Peugeot 205 MOT Results

Registered in 1989
61.6% pass rate
from 667 tests in 2017
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.

  • 21% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.6% fail on Headlamp aim (49% worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Position lamps (56% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Front lamps (120% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Rear lamps
    • 4.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.0% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.15% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.15% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.15% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.15% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.15% fail on Matched pair
    • 4.0% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.9% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 3.7% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.15% fail on Tell tale
    • 3.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.9% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.75% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.45% fail on Side repeaters
    • 2.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.4% fail on Battery
    • 1.9% fail on Horn
    • 0.60% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.45% fail on Switch
      • 0.15% fail on Lamp
    • 0.30% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.15% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 17% fail on Brakes (27% worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 12% fail on Brake performance (35% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 6.7% fail on Front wheels (98% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.3% fail on Service brake performance (130% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.60% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.45% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.15% fail on Brake operation
    • 5.7% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 5.4% fail on Components
        • 3.1% fail on Pipes
        • 2.4% fail on Hoses
      • 0.75% fail on Leaks
      • 0.15% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Hub components
      • 1.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.30% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.2% fail on Mechanical components (5 times worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Cable (5 times worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.75% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.45% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.45% fail on Pedal
        • 0.45% fail on Condition
    • 0.15% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.15% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
  • 16% fail on Suspension
    • 4.3% fail on Drive shafts (100% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Front drive shafts (120% worse than other 1989 cars)
        • 4.3% fail on Constant velocity joints (120% worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Suspension arms (93% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (110% worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Prescribed areas (43% better than other 1989 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Component mounting (54% better than other 1989 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.15% fail on Spring mounting
    • 2.8% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.8% fail on Front
      • 1.2% fail on Rear
    • 2.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (110% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.15% fail on Attachment
    • 1.8% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.6% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.60% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.60% fail on Condition
    • 0.60% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.45% fail on Attachment
      • 0.15% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.30% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.15% fail on Condition
      • 0.15% fail on Location
    • 0.30% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.30% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.30% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.15% fail on Condition
      • 0.15% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.15% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.15% fail on Condition
  • 10% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 7.9% fail on Washers (92% worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Wipers
    • 0.15% fail on Windscreen
  • 8.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.8% fail on Emissions
    • 3.9% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.75% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.30% fail on Pipe
      • 0.15% fail on Hose
      • 0.15% fail on Cap
      • 0.15% fail on System
  • 4.2% fail on Steering
    • 3.9% fail on Steering system
      • 1.8% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.3% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.45% fail on Free play
        • 0.45% fail on Steering rack (3 times worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.30% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.15% fail on Power steering
      • 0.15% fail on Operation
  • 3.6% fail on Tyres
    • 1.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.15% fail on Size/type
  • 3.1% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.1% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.9% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.60% fail on Condition
      • 0.45% fail on Requirements
      • 0.15% fail on Attachment
      • 0.15% fail on Installation check
        • 0.15% fail on Anchorage's
  • 2.2% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (54% better than other 1989 cars)
    • 0.75% fail on Seats
      • 0.45% fail on Passengers
      • 0.30% fail on Drivers
    • 0.60% fail on Doors
      • 0.30% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.15% fail on Drivers
      • 0.15% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.45% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.45% fail on Chassis
    • 0.30% fail on Body condition (86% better than other 1989 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Engine mountings
  • 1.3% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate
    • 0.15% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.15% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.15% fail on Attachment

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