Citroen Xsara Picasso MOT Results

Registered in 2007
55.1% pass rate
from 13,435 tests in 2017
(13% worse than other 2007 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 2007 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen Xsara Picasso is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (26% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 8.2% fail on Registration plate lamp (40% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 8.1% fail on Position lamps (42% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 7.0% fail on Front lamps (56% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.030% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.0074% fail on Switch
    • 7.9% fail on Stop lamp (82% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Headlamps (30% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Headlamp (33% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.052% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale' (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.0074% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.015% fail on Switch
      • 0.0074% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.0074% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamp aim (13% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Direction indicators (15% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Flashing type (15% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.22% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.14% fail on Side repeaters (72% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.022% fail on Tell tales
        • 0.022% fail on Switch
    • 0.97% fail on Rear fog lamp (76% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Fog lamp (48% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Tell tale (9 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Switch (7 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Horn
    • 0.22% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (68% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.045% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.037% fail on Switch
      • 0.015% fail on Lamp
    • 0.037% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.030% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.015% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.0074% fail on Battery
  • 16% fail on Suspension (8.2% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Drive shafts (150% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Front drive shafts (150% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 5.8% fail on Constant velocity joints (150% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.022% fail on Couplings
        • 0.0074% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.082% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.082% fail on Drive shafts
    • 5.8% fail on Anti-roll bars (64% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (82% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (34% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Linkage condition (62% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.067% fail on Attachment
    • 1.6% fail on Coil springs (69% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Condition (70% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Location
    • 1.2% fail on Prescribed areas (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Component mounting (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Subframe mounting (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Spring mounting
    • 0.92% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.68% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.57% fail on Front (55% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Rear (75% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Shock absorbers (85% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Condition (85% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.15% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.097% fail on Macpherson strut (57% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Condition (57% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.060% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.060% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.045% fail on Sub-frames (76% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Attachment
    • 0.037% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.037% fail on Condition
    • 0.037% fail on Axles
      • 0.022% fail on Axle beam
      • 0.0074% fail on Stub axle
      • 0.0074% fail on Swivel joints/housing
    • 0.022% fail on Trailing arms (91% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (90% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.022% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.015% fail on General condition
    • 0.0074% fail on Torsion bars
      • 0.0074% fail on Attachment
  • 7.6% fail on Tyres
    • 4.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.089% fail on Size/type (58% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.045% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.0074% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 7.2% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Seat belts (10 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Prescribed areas (36 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Condition (100% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Attachment (180% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Requirements
    • 1.4% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (100% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Drivers airbag (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Passengers airbag (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
  • 6.7% fail on Brakes (28% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Brake performance (14% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Front wheels (73% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.5% fail on Parking brake performance (23% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.23% fail on Service brake performance (73% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.022% fail on Brake operation
    • 1.9% fail on Hub components (42% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Brake pads (50% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Brake discs (33% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Wheel cylinder (28 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Brake drums (14 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Brake calipers (73% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0074% fail on Brake linings
    • 1.7% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.2% fail on Components (31% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.80% fail on Pipes (39% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Cylinders (14 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.082% fail on Hoses (77% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.074% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.50% fail on Leaks (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Operation
      • 0.022% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.45% fail on ABS
    • 0.28% fail on Parking brake (55% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Condition (51% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0074% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.14% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.14% fail on Pedal
        • 0.13% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.015% fail on Condition
    • 0.052% fail on Restricted movement (73% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.045% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.030% fail on Cable
      • 0.022% fail on Lever
    • 0.030% fail on Electronic stability system (85% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.0074% fail on Additional braking devices
    • 0.0074% fail on Full power hydraulic systems
      • 0.0074% fail on Operation
  • 5.6% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (56% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Exhaust system (75% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Emissions (31% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.13% fail on Fuel system (61% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on System
      • 0.022% fail on Pipe
      • 0.022% fail on Cap (83% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 5.5% fail on Steering (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Steering system (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Steering rack (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Track rod end (43% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.052% fail on Free play
        • 0.052% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.037% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.037% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.0074% fail on Other components
        • 0.0074% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 1.1% fail on Power steering (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Other components (9 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Pipes and hoses (10 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Operation
      • 0.030% fail on Rams (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Pump
    • 0.067% fail on Steering control
      • 0.030% fail on Steering wheel (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Steering column
      • 0.0074% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.0074% fail on Flexible coupling
    • 0.060% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.0074% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 4.0% fail on Driver's view of the road (35% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Washers (20% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Wipers (51% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.18% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.0074% fail on Bonnet
  • 2.7% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Body condition (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Vehicle structure (15 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Chassis (15 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Seats (160% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Passengers (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Drivers
    • 0.19% fail on Spare wheel (16 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.067% fail on Speedometer (12 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.060% fail on Doors (83% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Passengers other (78% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Drivers (81% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0074% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.022% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.022% fail on Body security
    • 0.015% fail on Load security
      • 0.015% fail on Bootlid
  • 0.39% fail on Registration plates and VIN (37% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Registration plate (37% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 0.067% fail on Road Wheels (84% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.060% fail on Attachment (80% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.0074% fail on Condition
  • 0.015% fail on Towbars
    • 0.015% fail on Towbar

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