Ford Transit MOT Results

Registered in 2015
75.5% pass rate
from 64,255 tests in 2020
(8.1% better than other 2015 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 2015 vans and highlighted areas where the Ford Transit is unusually good or bad.

  • 7.9% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (20% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 2.2% fail on Direction indicators (59% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 2.2% fail on Flashing type (59% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 1.6% fail on Side repeaters (92% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.57% fail on Individual direction indicators (9.9% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.050% fail on All direction indicators (17% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.0016% fail on Semaphore
        • 0.0016% fail on Arm
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim (25% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim (23% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.096% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (51% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 1.8% fail on Stop lamp (19% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on Headlamps (48% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.98% fail on Headlamp (50% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.068% fail on Headlamp levelling device (10% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.011% fail on Dipswitch (73% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.0016% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.92% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (56% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.56% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (31% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.56% fail on Rear fog lamp (31% better than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.54% fail on Rear fog lamp (33% better than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.026% fail on Switch (53% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.35% fail on Electrical equipment (8.5% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Trailer electrical socket (78% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Horn (46% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.087% fail on Electrical wiring (27% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.20% fail on Rear reflectors (13% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.19% fail on Position lamps (18% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.18% fail on Position lamp (20% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.0078% fail on Switch (2 times worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.0016% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.11% fail on Reversing lamps (39% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Reversing lamps (40% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.0062% fail on Reversing lamp switch (4.2% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.036% fail on Outline marker lamps (52% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.036% fail on Outline marker lamp (52% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.020% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (43% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.020% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (79% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.0047% fail on Main beam tell-tale (24% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.012% fail on Hazard warning (25% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.012% fail on Switch (25% better than other 2015 vans)
  • 6.6% fail on Brakes (4.6% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 3.9% fail on Mechanical brake components (17% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 3.0% fail on Brake linings and pads (9.2% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 3.0% fail on Brake pads (9.3% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.023% fail on Brake linings (7.6% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs and drums (52% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 1.3% fail on Brake discs (53% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.090% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (26% better than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.072% fail on Cable (0.54% better than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.019% fail on Lever (39% better than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.0016% fail on Rod
        • 0.0016% fail on Linkage
        • 0.0016% fail on Pivot
    • 1.4% fail on Brake performance (46% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.76% fail on Service brake performance (17% better than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.75% fail on Rbt (16% better than other 2015 vans)
          • 0.60% fail on Service brake performance (12% better than other 2015 vans)
          • 0.18% fail on Service brake imbalance (26% better than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.0093% fail on Plate brake tester (47% better than other 2015 vans)
          • 0.0062% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (56% better than other 2015 vans)
          • 0.0031% fail on Service brake performance (10.0% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.52% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (69% better than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.52% fail on Rbt (sp) (68% better than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.0047% fail on Plate brake tester (sp) (35% better than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.0016% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.21% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (25% better than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.20% fail on Rbt (sp) (24% better than other 2015 vans)
          • 0.12% fail on Service brake performance (15% better than other 2015 vans)
          • 0.10% fail on Service brake imbalance (30% better than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.0047% fail on Plate brake tester (sp) (14% worse than other 2015 vans)
          • 0.0031% fail on Service brake performance (41% worse than other 2015 vans)
          • 0.0016% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.20% fail on Parking brake performance (62% better than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.19% fail on Rbt (61% better than other 2015 vans)
          • 0.17% fail on Parking brake performance (60% better than other 2015 vans)
          • 0.017% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (65% better than other 2015 vans)
          • 0.0031% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (83% better than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.0047% fail on Plate brake tester (71% better than other 2015 vans)
          • 0.0031% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (67% better than other 2015 vans)
          • 0.0016% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.073% fail on Brake performance not tested (3.4% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes (150% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.77% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (44% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.57% fail on Anti-lock braking system (42% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.41% fail on Electronic stability control (43% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.012% fail on Electronic braking system (37% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.13% fail on Parking brake control (64% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Lever (64% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.0016% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.096% fail on Flexible brake hoses (30% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.086% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (40% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.075% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (56% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.011% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (15% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.050% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (88% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.034% fail on Pedal (90% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.016% fail on Hand lever (78% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.047% fail on Hydraulic systems (4.6% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.037% fail on Brake fluid (40% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.0078% fail on Reservoirs (46% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.0016% fail on Servos
