Citroen C2 MOT Results

Registered in 2004
48.0% pass rate
from 6,111 tests in 2020
(11% worse than other 2004 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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen C2 is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Suspension (32% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 8.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (34% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Linkage ball joints (76% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (29% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint dust cover (51% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint (97% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (53% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on Pins and bushes (70% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on Linkage (79% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.033% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.016% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 8.0% fail on Suspension arms (30% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 6.6% fail on Ball joint (130% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.52% fail on Pins and bushes (79% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on Suspension arm (71% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Springs (30% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Coil springs (32% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 5.1% fail on Coil spring (32% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.033% fail on Mounting
    • 3.6% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (100% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Wheel bearings (100% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.87% fail on Other suspension component (72% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Ball joint (160% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.049% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.016% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.016% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.52% fail on Macpherson strut (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (170% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.11% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.25% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.11% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.082% fail on Ball joint (9 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Sub-frame (77% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.098% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.049% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.033% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.016% fail on Ball joint
  • 24% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (17% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 8.2% fail on Direction indicators (190% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 8.2% fail on Flashing type (190% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 4.6% fail on Side repeaters (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 4.3% fail on Individual direction indicators (140% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.83% fail on All direction indicators (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Stop lamp (29% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Headlamps (22% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Headlamp (19% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Headlamp levelling device (71% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Position lamps (20% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Position lamp (21% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (25% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim (21% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim (18% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.1% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.65% fail on Horn
      • 0.38% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.13% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.31% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (75% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Rear fog lamp (75% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Rear fog lamp (75% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on Switch
    • 0.049% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.033% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.033% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.016% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.016% fail on Outline marker lamp
    • 0.016% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.016% fail on Switch
  • 16% fail on Brakes (12% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 10% fail on Brake performance (34% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Service brake performance (83% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 5.3% fail on Rbt (85% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 4.5% fail on Service brake performance (87% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake imbalance (71% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.065% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.049% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
          • 0.016% fail on Service brake performance
      • 4.7% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 4.7% fail on Rbt (sp) (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 3.1% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 2.1% fail on Service brake performance (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.016% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (39% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 2.7% fail on Rbt (sp) (35% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt
          • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.16% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.033% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.049% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.033% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.016% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.18% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.5% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.3% fail on Brake discs and drums (76% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Brake discs (75% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.065% fail on Brake drums
      • 1.6% fail on Brake linings and pads (35% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Brake pads (34% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (70% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.065% fail on Cable
        • 0.016% fail on Lever
    • 2.8% fail on Rigid brake pipes (25% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.80% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.39% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.72% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.72% fail on Lever
    • 0.69% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.36% fail on Pedal (76% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.29% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.28% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.016% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.26% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.23% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (180% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (79% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.033% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.033% fail on Other components
    • 0.016% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.016% fail on Leaks
  • 11% fail on Body, chassis, structure (20% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Exhaust system (28% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Transmission
      • 3.1% fail on Drive shafts
        • 3.1% fail on Joints
      • 0.16% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.16% fail on Joints
    • 1.4% fail on Integral vehicle structure (180% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (190% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.59% fail on Doors
      • 0.43% fail on Front passenger's door (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.43% fail on Door condition (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.098% fail on Door condition
        • 0.033% fail on Hinge (6 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Other passenger's door (86% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.033% fail on Door condition (86% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Bumpers (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Engine mounting (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Engine mounting condition (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Bracket
    • 0.41% fail on Chassis
      • 0.39% fail on Chassis condition
      • 0.016% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.33% fail on Seats
      • 0.21% fail on Passenger's seat
      • 0.13% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.26% fail on Spare wheel (7 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Carrier (8 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Spare wheel condition (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Fuel system (58% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.049% fail on Tank
      • 0.049% fail on System
      • 0.033% fail on Pipe
    • 0.21% fail on Body
      • 0.13% fail on Other body component
      • 0.065% fail on Panel
      • 0.016% fail on Mounting fixings
    • 0.11% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.11% fail on Boot lid condition (200% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.049% fail on Cabs
      • 0.049% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.049% fail on Undertray
    • 0.033% fail on Floor
    • 0.016% fail on Towbar
      • 0.016% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.016% fail on Passenger compartment
  • 10% fail on Visibility (24% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Wipers (48% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.31% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.29% fail on View to rear
      • 0.29% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.25% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.25% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.23% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.016% fail on Window
  • 9.0% fail on Tyres (20% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Tread depth (35% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.20% fail on Size/type
  • 5.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (28% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Exhaust emissions (29% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Spark ignition (17% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 2.7% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.9% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (43% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.85% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.033% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.016% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.016% fail on Catalytic converter
      • 0.47% fail on Compression ignition (72% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (88% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.098% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (79% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.098% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.082% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.065% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.033% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.033% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.016% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 0.54% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.47% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.065% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.016% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 4.5% fail on Steering
    • 3.3% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.9% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.34% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.049% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.033% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.016% fail on Other components
        • 0.016% fail on Steering linkage
    • 0.56% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.52% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.033% fail on Operation
    • 0.33% fail on Power steering
      • 0.31% fail on Operation (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Pump
    • 0.25% fail on Steering play
      • 0.25% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.15% fail on Electronic power steering
    • 0.065% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.033% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 3.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 3.0% fail on Seat belts (93% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Prescribed areas (180% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Condition
      • 0.016% fail on Attachment
      • 0.016% fail on Requirements
    • 0.59% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (63% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.016% fail on Airbags
      • 0.016% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.67% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.67% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.44% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.26% fail on Attachment
    • 0.18% fail on Condition
  • 0.049% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.049% fail on Anchorages (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
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