Citroen C3 MOT Results

Registered in 2013
79.5% pass rate
from 5,646 tests in 2017
(21% worse than other 2013 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 2013 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen C3 is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.2% fail on Driver's view of the road (120% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 7.2% fail on Wipers (140% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Washers (69% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.071% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.9% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (23% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.80% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.76% fail on Registration plate lamp (41% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Position lamps (49% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Front lamps (50% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Rear lamps
    • 0.16% fail on Direction indicators (59% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Flashing type (59% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.089% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.035% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.035% fail on Side repeaters (87% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Horn
    • 0.071% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.035% fail on Rear fog lamp (80% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Fog lamp (79% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.018% fail on Battery
    • 0.018% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.018% fail on Lamp
  • 4.5% fail on Tyres
    • 3.0% fail on Tread depth (37% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Condition (34% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Size/type
    • 0.018% fail on Valve stem
  • 4.0% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (8 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Exhaust system (14 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Emissions (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.089% fail on Emissions not tested (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.035% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.018% fail on Pipe
      • 0.018% fail on System
  • 2.4% fail on Brakes
    • 1.8% fail on Hub components
      • 1.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.50% fail on Brake discs (130% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.28% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.27% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.089% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.089% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.035% fail on Service brake performance
    • 0.071% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.071% fail on Condition
    • 0.053% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.053% fail on Pedal
        • 0.053% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.053% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.035% fail on Components
        • 0.018% fail on Hoses
        • 0.018% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.018% fail on Leaks
    • 0.035% fail on Restricted movement
  • 1.3% fail on Suspension
    • 0.50% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.50% fail on Condition
    • 0.34% fail on Anti-roll bars (170% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (180% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.21% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.21% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 0.12% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.12% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.11% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.053% fail on Front
      • 0.053% fail on Rear
    • 0.053% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.035% fail on Shock absorbers (90% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Condition (90% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.018% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.018% fail on Condition
  • 0.32% fail on Steering
    • 0.27% fail on Steering system
      • 0.19% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.018% fail on Free play
        • 0.018% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.018% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.018% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.018% fail on Other components
        • 0.018% fail on Steering component
    • 0.035% fail on Steering control
      • 0.018% fail on Steering lock
      • 0.018% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.018% fail on Steering operation
  • 0.30% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.21% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.16% fail on Condition
      • 0.035% fail on Installation check (21 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.035% fail on Belt(s)/padding (31 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Attachment
    • 0.089% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.071% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.018% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.18% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.18% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.16% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.089% fail on Doors
      • 0.089% fail on Passengers other (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.035% fail on Body condition
    • 0.018% fail on Body security
    • 0.018% fail on Spare wheel
  • 0.14% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.14% fail on Attachment
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  • Citroen C3 (2010 - 2017)
    Neat looking small hatchback. Uses some of the same engines as MINI. 1.6 HDi is the best in the range. Excellent ride quality.

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