Peugeot 406 MOT Results

Registered in 1999
53.7% pass rate
from 1,192 tests in 2020
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 1999 cars and highlighted areas where the Peugeot 406 is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Suspension
    • 7.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (68% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Linkage ball joints (79% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Ball joint dust cover (150% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Ball joint (140% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Linkage
      • 0.25% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.17% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.084% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.084% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 7.0% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (34% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.8% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.3% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.42% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.25% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.084% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.3% fail on Springs
      • 1.3% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.3% fail on Coil spring
    • 1.3% fail on Suspension rods (8 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Ball joint (23 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.92% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.84% fail on Ball joint (200% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.84% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.67% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.42% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.17% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.17% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.084% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.17% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.084% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.084% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 16% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.25% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.084% fail on Dipswitch
    • 3.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.1% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 1.7% fail on Side repeaters (150% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on All direction indicators
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.50% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.6% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.17% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.59% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.25% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.17% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.17% fail on Horn
    • 0.084% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 12% fail on Brake performance (50% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 7.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (81% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 7.0% fail on Rbt (sp) (88% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.084% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 4.4% fail on Service brake performance (46% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 4.4% fail on Rbt (46% worse than other 1999 cars)
          • 3.4% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.5% fail on Service brake imbalance (100% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.17% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (5 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (51% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 4.0% fail on Rbt (sp) (51% worse than other 1999 cars)
          • 2.7% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 1.7% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.084% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.084% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt
          • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.084% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.17% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.7% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.2% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.84% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.76% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.084% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.67% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (180% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.67% fail on Cable (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.59% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.59% fail on Lever
    • 0.42% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.25% fail on Pedal
      • 0.25% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.42% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.34% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (77% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Anti-lock braking system (76% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.17% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.084% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.084% fail on Leaks
    • 0.084% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.084% fail on Brake fluid
  • 11% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 4.9% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.8% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.8% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.8% fail on Transmission (48% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Drive shafts (47% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Joints (46% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.084% fail on Joints
    • 1.4% fail on Chassis
      • 1.4% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.2% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.34% fail on Hose (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Pipe
      • 0.34% fail on System (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.50% fail on Seats
      • 0.34% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.17% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.42% fail on Engine mounting (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Engine mounting condition (5 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Doors
      • 0.42% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.34% fail on Door condition
        • 0.084% fail on Catch
    • 0.25% fail on Body
      • 0.17% fail on Other body component
      • 0.084% fail on Panel
    • 0.17% fail on Towbar
      • 0.084% fail on Coupling
      • 0.084% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.084% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.084% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.084% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 10% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (110% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Seat belts (100% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Prescribed areas (98% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Condition (140% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Requirements
    • 3.9% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (150% worse than other 1999 cars)
  • 8.3% fail on Visibility
    • 5.4% fail on Wipers
    • 2.3% fail on Washers
    • 0.34% fail on View to rear
      • 0.34% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.25% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.17% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.17% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.17% fail on Windscreen
  • 7.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 6.8% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 4.4% fail on Spark ignition (43% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 3.5% fail on Catalyst emissions (43% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.67% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.25% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.084% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 2.5% fail on Compression ignition (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.50% fail on Emissions not tested (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.25% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.084% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 0.92% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.92% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 7.3% fail on Tyres
    • 5.7% fail on Tread depth (62% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.084% fail on Size/type
  • 3.8% fail on Steering
    • 2.4% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.4% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.76% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.76% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.76% fail on Power steering
      • 0.34% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.25% fail on Other components
      • 0.17% fail on Operation
      • 0.084% fail on Pump
    • 0.084% fail on Steering column
    • 0.084% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.084% fail on Universal joint
  • 0.76% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.76% fail on Registration plates

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