Peugeot 406 MOT Results

Registered in 2001
49.0% pass rate
from 3,868 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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the Peugeot 406 is unusually good or bad.

  • 27% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.7% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 7.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 6.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.8% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.7% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.052% fail on All position lamps
    • 5.7% fail on Direction indicators (95% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Flashing type (95% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 3.1% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 2.8% fail on Individual lamps (56% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.54% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.23% fail on Switch (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Tell tales (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.8% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.026% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.026% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.026% fail on Matched pair
    • 1.1% fail on Horn (73% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Rear fog lamp (54% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Fog lamp (54% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.026% fail on Switch
    • 0.62% fail on Battery (40% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.13% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.13% fail on Trailer electrical socket (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.078% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.078% fail on Hazard warning (73% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Lamp
      • 0.026% fail on Tell tale
  • 23% fail on Suspension
    • 8.8% fail on Anti-roll bars (60% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 7.0% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (84% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.41% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.078% fail on Condition
      • 0.026% fail on Attachment
    • 4.0% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 3.7% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.23% fail on Subframe mounting (73% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Spring mounting (80% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Drive shafts
      • 3.8% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 3.8% fail on Constant velocity joints
      • 0.078% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.078% fail on Drive shafts
    • 3.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.078% fail on Condition
      • 0.026% fail on Attachment
    • 3.3% fail on Tie bars/rods (12 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (14 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Condition
    • 1.9% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.4% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.1% fail on Front
      • 0.34% fail on Rear (66% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Coil springs (62% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Condition (61% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Location
    • 1.0% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.26% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.23% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.026% fail on Attachment
    • 0.23% fail on Macpherson strut (57% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Condition (57% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.16% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.052% fail on Panhard rods
      • 0.026% fail on Condition
      • 0.026% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.052% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.052% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.026% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.026% fail on Condition
    • 0.026% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.026% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 21% fail on Brakes (16% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 14% fail on Brake performance (47% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 7.2% fail on Parking brake performance (54% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Rear wheels (36% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Front wheels (53% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Service brake performance (110% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.96% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.23% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.078% fail on Brake operation
    • 5.8% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 5.2% fail on Components
        • 2.7% fail on Pipes (36% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Hoses (81% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.078% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.026% fail on Valves
      • 0.52% fail on Leaks
      • 0.21% fail on Operation
      • 0.13% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 4.0% fail on Hub components (27% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Brake pads (36% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.16% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.052% fail on Brake back plates
    • 1.5% fail on ABS
    • 1.1% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.47% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.26% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.26% fail on Cable
    • 0.10% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.052% fail on Service brake control components (81% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Pedal (81% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.026% fail on Condition
        • 0.026% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.026% fail on Full power hydraulic systems
      • 0.026% fail on Warning
    • 0.026% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.026% fail on Operation
  • 11% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (26% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 7.3% fail on Exhaust system (54% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Emissions (30% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.90% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.39% fail on System
      • 0.26% fail on Cap
      • 0.21% fail on Tank
      • 0.052% fail on Pipe
  • 9.7% fail on Tyres
    • 6.6% fail on Tread depth (21% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.23% fail on Size/type
    • 0.23% fail on Valve stem
  • 9.0% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.7% fail on Wipers
    • 3.1% fail on Washers
    • 0.59% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.21% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.078% fail on Bonnet
  • 8.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (77% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Seat belts (78% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Prescribed areas (41% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Attachment (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Requirements
      • 0.052% fail on Installation check (8 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.052% fail on Belt(s)/padding (15 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (83% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (85% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 3.3% fail on Steering (31% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Steering system (38% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Track rod end (30% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Steering rack (60% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.078% fail on Free play
        • 0.078% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.026% fail on Steering damper
      • 0.026% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.44% fail on Power steering
      • 0.18% fail on Other components
      • 0.16% fail on Operation
      • 0.052% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.026% fail on Drive system
      • 0.026% fail on Rams
    • 0.31% fail on Steering operation (180% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Steering control
      • 0.078% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.078% fail on Universal joint
      • 0.052% fail on Steering wheel
      • 0.052% fail on Steering column
  • 2.9% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.3% fail on Body condition
    • 0.62% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.62% fail on Chassis
    • 0.44% fail on Seats
      • 0.41% fail on Drivers
      • 0.052% fail on Passengers
    • 0.41% fail on Doors
      • 0.39% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.026% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.10% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.026% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.026% fail on Body security
    • 0.026% fail on Load security
      • 0.026% fail on Bootlid
  • 1.0% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.16% fail on Road Wheels (65% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Attachment
    • 0.026% fail on Condition

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