Citroen C4 MOT Results

Registered in 2006
48.1% pass rate
from 10,493 tests in 2017
(23% worse than other 2006 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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen C4 is unusually good or bad.

  • 35% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (62% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 13% fail on Stop lamp (180% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 11% fail on Position lamps (82% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 8.8% fail on Front lamps (88% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Rear lamps (80% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on All position lamps
    • 11% fail on Headlamp aim (94% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 9.7% fail on Registration plate lamp (62% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Headlamps (55% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Headlamp (55% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.11% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.019% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
        • 0.0095% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.048% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.029% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.019% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.029% fail on Switch
      • 0.019% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.0095% fail on Dipswitch
    • 5.5% fail on Direction indicators (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Flashing type (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 4.3% fail on Individual lamps (140% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.89% fail on All direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.49% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.019% fail on Tell tales
    • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp (96% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Fog lamp (97% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.019% fail on Switch
    • 0.78% fail on Battery (65% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Horn
    • 0.24% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.067% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.057% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.0095% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.0095% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.0095% fail on Tell tale
  • 18% fail on Suspension (9.6% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 8.3% fail on Coil springs (69% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 8.2% fail on Condition (69% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Location
    • 4.9% fail on Anti-roll bars (14% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (25% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.12% fail on Linkage condition (56% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Condition
      • 0.019% fail on Attachment
    • 3.2% fail on Drive shafts
      • 3.2% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 3.2% fail on Constant velocity joints
        • 0.019% fail on Couplings
      • 0.038% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.038% fail on Drive shafts
    • 2.1% fail on Suspension arms (43% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (42% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0095% fail on Condition
    • 1.4% fail on Wheel bearings (27% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Rear
      • 0.63% fail on Front (43% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.93% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.79% fail on Shock absorbers (47% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Condition (47% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.26% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (77% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Prescribed areas (59% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.076% fail on Component mounting (78% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0095% fail on Spring mounting
    • 0.15% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.15% fail on Condition
    • 0.038% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.038% fail on Condition
    • 0.038% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.038% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.029% fail on Sub-frames (84% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.019% fail on General condition
    • 0.019% fail on Trailing arms (92% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (92% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.0095% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.0095% fail on Suspension unit
  • 14% fail on Brakes (22% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 8.6% fail on Brake performance (52% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Rear wheels (100% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Parking brake performance (84% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.97% fail on Front wheels (26% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.15% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.076% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.019% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.0095% fail on Parking brake operation
    • 5.3% fail on Hub components (60% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Brake pads (44% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Brake discs (93% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Brake calipers (160% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0095% fail on Brake linings
    • 1.2% fail on Hydraulic systems (59% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.97% fail on Components (64% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.43% fail on Hoses
        • 0.29% fail on Reservoirs (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Pipes (89% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.019% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.27% fail on Leaks
      • 0.029% fail on Operation
    • 0.73% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.73% fail on Condition
    • 0.64% fail on ABS
    • 0.49% fail on Restricted movement (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.11% fail on Cable
      • 0.095% fail on Lever (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Pivot (7 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Linkage (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.26% fail on Pedal
        • 0.24% fail on Anti-slip (100% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.019% fail on Condition
    • 0.095% fail on Electronic stability system (54% better than other 2006 cars)
  • 9.5% fail on Tyres (12% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Tread depth (25% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.54% fail on Size/type (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Valve stem
  • 7.9% fail on Steering (160% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 7.8% fail on Steering system (190% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Track rod end (180% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Ball joint (140% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Steering arm (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Free play (200% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Steering rack (200% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Drag link end (170% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Other components (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.067% fail on Steering pivot point (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.067% fail on Power steering (76% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Operation
      • 0.0095% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.0095% fail on Other components
    • 0.038% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.0095% fail on Locking devices
  • 7.0% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.8% fail on Washers (37% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Wipers (30% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.21% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.12% fail on Bonnet
  • 4.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 2.9% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.8% fail on Emissions
    • 0.33% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.16% fail on Fuel system (64% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on System (58% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Cap (73% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Tank
      • 0.019% fail on Pipe
  • 1.1% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.45% fail on Seats (190% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Passengers (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Drivers (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Doors
      • 0.27% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.067% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.038% fail on Drivers
    • 0.17% fail on Body condition (47% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.086% fail on Body security (200% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.048% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.038% fail on Load security
      • 0.019% fail on Tailgate
      • 0.0095% fail on Access panel
      • 0.0095% fail on Bootlid
    • 0.0095% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.0095% fail on Chassis
  • 0.88% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (51% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (54% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (61% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.086% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.0095% fail on Seat belt pre-tensioner
      • 0.0095% fail on Passengers airbag
    • 0.40% fail on Seat belts (47% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Condition
      • 0.095% fail on Prescribed areas (67% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Requirements
      • 0.019% fail on Attachment
  • 0.68% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.68% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.10% fail on Road Wheels (76% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.067% fail on Attachment (78% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.038% fail on Condition (72% better than other 2006 cars)
  • 0.019% fail on Towbars
    • 0.019% fail on Towbar
Read the Honest John Review

  • Citroen C4 (2004 - 2010)
    Brave styling, decent quality interior and excellent crash test ratings. 1.6 HDi EGS qualifies for £30pa tax. Good compromise between ride and handling

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