Citroen C6 MOT Results

Registered in 2006
67.8% pass rate
from 87 tests in 2020
(28% better than other 2006 cars)
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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen C6 is unusually good or bad.

  • 16% fail on Suspension (0.12% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 8.0% fail on Suspension arms (47% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Ball joint (170% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Pins and bushes (30% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Other suspension component (12 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Pins and bushes (36 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Ball joint (12 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension (134 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Suspension unit (371 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Pipes
    • 2.3% fail on Wheel bearings (94% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Shock absorbers (41% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (56% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage ball joints
  • 11% fail on Brakes (6.6% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Brake performance (11% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Service brake performance (73% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 4.6% fail on Rbt (77% worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 4.6% fail on Service brake performance (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (37% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Rbt (sp) (34% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 4.6% fail on Mechanical brake components (29% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Brake discs and drums (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on Brake discs (160% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.1% fail on Brake pads
    • 3.4% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Anti-lock braking system (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 1.1% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 1.1% fail on Hand lever
    • 1.1% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.1% fail on Electronic parking brake
  • 11% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (28% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Headlamps (1.8% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Headlamp (2.4% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Stop lamp (24% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.1% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 1.1% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.1% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.1% fail on Horn
  • 8.0% fail on Tyres (11% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Condition (11% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Tread depth (21% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Size/type
  • 5.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (3.6% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Exhaust emissions (18% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Spark ignition (47% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (3.6% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Compression ignition (63% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 1.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 1.1% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.1% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 4.6% fail on Body, chassis, structure (39% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Transmission (5.1% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Drive shafts (26% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Joints (25% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Prop shafts
        • 1.1% fail on Joints
    • 1.1% fail on Chassis
      • 1.1% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.1% fail on Exhaust system
  • 1.1% fail on Steering
    • 1.1% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.1% fail on Track rod end
  • 1.1% fail on Visibility
    • 1.1% fail on Wipers
  • 1.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.1% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
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