Citroen C8 MOT Results

Registered in 2009
53.4% pass rate
from 221 tests in 2017
(39% worse than other 2009 cars)
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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen C8 is unusually good or bad.

  • 26% fail on Suspension (140% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 12% fail on Anti-roll bars (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 11% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 8.6% fail on Drive shafts (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 8.6% fail on Front drive shafts (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 8.6% fail on Constant velocity joints (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Suspension arms (140% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (150% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Front suspension joints (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Coil springs
      • 2.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.45% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.45% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.45% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.45% fail on Front
    • 0.45% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.45% fail on Condition
  • 24% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (55% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 10.0% fail on Position lamps (170% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 6.8% fail on Front lamps (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Rear lamps (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 9.0% fail on Stop lamp (180% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 8.1% fail on Registration plate lamp (100% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.45% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.45% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.45% fail on Dipswitch
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.90% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.90% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.90% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.45% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.90% fail on Horn
    • 0.45% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 9.5% fail on Brakes
    • 6.8% fail on Brake performance (140% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Parking brake performance (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.4% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.45% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 1.4% fail on Hub components
      • 0.90% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.45% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.45% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.90% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.90% fail on Condition
    • 0.90% fail on ABS
    • 0.45% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.45% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.45% fail on Components
        • 0.45% fail on Pipes
  • 7.7% fail on Tyres
    • 4.5% fail on Condition
    • 3.2% fail on Tread depth
  • 6.8% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.6% fail on Wipers
    • 1.8% fail on Washers
    • 1.4% fail on Windscreen
  • 6.3% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Exhaust system (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
  • 3.6% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Doors (14 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Passengers other (38 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.90% fail on Seats (9 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Passengers
      • 0.45% fail on Drivers
  • 2.7% fail on Steering
    • 2.7% fail on Steering system
      • 2.7% fail on Track rod end (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Power steering
      • 0.45% fail on Operation
  • 0.45% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.45% fail on Condition
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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