Citroen C5 MOT Results

Registered in 2013
74.1% pass rate
from 432 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 2013 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen C5 is unusually good or bad.

  • 11% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (52% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Stop lamp (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.8% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.69% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.2% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.69% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.46% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.46% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.46% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.23% fail on Switch
    • 0.23% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.23% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.23% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.23% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.23% fail on Reversing lamp switch
    • 0.23% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.23% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.23% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.23% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 5.3% fail on Tyres
    • 4.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.4% fail on Condition
  • 4.9% fail on Brakes
    • 3.9% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.7% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 3.7% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.69% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.69% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.23% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.23% fail on Cable
    • 0.93% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.93% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.93% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.23% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.23% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.23% fail on Service brake performance
    • 0.23% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.23% fail on Electronic parking brake
  • 4.4% fail on Visibility
    • 2.1% fail on Wipers
    • 2.1% fail on Washers
    • 0.46% fail on Driver's view
  • 4.2% fail on Suspension
    • 2.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.3% fail on Pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.6% fail on Anti-roll bars (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Linkage ball joints (9 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.23% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.23% fail on Shock absorbers
  • 2.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure (120% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Transmission (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Drive shafts (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Joints (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Prop shafts (19 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.46% fail on Joints (25 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.23% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.23% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.23% fail on Bracket
  • 1.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 1.2% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.93% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.93% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
      • 0.23% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.23% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.23% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.23% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 0.69% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.46% fail on Attachment
    • 0.23% fail on Condition
  • 0.46% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.46% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.46% fail on Condition
    • 0.23% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.23% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.23% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.23% fail on Steering
    • 0.23% fail on Power steering
      • 0.23% fail on Operation
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  • Citroen C5 (2008 - 2016)
    Very comfortable, fantastic all-speed refinement, lots of interior space, well equipped from mid-range upwards.

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