Citroen C5 MOT Results

Registered in 2005
52.4% pass rate
from 1,838 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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen C5 is unusually good or bad.

  • 33% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (42% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 19% fail on Position lamps (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 18% fail on Front lamps (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Rear lamps (64% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on All position lamps
    • 8.9% fail on Registration plate lamp (44% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Stop lamp (38% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.0% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.60% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.60% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (7 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.16% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (7 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Direction indicators (43% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Flashing type (43% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.4% fail on Side repeaters (96% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.11% fail on Switch (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.65% fail on Battery
    • 0.38% fail on Horn
    • 0.33% fail on Rear fog lamp (66% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Fog lamp (65% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.22% fail on Trailer electrical socket (7 times worse than other 2005 cars)
  • 17% fail on Suspension (12% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Fluid suspension (404 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Suspension unit (263 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Pipes (733 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Other components (603 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Bellows (627 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Accumulator (785 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Operation (392 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Levelling valve
    • 4.3% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.2% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.98% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.11% fail on Linkage condition
    • 3.4% fail on Drive shafts
      • 3.3% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 3.3% fail on Constant velocity joints
      • 0.11% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.11% fail on Drive shafts
    • 3.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 2.2% fail on Front suspension joints (73% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.82% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.82% fail on Condition
    • 0.38% fail on Wheel bearings (75% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Rear
    • 0.22% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.22% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.11% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.11% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.054% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.054% fail on Location
    • 0.054% fail on Gas suspension
      • 0.054% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.054% fail on Air suspension
      • 0.054% fail on Pipes
    • 0.054% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.054% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.054% fail on Axles
      • 0.054% fail on Swivel joints/housing
  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 9.3% fail on Brake performance (36% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Front wheels (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.5% fail on Rear wheels (54% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.82% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.38% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.054% fail on Parking brake operation
      • 0.054% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.2% fail on Hub components
      • 2.8% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.6% fail on Brake discs (66% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.8% fail on Hydraulic systems (52% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Components (54% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Pipes (53% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Hoses (79% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.054% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.054% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.054% fail on Servos
      • 0.16% fail on Leaks
      • 0.054% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.054% fail on Operation
    • 1.1% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.76% fail on Electronic stability system (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.27% fail on Cable
      • 0.11% fail on Linkage (23 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Lever (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on ABS
    • 0.22% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.054% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.054% fail on Pedal
        • 0.054% fail on Anti-slip
  • 8.2% fail on Tyres
    • 5.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.16% fail on Size/type
    • 0.054% fail on Valve stem
  • 7.2% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.2% fail on Washers
    • 2.9% fail on Wipers (31% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.22% fail on Windscreen
  • 6.0% fail on Steering (50% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Steering system (49% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Track rod end (67% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.82% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.38% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.11% fail on Free play
        • 0.11% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.11% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.054% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.44% fail on Power steering
      • 0.27% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.11% fail on Other components
      • 0.054% fail on Electronic power steering
    • 0.22% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.11% fail on Steering control
      • 0.11% fail on Steering wheel (12 times worse than other 2005 cars)
  • 1.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (66% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Emissions (44% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.38% fail on System
      • 0.11% fail on Tank
      • 0.054% fail on Pipe
    • 0.11% fail on Exhaust system (96% better than other 2005 cars)
  • 0.87% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (64% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.49% fail on Condition
      • 0.11% fail on Requirements
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment
    • 0.22% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (84% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (87% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.87% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.87% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.76% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.44% fail on Seats
      • 0.27% fail on Passengers
      • 0.16% fail on Drivers
    • 0.16% fail on Doors
      • 0.11% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.054% fail on Drivers
    • 0.054% fail on Body security
    • 0.054% fail on Body condition
    • 0.054% fail on Load security
      • 0.054% fail on Bootlid
  • 0.16% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.11% fail on Condition
    • 0.054% fail on Attachment
  • 0.11% fail on Towbars (7 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Towbar (16 times worse than other 2005 cars)

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