Citroen 2CV MOT Results

Registered in 1986
62.3% pass rate
from 478 tests in 2020
(20% worse than other 1986 cars)
Pass rate by mileage
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 1986 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen 2CV is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (33% worse than other 1986 cars)
    • 8.4% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (99% worse than other 1986 cars)
      • 8.4% fail on Rear fog lamp (100% worse than other 1986 cars)
        • 7.9% fail on Rear fog lamp (100% worse than other 1986 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Switch
    • 6.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 5.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.63% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 5.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 5.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.6% fail on Side repeaters (170% worse than other 1986 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.42% fail on All direction indicators
    • 4.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.0% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.21% fail on Dipswitch
      • 0.21% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 3.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.7% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.42% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.5% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.7% fail on Horn
      • 0.63% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.21% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 2.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.3% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (160% worse than other 1986 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Main beam tell-tale (3 times worse than other 1986 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.42% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 10% fail on Suspension
    • 4.2% fail on Axles (6 times worse than other 1986 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on King pins (18 times worse than other 1986 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
      • 0.21% fail on Stub axle
      • 0.21% fail on Swivel joints/housing
    • 2.3% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.9% fail on Other suspension component (200% worse than other 1986 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Pins and bushes (8 times worse than other 1986 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.7% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.3% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.21% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.63% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (80% better than other 1986 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.21% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.21% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.21% fail on Suspension unit
  • 10% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 4.0% fail on Transmission (150% worse than other 1986 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 1986 cars)
        • 3.8% fail on Joints (2 times worse than other 1986 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.21% fail on Joints
    • 3.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.5% fail on Doors
      • 1.3% fail on Front passenger's door (2 times worse than other 1986 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Door condition
        • 0.21% fail on Catch
      • 0.21% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.21% fail on Door condition
    • 0.84% fail on Seats
      • 0.42% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.42% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.42% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.42% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.42% fail on Body
      • 0.21% fail on Mounting fixings
      • 0.21% fail on Other body component
    • 0.21% fail on Chassis
      • 0.21% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.21% fail on Towbar
      • 0.21% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.21% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.21% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.21% fail on Floor
    • 0.21% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.21% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 10% fail on Brakes
    • 7.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.0% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.8% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.21% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 2.5% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.5% fail on Rbt
          • 2.1% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.42% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.3% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 2.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 2.1% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.63% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.84% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.84% fail on Rbt
          • 0.42% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.42% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.21% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.5% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.84% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.84% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.63% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.63% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.63% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.63% fail on Lever
    • 0.21% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.21% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.21% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
  • 6.9% fail on Visibility
    • 3.8% fail on Washers
    • 3.1% fail on Wipers
    • 0.21% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.21% fail on View to rear
      • 0.21% fail on Mirrors
  • 6.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (2 times worse than other 1986 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Seat belts (2 times worse than other 1986 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 1986 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Attachment
      • 0.21% fail on Condition
  • 4.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 3.8% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.6% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.1% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.21% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.21% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.21% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.21% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 0.63% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.42% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.21% fail on Other leaks
  • 2.7% fail on Tyres
    • 1.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.0% fail on Condition
  • 1.9% fail on Steering (57% better than other 1986 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.0% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.21% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.63% fail on Steering column (3 times worse than other 1986 cars)
  • 0.84% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.84% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.63% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.63% fail on Condition (15 times worse than other 1986 cars)
  • 0.21% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.21% fail on Speedometer

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