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Citroen Relay MOT Results

Registered in 2003
48.9% pass rate
from 1,112 tests in 2020
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 2003 vans and highlighted areas where the Citroen Relay is unusually good or bad.

  • 29% fail on Suspension (32% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 18% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (160% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 5.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.6% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.5% fail on Ball joint (60% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 4.5% fail on Springs
      • 2.9% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Leaf springs
        • 0.45% fail on Shackle pins and bushes
        • 0.36% fail on Leaf spring
        • 0.27% fail on Anchor pins and bushes
        • 0.090% fail on Anchor bracket
        • 0.090% fail on Fixings and fixing bolts
      • 0.45% fail on Coil springs (79% better than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.45% fail on Coil spring (79% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 4.0% fail on Shock absorbers (150% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 3.8% fail on Sub-frames (4 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 3.8% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (5 times worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 3.1% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.7% fail on Anti-roll bars (70% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.99% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.45% fail on Linkage
      • 0.18% fail on Pins and bushes (85% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.090% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.3% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.99% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.27% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.090% fail on Other suspension component
    • 0.90% fail on Macpherson strut (190% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.45% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.27% fail on Macpherson strut (4 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.18% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 24% fail on Brakes (19% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 19% fail on Brake performance (52% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 11% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (90% worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 11% fail on Rbt (sp) (90% worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.090% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.090% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 6.8% fail on Service brake performance (43% worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 6.8% fail on Rbt (46% worse than other 2003 vans)
          • 6.0% fail on Service brake performance (60% worse than other 2003 vans)
          • 1.3% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 6.7% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (35% worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 6.7% fail on Rbt (sp) (36% worse than other 2003 vans)
          • 5.5% fail on Service brake performance (93% worse than other 2003 vans)
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake imbalance (46% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 2.5% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.5% fail on Rbt
          • 2.2% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.27% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.45% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.0% fail on Load sensing valves (68% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 3.0% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.4% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (120% worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 1.2% fail on Cable (130% worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.090% fail on Rod
        • 0.090% fail on Lever
        • 0.090% fail on Linkage
      • 1.3% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.2% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.18% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.54% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.54% fail on Brake discs
    • 2.8% fail on Rigid brake pipes (52% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 1.4% fail on Other components and prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.90% fail on Other braking system component (5 times worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.54% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings (5 times worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.090% fail on Actuating linkage mounting
    • 0.81% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.72% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.72% fail on Lever
    • 0.54% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.54% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.45% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.27% fail on Pedal
      • 0.18% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.27% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.090% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.090% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.090% fail on Valves
    • 0.18% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.090% fail on Operation
      • 0.090% fail on Leaks
  • 23% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 6.7% fail on Headlamps (55% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 5.4% fail on Headlamp (44% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp levelling device (140% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 5.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.63% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.4% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.81% fail on All direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.36% fail on Side repeaters
    • 3.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (36% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 2.9% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 2.9% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 2.9% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.090% fail on Switch
    • 2.8% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.5% fail on Horn
      • 1.1% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.18% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 2.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.6% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.090% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.27% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.27% fail on Switch
    • 0.27% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.18% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.18% fail on Outline marker lamp
    • 0.18% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.090% fail on Main beam tell-tale
      • 0.090% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 21% fail on Body, chassis, structure (38% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 7.5% fail on Chassis (180% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 7.5% fail on Chassis condition (190% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 7.5% fail on Transmission (42% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 7.2% fail on Drive shafts (64% worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 7.2% fail on Joints (67% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.27% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.27% fail on Joints
    • 6.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure (150% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 6.0% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (150% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.090% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.090% fail on Sub-frame condition
    • 1.2% fail on Exhaust system (69% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.81% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.36% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.27% fail on System
      • 0.090% fail on Tank
      • 0.090% fail on Pipe
    • 0.72% fail on Towbar (200% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.72% fail on Vehicle structure (2 times worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.72% fail on Body
      • 0.36% fail on Other body component
      • 0.18% fail on Body condition
      • 0.090% fail on Mounting fixings
      • 0.090% fail on Panel
    • 0.36% fail on Floor
    • 0.27% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.27% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.27% fail on Doors
      • 0.18% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.18% fail on Door condition
      • 0.090% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.090% fail on Door condition
    • 0.27% fail on Cabs
      • 0.18% fail on Steps
      • 0.090% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.18% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.18% fail on Load security
      • 0.18% fail on Loading door
    • 0.18% fail on Seats
      • 0.18% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.090% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.090% fail on Carrier
  • 9.8% fail on Visibility
    • 4.9% fail on Wipers
    • 4.3% fail on Washers
    • 0.45% fail on View to rear
      • 0.45% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.36% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.27% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.27% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.18% fail on Bonnet
  • 6.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 6.1% fail on Seat belts (74% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 5.8% fail on Prescribed areas (120% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.54% fail on Condition
      • 0.090% fail on Attachment
    • 0.36% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (80% better than other 2003 vans)
  • 5.3% fail on Tyres
    • 3.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.27% fail on Size/type
  • 3.7% fail on Steering (48% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 2.8% fail on Steering linkage components (44% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 2.7% fail on Track rod end (40% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.090% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.45% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.27% fail on Steering rack (77% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.18% fail on Operation
    • 0.45% fail on Power steering
      • 0.45% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.090% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.090% fail on Steering play
      • 0.090% fail on Steering rack
  • 3.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (35% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 2.3% fail on Exhaust emissions (50% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 1.9% fail on Compression ignition (51% better than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.81% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.72% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (70% better than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.45% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.45% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.36% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.090% fail on Non catalyst emissions
    • 1.3% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.2% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.18% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.090% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 0.99% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.99% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.090% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.090% fail on Belt(s)/padding
  • 0.090% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.090% fail on Attachment