Citroen C5 MOT Results

Registered in 2014
75.4% pass rate
from 252 tests in 2020
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 2014 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen C5 is unusually good or bad.

  • 11% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (89% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Stop lamp (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.8% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.40% fail on Dipswitch
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.79% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.79% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.40% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.40% fail on Battery(ies)
  • 4.4% fail on Tyres
    • 2.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.79% fail on Size/type (10 times worse than other 2014 cars)
  • 4.0% fail on Brakes
    • 3.2% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.2% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 3.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.40% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.40% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.40% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.40% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.40% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.40% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.40% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.40% fail on Service brake performance
  • 4.0% fail on Visibility
    • 2.4% fail on Wipers
    • 1.6% fail on Washers
  • 2.0% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 2.0% fail on Transmission (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Drive shafts (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Joints (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
  • 0.79% fail on Suspension
    • 0.40% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.40% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.40% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.40% fail on Linkage ball joints
  • 0.79% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.79% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.79% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.79% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
  • 0.79% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.40% fail on Condition
    • 0.40% fail on Attachment
  • 0.40% fail on Steering
    • 0.40% fail on Power steering
      • 0.40% fail on Operation
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