Peugeot 205 MOT Results

Registered in 1989
66.3% pass rate
from 523 tests in 2020
(6.2% worse than other 1989 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 1989 cars and highlighted areas where the Peugeot 205 is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (18% worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 8.4% fail on Headlamp aim (110% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 8.4% fail on Headlamp aim (130% worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (33% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Rear fog lamp (33% worse than other 1989 cars)
        • 4.2% fail on Rear fog lamp (32% worse than other 1989 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Switch (41% worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Electrical equipment (76% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Horn (32% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Battery(ies) (130% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Electrical wiring (160% worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamps (8.5% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp (15% worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Direction indicators (7.9% better than other 1989 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Flashing type (7.8% better than other 1989 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Individual direction indicators (36% worse than other 1989 cars)
        • 0.57% fail on Side repeaters (60% better than other 1989 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.1% fail on Stop lamp (22% better than other 1989 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (26% better than other 1989 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (29% better than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (4.7% worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.19% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.19% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.19% fail on Switch
  • 15% fail on Brakes (40% worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 12% fail on Brake performance (61% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 7.3% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (130% worse than other 1989 cars)
        • 7.3% fail on Rbt (sp) (140% worse than other 1989 cars)
          • 5.5% fail on Service brake imbalance (160% worse than other 1989 cars)
          • 2.9% fail on Service brake performance (110% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Service brake performance (88% worse than other 1989 cars)
        • 6.1% fail on Rbt (97% worse than other 1989 cars)
          • 5.5% fail on Service brake performance (100% worse than other 1989 cars)
          • 1.5% fail on Service brake imbalance (150% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (53% worse than other 1989 cars)
        • 4.6% fail on Rbt (sp) (65% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance (9.4% worse than other 1989 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt (13% worse than other 1989 cars)
          • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance (15% worse than other 1989 cars)
          • 0.19% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
    • 2.5% fail on Rigid brake pipes (46% worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Mechanical brake components (61% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (5 times worse than other 1989 cars)
        • 0.96% fail on Cable (5 times worse than other 1989 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Lever
      • 0.96% fail on Brake discs and drums (94% worse than other 1989 cars)
        • 0.76% fail on Brake discs (77% worse than other 1989 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.57% fail on Brake linings and pads (9.1% better than other 1989 cars)
        • 0.57% fail on Brake pads (3.1% better than other 1989 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Flexible brake hoses (28% worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (39% better than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Pedal (18% better than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.19% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.19% fail on Servos
    • 0.19% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.19% fail on Lever
    • 0.19% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.19% fail on Brake fluid
  • 9.4% fail on Visibility (41% worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 7.1% fail on Washers (79% worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Wipers (4.7% better than other 1989 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on View to rear
      • 0.19% fail on Mirrors
  • 8.8% fail on Suspension (9.0% better than other 1989 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Suspension arms (42% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Ball joint (130% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Ball joint dust cover (35% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Pins and bushes (51% better than other 1989 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Wheel bearings (23% worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (54% better than other 1989 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Sub-frames (150% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.96% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (150% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.19% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.19% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.76% fail on Shock absorbers (4.7% better than other 1989 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Anti-roll bars (9.1% better than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Ball joint dust cover (8 times worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 0.19% fail on Axles
      • 0.19% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.19% fail on Springs
      • 0.19% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.19% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.19% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.19% fail on Other suspension component
  • 7.3% fail on Body, chassis, structure (18% better than other 1989 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Transmission (51% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Drive shafts (84% worse than other 1989 cars)
        • 3.1% fail on Joints (88% worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Exhaust system (21% better than other 1989 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Seats (61% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.96% fail on Driver's seat (66% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Passenger's seat (6.6% better than other 1989 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Integral vehicle structure (47% better than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (46% better than other 1989 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Fuel system (28% better than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Pipe (69% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Tank
    • 0.38% fail on Bumpers (92% worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Doors
      • 0.19% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.19% fail on Door condition
  • 6.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (17% worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Exhaust emissions (22% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Spark ignition (35% worse than other 1989 cars)
        • 4.4% fail on Non catalyst emissions (31% worse than other 1989 cars)
        • 0.76% fail on Catalyst emissions (82% worse than other 1989 cars)
        • 0.57% fail on Emissions not tested (22% worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Fluid leaks (42% better than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.19% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 3.1% fail on Steering (27% better than other 1989 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Steering linkage components (0.58% better than other 1989 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Track rod end (49% worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Steering gear (53% better than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Steering rack (45% better than other 1989 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Power steering
      • 0.19% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.19% fail on Steering play
      • 0.19% fail on Steering rack
  • 1.9% fail on Tyres (4.7% worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 0.96% fail on Tread depth (17% worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Condition (21% better than other 1989 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Size/type
  • 1.7% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (19% better than other 1989 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Seat belts (19% better than other 1989 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Prescribed areas (1.7% better than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Attachment
      • 0.19% fail on Requirements
  • 0.96% fail on Identification of the vehicle (30% worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 0.96% fail on Registration plates (34% worse than other 1989 cars)

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