Citroen C2 MOT Results

Registered in 2007
53.0% pass rate
from 5,561 tests in 2020
(13% worse than other 2007 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 2007 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen C2 is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (18% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Direction indicators (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Flashing type (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 5.4% fail on Individual direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on All direction indicators (100% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Side repeaters (72% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Stop lamp (20% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.8% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.14% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.018% fail on Dipswitch
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.27% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.6% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.054% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.018% fail on Switch
    • 0.83% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.54% fail on Horn
      • 0.20% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.090% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.63% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.63% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.59% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.036% fail on Switch
    • 0.072% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.018% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.018% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 19% fail on Suspension (22% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Suspension arms (36% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Ball joint (150% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Pins and bushes (57% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.054% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 6.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (38% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Linkage ball joints (98% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.97% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.83% fail on Ball joint (93% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.090% fail on Linkage
      • 0.054% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.054% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.036% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.018% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.018% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 5.6% fail on Springs (18% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Coil springs (18% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 5.5% fail on Coil spring (17% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.072% fail on Mounting
    • 1.6% fail on Wheel bearings (69% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.81% fail on Macpherson strut (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.018% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.77% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (66% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Shock absorbers (67% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.31% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.090% fail on Other suspension component (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.018% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.072% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.036% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.018% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.018% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.036% fail on Sub-frames (90% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.018% fail on Ball joint
  • 12% fail on Brakes (10% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 7.2% fail on Brake performance (40% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Service brake performance (76% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 4.2% fail on Rbt (78% worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 3.6% fail on Service brake performance (86% worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.68% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.018% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.018% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 3.0% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.0% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 2.0% fail on Parking brake performance (73% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Rbt (77% worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 1.8% fail on Parking brake performance (84% worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.14% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.018% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.018% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.018% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.018% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.70% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.70% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.67% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.11% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.072% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.4% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.1% fail on Brake discs and drums (62% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Brake discs (63% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Brake linings and pads (44% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Brake pads (44% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.11% fail on Cable
        • 0.072% fail on Lever
    • 1.0% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.74% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.32% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.74% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (93% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Hand lever (93% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Pedal
    • 0.74% fail on Parking brake control (67% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Lever (100% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.18% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.054% fail on Valves (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Rigid brake pipes (91% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.072% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.054% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.11% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.036% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.036% fail on Leaks
    • 0.018% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.018% fail on Other components
  • 12% fail on Body, chassis, structure (83% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Transmission (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Drive shafts (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 5.8% fail on Joints (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.018% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.27% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.27% fail on Joints (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Exhaust system (90% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Integral vehicle structure (180% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Bumpers (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Doors
      • 0.25% fail on Front passenger's door (130% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Door condition (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.090% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.054% fail on Hinge (12 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.036% fail on Door condition
    • 0.20% fail on Chassis
      • 0.20% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.20% fail on Spare wheel (10 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Carrier (11 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Spare wheel condition (7 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Body
      • 0.054% fail on Panel
      • 0.054% fail on Other body component
      • 0.036% fail on Body condition (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Seats
      • 0.090% fail on Passenger's seat
      • 0.054% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.054% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.054% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.036% fail on Undertray
    • 0.018% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.018% fail on Pipe
    • 0.018% fail on Floor
    • 0.018% fail on Cabs
      • 0.018% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 9.3% fail on Visibility (47% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Wipers (76% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Washers (32% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.20% fail on View to rear
      • 0.20% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.13% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.13% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.13% fail on Windscreen
  • 7.4% fail on Tyres
    • 5.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.22% fail on Size/type
  • 4.9% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 4.5% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 4.0% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.5% fail on Catalyst emissions (45% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.61% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.018% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.018% fail on Other emission control equipment
      • 0.56% fail on Compression ignition (65% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (60% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (82% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.036% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.036% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.018% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.018% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.018% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 0.50% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.41% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.072% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.018% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.018% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.018% fail on Undertray
  • 2.3% fail on Steering
    • 0.97% fail on Steering linkage components (56% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Track rod end (58% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.018% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.68% fail on Steering gear (82% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Steering rack (85% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Operation
    • 0.36% fail on Power steering (98% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Operation (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Steering wheel (19 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Electronic power steering
    • 0.054% fail on Steering play
      • 0.054% fail on Steering rack
  • 2.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (29% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Seat belts (77% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.94% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Condition
      • 0.018% fail on Attachment
    • 0.74% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.036% fail on Airbags
      • 0.036% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.50% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.50% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.20% fail on Road Wheels (61% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Attachment (66% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.072% fail on Condition
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