Citroen C1 MOT Results

Registered in 2005
54.2% pass rate
from 1,154 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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen C1 is unusually good or bad.

  • 32% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (38% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 13% fail on Headlamp aim (99% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 11% fail on Registration plate lamp (83% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 7.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.8% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.2% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.087% fail on All position lamps
    • 7.0% fail on Headlamps (62% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 6.9% fail on Headlamp (66% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.087% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 4.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.2% fail on Hazard warning (21 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Switch (23 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Lamp (28 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Tell tale
    • 1.0% fail on Direction indicators (64% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Flashing type (64% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.43% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.35% fail on Individual lamps (82% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Switch (13 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.087% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.87% fail on Battery
    • 0.69% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.69% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.087% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.35% fail on Horn
    • 0.26% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.17% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 11% fail on Brakes
    • 5.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.9% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.9% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance (59% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 3.6% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 3.5% fail on Components
        • 3.3% fail on Pipes
        • 0.17% fail on Hoses
      • 0.087% fail on Leaks
    • 2.3% fail on Hub components
      • 1.7% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.52% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.78% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.78% fail on Condition
    • 0.26% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.17% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.17% fail on Pedal
        • 0.17% fail on Condition
    • 0.087% fail on ABS
  • 8.6% fail on Tyres
    • 6.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.35% fail on Size/type
    • 0.26% fail on Valve stem
  • 7.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (45% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Exhaust system (58% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Emissions (100% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.17% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.17% fail on Cap
  • 7.3% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.9% fail on Wipers
    • 2.1% fail on Washers
    • 0.35% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.35% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.5% fail on Suspension (71% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Suspension arms (60% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (58% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.69% fail on Rear
      • 0.61% fail on Front
    • 0.69% fail on Drive shafts (81% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Front drive shafts (80% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.69% fail on Constant velocity joints (80% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.52% fail on Shock absorbers (62% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Condition (62% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.43% fail on Component mounting
    • 0.35% fail on Anti-roll bars (94% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (91% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices (8 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.087% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.087% fail on Location
    • 0.087% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.087% fail on Condition
  • 3.6% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (50% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (100% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.087% fail on Passengers airbag
    • 0.69% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.26% fail on Condition
      • 0.26% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.17% fail on Attachment (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
  • 1.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.52% fail on Body condition
    • 0.26% fail on Doors
      • 0.26% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.17% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.17% fail on Chassis
    • 0.087% fail on Body security
    • 0.087% fail on Load security
      • 0.087% fail on Tailgate
  • 0.78% fail on Steering (81% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Steering system (90% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.17% fail on Track rod end (93% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Power steering
      • 0.26% fail on Electronic power steering (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.087% fail on Steering control
      • 0.087% fail on Steering column
    • 0.087% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.52% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.52% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
  • 0.35% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.35% fail on Registration plate
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  • Citroen C1 (2005 - 2014)
    Cheap to run. Group 1 insurance. 60mpg. handles well. Low list prices. Good Euro NCAP score. 2012 model emits just 99g/km CO2.

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