Citroen 2CV MOT Results

Registered in 1987
67.9% pass rate
from 651 tests in 2020
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 1987 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen 2CV is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 6.1% fail on Direction indicators (74% worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Flashing type (74% worse than other 1987 cars)
        • 3.1% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 2.6% fail on Side repeaters
        • 1.1% fail on All direction indicators
    • 6.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (65% worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (65% worse than other 1987 cars)
        • 6.0% fail on Rear fog lamp (70% worse than other 1987 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Switch
    • 5.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.9% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.15% fail on Dipswitch
    • 4.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.15% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.8% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.31% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.7% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.4% fail on Horn
      • 0.15% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.15% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 1.1% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.92% fail on Main beam tell-tale (2 times worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.46% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.46% fail on Switch
    • 0.31% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (79% better than other 1987 cars)
  • 9.2% fail on Brakes
    • 7.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (73% worse than other 1987 cars)
        • 4.5% fail on Rbt (sp) (75% worse than other 1987 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.15% fail on Gradient tester (sp)
      • 2.0% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 2.0% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.7% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.31% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt
          • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.46% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.15% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.15% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt
          • 0.92% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.15% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.15% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.2% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.92% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.61% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (2 times worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.61% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.31% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.31% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.15% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.15% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.15% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.15% fail on Clevis joint
    • 0.46% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.31% fail on Pedal
      • 0.15% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.46% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.46% fail on Lever
  • 9.1% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 2.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.5% fail on Transmission
      • 1.8% fail on Drive shafts
        • 1.8% fail on Joints
      • 0.61% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.61% fail on Joints
    • 1.8% fail on Doors (190% worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Front passenger's door (2 times worse than other 1987 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Door condition (2 times worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.61% fail on Door condition (2 times worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.15% fail on Door condition
    • 1.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.1% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.46% fail on Pipe
      • 0.46% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.15% fail on Hose
    • 0.77% fail on Body
      • 0.31% fail on Panel
      • 0.15% fail on Body condition
      • 0.15% fail on Mounting fixings
      • 0.15% fail on Other body component
    • 0.61% fail on Chassis
      • 0.61% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.61% fail on Seats
      • 0.46% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.15% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.31% fail on Floor
    • 0.15% fail on Towbar
      • 0.15% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.15% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.15% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 8.8% fail on Suspension
    • 3.2% fail on Axles (6 times worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on King pins (14 times worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 2.8% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.4% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (63% better than other 1987 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Other suspension component
      • 1.2% fail on Pins and bushes (6 times worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.46% fail on Suspension arms (79% better than other 1987 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.15% fail on Suspension arm
  • 6.6% fail on Visibility
    • 4.8% fail on Washers
    • 2.2% fail on Wipers
    • 0.15% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.15% fail on Bonnet
  • 6.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 6.3% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 6.1% fail on Spark ignition
        • 5.4% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.61% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.15% fail on Catalyst emissions
      • 0.15% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.15% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 0.31% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.31% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 3.7% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (73% worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Seat belts (73% worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Prescribed areas (110% worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Attachment (5 times worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Condition
  • 2.5% fail on Tyres
    • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.15% fail on Size/type
  • 1.8% fail on Steering (57% better than other 1987 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.4% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.15% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.15% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.15% fail on Steering play
      • 0.15% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.77% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.77% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.31% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.31% fail on Condition (8 times worse than other 1987 cars)

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