DS DS4 MOT Results

Registered in 2011
63.8% pass rate
from 1,217 tests in 2017
(47% worse than other 2011 cars)
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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the DS DS4 is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (120% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 19% fail on Registration plate lamp (6 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamp aim (59% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.16% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.16% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.16% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Headlamp levelling device (12 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.1% fail on Individual lamps (120% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.082% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.49% fail on Stop lamp (70% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Position lamps (80% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Front lamps (85% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Rear lamps
    • 0.33% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.33% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.16% fail on Horn
    • 0.082% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.082% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 9.0% fail on Tyres (43% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Tread depth (100% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Condition
  • 7.7% fail on Brakes (68% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Hub components (58% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Brake pads (51% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Brake discs
    • 3.5% fail on Brake performance (130% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Parking brake performance (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.33% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.25% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.082% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.082% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.2% fail on Parking brake (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Electronic parking brake (30 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Condition
    • 0.41% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.41% fail on Components
        • 0.16% fail on Hoses
        • 0.16% fail on Reservoirs (9 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.082% fail on Pipes
    • 0.082% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.082% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.082% fail on Pedal
        • 0.082% fail on Condition
    • 0.082% fail on ABS
    • 0.082% fail on Restricted movement
  • 7.1% fail on Driver's view of the road (58% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Wipers (96% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.33% fail on Windscreen
  • 5.7% fail on Suspension
    • 2.9% fail on Drive shafts (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Front drive shafts (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 2.7% fail on Constant velocity joints (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.082% fail on Couplings
      • 0.082% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.082% fail on Drive shafts
    • 2.4% fail on Coil springs
      • 2.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.49% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.49% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.33% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.33% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.33% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 0.49% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.49% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.41% fail on Steering
    • 0.25% fail on Steering system
      • 0.16% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.082% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.16% fail on Power steering
      • 0.16% fail on Operation (7 times worse than other 2011 cars)
  • 0.41% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.25% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.25% fail on Condition
    • 0.16% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.16% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.16% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.082% fail on Condition
    • 0.082% fail on Attachment
  • 0.16% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.082% fail on Body condition
    • 0.082% fail on Doors
      • 0.082% fail on Drivers
  • 0.16% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (81% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Emissions
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