DS DS4 MOT Results

Registered in 2013
70.2% pass rate
from 3,367 tests in 2017
(77% worse than other 2013 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 2013 cars and highlighted areas where the DS DS4 is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 18% fail on Registration plate lamp (12 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim (64% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.98% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.030% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.030% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.45% fail on Position lamps (54% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Front lamps
    • 0.27% fail on Stop lamp (75% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.15% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.089% fail on Direction indicators (77% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on Flashing type (77% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.059% fail on Side repeaters (79% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.030% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.089% fail on Horn
    • 0.059% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.030% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 8.2% fail on Tyres (77% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Tread depth (160% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.059% fail on Size/type
    • 0.030% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.030% fail on Valve stem
  • 6.4% fail on Driver's view of the road (49% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Wipers (56% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Washers (43% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.030% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.0% fail on Brakes (43% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Hub components (41% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.56% fail on Brake discs (160% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Brake performance (98% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Parking brake performance (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.30% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.059% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.030% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.030% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.33% fail on Parking brake (130% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Electronic parking brake (27 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.24% fail on Components (180% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Hoses (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.089% fail on Reservoirs (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.030% fail on ABS
  • 0.98% fail on Suspension (40% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Drive shafts (120% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Front drive shafts (120% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.48% fail on Constant velocity joints (130% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Front suspension joints (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Coil springs (75% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Condition (75% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.12% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.059% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.059% fail on Front
    • 0.030% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.030% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.030% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.030% fail on Condition
  • 0.24% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.24% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.21% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.18% fail on Attachment
    • 0.030% fail on Condition
  • 0.15% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.12% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
    • 0.030% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.030% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.12% fail on Steering
    • 0.059% fail on Steering system
      • 0.030% fail on Free play
        • 0.030% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.030% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.030% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.059% fail on Steering operation (8 times worse than other 2013 cars)
  • 0.089% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.089% fail on Body condition
  • 0.059% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (86% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.030% fail on Emissions
    • 0.030% fail on Emissions not tested
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