Citroen Xantia MOT Results

Registered in 1996
57.8% pass rate
from 154 tests in 2017
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.

  • 19% fail on Suspension
    • 9.1% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 7.8% fail on Component mounting
      • 1.3% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 5.8% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.9% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.3% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.65% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 4.5% fail on Fluid suspension (94 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Suspension unit (129 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Operation (88 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Levelling valve
      • 0.65% fail on Pipes
    • 1.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.3% fail on Drive shafts
      • 1.3% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.65% fail on Constant velocity joints
        • 0.65% fail on Couplings
    • 0.65% fail on Gas suspension
      • 0.65% fail on Operation
    • 0.65% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.65% fail on Condition
    • 0.65% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.65% fail on Front
    • 0.65% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.65% fail on Condition
  • 17% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 5.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.6% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.65% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.65% fail on Switch
    • 3.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.9% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.9% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.2% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.6% fail on Battery
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 0.65% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.65% fail on Fog lamp
  • 11% fail on Brakes
    • 5.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.2% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.65% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.65% fail on Rear wheels
    • 3.2% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 2.6% fail on Components
        • 1.3% fail on Pipes
        • 1.3% fail on Hoses
      • 0.65% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 1.9% fail on ABS
    • 1.3% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on Hub components
      • 0.65% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.65% fail on Brake calipers
  • 10% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.5% fail on Wipers
    • 3.2% fail on Washers
    • 0.65% fail on Mirrors
  • 7.8% fail on Steering
    • 7.8% fail on Steering system
      • 5.2% fail on Steering rack (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.65% fail on Ball joint
  • 7.1% fail on Tyres
    • 3.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.65% fail on Size/type
  • 5.8% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 4.5% fail on Seat belts
      • 4.5% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 1.9% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.9% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 3.2% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.6% fail on Body condition
    • 0.65% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.65% fail on Chassis
    • 0.65% fail on Doors
      • 0.65% fail on Passengers other
  • 3.2% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (70% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Emissions
    • 1.3% fail on Exhaust system
  • 2.6% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 2.6% fail on Registration plate

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