Citroen C2 MOT Results

Registered in 2006
53.2% pass rate
from 5,703 tests in 2020
(7.8% worse than other 2006 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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen C2 is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (15% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Stop lamp (35% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Direction indicators (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Flashing type (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 4.5% fail on Individual direction indicators (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.70% fail on All direction indicators (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Side repeaters (78% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.2% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.018% fail on Dipswitch
      • 0.018% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.21% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.2% fail on Position lamps (29% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Position lamp (29% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.2% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (49% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp (50% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (42% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Switch (6 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.93% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.63% fail on Horn (62% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.088% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.30% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (6 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (9 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.035% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.035% fail on Switch
  • 19% fail on Suspension (15% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Anti-roll bars (33% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Linkage ball joints (71% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (30% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint dust cover (49% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Ball joint (64% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Linkage (66% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.018% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.018% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 6.7% fail on Suspension arms (24% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Ball joint (140% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Pins and bushes (55% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.035% fail on Suspension arm (83% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 3.9% fail on Springs
      • 3.8% fail on Coil springs
        • 3.8% fail on Coil spring
        • 0.070% fail on Mounting
      • 0.035% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.018% fail on Bonded suspension units
        • 0.018% fail on Bonded suspension unit
    • 2.2% fail on Wheel bearings (91% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (59% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Shock absorbers (38% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.79% fail on Other suspension component (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.070% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.018% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.018% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.40% fail on Macpherson strut (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (180% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.088% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.23% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.16% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.035% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.035% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.088% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.070% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.018% fail on Suspension rod
  • 13% fail on Brakes (11% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 8.1% fail on Brake performance (29% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Service brake performance (77% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 4.4% fail on Rbt (76% worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 3.7% fail on Service brake performance (75% worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.91% fail on Service brake imbalance (72% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.070% fail on Decelerometer (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.070% fail on Service brake performance (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.035% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.018% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.018% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 3.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.4% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.018% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 2.0% fail on Parking brake performance (32% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Rbt (33% worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 1.8% fail on Parking brake performance (40% worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.14% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.035% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.035% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.018% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.018% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.74% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.72% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.67% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.12% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.018% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.14% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.5% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.2% fail on Brake discs and drums (69% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Brake discs (71% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Brake linings and pads (42% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Brake pads (43% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.035% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.28% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.16% fail on Cable
        • 0.070% fail on Linkage (6 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.053% fail on Lever
    • 2.3% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Anti-lock braking system (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 1.3% fail on Parking brake control (160% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Lever (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.77% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (82% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Hand lever (140% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Pedal
    • 0.30% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.19% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.070% fail on Valves (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.14% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.11% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
      • 0.035% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (79% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Rigid brake pipes (95% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on Flexible brake hoses (69% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.018% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.018% fail on Leaks
    • 0.018% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.018% fail on Other components
  • 9.9% fail on Body, chassis, structure (34% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Exhaust system (75% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Transmission
      • 3.3% fail on Drive shafts
        • 3.3% fail on Joints
        • 0.018% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.12% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.12% fail on Joints
      • 0.018% fail on Belts
    • 0.86% fail on Integral vehicle structure (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Bumpers (190% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Chassis
      • 0.30% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.21% fail on Fuel system (52% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Pipe
      • 0.053% fail on Tank
      • 0.035% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (83% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on System
      • 0.018% fail on Hose
    • 0.19% fail on Doors
      • 0.11% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.088% fail on Door condition
        • 0.018% fail on Hinge
      • 0.088% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.088% fail on Door condition
    • 0.18% fail on Body
      • 0.12% fail on Panel
      • 0.070% fail on Other body component
    • 0.18% fail on Seats
      • 0.12% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.070% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.16% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.088% fail on Bracket (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.088% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.053% fail on Carrier
      • 0.035% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.070% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.070% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.035% fail on Undertray
  • 8.9% fail on Visibility (31% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Wipers (65% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.30% fail on View to rear
      • 0.30% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.018% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.21% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.21% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.18% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.088% fail on Bonnet
  • 7.8% fail on Tyres
    • 5.6% fail on Tread depth (23% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Condition (26% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Size/type
  • 5.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (20% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Exhaust emissions (22% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.1% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.2% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (47% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.68% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.053% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.035% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.018% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.018% fail on Oxygen sensor
      • 0.86% fail on Compression ignition (49% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (69% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.25% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.053% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.018% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.018% fail on Catalytic converter
    • 0.54% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.39% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.088% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.035% fail on Transmission oil leaks
    • 0.018% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.018% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 3.2% fail on Steering
    • 1.7% fail on Steering linkage components (31% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Track rod end (29% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.018% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.67% fail on Steering gear (55% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.035% fail on Operation
    • 0.47% fail on Power steering (100% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Operation (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Other components
    • 0.30% fail on Steering wheel (20 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Electronic power steering
    • 0.053% fail on Steering play
      • 0.053% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.018% fail on Steering column
  • 2.8% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (26% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Seat belts (80% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Prescribed areas (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Condition
    • 1.0% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.035% fail on Airbags
      • 0.035% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.72% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.72% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.21% fail on Road Wheels (60% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Condition
    • 0.088% fail on Attachment (77% better than other 2006 cars)
  • 0.018% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.018% fail on Anchorages
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