Citroen C1 MOT Results

Registered in 2012
76.6% pass rate
from 14,629 tests in 2020
(15% better than other 2012 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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen C1 is unusually good or bad.

  • 8.4% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (7.4% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.16% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.041% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.0068% fail on Dipswitch
    • 1.3% fail on Hazard warning (27 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Switch (27 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.94% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.90% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.041% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.78% fail on Direction indicators (41% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Flashing type (42% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on All direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Individual direction indicators (69% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Switch (35 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Side repeaters (76% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0068% fail on Semaphore
        • 0.0068% fail on Arm
    • 0.68% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (49% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (86% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Rear fog lamp (87% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.57% fail on Rear fog lamp (88% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.0068% fail on Switch
    • 0.55% fail on Stop lamp (69% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.17% fail on Horn
      • 0.068% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.048% fail on Reversing lamps (69% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Reversing lamps (69% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.027% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.0068% fail on Daytime running lamps
  • 5.9% fail on Brakes (12% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.1% fail on Brake linings and pads (17% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Brake pads (16% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Brake discs and drums (75% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Brake discs (75% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0068% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.0068% fail on Cable
    • 1.6% fail on Rigid brake pipes (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Brake performance (16% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt
          • 0.89% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.31% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.0068% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0068% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.0068% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0068% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.18% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (72% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Rbt (sp) (70% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.16% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.13% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.048% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.014% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.014% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.11% fail on Parking brake performance (63% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Rbt (63% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.10% fail on Parking brake performance (58% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.0068% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0068% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.096% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.075% fail on Parking brake control (64% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Lever (56% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.041% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.034% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (81% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Hand lever (81% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Pedal (81% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.027% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (87% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Anti-lock braking system (80% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.021% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.014% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.0068% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.014% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.014% fail on Brake fluid
  • 5.4% fail on Tyres
    • 3.7% fail on Tread depth (16% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Condition (26% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.068% fail on Size/type
  • 4.7% fail on Visibility (13% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Wipers (36% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.055% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.055% fail on View to rear
      • 0.055% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.041% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.041% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.034% fail on Bonnet
  • 1.3% fail on Body, chassis, structure (22% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.86% fail on Exhaust system (37% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Bumpers (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.068% fail on Transmission (90% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on Drive shafts (91% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.055% fail on Joints (92% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.0068% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.0068% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.0068% fail on Joints
    • 0.055% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.041% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.0068% fail on Hose
      • 0.0068% fail on Pipe
    • 0.027% fail on Body
      • 0.021% fail on Other body component
      • 0.0068% fail on Panel
    • 0.021% fail on Chassis (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Chassis condition (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.014% fail on Doors (86% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.014% fail on Door condition
    • 0.0068% fail on Seats
      • 0.0068% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 1.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (21% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Exhaust emissions (19% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Spark ignition (34% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.60% fail on Catalyst emissions (110% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (36% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Emissions not tested (180% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.0068% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.0068% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.048% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.048% fail on Engine oil leaks
    • 0.0068% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.0068% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 1.0% fail on Suspension (84% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Suspension arms (81% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Pins and bushes (76% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Ball joint dust cover (60% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on Ball joint (91% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0068% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.0068% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.23% fail on Anti-roll bars (75% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.014% fail on Linkage
      • 0.0068% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0068% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.0068% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.20% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.11% fail on Shock absorbers (85% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.055% fail on Springs (98% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Coil springs (98% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.034% fail on Mounting
        • 0.021% fail on Coil spring (99% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.034% fail on Other suspension component (70% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.014% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0068% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.021% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.021% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.014% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.014% fail on Sub-frame
    • 0.0068% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 0.40% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.33% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.048% fail on Seat belts (80% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Condition (84% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0068% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.0068% fail on Attachment
    • 0.027% fail on Airbags
      • 0.027% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.34% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.31% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.034% fail on Attachment (85% better than other 2012 cars)
  • 0.20% fail on Steering (79% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.096% fail on Steering linkage components (88% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Track rod end (93% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Locking devices
      • 0.014% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.0068% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.062% fail on Electronic power steering (170% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.021% fail on Steering play
      • 0.021% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.014% fail on Power steering
      • 0.014% fail on Operation
    • 0.0068% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.0068% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.0068% fail on Steering wheel
  • 0.17% fail on Identification of the vehicle (49% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Registration plates (49% better than other 2012 cars)
  • 0.0068% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.0068% fail on Anchorages
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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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