    • 0.0078% fail on Air and vacuum systems (150% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.0047% fail on Servos (200% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.0016% fail on Operation
      • 0.0016% fail on Leaks
    • 0.0031% fail on Other components and prescribed areas (62% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.0031% fail on Other components (48% better than other 2015 vans)
  • 5.9% fail on Visibility (9.5% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 3.2% fail on Wipers (17% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 2.0% fail on Washers (4.6% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.57% fail on View to rear (32% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.56% fail on Mirrors (33% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.011% fail on Indirect vision devices (5.0% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.42% fail on Condition of glass (3.3% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.41% fail on Windscreen (2.7% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.0078% fail on Window (30% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.14% fail on Bonnet (96% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.068% fail on Driver's view (8.4% worse than other 2015 vans)
  • 4.5% fail on Tyres (4.0% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 2.4% fail on Condition (8.7% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 2.2% fail on Tread depth (16% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.14% fail on Size/type (23% worse than other 2015 vans)
  • 3.2% fail on Body, chassis, structure (47% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 2.2% fail on Transmission (110% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 2.1% fail on Drive shafts (120% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 2.1% fail on Joints (120% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.026% fail on Drive shaft (79% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.0093% fail on Flexible couplings (170% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.0016% fail on Bearing housing
      • 0.12% fail on Prop shafts (27% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.095% fail on Joints (37% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.014% fail on Prop shaft (0.97% better than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.0062% fail on Bearing housing (98% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.0016% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.0031% fail on Belts (65% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.45% fail on Body (33% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.36% fail on Other body component (33% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.086% fail on Panel (50% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.0078% fail on Body condition (24% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.0047% fail on Mounting fixings (47% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.12% fail on Engine mounting (170% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Engine mounting condition (170% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.019% fail on Bracket (180% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.11% fail on Bumpers (1.2% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.11% fail on Doors (16% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.042% fail on Driver's door (10% better than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.031% fail on Door condition (21% better than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.011% fail on Hinge (190% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.039% fail on Front passenger's door (8.3% better than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.037% fail on Door condition (7.9% better than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.0016% fail on Catch
      • 0.033% fail on Other passenger's door (32% better than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.031% fail on Door condition (26% better than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.0016% fail on Catch
    • 0.084% fail on Fuel system (25% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.045% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (35% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.014% fail on Hose (130% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.011% fail on Pipe (19% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.0093% fail on Tank (53% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.0062% fail on System (80% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.081% fail on Exhaust system (68% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.048% fail on Seats (41% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.026% fail on Driver's seat (54% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.022% fail on Passenger's seat (15% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.033% fail on Towbar (86% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.019% fail on Other towbar components (80% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.0093% fail on Safety device (150% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.0047% fail on Coupling (150% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.0016% fail on Towbar condition
    • 0.031% fail on Load security (32% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.014% fail on Loading door (5.2% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.014% fail on Dropside (180% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.0093% fail on Dropside condition (170% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.0047% fail on Other dropside component (3 times worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.0047% fail on Tailgate (49% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.0047% fail on Other tailgate component (200% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.017% fail on Spare wheel (62% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.0093% fail on Carrier (70% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.0078% fail on Spare wheel condition (46% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.0062% fail on Undertray (84% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.0047% fail on Integral vehicle structure (7.2% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.0031% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (24% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.0016% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.0031% fail on Boot lid (10.0% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.0031% fail on Boot lid condition (24% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.0031% fail on Cabs (41% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.0016% fail on Steps
      • 0.0016% fail on Cab condition
    • 0.0016% fail on Chassis
      • 0.0016% fail on Chassis condition
  • 2.6% fail on Suspension (49% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 1.7% fail on Suspension arms (37% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Pins and bushes (160% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.31% fail on Ball joint (55% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.28% fail on Ball joint dust cover (120% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.0093% fail on Suspension arm (75% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.0093% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (200% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.32% fail on Wheel bearings (24% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.27% fail on Anti-roll bars (83% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.079% fail on Linkage ball joints (89% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.048% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (79% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.042% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (59% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.039% fail on Ball joint (80% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.023% fail on Ball joint dust cover (56% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.020% fail on Linkage (54% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.011% fail on Pins and bushes (96% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.0093% fail on Anti-roll bar (39% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.0031% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (48% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.19% fail on Other suspension component (18% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.095% fail on Ball joint (8.5% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.059% fail on Ball joint dust cover (140% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.023% fail on Other suspension component (22% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.016% fail on Pins and bushes (41% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.15% fail on Springs (91% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on Leaf springs (19% better than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.100% fail on Leaf spring (4.8% better than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.030% fail on Fixings and fixing bolts (24% better than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.0093% fail on Shackle pins and bushes (44% better than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.0031% fail on Shackle bracket (10.0% better than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.0016% fail on Anchor bracket
