Citroen C1 MOT Results

Registered in 2012
80.3% pass rate
from 12,355 tests in 2017
(5.7% 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.

  • 7.7% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim (39% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.0081% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.0081% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.0081% fail on Matched pair
    • 1.2% fail on Hazard warning (24 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Switch (26 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Lamp (22 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Tell tale (17 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.95% fail on Registration plate lamp (49% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Position lamps (40% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Front lamps (32% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Rear lamps (74% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Direction indicators (43% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Flashing type (43% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Switch (30 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on All direction indicators (150% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.073% fail on Individual lamps (81% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.065% fail on Side repeaters (84% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.032% fail on Tell tales (30 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Rear fog lamp (110% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Fog lamp (110% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0081% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.28% fail on Stop lamp (76% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.081% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.040% fail on Battery
    • 0.040% fail on Horn
  • 5.7% fail on Tyres
    • 3.8% fail on Tread depth (38% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Condition (26% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.032% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.024% fail on Size/type
  • 5.0% fail on Driver's view of the road (13% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Wipers (22% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Washers
    • 0.29% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.016% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.016% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.4% fail on Brakes (15% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Hub components (24% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.91% fail on Brake discs (160% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0081% fail on Brake linings
    • 1.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.75% fail on Front wheels (120% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Rear wheels (42% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.097% fail on Parking brake performance (68% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.024% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.0081% fail on Brake operation
    • 0.48% fail on Hydraulic systems (130% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Components (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.40% fail on Pipes (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.024% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.016% fail on Hoses
        • 0.0081% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.024% fail on Leaks
      • 0.0081% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.0081% fail on Operation
    • 0.065% fail on Parking brake (68% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Condition (64% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.040% fail on ABS
    • 0.016% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.0081% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.0081% fail on Pedal
        • 0.0081% fail on Anti-slip
  • 0.83% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.53% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.31% fail on Emissions (130% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.040% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.032% fail on Cap
      • 0.0081% fail on Pipe
    • 0.040% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.67% fail on Suspension (81% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Suspension arms (70% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (72% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0081% fail on Condition
      • 0.0081% fail on Attachment
    • 0.14% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.089% fail on Rear
      • 0.049% fail on Front
    • 0.12% fail on Drive shafts (64% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Front drive shafts (63% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Constant velocity joints (63% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Anti-roll bars (69% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (75% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.073% fail on Shock absorbers (85% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Condition (85% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.065% fail on Coil springs (96% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Location (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0081% fail on Condition
    • 0.032% fail on Front suspension joints (76% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.016% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.016% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.016% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.016% fail on Condition (11 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.016% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.0081% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.0081% fail on Spring mounting
  • 0.40% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.36% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (100% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (110% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0081% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.049% fail on Seat belts (73% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Condition (85% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Prescribed areas (12 times worse than other 2012 cars)
  • 0.37% fail on Road Wheels (61% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.040% fail on Attachment (73% better than other 2012 cars)
  • 0.21% fail on Registration plates and VIN (44% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Registration plate (44% better than other 2012 cars)
  • 0.12% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.065% fail on Body condition
    • 0.040% fail on Body security (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.016% fail on Doors
      • 0.016% fail on Passengers other
  • 0.073% fail on Steering (81% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.049% fail on Steering system (86% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.016% fail on Track rod end (94% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0081% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0081% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.016% fail on Power steering
      • 0.0081% fail on Electronic power steering
      • 0.0081% fail on Rams
    • 0.0081% fail on Steering operation
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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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