Peugeot 205 MOT Results

Registered in 1988
65.7% pass rate
from 397 tests in 2020
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 1988 cars and highlighted areas where the Peugeot 205 is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 6.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 6.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.25% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 5.3% fail on Electrical equipment (110% worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Horn (110% worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Battery(ies) (2 times worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.8% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.25% fail on Dipswitch
    • 3.5% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 3.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 3.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.50% fail on Switch
    • 3.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.8% fail on Side repeaters
        • 1.0% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.76% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.0% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.25% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.25% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 15% fail on Brakes (49% worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 13% fail on Brake performance (69% worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 6.8% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (110% worse than other 1988 cars)
        • 6.5% fail on Rbt (sp) (120% worse than other 1988 cars)
          • 4.5% fail on Service brake imbalance (120% worse than other 1988 cars)
          • 2.5% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.25% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.25% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 6.5% fail on Service brake performance (110% worse than other 1988 cars)
        • 5.8% fail on Rbt (91% worse than other 1988 cars)
          • 5.0% fail on Service brake performance (97% worse than other 1988 cars)
          • 1.3% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.76% fail on Plate brake tester (17 times worse than other 1988 cars)
          • 0.76% fail on Service brake performance (21 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (77% worse than other 1988 cars)
        • 5.3% fail on Rbt (sp) (87% worse than other 1988 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 2.8% fail on Parking brake performance (130% worse than other 1988 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Rbt
          • 2.3% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.50% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.25% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.25% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.50% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.5% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.5% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (5 times worse than other 1988 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Cable (7 times worse than other 1988 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Pivot
      • 0.76% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.76% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.25% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.25% fail on Brake pads
    • 2.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.0% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 1.0% fail on Pedal
    • 1.0% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.50% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.50% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.50% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.50% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.25% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
        • 0.25% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
    • 0.25% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.25% fail on Servos
  • 11% fail on Visibility (52% worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 7.1% fail on Washers (66% worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Wipers
    • 0.50% fail on Condition of glass (5 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Windscreen (5 times worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on View to rear
      • 0.50% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.25% fail on Bonnet
  • 8.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 4.3% fail on Transmission (110% worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Drive shafts (140% worse than other 1988 cars)
        • 4.0% fail on Joints (140% worse than other 1988 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Drive shaft
    • 3.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.0% fail on Doors
      • 0.50% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.50% fail on Door condition
      • 0.25% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.25% fail on Hinge
      • 0.25% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.25% fail on Door condition
    • 0.76% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.25% fail on Hose
      • 0.25% fail on Pipe
      • 0.25% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.25% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.25% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.25% fail on Chassis
      • 0.25% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.25% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.25% fail on Carrier
    • 0.25% fail on Floor
    • 0.25% fail on Seats
      • 0.25% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 7.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 7.1% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 6.8% fail on Spark ignition
        • 4.5% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 1.5% fail on Emissions not tested (2 times worse than other 1988 cars)
        • 0.76% fail on Catalyst emissions
      • 0.50% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.25% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.25% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 0.76% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.76% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 6.8% fail on Suspension
    • 2.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.0% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.50% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.50% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.50% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.3% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.3% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.0% fail on Ball joint dust cover (13 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.25% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 1.3% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (68% better than other 1988 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.50% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.50% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.76% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.50% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.25% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.25% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.25% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 3.3% fail on Steering
    • 1.8% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.8% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.25% fail on Operation
    • 1.0% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.0% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.25% fail on Power steering
      • 0.25% fail on Operation
    • 0.25% fail on Steering play
      • 0.25% fail on Steering rack
  • 2.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.5% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.0% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.50% fail on Condition
  • 2.0% fail on Tyres
    • 1.3% fail on Condition
    • 1.0% fail on Tread depth
  • 0.50% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.50% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.50% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.50% fail on Attachment
  • 0.25% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.25% fail on Speedometer

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