Citroen C5 MOT Results

Registered in 2003
53.1% pass rate
from 1,587 tests in 2020
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.

  • 21% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 6.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.9% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.063% fail on Matched pair
    • 4.9% fail on Direction indicators (100% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Flashing type (100% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 2.9% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.19% fail on All direction indicators
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.50% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.8% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.063% fail on Switch
    • 3.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.76% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.69% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.69% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.063% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.063% fail on Front fog lamps
    • 0.50% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.25% fail on Electrical wiring (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Horn
      • 0.063% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.063% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.063% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.063% fail on Switch
    • 0.063% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.063% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 18% fail on Suspension
    • 8.3% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension (156 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Pipes (346 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Suspension unit (221 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Other components (200 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Accumulator (472 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Bellows (62 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Levelling valve (40 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.8% fail on Linkage ball joints (55% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint (120% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.19% fail on Linkage
      • 0.13% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.063% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.063% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 4.4% fail on Suspension arms (30% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Ball joint
      • 2.0% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.44% fail on Ball joint dust cover (59% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.57% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.32% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.063% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.063% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.44% fail on Wheel bearings (73% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (94% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.063% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.063% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.063% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.063% fail on Ball joint
  • 18% fail on Brakes (18% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 12% fail on Brake performance (51% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 6.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (55% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 6.6% fail on Rbt (sp) (64% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 5.7% fail on Rbt (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 5.3% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 0.38% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.063% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.063% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.063% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.063% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 3.3% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.3% fail on Rbt
          • 2.8% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.76% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.5% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.88% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.76% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.063% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.2% fail on Mechanical brake components (54% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 3.2% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.063% fail on Brake linings
      • 2.0% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 2.0% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.63% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.38% fail on Cable
        • 0.13% fail on Lever
        • 0.063% fail on Relay lever
        • 0.063% fail on Pivot
    • 1.8% fail on Rigid brake pipes (55% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Parking brake control (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Lever (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.76% fail on Electronic stability control (120% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.57% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (150% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.44% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.38% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.063% fail on Pedal
    • 0.38% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.25% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.13% fail on Valves
    • 0.063% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 10% fail on Visibility
    • 5.5% fail on Washers (49% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Wipers
    • 0.13% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.13% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.13% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.13% fail on View to rear
      • 0.13% fail on Mirrors
  • 9.0% fail on Tyres (25% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Tread depth (33% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.32% fail on Size/type
  • 8.5% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 3.3% fail on Transmission
      • 3.2% fail on Drive shafts
        • 3.2% fail on Joints
      • 0.19% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.19% fail on Joints
    • 2.1% fail on Doors (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Driver's door (10 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Door condition (11 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.063% fail on Catch
      • 0.44% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.44% fail on Door condition
      • 0.32% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.32% fail on Door condition
    • 1.6% fail on Exhaust system (57% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Bumpers (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Body
      • 0.50% fail on Other body component (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Seats
      • 0.25% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.25% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.44% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.13% fail on Tank
      • 0.13% fail on Pipe
      • 0.13% fail on System
      • 0.063% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.19% fail on Undertray
    • 0.063% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.063% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.063% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.063% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 5.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (30% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Exhaust emissions (34% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Compression ignition (180% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.95% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.063% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
      • 1.6% fail on Spark ignition (76% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.95% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (73% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.50% fail on Catalyst emissions (84% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Emissions not tested (79% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.063% fail on Non catalyst emissions
    • 0.63% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.50% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks (15 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.13% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.13% fail on Undertray
  • 3.2% fail on Steering (36% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Steering linkage components (35% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.32% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.32% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.32% fail on Power steering
      • 0.13% fail on Operation
      • 0.13% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.063% fail on Pump
    • 0.13% fail on Steering wheel (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Steering play
      • 0.13% fail on Steering rack
  • 1.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (49% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.69% fail on Seat belts (61% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Condition
      • 0.19% fail on Prescribed areas (83% better than other 2003 cars)
  • 0.88% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.88% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.13% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.13% fail on Condition
  • 0.063% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.063% fail on Speedometer

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