Peugeot 406 MOT Results

Registered in 2003
51.3% pass rate
from 2,228 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 2003 cars and highlighted areas where the Peugeot 406 is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 6.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 6.0% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.18% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 4.9% fail on Direction indicators (100% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Flashing type (100% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 2.8% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Individual direction indicators (46% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.13% fail on Switch (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.54% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.1% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.18% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.3% fail on Electrical equipment (130% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Horn (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Electrical wiring (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.090% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 2.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (32% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.67% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (52% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Rear fog lamp (52% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.67% fail on Rear fog lamp (51% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.045% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.045% fail on Switch
  • 20% fail on Brakes (35% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 15% fail on Brake performance (93% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 11% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (150% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 11% fail on Rbt (sp) (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Plate brake tester (sp) (14 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Service brake performance (54% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 4.5% fail on Rbt (53% worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 3.5% fail on Service brake performance (43% worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 1.3% fail on Service brake imbalance (76% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.13% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 4.4% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 4.3% fail on Rbt (sp) (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 2.8% fail on Service brake imbalance (130% worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 1.9% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.090% fail on Plate brake tester (sp) (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 0.090% fail on Service brake imbalance (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 0.045% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.2% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt
          • 1.8% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.40% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.045% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.045% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.045% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.2% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.4% fail on Brake discs and drums (92% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Brake discs (95% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.045% fail on Brake drums
      • 2.1% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.1% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.045% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.27% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.27% fail on Cable
    • 2.2% fail on Rigid brake pipes (47% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (63% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Anti-lock braking system (78% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.72% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.72% fail on Lever
    • 0.36% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.31% fail on Pedal
      • 0.045% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.36% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.13% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.090% fail on Servos
      • 0.045% fail on Leaks
    • 0.13% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.13% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.090% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.090% fail on Master cylinder (9 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Servos
      • 0.045% fail on Reservoirs
  • 17% fail on Suspension
    • 8.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (43% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Linkage ball joints (130% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.81% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.40% fail on Linkage
      • 0.22% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.090% fail on Anti-roll bar
    • 4.6% fail on Suspension arms (27% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.4% fail on Pins and bushes (43% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 2.6% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.7% fail on Suspension rods (12 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Pins and bushes (25 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Ball joint (21 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Ball joint dust cover (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Springs (62% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Coil springs (62% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Coil spring (62% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.94% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.94% fail on Other suspension component (81% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Ball joint (120% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.090% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.045% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.40% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.22% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.090% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.045% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.045% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.090% fail on Sub-frames (82% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.045% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.045% fail on Axles
      • 0.045% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
  • 11% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 5.7% fail on Exhaust system (51% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Transmission
      • 3.5% fail on Drive shafts
        • 3.5% fail on Joints
      • 0.22% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.22% fail on Joints
    • 0.72% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.45% fail on Tank (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.13% fail on System
    • 0.72% fail on Doors
      • 0.63% fail on Other passenger's door (110% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.63% fail on Door condition (110% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.045% fail on Door condition
      • 0.045% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.045% fail on Door condition
    • 0.63% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.63% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.40% fail on Seats
      • 0.27% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.13% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.31% fail on Chassis
      • 0.31% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.31% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.31% fail on Body
      • 0.13% fail on Panel
      • 0.13% fail on Other body component
      • 0.045% fail on Body condition
    • 0.13% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.13% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.045% fail on Towbar
      • 0.045% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.045% fail on Undertray
  • 8.2% fail on Visibility
    • 4.7% fail on Wipers
    • 3.8% fail on Washers
    • 0.27% fail on View to rear
      • 0.27% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.13% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.13% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.090% fail on Bonnet
  • 8.0% fail on Tyres
    • 5.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.13% fail on Size/type
  • 6.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (22% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Exhaust emissions (22% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Compression ignition (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (190% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Emissions not tested (7 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.045% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
      • 1.1% fail on Spark ignition (83% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.58% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (83% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Catalyst emissions (89% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Emissions not tested (80% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.090% fail on Non catalyst emissions
    • 0.58% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.45% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.18% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.045% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.045% fail on Undertray
  • 4.8% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (48% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Seat belts (56% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Condition (150% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.18% fail on Attachment (7 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Requirements
    • 2.0% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.090% fail on Airbags
      • 0.090% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 4.2% fail on Steering
    • 2.5% fail on Steering linkage components (32% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Track rod end (30% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.045% fail on Other components
        • 0.045% fail on Steering component
    • 0.90% fail on Power steering (150% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Other components (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Pipes and hoses (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Operation
    • 0.63% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.40% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.22% fail on Operation (10 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Steering coupling (7 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Universal joint (8 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Steering play
      • 0.13% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.94% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.94% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.63% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.49% fail on Attachment
    • 0.13% fail on Condition
  • 0.045% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.045% fail on Anchorages

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