Peugeot 205 MOT Results

Registered in 1988
61.6% pass rate
from 372 tests in 2017
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.

  • 22% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 5.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.1% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.27% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.27% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 5.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.0% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.3% fail on Rear lamps
    • 4.8% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.2% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.9% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.54% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.27% fail on Tell tales
    • 3.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 3.5% fail on Fog lamp
    • 3.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.7% fail on Horn
    • 2.4% fail on Battery
    • 0.54% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.27% fail on Lamp
      • 0.27% fail on Switch
    • 0.54% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.27% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 18% fail on Brakes
    • 15% fail on Brake performance (65% worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 8.3% fail on Front wheels (130% worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.5% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 3.0% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.1% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.54% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 6.5% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 6.2% fail on Components
        • 3.5% fail on Pipes
        • 2.7% fail on Hoses
        • 0.27% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.27% fail on Reservoirs
      • 1.1% fail on Leaks
    • 1.9% fail on Hub components
      • 0.81% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.81% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.54% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.3% fail on Mechanical components (6 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Cable (5 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Clevis joint
    • 0.54% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.27% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.27% fail on Condition
    • 0.27% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.27% fail on Pedal
        • 0.27% fail on Condition
    • 0.27% fail on Locking devices
  • 14% fail on Suspension
    • 4.6% fail on Drive shafts (120% worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Front drive shafts (140% worse than other 1988 cars)
        • 4.6% fail on Constant velocity joints (140% worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.27% fail on Attachment
    • 2.4% fail on Prescribed areas (57% better than other 1988 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Component mounting (64% better than other 1988 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Spring mounting
      • 0.27% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 2.2% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.9% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (3 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.9% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.6% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.1% fail on Rear
      • 0.54% fail on Front
    • 1.1% fail on Radius arms (4 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (5 times worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 0.81% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.81% fail on Condition
    • 0.54% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.54% fail on Condition
    • 0.27% fail on General condition
    • 0.27% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.27% fail on Location
    • 0.27% fail on Torsion bars
      • 0.27% fail on Attachment
    • 0.27% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.27% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.27% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.27% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 10% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 7.0% fail on Washers
    • 4.0% fail on Wipers
    • 1.1% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.54% fail on Mirrors
  • 8.9% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.8% fail on Emissions
    • 4.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.1% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.54% fail on Hose
      • 0.27% fail on Pipe
      • 0.27% fail on Cap
    • 0.27% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 5.1% fail on Tyres
    • 3.2% fail on Condition
    • 2.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.27% fail on Valve stem
  • 3.8% fail on Steering
    • 2.7% fail on Steering system
      • 1.3% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.1% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.27% fail on Free play
        • 0.27% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.27% fail on Other components
        • 0.27% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 1.1% fail on Steering operation (4 times worse than other 1988 cars)
  • 3.2% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.2% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.7% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.54% fail on Condition
  • 3.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.81% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.81% fail on Chassis
    • 0.81% fail on Body condition
    • 0.81% fail on Doors
      • 0.54% fail on Drivers
      • 0.27% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.81% fail on Seats
      • 0.81% fail on Drivers
      • 0.27% fail on Passengers
    • 0.27% fail on Load security
      • 0.27% fail on Bootlid
  • 0.54% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.54% fail on Registration plate

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