Citroen C1 MOT Results

Registered in 2008
63.6% pass rate
from 11,689 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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen C1 is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (13% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 9.0% fail on Registration plate lamp (78% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Stop lamp (40% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.3% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.77% fail on Rear lamps (32% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamp aim (11% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamps (48% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp (47% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0086% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.0086% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.0086% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.0086% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.0086% fail on Matched pair
    • 0.62% fail on Direction indicators (65% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Flashing type (65% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.23% fail on Switch (13 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Individual lamps (91% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.051% fail on Side repeaters (90% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Semaphore (42 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.0086% fail on Arm
        • 0.0086% fail on Tell tales
    • 0.34% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.34% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.017% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.29% fail on Hazard warning (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Switch (10 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Lamp (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0086% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.29% fail on Horn
    • 0.25% fail on Battery
    • 0.026% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.026% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (80% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.0086% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 11% fail on Brakes (42% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Brake performance (46% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Rear wheels (100% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Front wheels (39% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.82% fail on Parking brake performance (42% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Brake imbalance (70% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.086% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.026% fail on Brake operation
    • 4.4% fail on Hydraulic systems (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Components (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 4.1% fail on Pipes (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Hoses
        • 0.017% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.10% fail on Leaks
      • 0.026% fail on Operation
      • 0.017% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 2.9% fail on Hub components
      • 2.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.1% fail on Brake discs (43% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Wheel cylinder
      • 0.0086% fail on Brake back plates
      • 0.0086% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.41% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.41% fail on Condition
    • 0.33% fail on Restricted movement (100% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on ABS (60% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.034% fail on Service brake control components (72% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Pedal (71% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.026% fail on Condition
        • 0.0086% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.0086% fail on Additional braking devices
    • 0.0086% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.0086% fail on Cable
    • 0.0086% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.0086% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
  • 7.1% fail on Tyres (8.3% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.0% fail on Condition (20% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.094% fail on Size/type (54% better than other 2008 cars)
  • 6.6% fail on Driver's view of the road (13% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Wipers (48% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Washers (19% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.14% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.0086% fail on Bonnet
  • 5.5% fail on Suspension (59% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Wheel bearings (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Rear (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Front
    • 2.1% fail on Suspension arms (17% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (17% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0086% fail on Condition
    • 0.38% fail on Front suspension joints (41% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Anti-roll bars (89% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (92% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (87% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Linkage condition (65% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0086% fail on Condition
      • 0.0086% fail on Attachment
    • 0.30% fail on Drive shafts (85% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Front drive shafts (85% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Constant velocity joints (85% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Shock absorbers (88% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Condition (88% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.086% fail on Coil springs (98% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Location
      • 0.026% fail on Condition (99% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.077% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.034% fail on Macpherson strut (84% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Condition (84% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.034% fail on Prescribed areas (75% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Component mounting (82% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.017% fail on Sub-frames (83% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Condition
    • 0.0086% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.0086% fail on Condition
  • 5.0% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (75% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Exhaust system (100% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Emissions (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Emissions not tested (170% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.060% fail on Fuel system (76% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Cap
      • 0.0086% fail on Tank
  • 0.68% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (27% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.45% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.051% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.17% fail on Seat belts (58% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Condition (65% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.0086% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0086% fail on Installation check
        • 0.0086% fail on Anchorage's
  • 0.53% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.50% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.026% fail on Attachment (90% better than other 2008 cars)
  • 0.36% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (42% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Body condition
    • 0.086% fail on Doors (67% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.017% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.0086% fail on Drivers
    • 0.026% fail on Body security
    • 0.026% fail on Seats (75% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Passengers
      • 0.0086% fail on Drivers
    • 0.026% fail on Load security
      • 0.017% fail on Tailgate
      • 0.0086% fail on Bootlid
    • 0.0086% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.0086% fail on Chassis
  • 0.35% fail on Steering (78% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Steering system (89% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Free play
        • 0.043% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.043% fail on Track rod end (96% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Ball joint (71% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Steering rack (90% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.13% fail on Power steering
      • 0.13% fail on Electronic power steering (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0086% fail on Operation
    • 0.051% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.0086% fail on Steering control
      • 0.0086% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.0086% fail on Steering operation
  • 0.34% fail on Registration plates and VIN (41% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Registration plate (41% better than other 2008 cars)
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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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