Peugeot 406 MOT Results

Registered in 1996
50.3% pass rate
from 310 tests in 2017
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.

  • 22% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.5% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.32% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.9% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.6% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.9% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.32% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.32% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.9% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.9% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.32% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.97% fail on Battery
  • 22% fail on Suspension
    • 10% fail on Anti-roll bars (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (200% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (5 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Attachment
      • 0.32% fail on Linkage condition
    • 8.1% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 7.4% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.65% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 4.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.32% fail on Attachment
    • 1.9% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.9% fail on Front
    • 1.3% fail on Tie bars/rods (6 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (8 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.97% fail on Drive shafts (73% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.97% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.97% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 0.65% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.32% fail on Condition
      • 0.32% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.65% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.65% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.65% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.32% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.32% fail on Condition
    • 0.32% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.32% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.32% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.32% fail on Condition
    • 0.32% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.32% fail on Condition
    • 0.32% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.8% fail on Front wheels
      • 4.8% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 4.5% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.3% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.32% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.32% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 6.8% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 6.8% fail on Components
        • 2.9% fail on Hoses
        • 2.3% fail on Pipes
        • 2.3% fail on Valves (5 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Hub components
      • 0.65% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.65% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.32% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.97% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.97% fail on Pedal
        • 0.97% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.65% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.65% fail on Condition
    • 0.65% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.65% fail on Cable
    • 0.65% fail on ABS
    • 0.32% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.32% fail on Restricted movement
  • 11% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 7.1% fail on Wipers
    • 3.9% fail on Washers
    • 0.65% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.32% fail on Windscreen
  • 11% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 5.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 4.8% fail on Emissions
    • 1.3% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.65% fail on System
      • 0.32% fail on Tank
      • 0.32% fail on Cap
    • 0.97% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 8.7% fail on Steering (84% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 8.1% fail on Steering system (100% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Steering rack (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.97% fail on Power steering
      • 0.65% fail on Other components
      • 0.32% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.32% fail on Pump
    • 0.32% fail on Steering operation
  • 8.7% fail on Tyres
    • 5.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.2% fail on Condition
  • 7.1% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 5.2% fail on Body condition
    • 0.97% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.97% fail on Chassis
    • 0.65% fail on Speedometer (12 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Doors
      • 0.32% fail on Passengers other
  • 6.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 5.2% fail on Seat belts
      • 5.2% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 1.6% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.3% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.32% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 1.6% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.32% fail on Towbars
    • 0.32% fail on Vehicle structure

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