Proton Persona MOT Results

Registered in 1997
51.5% pass rate
from 136 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 1997 cars and highlighted areas where the Proton Persona is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 11% fail on Stop lamp (130% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.7% fail on Front lamps
      • 2.2% fail on Rear lamps
    • 5.9% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 5.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 5.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 5.1% fail on Individual lamps (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.74% fail on Side repeaters
    • 5.1% fail on Horn (5 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 2.2% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.74% fail on Battery
    • 0.74% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.74% fail on Switch
  • 17% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Brake performance
      • 8.1% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 5.9% fail on Rear wheels
      • 4.4% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance
    • 4.4% fail on Parking brake (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 2.9% fail on Components
        • 2.9% fail on Pipes
      • 0.74% fail on Leaks
    • 1.5% fail on Hub components
      • 1.5% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.74% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.74% fail on Pedal
        • 0.74% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.74% fail on ABS
  • 15% fail on Suspension
    • 5.9% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 5.9% fail on Component mounting
    • 5.1% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 5.1% fail on Condition
    • 4.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.2% fail on Condition (9 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Attachment (15 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 2.2% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.74% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.74% fail on Attachment
      • 0.74% fail on Linkage condition
    • 1.5% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.74% fail on Front
      • 0.74% fail on Rear
    • 0.74% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.74% fail on Condition
    • 0.74% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.74% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.74% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.74% fail on Constant velocity joints
  • 13% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 8.8% fail on Emissions
    • 6.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.74% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 8.1% fail on Steering
    • 7.4% fail on Steering system
      • 7.4% fail on Steering rack (4 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.74% fail on Power steering
      • 0.74% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 6.6% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.4% fail on Wipers
    • 2.2% fail on Washers
    • 0.74% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.9% fail on Tyres
    • 4.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.2% fail on Condition
  • 5.1% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.7% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.7% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 2.2% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 2.2% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 2.2% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.74% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.74% fail on Chassis
    • 0.74% fail on Body condition
    • 0.74% fail on Doors
      • 0.74% fail on Passengers front

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