Proton GEN-2 MOT Results

Registered in 2006
53.2% pass rate
from 515 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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the Proton GEN-2 is unusually good or bad.

  • 27% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (25% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 9.5% fail on Registration plate lamp (59% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 8.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.4% fail on Front lamps
      • 3.7% fail on Rear lamps (180% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on All position lamps
    • 7.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.7% fail on Direction indicators (83% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Flashing type (83% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 2.7% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.7% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.78% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.19% fail on Switch
    • 3.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.9% fail on Battery (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Rear fog lamp (140% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.39% fail on Switch (13 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp (57% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.19% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.58% fail on Horn
    • 0.39% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.39% fail on Switch (8 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 20% fail on Brakes (71% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 12% fail on Brake performance (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 8.3% fail on Parking brake performance (180% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 7.2% fail on Rear wheels (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.39% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.19% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.4% fail on Hub components (63% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.9% fail on Brake calipers (10 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Brake discs
    • 4.1% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 2.1% fail on Components
        • 1.7% fail on Pipes
        • 0.19% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.19% fail on Servos
      • 1.7% fail on Leaks (6 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 2.3% fail on Parking brake (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on ABS (180% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.97% fail on Air and vacuum systems (33 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.97% fail on Components (51 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.58% fail on Servos (45 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Pipes
        • 0.19% fail on Hoses
    • 0.78% fail on Electronic stability system (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.58% fail on Cable
    • 0.39% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.39% fail on Pedal
        • 0.39% fail on Condition (8 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Restricted movement
  • 16% fail on Suspension
    • 5.6% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.5% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.2% fail on Linkage condition (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.19% fail on Condition
      • 0.19% fail on Attachment
    • 5.0% fail on Drive shafts (75% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Front drive shafts (71% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 4.9% fail on Constant velocity joints (73% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.19% fail on Drive shafts
    • 2.9% fail on Prescribed areas (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Component mounting (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Spring mounting (38 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.19% fail on Condition
    • 1.2% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.39% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.39% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.19% fail on Condition
    • 0.39% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.39% fail on Condition
    • 0.39% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.19% fail on Front
      • 0.19% fail on Rear
    • 0.39% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 8.9% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.2% fail on Wipers
    • 2.9% fail on Washers
    • 0.78% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.39% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.39% fail on Mirrors
  • 7.4% fail on Tyres
    • 4.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.1% fail on Condition
  • 4.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Seat belts (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.19% fail on Attachment
    • 2.1% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.7% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.19% fail on Seat belt pre-tensioner
      • 0.19% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 3.9% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 2.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.78% fail on Emissions
    • 0.78% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.39% fail on System
      • 0.19% fail on Pipe
      • 0.19% fail on Cap
  • 2.9% fail on Steering
    • 1.6% fail on Power steering (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Pipes and hoses (17 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Other components (7 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.97% fail on Steering system
      • 0.39% fail on Track rod end (79% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Free play
        • 0.19% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.19% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.19% fail on Steering control
      • 0.19% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.19% fail on Locking devices
  • 2.7% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (160% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.97% fail on Body condition
    • 0.78% fail on Doors
      • 0.39% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.19% fail on Drivers
      • 0.19% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.39% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.39% fail on Chassis
    • 0.39% fail on Body security (12 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.19% fail on Load security
      • 0.19% fail on Access panel
  • 0.39% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.39% fail on Attachment
  • 0.19% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.19% fail on Registration plate
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