Peugeot 205 MOT Results

Registered in 1991
62.3% pass rate
from 714 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 1991 cars and highlighted areas where the Peugeot 205 is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (23% worse than other 1991 cars)
    • 7.3% fail on Headlamp aim (84% worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 6.9% fail on Headlamp aim (84% worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 5.3% fail on Headlamps (72% worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Headlamp (77% worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Dipswitch
    • 4.3% fail on Electrical equipment (76% worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Horn
      • 1.5% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.42% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 3.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.8% fail on Individual direction indicators (88% worse than other 1991 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.70% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.14% fail on Switch
    • 3.6% fail on Position lamps (92% worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Position lamp (97% worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.8% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 2.8% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 2.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.14% fail on Switch
    • 2.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.14% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.14% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 15% fail on Brakes (32% worse than other 1991 cars)
    • 11% fail on Brake performance (42% worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 7.3% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (130% worse than other 1991 cars)
        • 7.3% fail on Rbt (sp) (140% worse than other 1991 cars)
          • 5.0% fail on Service brake imbalance (150% worse than other 1991 cars)
          • 2.9% fail on Service brake performance (130% worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Service brake performance
        • 4.6% fail on Rbt
          • 4.1% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.84% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.14% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.14% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 3.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.8% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt
          • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.14% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.14% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.56% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.7% fail on Mechanical brake components (92% worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (6 times worse than other 1991 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Cable (8 times worse than other 1991 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Lever
      • 0.56% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.42% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.14% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.42% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.42% fail on Brake pads
    • 2.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.1% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.70% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.28% fail on Valves
      • 0.14% fail on Master cylinder
      • 0.14% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.14% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.28% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.14% fail on Pedal
      • 0.14% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.28% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.28% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.28% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 0.28% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.14% fail on Other components
      • 0.14% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.14% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
    • 0.14% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.14% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 12% fail on Suspension
    • 6.2% fail on Suspension arms (130% worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.98% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.14% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.14% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 2.5% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (45% better than other 1991 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.7% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.84% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (3 times worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Linkage
      • 0.28% fail on Ball joint dust cover (5 times worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.14% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 1.1% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.56% fail on Sub-frame (2 times worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.14% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.14% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.70% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.28% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.28% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.14% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.42% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.14% fail on Axles
      • 0.14% fail on Swivel joints/housing
    • 0.14% fail on Springs
      • 0.14% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.14% fail on Mounting
    • 0.14% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.14% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.14% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.14% fail on Operation
  • 10% fail on Visibility (44% worse than other 1991 cars)
    • 7.7% fail on Washers (88% worse than other 1991 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Wipers
    • 0.28% fail on View to rear
      • 0.28% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.14% fail on Bonnet
  • 9.2% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 4.5% fail on Transmission (73% worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Drive shafts (72% worse than other 1991 cars)
        • 3.5% fail on Joints
        • 0.42% fail on Drive shaft (7 times worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.56% fail on Joints
    • 2.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.5% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.84% fail on Pipe (2 times worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Hose (4 times worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on System
    • 0.84% fail on Seats
      • 0.56% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.56% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.56% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.56% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.56% fail on Chassis
      • 0.56% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.56% fail on Doors
      • 0.42% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.42% fail on Door condition
      • 0.14% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.14% fail on Door condition
    • 0.28% fail on Floor
    • 0.14% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.14% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.14% fail on Engine mounting condition
  • 5.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 3.9% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.4% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.5% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.84% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.14% fail on Catalyst emissions
      • 0.56% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.28% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.14% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.14% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 1.5% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.4% fail on Engine oil leaks (180% worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 4.3% fail on Steering
    • 1.8% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.7% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.7% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.5% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.14% fail on Operation
    • 0.42% fail on Power steering
      • 0.28% fail on Operation
      • 0.14% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.14% fail on Steering column
    • 0.14% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.14% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.14% fail on Steering play
      • 0.14% fail on Steering rack
  • 2.7% fail on Tyres
    • 1.5% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.14% fail on Size/type
  • 2.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.0% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.56% fail on Condition
  • 1.8% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.8% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.14% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.14% fail on Attachment

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