Citroen Xantia MOT Results

Registered in 1999
51.8% pass rate
from 199 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 1999 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen Xantia is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Suspension
    • 9.5% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (83% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.0% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 1.0% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.50% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.50% fail on Ball joint
    • 6.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.5% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 2.5% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.5% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 4.5% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension (104 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Other components (516 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Operation (61 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Accumulator (602 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Suspension unit
      • 0.50% fail on Pipes
    • 1.0% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.0% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.0% fail on Sub-frames
      • 1.0% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.0% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.50% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.50% fail on Ball joint
  • 15% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.0% fail on Side repeaters (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.0% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.0% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.50% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.50% fail on Horn
    • 0.50% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.50% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.50% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.50% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.50% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.50% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 14% fail on Brakes
    • 10% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.5% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (140% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 6.5% fail on Rbt (sp) (140% worse than other 1999 cars)
          • 5.0% fail on Service brake performance (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
          • 2.0% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 3.5% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.5% fail on Rbt
          • 3.0% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.50% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.5% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.50% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.50% fail on Rbt
          • 0.50% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 4.0% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.5% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 2.5% fail on Brake discs
      • 1.0% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 1.0% fail on Cable
        • 0.50% fail on Lever
      • 0.50% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.50% fail on Brake pads
    • 1.5% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.50% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.50% fail on Servos
    • 0.50% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.50% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 11% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 5.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.5% fail on Transmission
      • 2.0% fail on Drive shafts
        • 2.0% fail on Joints
      • 0.50% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.50% fail on Joints
    • 2.0% fail on Chassis
      • 2.0% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.5% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.0% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.50% fail on Pipe
    • 1.0% fail on Body
      • 1.0% fail on Other body component
    • 0.50% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.50% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.50% fail on Towbar
      • 0.50% fail on Other towbar components
  • 8.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 7.5% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 4.0% fail on Compression ignition (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (9 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.50% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.50% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 3.5% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.5% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 1.0% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.0% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks (26 times worse than other 1999 cars)
  • 7.5% fail on Steering
    • 4.0% fail on Steering gear (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Steering rack (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 3.5% fail on Track rod end
  • 6.0% fail on Visibility
    • 3.5% fail on Wipers
    • 2.0% fail on Washers
    • 0.50% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.50% fail on View to rear
      • 0.50% fail on Mirrors
  • 6.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 3.5% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 3.0% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.0% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.50% fail on Requirements
      • 0.50% fail on Condition
  • 3.5% fail on Tyres
    • 2.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.5% fail on Condition
  • 2.0% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 2.0% fail on Registration plates

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