Citroen C1 MOT Results

Registered in 2009
68.4% pass rate
from 12,018 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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen C1 is unusually good or bad.

  • 16% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (6.4% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 8.1% fail on Registration plate lamp (100% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim (16% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Position lamps (12% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.62% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.033% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.00% fail on Headlamps (62% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.99% fail on Headlamp (61% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.0083% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.0083% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.82% fail on Hazard warning (15 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Switch (18 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Lamp (13 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Tell tale (13 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Direction indicators (64% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Flashing type (64% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Switch (12 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.14% fail on Individual lamps (84% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.058% fail on Side repeaters (89% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.0083% fail on Semaphore
        • 0.0083% fail on Switch
    • 0.37% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.37% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.017% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.11% fail on Horn (51% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.083% fail on Battery (55% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.0083% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 10% fail on Brakes (60% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Brake performance (63% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Rear wheels (140% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Front wheels (36% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Parking brake performance (48% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.067% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.017% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.017% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.9% fail on Hydraulic systems (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Components (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 3.8% fail on Pipes (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.075% fail on Hoses
        • 0.017% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.017% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.058% fail on Leaks
      • 0.017% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.0083% fail on Operation
    • 2.6% fail on Hub components
      • 2.0% fail on Brake pads (16% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Brake discs (37% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Wheel cylinder (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.0083% fail on Brake linings
    • 0.33% fail on Restricted movement (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Parking brake (37% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Condition
    • 0.083% fail on ABS (68% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Service brake control components (82% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Pedal (82% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.0083% fail on Condition
        • 0.0083% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.017% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.0083% fail on Lever
      • 0.0083% fail on Cable
    • 0.0083% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0083% fail on Leaks
  • 6.7% fail on Tyres
    • 4.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.8% fail on Condition (19% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.075% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.050% fail on Size/type (67% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.0083% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 6.4% fail on Driver's view of the road (21% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Wipers (58% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Washers
    • 0.27% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.17% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.017% fail on Bonnet (84% better than other 2009 cars)
  • 3.0% fail on Suspension (72% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Suspension arms (22% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (22% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0083% fail on Condition
    • 0.72% fail on Wheel bearings (53% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Rear (100% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Front
    • 0.25% fail on Anti-roll bars (90% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (93% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (81% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Linkage condition (76% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Drive shafts (80% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Front drive shafts (81% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Constant velocity joints (81% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.0083% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.0083% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.0083% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.16% fail on Front suspension joints (69% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Shock absorbers (87% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Condition (87% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
    • 0.067% fail on Coil springs (98% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Condition (99% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Location
    • 0.058% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices (8 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.017% fail on Condition
    • 0.017% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.017% fail on Condition
    • 0.0083% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.0083% fail on Condition
    • 0.0083% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.0083% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 2.2% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 1.7% fail on Exhaust system (36% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on Emissions (43% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.025% fail on Fuel system (87% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Cap (81% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.0083% fail on System
  • 0.67% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.55% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (60% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (64% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.12% fail on Seat belts (56% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Condition (75% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.017% fail on Requirements
      • 0.017% fail on Attachment
  • 0.41% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.38% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.025% fail on Attachment (89% better than other 2009 cars)
  • 0.32% fail on Registration plates and VIN (37% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Registration plate (37% better than other 2009 cars)
  • 0.25% fail on Steering (79% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.100% fail on Steering system (91% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.025% fail on Track rod end (97% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Free play
        • 0.017% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.017% fail on Steering rack (89% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.067% fail on Power steering
      • 0.058% fail on Electronic power steering (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.0083% fail on Operation
    • 0.067% fail on Locking devices (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.025% fail on Steering control
      • 0.017% fail on Steering lock
      • 0.0083% fail on Steering column
  • 0.22% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (51% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.100% fail on Body condition
    • 0.075% fail on Doors (58% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.0083% fail on Drivers
      • 0.0083% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.025% fail on Body security
    • 0.0083% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.0083% fail on Chassis
    • 0.0083% fail on Seats
      • 0.0083% fail on Passengers
    • 0.0083% fail on Load security
      • 0.0083% fail on Bootlid
    • 0.0083% fail on Spare wheel
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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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