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Citroen HY MOT Results

70.2% pass rate
from 131 tests in 2020
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.

  • 19% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 6.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 6.9% fail on Headlamp (140% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Position lamps (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Position lamp (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.6% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 4.6% fail on Horn (190% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.76% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.1% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 3.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 3.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 3.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.76% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 14% fail on Brakes
    • 9.9% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.1% fail on Service brake performance
        • 5.3% fail on Rbt
          • 3.8% fail on Service brake performance
          • 2.3% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.76% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.76% fail on Service brake performance
      • 3.1% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.3% fail on Rbt
          • 2.3% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.76% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.76% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 3.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.1% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 2.3% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 2.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.5% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.76% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.5% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.5% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.76% fail on Master cylinder
      • 0.76% fail on Valves
    • 0.76% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.76% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.76% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.76% fail on Other components
    • 0.76% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.76% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.76% fail on Lever
  • 11% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 5.3% fail on Exhaust system (170% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Transmission (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Drive shafts (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 4.6% fail on Joints (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
      • 0.76% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.76% fail on Sub-frame condition
    • 0.76% fail on Chassis
      • 0.76% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.76% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.76% fail on Hose
    • 0.76% fail on Load security
      • 0.76% fail on Access panel
    • 0.76% fail on Doors
      • 0.76% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.76% fail on Door condition
  • 11% fail on Visibility
    • 6.9% fail on Washers
    • 3.8% fail on Wipers
    • 1.5% fail on View to rear (7 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Mirrors (7 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Bonnet
  • 9.9% fail on Suspension
    • 6.1% fail on Suspension arms (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Ball joint (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.76% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 3.1% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.5% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.5% fail on Other suspension component
      • 1.5% fail on Ball joint (7 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 6.1% fail on Steering
    • 6.1% fail on Steering linkage components (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Track rod end (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Other components
        • 0.76% fail on Steering linkage
    • 1.5% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.5% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.76% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 5.3% fail on Tyres (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Condition
    • 2.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.5% fail on Size/type (15 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
  • 3.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 2.3% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 1.5% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.5% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.76% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.76% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 1.5% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.76% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.76% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 0.76% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.76% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.76% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.76% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.76% fail on Attachment
  • 0.76% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.76% fail on Attachment