Citroen C5 MOT Results

Registered in 2011
74.1% pass rate
from 872 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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen C5 is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 4.6% fail on Stop lamp (180% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.92% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.34% fail on Front lamps (79% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Horn
    • 0.11% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.11% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.11% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.11% fail on Individual lamps
  • 6.3% fail on Tyres
    • 3.3% fail on Condition
    • 3.3% fail on Tread depth
  • 5.2% fail on Suspension
    • 2.9% fail on Drive shafts (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Front drive shafts (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 2.9% fail on Constant velocity joints (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Couplings
    • 1.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (120% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (140% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.69% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.57% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment
    • 0.34% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.11% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.11% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.11% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.11% fail on Condition
    • 0.11% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.11% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.11% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.11% fail on Front
  • 4.4% fail on Brakes
    • 3.4% fail on Hub components
      • 3.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.34% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.23% fail on Brake calipers (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.92% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.46% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.46% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.23% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.23% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.11% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.11% fail on Pedal
        • 0.11% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.11% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.11% fail on Components
        • 0.11% fail on Hoses
  • 3.7% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.5% fail on Wipers
    • 0.80% fail on Washers
    • 0.23% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.23% fail on Windscreen
  • 3.4% fail on Steering (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Steering system (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Track rod end (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.7% fail on Power steering (35 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Operation (39 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Other components (69 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Pipes and hoses (27 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Electronic power steering
      • 0.11% fail on Rams
  • 0.46% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.46% fail on Attachment
  • 0.34% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.23% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.23% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.11% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.11% fail on Condition
  • 0.34% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.34% fail on Registration plate
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