Citroen C1 MOT Results

Registered in 2010
75.6% pass rate
from 12,361 tests in 2017
(16% 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.

  • 11% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (15% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamp aim (13% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Position lamps (42% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Front lamps (39% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Rear lamps (60% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamps (44% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp (42% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.95% fail on Stop lamp (61% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Hazard warning (18 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Switch (18 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Lamp (20 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Tell tale (26 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Direction indicators (64% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Flashing type (64% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Tell tales (23 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Switch (13 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.073% fail on Individual lamps (91% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.065% fail on Side repeaters (88% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0081% fail on Semaphore
        • 0.0081% fail on Switch
    • 0.30% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.29% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.0081% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.12% fail on Battery
    • 0.073% fail on Horn (59% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.057% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.016% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 6.3% fail on Tyres
    • 3.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.9% fail on Condition (14% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.065% fail on Size/type
    • 0.040% fail on Valve stem
  • 6.0% fail on Brakes
    • 2.6% fail on Hub components
      • 1.9% fail on Brake pads (20% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Brake discs (42% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.016% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.0081% fail on Wheel cylinder
    • 2.0% fail on Hydraulic systems (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Components (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Pipes (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.032% fail on Hoses
      • 0.049% fail on Leaks
    • 1.9% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.0% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.78% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.30% fail on Parking brake performance (60% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.032% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.016% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.0081% fail on Parking brake operation
    • 0.089% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.073% fail on Parking brake (79% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Condition (77% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.040% fail on ABS (80% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.024% fail on Service brake control components (77% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Pedal (77% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.0081% fail on Condition
  • 5.5% fail on Driver's view of the road (16% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Wipers (37% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Washers
    • 0.29% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.11% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.6% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 1.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.66% fail on Emissions (120% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.032% fail on Fuel system (84% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Pipe
      • 0.016% fail on Cap (87% better than other 2010 cars)
  • 1.5% fail on Suspension (82% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Suspension arms (66% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (65% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.19% fail on Rear
      • 0.12% fail on Front
    • 0.18% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.18% fail on Condition
    • 0.16% fail on Shock absorbers (85% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Condition (85% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Drive shafts (81% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Front drive shafts (81% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Constant velocity joints (81% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0081% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.0081% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.14% fail on Anti-roll bars (91% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (94% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (86% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.081% fail on Front suspension joints (77% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.040% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices (9 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.032% fail on Coil springs (99% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Location
    • 0.016% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.016% fail on Spring mounting (10 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.0081% fail on General condition
    • 0.0081% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.0081% fail on Condition
    • 0.0081% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.0081% fail on Attachment
  • 0.44% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.39% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.36% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.024% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.049% fail on Seat belts (82% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Condition (80% better than other 2010 cars)
  • 0.36% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.34% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.016% fail on Attachment (92% better than other 2010 cars)
  • 0.20% fail on Registration plates and VIN (54% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Registration plate (54% better than other 2010 cars)
  • 0.18% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (46% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.081% fail on Doors
      • 0.065% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.0081% fail on Drivers
      • 0.0081% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.057% fail on Body condition
    • 0.032% fail on Body security
    • 0.0081% fail on Seats
      • 0.0081% fail on Passengers
  • 0.15% fail on Steering (85% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.073% fail on Power steering
      • 0.065% fail on Electronic power steering (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0081% fail on Operation
    • 0.065% fail on Steering system (93% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Track rod end (96% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Free play
        • 0.016% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.016% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0081% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.0081% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.0081% fail on Steering control
      • 0.0081% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.0081% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.0081% fail on Towbars
    • 0.0081% fail on Towbar
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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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