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Citroen Ami MOT Results

65.6% pass rate
from 61 tests in 2017
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 pre-1990 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen Ami is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 9.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.3% fail on Individual lamps
    • 3.3% fail on Hazard warning
      • 1.6% fail on Lamp
      • 1.6% fail on Switch
    • 1.6% fail on Battery
    • 1.6% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.6% fail on Stop lamp
  • 11% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 8.2% fail on Washers
    • 3.3% fail on Wipers
  • 9.8% fail on Brakes
    • 8.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.6% fail on Front wheels
      • 3.3% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.6% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 4.9% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 4.9% fail on Leaks (7 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Service brake control components
      • 1.6% fail on Pedal
        • 1.6% fail on Condition
    • 1.6% fail on Hub components
      • 1.6% fail on Brake calipers
  • 8.2% fail on Suspension
    • 3.3% fail on Drive shafts
      • 3.3% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 3.3% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 1.6% fail on Axles
      • 1.6% fail on King pins
    • 1.6% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.6% fail on Rear
    • 1.6% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.6% fail on Condition
    • 1.6% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.6% fail on Component mounting
  • 3.3% fail on Steering
    • 3.3% fail on Steering system
      • 3.3% fail on Track rod end
  • 3.3% fail on Tyres
    • 3.3% fail on Tread depth
  • 3.3% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 3.3% fail on Seats
      • 3.3% fail on Drivers (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
  • 3.3% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 1.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.6% fail on Emissions
  • 1.6% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate
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  • Citroen Ami 1961
    Additional performance and room over a 2CV, fastback and estate versions very practical