Proton Persona MOT Results

Registered in 2008
55.6% pass rate
from 36 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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Proton Persona is unusually good or bad.

  • 28% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 19% fail on Headlamp aim (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 19% fail on Headlamp aim (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 8.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 8.3% fail on Headlamp
    • 8.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 8.3% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.8% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 2.8% fail on Horn
  • 22% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Brake performance
      • 8.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 8.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 5.6% fail on Parking brake performance (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 5.6% fail on Rbt (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 5.6% fail on Parking brake performance (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.8% fail on Rbt
          • 2.8% fail on Service brake performance
    • 8.3% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 5.6% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 5.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 2.8% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 2.8% fail on Linkage
    • 5.6% fail on Parking brake control (11 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Lever (14 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (33 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (44 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 2.8% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 8.3% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 5.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.8% fail on Chassis
      • 2.8% fail on Chassis condition
  • 5.6% fail on Visibility
    • 2.8% fail on View to rear
      • 2.8% fail on Mirrors
    • 2.8% fail on Washers
  • 5.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 5.6% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 5.6% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.8% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 2.8% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 2.8% fail on Compression ignition
        • 2.8% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
  • 5.6% fail on Road Wheels (9 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Condition
    • 2.8% fail on Attachment
  • 2.8% fail on Steering
    • 2.8% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.8% fail on Track rod end
  • 2.8% fail on Suspension
    • 2.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.8% fail on Ball joint
  • 2.8% fail on Tyres
    • 2.8% fail on Tread depth

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