Peugeot 205 MOT Results

Registered in 1989
69.8% pass rate
from 629 tests in 2020
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.

  • 16% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 5.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.32% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.6% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.32% fail on Dipswitch
    • 3.5% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 2.5% fail on Horn
      • 1.1% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 2.9% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 2.9% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 2.9% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 2.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.4% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.16% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.6% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.64% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.32% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.16% fail on Switch
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.48% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.48% fail on Switch
    • 0.16% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.16% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 11% fail on Brakes
    • 8.4% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.9% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (93% worse than other 1989 cars)
        • 5.9% fail on Rbt (sp) (100% worse than other 1989 cars)
          • 3.3% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 2.9% fail on Service brake performance (130% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 3.0% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.9% fail on Rbt
          • 2.4% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.48% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.16% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.16% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt
          • 0.95% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.32% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.32% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.7% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.3% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (5 times worse than other 1989 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Cable (8 times worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.32% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.16% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.16% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.64% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.64% fail on Pedal
    • 0.64% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.48% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.32% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.16% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.32% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.32% fail on Lever
    • 0.32% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.16% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.16% fail on Brake fluid
  • 10% fail on Suspension
    • 4.5% fail on Suspension arms (78% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Ball joint (170% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.48% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.48% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 2.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (160% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (10 times worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Linkage ball joints (5 times worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Ball joint dust cover (5 times worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.7% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.4% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (67% better than other 1989 cars)
    • 0.79% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.79% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.32% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.16% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.64% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.32% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.32% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.16% fail on Sub-frame
    • 0.32% fail on Axles
      • 0.32% fail on Axle (13 times worse than other 1989 cars)
  • 8.1% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 4.8% fail on Transmission (120% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Drive shafts (140% worse than other 1989 cars)
        • 4.3% fail on Joints (140% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.48% fail on Joints
    • 1.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.3% fail on Seats
      • 1.1% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.32% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.95% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.64% fail on Pipe
      • 0.16% fail on Tank
      • 0.16% fail on Hose
    • 0.64% fail on Doors
      • 0.32% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.32% fail on Door condition
      • 0.16% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.16% fail on Door condition
      • 0.16% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.16% fail on Door condition
    • 0.32% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.32% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.16% fail on Chassis
      • 0.16% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.16% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.16% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.16% fail on Carrier
    • 0.16% fail on Body
      • 0.16% fail on Panel
  • 7.0% fail on Visibility
    • 5.4% fail on Washers
    • 2.1% fail on Wipers
    • 0.32% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.32% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.16% fail on Driver's view
  • 5.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 4.9% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 4.8% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.7% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.79% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.16% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.16% fail on NOx sensor
        • 0.16% fail on Catalyst emissions
      • 0.16% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.16% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 0.64% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.32% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.32% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 4.1% fail on Steering
    • 2.7% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.5% fail on Track rod end (110% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Locking devices
    • 1.1% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.95% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.16% fail on Operation
    • 0.16% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.16% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.16% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.16% fail on Universal joint
  • 2.2% fail on Tyres
    • 1.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.79% fail on Tread depth
  • 0.79% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (69% better than other 1989 cars)
    • 0.79% fail on Seat belts (69% better than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Prescribed areas (74% better than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Condition
  • 0.64% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.64% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.32% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.32% fail on Speedometer

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