Citroen C1 MOT Results

Registered in 2015
86.6% pass rate
from 18,438 tests in 2020
(14% better than other 2015 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 2015 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen C1 is unusually good or bad.

  • 4.0% fail on Visibility
    • 2.4% fail on Wipers (14% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Washers (37% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on View to rear (180% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Mirrors (180% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0054% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.092% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.038% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.033% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.0054% fail on Window
    • 0.011% fail on Bonnet
  • 3.8% fail on Brakes (39% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Mechanical brake components (39% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Brake linings and pads (21% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Brake pads (21% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.99% fail on Brake discs and drums (190% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.99% fail on Brake discs (190% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.011% fail on Lever
        • 0.0054% fail on Cable
    • 0.86% fail on Brake performance (38% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Service brake performance (64% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.59% fail on Rbt (65% worse than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.43% fail on Service brake performance (50% worse than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.17% fail on Service brake imbalance (110% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.016% fail on Service brake performance (5 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.18% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.11% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.11% fail on Rbt
          • 0.092% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.016% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.076% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.065% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.038% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.027% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.011% fail on Plate brake tester (sp) (6 times worse than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.011% fail on Service brake imbalance (7 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.27% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Electronic stability control (4 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.12% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.12% fail on Lever
    • 0.10% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.087% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.016% fail on Pedal
    • 0.033% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.011% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.011% fail on Reservoirs
  • 3.1% fail on Tyres (20% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.0% fail on Condition (45% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.087% fail on Size/type
    • 0.076% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 2.7% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (33% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Headlamp aim (17% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp aim (20% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (93% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.89% fail on Headlamps (23% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Headlamp (39% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (54% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Stop lamp (70% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Position lamps (61% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Position lamp (66% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.076% fail on Direction indicators (75% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Flashing type (75% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.038% fail on Side repeaters (84% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.033% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.0054% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.049% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (75% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Rear fog lamp (75% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.049% fail on Rear fog lamp (75% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.043% fail on Electrical equipment (59% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Horn
      • 0.011% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.0054% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.0054% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 0.67% fail on Body, chassis, structure (32% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Exhaust system (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Bumpers (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.027% fail on Transmission (84% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Drive shafts (82% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.027% fail on Joints (82% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.027% fail on Boot lid (8 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Boot lid condition (10 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Body
      • 0.011% fail on Panel
      • 0.011% fail on Other body component
    • 0.0054% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.0054% fail on Pipe
    • 0.0054% fail on Load security
      • 0.0054% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.0054% fail on Tailgate condition
    • 0.0054% fail on Doors
      • 0.0054% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.0054% fail on Hinge
    • 0.0054% fail on Seats
      • 0.0054% fail on Driver's seat
  • 0.47% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (24% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.45% fail on Spark ignition (47% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (73% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.098% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.022% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.0054% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.0054% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.016% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.016% fail on Engine oil leaks
    • 0.0054% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.0054% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 0.40% fail on Suspension (70% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.060% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.027% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0054% fail on Linkage
      • 0.0054% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 0.038% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.033% fail on Suspension arms (91% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Pins and bushes (89% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Ball joint (94% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0054% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.011% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.0054% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0054% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.0054% fail on Springs
      • 0.0054% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.0054% fail on Coil spring
  • 0.20% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.19% fail on Registration plates
    • 0.011% fail on Vehicle Identification Number (12 times worse than other 2015 cars)
  • 0.19% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.16% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.033% fail on Attachment (71% better than other 2015 cars)
  • 0.15% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (46% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.033% fail on Seat belts (80% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Condition (79% better than other 2015 cars)
  • 0.022% fail on Steering (88% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.011% fail on Steering linkage components (92% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.0054% fail on Steering column
    • 0.0054% fail on Electronic power steering
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