Citroen C1 MOT Results

Registered in 2016
88.8% pass rate
from 18,560 tests in 2020
(13% better than other 2016 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 2016 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen C1 is unusually good or bad.

  • 2.7% fail on Visibility
    • 1.4% fail on Wipers (24% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Washers (25% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on View to rear (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Mirrors (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.097% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.070% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.070% fail on Windscreen
  • 2.6% fail on Brakes (30% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Mechanical brake components (33% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Brake linings and pads (19% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Brake pads (19% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0054% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.54% fail on Brake discs and drums (130% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.54% fail on Brake discs (130% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.011% fail on Cable
    • 0.55% fail on Brake performance (31% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Service brake performance (49% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Rbt (49% worse than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.22% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.13% fail on Service brake imbalance (120% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0054% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.0054% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.12% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.12% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.059% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.059% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.054% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.0054% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.059% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.054% fail on Rbt
          • 0.048% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.0054% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.0054% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0054% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.016% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.20% fail on Parking brake control (98% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Lever (130% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.059% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.054% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.0054% fail on Pedal
    • 0.027% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.027% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.027% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.0054% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.0054% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.0054% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
  • 2.4% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (32% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamp aim (27% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp aim (27% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.47% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.45% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.022% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.32% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.17% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (39% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Direction indicators (62% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Flashing type (62% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.086% fail on Side repeaters (66% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.027% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.0054% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.070% fail on Position lamps (60% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Position lamp (61% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0054% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.054% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.032% fail on Battery(ies) (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Horn
      • 0.0054% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.032% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (78% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Rear fog lamp (78% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.032% fail on Rear fog lamp (78% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.011% fail on Daytime running lamps
    • 0.011% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.011% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.011% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 2.2% fail on Tyres (37% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Tread depth (15% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Condition (65% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Size/type (180% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.081% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 1.7% fail on Body, chassis, structure (4 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Exhaust system (27 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.038% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.027% fail on Transmission (65% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.027% fail on Joints
    • 0.022% fail on Body
      • 0.022% fail on Other body component
    • 0.016% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.011% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.0054% fail on Bracket
    • 0.016% fail on Doors
      • 0.0054% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.0054% fail on Catch
      • 0.0054% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.0054% fail on Door condition
      • 0.0054% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.0054% fail on Door condition
    • 0.011% fail on Integral vehicle structure (12 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (19 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.011% fail on Seats
      • 0.011% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.011% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.011% fail on Boot lid condition (6 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.0054% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.0054% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
  • 0.24% fail on Suspension (61% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.038% fail on Suspension arms (75% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.011% fail on Ball joint (84% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0054% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.0054% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.011% fail on Wheel bearings (79% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.011% fail on Anti-roll bars (85% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 0.0054% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.0054% fail on Ball joint
  • 0.24% fail on Road Wheels (69% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.027% fail on Attachment (70% better than other 2016 cars)
  • 0.16% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.092% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.081% fail on Condition (48% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0054% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.0054% fail on Requirements
    • 0.065% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.0054% fail on Airbags
      • 0.0054% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.15% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (63% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Exhaust emissions (69% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.075% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.032% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.011% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.027% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.027% fail on Engine oil leaks
    • 0.0054% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.0054% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 0.086% fail on Identification of the vehicle (64% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.075% fail on Registration plates (68% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.011% fail on Vehicle Identification Number (13 times worse than other 2016 cars)
  • 0.027% fail on Steering (79% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Steering linkage components (76% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Locking devices
      • 0.0054% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0054% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.0054% fail on Steering play
      • 0.0054% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.0054% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.0054% fail on Anchorages
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    Cheap to run, improved interior quality and refinement over previous C1, available with retractable fabric roof, decent at motorway speeds.

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