Citroen 2CV MOT Results

Registered in 1988
65.8% pass rate
from 450 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 1988 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen 2CV is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 8.9% fail on Rear fog lamp (100% worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 8.4% fail on Fog lamp (120% worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Tell tale
    • 8.2% fail on Headlamp aim (62% worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 6.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.8% fail on Side repeaters (120% worse than other 1988 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.1% fail on Tell tales (4 times worse than other 1988 cars)
        • 0.44% fail on Switch
        • 0.22% fail on All direction indicators
    • 5.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.4% fail on Front lamps (84% worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.67% fail on Rear lamps
    • 5.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.1% fail on Headlamp
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (6 times worse than other 1988 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale' (6 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (7 times worse than other 1988 cars)
        • 0.67% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale' (10 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Switch
    • 4.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.6% fail on Hazard warning
      • 1.1% fail on Lamp
      • 0.22% fail on Switch
      • 0.22% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.67% fail on Battery
    • 0.67% fail on Registration plate lamp (81% better than other 1988 cars)
    • 0.67% fail on Horn
  • 13% fail on Suspension
    • 4.2% fail on Drive shafts (110% worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Front drive shafts (120% worse than other 1988 cars)
        • 4.2% fail on Constant velocity joints (120% worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Axles (8 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on King pins (19 times worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Shock absorbers (160% worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Condition (160% worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 2.0% fail on Rear
      • 0.89% fail on Front
    • 2.2% fail on Prescribed areas (60% better than other 1988 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Component mounting
    • 0.44% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.44% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.44% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.22% fail on Condition
      • 0.22% fail on Attachment
    • 0.44% fail on Torque/reaction arms (5 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (6 times worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.22% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.22% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.22% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.22% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 9.6% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 5.1% fail on Emissions
    • 2.9% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.6% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.44% fail on Pipe
      • 0.44% fail on Cap
      • 0.44% fail on System
      • 0.22% fail on Hose
    • 0.67% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 8.9% fail on Brakes (33% better than other 1988 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.1% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.7% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.3% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.1% fail on Rear wheels (72% better than other 1988 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 2.7% fail on Parking brake (2 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Hydraulic systems (65% better than other 1988 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Components (76% better than other 1988 cars)
        • 0.67% fail on Pipes
        • 0.22% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.44% fail on Operation
      • 0.22% fail on Leaks
    • 0.67% fail on Hub components
      • 0.44% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.22% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.22% fail on Restricted movement
  • 6.9% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (96% worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Seat belts (97% worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Prescribed areas (110% worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Requirements (3 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Condition
  • 6.2% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.1% fail on Wipers
    • 2.9% fail on Washers
    • 0.89% fail on Mirrors (2 times worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Bonnet
  • 5.6% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.4% fail on Doors (170% worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Passengers front (3 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Drivers
      • 0.22% fail on Passengers other
    • 1.3% fail on Body condition
    • 0.67% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.67% fail on Chassis
    • 0.44% fail on Speedometer (6 times worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Body security
    • 0.22% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.22% fail on Load security
      • 0.22% fail on Bootlid
  • 4.2% fail on Steering
    • 4.0% fail on Steering system
      • 2.9% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.1% fail on Other components (6 times worse than other 1988 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Steering pivot point (6 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Free play
        • 0.44% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.22% fail on Steering control
      • 0.22% fail on Steering column
  • 3.8% fail on Tyres
    • 2.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.6% fail on Condition
  • 0.44% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.44% fail on Registration plate

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