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Ford Zodiac MOT Results

89.8% pass rate
from 128 tests in 2020
(62% 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.

  • 4.7% fail on Suspension
    • 2.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.78% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.78% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.78% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.6% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.78% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.78% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.78% fail on Ball joint
  • 3.1% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (77% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.78% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.78% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.78% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.78% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.78% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.78% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.78% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.78% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.78% fail on Battery(ies)
  • 2.3% fail on Brakes (75% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.78% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.78% fail on Rbt
          • 0.78% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.78% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.78% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.78% fail on Rbt
          • 0.78% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
    • 0.78% fail on Rigid brake pipes
  • 1.6% fail on Steering
    • 0.78% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.78% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.78% fail on Power steering
      • 0.78% fail on Rams
  • 1.6% fail on Visibility
    • 1.6% fail on Washers
  • 1.6% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 1.6% fail on Exhaust system
  • 1.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.6% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.78% fail on Attachment
      • 0.78% fail on Condition
  • 0.78% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.78% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.78% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.78% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.78% fail on Tyres
    • 0.78% fail on Size/type