Citroen Xantia MOT Results

Registered in 1999
50.0% pass rate
from 314 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 1999 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen Xantia is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.6% fail on Direction indicators (170% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 7.6% fail on Flashing type (170% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 5.4% fail on Individual lamps (190% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.64% fail on Switch (12 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on All direction indicators
    • 6.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.8% fail on Front lamps
      • 2.2% fail on Rear lamps
    • 6.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.8% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.6% fail on Battery
    • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.3% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.32% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.64% fail on Trailer electrical socket (15 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.64% fail on Horn
    • 0.32% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.32% fail on Switch
  • 23% fail on Suspension
    • 9.6% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 6.1% fail on Component mounting
      • 3.5% fail on Subframe mounting (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Fluid suspension (176 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Operation (300 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Other components (294 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Suspension unit (113 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Pipes (113 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Levelling valve
    • 5.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 5.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 5.1% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 5.1% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 3.5% fail on Front suspension joints (130% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Drive shafts
      • 1.6% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 1.6% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 0.32% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.32% fail on Condition
    • 0.32% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.32% fail on Rear
  • 17% fail on Brakes
    • 7.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.2% fail on Front wheels
      • 2.9% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.3% fail on Rear wheels (70% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance (73% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Brake operation (7 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.32% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 7.3% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 6.1% fail on Components
        • 4.5% fail on Hoses (150% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Pipes (69% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on Valves
      • 1.3% fail on Leaks
    • 1.3% fail on Hub components
      • 0.96% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.64% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.32% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.64% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.64% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.64% fail on Condition
    • 0.64% fail on ABS
    • 0.32% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.32% fail on Pedal
        • 0.32% fail on Condition
    • 0.32% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.32% fail on Cable
    • 0.32% fail on Restricted movement
  • 14% fail on Driver's view of the road (50% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 8.0% fail on Washers (130% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Wipers
    • 0.64% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.32% fail on Windscreen
  • 9.9% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (82% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 4.8% fail on Seat belts
      • 4.5% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.32% fail on Attachment
  • 8.0% fail on Steering (76% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 7.3% fail on Steering system (89% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Track rod end
      • 3.2% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.32% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.32% fail on Power steering
      • 0.32% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 8.0% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.8% fail on Emissions
    • 4.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.64% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.32% fail on Hose
      • 0.32% fail on System
    • 0.32% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 7.0% fail on Tyres
    • 3.8% fail on Condition
    • 2.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.64% fail on Size/type
  • 4.1% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.3% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.3% fail on Chassis
    • 0.96% fail on Body condition
    • 0.96% fail on Seats
      • 0.96% fail on Drivers (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Doors
      • 0.32% fail on Drivers
    • 0.32% fail on Load security
      • 0.32% fail on Tailgate
    • 0.32% fail on Spare wheel
  • 0.32% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.32% fail on Registration plate

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