Citroen C8 MOT Results

Registered in 2006
44.3% pass rate
from 776 tests in 2020
(29% 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.

  • 28% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (55% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 13% fail on Stop lamp (170% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 7.9% fail on Position lamps (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 7.7% fail on Position lamp (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on All position lamps
    • 5.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.4% fail on Headlamp
    • 4.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (65% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.7% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.13% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.5% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.39% fail on Switch (10 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.26% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.26% fail on Horn
    • 0.13% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.13% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.13% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 22% fail on Brakes (84% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 16% fail on Brake performance (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 14% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 14% fail on Rbt (sp) (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 8.2% fail on Parking brake performance (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 8.1% fail on Rbt (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 8.0% fail on Parking brake performance (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.13% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.13% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.13% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 2.4% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.4% fail on Rbt
          • 2.2% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.52% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.0% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.0% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.64% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.52% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 4.5% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.1% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 3.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.3% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.64% fail on Lever (12 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on Cable
        • 0.13% fail on Linkage
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.2% fail on Brake discs
    • 2.8% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.2% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.2% fail on Lever (170% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.77% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.64% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.77% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.52% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.26% fail on Pedal
    • 0.64% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.52% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.13% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.13% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.13% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.13% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 19% fail on Suspension
    • 8.5% fail on Suspension arms (56% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Ball joint (140% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 8.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (62% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 2.2% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 1.8% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.26% fail on Linkage
      • 0.13% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 3.6% fail on Springs
      • 3.6% fail on Coil springs
        • 3.6% fail on Coil spring
    • 1.4% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.52% fail on Shock absorbers (69% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.13% fail on Axles
      • 0.13% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.13% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.13% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 14% fail on Body, chassis, structure (85% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Doors (10 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Other passenger's door (16 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 3.7% fail on Door condition (16 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Driver's door (7 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on Hinge (129 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Door condition
      • 0.26% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.26% fail on Door condition
    • 4.4% fail on Exhaust system (64% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Transmission
      • 3.6% fail on Drive shafts
        • 3.6% fail on Joints
      • 0.26% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.26% fail on Joints
    • 0.90% fail on Seats (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Driver's seat (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Passenger's seat (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.77% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.26% fail on Pipe
      • 0.26% fail on System
      • 0.13% fail on Tank
      • 0.13% fail on Hose
    • 0.64% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.52% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
      • 0.13% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.13% fail on Sub-frame condition
    • 0.13% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.13% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.13% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.13% fail on Body
      • 0.13% fail on Other body component
    • 0.13% fail on Undertray
  • 9.8% fail on Tyres
    • 6.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.39% fail on Size/type
  • 8.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 7.0% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 4.1% fail on Compression ignition (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (160% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.52% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.26% fail on Emission control equipment (8 times worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.26% fail on Other emission control equipment (51 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
      • 3.0% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.64% fail on Catalyst emissions (65% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 1.3% fail on Fluid leaks (190% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Engine oil leaks (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.13% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.13% fail on Undertray
  • 7.7% fail on Visibility
    • 4.0% fail on Wipers
    • 3.9% fail on Washers
    • 0.52% fail on View to rear
      • 0.52% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.13% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.13% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.13% fail on Windscreen
  • 3.1% fail on Steering
    • 2.7% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.7% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.39% fail on Power steering
      • 0.26% fail on Other components
      • 0.13% fail on Operation
      • 0.13% fail on Rams
    • 0.13% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.13% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.13% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.13% fail on Steering column
  • 2.8% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.8% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.0% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.77% fail on Condition
    • 0.90% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.13% fail on Airbags
      • 0.13% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.13% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.90% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.90% fail on Registration plates
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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