Peugeot 406 MOT Results

Registered in 1997
48.0% pass rate
from 948 tests in 2017
(14% worse than other 1997 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 1997 cars and highlighted areas where the Peugeot 406 is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.4% fail on Stop lamp (52% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.7% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.1% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.11% fail on All position lamps
    • 5.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.3% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 5.1% fail on Headlamps (67% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Headlamp (70% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.11% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.11% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 3.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.3% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.63% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.32% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.21% fail on Switch
    • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.84% fail on Fog lamp (58% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.74% fail on Battery
    • 0.32% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.21% fail on Horn
  • 22% fail on Suspension
    • 7.6% fail on Anti-roll bars (140% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (190% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.32% fail on Attachment
      • 0.21% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.11% fail on Condition
    • 7.6% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 7.1% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.63% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.11% fail on Spring mounting
    • 4.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment
    • 2.2% fail on Tie bars/rods (12 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (16 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.95% fail on Rear
      • 0.84% fail on Front
    • 1.8% fail on Drive shafts (52% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Front drive shafts (54% better than other 1997 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Constant velocity joints (54% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.11% fail on Universal joint
    • 1.1% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.74% fail on Condition
      • 0.32% fail on Location
    • 0.84% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.42% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.42% fail on Condition
    • 0.32% fail on Torque/reaction arms (5 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (6 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Panhard rods
      • 0.21% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (6 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Torsion bars
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment
    • 0.11% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.11% fail on Condition
    • 0.11% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.11% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.11% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.11% fail on Condition
  • 19% fail on Brakes (20% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 13% fail on Brake performance (52% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 7.5% fail on Parking brake performance (85% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Rear wheels (55% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Front wheels
      • 3.4% fail on Service brake performance (92% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.11% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 7.0% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 6.4% fail on Components
        • 3.2% fail on Pipes
        • 2.8% fail on Valves (7 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.95% fail on Hoses
        • 0.11% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.42% fail on Leaks
      • 0.32% fail on Operation
    • 2.4% fail on Hub components
      • 1.7% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.63% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.11% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.11% fail on Brake back plates
    • 0.95% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.95% fail on Condition
    • 0.32% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.32% fail on Cable
    • 0.32% fail on ABS (75% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.11% fail on Electronic stability system
  • 14% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (26% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Exhaust system (40% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Emissions
    • 1.9% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 1.4% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.53% fail on System
      • 0.42% fail on Cap
      • 0.32% fail on Pipe
      • 0.11% fail on Tank
      • 0.11% fail on Hose
  • 9.2% fail on Tyres (37% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Tread depth (77% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.11% fail on Valve stem
  • 9.0% fail on Steering (100% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 8.0% fail on Steering system (120% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Steering rack (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.21% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.21% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.11% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.74% fail on Power steering
      • 0.42% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.21% fail on Operation
      • 0.21% fail on Other components
    • 0.42% fail on Steering operation (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
  • 8.8% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.6% fail on Wipers
    • 3.5% fail on Washers
    • 0.21% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.11% fail on Windscreen
  • 6.9% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 5.8% fail on Seat belts
      • 4.4% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
      • 0.11% fail on Requirements
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment
    • 1.2% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.1% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.11% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 4.5% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.4% fail on Body condition
    • 0.84% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.84% fail on Chassis
    • 0.53% fail on Doors
      • 0.42% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.11% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.21% fail on Speedometer (5 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Seats
      • 0.11% fail on Passengers
      • 0.11% fail on Drivers
    • 0.21% fail on Spare wheel (6 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Body security
    • 0.11% fail on Load security
      • 0.11% fail on Bootlid
  • 1.2% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.21% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.11% fail on Condition
    • 0.11% fail on Attachment
  • 0.11% fail on Towbars
    • 0.11% fail on Towbar

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