Citroen C4 MOT Results

Registered in 2007
49.2% pass rate
from 9,844 tests in 2017
(28% 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.

  • 34% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (69% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 13% fail on Stop lamp (190% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 10% fail on Position lamps (78% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 8.3% fail on Front lamps (84% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Rear lamps (70% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.010% fail on Switch
    • 10% fail on Registration plate lamp (70% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 9.6% fail on Headlamp aim (97% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Headlamps (52% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Headlamp (56% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.030% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.010% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.010% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.010% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.010% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.010% fail on Switch
      • 0.010% fail on Dipswitch
    • 4.8% fail on Direction indicators (97% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Flashing type (97% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 3.9% fail on Individual lamps (130% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.68% fail on All direction indicators (160% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Side repeaters (66% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.010% fail on Switch
      • 0.010% fail on Semaphore
        • 0.010% fail on Tell tales
    • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (130% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Fog lamp (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.020% fail on Switch
    • 0.45% fail on Battery
    • 0.25% fail on Horn
    • 0.16% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.051% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.030% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.020% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.020% fail on Switch
  • 19% fail on Suspension (28% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 7.8% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 7.7% fail on Front drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 7.6% fail on Constant velocity joints (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.010% fail on Couplings
      • 0.12% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Coil springs (29% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 6.7% fail on Condition (29% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Location
    • 4.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (15% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (17% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (38% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Linkage condition (58% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Condition
    • 1.7% fail on Suspension arms (42% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (42% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Attachment
    • 1.3% fail on Wheel bearings (58% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Front (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Rear
    • 0.94% fail on Shock absorbers (34% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.94% fail on Condition (34% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.19% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.18% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.010% fail on Condition
    • 0.071% fail on Macpherson strut (69% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Condition (69% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.061% fail on Trailing arms (75% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (73% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.061% fail on Prescribed areas (74% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Component mounting (82% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.020% fail on General condition (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.020% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.020% fail on Condition
    • 0.020% fail on Sub-frames (89% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Condition
      • 0.010% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.010% fail on Torsion bars
      • 0.010% fail on Condition
    • 0.010% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.010% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 11% fail on Brakes (16% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Brake performance (28% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Rear wheels (75% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.82% fail on Front wheels (29% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.091% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.071% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.030% fail on Brake operation
    • 5.0% fail on Hub components (54% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Brake pads (48% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Brake discs (96% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.020% fail on Brake linings
    • 0.88% fail on Hydraulic systems (54% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Components (52% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.48% fail on Hoses
        • 0.18% fail on Reservoirs (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Pipes (87% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Leaks
      • 0.010% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.61% fail on ABS
    • 0.36% fail on Restricted movement (87% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Mechanical components (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Cable (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Lever
    • 0.24% fail on Parking brake (61% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Condition (60% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.12% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.12% fail on Pedal
        • 0.12% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.081% fail on Electronic stability system (58% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 8.8% fail on Tyres (8.9% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Tread depth (22% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.41% fail on Size/type (89% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Valve stem
  • 8.3% fail on Steering (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 8.2% fail on Steering system (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Track rod end (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Steering rack (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Ball joint (180% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Steering arm (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Free play (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Steering rack (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Drag link end (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Other components (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.051% fail on Steering pivot point (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Power steering
      • 0.051% fail on Other components
      • 0.020% fail on Pump
      • 0.010% fail on Electronic power steering
      • 0.010% fail on Operation
      • 0.010% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.010% fail on Rams
    • 0.010% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.010% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 6.5% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.2% fail on Washers (23% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Wipers
    • 0.63% fail on Windscreen (50% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.11% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.010% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 3.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 2.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.5% fail on Emissions
    • 0.17% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.091% fail on Fuel system (72% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on System
      • 0.020% fail on Tank
      • 0.020% fail on Pipe
  • 0.90% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.34% fail on Doors
      • 0.28% fail on Passengers other (66% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Drivers
      • 0.010% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.21% fail on Seats (98% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Passengers (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Drivers
    • 0.15% fail on Body condition
    • 0.10% fail on Engine mountings (160% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.061% fail on Body security
    • 0.061% fail on Load security (200% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Tailgate (7 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Bootlid
    • 0.010% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.010% fail on Chassis
  • 0.52% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (57% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Seat belts (47% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Condition
      • 0.030% fail on Attachment
      • 0.020% fail on Requirements
      • 0.020% fail on Prescribed areas (86% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (66% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (64% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 0.50% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.50% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.14% fail on Road Wheels (66% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Attachment (55% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.010% fail on Condition
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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