Citroen Relay MOT Results

Registered in 2006
47.4% pass rate
from 2,838 tests in 2020
(8.6% worse than other 2006 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 2006 vans and highlighted areas where the Citroen Relay is unusually good or bad.

  • 26% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (11% worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 7.0% fail on Headlamp aim (50% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 6.3% fail on Headlamp aim (46% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.67% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (110% worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 6.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 6.3% fail on Headlamps (64% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 5.6% fail on Headlamp (54% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.81% fail on Headlamp levelling device (2 times worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 5.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 4.4% fail on Direction indicators (48% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 4.4% fail on Flashing type (48% worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 3.5% fail on Individual direction indicators (57% worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 0.60% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.42% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.035% fail on Switch
    • 3.0% fail on Position lamps (26% better than other 2006 vans)
      • 3.0% fail on Position lamp (25% better than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.8% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 2.8% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 2.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.11% fail on Switch
    • 1.7% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.88% fail on Battery(ies) (83% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.81% fail on Horn
      • 0.035% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.035% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.42% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.11% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.11% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.070% fail on Outline marker lamps (79% better than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.070% fail on Outline marker lamp
    • 0.035% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.035% fail on Switch
    • 0.035% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.035% fail on Reversing lamp switch
  • 25% fail on Suspension (24% worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 10% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (160% worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 7.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.9% fail on Pins and bushes (140% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 3.1% fail on Ball joint (27% better than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.81% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.11% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.035% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 5.1% fail on Springs (36% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 2.4% fail on Leaf springs (120% worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 1.4% fail on Shackle pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 0.46% fail on Anchor pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 0.35% fail on Leaf spring
        • 0.21% fail on Anchor bracket (3 times worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 0.18% fail on Shackle bracket (3 times worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 0.035% fail on Spring saddle
      • 2.4% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.70% fail on Coil springs (67% better than other 2006 vans)
        • 0.70% fail on Coil spring (67% better than other 2006 vans)
    • 3.2% fail on Wheel bearings (60% worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 3.0% fail on Anti-roll bars (56% better than other 2006 vans)
      • 2.0% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.49% fail on Linkage
      • 0.21% fail on Pins and bushes (79% better than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Linkage ball joints (90% better than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.070% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.070% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.035% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 2.5% fail on Shock absorbers (59% worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Other suspension component (66% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.63% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.28% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.14% fail on Other suspension component (2 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (3 times worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 0.81% fail on Sub-frames (120% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.78% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.035% fail on Sub-frame
    • 0.78% fail on Macpherson strut (2 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.53% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (5 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.11% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.035% fail on Axles
      • 0.035% fail on Axle
    • 0.035% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.035% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 24% fail on Brakes (34% worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 19% fail on Brake performance (89% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 12% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (100% worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 12% fail on Rbt (sp) (100% worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 0.14% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.035% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 7.5% fail on Service brake performance (100% worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 7.3% fail on Rbt (100% worse than other 2006 vans)
          • 6.0% fail on Service brake performance (110% worse than other 2006 vans)
          • 2.2% fail on Service brake imbalance (100% worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 0.21% fail on Plate brake tester (2 times worse than other 2006 vans)
          • 0.14% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
          • 0.070% fail on Service brake performance (5 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 5.3% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (150% worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 5.3% fail on Rbt (sp) (150% worse than other 2006 vans)
          • 3.9% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2006 vans)
          • 2.1% fail on Service brake imbalance (64% worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 0.035% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 2.5% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.4% fail on Rbt
          • 2.1% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.32% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.035% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.11% fail on Decelerometer (5 times worse than other 2006 vans)
          • 0.035% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.035% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.035% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.035% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.035% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.25% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.8% fail on Load sensing valves (4 times worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 2.9% fail on Mechanical brake components (27% better than other 2006 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Brake linings and pads (35% better than other 2006 vans)
        • 1.6% fail on Brake pads (36% better than other 2006 vans)
        • 0.035% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.78% fail on Brake discs and drums (46% better than other 2006 vans)
