Peugeot 406 MOT Results

Registered in 1998
51.6% pass rate
from 1,385 tests in 2017
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 1998 cars and highlighted areas where the Peugeot 406 is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.2% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.4% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.072% fail on All position lamps
    • 5.8% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 5.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.9% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.14% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.072% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.072% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 3.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.8% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.79% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.29% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.14% fail on Switch
    • 0.65% fail on Rear fog lamp (61% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Fog lamp (58% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.51% fail on Battery
    • 0.14% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.14% fail on Horn
    • 0.072% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 20% fail on Suspension
    • 9.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (160% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 6.9% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (190% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (170% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Attachment
      • 0.14% fail on Linkage condition
    • 5.6% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 5.3% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.29% fail on Subframe mounting (77% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Spring mounting
    • 2.2% fail on Tie bars/rods (11 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (14 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Attachment
    • 2.1% fail on Suspension arms (42% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (40% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Condition
    • 1.8% fail on Drive shafts (57% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Front drive shafts (56% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Constant velocity joints (56% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.58% fail on Front
      • 0.43% fail on Rear
    • 0.94% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.87% fail on Coil springs (59% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Condition (64% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Location
    • 0.29% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.29% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.29% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.29% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.22% fail on Shock absorbers (87% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Condition (87% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.14% fail on Condition
    • 0.072% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.072% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.072% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.072% fail on Condition
    • 0.072% fail on Axles
      • 0.072% fail on Stub axle
  • 19% fail on Brakes (16% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 14% fail on Brake performance (54% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 7.9% fail on Parking brake performance (92% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Rear wheels (37% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Front wheels (39% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Service brake performance (67% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.14% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.072% fail on Brake operation
    • 5.8% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 5.5% fail on Components
        • 2.7% fail on Pipes
        • 1.9% fail on Hoses
        • 1.2% fail on Valves (200% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.072% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.072% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.43% fail on Leaks
      • 0.072% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.072% fail on Operation
    • 2.0% fail on Hub components
      • 1.7% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.51% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.94% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.94% fail on Condition
    • 0.22% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.14% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.072% fail on Lever
      • 0.072% fail on Cable
    • 0.14% fail on ABS (90% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.072% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.072% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.072% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
  • 11% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 6.8% fail on Exhaust system (41% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Emissions (28% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Emissions not tested (87% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.58% fail on Cap
      • 0.36% fail on System
      • 0.072% fail on Tank
      • 0.072% fail on Pipe
  • 10% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 7.1% fail on Wipers (33% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Washers
    • 0.29% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.29% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.072% fail on Bonnet
  • 10% fail on Tyres (36% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Tread depth (62% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.29% fail on Size/type
    • 0.22% fail on Valve stem
  • 7.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (31% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Seat belts (50% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Prescribed areas (45% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Condition (140% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Attachment
    • 1.1% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.87% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.22% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 4.5% fail on Steering
    • 3.5% fail on Steering system
      • 2.2% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.2% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.072% fail on Free play
        • 0.072% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.65% fail on Power steering
      • 0.36% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.22% fail on Other components
      • 0.14% fail on Operation
    • 0.22% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.072% fail on Steering control
      • 0.072% fail on Steering column
  • 2.7% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (41% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Body condition
    • 0.72% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.72% fail on Chassis
    • 0.22% fail on Seats
      • 0.22% fail on Drivers
    • 0.14% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.14% fail on Doors (80% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Drivers
      • 0.072% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.072% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.072% fail on Body security
  • 1.5% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.14% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.14% fail on Attachment

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