Citroen C5 MOT Results

Registered in 2001
53.5% pass rate
from 974 tests in 2017
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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen C5 is unusually good or bad.

  • 26% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 10.0% fail on Registration plate lamp (48% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.4% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.51% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.41% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (9 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.10% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.10% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 5.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.2% fail on Direction indicators (79% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Flashing type (79% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 3.8% fail on Side repeaters (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.10% fail on Tell tales
    • 4.3% fail on Position lamps (38% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.62% fail on Rear lamps (69% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Battery
    • 1.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.92% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.10% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.72% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.72% fail on Switch (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.31% fail on Horn
    • 0.21% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 20% fail on Suspension
    • 7.4% fail on Fluid suspension (201 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Suspension unit (199 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Pipes (261 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Other components (236 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Accumulator (484 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Operation
    • 7.2% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 5.6% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (48% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.31% fail on Linkage condition
    • 3.7% fail on Drive shafts
      • 3.7% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 3.7% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 2.4% fail on Suspension arms (50% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (46% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.0% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.51% fail on Radius arms (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.41% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.41% fail on Wheel bearings (76% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Front
      • 0.21% fail on Rear (79% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.21% fail on Attachment
      • 0.10% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.10% fail on Gas suspension
      • 0.10% fail on Operation
    • 0.10% fail on Torsion bars
      • 0.10% fail on Attachment
    • 0.10% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.10% fail on Attachment
    • 0.10% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.10% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 14% fail on Brakes (20% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 8.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.7% fail on Front wheels (53% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.2% fail on Rear wheels (71% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.31% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.10% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.10% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.5% fail on Hydraulic systems (46% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Components (46% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 2.7% fail on Pipes
        • 0.62% fail on Hoses
      • 0.21% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.10% fail on Leaks
    • 2.7% fail on Hub components
      • 1.8% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.62% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.51% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.10% fail on Brake back plates
    • 1.4% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.4% fail on Condition
    • 1.4% fail on ABS
    • 0.51% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.41% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.31% fail on Cable
      • 0.10% fail on Pivot
    • 0.10% fail on Electronic stability system
  • 11% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (33% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 7.2% fail on Exhaust system (51% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Emissions
    • 1.1% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.82% fail on System (180% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Pipe
      • 0.10% fail on Tank
    • 0.92% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 11% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 7.0% fail on Wipers
    • 4.1% fail on Washers
    • 0.41% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.41% fail on Mirrors
  • 9.8% fail on Tyres
    • 6.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.10% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 4.4% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 3.2% fail on Doors (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Passengers other (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Drivers (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Passengers front (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Seats (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Drivers (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Passengers
    • 0.10% fail on Body security
  • 3.8% fail on Steering
    • 2.2% fail on Steering system (47% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.41% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.21% fail on Free play
        • 0.21% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.21% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.4% fail on Power steering (180% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Pipes and hoses (6 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Other components
      • 0.21% fail on Pump
    • 0.10% fail on Steering control
      • 0.10% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.10% fail on Steering operation
  • 1.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (77% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.82% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.82% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.10% fail on Passengers airbag
    • 0.21% fail on Seat belts (93% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Requirements
      • 0.10% fail on Condition
  • 1.0% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.51% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.41% fail on Attachment
    • 0.10% fail on Condition

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