Citroen C2 MOT Results

Registered in 2009
53.7% pass rate
from 3,666 tests in 2020
(28% worse than other 2009 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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen C2 is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (51% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 9.8% fail on Stop lamp (170% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Direction indicators (160% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Flashing type (160% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 4.2% fail on Individual direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on All direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.055% fail on Side repeaters (91% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Headlamps (34% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Headlamp (38% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 3.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (56% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.25% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.2% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.11% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.41% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.41% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.41% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.19% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.16% fail on Horn
      • 0.027% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.055% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.055% fail on Switch
    • 0.027% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.027% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 17% fail on Body, chassis, structure (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 14% fail on Transmission (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 13% fail on Drive shafts (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 13% fail on Joints (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.082% fail on Flexible couplings (14 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.055% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.60% fail on Prop shafts (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.60% fail on Joints (8 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Exhaust system (150% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Doors
      • 0.22% fail on Driver's door (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Catch (25 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.055% fail on Door condition
        • 0.055% fail on Hinge (18 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.14% fail on Door condition
        • 0.027% fail on Catch
    • 0.16% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.11% fail on Seats
      • 0.082% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.027% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.055% fail on Spare wheel (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Spare wheel condition
      • 0.027% fail on Carrier
    • 0.055% fail on Body
      • 0.055% fail on Other body component
    • 0.027% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.027% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.027% fail on Sub-frame condition
    • 0.027% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.027% fail on Tank
    • 0.027% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.027% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 15% fail on Suspension (15% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (81% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Linkage ball joints (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (57% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Ball joint (160% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Ball joint dust cover (65% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.16% fail on Linkage
      • 0.027% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 5.0% fail on Suspension arms (27% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Ball joint (76% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.46% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 2.5% fail on Springs (40% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Coil springs (40% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Coil spring (40% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.055% fail on Mounting
    • 2.1% fail on Wheel bearings (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Macpherson strut (160% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Macpherson strut (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.41% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.082% fail on Other suspension component (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.35% fail on Shock absorbers (76% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint dust cover (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.027% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 9.4% fail on Visibility (72% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Wipers (81% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Washers (75% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.14% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.14% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.14% fail on View to rear
      • 0.14% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.027% fail on Bonnet
  • 9.2% fail on Brakes (15% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Brake performance (36% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Service brake performance (69% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on Rbt (67% worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 3.0% fail on Service brake performance (73% worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.63% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.11% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.11% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance (67% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (69% worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 1.0% fail on Parking brake performance (73% worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.14% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.027% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.027% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.27% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.27% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.22% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.055% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.055% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.5% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.3% fail on Brake discs and drums (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Brake discs (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Brake linings and pads (34% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Brake pads (34% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.027% fail on Rod
        • 0.027% fail on Cable
        • 0.027% fail on Lever
    • 0.46% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.44% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.027% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.41% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.41% fail on Lever
    • 0.35% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.22% fail on Pedal
      • 0.14% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.16% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.16% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.16% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.082% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.082% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.11% fail on Rigid brake pipes (85% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 6.8% fail on Tyres
    • 4.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.082% fail on Size/type
  • 3.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 3.0% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 2.0% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.2% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.65% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.30% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 1.1% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.65% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.19% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.16% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (65% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.055% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.027% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.027% fail on Oxygen sensor
        • 0.027% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 0.22% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.19% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.027% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.027% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.027% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 1.1% fail on Steering (41% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Steering wheel (52 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Steering linkage components (75% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Track rod end (83% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.055% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.14% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.14% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.082% fail on Steering column (8 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.055% fail on Steering play
      • 0.055% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.027% fail on Power steering
      • 0.027% fail on Other components
  • 0.90% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.49% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.41% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.25% fail on Condition
      • 0.11% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.055% fail on Attachment (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
  • 0.38% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.25% fail on Condition
    • 0.14% fail on Attachment
  • 0.33% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.33% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.027% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.027% fail on Anchorages
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