Peugeot 406 MOT Results

Registered in 2003
49.6% pass rate
from 3,230 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 2003 cars and highlighted areas where the Peugeot 406 is unusually good or bad.

  • 28% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 8.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 6.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.6% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.4% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.062% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.031% fail on Switch
    • 6.7% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 6.3% fail on Headlamps (30% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Headlamp (31% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.031% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.031% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.062% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.062% fail on Switch
    • 5.6% fail on Direction indicators (100% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Flashing type (100% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 2.9% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 2.8% fail on Individual lamps (64% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.65% fail on Switch (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on All direction indicators
    • 4.6% fail on Stop lamp (21% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Horn (170% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Rear fog lamp (62% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Fog lamp (61% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.40% fail on Battery (55% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.19% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.19% fail on Trailer electrical socket (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.093% fail on Lamp
      • 0.031% fail on Switch
    • 0.062% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 21% fail on Suspension
    • 8.0% fail on Anti-roll bars (43% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 6.4% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (58% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.22% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.031% fail on Condition
    • 3.9% fail on Drive shafts
      • 3.9% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 3.8% fail on Constant velocity joints
        • 0.093% fail on Couplings
    • 3.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.031% fail on Condition
      • 0.031% fail on Attachment
    • 3.5% fail on Tie bars/rods (13 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (14 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on Attachment
      • 0.031% fail on Condition
    • 1.9% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.7% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.19% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 1.8% fail on Coil springs (59% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Condition (61% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Location
    • 1.8% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.2% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.80% fail on Front
      • 0.40% fail on Rear (61% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.28% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.28% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.19% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.19% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.15% fail on Macpherson strut (67% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Condition (67% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.093% fail on Panhard rods (11 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.093% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (19 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.062% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.031% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.031% fail on Attachment
    • 0.062% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.031% fail on Condition
      • 0.031% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.062% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 20% fail on Brakes (24% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 15% fail on Brake performance (81% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 9.7% fail on Parking brake performance (120% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Rear wheels (63% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Front wheels (59% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Service brake performance (190% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.12% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.062% fail on Brake operation
    • 4.3% fail on Hub components (35% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.9% fail on Brake discs (100% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.062% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.062% fail on Brake back plates
    • 2.9% fail on Hydraulic systems (54% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Components (57% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Pipes (49% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Hoses (74% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.031% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.25% fail on Leaks
      • 0.15% fail on Operation
      • 0.062% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 2.2% fail on ABS (110% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.74% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.74% fail on Condition
    • 0.31% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.31% fail on Cable
    • 0.28% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.22% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.19% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.19% fail on Pedal
        • 0.19% fail on Condition
    • 0.031% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.031% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.031% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
  • 9.5% fail on Tyres
    • 6.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.22% fail on Size/type
    • 0.093% fail on Valve stem
  • 9.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (26% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Exhaust system (49% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Emissions (31% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Fuel system (70% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on System (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Tank
      • 0.15% fail on Cap
      • 0.093% fail on Pipe
    • 0.99% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 9.2% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.3% fail on Wipers
    • 3.7% fail on Washers
    • 0.59% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.50% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.031% fail on Bonnet
  • 6.6% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (100% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Seat belts (96% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.28% fail on Attachment (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Requirements (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (120% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (120% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 4.8% fail on Steering
    • 3.2% fail on Steering system (30% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.34% fail on Steering rack (59% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.062% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.031% fail on Free play
        • 0.031% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.031% fail on Steering damper
      • 0.031% fail on Other components
        • 0.031% fail on Steering component
    • 1.2% fail on Power steering (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Pipes and hoses (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Other components (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Operation
      • 0.031% fail on Rams
    • 0.46% fail on Steering operation (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Steering control
      • 0.12% fail on Steering coupling (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Universal joint (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
  • 2.3% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.77% fail on Doors
      • 0.77% fail on Passengers other (130% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Body condition
    • 0.53% fail on Seats (110% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Drivers (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on Passengers
    • 0.34% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.34% fail on Chassis
    • 0.093% fail on Load security
      • 0.093% fail on Tailgate (7 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.031% fail on Engine mountings
  • 0.80% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.80% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.31% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.28% fail on Attachment
    • 0.031% fail on Condition

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