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Peugeot 205 MOT Results

61.5% pass rate
from 2,164 tests in 2017
(32% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
Number of tests by age
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 pre-1990 cars and highlighted areas where the Peugeot 205 is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (30% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Headlamp aim (47% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Position lamps (50% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Front lamps (100% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.046% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.7% fail on Headlamps (39% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Headlamp (47% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.092% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.092% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.092% fail on Dipswitch
      • 0.046% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.046% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.046% fail on Matched pair
    • 4.7% fail on Registration plate lamp (74% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.6% fail on Individual lamps (55% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Side repeaters (93% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.60% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.14% fail on Tell tales
        • 0.046% fail on Switch
    • 4.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (80% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Fog lamp (93% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Tell tale
    • 2.9% fail on Horn (42% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.6% fail on Battery (110% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.23% fail on Lamp
      • 0.23% fail on Switch
    • 0.23% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.23% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 18% fail on Brakes (52% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 13% fail on Brake performance (53% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 7.6% fail on Front wheels (95% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Rear wheels (38% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Service brake performance (130% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.92% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.28% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.046% fail on Brake operation
    • 6.1% fail on Hydraulic systems (80% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Components (110% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 3.1% fail on Pipes (120% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Hoses (120% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.092% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.092% fail on Reservoirs
      • 1.0% fail on Leaks (80% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.092% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.046% fail on Operation
    • 1.1% fail on Hub components
      • 0.69% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.37% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.14% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.88% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.83% fail on Condition
      • 0.046% fail on Fitment
    • 0.74% fail on Mechanical components (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Cable (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Clevis joint
    • 0.65% fail on Restricted movement (120% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.32% fail on Pedal
        • 0.32% fail on Condition
    • 0.18% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.046% fail on Operation
      • 0.046% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
      • 0.046% fail on Components
        • 0.046% fail on Servos
      • 0.046% fail on Leaks
    • 0.046% fail on Locking devices
  • 14% fail on Suspension (48% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Drive shafts (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Front drive shafts (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 4.4% fail on Constant velocity joints (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Suspension arms (140% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (150% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.092% fail on Attachment
      • 0.046% fail on Condition
    • 3.0% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.8% fail on Component mounting (33% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Subframe mounting (73% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Spring mounting (75% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.2% fail on Front
      • 1.0% fail on Rear
    • 2.0% fail on Anti-roll bars (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.092% fail on Attachment
      • 0.046% fail on Linkage condition
    • 1.7% fail on Front suspension joints (77% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.97% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.97% fail on Condition
    • 0.46% fail on Macpherson strut (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.23% fail on Attachment
      • 0.18% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.37% fail on Radius arms (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.092% fail on Condition (10 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on General condition (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.092% fail on Condition
      • 0.092% fail on Location
    • 0.14% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.14% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.14% fail on Axles
      • 0.092% fail on Clearance (27 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Axle beam
    • 0.092% fail on Torsion bars
      • 0.092% fail on Attachment (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.092% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.092% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.092% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.046% fail on Condition
      • 0.046% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 11% fail on Driver's view of the road (49% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 7.9% fail on Washers (66% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Wipers
    • 0.42% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.28% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.046% fail on Bonnet
  • 8.7% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (50% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Emissions (93% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Exhaust system (52% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.42% fail on Pipe
      • 0.18% fail on System
      • 0.14% fail on Hose
      • 0.14% fail on Cap
    • 0.51% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 4.5% fail on Steering
    • 3.8% fail on Steering system
      • 1.9% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.2% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.42% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.28% fail on Free play
        • 0.28% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.046% fail on Other components
        • 0.046% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.51% fail on Steering operation (150% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Power steering
      • 0.046% fail on Operation
      • 0.046% fail on Rams
      • 0.046% fail on Other components
    • 0.092% fail on Steering control
      • 0.046% fail on Steering column
      • 0.046% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.046% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.046% fail on Locking devices
  • 3.9% fail on Tyres (77% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Condition (62% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Tread depth (100% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Size/type
    • 0.092% fail on Valve stem
  • 2.7% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.7% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.9% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.37% fail on Condition
      • 0.32% fail on Requirements
      • 0.092% fail on Attachment
      • 0.046% fail on Installation check
        • 0.046% fail on Anchorage's
  • 2.6% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.0% fail on Seats
      • 0.79% fail on Drivers
      • 0.42% fail on Passengers
    • 0.79% fail on Doors
      • 0.46% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.18% fail on Drivers
      • 0.14% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.42% fail on Vehicle structure (61% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Chassis (61% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Body condition (76% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.092% fail on Body security
    • 0.046% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.046% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.046% fail on Load security
      • 0.046% fail on Bootlid
    • 0.046% fail on Spare wheel
  • 1.2% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate
    • 0.046% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.23% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.23% fail on Attachment