Citroen C8 MOT Results

Registered in 2004
44.8% pass rate
from 525 tests in 2020
(17% 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.

  • 26% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (28% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 7.6% fail on Stop lamp (50% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.7% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.19% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.19% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 6.1% fail on Position lamps (83% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Position lamp (86% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (69% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.38% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.2% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.19% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.19% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.3% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.19% fail on Switch
    • 0.76% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.57% fail on Horn
      • 0.19% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 22% fail on Brakes (50% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 17% fail on Brake performance (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 14% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 14% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 5.3% fail on Rbt (200% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 4.6% fail on Parking brake performance (190% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.57% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.19% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.19% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.19% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.19% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.19% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 3.8% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.8% fail on Rbt
          • 3.4% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.76% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.95% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.95% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.57% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.57% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.19% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.8% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.7% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.7% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.76% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.57% fail on Cable
        • 0.19% fail on Linkage
      • 0.57% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.57% fail on Brake discs
    • 2.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.5% fail on Parking brake control (180% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Lever (200% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.95% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.95% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.95% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.76% fail on Pedal (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.76% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.57% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.19% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.19% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.19% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.19% fail on Additional braking device
  • 21% fail on Suspension
    • 8.6% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.8% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.38% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.19% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.19% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.19% fail on Linkage
    • 7.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.6% fail on Ball joint
      • 2.9% fail on Ball joint dust cover (190% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.19% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 5.9% fail on Springs
      • 5.9% fail on Coil springs
        • 5.9% fail on Coil spring
    • 2.5% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.3% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.3% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.76% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.57% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.38% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.38% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.38% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.38% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.38% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.19% fail on Axles
      • 0.19% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.19% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.19% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 19% fail on Body, chassis, structure (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 8.6% fail on Transmission (130% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 8.2% fail on Drive shafts (130% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 8.2% fail on Joints (140% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.38% fail on Joints
    • 5.7% fail on Exhaust system (65% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Doors (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Other passenger's door (10 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 2.7% fail on Door condition (10 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.38% fail on Door condition
    • 1.5% fail on Fuel system (180% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Pipe (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on System (6 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Tank
      • 0.19% fail on Hose
    • 0.95% fail on Seats (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Passenger's seat (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.38% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.38% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.19% fail on Chassis
      • 0.19% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.19% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.19% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.19% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.19% fail on Bracket
  • 13% fail on Visibility (58% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 9.0% fail on Washers (140% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Wipers
    • 0.76% fail on View to rear
      • 0.76% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.19% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.19% fail on Windscreen
  • 11% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 9.9% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 5.7% fail on Compression ignition (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (180% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.57% fail on Emission control equipment (22 times worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.38% fail on Particulate filter (330 times worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.19% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.38% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.19% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.19% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
      • 4.2% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.1% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 2.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.76% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.76% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.19% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.19% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.19% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
      • 0.19% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.19% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.19% fail on Undertray
  • 5.9% fail on Tyres
    • 3.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.38% fail on Size/type
  • 5.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 4.0% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.76% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.19% fail on Requirements
      • 0.19% fail on Condition
  • 3.2% fail on Steering
    • 2.9% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.5% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.19% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.19% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.38% fail on Power steering
      • 0.38% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 0.76% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.57% fail on Registration plates
    • 0.19% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.19% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.19% fail on Attachment
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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