Citroen C4 MOT Results

Registered in 2016
82.1% pass rate
from 20,471 tests in 2020
(46% worse than other 2016 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 2016 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen C4 is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.4% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (83% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim (74% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim (69% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (4 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Headlamps (190% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Direction indicators (49% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Flashing type (49% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on Side repeaters (45% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.083% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.0098% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.37% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.17% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.16% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.0049% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.0049% fail on Switch
    • 0.078% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (48% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Rear fog lamp (47% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.064% fail on Rear fog lamp (57% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.020% fail on Switch (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.059% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.029% fail on Horn
      • 0.015% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.0098% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.0049% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.0098% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.0049% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.0049% fail on Reversing lamp switch
    • 0.0049% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.0049% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.0049% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 4.4% fail on Tyres (24% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Condition (28% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Tread depth (19% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.059% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.049% fail on Size/type
  • 3.8% fail on Brakes (89% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Mechanical brake components (100% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Brake linings and pads (110% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 2.7% fail on Brake pads (110% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.015% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.41% fail on Brake discs and drums (75% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.41% fail on Brake discs (76% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0098% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.0049% fail on Lever
        • 0.0049% fail on Linkage
    • 0.67% fail on Brake performance (59% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.30% fail on Rbt
          • 0.26% fail on Service brake performance (50% worse than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.044% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.0049% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0049% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.20% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (66% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Rbt (sp) (70% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0049% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 0.18% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Rbt (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.16% fail on Parking brake performance (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.0098% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.0049% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.0098% fail on Plate brake tester (5 times worse than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.0049% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.0049% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.078% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.078% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.064% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.034% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.0098% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.20% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (110% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Pedal (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0098% fail on Hand lever (80% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.088% fail on Hydraulic systems (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Reservoirs (4 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Brake fluid (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.064% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.034% fail on Lever (61% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.029% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.020% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.015% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.0049% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.0049% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.0049% fail on Other components
  • 3.7% fail on Visibility (30% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Washers (110% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Wipers
    • 0.13% fail on Driver's view (86% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.10% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.059% fail on View to rear
      • 0.059% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.0049% fail on Bonnet
  • 1.3% fail on Body, chassis, structure (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Transmission (8 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Drive shafts (8 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.69% fail on Joints (8 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0049% fail on Flexible couplings
        • 0.0049% fail on Bearing housing
      • 0.0098% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.0098% fail on Joints
    • 0.23% fail on Seats (9 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Driver's seat (12 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Passenger's seat (7 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Exhaust system (160% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.078% fail on Body (120% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Other body component (150% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0049% fail on Panel
    • 0.034% fail on Doors
      • 0.020% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.020% fail on Door condition
      • 0.015% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.0098% fail on Catch (15 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0049% fail on Door condition
        • 0.0049% fail on Hinge
    • 0.029% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.029% fail on Undertray (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.024% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.015% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.0049% fail on Pipe
      • 0.0049% fail on System
  • 1.0% fail on Suspension (68% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.72% fail on Anti-roll bars (8 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Linkage ball joints (15 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint (14 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.024% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.020% fail on Linkage
      • 0.0049% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 0.17% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.093% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.068% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0049% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.0049% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0049% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.059% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.034% fail on Shock absorbers (81% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.029% fail on Suspension rods (14 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Ball joint (39 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.024% fail on Springs (83% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Coil springs (83% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.024% fail on Coil spring (83% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.015% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.0098% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0049% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.0049% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.0049% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.0049% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.0049% fail on Suspension unit
  • 0.37% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.31% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.18% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.16% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.020% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
      • 0.14% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.11% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.020% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.015% fail on Catalyst emissions (77% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.044% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.044% fail on Engine oil leaks (170% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.0098% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.0098% fail on Undertray
  • 0.26% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.19% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.16% fail on Condition
      • 0.020% fail on Attachment (5 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0049% fail on Requirements
    • 0.068% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.0049% fail on Airbags
      • 0.0049% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.12% fail on Identification of the vehicle (50% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Registration plates (50% better than other 2016 cars)
  • 0.11% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.078% fail on Attachment
    • 0.029% fail on Condition
  • 0.068% fail on Steering
    • 0.044% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.034% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.0098% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.0098% fail on Steering column
    • 0.0049% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.0049% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.0049% fail on Power steering
      • 0.0049% fail on Other components
    • 0.0049% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.0049% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.0049% fail on Universal joint
  • 0.0049% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.0049% 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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