Proton Persona MOT Results

Registered in 1997
60.0% pass rate
from 80 tests in 2020
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 1997 cars and highlighted areas where the Proton Persona is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 7.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 7.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 6.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.0% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 5.0% fail on Horn (5 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.8% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.5% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 14% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 6.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 5.0% fail on Service brake performance
        • 5.0% fail on Rbt
          • 5.0% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.5% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 2.5% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 2.5% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.5% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.5% fail on Rbt
          • 2.5% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 2.5% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.3% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.3% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 1.3% fail on Cable
    • 1.3% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.3% fail on Lever
    • 1.3% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.3% fail on Brake fluid
    • 1.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.3% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 13% fail on Suspension
    • 7.5% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 3.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.5% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.3% fail on Suspension arm
    • 2.5% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.3% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.3% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 1.3% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 1.3% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.3% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
  • 13% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 6.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 2.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 2.5% fail on Bumpers (9 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Doors
      • 2.5% fail on Front passenger's door (11 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Door condition (12 times worse than other 1997 cars)
  • 7.5% fail on Visibility
    • 3.8% fail on Washers
    • 2.5% fail on Wipers
    • 1.3% fail on View to rear
      • 1.3% fail on Mirrors
  • 7.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 5.0% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.5% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 7.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 6.3% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 6.3% fail on Spark ignition
        • 5.0% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.3% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 1.3% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.3% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 3.8% fail on Steering
    • 3.8% fail on Steering gear
      • 3.8% fail on Steering rack
  • 2.5% fail on Tyres
    • 1.3% fail on Size/type
    • 1.3% fail on Tread depth
  • 1.3% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plates
  • 1.3% fail on Road Wheels
    • 1.3% fail on Attachment

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