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Ford Prefect MOT Results

92.4% pass rate
from 66 tests in 2020
(72% better than other pre-1990 cars)
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 Prefect is unusually good or bad.

  • 4.5% fail on Suspension
    • 3.0% fail on Springs
      • 1.5% fail on Leaf springs
        • 1.5% fail on Shackle pins and bushes
      • 1.5% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.5% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.5% fail on Sub-frames
      • 1.5% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
  • 3.0% fail on Brakes
    • 3.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.0% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.0% fail on Rbt
          • 3.0% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.5% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 1.5% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 1.5% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
  • 3.0% fail on Steering
    • 1.5% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.5% fail on Track rod end
    • 1.5% fail on Steering wheel
  • 3.0% fail on Visibility
    • 3.0% fail on Washers
    • 1.5% fail on Wipers
  • 1.5% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 1.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.5% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 1.5% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 1.5% fail on Seats
      • 1.5% fail on Driver's seat
  • 1.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 1.5% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.5% fail on Engine oil leaks