Citroen C2 MOT Results

Registered in 2005
48.8% pass rate
from 6,423 tests in 2020
(13% worse than other 2005 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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen C2 is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Suspension (37% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 9.5% fail on Suspension arms (56% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 7.5% fail on Ball joint (190% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Pins and bushes (54% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint dust cover (36% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.031% fail on Suspension arm (88% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 8.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (44% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Linkage ball joints (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (27% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 1.0% fail on Ball joint (77% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (52% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Linkage (66% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Pins and bushes (88% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Anti-roll bar
    • 5.5% fail on Springs (30% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Coil springs (31% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 5.4% fail on Coil spring (30% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.031% fail on Mounting
      • 0.031% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.7% fail on Wheel bearings (78% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (75% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Shock absorbers (29% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.92% fail on Other suspension component (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.031% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.016% fail on Other suspension component
    • 0.70% fail on Macpherson strut (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.093% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.22% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.12% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.047% fail on Ball joint (7 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Sub-frame (80% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.062% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.031% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.016% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.016% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.016% fail on Axles
      • 0.016% fail on Swivel joints/housing
  • 24% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (24% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 7.3% fail on Direction indicators (170% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 7.3% fail on Flashing type (170% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 4.8% fail on Individual direction indicators (160% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.90% fail on All direction indicators (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.6% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.078% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 4.1% fail on Position lamps (28% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Position lamp (27% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.093% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.016% fail on Switch
    • 4.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.39% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (24% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Electrical equipment (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Horn (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Battery(ies) (78% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Electrical wiring (190% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (61% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Rear fog lamp (63% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Rear fog lamp (62% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.016% fail on Front fog lamps
    • 0.016% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.016% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 14% fail on Brakes
    • 8.3% fail on Brake performance (15% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Service brake performance (75% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 4.9% fail on Rbt (77% worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 4.2% fail on Service brake performance (82% worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 1.0% fail on Service brake imbalance (70% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.047% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.047% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 3.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (25% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 3.1% fail on Rbt (sp) (21% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 1.9% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt
          • 1.7% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.14% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.062% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.047% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.016% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.016% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.016% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.61% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.61% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.56% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.14% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.20% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.6% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.4% fail on Brake discs and drums (73% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Brake discs (72% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.047% fail on Brake drums
      • 1.4% fail on Brake linings and pads (44% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Brake pads (44% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.11% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.062% fail on Cable
        • 0.062% fail on Lever
    • 3.0% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Anti-lock braking system (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Electronic stability control (150% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.92% fail on Parking brake control (72% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Lever (92% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.87% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (85% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Hand lever (65% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Pedal (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.17% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
      • 0.047% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (74% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Air brake cylinder/actuator
    • 0.19% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.11% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.047% fail on Valves
      • 0.031% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.19% fail on Rigid brake pipes (94% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Flexible brake hoses (59% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.016% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.016% fail on Other components
  • 12% fail on Body, chassis, structure (39% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Transmission (38% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Drive shafts (42% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 4.9% fail on Joints (43% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.031% fail on Flexible couplings
        • 0.016% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.12% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.12% fail on Joints
    • 4.6% fail on Exhaust system (54% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.67% fail on Integral vehicle structure (78% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (82% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.54% fail on Doors
      • 0.42% fail on Front passenger's door (200% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on Door condition (180% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.031% fail on Catch (7 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.047% fail on Door condition
        • 0.047% fail on Hinge (10 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on Catch
      • 0.016% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.016% fail on Hinge
    • 0.40% fail on Chassis
      • 0.40% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.37% fail on Bumpers (87% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Seats (81% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Driver's seat (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.23% fail on Fuel system (53% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.078% fail on System
      • 0.062% fail on Tank
      • 0.031% fail on Pipe
    • 0.17% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.14% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.031% fail on Bracket
    • 0.14% fail on Body
      • 0.062% fail on Panel
      • 0.047% fail on Other body component
      • 0.031% fail on Body condition
    • 0.11% fail on Spare wheel (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Carrier (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.062% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.062% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.062% fail on Undertray
    • 0.031% fail on Floor
    • 0.016% fail on Towbar
      • 0.016% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.016% fail on Load security
      • 0.016% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.016% fail on Tailgate condition
    • 0.016% fail on Passenger compartment
  • 9.6% fail on Visibility (27% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Wipers (63% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Washers
    • 0.37% fail on Bonnet (97% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on View to rear
      • 0.26% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.20% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.20% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.20% fail on Windscreen
  • 8.3% fail on Tyres
    • 5.9% fail on Tread depth (29% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.28% fail on Size/type
  • 6.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 6.3% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 5.6% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.8% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 2.6% fail on Catalyst emissions (27% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.87% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.047% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.016% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.016% fail on Catalytic converter
      • 0.86% fail on Compression ignition (51% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (65% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.20% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (58% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.047% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.016% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.016% fail on Particulate filter
    • 0.56% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.48% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.062% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.016% fail on Transmission oil leaks
    • 0.031% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.031% fail on Undertray
  • 4.6% fail on Steering
    • 3.8% fail on Steering linkage components (21% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Track rod end (29% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.031% fail on Locking devices
      • 0.016% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.40% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.37% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.031% fail on Operation
    • 0.28% fail on Power steering
      • 0.26% fail on Operation (190% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Other components
    • 0.078% fail on Steering play
      • 0.078% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.047% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.031% fail on Electronic power steering
    • 0.016% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.016% fail on Steering column
  • 3.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.3% fail on Seat belts (98% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Prescribed areas (170% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Condition
      • 0.031% fail on Requirements
      • 0.016% fail on Attachment
    • 0.75% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (51% better than other 2005 cars)
  • 0.61% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.61% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.36% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.19% fail on Condition
    • 0.19% fail on Attachment (51% better than other 2005 cars)
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