Citroen C8 MOT Results

Registered in 2010
58.6% pass rate
from 58 tests in 2020
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 2010 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen C8 is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Suspension
    • 10% fail on Suspension arms (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 10% fail on Ball joint (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.7% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 1.7% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 1.7% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.7% fail on Springs
      • 1.7% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.7% fail on Coil spring
    • 1.7% fail on Shock absorbers
  • 17% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 12% fail on Stop lamp (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 6.9% fail on Position lamp
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp
  • 10% fail on Body, chassis, structure (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.4% fail on Transmission
      • 1.7% fail on Drive shafts
        • 1.7% fail on Joints
      • 1.7% fail on Prop shafts
        • 1.7% fail on Joints
    • 1.7% fail on Doors
      • 1.7% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 1.7% fail on Door condition
  • 8.6% fail on Brakes
    • 6.9% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.9% fail on Parking brake performance (10 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 6.9% fail on Rbt (10 times worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 6.9% fail on Parking brake performance (12 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 6.9% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 6.9% fail on Rbt (sp) (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt
          • 1.7% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.7% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.7% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 1.7% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.7% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.7% fail on Brake pads
  • 6.9% fail on Tyres
    • 5.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.7% fail on Condition
  • 3.4% fail on Visibility
    • 1.7% fail on Wipers
    • 1.7% fail on Washers
  • 3.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 3.4% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.4% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.7% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 1.7% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 1.7% fail on Steering
    • 1.7% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.7% fail on Track rod end
  • 1.7% fail on Road Wheels
    • 1.7% 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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