DS DS4 MOT Results

Registered in 2012
68.5% pass rate
from 2,336 tests in 2017
(51% worse than other 2012 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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the DS DS4 is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (160% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 16% fail on Registration plate lamp (7 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Headlamp aim (82% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.086% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.086% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.56% fail on Position lamps (62% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Front lamps (56% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.086% fail on Rear lamps
    • 0.51% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.51% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.47% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.043% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.17% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.17% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.13% fail on Stop lamp (89% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Horn
    • 0.086% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.043% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.043% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.043% fail on Switch
  • 8.5% fail on Tyres (51% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Tread depth (94% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.086% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.043% fail on Size/type
  • 6.4% fail on Brakes (66% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Hub components (47% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Brake pads (43% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Brake discs (160% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.086% fail on Brake calipers
    • 2.4% fail on Brake performance (120% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Parking brake performance (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.47% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.21% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.043% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.90% fail on Parking brake (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Electronic parking brake (39 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Hydraulic systems (120% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Components (190% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Hoses (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Reservoirs (7 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.043% fail on Pipes
      • 0.043% fail on Leaks
    • 0.17% fail on ABS
    • 0.13% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.043% fail on Restricted movement
  • 6.1% fail on Driver's view of the road (38% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Wipers (50% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.47% fail on Windscreen
  • 1.4% fail on Suspension (61% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Drive shafts (100% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Front drive shafts (110% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.60% fail on Constant velocity joints
        • 0.086% fail on Couplings (49 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Coil springs (84% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Condition (84% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.17% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.17% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.13% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.086% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.043% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.043% fail on General condition
  • 0.34% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.34% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.26% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.26% fail on Attachment
  • 0.21% fail on Steering
    • 0.13% fail on Steering system
      • 0.086% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.043% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.043% fail on Steering control
      • 0.043% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.043% fail on Steering operation
  • 0.17% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.13% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.086% fail on Condition
      • 0.043% fail on Attachment
    • 0.043% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.043% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.13% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.086% fail on Body condition
    • 0.043% fail on Seats
      • 0.043% fail on Passengers
  • 0.086% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (87% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.086% fail on Emissions not tested
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