Peugeot 406 MOT Results

Registered in 1998
52.9% pass rate
from 848 tests in 2020
(10% worse than other 1998 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 1998 cars and highlighted areas where the Peugeot 406 is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Suspension (25% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 8.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (160% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Linkage ball joints (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Ball joint dust cover (5 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.94% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.24% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.12% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 7.4% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (39% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.9% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.59% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.12% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.3% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.1% fail on Suspension rods (8 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Pins and bushes (8 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Ball joint (19 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint dust cover (11 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.83% fail on Springs
      • 0.83% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.71% fail on Coil spring
        • 0.12% fail on Mounting
    • 0.35% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.12% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.24% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.24% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.12% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.12% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.12% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
  • 17% fail on Brakes (25% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 12% fail on Brake performance (60% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (82% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 6.4% fail on Rbt (sp) (89% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 5.7% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (92% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 5.5% fail on Rbt (sp) (93% worse than other 1998 cars)
          • 3.7% fail on Service brake imbalance (99% worse than other 1998 cars)
          • 2.6% fail on Service brake performance (98% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.12% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 4.2% fail on Service brake performance
        • 4.2% fail on Rbt
          • 3.2% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.94% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.12% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.12% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.12% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.71% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.59% fail on Rbt
          • 0.24% fail on Parking brake performance (80% better than other 1998 cars)
          • 0.24% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.12% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.12% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.12% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.12% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.7% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.4% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.4% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.3% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.12% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.24% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.12% fail on Cable
        • 0.12% fail on Lever
    • 2.5% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.94% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.47% fail on Pedal
      • 0.47% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.83% fail on Load sensing valves (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.59% fail on Lever
    • 0.47% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.35% fail on Anti-lock braking system (74% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.35% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.24% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.12% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.35% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.35% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.24% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
      • 0.12% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 17% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.2% fail on Headlamps (58% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Headlamp (67% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 4.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.12% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.2% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.59% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.12% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.0% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.12% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.94% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.94% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.94% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.71% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (63% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.12% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.12% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 12% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 5.8% fail on Exhaust system (59% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Transmission (47% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Drive shafts (46% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Joints
      • 0.24% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.24% fail on Joints
      • 0.12% fail on Belts
    • 1.4% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.4% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.1% fail on Chassis
      • 1.1% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.94% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.47% fail on System (6 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Pipe
      • 0.12% fail on Tank
      • 0.12% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.59% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.47% fail on Body
      • 0.47% fail on Panel
    • 0.35% fail on Seats
      • 0.24% fail on Passenger's seat
      • 0.12% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.24% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.24% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.24% fail on Doors
      • 0.12% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.12% fail on Door condition
      • 0.12% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.12% fail on Door condition
    • 0.12% fail on Towbar
      • 0.12% fail on Coupling
    • 0.12% fail on Undertray
  • 9.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 8.4% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 6.5% fail on Spark ignition
        • 5.3% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.94% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.12% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.12% fail on Oxygen sensor
        • 0.12% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 2.0% fail on Compression ignition (170% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.24% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.12% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.83% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.35% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.12% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 8.1% fail on Visibility
    • 5.5% fail on Wipers
    • 2.7% fail on Washers
    • 0.35% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.24% fail on View to rear
      • 0.24% fail on Mirrors
  • 7.3% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (55% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Seat belts (70% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Prescribed areas (62% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
      • 0.12% fail on Requirements
    • 1.5% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 6.0% fail on Tyres
    • 4.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.12% fail on Size/type
  • 3.4% fail on Steering
    • 2.0% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.8% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.12% fail on Lock stop
    • 1.1% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.1% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.59% fail on Power steering
      • 0.24% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.24% fail on Other components
      • 0.12% fail on Operation
  • 0.71% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.71% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.35% fail on Seat belt installation check (17 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Belt(s)/padding (25 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Anchorages
  • 0.35% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.35% fail on Attachment

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