DS DS4 MOT Results

Registered in 2015
78.0% pass rate
from 2,013 tests in 2020
(45% worse than other 2015 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 2015 cars and highlighted areas where the DS DS4 is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.3% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (130% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (12 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim (45% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.099% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamps (78% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.15% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.050% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.35% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.15% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.15% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.15% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.099% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.099% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.099% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.099% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.099% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.099% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.099% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.099% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.099% fail on Horn
  • 6.8% fail on Tyres (79% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Tread depth (120% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.099% fail on Size/type
    • 0.050% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 6.0% fail on Visibility (55% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Wipers (69% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Washers
    • 0.099% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.099% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.050% fail on Driver's view
  • 2.3% fail on Brakes
    • 1.6% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.2% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.50% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.50% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.40% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.20% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.15% fail on Rbt
          • 0.099% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.050% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.050% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.050% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.15% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.15% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.050% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.050% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.050% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 0.15% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.15% fail on Pedal
    • 0.099% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.099% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.050% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.050% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.050% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.050% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.050% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 0.84% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.65% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.35% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.30% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.050% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.30% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.30% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.15% fail on Fluid leaks (4 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Engine oil leaks (6 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.050% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.050% fail on Undertray
  • 0.65% fail on Suspension (51% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Springs
      • 0.30% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.30% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.20% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.099% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.050% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.050% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.050% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.050% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.050% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.050% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.050% fail on Ball joint
  • 0.45% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.35% fail on Transmission
      • 0.35% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.35% fail on Joints
    • 0.050% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.050% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.050% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.050% fail on Doors
      • 0.050% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.050% fail on Hinge
  • 0.20% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.15% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.15% fail on Condition
    • 0.050% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.20% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.099% fail on Condition
    • 0.099% fail on Attachment
  • 0.099% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.099% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.050% fail on Steering
    • 0.050% fail on Power steering
      • 0.050% fail on Pipes and hoses
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