Citroen C4 MOT Results

Registered in 2011
71.4% pass rate
from 4,185 tests in 2017
(16% worse than other 2011 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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen C4 is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (28% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 7.3% fail on Registration plate lamp (170% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Headlamp aim (56% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Headlamps (38% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp (38% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.024% fail on Switch
    • 0.76% fail on Stop lamp (53% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Position lamps (70% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Front lamps (66% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Rear lamps (88% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Direction indicators (56% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Flashing type (56% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.072% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.19% fail on Horn
    • 0.17% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.17% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.048% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.024% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.024% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.024% fail on Switch
    • 0.024% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 7.8% fail on Tyres (23% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Condition (28% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Tread depth (24% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.072% fail on Size/type
    • 0.024% fail on Valve stem
  • 6.1% fail on Suspension
    • 3.2% fail on Coil springs (35% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Condition (35% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Drive shafts (190% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Front drive shafts (190% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Constant velocity joints (190% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.024% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.72% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.45% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.17% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.072% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.024% fail on Condition
    • 0.48% fail on Suspension arms (49% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (47% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Shock absorbers (60% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Condition (60% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.12% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.072% fail on Front
      • 0.048% fail on Rear
    • 0.024% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.024% fail on Condition
  • 5.6% fail on Driver's view of the road (25% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Wipers (48% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Washers
    • 0.41% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.14% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.4% fail on Brakes
    • 3.3% fail on Hub components
      • 2.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.84% fail on Brake discs (91% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Brake linings (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.4% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.57% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.48% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.33% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.12% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.12% fail on Service brake performance
    • 0.60% fail on Hydraulic systems (76% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Components (130% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Hoses (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Pipes
        • 0.072% fail on Reservoirs (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Leaks
    • 0.31% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.29% fail on Electronic parking brake (7 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Condition
    • 0.19% fail on Service brake control components (170% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Pedal (170% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Anti-slip (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.072% fail on ABS
    • 0.048% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.048% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.024% fail on Additional braking devices
  • 0.31% fail on Steering
    • 0.26% fail on Steering system
      • 0.12% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.048% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.048% fail on Track rod end (85% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.024% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.072% fail on Power steering
      • 0.024% fail on Operation
      • 0.024% fail on Pump
      • 0.024% fail on Other components
    • 0.024% fail on Steering operation
  • 0.29% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.12% fail on Doors
      • 0.12% fail on Passengers other (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.072% fail on Body condition
    • 0.048% fail on Seats
      • 0.048% fail on Passengers
    • 0.048% fail on Load security
      • 0.024% fail on Access panel
      • 0.024% fail on Bootlid
    • 0.024% fail on Body security
  • 0.24% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.14% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.14% fail on Condition
    • 0.096% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.096% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.22% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.22% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.19% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (78% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.048% fail on Exhaust system (91% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.048% fail on Emissions
    • 0.048% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.048% fail on System
    • 0.048% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.12% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.096% fail on Attachment
    • 0.024% fail on Condition
Read the Honest John Review

  • Citroen C4 (2011 - 2018)
    Huge improvement in quality on previous C4. Comfortable and quiet on the move. Large and useful boot. Good HDi diesel engines. Neat styling.

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