Citroen C5 MOT Results

Registered in 2012
73.0% pass rate
from 441 tests in 2017
(28% worse than other 2012 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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen C5 is unusually good or bad.

  • 10% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.7% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.1% fail on Rear lamps (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Front lamps
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp
  • 6.6% fail on Suspension (82% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Suspension arms (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Attachment
    • 1.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Front drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Constant velocity joints (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.91% fail on Fluid suspension (214 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Suspension unit (268 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.68% fail on Condition
    • 0.45% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.23% fail on Front
      • 0.23% fail on Rear
    • 0.23% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.23% fail on Condition
    • 0.23% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.23% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.23% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.23% fail on Condition
  • 6.1% fail on Tyres
    • 3.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.9% fail on Condition
  • 5.7% fail on Brakes
    • 4.1% fail on Hub components
      • 3.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.45% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.91% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.91% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.45% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.45% fail on Leaks (20 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Restricted movement
  • 5.7% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.0% fail on Wipers
    • 0.68% fail on Washers
    • 0.23% fail on Windscreen
  • 2.0% fail on Steering (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Steering system (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Track rod end (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.68% fail on Power steering (20 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Other components (193 times worse than other 2012 cars)
  • 0.45% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.23% fail on Condition
    • 0.23% fail on Attachment
  • 0.23% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.23% fail on Registration plate
Read the Honest John Review

  • Citroen C5 (2008 - 2016)
    Very comfortable, fantastic all-speed refinement, lots of interior space, well equipped from mid-range upwards.

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