Citroen C4 Picasso MOT Results

Registered in 2008
51.3% pass rate
from 13,994 tests in 2017
(32% worse than other 2008 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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen C4 Picasso is unusually good or bad.

  • 34% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (89% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 15% fail on Position lamps (200% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 14% fail on Front lamps (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Rear lamps (57% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.086% fail on All position lamps (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 12% fail on Registration plate lamp (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 11% fail on Stop lamp (180% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 7.2% fail on Headlamp aim (52% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Headlamps (56% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Headlamp (60% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Matched pair (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.014% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.0071% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.014% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (79% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.0071% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.0071% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.0071% fail on Switch
      • 0.0071% fail on Dipswitch
    • 3.5% fail on Direction indicators (95% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Flashing type (95% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 2.9% fail on Individual lamps (170% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on All direction indicators (96% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Side repeaters (40% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.0071% fail on Tell tales
    • 0.59% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.57% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.014% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.014% fail on Switch
    • 0.21% fail on Horn
    • 0.19% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.11% fail on Electrical wiring (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.093% fail on Battery (66% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.057% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.036% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.029% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.021% fail on Switch
      • 0.0071% fail on Lamp
  • 16% fail on Suspension (16% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 9.1% fail on Drive shafts (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 9.0% fail on Front drive shafts (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 9.0% fail on Constant velocity joints (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.029% fail on Couplings
      • 0.093% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.093% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Coil springs (43% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Condition (43% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Location
    • 2.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (15% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (18% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.11% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.014% fail on Condition
    • 1.4% fail on Suspension arms (42% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (41% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0071% fail on Attachment
    • 0.74% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.71% fail on Shock absorbers (46% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Condition (46% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Wheel bearings (40% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Rear
      • 0.14% fail on Front (50% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.19% fail on Condition
    • 0.086% fail on Air suspension (15 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Operation (13 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Suspension unit (15 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Bellows (32 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.086% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.086% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.029% fail on Prescribed areas (79% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Component mounting (85% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.014% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.0071% fail on Condition
      • 0.0071% fail on Attachment
    • 0.0071% fail on General condition
    • 0.0071% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.0071% fail on Other components
    • 0.0071% fail on Gas suspension
      • 0.0071% fail on Other components
    • 0.0071% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.0071% fail on Attachment
  • 11% fail on Brakes (38% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Hub components (64% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Brake pads (75% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Brake discs (29% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Brake calipers (180% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Brake performance (32% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Parking brake performance (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.80% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.24% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.071% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.057% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.0071% fail on Gradient hand brake
    • 0.84% fail on Mechanical components (11 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Cable (12 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Lever
      • 0.014% fail on Linkage (17 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Pivot (12 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.79% fail on Parking brake (37% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Electronic parking brake (13 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Condition (92% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.67% fail on Hydraulic systems (51% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Components (58% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Hoses
        • 0.15% fail on Pipes (84% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.071% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.021% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.16% fail on Leaks
      • 0.043% fail on Operation
      • 0.0071% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.63% fail on Electronic stability system (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on ABS (46% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Service brake control components (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Pedal (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.44% fail on Anti-slip (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.057% fail on Condition
    • 0.13% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.0071% fail on Additional braking devices
    • 0.0071% fail on Locking devices
  • 10% fail on Driver's view of the road (73% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Wipers (74% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Washers (88% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.64% fail on Windscreen (65% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.071% fail on Bonnet
  • 9.4% fail on Tyres (21% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Tread depth (53% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.13% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.071% fail on Size/type (65% better than other 2008 cars)
  • 1.2% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (57% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Emissions (53% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Exhaust system (79% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.22% fail on System (96% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Cap (76% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Pipe
      • 0.0071% fail on Tank
      • 0.0071% fail on Hose
    • 0.18% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 1.2% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (28% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (61% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (63% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.0071% fail on Passengers airbag
    • 0.35% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.25% fail on Condition
      • 0.043% fail on Requirements
      • 0.043% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.014% fail on Attachment
  • 1.2% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (86% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Seats (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Drivers (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Passengers (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Doors
      • 0.29% fail on Passengers other (150% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Passengers front (82% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0071% fail on Drivers
    • 0.15% fail on Body condition
    • 0.064% fail on Load security (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Bootlid (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Tailgate (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.057% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.029% fail on Body security
    • 0.014% fail on Spare wheel
    • 0.0071% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.0071% fail on Chassis
  • 0.58% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.58% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.49% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.47% fail on Attachment (77% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.014% fail on Condition (89% better than other 2008 cars)
  • 0.41% fail on Steering (74% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Steering system (80% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.11% fail on Track rod end (88% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Steering rack (88% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0071% fail on Free play
        • 0.0071% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.0071% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.11% fail on Steering operation (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.014% fail on Power steering (90% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Operation
    • 0.0071% fail on Locking devices

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