DS DS4 MOT Results

Registered in 2014
71.2% pass rate
from 2,392 tests in 2020
(52% worse than other 2014 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 2014 cars and highlighted areas where the DS DS4 is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (130% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 9.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (11 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim (54% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim (56% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.042% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.92% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.21% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.21% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.21% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.13% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.084% fail on Position lamp (81% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.084% fail on Direction indicators (79% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Flashing type (79% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.084% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.084% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.042% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.042% fail on Horn
    • 0.042% fail on Daytime running lamps
  • 8.2% fail on Tyres (82% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Tread depth (120% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Condition (41% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Size/type
  • 6.2% fail on Visibility (51% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Wipers (79% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Washers
    • 0.084% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.084% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.042% fail on Driver's view
  • 5.1% fail on Brakes (45% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Mechanical brake components (53% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.5% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.042% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.6% fail on Brake discs and drums (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Brake discs (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Brake performance (69% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Rbt (sp) (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.46% fail on Rbt
          • 0.46% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.17% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.17% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.13% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.042% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.042% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.042% fail on Rbt
          • 0.042% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.33% fail on Parking brake control (190% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Electronic parking brake (22 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Lever
    • 0.17% fail on Hydraulic systems (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Brake fluid (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.084% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.042% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.042% fail on Pedal
    • 0.042% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.042% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.042% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.042% fail on Electronic braking system
  • 1.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure (100% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Transmission (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Drive shafts (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Joints (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.084% fail on Joints (5 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.084% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.084% fail on Pipe (11 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.042% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.042% fail on Doors
      • 0.042% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.042% fail on Door condition
  • 0.88% fail on Suspension (61% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Springs
      • 0.42% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.42% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.21% fail on Suspension arms (70% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.042% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.042% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.084% fail on Shock absorbers (80% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.084% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.042% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.042% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 0.084% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.084% fail on Ball joint
  • 0.42% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (55% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.29% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.13% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.13% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.042% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.17% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.13% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.042% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.21% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.21% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.21% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.13% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.084% fail on Condition
      • 0.042% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.084% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.17% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.13% fail on Attachment
    • 0.042% fail on Condition
  • 0.084% fail on Steering
    • 0.084% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.042% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.042% fail on Steering arm
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