Citroen C1 MOT Results

Registered in 2014
87.0% pass rate
from 11,730 tests in 2017
(9.0% better than other 2014 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 2014 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen C1 is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.0% fail on Tyres
    • 2.8% fail on Tread depth (55% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Condition (27% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.051% fail on Size/type
    • 0.0085% fail on Valve stem
  • 4.4% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (14% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim (18% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 0.49% fail on Headlamps (29% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.21% fail on Position lamps (58% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Front lamps (57% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Rear lamps
    • 0.19% fail on Stop lamp (69% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Hazard warning (10 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Switch (12 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Lamp (7 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0085% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.077% fail on Rear fog lamp (61% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.077% fail on Fog lamp (60% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.051% fail on Direction indicators (84% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Flashing type (84% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.034% fail on Side repeaters (87% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.0085% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.0085% fail on Switch
    • 0.034% fail on Horn
    • 0.034% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.0085% fail on Battery
  • 3.1% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 1.9% fail on Wipers
    • 0.95% fail on Washers
    • 0.16% fail on Windscreen (47% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.094% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.0085% fail on Bonnet
  • 2.3% fail on Brakes
    • 1.4% fail on Hub components
      • 1.0% fail on Brake pads (24% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Brake discs (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Brake linings
    • 0.72% fail on Brake performance (39% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Front wheels (140% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Brake imbalance (180% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.034% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.034% fail on Parking brake performance (74% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.0085% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.085% fail on Electronic stability system (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.077% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.077% fail on Condition
    • 0.034% fail on ABS
    • 0.017% fail on Hydraulic systems (82% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Components
        • 0.0085% fail on Pipes
        • 0.0085% fail on Hoses
      • 0.0085% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.0085% fail on Operation
    • 0.0085% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.0085% fail on Pedal
        • 0.0085% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.0085% fail on Restricted movement
  • 0.31% fail on Suspension (66% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.077% fail on Rear (150% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Front
    • 0.051% fail on Shock absorbers (81% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Condition (81% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.043% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.034% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0085% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.034% fail on Suspension arms (76% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (81% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0085% fail on Condition
    • 0.017% fail on Drive shafts (90% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Front drive shafts (90% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Constant velocity joints (90% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.0085% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.0085% fail on Location
    • 0.0085% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.0085% fail on Condition
    • 0.0085% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.0085% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.0085% fail on Component mounting
  • 0.21% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.20% fail on Registration plate
    • 0.0085% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.19% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.10% fail on Condition
    • 0.085% fail on Attachment
  • 0.19% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.14% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.13% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.017% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.0085% fail on Seat belt pre-tensioner
    • 0.051% fail on Seat belts (70% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Condition (72% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0085% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.17% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.060% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.060% fail on Emissions
    • 0.034% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.034% fail on Cap
    • 0.026% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.14% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.051% fail on Doors
      • 0.043% fail on Passengers other (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0085% fail on Drivers
    • 0.034% fail on Body security (7 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.034% fail on Body condition
    • 0.017% fail on Seats
      • 0.0085% fail on Passengers
      • 0.0085% fail on Drivers
    • 0.0085% fail on Load security
      • 0.0085% fail on Bootlid
  • 0.043% fail on Steering (66% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.026% fail on Steering system (75% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.0085% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.0085% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.0085% fail on Power steering
      • 0.0085% fail on Electronic power steering
Read the Honest John Review

  • Citroen C1 (2014 on)
    Cheap to run with zero tax on all models. Improved interior quality and refinement over previous C1. Available with retractable fabric roof. Decent at motorway speeds.
  • 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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