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Peugeot 309 MOT Results

67.9% pass rate
from 218 tests in 2020
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.

  • 12% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.6% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 2.8% fail on Horn
      • 1.4% fail on Electrical wiring (7 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 2.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.8% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.92% fail on All position lamps (6 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.8% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.46% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.92% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.92% fail on Switch
  • 9.6% fail on Brakes
    • 7.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.0% fail on Service brake performance
        • 5.0% fail on Rbt
          • 4.1% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.92% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.46% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.46% fail on Service brake performance
      • 3.7% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 3.7% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 2.8% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.92% fail on Service brake performance
      • 3.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.2% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt
          • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.46% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.4% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.46% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.46% fail on Pedal
    • 0.46% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.46% fail on Lever
    • 0.46% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.46% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 7.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 4.6% fail on Transmission (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 4.1% fail on Joints (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.46% fail on Joints
    • 0.92% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.92% fail on Seats
      • 0.92% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.46% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.46% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.46% fail on Hose
    • 0.46% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.46% fail on Doors
      • 0.46% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.46% fail on Door condition
  • 6.4% fail on Suspension
    • 3.7% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.46% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.46% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.46% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.92% fail on Macpherson strut (6 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.46% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.46% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.46% fail on Springs
      • 0.46% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.46% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.46% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.46% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.46% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 6.0% fail on Visibility
    • 4.1% fail on Washers
    • 1.8% fail on Wipers
    • 0.46% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.46% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.46% fail on Windscreen
  • 4.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 4.1% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 4.1% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.7% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.46% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 3.7% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 3.7% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.8% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.46% fail on Attachment
      • 0.46% fail on Condition
  • 3.2% fail on Tyres
    • 1.8% fail on Condition
    • 1.4% fail on Tread depth
  • 1.4% fail on Steering
    • 0.92% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.92% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.46% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.46% fail on Operation