Citroen C5 MOT Results

Registered in 2003
54.6% pass rate
from 1,048 tests in 2020
(2.2% better than other 2003 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 2003 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen C5 is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Suspension (9.8% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 8.5% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension (164 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Pipes (377 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Suspension unit (192 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Other components (250 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Accumulator (548 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Operation (10 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Bellows (57 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Levelling valve (44 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (17% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Linkage ball joints (67% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (12% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Ball joint (120% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Ball joint dust cover (44% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 3.7% fail on Suspension arms (38% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Pins and bushes (19% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Ball joint (30% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Ball joint dust cover (73% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Shock absorbers (13% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.86% fail on Other suspension component (78% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Ball joint (85% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (12 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.57% fail on Wheel bearings (63% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Macpherson strut (27% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (120% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Suspension rods (73% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.095% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.19% fail on Sub-frames (61% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (8 times worse than other 2003 cars)
  • 17% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (2.5% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Stop lamp (31% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Direction indicators (120% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Flashing type (120% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 3.1% fail on Side repeaters (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 3.1% fail on Individual direction indicators (89% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamps (36% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp (31% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (7.4% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamp aim (37% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim (37% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (36% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Electrical equipment (39% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Battery(ies) (20% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Horn (47% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Position lamps (32% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Position lamp (39% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (79% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Rear fog lamp (79% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Rear fog lamp (79% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.095% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.095% fail on Switch
  • 15% fail on Brakes (4.3% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 10% fail on Brake performance (36% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 4.7% fail on Rbt (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 4.1% fail on Parking brake performance (200% worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 0.48% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 0.095% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.38% fail on Plate brake tester (7 times worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 0.38% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (15 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (17% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 4.7% fail on Rbt (sp) (24% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Service brake performance (29% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 3.6% fail on Rbt (26% worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 3.0% fail on Service brake performance (23% worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 0.95% fail on Service brake imbalance (48% worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 0.095% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.19% fail on Plate brake tester (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 0.095% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.095% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 2.0% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (21% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Rbt (sp) (18% worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 1.3% fail on Service brake imbalance (14% worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 0.86% fail on Service brake performance (45% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.095% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.095% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.29% fail on Brake performance not tested (16% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Mechanical brake components (19% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Brake linings and pads (5.3% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Brake pads (6.4% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Brake discs and drums (19% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Brake discs (21% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (150% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.48% fail on Cable (150% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Lever (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Rigid brake pipes (44% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (5.9% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Anti-lock braking system (48% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Electronic stability control (81% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.86% fail on Parking brake control (73% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Lever (76% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (32% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Hand lever (30% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Hydraulic systems (16% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Brake fluid (27% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.095% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.095% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.095% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.095% fail on Other components
  • 9.4% fail on Visibility (18% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Washers (47% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Wipers (0.15% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on View to rear (24% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Mirrors (27% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.095% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.095% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.095% fail on Windscreen
  • 8.4% fail on Body, chassis, structure (10% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Transmission (11% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Drive shafts (11% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 3.6% fail on Joints (12% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Prop shafts (3.2% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Joints (28% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Doors (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Driver's door (13 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Door condition (14 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Other passenger's door (24% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Door condition (26% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Front passenger's door (77% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Door condition (81% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.95% fail on Exhaust system (74% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Bumpers (170% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Seats (98% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Passenger's seat (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.38% fail on Fuel system (28% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Tank (76% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.095% fail on System
    • 0.38% fail on Undertray (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Towbar (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Other towbar components (23 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.095% fail on Body
      • 0.095% fail on Other body component
  • 6.6% fail on Tyres (2.3% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Tread depth (9.1% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Condition (32% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Size/type (7.4% worse than other 2003 cars)
  • 5.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (31% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Exhaust emissions (40% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Compression ignition (180% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.86% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Emissions not tested (52% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (58% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.095% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.095% fail on Catalytic converter
      • 1.2% fail on Spark ignition (80% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.95% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (68% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Emissions not tested (80% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.095% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 1.0% fail on Fluid leaks (91% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Engine oil leaks (8.4% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks (15 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.095% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.095% fail on Undertray
  • 3.8% fail on Steering (15% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Steering linkage components (25% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Track rod end (21% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.95% fail on Steering gear (22% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Steering rack (26% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Power steering (45% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Pipes and hoses (200% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Operation
      • 0.095% fail on Other components
    • 0.095% fail on Steering play
      • 0.095% fail on Steering rack
  • 1.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (46% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Seat belts (36% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Condition (65% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.67% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (51% better than other 2003 cars)
  • 0.38% fail on Identification of the vehicle (56% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Registration plates (55% better than other 2003 cars)
  • 0.19% fail on Road Wheels (55% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Attachment (38% better than other 2003 cars)

Search Good Garages