Peugeot 208 MOT Results

Registered in 2016
89.1% pass rate
from 26,908 tests in 2020
(11% better than other 2016 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 2016 cars and highlighted areas where the Peugeot 208 is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.5% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (55% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (7 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamps (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.95% fail on Headlamp aim (48% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Headlamp aim (52% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (120% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.75% fail on Direction indicators (140% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Flashing type (140% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.67% fail on Side repeaters (160% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.067% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.011% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.24% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (59% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Rear fog lamp (60% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Rear fog lamp (50% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.030% fail on Switch (4 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Electrical equipment (120% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Horn (140% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Battery(ies) (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0074% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.071% fail on Stop lamp (82% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.056% fail on Position lamps (68% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Position lamp (73% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0074% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.0037% fail on Switch
    • 0.0037% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 2.2% fail on Brakes
    • 1.5% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.1% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.1% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.0037% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.63% fail on Brake discs and drums (170% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.63% fail on Brake discs (170% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0037% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.0037% fail on Lever
    • 0.55% fail on Brake performance (31% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.30% fail on Rbt
          • 0.19% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.10% fail on Service brake imbalance (80% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.011% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.20% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (68% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Rbt (sp) (76% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Parking brake performance (180% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Rbt (170% worse than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.12% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on Plate brake tester (6 times worse than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.011% fail on Parking brake performance (12 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.033% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.030% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.0037% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.019% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.093% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.059% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.033% fail on Pedal
    • 0.059% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.059% fail on Lever
    • 0.033% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.030% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.0074% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.022% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.019% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.015% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.0037% fail on Servos
  • 1.9% fail on Tyres (46% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.98% fail on Tread depth (42% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.91% fail on Condition (51% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.045% fail on Size/type
    • 0.019% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (68% better than other 2016 cars)
  • 1.1% fail on Visibility (60% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Washers
    • 0.25% fail on Wipers (86% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.048% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.048% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.033% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.026% fail on Bonnet (180% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on View to rear
      • 0.022% fail on Mirrors
  • 0.71% fail on Body, chassis, structure (150% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Exhaust system (7 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Transmission
      • 0.089% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.089% fail on Joints
      • 0.0074% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.0074% fail on Joints
      • 0.0037% fail on Belts
    • 0.063% fail on Body
      • 0.056% fail on Other body component
      • 0.0074% fail on Panel
    • 0.048% fail on Seats (130% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Passenger's seat (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0037% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.033% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.011% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.0074% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.0037% fail on Tank
    • 0.011% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.011% fail on Bracket (6 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.011% fail on Doors
      • 0.0037% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.0037% fail on Hinge
      • 0.0037% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.0037% fail on Catch
      • 0.0037% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.0037% fail on Hinge
    • 0.0074% fail on Undertray
  • 0.42% fail on Suspension (31% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Suspension arms (43% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint (96% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0074% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.0074% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.0037% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.078% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.026% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.019% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.015% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.011% fail on Linkage
      • 0.0037% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.0037% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.059% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.052% fail on Shock absorbers (71% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.015% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.011% fail on Macpherson strut (4 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0037% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.0074% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.0037% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.0037% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.0037% fail on Springs
      • 0.0037% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.0037% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.0037% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.0037% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 0.26% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (33% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Exhaust emissions (38% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.093% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.045% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.015% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.0037% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0037% fail on Catalytic converter
      • 0.074% fail on Compression ignition (58% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.052% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (56% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.022% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.0074% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.030% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.022% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.0074% fail on Transmission oil leaks
    • 0.0074% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.0074% fail on Undertray
  • 0.18% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.12% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
    • 0.059% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.0074% fail on Airbags
      • 0.0074% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.13% fail on Identification of the vehicle (43% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Registration plates (43% better than other 2016 cars)
  • 0.10% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.089% fail on Attachment
    • 0.011% fail on Condition (80% better than other 2016 cars)
  • 0.048% fail on Steering (62% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.030% fail on Steering linkage components (67% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Track rod end (77% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0074% fail on Locking devices
      • 0.0037% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.015% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.015% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.0037% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 0.015% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.015% fail on Belt(s)/padding
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