Citroen C1 MOT Results

Registered in 2013
79.5% pass rate
from 14,631 tests in 2020
(13% better than other 2013 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 2013 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen C1 is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.7% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (9.9% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.14% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.062% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.0068% fail on Dipswitch
    • 1.0% fail on Hazard warning (28 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Switch (28 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.68% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.26% fail on All direction indicators (9 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Switch (37 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Side repeaters (63% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Individual direction indicators (55% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Semaphore (34 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Switch (92 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (180% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Rear fog lamp (180% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.68% fail on Rear fog lamp (190% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.0068% fail on Switch
    • 0.53% fail on Stop lamp (68% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (64% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Position lamps (58% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Position lamp (57% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.089% fail on Horn
      • 0.021% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.021% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.062% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.062% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 5.3% fail on Tyres
    • 3.7% fail on Tread depth (29% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Condition (23% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.068% fail on Size/type
  • 4.4% fail on Visibility
    • 3.1% fail on Wipers (22% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Washers (17% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.14% 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
    • 0.027% fail on Bonnet
  • 4.3% fail on Brakes
    • 3.0% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.0% fail on Brake linings and pads (14% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Brake pads (14% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.0068% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.4% fail on Brake discs and drums (120% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Brake discs (120% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0068% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.0068% fail on Cable
    • 1.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.87% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.85% fail on Rbt
          • 0.71% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.19% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.034% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.027% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
          • 0.0068% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.30% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.30% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.18% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.18% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.13% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.075% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.18% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.16% fail on Rbt
          • 0.14% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.021% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.0068% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0068% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.0068% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0068% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.048% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.12% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.11% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.11% fail on Lever
    • 0.068% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (56% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.034% fail on Anti-lock braking system (65% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.027% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (81% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.021% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.014% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.0068% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.0068% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.0068% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.0068% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
  • 1.1% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.66% fail on Exhaust system (43% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Bumpers (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Transmission (76% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Drive shafts (76% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Joints (77% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.0068% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.0068% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.0068% fail on Joints
    • 0.048% fail on Body
      • 0.034% fail on Other body component
      • 0.0068% fail on Body condition
      • 0.0068% fail on Panel
    • 0.034% fail on Seats
      • 0.021% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.014% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.021% fail on Undertray
    • 0.014% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.014% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (6 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.014% fail on Fuel system (83% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.014% fail on Doors (82% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.014% fail on Door condition
    • 0.0068% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.0068% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.0068% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.0068% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 1.1% fail on Suspension (75% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Wheel bearings (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Suspension arms (81% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Pins and bushes (80% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.062% fail on Ball joint (91% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0068% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.0068% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.14% fail on Anti-roll bars (62% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (6 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.014% fail on Linkage
    • 0.096% fail on Shock absorbers (82% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.041% fail on Springs (98% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Coil springs (98% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.027% fail on Coil spring (99% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Mounting
    • 0.014% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.0068% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.0068% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.0068% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.0068% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.0068% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.0068% fail on Other suspension component
  • 0.79% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (31% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Exhaust emissions (30% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.49% fail on Catalyst emissions (120% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (49% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Emissions not tested (160% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.0068% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0068% fail on Catalytic converter
      • 0.021% fail on Compression ignition (96% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (94% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.0068% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 0.041% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.027% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.014% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 0.36% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.28% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.062% fail on Seat belts (66% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Condition (68% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0068% fail on Attachment
    • 0.021% fail on Airbags
      • 0.021% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.33% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.28% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.055% fail on Attachment (70% better than other 2013 cars)
  • 0.12% fail on Identification of the vehicle (57% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Registration plates (56% better than other 2013 cars)
  • 0.12% fail on Steering (82% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.055% fail on Steering linkage components (90% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.021% fail on Track rod end (96% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0068% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.021% fail on Steering play
      • 0.021% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.021% fail on Electronic power steering
    • 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 column
  • 0.0068% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests
    • 0.0068% fail on Doors
      • 0.0068% fail on Passenger entrance/exit doors
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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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