Citroen Xantia MOT Results

Registered in 1998
61.7% pass rate
from 81 tests in 2020
(1.1% better than other 1998 cars)
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 1998 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen Xantia is unusually good or bad.

  • 15% fail on Suspension (7.0% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Suspension arms (22% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Pins and bushes (150% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint
    • 4.9% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension (127 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Suspension unit (344 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (22% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Wheel bearings (88% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.2% fail on Sub-frames
      • 1.2% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
  • 11% fail on Steering (200% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 7.4% fail on Steering gear (5 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 7.4% fail on Steering rack (6 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.2% fail on Track rod end
    • 1.2% fail on Power steering
      • 1.2% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 1.2% fail on Steering wheel
  • 8.6% fail on Brakes (31% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Brake performance (15% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (120% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 6.2% fail on Rbt (sp) (130% worse than other 1998 cars)
          • 6.2% fail on Service brake performance (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.5% fail on Service brake performance (5.2% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.2% fail on Decelerometer
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance
    • 2.5% fail on Hydraulic systems (9 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Reservoirs
      • 1.2% fail on Brake fluid
  • 8.6% fail on Visibility (22% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Washers (110% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Wipers (6.9% better than other 1998 cars)
  • 4.9% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (65% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim (31% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim (26% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Stop lamp (39% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 4.9% fail on Body, chassis, structure (52% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure (60% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (63% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Exhaust system (26% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Chassis
      • 1.2% fail on Chassis condition
  • 3.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (51% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Exhaust emissions (49% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Spark ignition (62% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Catalyst emissions (54% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.2% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
    • 1.2% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.2% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 3.7% fail on Tyres (17% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Condition (87% worse than other 1998 cars)
  • 2.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (41% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 1.2% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp

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