DS DS5 MOT Results

Registered in 2013
76.8% pass rate
from 1,771 tests in 2017
(37% 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 DS5 is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.2% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (44% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Headlamp aim (81% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Registration plate lamp (120% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamps (110% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp (99% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.056% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.96% fail on Direction indicators (150% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.96% fail on Flashing type (150% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.90% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.056% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.40% fail on Stop lamp (63% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Position lamps (83% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Front lamps (78% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.17% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.17% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.056% fail on Horn
  • 7.3% fail on Driver's view of the road (73% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Wipers (100% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Washers
    • 0.17% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.056% fail on Mirrors
  • 6.6% fail on Tyres (42% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Tread depth (110% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.056% fail on Size/type
  • 3.5% fail on Brakes
    • 2.0% fail on Hub components
      • 2.0% fail on Brake pads
    • 1.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.73% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.056% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.056% fail on Service brake performance
    • 0.34% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.28% fail on Components (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Hoses (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on Leaks
    • 0.17% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.17% fail on Pedal
        • 0.17% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.056% fail on Restricted movement
  • 2.5% fail on Suspension (51% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Shock absorbers (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.45% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.45% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 0.34% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.34% fail on Condition
    • 0.34% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.34% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.17% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.17% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.056% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.056% fail on Condition
    • 0.056% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 0.28% fail on Steering
    • 0.28% fail on Steering system
      • 0.23% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.056% fail on Ball joint
  • 0.28% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.17% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.17% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.11% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.11% fail on Condition
  • 0.28% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.28% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.056% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.056% fail on Attachment
  • 0.056% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.056% fail on Body security
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