Peugeot 308 MOT Results

Registered in 2007
48.0% pass rate
from 2,903 tests in 2020
(26% worse than other 2007 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 2007 cars and highlighted areas where the Peugeot 308 is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (33% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 9.7% fail on Stop lamp (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Headlamps (57% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Headlamp (62% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 5.0% fail on Headlamp aim (30% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Headlamp aim (29% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (64% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.0% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.72% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.17% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.5% fail on Position lamps (52% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Position lamp (51% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Rear fog lamp (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Rear fog lamp (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.069% fail on Switch
    • 0.24% fail on Electrical equipment (64% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Horn
      • 0.034% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.034% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 18% fail on Suspension (17% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 9.2% fail on Springs (94% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 9.2% fail on Coil springs (94% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 9.2% fail on Coil spring (95% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.034% fail on Mounting
      • 0.034% fail on Leaf springs
        • 0.034% fail on Spring saddle
      • 0.034% fail on Bonded suspension units
        • 0.034% fail on Attachment bracket
    • 4.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.4% fail on Ball joint
      • 2.2% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.28% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.034% fail on Suspension arm
    • 3.8% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.0% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.79% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (50% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.34% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.10% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.069% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.069% fail on Linkage
      • 0.034% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.034% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.90% fail on Other suspension component (170% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.034% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.86% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.76% fail on Shock absorbers (57% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.65% fail on Macpherson strut (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Macpherson strut (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.034% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.034% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.034% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.034% fail on Ball joint
  • 13% fail on Brakes (20% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.2% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.069% fail on Plate brake tester (sp) (7 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.034% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 2.7% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.7% fail on Rbt
          • 2.4% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.41% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt
          • 1.0% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.14% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.034% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.034% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.034% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.65% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.62% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.41% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.31% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.034% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.034% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.24% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.8% fail on Mechanical brake components (60% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Brake linings and pads (45% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 3.7% fail on Brake pads (45% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.034% fail on Brake linings
      • 2.2% fail on Brake discs and drums (72% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Brake discs (73% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.48% fail on Cable (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.069% fail on Lever
        • 0.034% fail on Linkage
        • 0.034% fail on Pivot
    • 2.2% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (130% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Anti-lock braking system (180% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Electronic stability control (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.31% fail on Pedal
      • 0.17% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.28% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.21% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.069% fail on Valves (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.17% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.17% fail on Lever
    • 0.17% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.14% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.034% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.034% fail on Rigid brake pipes
  • 12% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 11% fail on Exhaust emissions (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 8.3% fail on Spark ignition (130% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 5.3% fail on Catalyst emissions (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 3.9% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.62% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.17% fail on Non catalyst emissions (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Compression ignition (70% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (84% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.65% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.28% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.17% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.069% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 1.3% fail on Fluid leaks (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Engine oil leaks (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Other leaks (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.034% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.034% fail on Undertray
  • 11% fail on Body, chassis, structure (75% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 9.1% fail on Transmission (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 8.7% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 8.7% fail on Joints (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.069% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.31% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.31% fail on Joints (170% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Belts
    • 0.65% fail on Exhaust system (72% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.14% fail on Tank
      • 0.14% fail on System
    • 0.28% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.21% fail on Body
      • 0.14% fail on Other body component
      • 0.069% fail on Panel
    • 0.17% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.17% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.17% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.10% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.069% fail on Bracket
    • 0.17% fail on Doors
      • 0.10% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.10% fail on Door condition
      • 0.034% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.034% fail on Door condition
      • 0.034% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.034% fail on Door condition
    • 0.14% fail on Undertray
    • 0.10% fail on Seats
      • 0.069% fail on Passenger's seat
      • 0.034% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.069% fail on Chassis
      • 0.069% fail on Chassis condition
  • 8.9% fail on Tyres (23% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Tread depth (30% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.31% fail on Size/type
  • 8.3% fail on Visibility (31% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Washers (80% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Wipers
    • 0.34% fail on Condition of glass (160% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Windscreen (170% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.10% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.10% fail on View to rear
      • 0.069% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.034% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 6.8% fail on Steering (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Steering linkage components (200% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 6.4% fail on Track rod end (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.069% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.14% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.14% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.069% fail on Power steering
      • 0.069% fail on Operation
    • 0.069% fail on Steering play
      • 0.069% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.069% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 1.8% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.4% fail on Seat belts (100% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.96% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Condition
    • 0.31% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (63% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 0.72% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.65% fail on Attachment
    • 0.069% fail on Condition
  • 0.45% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.45% fail on Registration plates
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  • Peugeot 308 (2007 - 2014)
    Five-star crash test rating. Excellent THP 150 petrol engine and fine handling. HDi 90 120g/km. 98g/km e-HDi from Summer 2011.

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