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Peugeot 309 MOT Results

60.9% pass rate
from 235 tests in 2017
(34% 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 309 is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 8.1% fail on Headlamp aim (85% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.8% fail on Rear lamps (160% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Front lamps
    • 4.3% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.4% fail on Horn
    • 2.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.85% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.85% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.85% fail on Side repeaters
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.7% fail on Battery
    • 1.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.7% fail on Fog lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.85% fail on Switch
      • 0.43% fail on Lamp
  • 17% fail on Brakes (50% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 13% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.0% fail on Front wheels
      • 6.0% fail on Rear wheels
      • 5.5% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.6% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.43% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 5.1% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 3.8% fail on Components
        • 2.1% fail on Pipes
        • 2.1% fail on Hoses
      • 0.85% fail on Operation
      • 0.85% fail on Leaks
    • 2.1% fail on Hub components
      • 0.85% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.43% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.43% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.43% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.85% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.43% fail on Fitment
      • 0.43% fail on Condition
    • 0.85% fail on Restricted movement
  • 15% fail on Suspension (53% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 4.3% fail on Component mounting
      • 1.7% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.43% fail on Spring mounting
    • 4.3% fail on Drive shafts (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Front drive shafts (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 4.3% fail on Constant velocity joints (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.85% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.43% fail on Attachment
    • 1.3% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.85% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.43% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.3% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.3% fail on Front
    • 1.3% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.85% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.85% fail on Condition
    • 0.43% fail on General condition
    • 0.43% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.43% fail on Condition
    • 0.43% fail on Axles
      • 0.43% fail on Axle beam
  • 8.1% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.0% fail on Emissions
    • 1.3% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.85% fail on System
      • 0.43% fail on Pipe
    • 0.43% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 8.1% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.0% fail on Washers
    • 3.4% fail on Wipers
  • 3.4% fail on Steering
    • 3.0% fail on Steering system
      • 2.1% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.85% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.43% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.43% fail on Power steering
      • 0.43% fail on Operation
  • 3.4% fail on Tyres
    • 2.1% fail on Condition
    • 1.7% fail on Tread depth
  • 3.4% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.7% fail on Body condition
    • 1.3% fail on Doors
      • 0.85% fail on Passengers other (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Drivers
    • 0.85% fail on Seats
      • 0.85% fail on Drivers
  • 3.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.0% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.0% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.7% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plate