Citroen C4 MOT Results

Registered in 2014
75.4% pass rate
from 22,855 tests in 2020
(32% worse than other 2014 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 2014 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen C4 is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.8% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (73% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim (52% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim (51% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (69% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamps (74% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Headlamp (85% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.0088% fail on Dipswitch
      • 0.0088% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (86% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Direction indicators (190% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Flashing type (190% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.013% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.46% fail on Stop lamp (61% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Position lamps (65% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Position lamp (67% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.15% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.15% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.14% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.0088% fail on Switch
    • 0.14% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.092% fail on Horn
      • 0.018% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.018% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.013% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.035% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0088% fail on Main beam tell-tale (5 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.031% fail on Reversing lamps (62% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Reversing lamps (61% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.013% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 6.6% fail on Tyres (48% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Tread depth (45% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Condition (59% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.061% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.057% fail on Size/type
  • 5.2% fail on Brakes (48% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Mechanical brake components (78% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Brake linings and pads (86% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 3.9% fail on Brake pads (86% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.026% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.88% fail on Brake discs and drums (72% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.88% fail on Brake discs (72% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.50% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.49% fail on Rbt
          • 0.39% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.11% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.0088% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0088% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.17% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (39% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Rbt (sp) (36% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.083% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.083% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.048% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.039% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.053% fail on Parking brake performance (59% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.053% fail on Rbt (58% better than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.053% fail on Parking brake performance (51% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.22% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (130% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Anti-lock braking system (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Electronic stability control (130% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0044% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.096% fail on Hydraulic systems (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Brake fluid (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.066% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.066% fail on Pedal
    • 0.061% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.053% fail on Electronic parking brake (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0088% fail on Lever (91% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.044% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.026% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.026% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.0088% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.0088% fail on Other components
    • 0.0044% fail on Rigid brake pipes
  • 4.1% fail on Visibility
    • 2.1% fail on Washers (62% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Wipers (31% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.057% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.057% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.039% fail on View to rear
      • 0.039% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.0044% fail on Bonnet
  • 1.7% fail on Suspension (25% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Wheel bearings (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Suspension arms (33% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint (41% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.013% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.43% fail on Anti-roll bars (100% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint dust cover (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.013% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0044% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.0044% fail on Linkage
      • 0.0044% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 0.27% fail on Springs (67% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Coil springs (67% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Coil spring (67% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.0044% fail on Mounting
    • 0.079% fail on Shock absorbers (81% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.013% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.0088% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0044% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.0088% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.0044% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0044% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.0088% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.0044% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.0044% fail on Ball joint
  • 1.4% fail on Body, chassis, structure (56% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.67% fail on Transmission (69% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Drive shafts (69% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.63% fail on Joints (68% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.0044% fail on Drive shaft
        • 0.0044% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.018% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.018% fail on Joints
      • 0.013% fail on Belts (12 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.23% fail on Seats (6 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Driver's seat (8 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Passenger's seat (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.061% fail on Body
      • 0.057% fail on Other body component
      • 0.0044% fail on Panel
    • 0.048% fail on Doors
      • 0.031% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.031% fail on Door condition
        • 0.0044% fail on Catch
      • 0.013% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.0088% fail on Door condition
        • 0.0044% fail on Catch
      • 0.0044% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.0044% fail on Door condition
    • 0.031% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.018% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.0088% fail on Pipe
      • 0.0044% fail on Tank
    • 0.031% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.018% fail on Undertray
    • 0.0088% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.0088% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.0044% fail on Chassis
      • 0.0044% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.0044% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.0044% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.0044% fail on Towbar
      • 0.0044% fail on Safety device
  • 1.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.99% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (5 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.15% fail on Condition
      • 0.013% fail on Requirements
      • 0.0088% fail on Attachment
    • 0.035% fail on Airbags (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Drivers airbag (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0044% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.46% fail on Steering (38% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Steering linkage components (51% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Track rod end (62% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0088% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0044% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.022% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.022% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.022% fail on Steering wheel (8 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.013% fail on Power steering
      • 0.013% fail on Operation
    • 0.0088% fail on Steering column
    • 0.0044% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.0044% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.0044% fail on Steering play
      • 0.0044% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.46% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (50% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Exhaust emissions (50% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Compression ignition (47% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.074% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (69% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.018% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.0088% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.0044% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
      • 0.20% fail on Spark ignition (53% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (45% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.057% fail on Catalyst emissions (63% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.0088% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.013% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.0088% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.0044% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.0044% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.0044% fail on Undertray
  • 0.30% fail on Road Wheels (47% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Attachment (77% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.031% fail on Condition
  • 0.12% fail on Identification of the vehicle (47% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Registration plates (47% better than other 2014 cars)
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    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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