Citroen C8 MOT Results

Registered in 2004
45.6% pass rate
from 990 tests in 2017
(15% worse than other 2004 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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen C8 is unusually good or bad.

  • 33% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (31% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 12% fail on Registration plate lamp (89% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 8.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.9% fail on Front lamps
      • 3.5% fail on Rear lamps (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 8.1% fail on Stop lamp (54% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 7.5% fail on Headlamps (57% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 7.1% fail on Headlamp (54% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.20% fail on Switch (8 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.10% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 7.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.8% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.20% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.20% fail on Side repeaters (81% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Horn (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.81% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.81% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.51% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.30% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.30% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.30% fail on Switch
    • 0.20% fail on Trailer electrical socket (6 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 26% fail on Suspension (29% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 10% fail on Anti-roll bars (70% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 8.0% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (84% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.20% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.10% fail on Attachment
      • 0.10% fail on Presence
    • 7.8% fail on Drive shafts (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 7.8% fail on Front drive shafts (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 7.7% fail on Constant velocity joints (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Couplings
    • 6.8% fail on Coil springs (40% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 6.8% fail on Condition (42% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 5.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.5% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.1% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.71% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.71% fail on Component mounting
    • 0.40% fail on Wheel bearings (75% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Front
      • 0.10% fail on Rear
    • 0.30% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.30% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.30% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.30% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.10% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.10% fail on Condition
    • 0.10% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.10% fail on Condition
  • 23% fail on Brakes (50% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 17% fail on Brake performance (130% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 14% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 10% fail on Rear wheels (180% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.91% fail on Service brake performance (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.10% fail on Brake operation
    • 4.0% fail on Hub components
      • 2.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.5% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.71% fail on Brake calipers (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Brake back plates
    • 2.9% fail on Hydraulic systems (43% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Components (56% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Pipes (51% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.40% fail on Hoses
      • 0.61% fail on Leaks
      • 0.10% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.10% fail on Operation
    • 2.4% fail on Parking brake (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Condition (140% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.81% fail on Service brake control components (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Pedal (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.81% fail on Anti-slip (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.81% fail on ABS
    • 0.71% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.40% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.10% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.10% fail on Cable
    • 0.10% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.10% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
  • 15% fail on Driver's view of the road (68% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 9.7% fail on Washers (180% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Wipers
    • 1.0% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.30% fail on Mirrors
  • 9.2% fail on Tyres
    • 5.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.40% fail on Size/type
  • 7.2% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 5.5% fail on Exhaust system (42% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Emissions
    • 0.81% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.81% fail on System (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 4.9% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (66% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (100% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Drivers airbag (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Passengers airbag
    • 1.5% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.71% fail on Condition
      • 0.51% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.20% fail on Attachment (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Requirements
  • 3.6% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Doors (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Passengers other (6 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Drivers (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.71% fail on Seats (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Passengers (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Drivers
    • 0.61% fail on Body condition
    • 0.10% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.10% fail on Spare wheel
  • 3.3% fail on Steering
    • 2.6% fail on Steering system (40% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Track rod end (62% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.40% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.30% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.10% fail on Free play
        • 0.10% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.61% fail on Power steering
      • 0.30% fail on Operation
      • 0.30% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.10% fail on Steering control
      • 0.10% fail on Steering wheel
      • 0.10% fail on Steering column
  • 1.4% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.20% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.20% fail on Attachment
  • 0.10% fail on Towbars
    • 0.10% fail on Towbar
Read the Honest John Review

  • Citroen C8 (2003 - 2010)
    Seating for up to eight in a practical, versatile cabin. Plenty of safety and comfort features. Five-star crash rating from 2003. Easy to drive.

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