Peugeot 406 MOT Results

Registered in 2002
49.6% pass rate
from 2,315 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 2002 cars and highlighted areas where the Peugeot 406 is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (10% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 6.3% fail on Headlamp (31% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Dipswitch
      • 0.086% fail on Headlamp levelling device (80% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.60% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.9% fail on Direction indicators (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Flashing type (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 2.8% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Individual direction indicators (55% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on All direction indicators
    • 3.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.9% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.17% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.9% fail on Electrical equipment (190% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Horn (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.13% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 1.8% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (37% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.82% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.82% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.82% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 20% fail on Brakes (30% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 15% fail on Brake performance (75% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 9.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (120% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 9.3% fail on Rbt (sp) (130% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.043% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 5.0% fail on Service brake performance (54% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 5.0% fail on Rbt (57% worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 3.9% fail on Service brake performance (50% worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 1.7% fail on Service brake imbalance (120% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (100% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 4.2% fail on Rbt (sp) (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 3.1% fail on Service brake imbalance (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt
          • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.17% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.086% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.043% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.043% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.043% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.043% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.39% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.6% fail on Mechanical brake components (34% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 2.2% fail on Brake discs and drums (82% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Brake discs (85% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.43% fail on Cable
        • 0.043% fail on Linkage
    • 2.2% fail on Rigid brake pipes (43% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (59% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Anti-lock braking system (56% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 1.0% fail on Parking brake control (96% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Lever (98% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.22% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.17% fail on Pedal
    • 0.39% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.30% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.17% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.086% fail on Master cylinder (10 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Servos
    • 0.26% fail on Air and vacuum systems (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Leaks (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Servos
    • 0.17% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.13% fail on Other components (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.043% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
    • 0.043% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.043% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 18% fail on Suspension
    • 8.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (52% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Linkage ball joints (140% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (53% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint dust cover (72% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Ball joint (120% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Linkage
      • 0.17% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (72% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.086% fail on Pins and bushes (80% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 4.5% fail on Suspension arms (27% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.6% fail on Pins and bushes (39% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 2.8% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.5% fail on Springs (55% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Coil springs (54% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Coil spring (54% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Suspension rods (12 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Ball joint (32 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Pins and bushes (12 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.086% fail on Suspension rod
    • 0.99% fail on Other suspension component (84% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Ball joint (150% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.043% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.043% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.043% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.95% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.82% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.17% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.17% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.086% fail on Sub-frames (85% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.086% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
  • 13% fail on Body, chassis, structure (19% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Exhaust system (78% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Transmission
      • 4.0% fail on Drive shafts
        • 3.9% fail on Joints
        • 0.043% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.043% fail on Belts
    • 0.56% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.56% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.56% fail on Doors
      • 0.52% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.52% fail on Door condition
      • 0.043% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.043% fail on Door condition
    • 0.52% fail on Seats
      • 0.48% fail on Driver's seat (160% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.48% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.22% fail on Tank
      • 0.17% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.043% fail on Pipe
      • 0.043% fail on System
    • 0.39% fail on Chassis
      • 0.39% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.30% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.22% fail on Body
      • 0.086% fail on Body condition
      • 0.086% fail on Other body component
      • 0.043% fail on Panel
    • 0.22% fail on Undertray
    • 0.086% fail on Towbar
      • 0.043% fail on Other towbar components
      • 0.043% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.043% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.043% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.043% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.043% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 8.7% fail on Tyres (21% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Tread depth (26% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.22% fail on Size/type
  • 8.3% fail on Visibility
    • 5.2% fail on Wipers
    • 3.2% fail on Washers
    • 0.35% fail on View to rear
      • 0.35% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.17% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.17% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.17% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.043% fail on Bonnet
  • 6.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (22% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Exhaust emissions (25% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Compression ignition (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 2.7% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.95% fail on Emissions not tested (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.78% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.043% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.043% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.043% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
      • 1.3% fail on Spark ignition (80% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.82% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (72% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.43% fail on Catalyst emissions (87% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Emissions not tested (82% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.52% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.086% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.043% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.043% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.086% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.086% fail on Undertray
  • 5.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (44% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Seat belts (50% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.17% fail on Attachment (6 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.086% fail on Requirements
    • 2.2% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.30% fail on Airbags (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Drivers airbag (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
  • 3.6% fail on Steering
    • 2.5% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.3% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.086% fail on Other components
        • 0.086% fail on Steering linkage (6 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.69% fail on Power steering
      • 0.26% fail on Other components
      • 0.22% fail on Operation
      • 0.17% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.13% fail on Rams (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.43% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.043% fail on Operation
    • 0.13% fail on Steering play
      • 0.13% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.043% fail on Steering column
    • 0.043% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.043% fail on Universal joint
  • 1.2% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.17% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.13% fail on Attachment
    • 0.043% fail on Condition

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