Citroen C5 MOT Results

Registered in 2007
53.7% pass rate
from 1,341 tests in 2017
(17% worse than other 2007 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 2007 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen C5 is unusually good or bad.

  • 32% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (58% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 19% fail on Position lamps (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 18% fail on Front lamps (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Rear lamps (66% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on All position lamps
    • 8.3% fail on Registration plate lamp (41% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 7.1% fail on Stop lamp (63% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Headlamps (51% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.82% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (10 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.82% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (13 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.15% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (9 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.7% fail on Direction indicators (93% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Flashing type (93% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 3.6% fail on Individual lamps (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.89% fail on All direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.075% fail on Switch
    • 0.52% fail on Battery
    • 0.45% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.30% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.075% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.15% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.075% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.075% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.075% fail on Horn
  • 15% fail on Suspension
    • 3.7% fail on Fluid suspension (319 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Suspension unit (250 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Pipes (651 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Operation (936 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Accumulator (936 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Other components (233 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Bellows
    • 3.7% fail on Drive shafts (53% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Front drive shafts (55% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 3.7% fail on Constant velocity joints (57% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.6% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.52% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.075% fail on Condition
      • 0.075% fail on Attachment
    • 3.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.7% fail on Front suspension joints (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.89% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.89% fail on Condition
    • 0.30% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.22% fail on Front
      • 0.075% fail on Rear
    • 0.22% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.22% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.15% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.15% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.075% fail on Gas suspension
      • 0.075% fail on Bellows
    • 0.075% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.075% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 13% fail on Brakes (44% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 9.5% fail on Brake performance (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Front wheels (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Parking brake performance (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.67% fail on Service brake performance (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.15% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.6% fail on Hub components
      • 2.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.97% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.37% fail on Brake calipers
    • 2.1% fail on Parking brake (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.82% fail on Components (52% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.45% fail on Reservoirs (8 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Pipes (83% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Hoses
        • 0.075% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.22% fail on Operation (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Leaks
      • 0.075% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.60% fail on Restricted movement (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Mechanical components (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Cable (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Lever
    • 0.45% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.15% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.15% fail on Pedal
        • 0.075% fail on Condition
        • 0.075% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.075% fail on ABS
  • 7.9% fail on Tyres
    • 5.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.30% fail on Size/type
    • 0.15% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.075% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 6.8% fail on Steering (190% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Steering system (200% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Track rod end (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.075% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.45% fail on Power steering
      • 0.30% fail on Pipes and hoses (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Operation
      • 0.075% fail on Other components
    • 0.37% fail on Steering control (8 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Steering wheel (51 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Steering column (13 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.075% fail on Steering operation
  • 4.5% fail on Driver's view of the road (28% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Wipers
    • 1.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.45% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.30% fail on Mirrors
  • 0.67% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.30% fail on Seats
      • 0.22% fail on Drivers
      • 0.075% fail on Passengers
    • 0.15% fail on Doors
      • 0.075% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.075% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.075% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.075% fail on Body security
    • 0.075% fail on Load security
      • 0.075% fail on Bootlid
  • 0.67% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (81% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Emissions (74% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Exhaust system (89% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.075% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.075% fail on Cap
  • 0.52% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.37% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.37% fail on Condition
    • 0.15% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (78% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.30% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.30% fail on Registration plate

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