Citroen C5 MOT Results

Registered in 2015
80.3% pass rate
from 208 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 2015 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen C5 is unusually good or bad.

  • 7.7% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (6 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Stop lamp (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.48% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.96% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.96% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.96% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.96% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.48% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.48% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.48% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.48% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.48% fail on Horn
  • 6.3% fail on Visibility
    • 5.3% fail on Wipers
    • 0.48% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.48% fail on Washers
  • 3.8% fail on Brakes
    • 3.4% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.4% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 3.4% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.48% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.48% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.48% fail on Rbt
          • 0.48% fail on Service brake imbalance
  • 2.4% fail on Suspension
    • 1.4% fail on Shock absorbers (4 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.96% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.96% fail on Pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Springs
      • 0.48% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.48% fail on Coil spring
  • 2.4% fail on Tyres
    • 1.4% fail on Condition
    • 1.4% fail on Tread depth
  • 0.48% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.48% fail on Transmission
      • 0.48% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.48% fail on Joints
  • 0.48% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.48% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.48% fail on Condition
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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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