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Ford Granada MOT Results

78.3% pass rate
from 914 tests in 2020
(20% 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 Granada is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.8% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (27% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Headlamps (52% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Headlamp (59% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.8% fail on Horn
      • 0.55% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.11% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.11% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.2% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.22% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.2% fail on Stop lamp (52% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (54% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (54% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.22% fail on Switch
    • 0.77% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.77% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.66% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.11% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.11% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 6.7% fail on Brakes (30% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.1% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.1% fail on Rbt
          • 2.3% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.98% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.8% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.3% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.55% fail on Service brake imbalance (73% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.22% fail on Parking brake performance (82% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Rbt (82% better than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 0.11% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.11% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
    • 0.98% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.88% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.44% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.44% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.33% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.11% fail on Cable
        • 0.11% fail on Lever
        • 0.11% fail on Brake slack adjuster
      • 0.11% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.11% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.33% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.33% fail on Pedal
    • 0.22% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.22% fail on Lever
    • 0.22% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.11% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.11% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.11% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.11% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.11% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.11% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 5.9% fail on Suspension
    • 3.0% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.98% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.44% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.44% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.22% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.77% fail on Springs
      • 0.77% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.77% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.77% fail on Suspension rods (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Pins and bushes (7 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Suspension rod
    • 0.44% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.33% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.11% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.33% fail on Wheel bearings (79% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.11% fail on Linkage
      • 0.11% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 0.11% fail on Shock absorbers
  • 5.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 2.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.1% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.44% fail on Pipe
      • 0.44% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.33% fail on Tank
    • 0.98% fail on Chassis
      • 0.98% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.98% fail on Transmission
      • 0.66% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.66% fail on Joints
        • 0.11% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.44% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.33% fail on Flexible couplings (12 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Prop shaft
      • 0.11% fail on Halfshafts
    • 0.55% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.55% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.33% fail on Doors
      • 0.22% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.22% fail on Door condition
      • 0.11% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.11% fail on Door condition
    • 0.33% fail on Floor
    • 0.11% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.11% fail on Bracket
    • 0.11% fail on Body
      • 0.11% fail on Body condition
    • 0.11% fail on Seats
      • 0.11% fail on Driver's seat
  • 5.1% fail on Visibility
    • 3.6% fail on Washers
    • 1.6% fail on Wipers
    • 0.11% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.11% fail on View to rear
      • 0.11% fail on Mirrors
  • 3.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 2.7% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 2.7% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.4% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.33% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.77% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.44% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.22% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.11% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 2.6% fail on Steering
    • 1.6% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.6% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.66% fail on Steering linkage components (66% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Track rod end (73% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.66% fail on Power steering
      • 0.44% fail on Pipes and hoses (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Rams
      • 0.11% fail on Other components
    • 0.11% fail on Steering column
    • 0.11% fail on Steering play
      • 0.11% fail on Steering rack
  • 1.8% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.8% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.4% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.22% fail on Condition
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment
  • 1.5% fail on Tyres
    • 0.77% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.55% fail on Condition
    • 0.33% fail on Size/type
  • 0.55% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.55% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.22% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.22% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.11% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.11% fail on Attachment
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