Peugeot 205 MOT Results

Registered in 1990
63.4% pass rate
from 645 tests in 2020
(17% worse than other 1990 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 1990 cars and highlighted areas where the Peugeot 205 is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (20% worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Headlamp aim (41% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Headlamp aim (38% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (66% worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Headlamps (66% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Headlamp (71% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Dipswitch
      • 0.16% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 3.7% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (7.8% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Rear fog lamp (7.8% worse than other 1990 cars)
        • 3.7% fail on Rear fog lamp (13% worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Stop lamp (30% worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Direction indicators (7.2% better than other 1990 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Flashing type (7.2% better than other 1990 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Individual direction indicators (21% worse than other 1990 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Side repeaters (13% better than other 1990 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on All direction indicators (25% better than other 1990 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Electrical equipment (29% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Horn (55% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Battery(ies) (27% better than other 1990 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (27% better than other 1990 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (22% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Main beam tell-tale (56% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (10% better than other 1990 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.16% fail on Position lamp
  • 15% fail on Brakes (37% worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 13% fail on Brake performance (65% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 9.0% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (190% worse than other 1990 cars)
        • 9.0% fail on Rbt (sp) (190% worse than other 1990 cars)
          • 6.4% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other 1990 cars)
          • 3.7% fail on Service brake performance (180% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Service brake performance (73% worse than other 1990 cars)
        • 5.1% fail on Rbt (77% worse than other 1990 cars)
          • 4.0% fail on Service brake performance (69% worse than other 1990 cars)
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake imbalance (130% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (4.0% better than other 1990 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on Rbt (sp) (1.6% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Parking brake performance (36% worse than other 1990 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Rbt (41% worse than other 1990 cars)
          • 1.9% fail on Parking brake performance (67% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.6% fail on Rigid brake pipes (11% better than other 1990 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Mechanical brake components (14% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (3 times worse than other 1990 cars)
        • 0.93% fail on Cable (4 times worse than other 1990 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Lever
      • 0.47% fail on Brake discs and drums (17% better than other 1990 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on Brake discs (8.2% better than other 1990 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.16% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.93% fail on Parking brake control (130% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Lever (130% worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Flexible brake hoses (28% worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.16% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.16% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.16% fail on Valves
    • 0.16% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.16% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.16% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.16% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.16% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
  • 10% fail on Visibility (57% worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 8.4% fail on Washers (120% worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Wipers (42% better than other 1990 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.16% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.16% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.16% fail on View to rear
      • 0.16% fail on Mirrors
  • 9.1% fail on Body, chassis, structure (5.5% worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Transmission (94% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Drive shafts (120% worse than other 1990 cars)
        • 3.6% fail on Joints (120% worse than other 1990 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Bearing housing
      • 0.16% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.16% fail on Joints
    • 2.3% fail on Exhaust system (21% better than other 1990 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Doors (200% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Front passenger's door (3 times worse than other 1990 cars)
        • 0.93% fail on Door condition (3 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Other passenger's door (120% worse than other 1990 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on Door condition (130% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Driver's door (72% worse than other 1990 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Door condition (93% worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Seats (15% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Passenger's seat (120% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Driver's seat (4.7% better than other 1990 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Integral vehicle structure (64% better than other 1990 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (63% better than other 1990 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Fuel system (38% better than other 1990 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Pipe (21% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 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 Towbar
      • 0.16% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.16% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.16% fail on Engine mounting condition
  • 7.9% fail on Suspension (23% better than other 1990 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Suspension arms (9.9% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Ball joint (9.5% better than other 1990 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Ball joint dust cover (24% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Pins and bushes (14% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 2.2% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (45% better than other 1990 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Wheel bearings (5.3% better than other 1990 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (38% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (3 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Ball joint dust cover (8 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.16% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.16% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 0.62% fail on Shock absorbers (35% better than other 1990 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Sub-frames (9.7% better than other 1990 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (26% better than other 1990 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.16% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.16% fail on Springs
      • 0.16% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.16% fail on Mounting
    • 0.16% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.16% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.16% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.16% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.16% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint
  • 6.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (33% worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Exhaust emissions (39% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Spark ignition (51% worse than other 1990 cars)
        • 5.0% fail on Non catalyst emissions (77% worse than other 1990 cars)
        • 0.78% fail on Emissions not tested (53% worse than other 1990 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 0.78% fail on Fluid leaks (11% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Engine oil leaks (12% better than other 1990 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
      • 0.16% fail on Other leaks
  • 2.8% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (6.9% worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Seat belts (7.1% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Prescribed areas (6.7% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Condition (94% worse than other 1990 cars)
  • 2.3% fail on Steering (44% better than other 1990 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Steering linkage components (7.3% better than other 1990 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Track rod end (30% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.62% fail on Steering gear (56% better than other 1990 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Steering rack (52% better than other 1990 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Power steering
      • 0.16% fail on Rams
  • 2.3% fail on Tyres (12% worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Tread depth (64% worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Condition (39% better than other 1990 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Size/type
  • 0.93% fail on Identification of the vehicle (14% worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 0.93% fail on Registration plates (14% worse than other 1990 cars)
  • 0.31% fail on Road Wheels (39% worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Attachment (60% worse than other 1990 cars)
  • 0.16% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.16% fail on Speedometer

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