Citroen C5 MOT Results

Registered in 2002
50.7% pass rate
from 2,504 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 2002 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen C5 is unusually good or bad.

  • 28% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 10% fail on Registration plate lamp (41% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 7.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 6.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.7% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.4% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.040% fail on Switch
    • 6.4% fail on Headlamps (35% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Headlamp (35% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.12% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.080% fail on Switch
      • 0.040% fail on Matched pair
    • 6.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.2% fail on Direction indicators (56% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Flashing type (56% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.24% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.040% fail on Tell tales
    • 0.64% fail on Rear fog lamp (58% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Fog lamp (57% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Battery
    • 0.28% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.28% fail on Switch
    • 0.28% fail on Horn
    • 0.24% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.16% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.080% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.040% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 22% fail on Suspension
    • 8.6% fail on Fluid suspension (222 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Pipes (253 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Suspension unit (196 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Other components (246 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Bellows (329 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Accumulator (320 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Levelling valve (274 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 7.9% fail on Anti-roll bars (42% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (52% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.32% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.040% fail on Attachment
    • 4.7% fail on Drive shafts
      • 4.6% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 4.6% fail on Constant velocity joints
      • 0.12% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.12% fail on Drive shafts
    • 2.2% fail on Suspension arms (55% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (53% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Attachment
    • 1.2% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 1.0% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.52% fail on Wheel bearings (71% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Rear (66% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Front (79% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Radius arms (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.24% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.040% fail on Condition
    • 0.12% fail on Gas suspension (77 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Pipes (366 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Suspension unit
      • 0.040% fail on Levelling valve
    • 0.12% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.080% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.040% fail on Condition
    • 0.12% fail on Prescribed areas (96% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Component mounting (95% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.080% fail on Air suspension (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Suspension unit
      • 0.040% fail on Pipes
    • 0.040% fail on General condition
    • 0.040% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.040% fail on Condition
    • 0.040% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.040% fail on Condition
  • 17% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Brake performance (22% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 6.7% fail on Front wheels (140% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Parking brake performance (24% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Rear wheels (56% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.28% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.12% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.040% fail on Brake operation
    • 4.4% fail on Hub components (35% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.60% fail on Brake calipers (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Brake back plates
    • 3.4% fail on Hydraulic systems (47% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Components (56% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Pipes (56% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.56% fail on Hoses (60% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.080% fail on Valves (82% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Leaks (90% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 1.7% fail on Parking brake (62% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Condition (59% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Fitment (21 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on ABS
    • 0.56% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.48% fail on Electronic stability system (120% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.20% fail on Cable
      • 0.040% fail on Linkage
      • 0.040% fail on Lever
      • 0.040% fail on Pivot
    • 0.12% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.12% fail on Pedal
        • 0.12% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.080% fail on Additional braking devices (13 times worse than other 2002 cars)
  • 10% fail on Tyres
    • 7.7% fail on Tread depth (39% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.40% fail on Size/type
    • 0.080% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.040% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 9.6% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.1% fail on Wipers
    • 4.1% fail on Washers
    • 0.72% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.36% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.040% fail on Bonnet
  • 8.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 5.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.3% fail on Emissions
    • 1.2% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.52% fail on Cap
      • 0.48% fail on System
      • 0.12% fail on Tank
      • 0.080% fail on Pipe
    • 0.80% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 4.1% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (42% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Doors (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Drivers (6 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.96% fail on Passengers front (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Passengers other
    • 1.00% fail on Seats (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Drivers (170% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Passengers (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Body condition (73% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Body security
    • 0.040% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.040% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.040% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.040% fail on Chassis
    • 0.040% fail on Load security
      • 0.040% fail on Tailgate
  • 3.3% fail on Steering (34% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Steering system (48% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Track rod end (42% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.040% fail on Free play
        • 0.040% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.040% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.040% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.96% fail on Power steering (87% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Pipes and hoses (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Operation
      • 0.12% fail on Other components
      • 0.040% fail on Pump
      • 0.040% fail on Rams
    • 0.16% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.040% fail on Steering control
      • 0.040% fail on Steering column
  • 1.8% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (57% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.96% fail on Seat belts (62% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Condition
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment
    • 0.84% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (51% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (50% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 1.0% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.28% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.16% fail on Attachment
    • 0.12% fail on Condition
  • 0.040% fail on Towbars
    • 0.040% fail on Towbar

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