Citroen C5 MOT Results

Registered in 2005
50.6% pass rate
from 1,318 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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen C5 is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (27% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 10% fail on Position lamps (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 10% fail on Position lamp (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on All position lamps
    • 6.8% fail on Stop lamp (44% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Direction indicators (50% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Flashing type (50% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 1.5% fail on Side repeaters (97% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on All direction indicators
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.61% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamps (32% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.53% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.23% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.15% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.15% fail on Horn
    • 0.38% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.38% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.38% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.076% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 19% fail on Brakes (43% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 13% fail on Brake performance (83% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 6.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (62% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 6.7% fail on Rbt (sp) (70% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.076% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 6.7% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 6.5% fail on Rbt (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 6.4% fail on Parking brake performance (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.076% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.076% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.15% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.076% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.076% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 4.0% fail on Service brake performance
        • 4.0% fail on Rbt (45% worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 3.2% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.91% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.4% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.76% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.53% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.076% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.076% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.23% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.2% fail on Mechanical brake components (37% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 3.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 2.2% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 2.2% fail on Brake discs (63% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (190% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.61% fail on Cable (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Lever
    • 1.8% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.7% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.2% fail on Electronic stability control (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 1.1% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.1% fail on Lever (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.61% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.30% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.23% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.076% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.15% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.076% fail on Master cylinder
      • 0.076% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.15% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.076% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.076% fail on Other components
  • 16% fail on Suspension
    • 6.6% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension (232 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Pipes (893 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Suspension unit (293 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Other components (395 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Accumulator (867 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Levelling valve (224 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Operation (12 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Bellows (66 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.6% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 2.6% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.61% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.076% fail on Suspension arm
    • 5.5% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.6% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint (99% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.99% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.68% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.15% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.076% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.076% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.1% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.46% fail on Wheel bearings (70% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.30% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.076% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 8.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 8.0% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 5.3% fail on Compression ignition (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.61% fail on Emissions not tested (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.15% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
      • 2.8% fail on Spark ignition (43% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.38% fail on Catalyst emissions (82% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.99% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.38% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.30% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks (10 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.15% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.15% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.15% fail on Undertray (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
  • 7.7% fail on Tyres
    • 5.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.38% fail on Size/type
  • 7.5% fail on Visibility
    • 5.1% fail on Washers (45% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Wipers (37% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on View to rear
      • 0.23% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.15% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.15% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.076% fail on Driver's view
  • 6.3% fail on Steering (52% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Steering linkage components (58% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Track rod end (58% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.83% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.83% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.38% fail on Power steering
      • 0.15% fail on Operation
      • 0.15% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.15% fail on Other components
    • 0.23% fail on Steering play
      • 0.23% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.076% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.076% fail on Steering column
  • 6.1% fail on Body, chassis, structure (26% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Transmission
      • 2.7% fail on Drive shafts
        • 2.7% fail on Joints
      • 0.076% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.076% fail on Joints
    • 1.2% fail on Seats (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Passenger's seat (7 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Driver's seat (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Undertray (7 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Exhaust system (82% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.15% fail on Tank
      • 0.076% fail on Pipe
      • 0.076% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.076% fail on System
    • 0.38% fail on Doors
      • 0.30% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.30% fail on Door condition
      • 0.076% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.076% fail on Door condition
    • 0.30% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.23% fail on Body
      • 0.15% fail on Other body component
      • 0.076% fail on Panel
    • 0.076% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.076% fail on Engine mounting condition
  • 0.61% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.61% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.23% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (92% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Seat belts (81% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Condition
  • 0.076% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.076% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.076% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.076% fail on Attachment

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