Ford Transit MOT Results

Registered in 2016
81.2% pass rate
from 79,097 tests in 2020
(13% better than other 2016 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 2016 vans and highlighted areas where the Ford Transit is unusually good or bad.

  • 7.7% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (19% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim (20% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim (19% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.043% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (69% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 2.0% fail on Direction indicators (70% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 2.0% fail on Flashing type (70% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 1.6% fail on Side repeaters (83% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.36% fail on Individual direction indicators (32% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.038% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.0013% fail on Switch
    • 1.6% fail on Stop lamp (7.7% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.74% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (51% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.61% fail on Headlamps (61% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.57% fail on Headlamp (62% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.037% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.0088% fail on Dipswitch
      • 0.0025% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (92% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.50% fail on Position lamps (55% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.49% fail on Position lamp (55% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.011% fail on All position lamps (63% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0025% fail on Switch
    • 0.36% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (40% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.36% fail on Rear fog lamp (40% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.35% fail on Rear fog lamp (41% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.019% fail on Switch
      • 0.0013% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.0013% fail on Front fog lamps
    • 0.23% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.11% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.070% fail on Horn (32% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.056% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.21% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.16% fail on Outline marker lamps (22% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Outline marker lamp (23% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.024% fail on All outline marker lamps
    • 0.094% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.091% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.0025% fail on Reversing lamp switch
    • 0.011% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.010% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
      • 0.0025% fail on Main beam tell-tale
    • 0.0063% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.0063% fail on Switch
    • 0.0013% fail on Daytime running lamps
  • 4.1% fail on Brakes (19% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 3.2% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.9% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.9% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.021% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.62% fail on Brake discs and drums (18% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.62% fail on Brake discs (18% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.039% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (45% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.028% fail on Cable
        • 0.0063% fail on Lever (74% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.0025% fail on Linkage
        • 0.0013% fail on Clevis joint
        • 0.0013% fail on Brake slack adjuster
    • 0.62% fail on Brake performance (57% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.31% fail on Service brake performance (36% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.30% fail on Rbt (37% better than other 2016 vans)
          • 0.23% fail on Service brake performance (34% better than other 2016 vans)
          • 0.087% fail on Service brake imbalance (43% better than other 2016 vans)
          • 0.0013% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.0051% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0025% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.0025% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.0013% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0013% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.20% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (77% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.19% fail on Rbt (sp) (76% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.0025% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.100% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.100% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.061% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.051% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.059% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.039% fail on Parking brake performance (82% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.038% fail on Rbt (82% better than other 2016 vans)
          • 0.029% fail on Parking brake performance (83% better than other 2016 vans)
          • 0.0051% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
          • 0.0038% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (85% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.0013% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0013% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.29% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.21% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.17% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.0025% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.10% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.057% fail on Parking brake control (84% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.057% fail on Lever (84% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.048% fail on Rigid brake pipes (110% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.043% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.042% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.0013% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.037% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.027% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.0076% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.0013% fail on Servos
      • 0.0013% fail on Master cylinder
    • 0.015% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (96% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.010% fail on Pedal (97% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0051% fail on Hand lever (90% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.0063% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0038% fail on Servos
      • 0.0013% fail on Operation
      • 0.0013% fail on Leaks
    • 0.0051% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.0051% fail on Other components
  • 3.9% fail on Visibility (9.6% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 1.6% fail on Washers (9.8% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 1.2% fail on Wipers (34% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.64% fail on View to rear (48% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.63% fail on Mirrors (47% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.014% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.57% fail on Condition of glass (17% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.57% fail on Windscreen (17% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0025% fail on Window
    • 0.094% fail on Bonnet (150% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.090% fail on Driver's view
  • 3.8% fail on Tyres
    • 2.3% fail on Condition (10% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 1.5% fail on Tread depth (20% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.077% fail on Size/type
    • 0.0025% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (83% better than other 2016 vans)
  • 1.5% fail on Body, chassis, structure (9.3% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.58% fail on Transmission (56% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.55% fail on Drive shafts (59% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.54% fail on Joints (59% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.010% fail on Drive shaft (180% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.0013% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.033% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.028% fail on Joints
        • 0.0038% fail on Prop shaft
        • 0.0013% fail on Bearing housing
      • 0.0025% fail on Belts
      • 0.0013% fail on Halfshafts
    • 0.52% fail on Body (25% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.46% fail on Other body component (34% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.049% fail on Panel
      • 0.0088% fail on Body condition
      • 0.0051% fail on Mounting fixings
    • 0.12% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.066% fail on Doors (30% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.029% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.015% fail on Hinge (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.010% fail on Door condition
        • 0.0038% fail on Catch
      • 0.021% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.016% fail on Door condition
        • 0.0051% fail on Catch
      • 0.016% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.014% fail on Door condition
        • 0.0025% fail on Catch
