Citroen Xantia MOT Results

Registered in 1996
59.0% pass rate
from 100 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 1996 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen Xantia is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 7.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 7.0% fail on Headlamp (170% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.0% fail on Position lamp
    • 4.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.0% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.0% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 1.0% fail on All direction indicators
    • 3.0% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 3.0% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 2.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.0% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 20% fail on Suspension
    • 11% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (120% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 8.0% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension (109 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Suspension unit (211 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Pipes (197 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Accumulator
    • 4.0% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.0% fail on Ball joint dust cover (8 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 1.0% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 2.0% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 2.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.0% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 11% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 3.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.0% fail on Transmission
      • 3.0% fail on Drive shafts
        • 3.0% fail on Joints
    • 3.0% fail on Doors (5 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Other passenger's door (13 times worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Door condition (14 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Body
      • 1.0% fail on Panel
    • 1.0% fail on Undertray
  • 9.0% fail on Brakes
    • 7.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.0% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 5.0% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 5.0% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
          • 1.0% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.0% fail on Rbt
          • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.0% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.0% fail on Rbt
          • 1.0% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.0% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.0% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 3.0% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 3.0% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 1.0% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.0% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 1.0% fail on Cable
  • 8.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 4.0% fail on Seat belts
      • 4.0% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 3.0% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 1.0% fail on Airbags
      • 1.0% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 7.0% fail on Visibility
    • 5.0% fail on Wipers
    • 3.0% fail on Washers
  • 4.0% fail on Steering
    • 4.0% fail on Steering gear
      • 4.0% fail on Steering rack
  • 3.0% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 3.0% fail on Registration plates
  • 3.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 3.0% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 2.0% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.0% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 1.0% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 1.0% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.0% fail on Catalyst emissions
  • 2.0% fail on Tyres
    • 2.0% fail on Tread depth

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