Citroen Xsara Picasso MOT Results

Registered in 2009
63.9% pass rate
from 3,553 tests in 2017
(7.8% worse than other 2009 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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen Xsara Picasso is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (35% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 7.4% fail on Stop lamp (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Position lamps (45% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Front lamps (39% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Rear lamps (91% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Registration plate lamp (34% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Headlamps (51% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Headlamp (55% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.028% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.028% fail on Switch
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.3% fail on Direction indicators (51% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Flashing type (51% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Individual lamps (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.028% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.68% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.59% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.14% fail on Tell tale (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on Switch (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Horn
    • 0.17% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.056% fail on Battery
    • 0.028% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.028% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.028% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 9.1% fail on Suspension (15% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Coil springs (36% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Condition (38% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Location
    • 2.4% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.9% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.48% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.056% fail on Linkage condition
    • 2.2% fail on Drive shafts (100% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Front drive shafts (100% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Constant velocity joints (100% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.028% fail on Drive shafts
    • 1.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.48% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.37% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.25% fail on Front
      • 0.11% fail on Rear
    • 0.31% fail on Prescribed areas (16 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Component mounting (22 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Subframe mounting (18 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Shock absorbers (78% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Condition (78% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.11% fail on Condition
    • 0.056% fail on General condition (25 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.056% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.056% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.028% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.028% fail on Attachment
    • 0.028% fail on Axles
      • 0.028% fail on Clearance
  • 6.9% fail on Tyres
    • 4.3% fail on Condition (24% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Tread depth (28% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.084% fail on Size/type
  • 4.2% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Exhaust system (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Emissions (62% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.084% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.028% fail on Pipe
      • 0.028% fail on Cap
      • 0.028% fail on System
  • 3.6% fail on Brakes (45% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Brake performance (45% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.56% fail on Rear wheels (62% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Parking brake performance (43% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.17% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.056% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.3% fail on Hub components (53% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.99% fail on Brake pads (58% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.084% fail on Wheel cylinder (10 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Brake drums
    • 0.76% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.59% fail on Components
        • 0.34% fail on Pipes
        • 0.17% fail on Reservoirs (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Hoses
        • 0.028% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.17% fail on Leaks
      • 0.028% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.028% fail on Operation
    • 0.11% fail on ABS
    • 0.084% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.084% fail on Pedal
        • 0.056% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.028% fail on Condition
    • 0.084% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.056% fail on Parking brake (87% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on Condition (86% better than other 2009 cars)
  • 2.9% fail on Steering (140% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Steering system (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Steering rack (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.084% fail on Drag link end (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.028% fail on Free play
        • 0.028% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.45% fail on Power steering (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Other components (9 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Pipes and hoses (8 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on Operation
      • 0.028% fail on Rams
    • 0.20% fail on Steering operation (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.028% fail on Steering control
      • 0.028% fail on Steering wheel
  • 2.6% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Seat belts (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Prescribed areas (129 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Condition
      • 0.028% fail on Requirements
    • 0.51% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.39% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.084% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.028% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 2.5% fail on Driver's view of the road (52% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Washers (35% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.96% fail on Wipers (66% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.084% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.028% fail on Bonnet
  • 1.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Body condition (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Seats (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Passengers (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Spare wheel (30 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.084% fail on Vehicle structure (12 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Chassis (12 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.056% fail on Doors
      • 0.056% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.028% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.028% fail on Load security
      • 0.028% fail on Tailgate
  • 0.34% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.34% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.028% fail on Towbars
    • 0.028% fail on Towbar
  • 0.028% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.028% fail on Attachment

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