Peugeot 406 MOT Results

Registered in 2000
50.1% pass rate
from 1,743 tests in 2020
(8.6% worse than other 2000 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 2000 cars and highlighted areas where the Peugeot 406 is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Suspension (18% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 8.0% fail on Anti-roll bars (75% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Linkage ball joints (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (170% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Ball joint (130% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.057% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.057% fail on Linkage
      • 0.057% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.057% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 6.0% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (31% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.3% fail on Ball joint
      • 2.2% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.63% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.17% fail on Suspension arm
    • 2.0% fail on Suspension rods (13 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint (41 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Pins and bushes (8 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.057% fail on Suspension rod
    • 1.4% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.0% fail on Springs (61% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Coil springs (59% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Coil spring (58% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.98% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.52% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.40% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.11% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.40% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.40% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Sub-frames (78% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.057% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 18% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.0% fail on Direction indicators (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Flashing type (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 3.3% fail on Side repeaters (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Individual direction indicators (51% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.11% fail on Switch
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.46% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.2% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.8% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.75% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.75% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.75% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.34% fail on Electrical equipment (67% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Electrical wiring (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.057% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.057% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 17% fail on Brakes (18% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 13% fail on Brake performance (66% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 7.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (97% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 7.3% fail on Rbt (sp) (100% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.057% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 5.4% fail on Service brake performance (68% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 5.3% fail on Rbt (70% worse than other 2000 cars)
          • 4.8% fail on Service brake performance (88% worse than other 2000 cars)
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.057% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.057% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 3.7% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (52% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 3.7% fail on Rbt (sp) (55% worse than other 2000 cars)
          • 2.9% fail on Service brake imbalance (71% worse than other 2000 cars)
          • 1.3% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.7% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt
          • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.29% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.057% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.57% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.4% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.0% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.4% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.4% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.46% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.46% fail on Cable (170% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.75% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (53% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.057% fail on Electronic braking system
      • 0.057% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.69% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.52% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.52% fail on Lever
    • 0.34% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.23% fail on Pedal
      • 0.17% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.34% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.23% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.11% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.057% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.057% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 14% fail on Body, chassis, structure (27% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Exhaust system (71% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Transmission
      • 3.1% fail on Drive shafts
        • 3.1% fail on Joints
    • 1.4% fail on Engine mounting (11 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Engine mounting condition (12 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Bracket (6 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
      • 0.057% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 1.0% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.34% fail on Tank
      • 0.34% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.17% fail on Pipe
      • 0.11% fail on Hose
      • 0.057% fail on System
    • 0.80% fail on Seats (140% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Driver's seat (190% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.46% fail on Chassis (59% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Chassis condition (58% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Doors
      • 0.23% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.23% fail on Door condition
      • 0.23% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.23% fail on Door condition
    • 0.23% fail on Body
      • 0.17% fail on Panel
      • 0.057% fail on Other body component
    • 0.23% fail on Undertray (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.11% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.057% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.057% fail on Towbar
      • 0.057% fail on Other towbar components
  • 9.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 8.5% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 4.5% fail on Compression ignition (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (6 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Emissions not tested (9 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (8 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.11% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.11% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
      • 4.1% fail on Spark ignition (52% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Catalyst emissions (66% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.75% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.86% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.69% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.11% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.057% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.057% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 8.7% fail on Tyres (42% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Tread depth (74% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.29% fail on Size/type
  • 8.7% fail on Visibility
    • 5.5% fail on Wipers
    • 3.0% fail on Washers
    • 0.29% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.29% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.23% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.17% fail on View to rear
      • 0.17% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.057% fail on Bonnet
  • 8.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (93% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Seat belts (120% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Prescribed areas (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Condition (170% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Attachment (6 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Requirements
    • 2.4% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.057% fail on Airbags
      • 0.057% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 3.4% fail on Steering
    • 2.2% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.1% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.057% fail on Lock stop
    • 0.57% fail on Power steering
      • 0.23% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.23% fail on Other components
      • 0.11% fail on Operation
    • 0.52% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.34% fail on Steering rack (63% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Operation (8 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Steering wheel (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
  • 0.80% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.80% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.057% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.057% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.057% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.057% fail on Anchorages
  • 0.057% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.057% fail on Attachment

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