Citroen C5 MOT Results

Registered in 2003
52.3% pass rate
from 2,556 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 2003 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen C5 is unusually good or bad.

  • 30% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (13% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 11% fail on Registration plate lamp (52% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 7.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 7.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 6.3% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.82% fail on Rear lamps (57% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.6% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.31% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.078% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.078% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.078% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 5.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.9% fail on Direction indicators (76% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Flashing type (76% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 3.1% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.16% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.078% fail on Switch
        • 0.039% fail on Tell tales
    • 0.94% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.94% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.63% fail on Battery
    • 0.23% fail on Horn (64% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.16% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.16% fail on Trailer electrical socket (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.039% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.039% fail on Switch
  • 20% fail on Suspension
    • 8.0% fail on Fluid suspension (254 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Pipes (292 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Suspension unit (214 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Other components (337 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Accumulator (370 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Bellows (296 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Operation (190 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Levelling valve (147 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 7.6% fail on Anti-roll bars (34% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (49% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.16% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.039% fail on Attachment
    • 3.6% fail on Drive shafts
      • 3.4% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 3.4% fail on Constant velocity joints
      • 0.16% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.16% fail on Drive shafts
    • 2.2% fail on Suspension arms (52% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (51% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Attachment
    • 1.4% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.98% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.98% fail on Condition
    • 0.55% fail on Wheel bearings (69% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Rear (59% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Front (84% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.23% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.20% fail on Gas suspension (130 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Suspension unit (73 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Bellows
      • 0.039% fail on Pipes
      • 0.039% fail on Other components
    • 0.16% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.16% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.078% fail on Prescribed areas (96% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.039% fail on Spring mounting
    • 0.039% fail on General condition
    • 0.039% fail on Air suspension
      • 0.039% fail on Accumulator
      • 0.039% fail on Other components
    • 0.039% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.039% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.039% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.039% fail on Condition
    • 0.039% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.039% fail on Attachment
    • 0.039% fail on Axles
      • 0.039% fail on Swivel joints/housing
  • 17% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Brake performance (38% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 7.4% fail on Front wheels (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Parking brake performance (26% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Rear wheels (55% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.35% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.20% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.078% fail on Brake operation
    • 4.3% fail on Hub components (35% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.8% fail on Brake discs (92% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Brake calipers (180% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Brake linings
    • 3.0% fail on Hydraulic systems (52% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Components (53% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Pipes (48% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Hoses (82% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.078% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.039% fail on Pump
      • 0.31% fail on Leaks
      • 0.039% fail on Operation
    • 2.2% fail on Parking brake (110% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Condition (120% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Mechanical components (150% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Cable (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Lever
    • 0.55% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.47% fail on ABS (55% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.039% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.039% fail on Pedal
        • 0.039% fail on Anti-slip
  • 9.6% fail on Tyres
    • 6.8% fail on Tread depth (23% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.20% fail on Size/type
    • 0.078% fail on Valve stem
  • 9.4% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.4% fail on Wipers
    • 4.4% fail on Washers
    • 0.47% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.39% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.7% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (38% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Emissions (39% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Exhaust system (61% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.94% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.39% fail on System
      • 0.31% fail on Tank (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Cap
      • 0.078% fail on Pipe
    • 0.39% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 3.7% fail on Steering (28% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Steering system (36% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Track rod end (37% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.12% fail on Free play
        • 0.12% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.12% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.039% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.67% fail on Power steering
      • 0.43% fail on Pipes and hoses (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Other components
      • 0.078% fail on Operation
      • 0.039% fail on Rams
    • 0.23% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.078% fail on Steering control
      • 0.078% fail on Steering column
  • 2.9% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.2% fail on Doors (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Drivers (8 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Passengers other (110% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Passengers front (200% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Seats
      • 0.23% fail on Passengers
      • 0.16% fail on Drivers
    • 0.23% fail on Body condition (72% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.078% fail on Load security
      • 0.039% fail on Bootlid
      • 0.039% fail on Tailgate
    • 0.039% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.039% fail on Body security
  • 1.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (59% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.82% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (46% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (50% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.039% fail on Passengers airbag
    • 0.51% fail on Seat belts (73% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Condition
      • 0.12% fail on Requirements
      • 0.039% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.3% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.47% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.35% fail on Attachment
    • 0.12% fail on Condition
  • 0.078% fail on Towbars
    • 0.078% fail on Towbar (8 times worse than other 2003 cars)

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