Citroen C5 MOT Results

Registered in 2001
45.6% pass rate
from 507 tests in 2020
(15% worse than other 2001 cars)
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.

  • 25% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (27% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 7.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.9% fail on Headlamp
    • 5.7% fail on Direction indicators (130% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Flashing type (130% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 4.3% fail on Side repeaters (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 4.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (79% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.59% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.8% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.4% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.59% fail on Electrical wiring (7 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.20% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.20% fail on Horn
    • 0.79% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.79% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.79% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.20% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.20% fail on Switch
  • 20% fail on Brakes (31% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 9.9% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.9% fail on Service brake performance
        • 4.9% fail on Rbt
          • 4.5% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.79% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 3.9% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.9% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 2.6% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt
          • 2.0% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.20% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.39% fail on Plate brake tester (6 times worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.20% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.20% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 1.4% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.99% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.59% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.59% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.9% fail on Mechanical brake components (82% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 3.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 2.4% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 2.4% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.59% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.39% fail on Cable
        • 0.20% fail on Lever
    • 4.5% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (170% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Anti-lock braking system (170% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Electronic stability control (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.59% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.39% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.20% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.39% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.39% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.20% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.20% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.20% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.20% fail on Lever
    • 0.20% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 17% fail on Suspension
    • 6.9% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension (132 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Pipes (272 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Suspension unit (150 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Other components (179 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Operation (28 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Bellows (130 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Levelling valve
    • 6.3% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.6% fail on Linkage ball joints (150% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.79% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.59% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 3.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.0% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 2.0% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.99% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.59% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.39% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (12 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.79% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.59% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (85% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Axles
      • 0.20% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.20% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.20% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.20% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 13% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 4.9% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.7% fail on Transmission
      • 3.6% fail on Drive shafts
        • 3.4% fail on Joints
        • 0.20% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.20% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.20% fail on Joints
    • 2.4% fail on Doors (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.99% fail on Driver's door (6 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.99% fail on Door condition (7 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.99% fail on Other passenger's door (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.99% fail on Door condition (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Front passenger's door (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.59% fail on Door condition (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Fuel system (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Tank
      • 0.20% fail on Hose
      • 0.20% fail on System
    • 0.59% fail on Seats
      • 0.39% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.20% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.39% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.20% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.20% fail on Bracket
    • 0.20% fail on Body
      • 0.20% fail on Body condition
    • 0.20% fail on Undertray
  • 12% fail on Visibility (39% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Wipers
    • 5.9% fail on Washers (61% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on View to rear
      • 0.39% fail on Mirrors
  • 12% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 10% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 5.9% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.2% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 2.8% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.99% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.39% fail on Emission control equipment (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.20% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.20% fail on Exhaust gas recirculation valve
      • 4.1% fail on Compression ignition (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Emissions not tested (7 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.79% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.20% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 1.8% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.99% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks (21 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.20% fail on Other leaks
  • 6.3% fail on Tyres
    • 3.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.79% fail on Size/type
  • 4.1% fail on Steering
    • 1.6% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.6% fail on Track rod end
    • 1.2% fail on Power steering (200% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.99% fail on Pipes and hoses (8 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Operation
    • 0.99% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.79% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.20% fail on Operation
    • 0.20% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.20% fail on Steering play
      • 0.20% fail on Steering rack
  • 2.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.2% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.59% fail on Condition
      • 0.39% fail on Prescribed areas (79% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Requirements
    • 0.79% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.99% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.99% fail on Registration plates

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