Citroen Xantia MOT Results

Registered in 1997
55.1% pass rate
from 214 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 1997 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen Xantia is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Suspension
    • 9.3% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 6.1% fail on Component mounting
      • 3.3% fail on Subframe mounting (190% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Spring mounting
    • 4.7% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.7% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.93% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 4.2% fail on Fluid suspension (101 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Suspension unit (79 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Operation (96 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Levelling valve (535 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Pipes (118 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Other components (118 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.4% fail on Rear
      • 0.93% fail on Front
    • 0.93% fail on Gas suspension (152 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Operation (267 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.93% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.93% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.93% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.93% fail on Condition
    • 0.93% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.47% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.47% fail on Location
    • 0.47% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.47% fail on Condition
    • 0.47% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.47% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.47% fail on Constant velocity joints
  • 20% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.3% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.4% fail on Switch (28 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.47% fail on Side repeaters
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.3% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.9% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.47% fail on Rear lamps
    • 2.3% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.4% fail on Battery
    • 0.93% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.93% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.93% fail on Horn
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 7.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.7% fail on Front wheels
      • 2.3% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.9% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.47% fail on Brake operation
    • 4.7% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 4.7% fail on Components
        • 2.3% fail on Pipes
        • 1.9% fail on Hoses
        • 0.47% fail on Valves
    • 1.9% fail on Hub components
      • 1.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.47% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.4% fail on ABS
    • 0.47% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.47% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.47% fail on Cable
    • 0.47% fail on Restricted movement
  • 11% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 8.4% fail on Wipers
    • 3.3% fail on Washers
    • 0.47% fail on Mirrors
  • 7.0% fail on Steering
    • 7.0% fail on Steering system
      • 5.1% fail on Steering rack (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Track rod end
  • 6.1% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 3.7% fail on Body condition
    • 1.4% fail on Seats
      • 1.4% fail on Drivers (5 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Passengers
    • 0.47% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.47% fail on Chassis
    • 0.47% fail on Doors
      • 0.47% fail on Passengers other
  • 6.1% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 2.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.8% fail on Emissions
    • 0.47% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 5.6% fail on Tyres
    • 3.7% fail on Condition
    • 2.8% fail on Tread depth
  • 4.7% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 4.7% fail on Seat belts
      • 4.2% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.93% fail on Condition
      • 0.47% fail on Requirements
  • 2.8% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 2.8% fail on Registration plate

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