Peugeot 208 MOT Results

Registered in 2012
77.2% pass rate
from 13,621 tests in 2017
(9.0% worse than other 2012 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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the Peugeot 208 is unusually good or bad.

  • 7.9% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 2.7% fail on Position lamps (85% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Rear lamps (7 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Front lamps (84% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.1% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim (26% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.48% fail on Direction indicators (44% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Flashing type (44% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.051% fail on Individual lamps (87% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.0073% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.35% fail on Stop lamp (70% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.20% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.0073% fail on Switch
    • 0.12% fail on Horn
    • 0.095% fail on Battery (120% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.037% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.0073% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.0073% fail on Lamp
  • 7.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (10 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Exhaust system (15 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Emissions (7 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.088% fail on Emissions not tested (170% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.044% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.029% fail on System
      • 0.0073% fail on Pipe
      • 0.0073% fail on Cap
  • 4.4% fail on Suspension (23% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Drive shafts (9 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Front drive shafts (10 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 3.6% fail on Constant velocity joints (10 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.0073% fail on Couplings
      • 0.037% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.037% fail on Drive shafts (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.31% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.059% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.015% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.30% fail on Suspension arms (44% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (43% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0073% fail on Attachment
    • 0.15% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.088% fail on Rear
      • 0.066% fail on Front
    • 0.073% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.022% fail on Shock absorbers (96% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Condition (96% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.015% fail on Coil springs (99% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Location
    • 0.015% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.015% fail on Condition
    • 0.0073% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.0073% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 4.4% fail on Tyres (22% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.7% fail on Condition (39% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.029% fail on Size/type
    • 0.022% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.0073% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 3.5% fail on Brakes
    • 2.5% fail on Hub components
      • 1.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.0% fail on Brake discs (200% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Brake linings
    • 0.94% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.47% fail on Front wheels (39% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.12% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.088% fail on Parking brake performance (71% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.0073% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.13% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.13% fail on Condition
    • 0.059% fail on Hydraulic systems (72% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Components (65% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.044% fail on Hoses
        • 0.0073% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.0073% fail on Leaks
    • 0.051% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.051% fail on Pedal
        • 0.051% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.029% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.022% fail on ABS
    • 0.022% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.0073% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.0073% fail on Brake slack adjuster
  • 1.9% fail on Driver's view of the road (57% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Washers
    • 0.42% fail on Wipers (86% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.066% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.059% fail on Bonnet
  • 0.42% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.29% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (61% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (57% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.015% fail on Passengers airbag
    • 0.14% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.10% fail on Condition
      • 0.037% fail on Attachment (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
  • 0.25% fail on Steering (36% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Steering system (67% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Track rod end (77% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.022% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.073% fail on Steering control (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Steering lock (28 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0073% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.0073% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.044% fail on Locking devices (9 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.015% fail on Power steering
      • 0.0073% fail on Operation
      • 0.0073% fail on Drive system
      • 0.0073% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.0073% fail on Steering operation
  • 0.21% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.20% fail on Attachment
    • 0.015% fail on Condition (82% better than other 2012 cars)
  • 0.18% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.073% fail on Body condition
    • 0.059% fail on Doors
      • 0.044% fail on Drivers
      • 0.015% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.029% fail on Seats
      • 0.029% fail on Passengers
    • 0.0073% fail on Body security
    • 0.0073% fail on Load security
      • 0.0073% fail on Bootlid
  • 0.15% fail on Registration plates and VIN (61% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Registration plate (61% better than other 2012 cars)
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  • Peugeot 208 (2012 - 2019)
    Lighter than the 207. Interesting dash layout. Small steering wheel. Available with economical new three-cylinder petrol engines. Luxurious XY model.

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