Citroen C3 Picasso MOT Results

Registered in 2009
57.0% pass rate
from 5,723 tests in 2017
(27% 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 C3 Picasso is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (58% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 11% fail on Registration plate lamp (160% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 8.2% fail on Stop lamp (160% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.7% fail on Front lamps (24% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Rear lamps (39% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.8% fail on Direction indicators (150% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Flashing type (150% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Individual lamps (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.35% fail on All direction indicators (150% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Side repeaters (54% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Switch
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamps (43% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Headlamp (49% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim (18% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.35% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.14% fail on Battery
    • 0.14% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.087% fail on Horn
    • 0.017% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 12% fail on Suspension
    • 4.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (59% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (66% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (60% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Linkage condition
    • 2.7% fail on Drive shafts (150% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Front drive shafts (150% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 2.7% fail on Constant velocity joints (150% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.035% fail on Drive shafts
    • 2.3% fail on Suspension arms (25% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (27% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Attachment
    • 1.6% fail on Wheel bearings (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Front (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Rear (69% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Coil springs (67% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Condition (69% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Location
    • 1.00% fail on Front suspension joints (97% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Shock absorbers (79% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Condition (79% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
    • 0.10% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.10% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.052% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.052% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.017% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.017% fail on Attachment
    • 0.017% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 7.6% fail on Tyres
    • 4.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.087% fail on Size/type
    • 0.087% fail on Valve stem
  • 7.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Exhaust system (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.87% fail on Emissions (49% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.052% fail on Fuel system (73% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on System
  • 6.4% fail on Brakes
    • 4.0% fail on Hub components (43% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 2.0% fail on Brake discs (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.017% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.5% fail on Brake performance (49% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.58% fail on Rear wheels (61% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.17% fail on Parking brake performance (82% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.017% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.61% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.54% fail on Components
        • 0.42% fail on Hoses (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Pipes (79% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.052% fail on Leaks
      • 0.035% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.45% fail on Service brake control components (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Pedal (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.44% fail on Anti-slip (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Condition
    • 0.23% fail on ABS
    • 0.10% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.052% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.017% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.017% fail on Condition
  • 5.4% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.1% fail on Washers (45% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Wipers (22% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.052% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.035% fail on Bonnet
  • 4.4% fail on Steering (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Steering system (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Track rod end (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.052% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.070% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.035% fail on Power steering
      • 0.017% fail on Electronic power steering
      • 0.017% fail on Operation
    • 0.017% fail on Steering control
      • 0.017% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.017% fail on Universal joint
  • 0.51% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.40% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.35% fail on Condition
      • 0.035% fail on Requirements
      • 0.017% fail on Attachment
    • 0.10% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (69% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (67% better than other 2009 cars)
  • 0.33% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.33% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.23% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.21% fail on Attachment
    • 0.017% fail on Condition
  • 0.19% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (57% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.087% fail on Body condition
    • 0.052% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.035% fail on Doors (81% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.017% fail on Seats
      • 0.017% fail on Drivers

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