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Peugeot 305 MOT Results

54.0% pass rate
from 50 tests in 2020
(71% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
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 305 is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Visibility (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 12% fail on Washers
    • 6.0% fail on Wipers
    • 2.0% fail on Condition of glass
      • 2.0% fail on Windscreen
    • 2.0% fail on View to rear
      • 2.0% fail on Mirrors
  • 18% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 8.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.0% fail on Headlamp
      • 2.0% fail on Dipswitch
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 4.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.0% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 4.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 4.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 4.0% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 2.0% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 2.0% fail on Horn
    • 2.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.0% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.0% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 2.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 18% fail on Body, chassis, structure (160% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 8.0% fail on Exhaust system (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Transmission (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Drive shafts (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 6.0% fail on Joints (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 2.0% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 2.0% fail on Fuel system
      • 2.0% fail on Pipe
    • 2.0% fail on Doors
      • 2.0% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 2.0% fail on Door condition
  • 14% fail on Brakes
    • 14% fail on Brake performance
      • 12% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 12% fail on Rbt (sp) (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 8.0% fail on Service brake performance (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 6.0% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 10% fail on Service brake performance
        • 10% fail on Rbt
          • 8.0% fail on Service brake performance
          • 2.0% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 2.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 2.0% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.0% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 2.0% fail on Brake discs
  • 14% fail on Suspension
    • 8.0% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 4.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.0% fail on Suspension arm
      • 2.0% fail on Ball joint
    • 4.0% fail on Other suspension component (6 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Ball joint (21 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 2.0% fail on Sub-frames
      • 2.0% fail on Sub-frame
  • 8.0% fail on Identification of the vehicle (10 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 8.0% fail on Registration plates (11 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
  • 8.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 8.0% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 6.0% fail on Spark ignition
        • 4.0% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 2.0% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 2.0% fail on Compression ignition
        • 2.0% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 4.0% fail on Tyres
    • 2.0% fail on Condition
    • 2.0% fail on Tread depth
  • 2.0% fail on Steering
    • 2.0% fail on Steering gear
      • 2.0% fail on Steering rack
    • 2.0% fail on Power steering
      • 2.0% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 2.0% fail on Road Wheels
    • 2.0% fail on Attachment