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Ford Consul MOT Results

82.2% pass rate
from 320 tests in 2017
(39% 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 Consul is unusually good or bad.

  • 8.4% fail on Brakes
    • 7.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.1% fail on Front wheels
      • 4.1% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 3.8% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.63% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.63% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.31% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.94% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.94% fail on Components
        • 0.63% fail on Pipes
        • 0.63% fail on Hoses
    • 0.63% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.63% fail on Condition
    • 0.63% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.63% fail on Pedal
        • 0.63% fail on Condition
        • 0.31% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.63% fail on Hub components
      • 0.31% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.31% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.31% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.31% fail on Components
        • 0.31% fail on Servos
  • 7.5% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (54% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.6% fail on Individual lamps
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.3% fail on Horn
    • 0.94% fail on Battery
    • 0.94% fail on Position lamps (74% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.31% fail on Rear lamps
    • 0.31% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 4.7% fail on Suspension (52% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.6% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.94% fail on Spring mounting
    • 1.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.63% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.63% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.63% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.63% fail on Front
    • 0.63% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.31% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.31% fail on Condition
  • 4.1% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.8% fail on Washers
    • 1.6% fail on Wipers
    • 0.31% fail on Mirrors
  • 2.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 1.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.6% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.94% fail on Pipe
      • 0.63% fail on Cap
  • 2.5% fail on Steering
    • 2.5% fail on Steering system
      • 1.6% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.94% fail on Steering box (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
  • 2.2% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.94% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.94% fail on Chassis
    • 0.63% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.31% fail on Body condition
    • 0.31% fail on Doors
      • 0.31% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.31% fail on Passengers other
  • 1.3% fail on Tyres
    • 0.63% fail on Condition
    • 0.63% fail on Tread depth
  • 0.31% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.31% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.31% fail on Attachment