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Peugeot 309 MOT Results

62.8% pass rate
from 172 tests in 2020
(42% 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 309 is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Brakes (110% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 16% fail on Brake performance (130% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 9.3% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 9.3% fail on Rbt (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 8.1% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake imbalance (63% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 8.1% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (170% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 8.1% fail on Rbt (sp) (180% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 5.8% fail on Service brake imbalance (180% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 5.2% fail on Service brake performance (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (110% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 5.8% fail on Rbt (sp) (120% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Parking brake performance (100% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Rbt (110% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 1.7% fail on Parking brake performance (120% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 0.58% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.58% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.8% fail on Rigid brake pipes (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Pedal (190% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Hand lever
    • 1.7% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (9 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Mechanical brake components (88% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (8 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Cable (14 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.58% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.2% fail on Hydraulic systems (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Brake fluid (8 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.58% fail on Servos
    • 0.58% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.58% fail on Lever
  • 15% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (19% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Electrical equipment (140% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Horn (160% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Battery(ies) (200% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim (3.7% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim (11% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Stop lamp (36% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamps (0.15% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp (4.3% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (77% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Direction indicators (56% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Flashing type (56% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.58% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.58% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 1.2% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (53% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp (53% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp (51% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.58% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.58% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.58% fail on Switch
  • 12% fail on Body, chassis, structure (75% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Transmission (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Drive shafts (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 4.7% fail on Joints (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.58% fail on Joints
      • 0.58% fail on Belts
    • 2.9% fail on Fuel system (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Pipe (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Exhaust system (42% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Doors (140% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Front passenger's door (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Door condition (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.58% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.58% fail on Chassis
      • 0.58% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.58% fail on Seats
      • 0.58% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 9.9% fail on Suspension (27% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (59% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Wheel bearings (24% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Suspension arms (5.1% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.58% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.58% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.2% fail on Springs (70% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Coil springs (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Coil spring (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Mounting (24 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Shock absorbers (83% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.58% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.58% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.58% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 9.3% fail on Visibility (49% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Washers (53% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Wipers (43% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
  • 3.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (16% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Exhaust emissions (20% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Spark ignition (14% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Non catalyst emissions (36% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Emissions not tested (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.58% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 0.58% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.58% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 2.3% fail on Steering (38% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Steering linkage components (12% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Track rod end (42% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.58% fail on Steering rack
  • 1.7% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (6.6% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Seat belts (6.8% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Prescribed areas (11% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Condition
  • 1.2% fail on Tyres (17% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Tread depth (84% worse than other pre-1990 cars)