Citroen Xantia MOT Results

Registered in 2000
52.8% pass rate
from 506 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 2000 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen Xantia is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Suspension
    • 7.5% fail on Suspension arms (77% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 7.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (77% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Condition
      • 0.20% fail on Attachment
    • 6.7% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 3.8% fail on Component mounting
      • 3.0% fail on Subframe mounting (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 4.2% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.59% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 4.5% fail on Fluid suspension (131 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Operation (216 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Pipes (114 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Suspension unit (57 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Accumulator (621 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Other components (388 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 3.0% fail on Drive shafts
      • 3.0% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 3.0% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 2.8% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 2.0% fail on Rear
      • 0.79% fail on Front
    • 0.40% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.40% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.20% fail on Gas suspension
      • 0.20% fail on Pipes
    • 0.20% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.20% fail on Condition
  • 20% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 5.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.3% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.59% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.8% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.0% fail on Side repeaters
        • 1.2% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.20% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.20% fail on Switch
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim (57% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Horn
    • 1.2% fail on Battery
    • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.2% fail on Fog lamp
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 5.7% fail on Brake performance (37% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance (68% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Rear wheels (81% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Hydraulic systems (42% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Components (48% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Hoses
        • 0.79% fail on Pipes (81% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.20% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.79% fail on Leaks
      • 0.20% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 2.8% fail on ABS
    • 1.4% fail on Hub components
      • 0.99% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.40% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.20% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.2% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.59% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.40% fail on Full power hydraulic systems (154 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Operation (518 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Additional braking devices
    • 0.20% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.20% fail on Pedal
        • 0.20% fail on Condition
    • 0.20% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.20% fail on Cable
  • 7.9% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.0% fail on Emissions
    • 2.6% fail on Exhaust system (51% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.59% fail on Cap
      • 0.59% fail on System
      • 0.40% fail on Tank
      • 0.20% fail on Pipe
    • 0.40% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 7.3% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.0% fail on Washers
    • 3.2% fail on Wipers
    • 0.40% fail on Windscreen
  • 6.7% fail on Steering
    • 6.5% fail on Steering system (63% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.59% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.20% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.20% fail on Other components
        • 0.20% fail on Steering component
    • 0.40% fail on Power steering
      • 0.40% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 6.3% fail on Tyres
    • 3.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.59% fail on Size/type
  • 4.9% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.8% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (120% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (140% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.6% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.20% fail on Condition
  • 2.8% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.99% fail on Body condition
    • 0.79% fail on Doors
      • 0.79% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.40% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.40% fail on Chassis
    • 0.40% fail on Seats
      • 0.40% fail on Drivers
    • 0.20% fail on Body security
  • 0.59% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.59% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.20% fail on Towbars
    • 0.20% fail on Vehicle structure

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