Citroen Xsara Picasso MOT Results

Registered in 2003
44.4% pass rate
from 14,613 tests in 2017
(15% worse than other 2003 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 2003 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen Xsara Picasso is unusually good or bad.

  • 32% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (21% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 11% fail on Registration plate lamp (62% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 10% fail on Position lamps (41% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 8.6% fail on Front lamps (56% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.096% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.041% fail on Switch (10 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 9.1% fail on Stop lamp (57% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Headlamps (37% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Headlamp (38% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Switch (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.055% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale' (170% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (79% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.014% fail on Matched pair
    • 5.3% fail on Direction indicators (90% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Flashing type (90% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Individual lamps (33% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.16% fail on Switch (82% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.0068% fail on Tell tales
      • 0.0068% fail on Semaphore
        • 0.0068% fail on Arm
    • 5.0% fail on Headlamp aim (35% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Horn (85% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.94% fail on Rear fog lamp (38% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Fog lamp (46% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Tell tale (120% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Switch
    • 0.32% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (77% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Electrical wiring (94% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.075% fail on Hazard warning (64% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Switch (61% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Lamp
      • 0.0068% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.062% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.034% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.027% fail on Battery (97% better than other 2003 cars)
  • 24% fail on Suspension (19% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 10% fail on Anti-roll bars (83% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 8.1% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (99% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (75% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.075% fail on Condition
      • 0.062% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0068% fail on Presence
    • 5.9% fail on Suspension arms (27% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (31% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Attachment (95% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Coil springs (15% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Condition (15% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Location
    • 2.8% fail on Prescribed areas (35% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Component mounting (35% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Subframe mounting (39% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Spring mounting (76% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Drive shafts (32% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Front drive shafts (32% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Constant velocity joints (32% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.034% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.0068% fail on Couplings
      • 0.034% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.034% fail on Drive shafts
    • 2.2% fail on Front suspension joints (44% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.2% fail on Front (68% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Rear (69% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Shock absorbers (68% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Condition (68% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.31% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0068% fail on Attachment
    • 0.31% fail on Macpherson strut (33% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Condition (33% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.096% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.089% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0068% fail on Condition
    • 0.055% fail on Axles
      • 0.027% fail on Swivel joints/housing
      • 0.021% fail on Axle beam
      • 0.0068% fail on Stub axle
    • 0.048% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.041% fail on General condition (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.041% fail on Trailing arms (84% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (81% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.034% fail on Sub-frames (87% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0068% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.021% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.021% fail on Condition
    • 0.014% fail on Torsion bars
      • 0.014% fail on Attachment
    • 0.0068% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.0068% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.0068% fail on Panhard rods
      • 0.0068% fail on Condition
    • 0.0068% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.0068% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 13% fail on Brakes (20% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 7.3% fail on Hydraulic systems (17% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 6.8% fail on Components (16% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 6.0% fail on Pipes (37% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.92% fail on Hoses (30% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.096% fail on Cylinders (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.089% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.0068% fail on Servos
      • 0.50% fail on Leaks (45% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Operation
      • 0.014% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (88% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Brake performance (52% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Front wheels (25% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Rear wheels (55% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance (69% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.18% fail on Service brake performance (71% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.014% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.0068% fail on Parking brake operation
    • 2.8% fail on Hub components (13% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Brake pads (31% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Brake discs (48% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Wheel cylinder (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Brake calipers (76% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Brake drums (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Brake linings
    • 0.68% fail on ABS (35% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.34% fail on Pedal
        • 0.33% fail on Anti-slip (93% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Condition (83% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Parking brake (81% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Condition (80% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Restricted movement (61% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.089% fail on Electronic stability system (56% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.021% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.014% fail on Components
        • 0.0068% fail on Pipes
        • 0.0068% fail on Servos
      • 0.0068% fail on Operation
    • 0.014% fail on Mechanical components (94% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Cable (93% better than other 2003 cars)
  • 12% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (58% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 8.4% fail on Exhaust system (93% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Emissions (26% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Emissions not tested (68% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.37% fail on System (51% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on Cap (77% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Pipe
      • 0.048% fail on Tank
      • 0.0068% fail on Hose
  • 12% fail on Driver's view of the road (28% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Wipers (17% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Washers (61% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.40% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.027% fail on Bonnet (83% better than other 2003 cars)
  • 11% fail on Tyres (24% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 7.2% fail on Tread depth (32% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Condition (18% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Size/type
    • 0.12% fail on Valve stem
  • 8.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 7.5% fail on Seat belts (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 6.8% fail on Prescribed areas (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Condition
      • 0.089% fail on Attachment (140% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Requirements
    • 1.2% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (24% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (25% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.021% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 7.0% fail on Steering (36% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Steering system (14% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.1% fail on Steering rack (36% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Ball joint (74% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Free play
        • 0.18% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.14% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.075% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.027% fail on Steering damper (7 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Other components
        • 0.021% fail on Steering pivot point
        • 0.0068% fail on Steering component
      • 0.0068% fail on Intermediate drop arm
    • 1.6% fail on Power steering (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Other components (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Pipes and hoses (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Operation
      • 0.068% fail on Pump (200% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Rams (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Drive system (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Steering operation (150% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Steering control (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Steering wheel (9 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on Steering column
      • 0.014% fail on Steering lock
    • 0.014% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.014% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 4.5% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (100% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Body condition (170% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.97% fail on Vehicle structure (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.97% fail on Chassis (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Seats (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Passengers (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Drivers (91% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Doors (33% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.041% fail on Passengers front (72% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Drivers (89% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Spare wheel (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.096% fail on Speedometer (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.041% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.0068% fail on Body security
  • 0.86% fail on Registration plates and VIN (23% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.86% fail on Registration plate (23% better than other 2003 cars)
  • 0.22% fail on Road Wheels (54% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Attachment (45% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.027% fail on Condition (79% better than other 2003 cars)

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