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Ford Orion MOT Results

69.3% pass rate
from 323 tests in 2017
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 Orion is unusually good or bad.

  • 15% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 5.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.4% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.2% fail on Rear lamps
      • 1.2% fail on Front lamps
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.31% fail on Switch
      • 0.31% fail on Dipswitch
    • 2.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.9% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.93% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.93% fail on Switch (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Horn
    • 0.93% fail on Battery
    • 0.93% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.62% fail on Lamp
      • 0.31% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.62% fail on Direction indicators (82% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Flashing type (82% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.31% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.31% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 12% fail on Suspension
    • 8.7% fail on Prescribed areas (120% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 8.0% fail on Component mounting (190% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Spring mounting
      • 0.31% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 2.2% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.5% fail on Rear
      • 0.93% fail on Front
    • 1.9% fail on Drive shafts
      • 1.9% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 1.9% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 1.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.31% fail on Condition
    • 0.93% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.31% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.31% fail on Condition
    • 0.31% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 8.7% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 5.0% fail on Emissions (99% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.93% fail on Pipe
      • 0.62% fail on Hose
      • 0.62% fail on Cap
      • 0.31% fail on System
    • 1.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.31% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 7.4% fail on Brakes
    • 5.9% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.0% fail on Front wheels
      • 2.5% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.62% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.62% fail on Parking brake performance (82% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.5% fail on Components
        • 0.62% fail on Pipes
        • 0.62% fail on Hoses
        • 0.31% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.31% fail on Leaks
    • 0.62% fail on Hub components
      • 0.31% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.31% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.31% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.31% fail on Condition
    • 0.31% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.31% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.31% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
  • 6.2% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.1% fail on Washers
    • 2.5% fail on Wipers
    • 0.62% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.62% fail on Windscreen
  • 4.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.5% fail on Body condition
    • 0.93% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.93% fail on Chassis
    • 0.62% fail on Seats
      • 0.62% fail on Passengers
  • 3.4% fail on Tyres
    • 2.2% fail on Condition
    • 1.2% fail on Tread depth
  • 3.1% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.1% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.8% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.31% fail on Condition
  • 2.5% fail on Steering
    • 2.2% fail on Steering system
      • 0.93% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.93% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.31% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.31% fail on Steering control
      • 0.31% fail on Steering column
    • 0.31% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.31% fail on Towbars
    • 0.31% fail on Vehicle structure