Peugeot 406 MOT Results

Registered in 1999
49.4% pass rate
from 2,066 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 1999 cars and highlighted areas where the Peugeot 406 is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.2% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 5.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.3% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.0% fail on Rear lamps (45% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.5% fail on Direction indicators (58% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Flashing type (59% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.9% fail on Side repeaters (150% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.48% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.097% fail on Switch
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.097% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.097% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.097% fail on Matched pair (6 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.048% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.58% fail on Rear fog lamp (63% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Fog lamp (60% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Battery (57% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.097% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.097% fail on Horn (82% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.097% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.048% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.048% fail on Switch
  • 22% fail on Suspension
    • 8.7% fail on Anti-roll bars (76% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 6.9% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (110% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (66% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Linkage condition (76% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Attachment
      • 0.048% fail on Condition
    • 6.9% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 6.1% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.63% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.24% fail on Spring mounting
    • 3.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.15% fail on Attachment
      • 0.097% fail on Condition
    • 3.0% fail on Tie bars/rods (10 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (11 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Attachment
    • 1.8% fail on Drive shafts (53% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Front drive shafts (54% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Constant velocity joints (53% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.048% fail on Drive shafts
    • 1.2% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.63% fail on Rear
      • 0.53% fail on Front
    • 1.1% fail on Coil springs (60% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Condition (63% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Location
    • 1.0% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.53% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.53% fail on Condition
    • 0.53% fail on Shock absorbers (66% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Condition (66% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.29% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.15% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.097% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.048% fail on Condition
    • 0.048% fail on Panhard rods
      • 0.048% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.048% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.048% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.048% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.048% fail on Condition
  • 20% fail on Brakes (15% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 14% fail on Brake performance (52% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 9.1% fail on Parking brake performance (95% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Rear wheels
      • 4.1% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.97% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.29% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.15% fail on Brake operation
    • 5.8% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 5.5% fail on Components
        • 3.6% fail on Pipes
        • 2.0% fail on Hoses
        • 0.097% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.048% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.048% fail on Valves
      • 0.19% fail on Leaks
      • 0.15% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.15% fail on Operation
    • 2.8% fail on Hub components
      • 2.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.77% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.048% fail on Brake back plates
      • 0.048% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.3% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.87% fail on Mechanical components (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Cable (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on ABS (59% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.15% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.15% fail on Pedal
        • 0.15% fail on Condition
    • 0.048% fail on Electronic stability system
  • 13% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (130% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 8.3% fail on Seat belts (120% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Prescribed areas (97% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Attachment (5 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Requirements
    • 5.5% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Drivers airbag (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
  • 12% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 7.4% fail on Exhaust system (42% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Emissions (26% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 1.4% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.63% fail on System (120% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Cap
      • 0.15% fail on Tank
      • 0.097% fail on Pipe
  • 9.4% fail on Tyres
    • 6.5% fail on Tread depth (34% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.19% fail on Size/type
    • 0.097% fail on Valve stem
  • 8.8% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.9% fail on Wipers
    • 2.9% fail on Washers
    • 0.34% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.29% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.097% fail on Bonnet
  • 5.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.8% fail on Body condition
    • 1.0% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.0% fail on Chassis
    • 0.53% fail on Engine mountings (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Doors
      • 0.44% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.048% fail on Drivers
      • 0.048% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.19% fail on Seats
      • 0.097% fail on Passengers
      • 0.097% fail on Drivers
    • 0.048% fail on Speedometer
  • 3.1% fail on Steering (32% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Steering system (45% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Track rod end (36% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.39% fail on Power steering
      • 0.19% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.097% fail on Other components
      • 0.048% fail on Operation
      • 0.048% fail on Drive system
    • 0.24% fail on Steering control (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Steering wheel (6 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Steering column
    • 0.24% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.097% fail on Locking devices
  • 1.2% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.15% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.15% fail on Attachment
  • 0.048% fail on Towbars
    • 0.048% fail on Towbar

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