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Ford Capri MOT Results

74.8% pass rate
from 3,304 tests in 2017
(14% better than other pre-1990 cars)
Number of tests by age
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 pre-1990 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Capri is unusually good or bad.

  • 15% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (10% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.091% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.091% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.061% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.061% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.061% fail on Matched pair (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Dipswitch
      • 0.030% fail on Switch
    • 3.2% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.7% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.54% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.45% fail on All direction indicators (48% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Tell tales
    • 2.5% fail on Position lamps (32% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.1% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.061% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.5% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.51% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.24% fail on Switch
    • 1.8% fail on Stop lamp (39% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Battery
    • 1.5% fail on Horn
    • 0.61% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.39% fail on Lamp
      • 0.18% fail on Switch
      • 0.030% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.21% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.12% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 10% fail on Brakes
    • 6.9% fail on Brake performance (18% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.3% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.7% fail on Parking brake performance (49% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Service brake performance (50% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.091% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.030% fail on Gradient hand brake
    • 3.2% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 2.5% fail on Components
        • 1.6% fail on Pipes
        • 0.82% fail on Hoses
        • 0.15% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.091% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.061% fail on Servos
      • 0.48% fail on Leaks
      • 0.36% fail on Operation
      • 0.030% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 1.0% fail on Hub components
      • 0.45% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.42% fail on Brake calipers (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.030% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.030% fail on Wheel cylinder
    • 0.76% fail on Restricted movement (150% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.58% fail on Condition
      • 0.030% fail on Fitment
    • 0.36% fail on Mechanical components (150% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Cable
      • 0.061% fail on Clevis joint
      • 0.030% fail on Linkage
      • 0.030% fail on Lever
    • 0.27% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.27% fail on Pedal
        • 0.21% fail on Condition
        • 0.061% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.18% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.15% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
      • 0.030% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
      • 0.030% fail on Actuating linkage mounting
    • 0.12% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.091% fail on Leaks (12 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Components
        • 0.030% fail on Servos
    • 0.091% fail on Locking devices
  • 7.6% fail on Suspension (22% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 2.6% fail on Spring mounting (180% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.21% fail on Subframe mounting (67% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Wheel bearings (34% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.94% fail on Front
      • 0.18% fail on Rear (73% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.94% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.85% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
    • 0.94% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.58% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.12% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment
      • 0.030% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.48% fail on Front suspension joints (48% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Leaf springs
      • 0.15% fail on Condition
      • 0.12% fail on Shackle bracket (6 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Pins and bushes
        • 0.061% fail on Shackle
        • 0.030% fail on Anchor
      • 0.030% fail on Spring eye
      • 0.030% fail on Anchor bracket
      • 0.030% fail on Securing bolts
    • 0.39% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.30% fail on Condition
      • 0.091% fail on Location
    • 0.24% fail on Shock absorbers (76% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Condition (76% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.061% fail on Condition
      • 0.061% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.061% fail on Attachment
    • 0.091% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.091% fail on Condition
    • 0.061% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.030% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.030% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.030% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.030% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.030% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.030% fail on Condition
    • 0.030% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.030% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.030% fail on Universal joint
  • 7.6% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (31% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Emissions (81% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.5% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.64% fail on Pipe (120% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on System
      • 0.27% fail on Cap
      • 0.15% fail on Tank
      • 0.061% fail on Hose
    • 0.39% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 6.4% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.6% fail on Washers
    • 2.1% fail on Wipers
    • 0.18% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.091% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.061% fail on Bonnet
  • 4.1% fail on Steering
    • 3.2% fail on Steering system
      • 1.8% fail on Steering rack (49% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.15% fail on Free play
        • 0.15% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.15% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.061% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.030% fail on Other components
        • 0.030% fail on Steering component
    • 0.36% fail on Locking devices (150% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Power steering
      • 0.091% fail on Rams
      • 0.091% fail on Other components
      • 0.061% fail on Operation
      • 0.061% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.030% fail on Drive system
      • 0.030% fail on Pump
    • 0.21% fail on Steering control
      • 0.091% fail on Steering column
      • 0.091% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.061% fail on Universal joint
        • 0.030% fail on Flexible coupling
      • 0.030% fail on Steering lock
    • 0.15% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.091% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 3.8% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.6% fail on Body condition
    • 0.97% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.97% fail on Chassis
    • 0.91% fail on Seats
      • 0.58% fail on Passengers (110% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Drivers
    • 0.42% fail on Doors
      • 0.36% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.030% fail on Drivers
      • 0.030% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.18% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.091% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.061% fail on Load security
      • 0.030% fail on Bootlid
      • 0.030% fail on Tailgate
    • 0.030% fail on Body security
  • 2.2% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.2% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.3% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.54% fail on Condition
      • 0.21% fail on Attachment
      • 0.12% fail on Requirements
      • 0.030% fail on Installation check
        • 0.030% fail on Anchorage's
  • 1.5% fail on Tyres (35% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.94% fail on Condition
    • 0.48% fail on Tread depth (46% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.061% fail on Size/type
    • 0.061% fail on Valve stem
  • 0.51% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.48% fail on Registration plate
    • 0.061% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.30% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.30% fail on Attachment