Citroen 2CV MOT Results

Registered in 1987
60.9% pass rate
from 557 tests in 2017
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.

  • 26% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (29% worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 8.8% fail on Rear fog lamp (82% worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 8.6% fail on Fog lamp (95% worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Tell tale
    • 7.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 7.4% fail on Direction indicators (62% worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 7.4% fail on Flashing type (62% worse than other 1987 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Side repeaters
        • 2.9% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.90% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.90% fail on Tell tales (2 times worse than other 1987 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Switch
    • 6.5% fail on Headlamps (73% worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.54% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.54% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.36% fail on Switch
      • 0.36% fail on Dipswitch
      • 0.18% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.18% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 5.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.1% fail on Front lamps
      • 2.7% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.36% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.0% fail on Horn
    • 1.4% fail on Hazard warning
      • 1.4% fail on Lamp
      • 0.18% fail on Tell tale
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate lamp (61% better than other 1987 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.36% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.18% fail on Battery
  • 15% fail on Suspension
    • 4.3% fail on Axles (5 times worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on King pins (15 times worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 3.8% fail on Component mounting
    • 3.4% fail on Drive shafts (110% worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Front drive shafts (120% worse than other 1987 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Constant velocity joints (120% worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.18% fail on Drive shafts
    • 3.1% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.8% fail on Front
      • 1.6% fail on Rear
    • 0.90% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.90% fail on Condition
    • 0.36% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.36% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.36% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.18% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.18% fail on Location
    • 0.18% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.18% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.18% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.18% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 9.5% fail on Brakes
    • 6.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.2% fail on Front wheels
      • 2.3% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.2% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.54% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.36% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.18% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.6% fail on Hydraulic systems (62% better than other 1987 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Components (59% better than other 1987 cars)
        • 0.90% fail on Pipes
        • 0.36% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.18% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.18% fail on Leaks
    • 1.3% fail on Hub components
      • 0.72% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.36% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.18% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.90% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.90% fail on Condition
    • 0.54% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.54% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
    • 0.36% fail on Restricted movement
  • 8.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 5.2% fail on Emissions
    • 3.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.6% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.90% fail on Pipe
      • 0.54% fail on System
      • 0.18% fail on Hose
      • 0.18% fail on Cap
    • 0.18% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 7.2% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (140% worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 7.2% fail on Seat belts (140% worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 6.6% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Condition
      • 0.18% fail on Requirements
      • 0.18% fail on Attachment
  • 5.9% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.5% fail on Body condition
    • 2.0% fail on Doors (140% worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Passengers front (3 times worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.18% fail on Drivers
    • 0.90% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.90% fail on Chassis
    • 0.90% fail on Seats
      • 0.72% fail on Passengers
      • 0.18% fail on Drivers
    • 0.18% fail on Speedometer
  • 5.4% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.7% fail on Washers
    • 2.5% fail on Wipers
    • 0.18% fail on Windscreen
  • 4.1% fail on Steering
    • 3.8% fail on Steering system
      • 2.9% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.54% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.36% fail on Free play
        • 0.36% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.36% fail on Other components
        • 0.36% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.18% fail on Steering control
      • 0.18% fail on Steering column
    • 0.18% fail on Steering operation
  • 2.9% fail on Tyres
    • 1.4% fail on Condition
    • 1.4% fail on Tread depth
  • 0.72% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.72% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.36% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.36% fail on Condition

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