Proton GEN-2 MOT Results

Registered in 2008
50.0% pass rate
from 368 tests in 2020
(27% worse than other 2008 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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Proton GEN-2 is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Brakes (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 15% fail on Brake performance (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 11% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 11% fail on Rbt (sp) (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Parking brake performance (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 5.4% fail on Rbt (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 5.2% fail on Parking brake performance (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.27% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.27% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.27% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 3.3% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.3% fail on Rbt
          • 2.4% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.82% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.82% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.82% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.54% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.54% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 4.3% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.0% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 3.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.4% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (9 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.82% fail on Lever (24 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Cable
        • 0.27% fail on Linkage
      • 0.82% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.82% fail on Brake discs
    • 2.7% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Hand lever (8 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Pedal
    • 1.9% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (10 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (12 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 1.9% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (170% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Anti-lock braking system (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 1.4% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.4% fail on Lever (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.82% fail on Hydraulic systems (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.27% fail on Valves
    • 0.27% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.27% fail on Operation
  • 21% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (34% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 7.9% fail on Headlamp aim (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 7.6% fail on Headlamp aim (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 5.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.8% fail on Headlamp
      • 2.2% fail on Headlamp levelling device (14 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (100% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.0% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.27% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.9% fail on Electrical equipment (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Battery(ies) (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Horn
    • 1.4% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 1.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.1% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.27% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.27% fail on Switch
  • 13% fail on Suspension
    • 7.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (87% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.27% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.27% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 4.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.9% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.9% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.27% fail on Suspension arm
    • 2.2% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.82% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.82% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.27% fail on Springs
      • 0.27% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.27% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.27% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.27% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.27% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 12% fail on Tyres (70% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 7.6% fail on Tread depth (82% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.54% fail on Size/type
  • 9.0% fail on Body, chassis, structure (61% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Doors (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.82% fail on Driver's door (8 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.82% fail on Door condition (9 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.82% fail on Front passenger's door (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.82% fail on Door condition (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.82% fail on Other passenger's door (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.82% fail on Door condition (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.9% fail on Transmission
      • 1.9% fail on Drive shafts
        • 1.9% fail on Joints
    • 1.4% fail on Bumpers (8 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Chassis (16 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Chassis condition (16 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.82% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.54% fail on Pipe (11 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.27% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.27% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.27% fail on Seats
      • 0.27% fail on Driver's seat
  • 7.9% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 7.3% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 6.8% fail on Spark ignition (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 5.7% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.27% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.54% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.54% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.82% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.82% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 7.6% fail on Visibility
    • 6.0% fail on Wipers (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Washers
    • 0.82% fail on View to rear
      • 0.82% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.54% fail on Bonnet
  • 4.9% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.54% fail on Condition
      • 0.27% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.27% fail on Requirements
  • 2.4% fail on Steering
    • 1.4% fail on Steering gear (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Steering rack (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Power steering (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Pipes and hoses (16 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Other components (10 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Operation
    • 0.54% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.27% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.27% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.27% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.27% fail on Attachment
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