Peugeot 308 MOT Results

Registered in 2016
85.0% pass rate
from 15,822 tests in 2020
(20% worse 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 308 is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.1% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (46% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (8 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.051% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.47% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.42% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.051% fail on Headlamp levelling device (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.28% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.25% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.038% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.11% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.11% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.095% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.088% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.082% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.013% fail on Switch
      • 0.0063% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.0063% fail on Front fog lamp switch
    • 0.070% fail on Stop lamp (82% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.057% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.044% fail on Horn
      • 0.0063% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.0063% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.025% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.013% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.013% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.013% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.013% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 4.9% fail on Tyres (41% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Tread depth (76% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.057% fail on Size/type
    • 0.019% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 2.2% fail on Brakes
    • 1.6% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.4% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.4% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.013% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.30% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.30% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.50% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.39% fail on Service brake performance (64% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on Rbt (69% worse than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.32% fail on Service brake performance (83% worse than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.076% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.070% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.070% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.038% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.032% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.044% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (62% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.044% fail on Rbt (sp) (60% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.013% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.013% fail on Rbt
          • 0.013% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.16% fail on Hydraulic systems (6 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Reservoirs (10 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Brake fluid (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.057% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.057% fail on Pedal
    • 0.032% fail on Parking brake control (69% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.019% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.013% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.0063% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.0063% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.0063% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 1.6% fail on Visibility (44% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Washers
    • 0.58% fail on Wipers (69% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on View to rear
      • 0.063% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.0063% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.063% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.044% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.044% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.013% fail on Bonnet
  • 1.4% fail on Suspension (130% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.00% fail on Anti-roll bars (12 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Linkage ball joints (22 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint (20 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (12 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.013% fail on Linkage
      • 0.0063% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.21% fail on Springs
      • 0.21% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.21% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.082% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.044% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.032% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0063% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.070% fail on Shock absorbers (61% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.032% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.0063% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.0063% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.0063% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.0063% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.0063% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.0063% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 0.94% fail on Body, chassis, structure (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Transmission (8 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Drive shafts (9 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.73% fail on Joints (9 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0063% fail on Drive shaft
        • 0.0063% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.013% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.013% fail on Joints
      • 0.0063% fail on Belts
    • 0.057% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.032% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.019% fail on System (4 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0063% fail on Pipe
    • 0.032% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.025% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.025% fail on Body
      • 0.019% fail on Other body component
      • 0.0063% fail on Panel
    • 0.019% fail on Doors
      • 0.013% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.013% fail on Door condition
      • 0.0063% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.0063% fail on Door condition
    • 0.013% fail on Seats
      • 0.013% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.013% fail on Undertray
    • 0.0063% fail on Chassis
      • 0.0063% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.0063% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.0063% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 0.33% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.30% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.15% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.095% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.044% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.013% fail on Emission control equipment (5 times worse than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.013% fail on Other emission control equipment (23 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.11% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.032% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.0063% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.038% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.032% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.0063% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 0.19% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.17% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.17% fail on Condition
    • 0.013% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (86% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.0063% fail on Airbags
      • 0.0063% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.16% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.16% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.15% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.13% fail on Attachment
    • 0.019% fail on Condition
  • 0.082% fail on Steering
    • 0.057% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.051% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.0063% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.025% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.025% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.0063% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.0063% fail on Anchorages
Read the Honest John Review

  • Peugeot 308 (2014 on)
    Some truly brilliant engine choices including impressive 1.2 Puretech petrol, large family-friendly boot, interior looks and feels posh, five star Euro NCAP rating.
  • Peugeot 308 SW (2014 on)
    Sharp looks, efficient and flexible engine range, good standard specification, European Car of the Year 2014, big and practical boot.

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