Peugeot 406 MOT Results

Registered in 2000
47.5% pass rate
from 3,114 tests in 2017
(6.7% 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.

  • 26% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.2% fail on Registration plate lamp (24% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 6.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.9% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.5% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.032% fail on All position lamps
    • 5.7% fail on Direction indicators (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Flashing type (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 3.5% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 2.8% fail on Individual lamps (65% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.64% fail on All direction indicators (120% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.096% fail on Switch
        • 0.032% fail on Tell tales
    • 5.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.6% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.032% fail on Switch
    • 0.77% fail on Rear fog lamp (55% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Fog lamp (53% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.032% fail on Switch
    • 0.55% fail on Battery (50% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Trailer electrical socket (5 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Horn (71% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.096% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.096% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.064% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.064% fail on Switch
  • 24% fail on Suspension (8.9% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 9.0% fail on Anti-roll bars (81% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 7.0% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (53% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.19% fail on Attachment
      • 0.032% fail on Condition
      • 0.032% fail on Presence
    • 5.4% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 5.0% fail on Component mounting (26% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Subframe mounting (47% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Spring mounting
    • 3.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.22% fail on Condition
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment
    • 3.4% fail on Tie bars/rods (12 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (14 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Condition
    • 2.9% fail on Drive shafts (33% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Front drive shafts (33% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 2.9% fail on Constant velocity joints (32% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.032% fail on Drive shafts
    • 1.5% fail on Coil springs (50% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Condition (50% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Location
    • 1.4% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.4% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.87% fail on Wheel bearings (55% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Front
      • 0.42% fail on Rear (65% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.48% fail on Condition
    • 0.42% fail on Radius arms (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.16% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.032% fail on Condition
      • 0.032% fail on Attachment
    • 0.16% fail on Sub-frames (67% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Condition
      • 0.064% fail on Attachment
    • 0.096% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.096% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.032% fail on Torsion bars
      • 0.032% fail on Attachment
    • 0.032% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.032% fail on Condition
    • 0.032% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 21% fail on Brakes (22% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 14% fail on Brake performance (58% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 8.8% fail on Parking brake performance (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Rear wheels (58% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Front wheels (62% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.1% fail on Brake imbalance (75% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.064% fail on Brake operation
    • 5.9% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 5.2% fail on Components
        • 3.1% fail on Pipes (26% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Hoses (43% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.096% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.064% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.064% fail on Valves (91% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Leaks
      • 0.064% fail on Operation
    • 3.5% fail on Hub components
      • 2.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.1% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.064% fail on Brake back plates
      • 0.032% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.3% fail on ABS
    • 1.2% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.42% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.39% fail on Cable
      • 0.032% fail on Lever
    • 0.19% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.13% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.064% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.064% fail on Pedal
        • 0.064% fail on Condition
    • 0.032% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.032% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
  • 12% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (14% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 8.4% fail on Exhaust system (62% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Emissions (39% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Fuel system (92% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on System (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Cap
      • 0.32% fail on Tank
      • 0.064% fail on Pipe
    • 1.6% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 11% fail on Tyres (28% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 7.1% fail on Tread depth (41% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.13% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.096% fail on Size/type
  • 10.0% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.7% fail on Wipers (20% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Washers
    • 0.45% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.42% fail on Mirrors
  • 8.8% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (76% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Seat belts (94% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Prescribed areas (82% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Condition (180% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Requirements
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment
    • 2.7% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (57% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (60% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 4.4% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.4% fail on Body condition
    • 1.0% fail on Engine mountings (9 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.96% fail on Seats (180% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Drivers (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Passengers
    • 0.58% fail on Doors
      • 0.58% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.45% fail on Vehicle structure (52% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Chassis (52% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.096% fail on Load security
      • 0.064% fail on Tailgate
      • 0.032% fail on Bootlid
    • 0.064% fail on Body security
  • 3.6% fail on Steering (24% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Steering system (37% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.32% fail on Steering rack (69% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.064% fail on Free play
        • 0.064% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.45% fail on Steering operation (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Power steering
      • 0.22% fail on Other components
      • 0.16% fail on Operation
      • 0.064% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.032% fail on Drive system
    • 0.32% fail on Steering control (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Steering column (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Steering wheel (6 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Steering shaft
      • 0.032% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.032% fail on Universal joint
  • 1.7% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.032% fail on Towbars
    • 0.032% fail on Towbar
  • 0.032% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.032% fail on Attachment

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