Citroen C8 MOT Results

Registered in 2007
43.2% pass rate
from 761 tests in 2017
(43% worse than other 2007 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 2007 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen C8 is unusually good or bad.

  • 32% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (56% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 13% fail on Position lamps (130% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 8.9% fail on Front lamps (99% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Rear lamps (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on All position lamps
    • 11% fail on Registration plate lamp (79% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 9.1% fail on Stop lamp (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Headlamps (63% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Headlamp (53% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.13% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 5.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.5% fail on Rear fog lamp (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Switch (64 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Tell tale (7 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Direction indicators (57% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Flashing type (57% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.79% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.39% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.53% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Horn
    • 0.13% fail on Battery
    • 0.13% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 27% fail on Suspension (81% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 12% fail on Anti-roll bars (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 9.9% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (190% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment
    • 9.5% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 9.2% fail on Front drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 9.1% fail on Constant velocity joints (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Couplings
      • 0.26% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Drive shafts (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Suspension arms (100% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Attachment
    • 5.5% fail on Coil springs
      • 5.5% fail on Condition
    • 1.8% fail on Front suspension joints (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Tie bars/rods (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.26% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment
    • 0.39% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.39% fail on Front
    • 0.39% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.39% fail on Condition
    • 0.26% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.13% fail on Condition
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment
    • 0.26% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.26% fail on Component mounting
  • 23% fail on Brakes (150% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 18% fail on Brake performance (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 15% fail on Parking brake performance (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 9.7% fail on Rear wheels (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Front wheels (100% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.13% fail on Service brake performance
    • 4.2% fail on Parking brake (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Condition (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Hub components
      • 2.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.1% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.13% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.8% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.3% fail on Components
        • 1.2% fail on Pipes
        • 0.13% fail on Hoses
      • 0.39% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Operation
      • 0.13% fail on Leaks
    • 1.1% fail on Mechanical components (11 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Cable (11 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Lever
    • 0.92% fail on Service brake control components (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Pedal (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.79% fail on Anti-slip (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Condition
    • 0.66% fail on ABS
    • 0.26% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.13% fail on Restricted movement
  • 11% fail on Driver's view of the road (69% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Washers (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Wipers
    • 0.66% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.39% fail on Windscreen
  • 10% fail on Tyres
    • 5.4% fail on Condition
    • 5.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.53% fail on Size/type
    • 0.26% fail on Valve stem
  • 6.7% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (86% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Exhaust system (180% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Emissions
    • 0.39% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.26% fail on Pipe (7 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on System
    • 0.13% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 3.9% fail on Steering (70% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Steering system (73% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Track rod end (85% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.13% fail on Free play
        • 0.13% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.39% fail on Steering control (9 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Steering wheel (60 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Steering lock
    • 0.26% fail on Power steering
      • 0.13% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.13% fail on Other components
  • 2.6% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Doors (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Passengers other (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Drivers (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.66% fail on Seats (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Passengers (9 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Drivers
    • 0.53% fail on Body condition
  • 2.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.3% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.13% fail on Passengers airbag
    • 1.1% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.53% fail on Condition
      • 0.26% fail on Requirements (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Attachment (13 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.39% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.39% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.13% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.13% fail on Attachment
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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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