Citroen C5 MOT Results

Registered in 2004
52.7% pass rate
from 1,570 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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen C5 is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (17% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 7.9% fail on Headlamps (44% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 7.8% fail on Headlamp (50% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Dipswitch
    • 5.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.5% fail on Direction indicators (95% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Flashing type (95% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.064% fail on All direction indicators
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.51% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.7% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.13% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.76% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.32% fail on Horn
      • 0.25% fail on Electrical wiring (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.064% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.57% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.57% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.57% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 18% fail on Brakes (22% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 13% fail on Brake performance (67% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (45% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 6.3% fail on Rbt (sp) (54% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 5.4% fail on Rbt (200% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 4.8% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.45% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.064% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.32% fail on Plate brake tester (6 times worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.19% fail on Parking brake performance (8 times worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.13% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 4.5% fail on Service brake performance (52% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 4.4% fail on Rbt (52% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 3.5% fail on Service brake performance (47% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 1.0% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.064% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.064% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.9% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (81% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Rbt (sp) (85% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 1.7% fail on Service brake imbalance (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.70% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.38% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.4% fail on Mechanical brake components (48% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.8% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.8% fail on Brake discs
      • 1.6% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Cable (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Lever (6 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.064% fail on Linkage
    • 2.2% fail on Rigid brake pipes (41% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.70% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.70% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.064% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 1.0% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.0% fail on Lever (99% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.32% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.13% fail on Pedal
    • 0.45% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.45% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (190% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.19% fail on Brake fluid
  • 17% fail on Suspension
    • 6.2% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.1% fail on Linkage ball joints (60% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.76% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 6.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.6% fail on Ball joint
      • 2.4% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.57% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 5.7% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension (156 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Pipes (523 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Suspension unit (232 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Other components (268 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Accumulator (615 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Operation (7 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Bellows
      • 0.064% fail on Levelling valve
    • 1.3% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.1% fail on Other suspension component (130% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Ball joint (170% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (9 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.064% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.57% fail on Wheel bearings (64% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (82% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.064% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.064% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.13% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.064% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.064% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.13% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.064% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.064% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.064% fail on Axles
      • 0.064% fail on Stub axle
  • 8.9% fail on Visibility
    • 5.4% fail on Washers (46% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Wipers
    • 0.57% fail on View to rear
      • 0.51% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.064% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.13% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.064% fail on Bonnet
  • 8.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 7.3% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 4.7% fail on Compression ignition (180% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 2.9% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (73% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.13% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.064% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.064% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.064% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
      • 2.6% fail on Spark ignition (57% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.25% fail on Catalyst emissions (90% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.57% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks (17 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.13% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.13% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.13% fail on Undertray
  • 6.7% fail on Tyres
    • 4.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.064% fail on Size/type
  • 5.5% fail on Body, chassis, structure (39% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Transmission
      • 2.5% fail on Drive shafts
        • 2.4% fail on Joints
        • 0.064% fail on Bearing housing
      • 0.19% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.19% fail on Joints
    • 1.3% fail on Doors (170% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Driver's door (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.64% fail on Door condition (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.064% fail on Catch
      • 0.38% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.38% fail on Door condition
      • 0.19% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.19% fail on Door condition
    • 0.57% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.19% fail on Tank
      • 0.19% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.13% fail on Pipe
      • 0.064% fail on System
    • 0.51% fail on Seats
      • 0.25% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.25% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.45% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.25% fail on Undertray
    • 0.13% fail on Towbar
      • 0.064% fail on Towbar condition
      • 0.064% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.13% fail on Body
      • 0.13% fail on Other body component
    • 0.064% fail on Exhaust system
  • 4.4% fail on Steering
    • 3.2% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 3.1% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.57% fail on Power steering
      • 0.45% fail on Pipes and hoses (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Operation
      • 0.064% fail on Other components
    • 0.51% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.51% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.064% fail on Steering wheel
  • 1.7% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (47% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.96% fail on Condition
      • 0.13% fail on Prescribed areas (86% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (64% better than other 2004 cars)
  • 0.64% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.57% fail on Registration plates
    • 0.064% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.064% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.064% fail on Attachment

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