Citroen Xantia MOT Results

Registered in 2000
59.0% pass rate
from 327 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 2000 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen Xantia is unusually good or bad.

  • 16% fail on Suspension
    • 6.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.3% fail on Pins and bushes (100% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.61% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 4.9% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 3.7% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension (72 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Operation (76 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Pipes (86 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Other components (143 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Suspension unit (40 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Accumulator
    • 2.4% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.92% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.61% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.61% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.31% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.31% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.8% fail on Sub-frames
      • 1.8% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.31% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.31% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.31% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 16% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.0% fail on Headlamp
    • 4.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.1% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 3.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.31% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.4% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.5% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.2% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.31% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.31% fail on Horn
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.61% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.61% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.61% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 6.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.7% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 3.7% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 2.8% fail on Service brake performance (170% worse than other 2000 cars)
          • 0.92% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.4% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.31% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.8% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt
          • 1.5% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.31% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.31% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
    • 4.6% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (190% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Anti-lock braking system (160% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 3.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.92% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.31% fail on Servos
      • 0.31% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.31% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.92% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.61% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.61% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.31% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.31% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.31% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.31% fail on Cable
        • 0.31% fail on Lever
    • 0.61% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.61% fail on Pedal
    • 0.61% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.61% fail on Lever
    • 0.31% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.31% fail on Servos
    • 0.31% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.31% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.31% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.31% fail on Other components
  • 9.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 2.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.4% fail on Transmission
      • 2.4% fail on Drive shafts
        • 2.4% fail on Joints
    • 1.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.2% fail on Doors
      • 0.92% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.61% fail on Door condition
        • 0.31% fail on Catch
      • 0.31% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.31% fail on Door condition
    • 0.92% fail on Towbar (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.31% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.61% fail on Chassis
      • 0.61% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.61% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.61% fail on Spare wheel (17 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Carrier (27 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.31% fail on System
    • 0.31% fail on Seats
      • 0.31% fail on Driver's seat
  • 8.0% fail on Visibility
    • 3.7% fail on Washers
    • 3.1% fail on Wipers
    • 0.61% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.61% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.31% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.31% fail on View to rear
      • 0.31% fail on Mirrors
  • 7.3% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 4.0% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (150% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.1% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.31% fail on Requirements
    • 0.31% fail on Airbags
      • 0.31% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 5.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (43% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Exhaust emissions (50% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Compression ignition (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (5 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.31% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 1.8% fail on Spark ignition (78% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Catalyst emissions (79% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.31% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.92% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.61% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks (13 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Other leaks
  • 4.0% fail on Tyres
    • 3.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.5% fail on Condition
  • 3.4% fail on Steering
    • 2.1% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.1% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.92% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.92% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.31% fail on Power steering
      • 0.31% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 1.5% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plates

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