Citroen Xsara Picasso MOT Results

Registered in 2006
52.1% pass rate
from 19,072 tests in 2017
(14% worse than other 2006 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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen Xsara Picasso is unusually good or bad.

  • 28% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (29% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 9.6% fail on Registration plate lamp (60% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 9.5% fail on Stop lamp (100% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 8.6% fail on Position lamps (47% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 7.3% fail on Front lamps (56% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.068% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamps (20% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Headlamp (23% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.042% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale' (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.016% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.010% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.0052% fail on Switch
      • 0.0052% fail on Dipswitch
    • 4.3% fail on Headlamp aim (21% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.4% fail on Individual lamps (35% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Side repeaters (59% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.031% fail on Switch
        • 0.0052% fail on Tell tales
    • 0.96% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.82% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.22% fail on Tell tale (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Switch (180% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Horn (55% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.052% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.037% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.031% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.026% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.016% fail on Lamp
      • 0.010% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.0052% fail on Switch
    • 0.010% fail on Battery (98% better than other 2006 cars)
  • 17% fail on Suspension
    • 7.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (64% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (83% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (40% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Linkage condition (70% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0052% fail on Condition
      • 0.0052% fail on Attachment
    • 4.6% fail on Drive shafts (60% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Front drive shafts (61% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 4.5% fail on Constant velocity joints (61% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.010% fail on Couplings
        • 0.010% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.063% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.063% fail on Drive shafts
    • 2.9% fail on Suspension arms (21% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (19% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.094% fail on Attachment
      • 0.010% fail on Condition (91% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Coil springs (67% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Condition (67% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Location
    • 1.3% fail on Prescribed areas (200% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Component mounting (200% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Subframe mounting (190% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Spring mounting
    • 0.86% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.79% fail on Wheel bearings (27% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Front (41% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Rear (74% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Shock absorbers (86% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Condition (86% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.19% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0052% fail on Condition
      • 0.0052% fail on Attachment
    • 0.11% fail on Macpherson strut (47% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Condition (47% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.031% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.031% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.031% fail on Sub-frames (82% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0052% fail on Condition
      • 0.0052% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.021% fail on Trailing arms (92% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (93% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0052% fail on Condition
    • 0.016% fail on General condition
    • 0.016% fail on Axles
      • 0.016% fail on Axle beam
    • 0.010% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.010% fail on Condition
    • 0.0052% fail on Torsion bars
      • 0.0052% fail on Attachment
    • 0.0052% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.0052% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 10% fail on Brakes (12% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Brake performance (9.9% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.8% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.1% fail on Front wheels (58% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Brake imbalance (34% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.052% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.010% fail on Brake operation
    • 3.3% fail on Hydraulic systems (11% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Components
        • 2.1% fail on Pipes
        • 0.23% fail on Hoses (56% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Cylinders (8 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Reservoirs (84% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Leaks (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Operation
      • 0.021% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (73% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Hub components (24% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Brake pads (33% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.18% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.13% fail on Wheel cylinder (11 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Brake drums (12 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Brake linings
    • 0.65% fail on ABS
    • 0.47% fail on Parking brake (36% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Condition (31% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.19% fail on Pedal
        • 0.16% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.042% fail on Condition
      • 0.0052% fail on Pedal linkage
        • 0.0052% fail on Linkage
    • 0.12% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.084% fail on Cable
      • 0.021% fail on Lever
      • 0.016% fail on Linkage (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.094% fail on Restricted movement (58% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.073% fail on Electronic stability system (65% better than other 2006 cars)
  • 8.4% fail on Tyres
    • 5.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.10% fail on Size/type (59% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.031% fail on Valve stem (67% better than other 2006 cars)
  • 7.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Seat belts (8 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on Prescribed areas (20 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Condition (43% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Attachment (170% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Requirements
    • 0.54% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (50% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (51% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.0052% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 6.1% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (41% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Exhaust system (59% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Emissions (17% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.18% fail on Fuel system (60% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on System
      • 0.037% fail on Pipe
      • 0.010% fail on Tank (82% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Hose
  • 4.7% fail on Driver's view of the road (31% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Wipers (38% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Washers (31% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.23% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.037% fail on Bonnet (78% better than other 2006 cars)
  • 4.6% fail on Steering (50% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Steering system (33% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.6% fail on Steering rack (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.042% fail on Free play (64% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.042% fail on Steering rack (63% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Steering arm (79% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0052% fail on Other components
        • 0.0052% fail on Steering component
    • 1.0% fail on Power steering (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Pipes and hoses (6 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Other components (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Operation (80% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Rams (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Drive system (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Pump
    • 0.079% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.016% fail on Steering control
      • 0.0052% fail on Steering lock
      • 0.0052% fail on Steering wheel
      • 0.0052% fail on Steering column
    • 0.0052% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.0052% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 3.6% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Body condition (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on Vehicle structure (9 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Chassis (9 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Seats (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Passengers (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Drivers (88% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Spare wheel (8 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Doors (73% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Passengers other (75% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.010% fail on Drivers (85% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.037% fail on Speedometer (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.021% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.021% fail on Load security
      • 0.016% fail on Tailgate
      • 0.0052% fail on Bootlid
  • 0.45% fail on Registration plates and VIN (36% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Registration plate (36% better than other 2006 cars)
  • 0.063% fail on Road Wheels (86% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.042% fail on Attachment (86% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.021% fail on Condition (84% better than other 2006 cars)
  • 0.016% fail on Towbars
    • 0.016% fail on Towbar

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