Citroen 2CV MOT Results

Registered in 1988
64.3% pass rate
from 526 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 1988 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen 2CV is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (41% worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 9.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (150% worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 9.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (150% worse than other 1988 cars)
        • 8.9% fail on Rear fog lamp (150% worse than other 1988 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Switch
    • 5.9% fail on Direction indicators (69% worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Flashing type (69% worse than other 1988 cars)
        • 3.8% fail on Side repeaters (150% worse than other 1988 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.38% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.19% fail on Switch
    • 5.3% fail on Headlamps (66% worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Headlamp (66% worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Dipswitch
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.57% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.0% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (3 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Main beam tell-tale (7 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 2.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.5% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.19% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.5% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.95% fail on Horn
      • 0.38% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.19% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 1.1% fail on Hazard warning
      • 1.1% fail on Switch
    • 0.76% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.19% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 10% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 3.4% fail on Transmission
      • 3.4% fail on Drive shafts (95% worse than other 1988 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on Joints (100% worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.3% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.76% fail on Pipe
      • 0.57% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 1.3% fail on Doors
      • 1.1% fail on Front passenger's door (2 times worse than other 1988 cars)
        • 0.95% fail on Door condition
        • 0.19% fail on Hinge
      • 0.19% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.19% fail on Door condition
    • 1.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.95% fail on Chassis
      • 0.95% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.57% fail on Seats
      • 0.57% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.38% fail on Body
      • 0.19% fail on Mounting fixings
      • 0.19% fail on Other body component
    • 0.19% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.19% fail on Towbar
      • 0.19% fail on Vehicle structure
  • 9.3% fail on Suspension
    • 2.9% fail on Axles (5 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on King pins (19 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Stub axle
    • 2.9% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.9% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.7% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (56% better than other 1988 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.76% fail on Pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Suspension arms (82% better than other 1988 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.19% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.19% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.19% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.19% fail on Other components
  • 7.4% fail on Visibility
    • 4.2% fail on Washers
    • 3.4% fail on Wipers
    • 0.57% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.38% fail on Driver's view
  • 6.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 6.3% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 6.1% fail on Spark ignition
        • 5.1% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.95% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.19% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.19% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 0.76% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.57% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.19% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.19% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.19% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 6.3% fail on Brakes (39% better than other 1988 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.2% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.9% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.95% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.76% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.19% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 1.7% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.57% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.76% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.76% fail on Rbt
          • 0.38% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.38% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
    • 1.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.38% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.19% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.19% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.19% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.19% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.19% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.19% fail on Lever
    • 0.19% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.19% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.19% fail on Brake pads
  • 4.8% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (100% worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Seat belts (100% worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Prescribed areas (140% worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Condition
      • 0.19% fail on Attachment
  • 3.6% fail on Tyres
    • 2.7% fail on Tread depth (170% worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 0.95% fail on Condition
  • 3.4% fail on Steering
    • 2.9% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.5% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.19% fail on Intermediate drop arm
      • 0.19% fail on Other components
        • 0.19% fail on Steering component
    • 0.19% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.19% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.19% fail on Steering column
    • 0.19% fail on Steering play
      • 0.19% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.76% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.57% fail on Registration plates
    • 0.19% fail on Vehicle Identification Number

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