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Ford Zodiac MOT Results

86.6% pass rate
from 329 tests in 2017
(54% 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 Zodiac is unusually good or bad.

  • 7.3% fail on Brakes
    • 6.4% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.6% fail on Front wheels
      • 3.6% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 3.3% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.91% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.61% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.30% fail on Brake operation
    • 1.2% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.61% fail on Components
        • 0.30% fail on Pipes
        • 0.30% fail on Hoses
      • 0.61% fail on Leaks
    • 0.91% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.61% fail on Hub components
      • 0.30% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.30% fail on Wheel cylinder
    • 0.30% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.30% fail on Condition
  • 5.2% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (69% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.30% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.30% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.30% fail on Switch
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamp aim (72% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.91% fail on Battery
    • 0.91% fail on Position lamps (75% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.30% fail on Rear lamps
    • 0.91% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 0.91% fail on Horn
    • 0.61% fail on Stop lamp (79% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Direction indicators (82% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Flashing type (82% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.30% fail on Individual lamps
  • 3.6% fail on Steering
    • 3.3% fail on Steering system
      • 0.91% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.91% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.61% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.30% fail on Free play
        • 0.30% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.30% fail on Steering box
      • 0.30% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.30% fail on Steering operation
  • 3.3% fail on Suspension (66% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.91% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.91% fail on Spring mounting
    • 0.61% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.61% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.61% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.30% fail on Front
      • 0.30% fail on Rear
    • 0.30% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.30% fail on Attachment
    • 0.30% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.30% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.30% fail on Condition
  • 3.3% fail on Driver's view of the road (53% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Washers
    • 0.91% fail on Wipers
  • 1.2% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.61% fail on Body condition
    • 0.30% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.30% fail on Chassis
    • 0.30% fail on Doors
      • 0.30% fail on Passengers front
  • 0.61% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (90% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.61% fail on Tank