020% fail on Fitment
    • 0.13% fail on Electronic stability system (82% worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.044% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.042% fail on Cable
      • 0.0020% fail on Lever
    • 0.020% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.0100% fail on Additional braking devices
    • 0.0020% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.0020% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
  • 4.8% fail on Driver's view of the road (15% better than other 2014 vans)
    • 2.0% fail on Wipers (26% better than other 2014 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Washers (28% better than other 2014 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.69% fail on Mirrors (42% worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.098% fail on Bonnet (140% worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.0060% fail on Glazing
      • 0.0060% fail on Glazing/screen/partition
    • 0.0040% fail on Drivers view
  • 4.2% fail on Tyres
    • 2.5% fail on Condition (10% worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 1.7% fail on Tread depth (17% better than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.084% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.076% fail on Size/type
    • 0.048% fail on Valve stem
  • 2.2% fail on Suspension (14% better than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.57% fail on Drive shafts (95% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.57% fail on Front drive shafts (97% worse than other 2014 vans)
        • 0.55% fail on Constant velocity joints (97% worse than other 2014 vans)
        • 0.014% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.0020% fail on Couplings
      • 0.0060% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.0060% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.47% fail on Anti-roll bars (29% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.34% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (19% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (43% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.026% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.024% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0100% fail on Condition
    • 0.39% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.38% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0060% fail on Condition
      • 0.0060% fail on Attachment
    • 0.31% fail on Wheel bearings (71% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.23% fail on Front (75% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.072% fail on Rear (59% worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.23% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.15% fail on Shock absorbers (74% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Condition (74% better than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.096% fail on Leaf springs (31% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.072% fail on Condition
      • 0.0100% fail on Pins and bushes
        • 0.0060% fail on Shackle
        • 0.0040% fail on Anchor
      • 0.0080% fail on Spring eye
      • 0.0020% fail on Anchor bracket
      • 0.0020% fail on Shackle bracket
      • 0.0020% fail on Securing bolts
    • 0.048% fail on Axles (79% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.040% fail on Clearance
      • 0.0080% fail on Stub axle (4 times worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.038% fail on General condition
    • 0.022% fail on Coil springs (91% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.016% fail on Location
      • 0.0060% fail on Condition (97% better than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.012% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.0100% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0020% fail on Attachment
    • 0.0060% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.0060% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0040% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.0040% fail on Condition
    • 0.0040% fail on Panhard rods
      • 0.0040% fail on Condition
    • 0.0040% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.0040% fail on Condition
    • 0.0020% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.0020% fail on Suspension unit
  • 0.92% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (23% worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.56% fail on Body condition (23% worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.22% fail on Doors (40% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.094% fail on Emergency exits (2 times worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.046% fail on Drivers
      • 0.040% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.028% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.020% fail on Passenger entrance/exit doors (Class 5) (2 times worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.056% fail on Seats
      • 0.046% fail on Drivers
      • 0.0100% fail on Passengers
    • 0.040% fail on Spare wheel
    • 0.036% fail on Body security
    • 0.022% fail on Load security
      • 0.012% fail on Loading door
      • 0.0040% fail on Access panel
      • 0.0040% fail on Hinged tailboard
      • 0.0020% fail on Tailgate
    • 0.018% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.0040% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.0040% fail on Chassis
    • 0.0020% fail on Steps and stairs
      • 0.0020% fail on Retractable steps
  • 0.87% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (18% worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.73% fail on Seat belts (40% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.68% fail on Condition (48% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.034% fail on Attachment
      • 0.018% fail on Requirements
      • 0.0040% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.0020% fail on Installation check
        • 0.0020% fail on Belt(s)/padding
    • 0.14% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (35% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (32% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.0020% fail on Seat belt pre-tensioner
      • 0.0020% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.55% fail on Steering (23% worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.33% fail on Power steering (130% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Operation (160% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Pipes and hoses (140% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.040% fail on Other components (120% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.0080% fail on Pump
      • 0.0040% fail on Drive system
      • 0.0040% fail on Rams
    • 0.19% fail on Steering system (30% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.028% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.018% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.0060% fail on Free play
        • 0.0060% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.0020% fail on Lock stop
    • 0.026% fail on Steering control
      • 0.020% fail on Steering column (190% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.0040% fail on Steering wheel
      • 0.0020% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.0020% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.018% fail on Steering operation
  • 0.45% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.45% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.38% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.32% fail on Fuel system (60% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.20% fail on Cap (100% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.082% fail on System
      • 0.022% fail on Pipe
      • 0.0080% fail on Tank
      • 0.0080% fail on Hose
    • 0.036% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.024% fail on Exhaust system (77% better than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.0020% fail on Emissions
  • 0.096% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.060% fail on Attachment
    • 0.034% fail on Condition
    • 0.0020% fail on Halfshafts
  • 0.034% fail on Towbars
    • 0.028% fail on Towbar
    • 0.0060% fail on Swivelling towbar
  • 0.012% fail on Driving Controls and Speed Limiters
    • 0.0100% fail on Speed limiter plate
    • 0.0020% fail on Driving controls