Citroen Xsara Picasso MOT Results

Registered in 2000
40.0% pass rate
from 1,635 tests in 2017
(22% worse than other 2000 cars)
Pass rate by mileage
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 Xsara Picasso is unusually good or bad.

  • 32% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (31% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 11% fail on Position lamps (75% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 8.0% fail on Front lamps (66% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Rear lamps (130% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on All position lamps
    • 11% fail on Registration plate lamp (84% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 10% fail on Stop lamp (83% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 8.4% fail on Direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 8.4% fail on Flashing type (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 4.6% fail on Individual lamps (180% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 4.5% fail on Side repeaters (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.49% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.12% fail on Tell tales
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim (46% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.3% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.061% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.061% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 1.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.3% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.18% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.31% fail on Horn
    • 0.12% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.061% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.061% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.061% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 29% fail on Suspension (36% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 9.8% fail on Anti-roll bars (99% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 7.9% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (140% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (82% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Linkage condition (79% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Condition
      • 0.061% fail on Attachment
    • 8.8% fail on Suspension arms (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 8.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Attachment
      • 0.061% fail on Condition
    • 7.8% fail on Drive shafts (79% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 7.6% fail on Front drive shafts (80% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 7.6% fail on Constant velocity joints (80% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.061% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.12% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.12% fail on Drive shafts
    • 5.3% fail on Coil springs (70% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Condition (73% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Location
    • 3.4% fail on Front suspension joints (130% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Prescribed areas (45% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Component mounting (42% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 1.9% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.2% fail on Front
      • 0.73% fail on Rear
    • 0.49% fail on Shock absorbers (70% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Condition (70% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.37% fail on Condition
    • 0.18% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.18% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.12% fail on Axles
      • 0.12% fail on Swivel joints/housing
    • 0.061% fail on General condition
    • 0.061% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.061% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.061% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.061% fail on Condition
    • 0.061% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.061% fail on Condition
  • 17% fail on Brakes
    • 9.1% fail on Hydraulic systems (39% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 8.3% fail on Components (36% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 5.9% fail on Pipes (42% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Hoses (66% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Cylinders (5 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.061% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.92% fail on Leaks (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Operation
    • 5.3% fail on Brake performance (42% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Front wheels
      • 2.5% fail on Rear wheels (39% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Parking brake performance (66% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.37% fail on Service brake performance (68% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.3% fail on Hub components
      • 2.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.7% fail on Brake discs (92% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Wheel cylinder
    • 1.2% fail on ABS
    • 0.43% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.43% fail on Pedal
        • 0.43% fail on Anti-slip (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.24% fail on Parking brake (77% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Condition (77% better than other 2000 cars)
  • 15% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (34% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 10% fail on Exhaust system (98% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Emissions
    • 1.6% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.43% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.18% fail on System
      • 0.12% fail on Tank
      • 0.061% fail on Hose
      • 0.061% fail on Pipe
  • 14% fail on Driver's view of the road (49% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 8.1% fail on Wipers (44% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Washers (73% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.80% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.61% fail on Mirrors
  • 11% fail on Tyres (31% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 7.5% fail on Tread depth (48% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.18% fail on Size/type
    • 0.061% fail on Valve stem
  • 9.8% fail on Steering (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 8.6% fail on Steering system (120% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Track rod end (100% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.18% fail on Free play
        • 0.18% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.12% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.061% fail on Drag link end
    • 1.1% fail on Power steering (94% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Other components (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.12% fail on Rams (5 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Operation
    • 0.24% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.12% fail on Steering control
      • 0.061% fail on Steering wheel
      • 0.061% fail on Steering column
  • 9.4% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (87% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 7.1% fail on Seat belts (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Prescribed areas (120% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Condition
      • 0.12% fail on Requirements
    • 2.6% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (55% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (58% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.061% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 4.1% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.5% fail on Body condition
    • 1.1% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.1% fail on Chassis
    • 0.92% fail on Seats (170% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Passengers (5 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Drivers
    • 0.37% fail on Doors
      • 0.24% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.061% fail on Drivers
      • 0.061% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.18% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.061% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.061% fail on Load security
      • 0.061% fail on Access panel
  • 1.2% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.31% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.24% fail on Attachment
    • 0.061% fail on Condition
  • 0.12% fail on Towbars
    • 0.12% fail on Towbar (6 times worse than other 2000 cars)

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