Citroen C1 MOT Results

Registered in 2011
72.3% pass rate
from 14,894 tests in 2020
(12% better than other 2011 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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen C1 is unusually good or bad.

  • 10% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.19% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.034% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.9% fail on Position lamps (29% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Position lamp (31% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (31% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.93% fail on Hazard warning (21 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Switch (21 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.87% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (130% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Rear fog lamp (130% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.85% fail on Rear fog lamp (130% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Switch
    • 0.75% fail on Stop lamp (67% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Direction indicators (57% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Flashing type (57% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Individual direction indicators (64% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on All direction indicators (140% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Switch (23 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.067% fail on Side repeaters (88% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0067% fail on Semaphore
        • 0.0067% fail on Switch
    • 0.25% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.15% fail on Horn
      • 0.094% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.0067% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.11% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.11% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.0067% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.0067% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 7.2% fail on Brakes (19% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Mechanical brake components (12% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Brake linings and pads (26% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Brake pads (27% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs and drums (32% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Brake discs (32% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.0067% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.020% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.020% fail on Cable
    • 2.6% fail on Rigid brake pipes (6 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance (31% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt (30% worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 1.3% fail on Service brake performance (25% worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.40% fail on Service brake imbalance (56% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.034% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.020% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
          • 0.013% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.0067% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0067% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.54% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (43% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.54% fail on Rbt (sp) (39% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.30% fail on Rbt
          • 0.27% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.027% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.0067% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.28% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.28% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.23% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.067% fail on Service brake performance (55% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.15% fail on Parking brake control (45% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Lever
    • 0.074% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (67% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.0067% fail on Pedal
    • 0.054% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.054% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (82% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Anti-lock braking system (73% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.027% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.020% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
      • 0.0067% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.020% fail on Hydraulic systems (73% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.0067% fail on Reservoirs
  • 5.6% fail on Tyres
    • 3.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.2% fail on Condition (24% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.087% fail on Size/type
  • 5.1% fail on Visibility (15% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Wipers (43% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Washers
    • 0.10% fail on View to rear
      • 0.10% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.087% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.087% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.054% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.013% fail on Bonnet (83% better than other 2011 cars)
  • 2.4% fail on Suspension (72% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Suspension arms (51% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint (86% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Ball joint dust cover (61% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0067% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.46% fail on Wheel bearings (45% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Anti-roll bars (87% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Linkage ball joints (96% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Ball joint (91% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0067% fail on Linkage
      • 0.0067% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.19% fail on Macpherson strut (120% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Macpherson strut (8 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0067% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.13% fail on Springs (96% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.094% fail on Coil springs (97% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.074% fail on Mounting (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.020% fail on Coil spring (99% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (28 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.087% fail on Shock absorbers (92% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.047% fail on Other suspension component (71% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Other suspension component (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0067% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0067% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.034% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.034% fail on Sub-frame
    • 0.020% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.0067% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.0067% fail on Suspension rod
  • 1.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure (24% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Exhaust system (30% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Transmission (77% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Drive shafts (80% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Joints (80% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.034% fail on Joints
    • 0.16% fail on Bumpers (100% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.067% fail on Body
      • 0.054% fail on Other body component
      • 0.0067% fail on Body condition
      • 0.0067% fail on Panel
    • 0.054% fail on Fuel system (66% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.0067% fail on Tank
    • 0.040% fail on Doors (68% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.027% fail on Door condition
      • 0.013% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.013% fail on Door condition
    • 0.020% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.013% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
      • 0.0067% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.0067% fail on Sub-frame condition
    • 0.020% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.020% fail on Bracket
    • 0.020% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.020% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.013% fail on Chassis
      • 0.013% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.0067% fail on Seats
      • 0.0067% fail on Driver's seat
  • 1.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 1.6% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 1.6% fail on Spark ignition (51% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Catalyst emissions (160% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.56% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.21% fail on Emissions not tested (93% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Compression ignition (91% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.027% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.020% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (95% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.0067% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.0067% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 0.034% fail on Fluid leaks (74% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Engine oil leaks (72% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0067% fail on Transmission oil leaks
    • 0.0067% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.0067% fail on Undertray
  • 0.40% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (35% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.11% fail on Seat belts (62% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Condition (61% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0067% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.013% fail on Airbags
      • 0.013% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.37% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.30% fail on Condition (170% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.074% fail on Attachment (72% better than other 2011 cars)
  • 0.28% fail on Steering (77% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Steering linkage components (87% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Track rod end (93% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Locking devices
      • 0.020% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0067% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.067% fail on Electronic power steering (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.047% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.040% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.0067% fail on Operation
    • 0.034% fail on Power steering
      • 0.034% fail on Operation
    • 0.027% fail on Steering play
      • 0.027% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.0067% fail on Steering wheel
  • 0.20% fail on Identification of the vehicle (47% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Registration plates (47% better than other 2011 cars)
  • 0.0067% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.0067% fail on Belt(s)/padding
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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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