Proton GEN-2 MOT Results

Registered in 2007
52.7% pass rate
from 503 tests in 2017
(19% worse than other 2007 cars)
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 2007 cars and highlighted areas where the Proton GEN-2 is unusually good or bad.

  • 30% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (47% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 12% fail on Registration plate lamp (100% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 9.7% fail on Headlamp aim (100% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 8.7% fail on Position lamps (54% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 6.6% fail on Front lamps
      • 2.4% fail on Rear lamps
    • 4.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.0% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.6% fail on Battery (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.6% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.20% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.20% fail on Switch
    • 1.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.4% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.20% fail on Switch
    • 1.4% fail on Horn (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.20% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.20% fail on Switch
      • 0.20% fail on Tell tale
  • 19% fail on Brakes (100% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 12% fail on Brake performance (170% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 9.3% fail on Parking brake performance (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Rear wheels (190% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.20% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.20% fail on Service brake performance
    • 5.2% fail on Hub components
      • 3.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 2.0% fail on Brake calipers (13 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Brake discs
    • 3.8% fail on Hydraulic systems (97% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Leaks (11 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Components
        • 0.99% fail on Pipes
        • 0.80% fail on Reservoirs (15 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Operation (8 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Parking brake (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on ABS
    • 0.20% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.20% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.20% fail on Pedal
        • 0.20% fail on Condition
    • 0.20% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.20% fail on Cable
    • 0.20% fail on Restricted movement
  • 10% fail on Suspension (33% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.99% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.99% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.60% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.20% fail on Attachment
    • 2.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.8% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.8% fail on Condition
    • 1.6% fail on Prescribed areas (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Component mounting (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Spring mounting (28 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Drive shafts
      • 1.6% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 1.6% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 0.80% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.40% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.40% fail on Rear
    • 0.20% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.20% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 8.9% fail on Tyres
    • 5.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.20% fail on Size/type
  • 8.9% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 7.4% fail on Wipers (130% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Washers
    • 0.20% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.20% fail on Mirrors
  • 8.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 8.0% fail on Exhaust system (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Emissions
    • 0.40% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.40% fail on System
    • 0.20% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 2.6% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Doors (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Passengers other (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Drivers (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.20% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.20% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.20% fail on Chassis
    • 0.20% fail on Body condition
    • 0.20% fail on Seats
      • 0.20% fail on Passengers
  • 2.4% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.2% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Requirements
    • 0.99% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.99% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 1.4% fail on Steering
    • 0.80% fail on Steering system
      • 0.80% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.60% fail on Power steering
      • 0.40% fail on Pipes and hoses (7 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Other components
  • 0.80% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.80% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.40% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.20% fail on Condition
    • 0.20% fail on Attachment
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