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Ford Capri MOT Results

77.4% pass rate
from 3,361 tests in 2020
(18% 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.

  • 11% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (18% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.030% fail on Dipswitch
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.30% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.4% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.5% fail on Horn
      • 0.80% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.18% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 2.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.4% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.57% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.36% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.060% fail on Switch
      • 0.030% fail on Semaphore
        • 0.030% fail on Switch
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.3% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (45% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (45% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp (45% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Switch
    • 1.1% fail on Stop lamp (57% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.89% fail on Position lamps (44% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Position lamp (42% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.21% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.21% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.15% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.15% fail on Switch
    • 0.030% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 8.6% fail on Brakes
    • 6.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.6% fail on Service brake performance (37% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 4.6% fail on Rbt (41% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 3.8% fail on Service brake performance (44% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.030% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.030% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.5% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 2.5% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.030% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 1.5% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (50% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt (sp) (47% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.060% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.54% fail on Parking brake performance (57% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.51% fail on Rbt (58% better than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 0.45% fail on Parking brake performance (49% better than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 0.089% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (73% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.030% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.030% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.42% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.74% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.57% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.30% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.089% fail on Cable
        • 0.089% fail on Lever
        • 0.060% fail on Clevis joint
        • 0.030% fail on Rod
        • 0.030% fail on Relay lever
      • 0.18% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.18% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.12% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.089% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.030% fail on Brake drums
    • 0.51% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.36% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
      • 0.15% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.45% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.36% fail on Pedal
      • 0.089% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.36% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.36% fail on Lever
    • 0.36% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.24% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.060% fail on Master cylinder
      • 0.030% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.030% fail on Valves
    • 0.18% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.12% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.060% fail on Other components
      • 0.060% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.030% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
        • 0.030% fail on Other braking system component
    • 0.089% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.060% fail on Servos
      • 0.030% fail on Leaks
  • 5.9% fail on Suspension (28% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.3% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.2% fail on Suspension arms (38% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.33% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.30% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.060% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.060% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.86% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.45% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.15% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.089% fail on Anti-roll bar
    • 0.68% fail on Springs
      • 0.45% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (110% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.15% fail on Coil spring
        • 0.060% fail on Mounting
      • 0.089% fail on Leaf springs
        • 0.030% fail on Anchor bracket
        • 0.030% fail on Fixings and fixing bolts
        • 0.030% fail on Shackle bracket
    • 0.12% fail on Shock absorbers (82% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.089% fail on Sub-frames (82% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.030% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.030% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.089% fail on Other suspension component (82% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.030% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.060% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.060% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.060% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.030% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.030% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.030% fail on Axles
      • 0.030% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
  • 5.4% fail on Body, chassis, structure (21% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.1% fail on Chassis
      • 1.1% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.1% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.65% fail on Pipe (99% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.12% fail on Hose
      • 0.12% fail on System
      • 0.060% fail on Tank
    • 0.89% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.86% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
      • 0.030% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.83% fail on Seats
      • 0.48% fail on Passenger's seat
      • 0.45% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.27% fail on Body
      • 0.21% fail on Panel
      • 0.060% fail on Other body component
    • 0.27% fail on Floor
    • 0.18% fail on Doors (65% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.12% fail on Door condition
      • 0.060% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.060% fail on Door condition
    • 0.089% fail on Transmission (93% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.089% fail on Prop shaft
    • 0.089% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.060% fail on Boot lid condition
      • 0.030% fail on Other boot lid component
    • 0.060% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.060% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.030% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.030% fail on Bracket
    • 0.030% fail on Cabs
      • 0.030% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 5.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (27% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Exhaust emissions (36% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Spark ignition (45% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 4.3% fail on Non catalyst emissions (57% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.48% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.060% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.030% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.030% fail on NOx sensor
      • 0.089% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.060% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.030% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 0.57% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.33% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.12% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.089% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.089% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 4.8% fail on Visibility (25% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Washers
    • 1.2% fail on Wipers (49% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.060% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.060% fail on View to rear
      • 0.060% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.030% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.030% fail on Windscreen
  • 2.9% fail on Steering (26% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.95% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.24% fail on Locking devices
      • 0.089% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.060% fail on Ball joint (80% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Other components
        • 0.030% fail on Steering component
    • 1.0% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.0% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.030% fail on Operation
    • 0.24% fail on Power steering
      • 0.12% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.089% fail on Other components
      • 0.060% fail on Operation
    • 0.089% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.089% fail on Steering play
      • 0.089% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.060% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.060% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.030% fail on Flexible coupling
      • 0.030% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.030% fail on Steering column
  • 1.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.2% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.92% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.15% fail on Requirements
      • 0.15% fail on Condition (65% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on Attachment
  • 1.0% fail on Tyres (35% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Condition
    • 0.39% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.089% fail on Size/type
  • 0.39% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.39% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.36% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter (160% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Speedometer (160% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
  • 0.21% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.21% fail on Attachment
  • 0.060% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.060% fail on Anchorages