Citroen 2CV MOT Results

Registered in 1990
67.0% pass rate
from 200 tests in 2020
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 1990 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen 2CV is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 9.0% fail on Direction indicators (180% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 9.0% fail on Flashing type (180% worse than other 1990 cars)
        • 5.0% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 1990 cars)
        • 4.0% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.50% fail on All direction indicators
    • 8.0% fail on Headlamps (140% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 7.5% fail on Headlamp (140% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Dipswitch
    • 5.5% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 5.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 5.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.0% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.0% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.5% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (3 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (3 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Main beam tell-tale
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.50% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.50% fail on Switch
    • 0.50% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.50% fail on Horn
  • 12% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 3.5% fail on Transmission
      • 3.5% fail on Drive shafts
        • 3.5% fail on Joints
    • 2.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.0% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 2.0% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 2.0% fail on Chassis
      • 2.0% fail on Chassis condition
    • 2.0% fail on Body (3 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Panel (6 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Other body component
    • 1.5% fail on Floor (4 times worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Seats
      • 1.0% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.50% fail on Doors
      • 0.50% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.50% fail on Door condition
  • 9.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (88% worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 9.0% fail on Exhaust emissions (100% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 9.0% fail on Spark ignition (120% worse than other 1990 cars)
        • 8.0% fail on Non catalyst emissions (170% worse than other 1990 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.50% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.50% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 8.5% fail on Visibility
    • 4.5% fail on Washers
    • 4.0% fail on Wipers
    • 0.50% fail on View to rear
      • 0.50% fail on Mirrors
  • 8.0% fail on Brakes
    • 5.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.5% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.5% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.0% fail on Rbt
          • 1.0% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.0% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.5% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.0% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.50% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 2.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.0% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 1.0% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.50% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.50% fail on Lever
    • 0.50% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.50% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.50% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.50% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.50% fail on Brake pads
  • 8.0% fail on Suspension
    • 4.0% fail on Axles (13 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on King pins (79 times worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.5% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.0% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.50% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.50% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.50% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.50% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 3.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 3.5% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.5% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.0% fail on Condition
  • 3.5% fail on Tyres
    • 3.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.50% fail on Condition
  • 2.0% fail on Steering
    • 1.0% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.0% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.50% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.50% fail on Steering column
  • 0.50% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.50% fail on Registration plates

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