Proton GEN-2 MOT Results

Registered in 2005
58.0% pass rate
from 429 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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the Proton GEN-2 is unusually good or bad.

  • 26% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.8% fail on Front lamps
      • 2.6% fail on Rear lamps
    • 7.2% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 7.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.0% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.4% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.23% fail on All direction indicators
    • 3.7% fail on Battery (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.47% fail on Switch (27 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.6% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.70% fail on Switch (30 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Hazard warning (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Lamp (11 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Switch (7 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Horn
  • 18% fail on Brakes (33% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 13% fail on Brake performance (85% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 8.9% fail on Parking brake performance (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Rear wheels (96% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.70% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.23% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 3.7% fail on Hub components
      • 1.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.2% fail on Brake calipers (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Brake discs
    • 3.5% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.6% fail on Components
        • 1.4% fail on Pipes
        • 0.23% fail on Servos
      • 1.6% fail on Leaks (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.23% fail on Operation
    • 2.6% fail on Parking brake (190% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.47% fail on Pedal
        • 0.47% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.47% fail on Air and vacuum systems (13 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Components
        • 0.23% fail on Servos
      • 0.23% fail on Leaks
    • 0.47% fail on ABS
  • 11% fail on Suspension (41% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.8% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 2.6% fail on Linkage condition (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Attachment
      • 0.23% fail on Presence
    • 1.9% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.9% fail on Condition
    • 1.6% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.2% fail on Rear
      • 0.47% fail on Front
    • 1.4% fail on Suspension arms (68% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Condition (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (89% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.2% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.47% fail on Spring mounting (9 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Drive shafts (67% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Front drive shafts (67% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Constant velocity joints (66% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.23% fail on Condition
      • 0.23% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.23% fail on Attachment
    • 0.23% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.23% fail on Condition
    • 0.23% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 7.7% fail on Tyres
    • 4.4% fail on Condition
    • 3.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.23% fail on Valve stem
  • 7.0% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.9% fail on Wipers
    • 2.1% fail on Washers
    • 0.47% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.23% fail on Bonnet
  • 6.1% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 5.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.93% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.47% fail on System
      • 0.23% fail on Hose
      • 0.23% fail on Pipe
    • 0.47% fail on Emissions
  • 4.2% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Doors (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Passengers other (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Passengers front (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Drivers
    • 0.47% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.47% fail on Chassis
    • 0.47% fail on Body condition
    • 0.23% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.23% fail on Body security
  • 3.7% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.0% fail on Seat belts (180% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Attachment
      • 0.23% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.93% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.93% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 1.4% fail on Steering (65% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.93% fail on Power steering
      • 0.93% fail on Pipes and hoses (10 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Steering system
      • 0.23% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.23% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.23% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.23% fail on Attachment
  • 0.23% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.23% fail on Registration plate
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