Peugeot 406 MOT Results

Registered in 2004
48.5% pass rate
from 583 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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the Peugeot 406 is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Brakes (48% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 16% fail on Brake performance (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 11% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (140% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 11% fail on Rbt (sp) (160% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Service brake performance (98% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 5.8% fail on Rbt (100% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 4.5% fail on Service brake performance (87% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 2.4% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 4.8% fail on Rbt (sp) (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 3.4% fail on Service brake imbalance (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 1.9% fail on Service brake performance (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.1% fail on Rbt
          • 1.7% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.17% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.17% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.17% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.8% fail on Mechanical brake components (61% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Brake discs and drums (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 3.9% fail on Brake discs (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.51% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.51% fail on Cable
    • 3.8% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 2.6% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 2.4% fail on Anti-lock braking system (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.69% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.51% fail on Pedal
      • 0.17% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.51% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.51% fail on Lever
    • 0.17% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.17% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.17% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 21% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.6% fail on Direction indicators (65% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Flashing type (65% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 3.6% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.17% fail on All direction indicators
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.9% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.4% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.17% fail on Switch
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.17% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.6% fail on Electrical equipment (180% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Horn (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.34% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.17% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 2.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.51% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.51% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.51% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.17% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.17% fail on Switch
    • 0.17% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.17% fail on Main beam tell-tale
      • 0.17% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 19% fail on Suspension
    • 7.5% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 4.3% fail on Linkage ball joints (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.34% fail on Linkage
      • 0.34% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.17% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 7.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.3% fail on Ball joint
      • 2.2% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 2.9% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.6% fail on Springs
      • 2.4% fail on Coil springs
        • 2.4% fail on Coil spring
      • 0.17% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.7% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.4% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.4% fail on Suspension rods (10 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Ball joint (25 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Pins and bushes (10 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.0% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.86% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.51% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.34% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.17% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.17% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
  • 13% fail on Body, chassis, structure (43% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 7.5% fail on Exhaust system (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Transmission
      • 3.6% fail on Drive shafts
        • 3.6% fail on Joints
    • 0.69% fail on Doors
      • 0.69% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.69% fail on Door condition
    • 0.51% fail on Undertray (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.34% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.34% fail on Chassis
      • 0.34% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.34% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.17% fail on Tank
      • 0.17% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.34% fail on Seats
      • 0.17% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.17% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.17% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.17% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.17% fail on Engine mounting condition
  • 10% fail on Visibility
    • 6.3% fail on Wipers (55% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Washers
    • 0.34% fail on View to rear
      • 0.34% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.8% fail on Tyres
    • 3.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.17% fail on Size/type
  • 5.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (64% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.0% fail on Condition
      • 0.69% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.17% fail on Requirements
  • 5.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (36% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Exhaust emissions (37% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Compression ignition (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Emissions not tested (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.86% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.51% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Emission control equipment (12 times worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.34% fail on Catalytic converter (22 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Spark ignition (91% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (90% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 0.51% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.34% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.17% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 3.6% fail on Steering
    • 2.2% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.1% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.2% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.0% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.17% fail on Operation
    • 0.34% fail on Power steering
      • 0.34% fail on Other components
    • 0.17% fail on Steering play
      • 0.17% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.51% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.34% fail on Attachment
    • 0.17% fail on Condition
  • 0.17% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.17% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.17% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.17% fail on Speedometer

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