Citroen C5 MOT Results

Registered in 2004
50.4% pass rate
from 2,393 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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen C5 is unusually good or bad.

  • 32% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (27% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 10% fail on Registration plate lamp (53% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 9.9% fail on Headlamp aim (37% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 9.2% fail on Position lamps (36% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 8.4% fail on Front lamps (56% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.084% fail on All position lamps
    • 7.1% fail on Headlamps (50% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 6.8% fail on Headlamp (47% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.13% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.042% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 6.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.9% fail on Direction indicators (87% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Flashing type (87% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 3.7% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.54% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.042% fail on Tell tales
        • 0.042% fail on Switch
    • 0.50% fail on Battery
    • 0.50% fail on Horn
    • 0.46% fail on Rear fog lamp (64% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Fog lamp (70% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.042% fail on Switch
    • 0.38% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.042% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 20% fail on Suspension
    • 6.2% fail on Fluid suspension (332 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Pipes (462 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Suspension unit (218 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Other components (468 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Accumulator (556 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Bellows (556 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 4.5% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.17% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.042% fail on Condition
    • 4.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.29% fail on Attachment (190% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Drive shafts
      • 3.4% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 3.4% fail on Constant velocity joints
      • 0.042% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.042% fail on Drive shafts
    • 2.0% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.75% fail on Shock absorbers (48% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Condition (48% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Wheel bearings (57% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Rear
      • 0.21% fail on Front (70% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.21% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.13% fail on Gas suspension (127 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Suspension unit (184 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Pipes
    • 0.13% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.13% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.084% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.084% fail on Condition
    • 0.084% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.042% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.042% fail on Attachment
    • 0.084% fail on Prescribed areas (94% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Component mounting (93% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.042% fail on Air suspension
      • 0.042% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.042% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.042% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 19% fail on Brakes (26% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 13% fail on Brake performance (74% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 9.0% fail on Front wheels (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Parking brake performance (55% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Rear wheels (59% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Service brake performance (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.084% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.2% fail on Hub components (52% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 2.0% fail on Brake discs (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.13% fail on Brake back plates (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Brake linings (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Hydraulic systems (46% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Components (53% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Pipes (43% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Hoses (88% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.042% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.33% fail on Leaks
      • 0.13% fail on Operation
      • 0.084% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 2.4% fail on Parking brake (140% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Condition (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Fitment
    • 0.88% fail on Mechanical components (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Cable (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Lever
      • 0.042% fail on Linkage
    • 0.42% fail on ABS (57% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.29% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.17% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.17% fail on Pedal
        • 0.13% fail on Condition
        • 0.042% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.042% fail on Additional braking devices
  • 9.7% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.5% fail on Washers (58% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Wipers
    • 0.42% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.38% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.042% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.042% fail on Bonnet
  • 9.4% fail on Tyres
    • 7.0% fail on Tread depth (30% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.25% fail on Size/type
    • 0.042% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.6% fail on Steering
    • 4.7% fail on Steering system
      • 3.8% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.71% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.21% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.21% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.084% fail on Free play
        • 0.084% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.042% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.042% fail on Other components
        • 0.042% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.67% fail on Power steering
      • 0.42% fail on Pipes and hoses (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Operation
      • 0.084% fail on Other components
      • 0.042% fail on Pump
    • 0.29% fail on Steering operation (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.084% fail on Steering control
      • 0.042% fail on Steering wheel
      • 0.042% fail on Steering column
    • 0.042% fail on Locking devices
  • 2.9% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (56% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Emissions (38% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.75% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.59% fail on System (170% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Tank
    • 0.46% fail on Exhaust system (88% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Emissions not tested (73% better than other 2004 cars)
  • 2.3% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.5% fail on Doors (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Drivers (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.42% fail on Passengers front (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Seats
      • 0.25% fail on Passengers
      • 0.21% fail on Drivers
    • 0.17% fail on Body security (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Body condition (81% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.042% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.042% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.042% fail on Chassis
  • 1.2% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (59% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.79% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (50% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (52% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.42% fail on Seat belts (71% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Condition
      • 0.042% fail on Requirements
      • 0.042% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.96% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.96% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.17% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.17% fail on Attachment

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