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Citroen Relay MOT Results

Registered in 2005
45.1% pass rate
from 1,984 tests in 2020
(12% worse than other 2005 vans)
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 2005 vans and highlighted areas where the Citroen Relay is unusually good or bad.

  • 29% fail on Suspension (38% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 15% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 5.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.6% fail on Pins and bushes (67% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 2.5% fail on Ball joint (41% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.10% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.050% fail on Suspension arm
    • 5.1% fail on Springs (34% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 2.5% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 2.4% fail on Leaf springs (170% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 1.1% fail on Shackle pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.76% fail on Leaf spring
        • 0.20% fail on Anchor bracket (4 times worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.20% fail on Shackle bracket (3 times worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.15% fail on Anchor pins and bushes
        • 0.050% fail on Spring saddle
      • 0.30% fail on Coil springs (87% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.30% fail on Coil spring (87% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 4.9% fail on Shock absorbers (180% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 4.8% fail on Wheel bearings (130% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 4.5% fail on Sub-frames (6 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 4.4% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (10 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.20% fail on Sub-frame
    • 1.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (78% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.86% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.30% fail on Linkage
      • 0.15% fail on Pins and bushes (87% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.050% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.050% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.050% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.3% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.81% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.15% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (4 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.050% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.45% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.15% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.15% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.10% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.050% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.050% fail on Axles
      • 0.050% fail on Axle
  • 26% fail on Brakes (42% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 19% fail on Brake performance (78% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 12% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (92% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 12% fail on Rbt (sp) (93% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.10% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
        • 0.050% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 7.9% fail on Service brake performance (94% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 7.9% fail on Rbt (96% worse than other 2005 vans)
          • 6.0% fail on Service brake performance (91% worse than other 2005 vans)
          • 2.3% fail on Service brake imbalance (100% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.050% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.050% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 5.9% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (130% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 5.9% fail on Rbt (sp) (130% worse than other 2005 vans)
          • 4.6% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2005 vans)
          • 2.1% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.6% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.4% fail on Rbt
          • 2.1% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.15% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.15% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.10% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.050% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.050% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.050% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.050% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.20% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.4% fail on Load sensing valves (3 times worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 3.4% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.1% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.86% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.81% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.050% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.71% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.50% fail on Cable
        • 0.15% fail on Lever
        • 0.050% fail on Pivot
    • 1.9% fail on Rigid brake pipes (64% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 1.7% fail on Flexible brake hoses (3 times worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 1.7% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.7% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 1.6% fail on Other components and prescribed areas (7 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Prescribed areas (8 times worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 1.2% fail on Other braking system component (13 times worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.25% fail on Actuating linkage mounting (17 times worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.15% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
      • 0.050% fail on Additional braking device
    • 1.0% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.0% fail on Lever
    • 0.66% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.55% fail on Pedal
      • 0.10% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.10% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.050% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.050% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.050% fail on Valves
    • 0.10% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.10% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
  • 25% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 7.2% fail on Headlamp aim (56% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 6.8% fail on Headlamp aim (58% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.55% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 6.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.9% fail on Headlamps (44% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 5.1% fail on Headlamp (34% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.81% fail on Headlamp levelling device (190% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 5.2% fail on Direction indicators (50% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 5.2% fail on Flashing type (50% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 4.7% fail on Individual direction indicators (95% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.40% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.30% fail on Side repeaters (70% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 3.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.1% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.15% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.0% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 3.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 2.9% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.15% fail on Switch
    • 2.8% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (41% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 2.8% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.2% fail on Horn
      • 1.2% fail on Battery(ies) (100% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.30% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.10% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.25% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.25% fail on Switch
    • 0.20% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.15% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.15% fail on Outline marker lamp
    • 0.15% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.15% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 25% fail on Body, chassis, structure (87% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 12% fail on Transmission (160% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 12% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 12% fail on Joints (2 times worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.10% fail on Bearing housing (5 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.20% fail on Prop shafts (77% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.20% fail on Joints
    • 6.6% fail on Chassis (2 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 6.4% fail on Chassis condition (2 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.25% fail on Strengthening plate (10 times worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 6.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure (2 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 6.0% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (2 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.050% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.050% fail on Sub-frame condition
      • 0.050% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 2.9% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.0% fail on Body
      • 0.40% fail on Panel
      • 0.40% fail on Other body component
      • 0.20% fail on Body condition
      • 0.050% fail on Pillar
    • 0.86% fail on Cabs (2 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.76% fail on Prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Steps
    • 0.71% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.25% fail on Pipe
      • 0.20% fail on System
      • 0.15% fail on Tank
      • 0.050% fail on Hose
      • 0.050% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.35% fail on Seats
      • 0.25% fail on Passenger's seat
      • 0.15% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.30% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.30% fail on Towbar
      • 0.30% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.30% fail on Doors
      • 0.15% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.10% fail on Door condition
        • 0.050% fail on Hinge
      • 0.10% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.050% fail on Catch
        • 0.050% fail on Hinge
      • 0.050% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.050% fail on Door condition
    • 0.25% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.25% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.20% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.10% fail on Spare wheel condition
      • 0.10% fail on Carrier
    • 0.10% fail on Floor
    • 0.050% fail on Load security
      • 0.050% fail on Loading door
    • 0.050% fail on Undertray
  • 11% fail on Visibility
    • 7.0% fail on Wipers (35% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 3.9% fail on Washers
    • 0.96% fail on View to rear
      • 0.91% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.050% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.45% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.30% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.30% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.20% fail on Driver's view
  • 6.3% fail on Tyres
    • 3.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.35% fail on Size/type
  • 4.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.8% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.40% fail on Condition
      • 0.15% fail on Attachment
      • 0.050% fail on Requirements
    • 1.7% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.050% fail on Airbags
      • 0.050% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 3.3% fail on Steering (47% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 2.3% fail on Steering linkage components (50% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 2.1% fail on Track rod end (49% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.76% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.40% fail on Operation (11 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.40% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.40% fail on Power steering
      • 0.20% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.15% fail on Operation
      • 0.050% fail on Other components
    • 0.050% fail on Steering play
      • 0.050% fail on Steering rack
  • 2.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (50% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 1.8% fail on Exhaust emissions (60% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Compression ignition (67% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.50% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.40% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (83% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.35% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.050% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
      • 0.55% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.40% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.10% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.050% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 1.1% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.91% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.15% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.050% fail on Transmission oil leaks
    • 0.050% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.050% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 0.91% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.86% fail on Registration plates
    • 0.050% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.55% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.50% fail on Attachment
    • 0.050% fail on Condition
  • 0.050% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.050% fail on Speedometer