Citroen C5 MOT Results

Registered in 2006
52.8% pass rate
from 1,939 tests in 2017
(12% worse than other 2006 cars)
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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen C5 is unusually good or bad.

  • 33% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (52% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 19% fail on Position lamps (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 18% fail on Front lamps (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.10% fail on All position lamps
    • 8.3% fail on Registration plate lamp (39% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 7.4% fail on Stop lamp (57% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.77% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (9 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.77% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (11 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Matched pair (10 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.052% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 4.0% fail on Direction indicators (58% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Flashing type (58% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 3.5% fail on Individual lamps (100% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.21% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.10% fail on Switch
    • 0.57% fail on Battery
    • 0.52% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.41% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.10% fail on Switch
      • 0.052% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.26% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.10% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.10% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.10% fail on Horn
    • 0.052% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 17% fail on Brakes (50% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 12% fail on Brake performance (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 8.4% fail on Front wheels (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Parking brake performance (95% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Rear wheels (57% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.21% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.0% fail on Hub components
      • 2.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.52% fail on Brake calipers (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Brake drums
    • 2.1% fail on Parking brake (180% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Hydraulic systems (38% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Components (45% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Pipes (48% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.10% fail on Hoses (80% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.052% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.31% fail on Leaks
      • 0.15% fail on Operation
    • 0.93% fail on Electronic stability system (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Mechanical components (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Cable (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Lever (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Linkage
      • 0.052% fail on Pivot
    • 0.62% fail on Restricted movement (180% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on ABS
    • 0.10% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.10% fail on Pedal
        • 0.052% fail on Condition
        • 0.052% fail on Anti-slip
  • 14% fail on Suspension (15% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.6% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.98% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.052% fail on Attachment
      • 0.052% fail on Linkage condition
    • 3.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.052% fail on Attachment
    • 3.6% fail on Fluid suspension (265 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Suspension unit (206 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Pipes (483 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Other components (232 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Bellows (791 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Operation
      • 0.052% fail on Accumulator
    • 3.2% fail on Drive shafts
      • 3.1% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 3.1% fail on Constant velocity joints
      • 0.052% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.052% fail on Drive shafts
    • 1.5% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.72% fail on Shock absorbers (51% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Condition (51% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Radius arms (6 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (7 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Wheel bearings (76% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Rear (76% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Front
    • 0.15% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.15% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.10% fail on Air suspension (12 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Accumulator
      • 0.052% fail on Other components
    • 0.10% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.10% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.052% fail on Gas suspension
      • 0.052% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.052% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.052% fail on Condition
  • 8.4% fail on Tyres
    • 5.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.15% fail on Valve stem
  • 6.7% fail on Steering (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Steering system (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Track rod end (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Steering rack (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Ball joint (170% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Free play
        • 0.10% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.052% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.46% fail on Power steering
      • 0.36% fail on Pipes and hoses (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Operation
      • 0.052% fail on Other components
    • 0.26% fail on Steering control (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Steering wheel (21 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Steering column (6 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.052% fail on Steering operation
  • 4.3% fail on Driver's view of the road (37% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Washers
    • 1.5% fail on Wipers (57% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.67% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.31% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (64% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.83% fail on Emissions (51% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.21% fail on System
      • 0.10% fail on Tank
      • 0.052% fail on Pipe
      • 0.052% fail on Cap
    • 0.21% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.10% fail on Exhaust system (96% better than other 2006 cars)
  • 0.88% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.88% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.62% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.26% fail on Body condition
    • 0.26% fail on Seats
      • 0.21% fail on Drivers
      • 0.052% fail on Passengers
    • 0.052% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.052% fail on Doors
      • 0.052% fail on Drivers
  • 0.52% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (71% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.46% fail on Condition
    • 0.052% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.052% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.052% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.052% fail on Condition

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