Ford Transit MOT Results

Registered in 2016
78.9% pass rate
from 74,426 tests in 2020
(9.9% 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.

  • 7.3% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (16% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim (24% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim (23% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.086% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (49% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 1.9% fail on Direction indicators (55% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 1.9% fail on Flashing type (55% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 1.5% fail on Side repeaters (77% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.42% fail on Individual direction indicators (13% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.040% fail on All direction indicators (20% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0013% fail on Semaphore
        • 0.0013% fail on Arm
    • 1.7% fail on Stop lamp (12% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.97% fail on Headlamps (42% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.93% fail on Headlamp (43% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.040% fail on Headlamp levelling device (2.8% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0067% fail on Dipswitch (13% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0013% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.89% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (46% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.44% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (28% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.44% fail on Rear fog lamp (28% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.43% fail on Rear fog lamp (28% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.023% fail on Switch (22% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.26% fail on Electrical equipment (7.5% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Trailer electrical socket (31% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.094% fail on Horn (28% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.047% fail on Electrical wiring (2.9% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0013% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.20% fail on Position lamps (8.2% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.20% fail on Position lamp (8.4% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0040% fail on All position lamps (3.1% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0027% fail on Switch (0.52% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.17% fail on Rear reflectors (11% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.12% fail on Reversing lamps (21% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on Reversing lamps (20% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0013% fail on Reversing lamp switch
    • 0.032% fail on Outline marker lamps (72% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.031% fail on Outline marker lamp (68% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0013% fail on All outline marker lamps
    • 0.015% fail on Hazard warning (8.2% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.015% fail on Switch (8.2% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.0094% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (25% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0081% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (25% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0027% fail on Main beam tell-tale (30% better than other 2016 vans)
  • 5.2% fail on Visibility (4.1% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 2.7% fail on Wipers (1.5% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 1.8% fail on Washers (2.6% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.55% fail on View to rear (42% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.54% fail on Mirrors (41% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.012% fail on Indirect vision devices (63% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.43% fail on Condition of glass (17% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.43% fail on Windscreen (17% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0027% fail on Window (35% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.099% fail on Bonnet (97% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.054% fail on Driver's view (14% better than other 2016 vans)
  • 5.2% fail on Brakes (12% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 3.8% fail on Mechanical brake components (15% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 3.2% fail on Brake linings and pads (11% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 3.1% fail on Brake pads (12% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.024% fail on Brake linings (4.4% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.99% fail on Brake discs and drums (33% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.99% fail on Brake discs (33% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.0027% fail on Brake drums (52% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.055% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (38% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.040% fail on Cable (21% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.012% fail on Lever (50% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.0027% fail on Linkage (64% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.98% fail on Brake performance (53% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.51% fail on Service brake performance (29% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.49% fail on Rbt (29% better than other 2016 vans)
          • 0.38% fail on Service brake performance (28% better than other 2016 vans)
          • 0.13% fail on Service brake imbalance (34% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.012% fail on Plate brake tester (7.5% better than other 2016 vans)
          • 0.0094% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (9.5% better than other 2016 vans)
          • 0.0027% fail on Service brake performance (0.52% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.30% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (76% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.30% fail on Rbt (sp) (76% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.0013% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.14% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (25% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.14% fail on Rbt (sp) (24% better than other 2016 vans)
          • 0.095% fail on Service brake performance (15% better than other 2016 vans)
          • 0.058% fail on Service brake imbalance (37% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.0027% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (59% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.090% fail on Parking brake performance (75% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.086% fail on Rbt (76% better than other 2016 vans)
          • 0.069% fail on Parking brake performance (77% better than other 2016 vans)
          • 0.0094% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (44% better than other 2016 vans)
          • 0.0081% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (77% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.0027% fail on Decelerometer (43% better than other 2016 vans)
          • 0.0027% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (18% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.0013% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0013% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.079% fail on Brake performance not tested (3.0% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.45% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (24% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.33% fail on Anti-lock braking system (26% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.25% fail on Electronic stability control (26% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.011% fail on Electronic braking system (57% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.35% fail on Rigid brake pipes (160% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.097% fail on Flexible brake hoses (20% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.063% fail on Parking brake control (80% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.063% fail on Lever (80% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.046% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (29% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.044% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (42% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0013% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.030% fail on Hydraulic systems (23% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.021% fail on Brake fluid (12% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0067% fail on Reservoirs (40% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0013% fail on Servos
