Citroen 2CV MOT Results

Registered in 1985
63.9% pass rate
from 285 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 1985 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen 2CV is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (46% worse than other 1985 cars)
    • 9.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (130% worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 9.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (130% worse than other 1985 cars)
        • 8.8% fail on Rear fog lamp (140% worse than other 1985 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Switch
    • 6.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 6.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 6.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 6.3% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.35% fail on Dipswitch
    • 3.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.8% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.70% fail on All direction indicators
    • 3.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.8% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.35% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.4% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 1.4% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 1.1% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.70% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.35% fail on Horn
    • 0.35% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 12% fail on Suspension
    • 3.9% fail on Axles (5 times worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on King pins (24 times worse than other 1985 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 2.5% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.8% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.4% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.1% fail on Other suspension component
      • 1.1% fail on Pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 1985 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Springs
      • 0.35% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.35% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.35% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 11% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 3.9% fail on Transmission (140% worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 1985 cars)
        • 3.5% fail on Joints (2 times worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.35% fail on Joints
    • 2.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.1% fail on Doors
      • 1.4% fail on Front passenger's door (2 times worse than other 1985 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Door condition (3 times worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.35% fail on Door condition
      • 0.35% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.35% fail on Door condition
    • 1.4% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.4% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.4% fail on Body
      • 0.70% fail on Panel
      • 0.70% fail on Other body component
    • 1.1% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.70% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.35% fail on Pipe
    • 0.70% fail on Chassis
      • 0.70% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.35% fail on Load security
      • 0.35% fail on Access panel
    • 0.35% fail on Floor
  • 9.8% fail on Brakes
    • 8.1% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.2% fail on Service brake performance
        • 4.2% fail on Rbt
          • 3.5% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 3.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.2% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 2.1% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 2.1% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 2.1% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.70% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.70% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.70% fail on Rbt
          • 0.70% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.35% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.1% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.70% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.70% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.35% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.35% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.70% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.70% fail on Pedal
    • 0.70% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.70% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.35% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.35% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
  • 4.6% fail on Steering
    • 3.9% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 3.5% fail on Track rod end (140% worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.35% fail on Other components
        • 0.35% fail on Steering linkage
    • 0.35% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.35% fail on Steering column
  • 4.6% fail on Visibility
    • 2.5% fail on Wipers
    • 2.5% fail on Washers
    • 0.35% fail on Bonnet
  • 4.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 4.2% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.5% fail on Prescribed areas (170% worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
  • 3.9% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 3.9% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.9% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.8% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.70% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.35% fail on Catalyst emissions
      • 0.35% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.35% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
  • 2.5% fail on Tyres
    • 1.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.1% fail on Condition
  • 0.70% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.70% fail on Attachment
  • 0.35% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.35% fail on Registration plates

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