Citroen C4 MOT Results

Registered in 2012
77.4% pass rate
from 4,817 tests in 2017
(7.7% worse than other 2012 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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen C4 is unusually good or bad.

  • 11% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (31% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Registration plate lamp (130% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim (51% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamps (36% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp (40% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.042% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale' (21 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Switch
    • 1.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.79% fail on Position lamps (47% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Front lamps (45% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Rear lamps
    • 0.66% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.66% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.48% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.17% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.021% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.21% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.21% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.19% fail on Horn
    • 0.062% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.042% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.021% fail on Battery
  • 6.6% fail on Tyres (18% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Tread depth (29% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.083% fail on Size/type
    • 0.021% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.6% fail on Driver's view of the road (28% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Wipers (35% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Washers
    • 0.39% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.042% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.3% fail on Brakes
    • 2.9% fail on Hub components
      • 2.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.73% fail on Brake discs (110% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.46% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.37% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.21% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.12% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.083% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.021% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.33% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.27% fail on Electronic parking brake (11 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on Condition
    • 0.25% fail on Service brake control components (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Pedal (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Anti-slip (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.021% fail on Condition
    • 0.25% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.25% fail on Components
        • 0.15% fail on Hoses
        • 0.10% fail on Reservoirs (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on ABS
    • 0.021% fail on Electronic stability system
  • 2.1% fail on Suspension (43% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.91% fail on Coil springs (44% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Condition (44% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Location
    • 0.42% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.42% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.42% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 0.39% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.31% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.083% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.19% fail on Suspension arms (65% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (64% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.062% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.042% fail on Rear
      • 0.021% fail on Front
    • 0.062% fail on Shock absorbers (87% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on Condition (87% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.021% fail on Air suspension
      • 0.021% fail on Operation
      • 0.021% fail on Suspension unit
  • 0.29% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.12% fail on Doors
      • 0.10% fail on Passengers other (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.10% fail on Body condition
    • 0.062% fail on Seats
      • 0.042% fail on Drivers
      • 0.021% fail on Passengers
  • 0.25% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.12% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.12% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.12% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.10% fail on Condition
      • 0.021% fail on Requirements
  • 0.19% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (71% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.083% fail on Emissions
    • 0.062% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.042% fail on System
      • 0.021% fail on Pipe
    • 0.042% fail on Exhaust system (90% better than other 2012 cars)
  • 0.15% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.12% fail on Attachment
    • 0.021% fail on Condition
  • 0.12% fail on Registration plates and VIN (67% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Registration plate (67% better than other 2012 cars)
  • 0.083% fail on Steering (79% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.062% fail on Power steering
      • 0.062% fail on Operation (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.021% fail on Steering system
      • 0.021% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.021% fail on Steering operation
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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