    • 0.021% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (93% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.012% fail on Pedal (96% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0094% fail on Hand lever (84% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.0094% fail on Other components and prescribed areas (9.2% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0081% fail on Other components (18% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0013% fail on Additional braking device
    • 0.0054% fail on Air and vacuum systems (100% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0040% fail on Servos (170% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0013% fail on Operation
      • 0.0013% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
  • 4.2% fail on Tyres (4.0% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 2.4% fail on Condition (9.7% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 1.9% fail on Tread depth (16% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.083% fail on Size/type (16% better than other 2016 vans)
  • 1.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure (17% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.99% fail on Transmission (71% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.94% fail on Drive shafts (73% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.90% fail on Joints (72% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.031% fail on Drive shaft (150% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.0040% fail on Flexible couplings (70% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.0027% fail on Bearing housing (13% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.060% fail on Prop shafts (38% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.046% fail on Joints (46% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.012% fail on Prop shaft (36% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.0027% fail on Bearing housing (81% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.43% fail on Body (36% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.35% fail on Other body component (34% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.079% fail on Panel (56% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0054% fail on Body condition (64% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0027% fail on Mounting fixings (70% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.097% fail on Doors (18% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.043% fail on Driver's door (11% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.030% fail on Door condition (5.9% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.0094% fail on Hinge (67% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.0040% fail on Catch (25% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.030% fail on Front passenger's door (27% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.026% fail on Door condition (32% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.0027% fail on Hinge (81% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.0013% fail on Catch
      • 0.024% fail on Other passenger's door (39% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.023% fail on Door condition (33% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.0013% fail on Catch
    • 0.087% fail on Bumpers (14% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.056% fail on Fuel system (41% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.028% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (33% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.011% fail on Tank (67% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.011% fail on Pipe (2.2% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0040% fail on System (20% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0027% fail on Hose (50% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.050% fail on Engine mounting (69% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.036% fail on Engine mounting condition (51% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.013% fail on Bracket (150% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.038% fail on Exhaust system (78% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.034% fail on Seats (49% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.017% fail on Passenger's seat (22% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.016% fail on Driver's seat (64% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.027% fail on Load security (48% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.012% fail on Loading door (3.1% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0094% fail on Dropside (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.0054% fail on Dropside condition (3 times worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.0040% fail on Other dropside component (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.0013% fail on Pillar
      • 0.0040% fail on Tailgate (51% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.0040% fail on Tailgate condition (130% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0013% fail on Access panel
    • 0.016% fail on Towbar (0.52% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.011% fail on Other towbar components (7.2% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0040% fail on Coupling (130% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0013% fail on Towbar condition
    • 0.0081% fail on Spare wheel (75% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0067% fail on Spare wheel condition (39% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0013% fail on Carrier
    • 0.0067% fail on Undertray (76% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.0027% fail on Chassis (9.5% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0013% fail on Chassis condition
      • 0.0013% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.0027% fail on Boot lid (35% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0027% fail on Boot lid condition (18% better than other 2016 vans)
  • 1.7% fail on Suspension (48% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.88% fail on Suspension arms (14% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.33% fail on Pins and bushes (27% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.30% fail on Ball joint dust cover (170% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.28% fail on Ball joint (32% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0067% fail on Suspension arm (13% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0067% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (130% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.22% fail on Wheel bearings (31% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.22% fail on Anti-roll bars (73% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.062% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (64% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.048% fail on Linkage ball joints (83% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.044% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (39% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.020% fail on Ball joint dust cover (35% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.015% fail on Pins and bushes (91% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.015% fail on Linkage (35% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.013% fail on Ball joint (80% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0067% fail on Anti-roll bar (25% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0027% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (18% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.17% fail on Other suspension component (60% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.078% fail on Ball joint (27% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.070% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.028% fail on Other suspension component (76% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.011% fail on Pins and bushes (21% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0027% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (61% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.16% fail on Springs (83% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Leaf springs (9.1% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.11% fail on Leaf spring (34% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.024% fail on Fixings and fixing bolts (22% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.0054% fail on Spring saddle (39% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.0054% fail on Shackle pins and bushes (35% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.0013% fail on Anchor bracket
