Citroen C4 MOT Results

Registered in 2008
52.2% pass rate
from 6,762 tests in 2017
(29% 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 is unusually good or bad.

  • 30% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (65% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 12% fail on Stop lamp (200% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 8.6% fail on Position lamps (76% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 7.3% fail on Front lamps (88% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Rear lamps (31% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on All position lamps (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 8.5% fail on Headlamp aim (80% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 8.0% fail on Registration plate lamp (59% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Headlamps (62% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Headlamp (67% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.015% fail on Switch
      • 0.015% fail on Dipswitch
    • 1.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.6% fail on Individual lamps (49% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Side repeaters (69% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.015% fail on Switch
    • 1.0% fail on Rear fog lamp (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Fog lamp (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (97% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Battery
    • 0.10% fail on Horn (65% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.074% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.030% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.015% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.015% fail on Lamp
  • 18% fail on Suspension (32% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 8.1% fail on Drive shafts (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 8.0% fail on Front drive shafts (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 8.0% fail on Constant velocity joints (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.044% fail on Couplings (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.015% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.089% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.089% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Coil springs
      • 5.1% fail on Condition
    • 4.0% fail on Anti-roll bars (38% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (43% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (50% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.030% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Wheel bearings (75% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Front (190% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Rear
    • 1.1% fail on Suspension arms (56% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (57% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Condition
      • 0.015% fail on Attachment
    • 0.87% fail on Shock absorbers (34% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Condition (34% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.24% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.24% fail on Condition
    • 0.16% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.16% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.030% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.015% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.015% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.015% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.015% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 9.0% fail on Brakes (13% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Hub components (52% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Brake pads (49% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Brake discs (94% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Brake calipers
    • 3.9% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.4% fail on Rear wheels (39% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.90% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.24% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.059% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.044% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.015% fail on Brake operation
    • 0.53% fail on Hydraulic systems (61% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Components (62% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Hoses
        • 0.15% fail on Reservoirs (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.059% fail on Pipes (94% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Leaks
      • 0.015% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.52% fail on ABS
    • 0.27% fail on Parking brake (54% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Condition (54% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.25% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.21% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.19% fail on Pedal
        • 0.19% fail on Anti-slip
      • 0.015% fail on Pedal linkage
        • 0.015% fail on Cable
    • 0.13% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.13% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.12% fail on Cable
      • 0.015% fail on Lever
  • 8.7% fail on Tyres (12% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Tread depth (27% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.52% fail on Size/type (150% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.074% fail on Valve stem
  • 8.3% fail on Steering (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 7.9% fail on Steering system (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Track rod end (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Steering rack (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Steering arm (13 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Ball joint (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Free play (11 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.56% fail on Steering rack (11 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Drag link end (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Other components (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.044% fail on Steering pivot point (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.015% fail on Steering component
    • 0.30% fail on Power steering (97% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Operation (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Pump (31 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Other components
      • 0.015% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.13% fail on Steering operation (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
  • 6.2% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.9% fail on Wipers
    • 2.7% fail on Washers
    • 0.52% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.24% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.22% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.015% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 3.0% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 1.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.0% fail on Emissions
    • 0.19% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.15% fail on System
      • 0.015% fail on Hose
      • 0.015% fail on Pipe
      • 0.015% fail on Cap
    • 0.18% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.68% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.37% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.34% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.030% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.31% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.25% fail on Condition
      • 0.044% fail on Requirements
      • 0.015% fail on Attachment
  • 0.53% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.53% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.31% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (50% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Doors
      • 0.059% fail on Drivers
      • 0.059% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.015% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.089% fail on Body condition
    • 0.059% fail on Seats
      • 0.044% fail on Drivers
      • 0.015% fail on Passengers
    • 0.044% fail on Body security
  • 0.12% fail on Road Wheels (70% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.074% fail on Attachment (72% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.030% fail on Condition
    • 0.015% fail on Hubs
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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