Peugeot 205 MOT Results

Registered in 1996
52.7% pass rate
from 146 tests in 2020
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 1996 cars and highlighted areas where the Peugeot 205 is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (58% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 8.9% fail on Headlamp aim (140% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 8.9% fail on Headlamp aim (160% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 6.2% fail on Headlamp (140% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.4% fail on Position lamp
    • 3.4% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 3.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 3.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 3.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.1% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.4% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.4% fail on Horn
    • 0.68% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.68% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 20% fail on Brakes (58% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 17% fail on Brake performance (130% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 12% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 12% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
          • 6.8% fail on Service brake performance (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
          • 6.2% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 9.6% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 9.6% fail on Rbt (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
          • 8.9% fail on Service brake performance (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
          • 2.1% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.7% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.68% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.68% fail on Rbt
          • 0.68% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 4.8% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 2.1% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.68% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.68% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.68% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.68% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.68% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.68% fail on Cable
    • 1.4% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 1.4% fail on Pedal
    • 0.68% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 18% fail on Suspension
    • 8.2% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 4.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.4% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 2.1% fail on Ball joint
    • 4.1% fail on Sub-frames (5 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Sub-frame (11 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (36 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.7% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 2.7% fail on Macpherson strut (11 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Macpherson strut (19 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (16 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.68% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.68% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.68% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.68% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 14% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 4.8% fail on Transmission
      • 4.8% fail on Drive shafts
        • 4.8% fail on Joints
    • 3.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.4% fail on Doors (6 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Front passenger's door (16 times worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 2.7% fail on Door condition (16 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.68% fail on Door condition
    • 2.7% fail on Fuel system
      • 2.1% fail on System (18 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Hose (17 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Seats (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Driver's seat
      • 1.4% fail on Passenger's seat (6 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.68% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.68% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.68% fail on Chassis
      • 0.68% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.68% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.68% fail on Carrier
    • 0.68% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.68% fail on Engine mounting condition
  • 9.6% fail on Visibility
    • 6.2% fail on Wipers
    • 4.8% fail on Washers
  • 5.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 5.5% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.4% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.4% fail on Catalyst emissions
      • 2.1% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.4% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (10 times worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.68% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 5.5% fail on Tyres
    • 2.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.68% fail on Size/type
  • 4.8% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 4.8% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.4% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 2.7% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
  • 3.4% fail on Steering
    • 2.7% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.7% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.68% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.68% fail on Steering rack
  • 1.4% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plates

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