        • 0.0013% fail on Anchor pins and bushes
      • 0.0094% fail on Coil springs (99% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.0094% fail on Coil spring (99% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0013% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.066% fail on Shock absorbers (90% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.017% fail on Suspension rods (37% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.011% fail on Ball joint dust cover (180% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0054% fail on Ball joint (13% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0013% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.0081% fail on Macpherson strut (84% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0054% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0027% fail on Ball joint (81% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.0067% fail on Sub-frames (29% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0067% fail on Sub-frame (51% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.0040% fail on Axles (46% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0040% fail on Axle (20% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.0040% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (3.1% better than other 2016 vans)
  • 1.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (30% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 1.0% fail on Exhaust emissions (33% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.79% fail on Compression ignition (31% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.49% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (43% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.23% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (8.3% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.058% fail on Emissions not tested (11% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.017% fail on Emission control equipment (25% worse than other 2016 vans)
          • 0.011% fail on Other emission control equipment (81% worse than other 2016 vans)
          • 0.0054% fail on Particulate filter (4.8% better than other 2016 vans)
          • 0.0013% fail on Oxygen sensor
        • 0.017% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (5.2% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.0054% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (13% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.0013% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
      • 0.23% fail on Spark ignition (37% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.22% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (38% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.0054% fail on Emissions not tested (39% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.0027% fail on Catalyst emissions (35% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.14% fail on Fluid leaks (34% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.093% fail on Engine oil leaks (16% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.023% fail on Transmission oil leaks (130% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.021% fail on Other leaks (51% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0081% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks (170% worse than other 2016 vans)
  • 0.75% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (1.3% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.62% fail on Seat belts (19% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.60% fail on Condition (24% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.015% fail on Requirements (22% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.013% fail on Attachment (18% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.13% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (45% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.0094% fail on Airbags (28% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0094% fail on Drivers airbag (19% better than other 2016 vans)
  • 0.56% fail on Steering (1.3% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.35% fail on Power steering (140% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.28% fail on Pipes and hoses (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.047% fail on Operation (93% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.047% fail on Other components (35% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0054% fail on Pump (28% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0054% fail on Rams (51% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.17% fail on Steering linkage components (51% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on Track rod end (56% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.020% fail on Ball joint (1.3% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0067% fail on Steering arm (62% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0054% fail on Locking devices (39% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0027% fail on Drag link end (43% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.038% fail on Steering gear (1.0% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.036% fail on Steering rack (34% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0013% fail on Operation
    • 0.0040% fail on Steering column (38% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.0027% fail on Steering wheel (50% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.0027% fail on Steering play (71% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0027% fail on Steering rack (71% better than other 2016 vans)
  • 0.27% fail on Identification of the vehicle (8.0% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.26% fail on Registration plates (7.8% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.0013% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.15% fail on Road Wheels (19% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.12% fail on Attachment (48% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.030% fail on Condition (35% better than other 2016 vans)
  • 0.023% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests (79% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.012% fail on Steps and stairs (70% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.011% fail on Retractable steps (160% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0013% fail on Steps
    • 0.011% fail on Doors (90% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.011% fail on Emergency exits (110% worse than other 2016 vans)
  • 0.0094% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter (190% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.0067% fail on Speed limiter (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0054% fail on Speed limiter plate (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0013% fail on Speed limiter
    • 0.0027% fail on Speedometer (81% worse than other 2016 vans)
  • 0.0040% fail on Seat belt installation check (29% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.0027% fail on Anchorages (9.5% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.0013% fail on Belt(s)/padding