        • 0.0016% fail on Anchor pins and bushes
        • 0.0016% fail on Spring saddle
      • 0.0047% fail on Coil springs (100% better than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.0031% fail on Coil spring (100% better than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.0016% fail on Mounting
    • 0.075% fail on Shock absorbers (90% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.0093% fail on Sub-frames (10% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.0047% fail on Sub-frame (65% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.0031% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (150% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.0016% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.0062% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (17% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.0031% fail on Macpherson strut (95% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.0016% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0016% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.0016% fail on Axles
      • 0.0016% fail on Axle
    • 0.0016% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.0016% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 1.9% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (2.1% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 1.7% fail on Exhaust emissions (4.0% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Compression ignition (2.0% better than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.89% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (8.4% better than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.40% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (15% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.073% fail on Emissions not tested (4.6% better than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.025% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (6.8% better than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.016% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (46% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.014% fail on Emission control equipment (27% worse than other 2015 vans)
          • 0.0062% fail on Particulate filter (4.2% worse than other 2015 vans)
          • 0.0031% fail on Catalytic converter (2 times worse than other 2015 vans)
          • 0.0031% fail on Other emission control equipment (17% better than other 2015 vans)
          • 0.0016% fail on Oxygen sensor
        • 0.0031% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (24% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.36% fail on Spark ignition (12% better than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.35% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (11% better than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.0062% fail on Catalyst emissions (17% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.0031% fail on Emissions not tested (34% better than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.0016% fail on Non catalyst emissions
    • 0.17% fail on Fluid leaks (50% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Engine oil leaks (52% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.028% fail on Other leaks (14% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.023% fail on Transmission oil leaks (100% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.0062% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks (52% worse than other 2015 vans)
  • 1.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (22% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.85% fail on Seat belts (39% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.82% fail on Condition (46% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.016% fail on Attachment (17% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.016% fail on Requirements (47% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.0031% fail on Pre-tensioners (10.0% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.34% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (4.5% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.016% fail on Airbags (15% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.016% fail on Drivers airbag (24% worse than other 2015 vans)
  • 0.75% fail on Steering (32% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.44% fail on Power steering (2 times worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.33% fail on Pipes and hoses (2 times worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.064% fail on Other components (110% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.045% fail on Operation (54% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.0078% fail on Rams (150% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.0062% fail on Pump (52% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.22% fail on Steering linkage components (74% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.19% fail on Track rod end (77% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.022% fail on Ball joint (33% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.0062% fail on Drag link end (5.7% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.0062% fail on Locking devices (24% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.081% fail on Steering gear (19% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.078% fail on Steering rack (46% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.0016% fail on Operation
      • 0.0016% fail on Steering box
    • 0.016% fail on Steering column (46% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.0078% fail on Steering play (61% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.0078% fail on Steering rack (61% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.0047% fail on Steering coupling (49% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.0031% fail on Universal joint (10% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.0016% fail on Flexible coupling
  • 0.29% fail on Identification of the vehicle (18% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.29% fail on Registration plates (18% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.0016% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.16% fail on Road Wheels (9.9% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.12% fail on Attachment (30% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.034% fail on Condition (28% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.0016% fail on Hubs
  • 0.045% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests (2 times worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.034% fail on Steps and stairs (2 times worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.034% fail on Retractable steps (2 times worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.011% fail on Doors (2 times worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.011% fail on Emergency exits (2 times worse than other 2015 vans)
  • 0.0047% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter (200% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.0031% fail on Speed limiter (2 times worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.0031% fail on Speed limiter plate (2 times worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.0016% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.0031% fail on Seat belt installation check (48% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.0031% fail on Belt(s)/padding (0.97% better than other 2015 vans)