Citroen Xantia MOT Results

Registered in 1997
56.4% pass rate
from 133 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 1997 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen Xantia is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Suspension
    • 6.8% fail on Anti-roll bars (140% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (6 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.75% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.75% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 6.8% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension (166 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Suspension unit (236 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Pipes (488 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Other components (390 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.75% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.75% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.5% fail on Sub-frames
      • 1.5% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.75% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.75% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 14% fail on Brakes
    • 7.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.5% fail on Service brake performance
        • 4.5% fail on Rbt
          • 4.5% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.75% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.75% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 4.5% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 4.5% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 4.5% fail on Service brake performance
    • 3.8% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 3.0% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.75% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 2.3% fail on Flexible brake hoses (4 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.75% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.75% fail on Pedal
    • 0.75% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.75% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.75% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.75% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.75% fail on Brake discs
  • 13% fail on Visibility
    • 8.3% fail on Washers (160% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Wipers
  • 9.8% fail on Steering (140% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 8.3% fail on Steering gear (5 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 8.3% fail on Steering rack (5 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.5% fail on Track rod end
  • 9.8% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.0% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.5% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.75% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.75% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.75% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 9.0% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 6.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.3% fail on Doors
      • 1.5% fail on Other passenger's door (7 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Door condition (7 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.75% fail on Door condition
    • 0.75% fail on Seats
      • 0.75% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 9.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 5.3% fail on Seat belts
      • 5.3% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.75% fail on Condition
    • 3.8% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
  • 6.8% fail on Tyres
    • 3.8% fail on Condition
    • 3.8% fail on Tread depth
  • 4.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 4.5% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.0% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.3% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.75% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 1.5% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.5% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
  • 0.75% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.75% fail on Belt(s)/padding

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