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Citroen Relay MOT Results

Registered in 2004
47.0% pass rate
from 1,352 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 2004 vans and highlighted areas where the Citroen Relay is unusually good or bad.

  • 31% fail on Suspension (39% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 20% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 6.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.6% fail on Pins and bushes (110% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 2.6% fail on Ball joint (40% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.15% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.15% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 4.7% fail on Sub-frames (5 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 4.7% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (7 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.074% fail on Sub-frame
    • 4.2% fail on Shock absorbers (140% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 4.1% fail on Springs
      • 2.6% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Leaf springs
        • 0.52% fail on Shackle pins and bushes
        • 0.44% fail on Leaf spring
        • 0.22% fail on Anchor pins and bushes
        • 0.15% fail on Anchor bracket
        • 0.15% fail on Fixings and fixing bolts
        • 0.074% fail on Shackle bracket
      • 0.074% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.074% fail on Coil spring
    • 2.7% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.3% fail on Macpherson strut (3 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.96% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (6 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.22% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint (11 times worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 1.2% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.74% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.37% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.074% fail on Other suspension component
    • 0.74% fail on Anti-roll bars (89% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.52% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.15% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.074% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.074% fail on Linkage
  • 26% fail on Body, chassis, structure (78% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 12% fail on Transmission (130% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 11% fail on Drive shafts (170% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 11% fail on Joints (180% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.074% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.52% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.52% fail on Joints
    • 7.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 7.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.074% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 7.0% fail on Chassis (190% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 6.8% fail on Chassis condition (190% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Strengthening plate (5 times worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 1.8% fail on Exhaust system (49% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 1.6% fail on Body
      • 1.0% fail on Other body component
      • 0.52% fail on Panel
      • 0.15% fail on Body condition
    • 1.0% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.37% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.30% fail on System
      • 0.22% fail on Tank
      • 0.15% fail on Pipe
    • 0.59% fail on Towbar
      • 0.52% fail on Vehicle structure (180% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.074% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.52% fail on Seats
      • 0.30% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.30% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.37% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.37% fail on Carrier
      • 0.074% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.37% fail on Floor
    • 0.37% fail on Cabs
      • 0.37% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.30% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.30% fail on Doors
      • 0.22% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.074% fail on Door condition
        • 0.074% fail on Catch
        • 0.074% fail on Hinge
      • 0.074% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.074% fail on Door condition
    • 0.074% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.074% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.074% fail on Bracket
    • 0.074% fail on Load security
      • 0.074% fail on Loading door
  • 25% fail on Brakes (28% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 20% fail on Brake performance (78% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 11% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (79% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 11% fail on Rbt (sp) (79% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.15% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 9.0% fail on Service brake performance (110% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 8.9% fail on Rbt (110% worse than other 2004 vans)
          • 7.4% fail on Service brake performance (110% worse than other 2004 vans)
          • 2.2% fail on Service brake imbalance (96% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.15% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.15% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 8.4% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (150% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 8.1% fail on Rbt (sp) (150% worse than other 2004 vans)
          • 6.5% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
          • 2.9% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.22% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (12 times worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.074% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.074% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.8% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt
          • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.22% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.15% fail on Decelerometer (7 times worse than other 2004 vans)
          • 0.15% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (12 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes (47% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 2.7% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.4% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.0% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.0% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.37% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.37% fail on Cable
    • 2.0% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 1.9% fail on Other components and prescribed areas (6 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.8% fail on Prescribed areas (7 times worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 1.3% fail on Other braking system component (10 times worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.37% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings (3 times worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.30% fail on Actuating linkage mounting (24 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.074% fail on Other components
    • 1.7% fail on Flexible brake hoses (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.1% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.81% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.59% fail on Pedal
      • 0.22% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.81% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.81% fail on Lever
    • 0.15% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.074% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.074% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.074% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.074% fail on Operation
    • 0.074% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.074% fail on Brake fluid
  • 22% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 5.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.30% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 5.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.6% fail on Headlamp
      • 1.0% fail on Headlamp levelling device (130% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 4.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.8% fail on Individual direction indicators (62% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.59% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.37% fail on Side repeaters
    • 3.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.0% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.30% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.074% fail on Switch
    • 3.0% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.4% fail on Horn
      • 1.0% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.52% fail on Electrical wiring (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 2.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (46% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 2.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 2.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 2.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.37% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.22% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.22% fail on Outline marker lamp
    • 0.074% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.074% fail on Switch
    • 0.074% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.074% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 9.6% fail on Visibility
    • 5.8% fail on Wipers
    • 3.3% fail on Washers (31% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.74% fail on View to rear
      • 0.74% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.30% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.22% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.22% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.22% fail on Windscreen
  • 5.7% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 4.5% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.4% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
    • 1.2% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.15% fail on Airbags
      • 0.15% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 4.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 3.7% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.0% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.3% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.96% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.74% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.074% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
      • 0.67% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.59% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.074% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 0.67% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.52% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.15% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 4.0% fail on Tyres (43% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 2.1% fail on Tread depth (51% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 2.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.22% fail on Size/type
  • 2.5% fail on Steering (64% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 1.5% fail on Steering linkage components (71% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Track rod end (74% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.22% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.074% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.67% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.52% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.15% fail on Operation
    • 0.22% fail on Power steering
      • 0.15% fail on Operation
      • 0.074% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.074% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.074% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.074% fail on Steering play
      • 0.074% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.89% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.89% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.30% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.22% fail on Attachment
    • 0.074% fail on Condition
  • 0.074% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests
    • 0.074% fail on Steps and stairs
      • 0.074% fail on Steps