DS DS4 MOT Results

Registered in 2016
85.4% pass rate
from 2,476 tests in 2020
(19% worse than other 2016 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 2016 cars and highlighted areas where the DS DS4 is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.1% fail on Tyres (73% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Tread depth (190% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Condition
  • 5.2% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (47% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.040% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (6 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.81% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.48% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.32% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.12% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.12% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.12% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.081% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.081% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.081% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.081% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.040% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.040% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.081% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.081% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 2.1% fail on Visibility
    • 1.0% fail on Wipers (46% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Washers
    • 0.081% fail on Bonnet (7 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.040% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.040% fail on View to rear
      • 0.040% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.8% fail on Brakes
    • 1.3% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.1% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.28% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.28% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.53% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.28% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.28% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.24% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.20% fail on Rbt
          • 0.16% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.040% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.040% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.040% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.040% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.040% fail on Rbt
          • 0.040% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
    • 0.081% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.081% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.040% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.040% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.040% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.040% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.040% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.040% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 0.65% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.44% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.32% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.32% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (170% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.081% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.040% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.16% fail on Fluid leaks (5 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Engine oil leaks (8 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.081% fail on Noise suppression (20 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Undertray (25 times worse than other 2016 cars)
  • 0.44% fail on Suspension
    • 0.16% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.040% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.12% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.081% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.040% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.040% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 0.040% fail on Springs
      • 0.040% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.040% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.040% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.040% fail on Ball joint
  • 0.24% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.12% fail on Transmission
      • 0.12% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.12% fail on Joints
    • 0.081% fail on Undertray (9 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.040% fail on Body
      • 0.040% fail on Other body component
  • 0.081% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.081% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.081% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.040% fail on Airbags
      • 0.040% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.040% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.040% fail on Steering
    • 0.040% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.040% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.040% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.040% fail on Condition
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