Citroen C4 MOT Results

Registered in 2007
50.4% pass rate
from 20,854 tests in 2020
(17% worse than other 2007 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 2007 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen C4 is unusually good or bad.

  • 26% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (52% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 10% fail on Stop lamp (130% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Position lamps (81% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Position lamp (80% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on All position lamps (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Headlamps (34% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Headlamp (37% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Headlamp levelling device (49% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0096% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.0048% fail on Dipswitch
    • 4.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (76% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamp aim (16% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Headlamp aim (14% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (33% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Direction indicators (73% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Flashing type (73% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 3.5% fail on Individual direction indicators (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.48% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.23% fail on All direction indicators (74% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.0048% fail on Switch
      • 0.0048% fail on Semaphore
        • 0.0048% fail on Arm
    • 0.85% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (39% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Rear fog lamp (39% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.81% fail on Rear fog lamp (37% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.034% fail on Switch
      • 0.0096% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.0096% fail on Front fog lamps
    • 0.41% fail on Electrical equipment (38% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.12% fail on Horn (71% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.0096% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.038% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.0096% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.0096% fail on Outline marker lamp
    • 0.0048% fail on Daytime running lamps
    • 0.0048% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.0048% fail on Switch
    • 0.0048% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.0048% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.0048% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.0048% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 14% fail on Suspension (7.8% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Springs (12% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Coil springs (12% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 5.3% fail on Coil spring (12% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.048% fail on Mounting
      • 0.0048% fail on Bonded suspension units
        • 0.0048% fail on Attachment bracket
      • 0.0048% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 4.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (8.7% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Linkage ball joints (36% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (35% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Ball joint (34% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Ball joint dust cover (29% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Linkage (55% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (48% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on Pins and bushes (60% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.0096% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 4.0% fail on Suspension arms (15% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.9% fail on Pins and bushes (15% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Ball joint dust cover (28% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Suspension arm (89% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0048% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.79% fail on Shock absorbers (55% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.72% fail on Wheel bearings (23% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.67% fail on Other suspension component (100% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.058% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.034% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0096% fail on Other suspension component
    • 0.27% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (86% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.067% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0096% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.27% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (41% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Sub-frames (69% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.019% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0096% fail on Sub-frame (94% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0096% fail on Pins and bushes (90% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0096% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.11% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.058% fail on Ball joint (180% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.014% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0096% fail on Suspension rod
    • 0.11% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Operation (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Suspension unit (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Bellows (10 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0048% fail on Levelling valve
      • 0.0048% fail on Pipes
      • 0.0048% fail on Other components
    • 0.029% fail on Axles (81% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Swivel pins and bushes (82% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0048% fail on Axle
  • 13% fail on Brakes (21% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Mechanical brake components (71% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Brake linings and pads (58% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 4.1% fail on Brake pads (58% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.0096% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.9% fail on Brake discs and drums (49% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Brake discs (51% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.94% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.86% fail on Cable (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.053% fail on Lever
        • 0.024% fail on Linkage
        • 0.0096% fail on Relay lever (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.0048% fail on Pivot
    • 6.2% fail on Brake performance (20% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (48% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 3.9% fail on Rbt (sp) (55% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (89% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 2.1% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.1% fail on Rbt
          • 1.9% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.31% fail on Service brake imbalance (38% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.014% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance (22% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt (23% worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance (21% worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.16% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.014% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.043% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.034% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.0096% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.0096% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0096% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.42% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (30% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.41% fail on Rbt (sp) (30% better than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.35% fail on Service brake imbalance (28% better than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.10% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.0096% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.0096% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.20% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.4% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (45% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.78% fail on Electronic stability control (170% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Electronic braking system (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Parking brake control (62% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Electronic parking brake (7 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on Lever (83% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (150% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.33% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.30% fail on Pedal (83% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Hand lever (87% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.20% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.043% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.0048% fail on Master cylinder
