Citroen 2CV MOT Results

Registered in 1988
66.7% pass rate
from 432 tests in 2020
(7.3% worse than other 1988 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 1988 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen 2CV is unusually good or bad.

  • 17% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (17% worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Headlamps (78% worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Headlamp (70% worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Dipswitch (4 times worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (52% worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (52% worse than other 1988 cars)
        • 5.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (59% worse than other 1988 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Switch
    • 4.2% fail on Direction indicators (20% worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Flashing type (20% worse than other 1988 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Individual direction indicators (61% worse than other 1988 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Side repeaters (12% better than other 1988 cars)
        • 0.46% fail on All direction indicators (1.6% better than other 1988 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Stop lamp (43% worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim (8.9% better than other 1988 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim (9.6% better than other 1988 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (75% worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (130% worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Main beam tell-tale (4 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (17% worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Hazard warning (68% worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Switch (68% worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.23% fail on Horn
  • 9.7% fail on Suspension (0.11% better than other 1988 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Axles (4 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on King pins (16 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Swivel pins and bushes (150% worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Stub axle
    • 2.1% fail on Wheel bearings (20% worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Other suspension component (2 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Pins and bushes (9 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Ball joint (120% worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Other suspension component
    • 1.6% fail on Shock absorbers (94% worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (58% better than other 1988 cars)
    • 0.93% fail on Suspension arms (61% better than other 1988 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Pins and bushes (19% worse than other 1988 cars)
  • 7.6% fail on Brakes (26% better than other 1988 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Brake performance (17% better than other 1988 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (15% worse than other 1988 cars)
        • 3.5% fail on Rbt (sp) (26% worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (31% better than other 1988 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Rbt (sp) (28% better than other 1988 cars)
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake imbalance (29% better than other 1988 cars)
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance (19% better than other 1988 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance (52% better than other 1988 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt (51% better than other 1988 cars)
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance (43% better than other 1988 cars)
          • 0.46% fail on Service brake imbalance (44% better than other 1988 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance (11% worse than other 1988 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt (15% worse than other 1988 cars)
          • 0.93% fail on Parking brake performance (7.3% better than other 1988 cars)
          • 0.46% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (140% worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Brake performance not tested (11% better than other 1988 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Parking brake control (180% worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Lever (180% worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 0.93% fail on Rigid brake pipes (37% better than other 1988 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (44% worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (150% worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Mechanical brake components (60% better than other 1988 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.23% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.23% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.23% fail on Lever
    • 0.23% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.23% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.23% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
  • 7.6% fail on Body, chassis, structure (9.9% better than other 1988 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Transmission (27% worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Drive shafts (58% worse than other 1988 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Joints (63% worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Doors (2 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Front passenger's door (3 times worse than other 1988 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Door condition (3 times worse than other 1988 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Catch
      • 0.46% fail on Other passenger's door (150% worse than other 1988 cars)
        • 0.46% fail on Door condition (170% worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure (15% better than other 1988 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (14% better than other 1988 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Exhaust system (50% better than other 1988 cars)
    • 0.93% fail on Chassis (32% better than other 1988 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Chassis condition (31% better than other 1988 cars)
    • 0.93% fail on Fuel system (19% worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (3 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Pipe
    • 0.69% fail on Body (62% worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Mounting fixings (8 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Panel
    • 0.46% fail on Towbar (56% worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Other towbar components
      • 0.23% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.23% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.23% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.23% fail on Seats
      • 0.23% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.23% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.23% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 6.5% fail on Visibility (4.4% better than other 1988 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Washers (3.8% worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Wipers (12% better than other 1988 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.23% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.23% fail on View to rear
      • 0.23% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (13% worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Exhaust emissions (23% worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Spark ignition (32% worse than other 1988 cars)
        • 5.1% fail on Non catalyst emissions (53% worse than other 1988 cars)
        • 0.46% fail on Emissions not tested (23% better than other 1988 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.23% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 3.0% fail on Tyres (49% worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Tread depth (120% worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 0.93% fail on Condition (9.6% better than other 1988 cars)
  • 2.1% fail on Steering (50% better than other 1988 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Steering linkage components (38% better than other 1988 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Track rod end (24% better than other 1988 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.23% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.46% fail on Steering column (2 times worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 2.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (0.94% worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Seat belts (0.94% worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Prescribed areas (27% worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Requirements
  • 0.69% fail on Identification of the vehicle (21% better than other 1988 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Registration plates (18% better than other 1988 cars)
  • 0.46% fail on Road Wheels (65% worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Condition
    • 0.23% fail on Attachment
  • 0.23% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.23% fail on Speedometer

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