DS DS5 MOT Results

Registered in 2015
81.5% pass rate
from 854 tests in 2020
(26% 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 DS5 is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.7% fail on Visibility (72% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Wipers (140% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Washers
  • 5.0% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 2.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (4 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.70% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.35% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.35% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (4 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.35% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.23% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.12% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.12% 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
    • 0.12% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.12% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 4.1% fail on Tyres
    • 2.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.35% fail on Size/type (5 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 3.0% fail on Brakes
    • 2.3% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.0% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.9% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.12% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.47% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.47% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.82% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.47% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.47% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.12% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.12% fail on Rbt
          • 0.12% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.12% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.12% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.12% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.12% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.12% fail on Rbt
          • 0.12% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.12% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.12% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.12% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.12% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 1.5% fail on Body, chassis, structure (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Transmission (5 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Drive shafts (5 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Joints (5 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.23% fail on Tank (84 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.12% fail on Doors
      • 0.12% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.12% fail on Door condition
  • 1.1% fail on Suspension
    • 0.94% fail on Anti-roll bars (7 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Linkage ball joints (13 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Linkage
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.12% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 0.12% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint
  • 0.70% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.47% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.47% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.23% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.23% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.23% fail on Fluid leaks (7 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Engine oil leaks (11 times worse than other 2015 cars)
  • 0.35% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.23% fail on Attachment
    • 0.12% fail on Condition
  • 0.23% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.23% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.23% fail on Steering
    • 0.12% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.12% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.12% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.12% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.23% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.23% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
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