Citroen 2CV MOT Results

Registered in 1985
59.9% pass rate
from 242 tests in 2017
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.

  • 25% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 9.9% fail on Position lamps (110% worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Front lamps
      • 4.1% fail on Rear lamps
      • 1.7% fail on All position lamps (3 times worse than other 1985 cars)
    • 7.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.8% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 5.8% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.41% fail on Tell tale
    • 5.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 5.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.1% fail on All direction indicators
        • 2.1% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.7% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.83% fail on Tell tales
        • 0.41% fail on Switch
    • 5.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.83% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.83% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.41% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.41% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.41% fail on Dipswitch
    • 5.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.83% fail on Switch
      • 0.41% fail on Lamp
    • 0.41% fail on Battery
    • 0.41% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.41% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.41% fail on Horn
  • 15% fail on Suspension
    • 5.0% fail on Axles (8 times worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on King pins (18 times worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Stub axle
    • 3.7% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 2.1% fail on Front
      • 1.7% fail on Rear
    • 3.7% fail on Drive shafts
      • 3.7% fail on Front drive shafts (170% worse than other 1985 cars)
        • 3.7% fail on Constant velocity joints (170% worse than other 1985 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.5% fail on Condition
    • 2.1% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 2.1% fail on Component mounting
    • 1.2% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.41% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.41% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.41% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.41% fail on Condition
  • 9.9% fail on Brakes
    • 8.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.5% fail on Front wheels
      • 4.1% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 3.3% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.7% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.41% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 1.2% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.83% fail on Components
        • 0.83% fail on Pipes
      • 0.83% fail on Leaks
      • 0.41% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.83% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.83% fail on Condition
    • 0.41% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.41% fail on Pedal
        • 0.41% fail on Condition
    • 0.41% fail on Hub components
      • 0.41% fail on Brake discs
  • 7.4% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 3.3% fail on Emissions
    • 2.9% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.7% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.83% fail on Cap
      • 0.41% fail on Hose
      • 0.41% fail on System
  • 6.6% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.3% fail on Washers
    • 2.9% fail on Wipers
    • 0.41% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.41% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.4% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 5.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 4.5% fail on Prescribed areas (130% worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Condition
  • 3.7% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.7% fail on Body condition
    • 1.2% fail on Doors
      • 1.2% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.41% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.41% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.41% fail on Body security
  • 2.9% fail on Steering
    • 2.9% fail on Steering system
      • 1.7% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.83% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.41% fail on Free play
        • 0.41% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.41% fail on Other components
        • 0.41% fail on Steering pivot point
  • 2.1% fail on Tyres
    • 0.83% fail on Condition
    • 0.83% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.41% fail on Size/type
  • 0.41% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.41% fail on Condition
  • 0.41% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.41% fail on Registration plate

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