Citroen Xantia MOT Results

Registered in 1995
62.7% pass rate
from 75 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 1995 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen Xantia is unusually good or bad.

  • 27% fail on Suspension (100% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 15% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension (179 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 6.7% fail on Suspension unit (252 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Operation (201 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Pipes (172 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Accumulator
      • 1.3% fail on Other components
    • 11% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 8.0% fail on Anti-roll bars (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 2.7% fail on Ball joint dust cover (11 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (5 times worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.7% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.3% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.3% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.3% fail on Other suspension component
      • 1.3% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 12% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 4.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.7% fail on Doors
      • 2.7% fail on Other passenger's door (14 times worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 2.7% fail on Door condition (15 times worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.3% fail on Spare wheel
      • 1.3% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 1.3% fail on Towbar
      • 1.3% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 1.3% fail on Transmission
      • 1.3% fail on Drive shafts
        • 1.3% fail on Joints
  • 9.3% fail on Brakes
    • 8.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.0% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 4.0% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 2.7% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.3% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 4.0% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 4.0% fail on Rbt
          • 4.0% fail on Parking brake performance (3 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.7% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 2.7% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (11 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (16 times worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.7% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 2.7% fail on Brake discs
  • 9.3% fail on Visibility
    • 5.3% fail on Washers
    • 4.0% fail on Wipers
    • 1.3% fail on View to rear
      • 1.3% fail on Mirrors
  • 6.7% fail on Steering
    • 5.3% fail on Steering gear (3 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Steering rack (3 times worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.3% fail on Track rod end
  • 6.7% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.7% fail on Position lamp
  • 5.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 4.0% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 2.7% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.3% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.3% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 1.3% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.3% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
    • 1.3% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.3% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 2.7% fail on Tyres
    • 2.7% fail on Tread depth
  • 1.3% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plates
  • 1.3% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.3% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.3% fail on Prescribed areas

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