    • 0.058% fail on Fuel system (44% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.030% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.011% fail on Tank (67% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0076% fail on Pipe
      • 0.0076% fail on System
      • 0.0038% fail on Hose
    • 0.039% fail on Load security (63% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.020% fail on Dropside (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.018% fail on Dropside condition (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.0013% fail on Pillar
        • 0.0013% fail on Other dropside component
      • 0.0076% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.0051% fail on Tailgate condition
        • 0.0025% fail on Other tailgate component
      • 0.0076% fail on Loading door
      • 0.0038% fail on Access panel
    • 0.032% fail on Towbar (85% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.023% fail on Other towbar components
      • 0.0063% fail on Safety device
      • 0.0013% fail on Towbar condition
      • 0.0013% fail on Coupling
    • 0.030% fail on Spare wheel (43% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.018% fail on Carrier (51% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.013% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.027% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.020% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.0063% fail on Bracket
    • 0.025% fail on Exhaust system (67% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.023% fail on Seats (65% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.011% fail on Driver's seat (75% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.011% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.0063% fail on Undertray (84% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.0025% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.0013% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.0013% fail on Sub-frame condition
      • 0.0013% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.0025% fail on Floor
    • 0.0025% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.0025% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.0013% fail on Chassis
      • 0.0013% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.0013% fail on Passenger compartment
  • 1.1% fail on Suspension (49% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.49% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.23% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.23% fail on Ball joint dust cover (200% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.046% fail on Pins and bushes (51% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0088% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.0038% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.17% fail on Other suspension component (82% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.071% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.066% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.029% fail on Other suspension component (170% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.011% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0025% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.14% fail on Anti-roll bars (73% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.044% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (66% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.033% fail on Linkage ball joints (82% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.016% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (64% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.013% fail on Linkage
      • 0.010% fail on Ball joint (77% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0088% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.0076% fail on Pins and bushes (92% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0051% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.0013% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0013% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.13% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.087% fail on Springs (81% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.080% fail on Leaf springs
        • 0.057% fail on Leaf spring
        • 0.013% fail on Fixings and fixing bolts (53% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.0051% fail on Shackle pins and bushes
        • 0.0038% fail on Anchor bracket
        • 0.0025% fail on Anchor pins and bushes
        • 0.0025% fail on Shackle bracket
      • 0.0076% fail on Coil springs (98% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.0076% fail on Coil spring (98% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.066% fail on Shock absorbers (89% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.010% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.0038% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0025% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.0013% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0013% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.0013% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.0051% fail on Macpherson strut (88% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0038% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.0025% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.0051% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.0025% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0013% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0013% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.0025% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.0013% fail on Axles
      • 0.0013% fail on Axle
  • 0.78% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (31% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.70% fail on Exhaust emissions (33% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.54% fail on Compression ignition (31% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.33% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (40% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.17% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.043% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.0088% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.0051% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.0025% fail on Emission control equipment (79% better than other 2016 vans)
          • 0.0025% fail on Particulate filter
        • 0.0013% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
      • 0.16% fail on Spark ignition (42% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.16% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (41% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.0025% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.0013% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0013% fail on Particulate filter
    • 0.086% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.044% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.021% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.014% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.0063% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.0025% fail on Noise suppression (80% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0025% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 0.72% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.66% fail on Seat belts (18% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.62% fail on Condition (22% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.019% fail on Requirements
      • 0.015% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0013% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.0013% fail on Pre-tensioners
    • 0.063% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (66% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.0076% fail on Airbags
      • 0.0076% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.37% fail on Steering
    • 0.19% fail on Power steering (100% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on Pipes and hoses (190% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.032% fail on Other components
      • 0.023% fail on Operation
      • 0.0038% fail on Rams
      • 0.0013% fail on Pump
    • 0.15% fail on Steering linkage components (28% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on Track rod end (33% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.014% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0088% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.0025% fail on Locking devices
      • 0.0013% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.0013% fail on Other components
        • 0.0013% fail on Steering linkage
    • 0.028% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.024% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.0038% fail on Operation
    • 0.0038% fail on Steering play
      • 0.0038% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.0025% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.0025% fail on Steering column
    • 0.0025% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.0025% fail on Universal joint
  • 0.31% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.31% fail on Registration plates
    • 0.0013% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.15% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.12% fail on Attachment (60% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.025% fail on Condition (53% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.0013% fail on Hubs
  • 0.024% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests
    • 0.015% fail on Doors (140% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.013% fail on Emergency exits (180% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0025% fail on Passenger entrance/exit doors
    • 0.0088% fail on Steps and stairs
      • 0.0088% fail on Retractable steps
  • 0.0051% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.0038% fail on Belt(s)/padding
    • 0.0013% fail on Anchorages
  • 0.0038% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.0025% fail on Speed limiter
      • 0.0013% fail on Speed limiter
      • 0.0013% fail on Speed limiter plate
    • 0.0013% fail on Speedometer