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Citroen HY MOT Results

60.5% pass rate
from 220 tests in 2017
(35% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
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 HY is unusually good or bad.

  • 26% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (57% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 13% fail on Headlamps (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 12% fail on Headlamp (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.45% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 7.7% fail on Stop lamp (170% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 7.3% fail on Direction indicators (110% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 7.3% fail on Flashing type (110% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Individual lamps
        • 2.7% fail on All direction indicators (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.91% fail on Tell tales
        • 0.91% fail on Switch (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.0% fail on Rear lamps (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Front lamps
    • 5.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.7% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.7% fail on Horn
    • 1.8% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.8% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.45% fail on Battery
  • 17% fail on Brakes (49% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 15% fail on Brake performance (84% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 9.5% fail on Front wheels (150% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 3.6% fail on Service brake performance
      • 3.2% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.7% fail on Brake imbalance (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.45% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.2% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 2.7% fail on Components
        • 1.4% fail on Pipes
        • 0.91% fail on Hoses
        • 0.45% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.45% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.45% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.45% fail on Leaks
    • 0.91% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.91% fail on Condition
    • 0.91% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.91% fail on Pedal
        • 0.45% fail on Condition
        • 0.45% fail on Anti-slip
  • 16% fail on Suspension (63% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Drive shafts (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Front drive shafts (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 5.9% fail on Constant velocity joints (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (180% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 2.3% fail on Front
      • 0.91% fail on Rear
    • 3.2% fail on Front suspension joints (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.8% fail on Condition
    • 1.8% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.8% fail on Component mounting
    • 0.91% fail on Axles
      • 0.91% fail on Swivel joints/housing (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.45% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 11% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 10% fail on Washers (110% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Wipers
    • 1.4% fail on Mirrors (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.91% fail on Windscreen
  • 11% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (88% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Exhaust system (170% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Emissions
    • 1.4% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.91% fail on Cap
      • 0.45% fail on Tank
  • 9.1% fail on Steering (100% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 8.2% fail on Steering system (130% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Track rod end (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.45% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.91% fail on Steering control
      • 0.91% fail on Steering column
      • 0.45% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.45% fail on Steering operation
  • 4.5% fail on Tyres
    • 3.2% fail on Condition
    • 1.8% fail on Size/type (12 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Tread depth
  • 3.6% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.3% fail on Doors (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Passengers front (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Drivers
    • 1.4% fail on Seats
      • 0.91% fail on Drivers
      • 0.45% fail on Passengers
    • 0.91% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.91% fail on Chassis
  • 1.4% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.91% fail on Requirements (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Attachment
  • 1.4% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.91% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.91% fail on Attachment