Citroen C4 MOT Results

Registered in 2015
78.1% pass rate
from 30,288 tests in 2020
(44% worse than other 2015 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 2015 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen C4 is unusually good or bad.

  • 7.7% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (91% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (6 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamp aim (50% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim (48% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (150% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamps (140% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp (170% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0066% fail on Dipswitch
      • 0.0033% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.0033% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.67% fail on Direction indicators (120% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Flashing type (120% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.56% fail on Side repeaters (140% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.099% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.0033% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.47% fail on Stop lamp (24% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Position lamps (42% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Position lamp (40% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (43% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Rear fog lamp (45% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Rear fog lamp (45% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.0033% fail on Switch
      • 0.0033% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.0033% fail on Front fog lamps
    • 0.079% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.043% fail on Horn
      • 0.023% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.0066% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.0066% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.013% fail on Reversing lamps (75% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Reversing lamps (75% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.0099% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.0099% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.0033% fail on Daytime running lamps
    • 0.0033% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.0033% fail on Switch
    • 0.0033% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 5.7% fail on Visibility (48% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Wipers (37% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Washers (82% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Driver's view (57% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.066% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.059% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.0066% fail on Window (6 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.063% fail on View to rear
      • 0.059% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.0033% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.013% fail on Bonnet
  • 5.1% fail on Tyres (35% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Tread depth (41% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Condition (33% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.069% fail on Size/type
    • 0.053% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 4.4% fail on Brakes (65% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Mechanical brake components (90% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Brake linings and pads (91% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 3.3% fail on Brake pads (92% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.0099% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.75% fail on Brake discs and drums (120% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.75% fail on Brake discs (120% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0066% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.0033% fail on Cable
        • 0.0033% fail on Lever
    • 0.73% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.45% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.44% fail on Rbt
          • 0.37% fail on Service brake performance (28% worse than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.092% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.0099% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0066% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
          • 0.0033% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.22% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.22% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.14% fail on Parking brake performance (85% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Rbt (83% worse than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.12% fail on Parking brake performance (110% worse than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.0066% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.0066% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0033% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.0033% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.050% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.050% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.033% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.017% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.026% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.12% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.089% fail on Pedal (98% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.12% fail on Hydraulic systems (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on Brake fluid (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Reservoirs (5 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0033% fail on Valves
    • 0.063% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.043% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.040% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.040% fail on Parking brake control (63% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Electronic parking brake
      • 0.017% fail on Lever (83% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.020% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.020% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.0099% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.0033% fail on Rigid brake pipes
  • 2.3% fail on Body, chassis, structure (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Exhaust system (7 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.72% fail on Transmission (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Drive shafts (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.69% fail on Joints (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.026% fail on Joints (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0099% fail on Belts (16 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Seats (6 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Driver's seat (9 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Passenger's seat (170% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.040% fail on Body
      • 0.030% fail on Other body component
      • 0.0066% fail on Panel
      • 0.0033% fail on Body condition
    • 0.020% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.0099% fail on Pipe
      • 0.0033% fail on Tank
      • 0.0033% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.0033% fail on System
    • 0.020% fail on Undertray
    • 0.017% fail on Doors
      • 0.0099% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.0099% fail on Door condition
      • 0.0066% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.0033% fail on Door condition
        • 0.0033% fail on Hinge
    • 0.013% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.0066% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.0066% fail on Bracket
    • 0.0099% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.0066% fail on Towbar
      • 0.0033% fail on Towbar condition
      • 0.0033% fail on Safety device
    • 0.0066% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.0033% fail on Boot lid condition
      • 0.0033% fail on Other boot lid component
    • 0.0033% fail on Chassis
      • 0.0033% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.0033% fail on Load security
      • 0.0033% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.0033% fail on Other tailgate component
  • 0.68% fail on Suspension (48% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.099% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.023% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.0066% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.0033% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.10% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.086% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.036% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.020% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.0099% fail on Linkage
      • 0.0066% fail on Linkage ball joints (84% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0033% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.0033% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0033% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.0033% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.050% fail on Springs (89% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Coil springs (89% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.046% fail on Coil spring (90% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.0033% fail on Mounting
    • 0.033% fail on Shock absorbers (89% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.033% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.033% fail on Ball joint (190% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.0066% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.0066% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0033% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.0066% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.0033% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.0033% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.0033% fail on Axles
      • 0.0033% fail on Axle
    • 0.0033% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 0.57% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.49% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.28% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.22% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (50% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.030% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (75% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.023% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.0066% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.0033% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.0033% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
      • 0.21% fail on Spark ignition (32% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.020% fail on Catalyst emissions (81% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.0066% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.073% fail on Fluid leaks (160% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Engine oil leaks (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0099% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.0033% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.023% fail on Noise suppression (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Undertray (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0066% fail on Sound deadening material (5 times worse than other 2015 cars)
  • 0.28% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.15% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.13% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
      • 0.0066% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0033% fail on Pre-tensioners
    • 0.0066% fail on Airbags
      • 0.0066% fail on Passengers airbag (5 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0033% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.20% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.16% fail on Attachment
    • 0.043% fail on Condition
  • 0.15% fail on Steering
    • 0.12% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.11% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.0066% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0033% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.0033% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.0099% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.0099% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.0099% fail on Steering play
      • 0.0099% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.0033% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.0033% fail on Steering column
    • 0.0033% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.0033% fail on Universal joint
  • 0.14% fail on Identification of the vehicle (36% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Registration plates (37% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.0033% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.0066% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.0033% fail on Anchorages
    • 0.0033% fail on Belt(s)/padding
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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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