Citroen C1 MOT Results

Registered in 2010
71.0% pass rate
from 14,501 tests in 2020
(19% better than other 2010 cars)
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 2010 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen C1 is unusually good or bad.

  • 10.0% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (23% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.083% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (67% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamps (45% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp (43% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Headlamp levelling device (72% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Stop lamp (51% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Position lamps (40% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Position lamp (39% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0069% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.66% fail on Hazard warning (17 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Switch (17 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.45% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.45% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.40% fail on Direction indicators (78% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Flashing type (79% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.12% fail on Individual direction indicators (90% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Switch (16 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.069% fail on Side repeaters (89% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0069% fail on Semaphore
        • 0.0069% fail on Switch
    • 0.25% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.14% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.11% fail on Horn (50% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.15% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.021% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.014% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.014% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 9.0% fail on Brakes (27% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.6% fail on Service brake performance (54% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Rbt (55% worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 2.2% fail on Service brake performance (62% worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.43% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.021% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.021% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.014% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.014% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.78% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (42% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.78% fail on Rbt (sp) (37% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.54% fail on Rbt
          • 0.48% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.048% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.014% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.021% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0069% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.0069% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.0069% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.37% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.36% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.32% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.076% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.0069% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.0069% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.0069% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.13% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.9% fail on Brake linings and pads (23% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Brake pads (22% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0069% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs and drums (26% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Brake discs (27% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.034% fail on Cable
        • 0.021% fail on Lever
    • 0.23% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.19% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.034% fail on Pedal (73% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Parking brake control (38% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Lever
    • 0.076% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.076% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (80% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Anti-lock braking system (75% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.041% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.021% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.014% fail on Brake fluid (84% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0069% fail on Servos
    • 0.028% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (72% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
      • 0.0069% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.014% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.014% fail on Prescribed areas (6 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings (20 times worse than other 2010 cars)
  • 5.7% fail on Tyres (11% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.3% fail on Condition (22% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Size/type
  • 5.4% fail on Visibility
    • 3.4% fail on Wipers (42% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Washers (14% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.069% fail on View to rear
      • 0.069% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.055% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.055% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.055% fail on Windscreen
  • 2.6% fail on Body, chassis, structure (18% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Exhaust system (43% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Transmission (77% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Drive shafts (77% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Joints (77% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0069% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.0069% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.0069% fail on Joints
    • 0.23% fail on Bumpers (150% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.062% fail on Doors (59% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.014% fail on Door condition
        • 0.0069% fail on Catch
      • 0.021% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.014% fail on Door condition
        • 0.0069% fail on Catch
      • 0.021% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.021% fail on Door condition
    • 0.055% fail on Body
      • 0.041% fail on Other body component
      • 0.014% fail on Panel
    • 0.028% fail on Fuel system (86% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Tank
      • 0.0069% fail on Pipe
      • 0.0069% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.028% fail on Seats
      • 0.014% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.014% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.021% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.021% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.0069% fail on Chassis
      • 0.0069% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.0069% fail on Towbar
      • 0.0069% fail on Towbar condition
    • 0.0069% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.0069% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.0069% fail on Undertray
  • 2.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 2.5% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 2.4% fail on Spark ignition (59% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Catalyst emissions (140% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.70% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.34% fail on Emissions not tested (96% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0069% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0069% fail on NOx sensor
      • 0.13% fail on Compression ignition (89% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.041% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.028% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (96% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.028% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (93% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.021% fail on Emissions not tested (77% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.014% fail on Other emission control equipment
    • 0.076% fail on Fluid leaks (59% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on Engine oil leaks (57% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0069% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
      • 0.0069% fail on Other leaks
  • 2.2% fail on Suspension (80% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on Suspension arms (74% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Pins and bushes (62% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint (90% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.014% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.57% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.30% fail on Macpherson strut (140% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Macpherson strut (7 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.014% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.22% fail on Anti-roll bars (92% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (74% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.021% fail on Linkage (89% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Shock absorbers (89% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Springs (97% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.083% fail on Coil springs (98% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.055% fail on Mounting (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.028% fail on Coil spring (99% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (10 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.062% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.034% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.034% fail on Sub-frame
    • 0.034% fail on Other suspension component (83% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.014% fail on Ball joint (88% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.0069% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.0069% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 0.37% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.35% fail on Condition (190% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.021% fail on Attachment (93% better than other 2010 cars)
  • 0.37% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (50% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.069% fail on Seat belts (80% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Condition (89% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.0069% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0069% fail on Requirements
    • 0.021% fail on Airbags
      • 0.021% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.23% fail on Steering (87% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Steering linkage components (90% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on Track rod end (96% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.034% fail on Locking devices
      • 0.0069% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.048% fail on Electronic power steering (180% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.028% fail on Steering gear (84% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Steering rack (83% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.014% fail on Steering column
    • 0.0069% fail on Steering play
      • 0.0069% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.22% fail on Identification of the vehicle (47% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Registration plates (47% better than other 2010 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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