Citroen Xantia MOT Results

Registered in 1998
56.6% pass rate
from 221 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 1998 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen Xantia is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Suspension
    • 7.2% fail on Fluid suspension (242 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Suspension unit (180 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Other components (474 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Operation (216 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Pipes (252 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Accumulator
      • 0.45% fail on Levelling valve
    • 7.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (100% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 6.8% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (190% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 5.9% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 4.5% fail on Component mounting
      • 1.4% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 3.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 2.3% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.4% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.90% fail on Rear
      • 0.45% fail on Front
    • 1.4% fail on Drive shafts
      • 1.4% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 1.4% fail on Constant velocity joints
  • 21% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 5.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 5.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.6% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.8% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.45% fail on All direction indicators
    • 5.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.1% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.4% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.6% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.4% fail on Horn
    • 0.90% fail on Battery
    • 0.90% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.90% fail on Fog lamp
  • 17% fail on Brakes
    • 9.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.1% fail on Service brake performance (160% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Front wheels
      • 2.7% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.4% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.45% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 7.2% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 6.3% fail on Components
        • 4.5% fail on Hoses (140% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 2.7% fail on Pipes
      • 1.4% fail on Leaks
    • 3.2% fail on Hub components
      • 1.8% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.4% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.4% fail on ABS
    • 0.90% fail on Electronic stability system (7 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.45% fail on Condition
    • 0.45% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.45% fail on Cable
    • 0.45% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.45% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.45% fail on Actuating linkage mounting
  • 11% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 6.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 6.3% fail on Emissions
    • 1.4% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.45% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.45% fail on Pipe
  • 9.0% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.9% fail on Washers
    • 4.5% fail on Wipers
    • 0.45% fail on Mirrors
  • 6.3% fail on Steering
    • 4.5% fail on Steering system
      • 3.6% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.45% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.8% fail on Power steering
      • 1.4% fail on Pipes and hoses (5 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Other components
    • 0.45% fail on Steering control
      • 0.45% fail on Steering column
  • 5.9% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 5.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 4.5% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.90% fail on Condition
    • 0.45% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.45% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 5.4% fail on Tyres
    • 3.2% fail on Condition
    • 2.7% fail on Tread depth
  • 3.6% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.3% fail on Body condition
    • 0.90% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.90% fail on Chassis
    • 0.45% fail on Doors
      • 0.45% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.45% fail on Seats
      • 0.45% fail on Drivers
  • 1.4% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.45% fail on Towbars
    • 0.45% fail on Towbar

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