Citroen 2CV MOT Results

Registered in 1989
67.4% pass rate
from 307 tests in 2020
(8.1% worse than other 1989 cars)
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 1989 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen 2CV is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (29% worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (110% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 6.8% fail on Rear fog lamp (110% worse than other 1989 cars)
        • 6.8% fail on Rear fog lamp (120% worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Direction indicators (85% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Flashing type (85% worse than other 1989 cars)
        • 3.6% fail on Individual direction indicators (96% worse than other 1989 cars)
        • 3.3% fail on Side repeaters (130% worse than other 1989 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on All direction indicators
    • 5.9% fail on Headlamp aim (48% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Headlamp aim (58% worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Stop lamp (33% worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamps (28% better than other 1989 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp (35% better than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Dipswitch
    • 2.0% fail on Electrical equipment (14% better than other 1989 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Horn (10% better than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.33% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 1.6% fail on Hazard warning (3 times worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Switch (3 times worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (2 times worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Main beam tell-tale (5 times worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.65% fail on Position lamps (190% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.33% fail on Switch
  • 10% fail on Suspension (7.8% worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Axles (8 times worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on King pins (34 times worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.98% fail on Swivel pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Wheel bearings (88% worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Shock absorbers (180% worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (57% better than other 1989 cars)
    • 0.65% fail on Suspension arms (73% better than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.33% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.33% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.33% fail on Suspension rod
  • 9.1% fail on Brakes (13% better than other 1989 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Brake performance (8.7% better than other 1989 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (13% better than other 1989 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Rbt (sp) (6.2% better than other 1989 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (38% better than other 1989 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt (sp) (46% better than other 1989 cars)
          • 0.98% fail on Service brake imbalance (54% better than other 1989 cars)
          • 0.65% fail on Service brake performance (51% better than other 1989 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.33% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance (33% worse than other 1989 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt (10% worse than other 1989 cars)
          • 0.65% fail on Parking brake performance (35% better than other 1989 cars)
          • 0.65% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (2 times worse than other 1989 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.33% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 1.3% fail on Service brake performance (60% better than other 1989 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt (58% better than other 1989 cars)
          • 0.98% fail on Service brake performance (64% better than other 1989 cars)
          • 0.33% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.65% fail on Brake performance not tested (110% worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Mechanical brake components (120% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Brake discs and drums (2 times worse than other 1989 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Brake discs (2 times worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Brake linings and pads (110% worse than other 1989 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Brake pads (120% worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes (24% better than other 1989 cars)
    • 0.65% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (170% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.33% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.33% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.33% fail on Lever
  • 9.1% fail on Body, chassis, structure (3.0% worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Transmission (13% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Drive shafts (18% worse than other 1989 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Joints (20% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.33% fail on Joints
    • 2.0% fail on Chassis (77% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Chassis condition (79% worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Exhaust system (26% better than other 1989 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Integral vehicle structure (13% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (15% worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 0.98% fail on Body (180% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Panel (2 times worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Other body component
    • 0.98% fail on Doors (44% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.33% fail on Hinge
      • 0.33% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.33% fail on Door condition
      • 0.33% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.33% fail on Hinge
    • 0.98% fail on Seats (18% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Passenger's seat (59% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.65% fail on Fuel system (18% better than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Pipe
      • 0.33% fail on System
    • 0.33% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.33% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.33% fail on Cabs
      • 0.33% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 5.9% fail on Visibility (11% better than other 1989 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Washers (16% worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Wipers (46% better than other 1989 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on View to rear
      • 0.33% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.9% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (130% worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Seat belts (130% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.98% fail on Condition (67% worse than other 1989 cars)
  • 4.9% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (6.7% better than other 1989 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Exhaust emissions (3.2% better than other 1989 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Spark ignition (7.0% worse than other 1989 cars)
        • 4.2% fail on Non catalyst emissions (26% worse than other 1989 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.33% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.33% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 0.33% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.33% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 3.3% fail on Tyres (78% worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Tread depth (180% worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Condition (68% worse than other 1989 cars)
  • 1.6% fail on Steering (61% better than other 1989 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Steering linkage components (44% better than other 1989 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Track rod end (16% better than other 1989 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Steering column
  • 0.65% fail on Identification of the vehicle (11% better than other 1989 cars)
    • 0.65% fail on Registration plates (8.7% better than other 1989 cars)
  • 0.33% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.33% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.33% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.33% fail on Attachment

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