Citroen C1 MOT Results

Registered in 2011
77.2% pass rate
from 12,656 tests in 2017
(7.1% 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
    • 4.0% fail on Headlamp aim (42% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.9% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.19% fail on Rear lamps (51% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.0079% fail on Matched pair
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plate lamp (37% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.94% fail on Hazard warning (22 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Switch (24 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Lamp (18 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Tell tale (20 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Rear fog lamp (82% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Fog lamp (85% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0079% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.50% fail on Direction indicators (52% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Flashing type (53% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Individual lamps (65% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on All direction indicators (97% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Switch (21 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.024% fail on Side repeaters (95% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Semaphore (55 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.0079% fail on Arm
        • 0.0079% fail on Switch
    • 0.47% fail on Stop lamp (71% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.095% fail on Horn
    • 0.079% fail on Battery
    • 0.040% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.0079% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 6.0% fail on Tyres
    • 3.7% fail on Tread depth (16% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Condition (23% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.040% fail on Size/type (65% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.032% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.5% fail on Brakes (19% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Hub components
      • 2.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.81% fail on Brake discs (84% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0079% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.0079% fail on Wheel cylinder
    • 1.6% fail on Hydraulic systems (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Components (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Pipes (7 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.079% fail on Hoses
      • 0.016% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.016% fail on Leaks
      • 0.0079% fail on Operation
    • 1.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.70% fail on Front wheels (65% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.27% fail on Brake imbalance (70% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Parking brake performance (56% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.032% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.0079% fail on Brake operation
    • 0.079% fail on Parking brake (72% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.079% fail on Condition (68% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.055% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.047% fail on ABS (63% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.0079% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.0079% fail on Pedal
        • 0.0079% fail on Condition
    • 0.0079% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.0079% fail on Cable
  • 5.4% fail on Driver's view of the road (21% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Wipers (29% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Washers
    • 0.36% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.055% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.0079% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.0079% fail on Bonnet
  • 1.5% fail on Suspension (73% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Suspension arms (28% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (32% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0079% fail on Condition
    • 0.31% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.20% fail on Rear (100% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Front
    • 0.11% fail on Anti-roll bars (82% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (82% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (77% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Shock absorbers (87% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Condition (87% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Front suspension joints (56% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.095% fail on Drive shafts (82% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Front drive shafts (82% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.095% fail on Constant velocity joints (82% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.071% fail on Coil springs (97% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Location (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Condition (99% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.071% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.071% fail on Condition
    • 0.040% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices (13 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.0079% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.0079% fail on Condition
    • 0.0079% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.0079% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0079% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.0079% fail on Condition
    • 0.0079% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.0079% fail on Component mounting
  • 1.2% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (34% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.77% fail on Exhaust system (39% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Emissions (120% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Emissions not tested (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.040% fail on Fuel system (75% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Cap
      • 0.0079% fail on Tank
  • 0.35% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.27% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.24% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.024% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.079% fail on Seat belts (65% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Condition (81% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Prescribed areas (6 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0079% fail on Requirements
      • 0.0079% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0079% fail on Installation check
        • 0.0079% fail on Belt(s)/padding
  • 0.31% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.28% fail on Condition (180% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.024% fail on Attachment (86% better than other 2011 cars)
  • 0.28% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.12% fail on Doors
      • 0.12% fail on Passengers other (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Body condition
    • 0.032% fail on Body security
    • 0.024% fail on Seats
      • 0.016% fail on Drivers
      • 0.0079% fail on Passengers
  • 0.26% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.26% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.15% fail on Steering (73% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Steering system (78% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Free play
        • 0.024% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.024% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.016% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.016% fail on Track rod end (95% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.0079% fail on Other components
        • 0.0079% fail on Steering component
    • 0.032% fail on Power steering
      • 0.032% fail on Electronic power steering
    • 0.0079% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.0079% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.0079% fail on Towbars
    • 0.0079% 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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