Citroen 2CV MOT Results

Registered in 1990
57.0% pass rate
from 158 tests in 2017
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.

  • 32% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (59% worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 11% fail on Rear fog lamp (160% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 11% fail on Fog lamp (180% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Tell tale
    • 11% fail on Direction indicators (2 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 11% fail on Flashing type (2 times worse than other 1990 cars)
        • 6.3% fail on Side repeaters (3 times worse than other 1990 cars)
        • 4.4% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.3% fail on All direction indicators
        • 1.3% fail on Tell tales (6 times worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 8.9% fail on Headlamps (140% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on Headlamp
      • 3.2% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (12 times worse than other 1990 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale' (12 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.63% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.63% fail on Switch
    • 8.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.4% fail on Rear lamps
      • 3.8% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.63% fail on Switch
    • 7.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.5% fail on Horn
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.63% fail on Lamp
      • 0.63% fail on Tell tale
  • 14% fail on Suspension
    • 6.3% fail on Axles (24 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on King pins (122 times worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Drive shafts (160% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Front drive shafts (170% worse than other 1990 cars)
        • 5.1% fail on Constant velocity joints
        • 0.63% fail on Couplings
    • 3.8% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 3.2% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.63% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.63% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.63% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.63% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.63% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.63% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.63% fail on Front
    • 0.63% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 11% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 7.0% fail on Emissions
    • 3.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.3% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.63% fail on Tank
      • 0.63% fail on Cap
    • 1.3% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 11% fail on Brakes
    • 7.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.4% fail on Front wheels
      • 3.2% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.9% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.3% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.63% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.63% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.9% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.9% fail on Condition
    • 1.9% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.3% fail on Components
        • 0.63% fail on Pipes
        • 0.63% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.63% fail on Operation
    • 0.63% fail on Hub components
      • 0.63% fail on Wheel cylinder
    • 0.63% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.63% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
  • 9.5% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.7% fail on Wipers
    • 5.1% fail on Washers
  • 8.2% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (130% worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 8.2% fail on Seat belts (130% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 7.0% fail on Prescribed areas (150% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
      • 0.63% fail on Requirements
      • 0.63% fail on Attachment
  • 5.7% fail on Tyres
    • 4.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.63% fail on Size/type
  • 4.4% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.9% fail on Body condition
    • 1.9% fail on Doors
      • 1.3% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.63% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.63% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.63% fail on Chassis
  • 0.63% fail on Steering
    • 0.63% fail on Steering system
      • 0.63% fail on Other components
        • 0.63% fail on Steering pivot point
  • 0.63% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.63% fail on Registration plate

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