      • 0.0048% fail on Valves
    • 0.21% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.067% fail on Rigid brake pipes (96% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.014% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.0096% fail on Other components
      • 0.0048% fail on Additional braking device
    • 0.0096% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0096% fail on Leaks
    • 0.0048% fail on Hand operated control valves
      • 0.0048% fail on Condition
  • 11% fail on Body, chassis, structure (79% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 8.6% fail on Transmission (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 8.3% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 8.3% fail on Joints (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.019% fail on Flexible couplings
        • 0.0048% fail on Drive shaft
        • 0.0048% fail on Bearing housing
      • 0.29% fail on Prop shafts (100% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Joints (150% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0096% fail on Belts
    • 1.3% fail on Exhaust system (44% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Engine mounting (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Engine mounting condition (7 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Bracket (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Seats (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Passenger's seat (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Driver's seat (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Doors (31% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.19% fail on Door condition
        • 0.024% fail on Catch (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Front passenger's door (70% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.024% fail on Door condition (77% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.0048% fail on Hinge
        • 0.0048% fail on Catch
      • 0.024% fail on Driver's door (73% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.024% fail on Door condition (71% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.21% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (62% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0096% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.0096% fail on Strengthening plate (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Body
      • 0.11% fail on Other body component
      • 0.058% fail on Panel
      • 0.0048% fail on Body condition
    • 0.14% fail on Chassis
      • 0.14% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.14% fail on Fuel system (59% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on System
      • 0.034% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (79% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Tank
      • 0.029% fail on Pipe
      • 0.0048% fail on Hose
    • 0.14% fail on Undertray (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.10% fail on Boot lid (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.086% fail on Boot lid condition (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Other boot lid component
    • 0.019% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.014% fail on Spare wheel condition
      • 0.0048% fail on Carrier
    • 0.019% fail on Towbar
      • 0.014% fail on Other towbar components
      • 0.0048% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.019% fail on Passenger compartment (7 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.0096% fail on Load security
      • 0.0048% fail on Loading door
      • 0.0048% fail on Access panel
  • 8.5% fail on Tyres (18% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Tread depth (35% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Condition (11% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Size/type (37% worse than other 2007 cars)
  • 8.2% fail on Visibility (30% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Washers (52% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Wipers
    • 0.34% fail on Driver's view (94% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Condition of glass (83% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Windscreen (88% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on View to rear
      • 0.21% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.0048% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.19% fail on Bonnet
  • 5.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (7.8% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Exhaust emissions (11% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Compression ignition (73% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (85% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.82% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (84% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.12% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.043% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.034% fail on Particulate filter (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.0096% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.038% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.014% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
      • 1.9% fail on Spark ignition (49% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (20% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Catalyst emissions (79% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Emissions not tested (70% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0096% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.0048% fail on NOx sensor
        • 0.014% fail on Non catalyst emissions
    • 0.55% fail on Fluid leaks (29% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.086% fail on Other leaks (99% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.019% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.058% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.048% fail on Undertray
      • 0.0096% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 4.4% fail on Steering (55% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Steering linkage components (50% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Track rod end (52% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint (80% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.029% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.014% fail on Other components
        • 0.014% fail on Steering linkage
    • 0.89% fail on Steering gear (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Steering rack (130% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Operation (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0048% fail on Steering box
    • 0.28% fail on Steering play (160% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Steering rack (170% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.096% fail on Power steering (47% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on Operation
      • 0.029% fail on Other components
      • 0.0048% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.048% fail on Electronic power steering
    • 0.0048% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.0048% fail on Flexible coupling
  • 0.96% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (39% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.65% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.32% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.29% fail on Condition (33% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Requirements
      • 0.014% fail on Attachment
    • 0.29% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (66% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.024% fail on Airbags
      • 0.019% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.0048% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.49% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.49% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.35% fail on Road Wheels (31% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Attachment
    • 0.024% fail on Condition (83% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 0.014% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.0096% fail on Anchorages
    • 0.0048% fail on Belt(s)/padding
  • 0.0048% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests
    • 0.0048% fail on Doors
      • 0.0048% fail on Emergency exits
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  • 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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