Citroen Xsara Picasso MOT Results

Registered in 2001
40.3% pass rate
from 8,432 tests in 2017
(20% worse than other 2001 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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen Xsara Picasso is unusually good or bad.

  • 33% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (25% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 11% fail on Position lamps (54% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 7.9% fail on Front lamps (51% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Rear lamps (77% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on All position lamps
    • 11% fail on Registration plate lamp (58% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 10% fail on Stop lamp (70% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 7.7% fail on Direction indicators (160% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 7.7% fail on Flashing type (160% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 4.5% fail on Side repeaters (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 3.7% fail on Individual lamps (110% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.45% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.095% fail on Tell tales (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Semaphore
        • 0.012% fail on Tell tales
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamp aim (44% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamps (16% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp (15% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.047% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.024% fail on Switch
      • 0.024% fail on Dipswitch
      • 0.012% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.012% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 1.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.6% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.42% fail on Tell tale (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Switch
    • 0.36% fail on Horn (43% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.13% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.12% fail on Hazard warning (59% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Switch
      • 0.024% fail on Lamp
    • 0.059% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.047% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.036% fail on Battery (97% better than other 2001 cars)
  • 31% fail on Suspension (41% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 11% fail on Anti-roll bars (98% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 8.8% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (130% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (56% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.083% fail on Attachment
      • 0.059% fail on Condition
    • 9.5% fail on Drive shafts (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 9.4% fail on Front drive shafts (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 9.3% fail on Constant velocity joints (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.095% fail on Couplings (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.024% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.083% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.083% fail on Drive shafts
    • 7.9% fail on Suspension arms (68% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 7.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (75% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Attachment
      • 0.012% fail on Condition
    • 5.4% fail on Coil springs (45% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Condition (40% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Location (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Front suspension joints (89% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Prescribed areas (35% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Component mounting (35% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Subframe mounting (37% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Spring mounting (82% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.1% fail on Front (38% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Rear
    • 0.97% fail on Macpherson strut (79% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.97% fail on Condition (79% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Shock absorbers (70% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Condition (70% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.32% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.012% fail on Condition
    • 0.047% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.036% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.012% fail on Attachment
    • 0.047% fail on Sub-frames (90% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (82% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Condition
      • 0.012% fail on Attachment
    • 0.036% fail on Trailing arms (90% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (92% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Condition
    • 0.024% fail on General condition
    • 0.024% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.024% fail on Condition
    • 0.024% fail on Axles
      • 0.012% fail on Axle beam
      • 0.012% fail on Swivel joints/housing
    • 0.012% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.012% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 14% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (74% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 9.9% fail on Exhaust system (110% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Emissions (52% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Emissions not tested (87% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.83% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.31% fail on Cap
      • 0.31% fail on System
      • 0.13% fail on Tank
      • 0.071% fail on Pipe
      • 0.024% fail on Hose
  • 14% fail on Brakes (21% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 5.8% fail on Components
        • 4.9% fail on Pipes (15% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.93% fail on Hoses (36% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Cylinders (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.095% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.012% fail on Valves
      • 0.63% fail on Leaks (53% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Operation
      • 0.024% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (82% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Brake performance (42% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Front wheels
      • 2.2% fail on Rear wheels (48% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance (71% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.42% fail on Service brake performance (61% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.024% fail on Brake operation
    • 2.9% fail on Hub components
      • 1.8% fail on Brake pads (23% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.083% fail on Wheel cylinder
      • 0.047% fail on Brake drums (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Brake calipers (86% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on ABS
    • 0.30% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.28% fail on Pedal
        • 0.23% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.059% fail on Condition
      • 0.012% fail on Pedal linkage
        • 0.012% fail on Lever
    • 0.21% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.19% fail on Parking brake (83% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Condition (83% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.071% fail on Electronic stability system (72% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.036% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.024% fail on Components
        • 0.012% fail on Pipes
        • 0.012% fail on Hoses
      • 0.012% fail on Operation
    • 0.024% fail on Mechanical components (91% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Cable (89% better than other 2001 cars)
  • 12% fail on Driver's view of the road (28% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 7.3% fail on Wipers (30% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Washers (39% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.50% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.024% fail on Bonnet (83% better than other 2001 cars)
  • 12% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (170% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 9.5% fail on Seat belts (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 8.9% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Condition
      • 0.083% fail on Requirements
      • 0.059% fail on Attachment
    • 3.2% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (98% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (93% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Drivers airbag (170% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 12% fail on Tyres (32% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 7.4% fail on Tread depth (35% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Condition (29% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Size/type
    • 0.19% fail on Valve stem
  • 9.4% fail on Steering (100% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 8.2% fail on Steering system (100% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Track rod end (94% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Steering rack (190% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.083% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.071% fail on Free play
        • 0.071% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.036% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.012% fail on Steering damper
      • 0.012% fail on Other components
        • 0.012% fail on Steering component
    • 1.3% fail on Power steering (140% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Pipes and hoses (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Other components (160% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Operation
      • 0.059% fail on Pump
      • 0.059% fail on Rams
      • 0.047% fail on Drive system (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Steering operation (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.059% fail on Steering control
      • 0.047% fail on Steering lock (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Steering column
    • 0.012% fail on Locking devices
  • 4.9% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (52% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Body condition (72% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Vehicle structure (57% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Chassis (57% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.63% fail on Seats (93% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Passengers (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Drivers
    • 0.32% fail on Doors (40% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.14% fail on Drivers
      • 0.024% fail on Passengers front (83% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Spare wheel (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.059% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.036% fail on Body security
    • 0.012% fail on Load security
      • 0.012% fail on Bootlid
  • 1.0% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.17% fail on Road Wheels (62% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.083% fail on Condition
    • 0.083% fail on Attachment (74% better than other 2001 cars)

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