Citroen 2CV MOT Results

Registered in 1983
65.0% pass rate
from 160 tests in 2020
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 1983 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen 2CV is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 7.5% fail on Headlamps (120% worse than other 1983 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.63% fail on Dipswitch
      • 0.63% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 5.0% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 5.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 5.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 4.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.63% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.5% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.63% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.9% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (4 times worse than other 1983 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (4 times worse than other 1983 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.9% fail on Horn
    • 1.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.63% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.63% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.63% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 12% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 7.5% fail on Transmission (4 times worse than other 1983 cars)
      • 7.5% fail on Drive shafts (4 times worse than other 1983 cars)
        • 7.5% fail on Joints (4 times worse than other 1983 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.9% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.9% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.9% fail on Floor (7 times worse than other 1983 cars)
    • 0.63% fail on Body
      • 0.63% fail on Panel
    • 0.63% fail on Seats
      • 0.63% fail on Driver's seat
  • 11% fail on Suspension
    • 5.0% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 2.5% fail on Axles (6 times worse than other 1983 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on King pins (23 times worse than other 1983 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.9% fail on Pins and bushes (6 times worse than other 1983 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Ball joint
    • 2.5% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.63% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.63% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.63% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.63% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 10% fail on Brakes
    • 6.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.8% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 3.8% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 3.1% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.63% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.5% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.5% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.3% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt
          • 0.63% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.63% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.63% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.63% fail on Rbt
          • 0.63% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 1.9% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.9% fail on Brake discs and drums (5 times worse than other 1983 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Brake discs (6 times worse than other 1983 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 1.3% fail on Pedal
    • 1.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.3% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 1.3% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (7 times worse than other 1983 cars)
  • 7.5% fail on Visibility
    • 5.0% fail on Washers
    • 2.5% fail on Wipers
  • 5.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (180% worse than other 1983 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Seat belts (180% worse than other 1983 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 1983 cars)
  • 5.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 5.0% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 5.0% fail on Spark ignition
        • 4.4% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.63% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 3.1% fail on Steering
    • 1.9% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.9% fail on Track rod end
    • 1.3% fail on Steering column (7 times worse than other 1983 cars)
  • 2.5% fail on Tyres
    • 1.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.63% fail on Size/type
    • 0.63% fail on Condition
  • 0.63% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.63% fail on Registration plates

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