Peugeot 406 MOT Results

Registered in 1996
58.1% pass rate
from 179 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 406 is unusually good or bad.

  • 17% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 6.7% fail on Headlamps (140% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Headlamp (140% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 5.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.8% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.7% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.1% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.56% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 1.7% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.56% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.56% fail on Battery(ies)
  • 13% fail on Suspension
    • 5.6% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 4.5% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.7% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint (5 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.56% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.56% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 3.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.7% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.7% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.56% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.7% fail on Suspension rods (13 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint (73 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.1% fail on Springs
      • 1.1% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.1% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.56% fail on Wheel bearings
  • 10% fail on Brakes
    • 6.1% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.2% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt
          • 1.7% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.56% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.7% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.56% fail on Service brake performance
    • 1.7% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 1.7% fail on Pedal (4 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.1% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 1.1% fail on Load sensing valves (5 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.56% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 8.4% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 4.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.7% fail on Chassis
      • 1.7% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.1% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.56% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.56% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.56% fail on Transmission
      • 0.56% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.56% fail on Joints
    • 0.56% fail on Body
      • 0.56% fail on Other body component
  • 7.8% fail on Visibility
    • 5.6% fail on Wipers
    • 2.2% fail on Washers
  • 7.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 7.3% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 5.6% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.9% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 1.1% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 1.7% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.56% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.56% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.56% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 7.3% fail on Tyres
    • 4.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.4% fail on Condition
  • 6.7% fail on Steering
    • 4.5% fail on Steering gear (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.7% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.56% fail on Power steering
      • 0.56% fail on Other components
  • 2.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.7% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.7% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.56% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 1.7% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.56% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.56% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.56% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.56% fail on Belt(s)/padding

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