Citroen C8 MOT Results

Registered in 2006
46.5% pass rate
from 973 tests in 2017
(27% worse than other 2006 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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen C8 is unusually good or bad.

  • 32% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (45% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 13% fail on Stop lamp (180% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 12% fail on Registration plate lamp (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 12% fail on Position lamps (100% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 8.1% fail on Front lamps (73% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Rear lamps (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on All position lamps
    • 5.9% fail on Headlamps (56% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Headlamp (51% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.41% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim (34% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.7% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.21% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.10% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp (100% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.62% fail on Switch (22 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Tell tale (9 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Battery
    • 0.21% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.21% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 23% fail on Suspension (36% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 11% fail on Anti-roll bars (160% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 10% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.41% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.10% fail on Condition
    • 6.7% fail on Suspension arms (81% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 6.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (92% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Coil springs
      • 3.7% fail on Condition
    • 2.9% fail on Drive shafts
      • 2.9% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 2.9% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 1.7% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.31% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.31% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.31% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.31% fail on Condition
    • 0.31% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.10% fail on Condition
      • 0.10% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.10% fail on Attachment
    • 0.31% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.31% fail on Front
    • 0.31% fail on Shock absorbers (79% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Condition (79% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.31% fail on Component mounting
    • 0.10% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.10% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.10% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.10% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 22% fail on Brakes (90% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 16% fail on Brake performance (180% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 13% fail on Parking brake performance (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 8.7% fail on Rear wheels (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.92% fail on Service brake performance (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.10% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.3% fail on Hub components
      • 3.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.41% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.10% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.10% fail on Wheel cylinder
    • 3.0% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 2.5% fail on Components
        • 2.3% fail on Pipes
        • 0.21% fail on Hoses
        • 0.10% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.21% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.21% fail on Leaks
      • 0.10% fail on Operation
    • 1.2% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.72% fail on Service brake control components (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Pedal (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.51% fail on Anti-slip (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Condition
    • 0.62% fail on Mechanical components (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Lever (19 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Cable
    • 0.51% fail on ABS
    • 0.41% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.31% fail on Electronic stability system
  • 10% fail on Driver's view of the road (49% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Wipers (84% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Washers
    • 0.21% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.10% fail on Bonnet
  • 9.9% fail on Tyres
    • 5.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.41% fail on Size/type
  • 6.6% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (51% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Exhaust system (96% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.82% fail on System (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Pipe
      • 0.10% fail on Cap
    • 0.72% fail on Emissions
    • 0.62% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 6.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Doors (11 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Passengers other (17 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Passengers front (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Drivers
    • 0.92% fail on Seats (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Drivers (6 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Passengers (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Engine mountings (7 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Body condition
    • 0.10% fail on Spare wheel
  • 3.5% fail on Steering
    • 3.0% fail on Steering system
      • 2.2% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.31% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.21% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.10% fail on Free play
        • 0.10% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.10% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.10% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.41% fail on Power steering
      • 0.10% fail on Operation
      • 0.10% fail on Drive system
      • 0.10% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.10% fail on Other components
    • 0.21% fail on Steering control
      • 0.10% fail on Steering wheel
      • 0.10% fail on Steering column
  • 2.8% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.5% fail on Seat belts (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Condition (160% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Requirements
      • 0.21% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.10% fail on Attachment
    • 1.2% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.2% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.10% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.10% fail on Attachment
  • 0.10% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.10% fail on Registration plate
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  • 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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