Proton Persona MOT Results

Registered in 1998
55.7% pass rate
from 106 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 1998 cars and highlighted areas where the Proton Persona is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 5.7% fail on Battery (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.7% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.94% fail on Rear lamps
    • 4.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.7% fail on Horn (6 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 3.8% fail on Fog lamp
    • 3.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.8% fail on Individual lamps
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 0.94% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.94% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.94% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.94% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
  • 14% fail on Steering (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 14% fail on Steering system (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 12% fail on Steering rack (9 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Track rod end
  • 12% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 9.4% fail on Emissions
    • 7.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.94% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.94% fail on System
    • 0.94% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 11% fail on Brakes
    • 4.7% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 3.8% fail on Components
        • 3.8% fail on Pipes
      • 0.94% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 3.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.8% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.9% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.94% fail on Front wheels
    • 1.9% fail on Hub components
      • 0.94% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.94% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.94% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.94% fail on Pedal
        • 0.94% fail on Anti-slip
  • 9.4% fail on Suspension (53% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 4.7% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.94% fail on Spring mounting
    • 4.7% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.8% fail on Linkage condition (9 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.94% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 8.5% fail on Tyres
    • 6.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.9% fail on Condition
  • 7.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.8% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 2.8% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.94% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 3.8% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.8% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 6.6% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.7% fail on Wipers
    • 1.9% fail on Washers
    • 0.94% fail on Windscreen
  • 4.7% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.8% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 2.8% fail on Chassis
    • 0.94% fail on Body condition
    • 0.94% fail on Doors
      • 0.94% fail on Passengers front

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