DS DS3 MOT Results

Registered in 2017
88.5% pass rate
from 312 tests in 2020
Pass rate by mileage
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 2017 cars and highlighted areas where the DS DS3 is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.1% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamps (4 times worse than other 2017 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Headlamp (4 times worse than other 2017 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.32% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.32% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.32% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.32% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 3.2% fail on Visibility
    • 2.6% fail on Washers (2 times worse than other 2017 cars)
    • 0.64% fail on Wipers
  • 1.3% fail on Brakes
    • 1.3% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.96% fail on Brake discs and drums (4 times worse than other 2017 cars)
        • 0.96% fail on Brake discs (4 times worse than other 2017 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.64% fail on Brake pads
  • 0.64% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.64% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.64% fail on Suspension
    • 0.32% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.32% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.32% fail on Ball joint
  • 0.64% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.32% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.32% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.32% fail on Bracket
  • 0.64% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.32% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.32% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.32% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.32% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.32% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 0.64% fail on Tyres
    • 0.32% fail on Condition
    • 0.32% fail on Tread depth
Read the Honest John Review

  • DS 3 Cabrio (2013 - 2019)
    Great styling that still looks good now, premium cabin that’s loaded with neat touches, roof opens and closes at speeds of up to 70mph.
  • DS 3 (2010 - 2019)
    High quality interior, great 1.6 THP 165 petrol engine with six-speed gearbox, wide engine range, drives and handles well.

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