Proton Persona MOT Results

Registered in 1996
44.1% pass rate
from 68 tests in 2017
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 1996 cars and highlighted areas where the Proton Persona is unusually good or bad.

  • 29% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 13% fail on Stop lamp (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 7.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.9% fail on Front lamps
      • 2.9% fail on Rear lamps
    • 7.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.9% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.9% fail on Horn
    • 1.5% fail on Battery
    • 1.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.5% fail on Fog lamp
    • 1.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.5% fail on Individual lamps
  • 15% fail on Suspension
    • 8.8% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 7.4% fail on Component mounting
      • 1.5% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 2.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.5% fail on Attachment
    • 2.9% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.5% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.5% fail on Linkage condition
    • 1.5% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.5% fail on Condition
  • 15% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 10% fail on Emissions
    • 7.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.9% fail on Fuel system
      • 2.9% fail on Pipe (12 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 10% fail on Brakes
    • 5.9% fail on Parking brake (5 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Condition (5 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 2.9% fail on Components
        • 2.9% fail on Pipes
      • 1.5% fail on Operation
      • 1.5% fail on Leaks
    • 2.9% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.9% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.5% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance
  • 7.4% fail on Steering
    • 7.4% fail on Steering system
      • 7.4% fail on Steering rack (4 times worse than other 1996 cars)
  • 7.4% fail on Tyres
    • 5.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.5% fail on Condition
  • 7.4% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 4.4% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (4 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (5 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.9% fail on Condition
  • 5.9% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.9% fail on Wipers
  • 4.4% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.9% fail on Body condition
    • 1.5% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.5% fail on Chassis
  • 2.9% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 2.9% fail on Registration plate
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