        • 0.78% fail on Brake discs (45% better than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.74% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.56% fail on Cable
        • 0.11% fail on Linkage
        • 0.070% fail on Lever
        • 0.070% fail on Pivot (6 times worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on Parking brake control (72% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Lever (73% worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (36% better than other 2006 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 1.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes (80% better than other 2006 vans)
    • 0.92% fail on Flexible brake hoses (140% worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 0.92% fail on Other components and prescribed areas (5 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.78% fail on Prescribed areas (5 times worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 0.49% fail on Other braking system component (8 times worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 0.21% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings (4 times worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 0.14% fail on Actuating linkage mounting (20 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on Other components (4 times worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 0.85% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.70% fail on Pedal
      • 0.14% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.21% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.14% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
      • 0.070% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.14% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.14% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.070% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.035% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
      • 0.035% fail on Servos
  • 22% fail on Body, chassis, structure (79% worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 14% fail on Transmission (2 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 14% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 14% fail on Joints (2 times worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 0.11% fail on Drive shaft
        • 0.070% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.39% fail on Prop shafts (55% better than other 2006 vans)
        • 0.39% fail on Joints
    • 3.2% fail on Chassis (110% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 3.1% fail on Chassis condition (100% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 3.0% fail on Integral vehicle structure (92% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 3.0% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (95% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.035% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.035% fail on Sub-frame condition
    • 1.4% fail on Exhaust system (53% better than other 2006 vans)
    • 1.0% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.35% fail on System (2 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.28% fail on Tank
      • 0.25% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.14% fail on Pipe
      • 0.035% fail on Hose
    • 0.95% fail on Body
      • 0.67% fail on Other body component
      • 0.28% fail on Panel
      • 0.035% fail on Body condition
      • 0.035% fail on Mounting fixings
    • 0.49% fail on Towbar (170% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.35% fail on Vehicle structure (180% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Other towbar components
      • 0.035% fail on Towbar condition
    • 0.46% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.42% fail on Doors
      • 0.25% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.18% fail on Door condition
        • 0.070% fail on Catch
      • 0.18% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.18% fail on Door condition
      • 0.035% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.035% fail on Door condition
    • 0.35% fail on Seats
      • 0.32% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.070% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.25% fail on Cabs
      • 0.25% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.18% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.18% fail on Carrier
    • 0.18% fail on Floor
    • 0.14% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.14% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.070% fail on Load security
      • 0.070% fail on Loading door
    • 0.070% fail on Undertray
  • 11% fail on Visibility
    • 6.2% fail on Wipers (25% worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 3.7% fail on Washers
    • 0.60% fail on View to rear
      • 0.60% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.39% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.35% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.35% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.035% fail on Window
    • 0.18% fail on Bonnet
  • 5.7% fail on Tyres
    • 3.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.21% fail on Size/type
  • 4.3% fail on Steering (29% better than other 2006 vans)
    • 3.1% fail on Steering linkage components (33% better than other 2006 vans)
      • 2.8% fail on Track rod end (32% better than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.28% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.035% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.78% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.46% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.32% fail on Operation (9 times worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 0.35% fail on Power steering
      • 0.21% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.11% fail on Other components
      • 0.035% fail on Operation
    • 0.070% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.070% fail on Steering column
    • 0.035% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.035% fail on Steering play
      • 0.035% fail on Steering rack
  • 4.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 3.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.4% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.81% fail on Condition
      • 0.14% fail on Attachment
      • 0.070% fail on Requirements
    • 0.78% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (48% better than other 2006 vans)
    • 0.11% fail on Airbags
      • 0.11% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 3.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (44% better than other 2006 vans)
    • 2.1% fail on Exhaust emissions (55% better than other 2006 vans)
      • 1.8% fail on Compression ignition (56% better than other 2006 vans)
        • 0.67% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.53% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (77% better than other 2006 vans)
        • 0.39% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.070% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.070% fail on Exhaust gas recirculation valve
        • 0.070% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.070% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.035% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
      • 0.39% fail on Spark ignition (52% better than other 2006 vans)
        • 0.35% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.035% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 1.1% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.88% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.14% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.035% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 0.81% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.81% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.32% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.28% fail on Attachment
    • 0.035% fail on Condition
  • 0.14% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.14% fail on Speedometer (3 times worse than other 2006 vans)
  • 0.035% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests
    • 0.035% fail on Steps and stairs
      • 0.035% fail on Retractable steps