DS DS5 MOT Results

Registered in 2016
81.6% pass rate
from 609 tests in 2020
(54% 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 DS5 is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.1% fail on Visibility (110% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Wipers (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.16% fail on Washers
  • 5.6% fail on Tyres (59% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Tread depth (83% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.16% fail on Size/type
    • 0.16% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 5.1% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.82% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.66% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.33% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.33% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.66% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.66% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.49% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.16% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.16% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.16% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 1.1% fail on Brakes
    • 0.66% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.66% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.66% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.33% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.33% fail on Pedal (6 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.16% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.16% fail on Rbt
          • 0.16% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
  • 1.1% fail on Body, chassis, structure (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.82% fail on Transmission (9 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.82% fail on Drive shafts (10 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.82% fail on Joints (10 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Doors
      • 0.16% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.16% fail on Door condition
    • 0.16% fail on Seats
      • 0.16% fail on Driver's seat
  • 1.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (200% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.99% fail on Fluid leaks (39 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.99% fail on Engine oil leaks (59 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.16% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.16% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.33% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.33% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.16% fail on Suspension
    • 0.16% fail on Shock absorbers
  • 0.16% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.16% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.16% fail on Condition
  • 0.16% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.16% fail on Belt(s)/padding
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