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Citroen Relay MOT Results

Registered in 2008
50.4% pass rate
from 3,066 tests in 2017
(12% worse than other 2008 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 2008 vans and highlighted areas where the Citroen Relay is unusually good or bad.

  • 34% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (25% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 15% fail on Registration plate lamp (42% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 11% fail on Headlamp aim (130% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 8.7% fail on Direction indicators (190% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 8.7% fail on Flashing type (190% worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 4.7% fail on Individual lamps (150% worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 4.1% fail on Side repeaters (3 times worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.68% fail on All direction indicators (160% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 7.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.3% fail on Rear lamps (84% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 3.5% fail on Front lamps (42% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.033% fail on Switch
    • 6.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.1% fail on Headlamps (57% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 5.0% fail on Headlamp (56% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.033% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.033% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.033% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.033% fail on Switch
    • 4.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (67% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 4.0% fail on Fog lamp (66% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.065% fail on Switch
      • 0.033% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.88% fail on Horn
    • 0.26% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.23% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.20% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.13% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.13% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.065% fail on Lamp
      • 0.065% fail on Switch
  • 24% fail on Brakes (52% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 20% fail on Brake performance (130% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 16% fail on Parking brake performance (180% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 8.6% fail on Rear wheels (110% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 3.1% fail on Front wheels (92% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.98% fail on Brake imbalance (81% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.68% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.098% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.5% fail on Hub components
      • 4.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.46% fail on Brake discs (62% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.098% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.065% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.065% fail on Brake back plates
    • 1.2% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 1.2% fail on ABS
    • 0.98% fail on Hydraulic systems (79% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.82% fail on Components (81% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.52% fail on Hoses
        • 0.23% fail on Pipes (94% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.033% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.033% fail on Servos
      • 0.13% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.13% fail on Leaks
      • 0.033% fail on Operation
    • 0.55% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.55% fail on Pedal
        • 0.49% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.065% fail on Condition
    • 0.55% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.42% fail on Cable
      • 0.098% fail on Pivot (7 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.033% fail on Brake slack adjuster
      • 0.033% fail on Linkage
      • 0.033% fail on Clevis joint
    • 0.46% fail on Restricted movement
  • 15% fail on Suspension (14% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 5.4% fail on Suspension arms (59% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 5.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (58% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment
      • 0.033% fail on Condition
    • 3.5% fail on Shock absorbers (140% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 3.5% fail on Condition (140% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.033% fail on Fitment
    • 2.4% fail on Front suspension joints (46% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 2.1% fail on Drive shafts
      • 2.0% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 1.9% fail on Constant velocity joints
        • 0.065% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.065% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.065% fail on Drive shafts
    • 1.8% fail on Leaf springs
      • 1.3% fail on Pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 1.1% fail on Shackle (4 times worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.23% fail on Anchor (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.33% fail on Condition (62% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Spring eye
    • 1.7% fail on Coil springs
      • 1.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.52% fail on Anti-roll bars (91% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.29% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (93% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (92% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.098% fail on Linkage condition (80% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.49% fail on Wheel bearings (68% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.39% fail on Front (66% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.098% fail on Rear (74% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.26% fail on General condition (11 times worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.20% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.20% fail on Condition
    • 0.098% fail on Axles
      • 0.098% fail on Clearance (9 times worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.098% fail on Prescribed areas (88% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.065% fail on Component mounting (82% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.033% fail on Spring mounting
    • 0.065% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.065% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.065% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.065% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.033% fail on Air suspension
      • 0.033% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.033% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.033% fail on Condition
  • 12% fail on Driver's view of the road (26% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 6.0% fail on Washers (67% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 4.4% fail on Wipers
    • 2.1% fail on Mirrors (120% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 1.2% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.098% fail on Bonnet
  • 6.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (96% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 5.6% fail on Exhaust system (170% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.85% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.52% fail on System
      • 0.29% fail on Cap
      • 0.033% fail on Pipe
    • 0.46% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.36% fail on Emissions
  • 5.8% fail on Tyres (17% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 2.8% fail on Condition
    • 2.8% fail on Tread depth (33% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.46% fail on Size/type
    • 0.033% fail on Valve stem
  • 2.6% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.4% fail on Body condition (64% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.39% fail on Doors
      • 0.16% fail on Drivers
      • 0.16% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.033% fail on Emergency exits
      • 0.033% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.36% fail on Seats
      • 0.26% fail on Drivers
      • 0.098% fail on Passengers
    • 0.20% fail on Load security
      • 0.13% fail on Loading door
      • 0.033% fail on Access panel
      • 0.033% fail on Dropside
    • 0.13% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.13% fail on Chassis
    • 0.065% fail on Body security
    • 0.065% fail on Spare wheel
    • 0.033% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.033% fail on Steps and stairs
      • 0.033% fail on Retractable steps
  • 2.4% fail on Steering (50% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 1.9% fail on Steering system (54% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Track rod end (61% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.33% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.26% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.065% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.033% fail on Free play
        • 0.033% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.42% fail on Power steering
      • 0.23% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.13% fail on Operation
      • 0.098% fail on Other components
    • 0.065% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.033% fail on Steering control
      • 0.033% fail on Steering column
    • 0.033% fail on Locking devices
  • 1.8% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.0% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.95% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.098% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.033% fail on Passengers airbag
    • 0.78% fail on Seat belts (40% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.52% fail on Condition
      • 0.16% fail on Attachment
      • 0.065% fail on Requirements
      • 0.065% fail on Prescribed areas (88% better than other 2008 vans)
  • 0.82% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.82% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.39% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.39% fail on Attachment
  • 0.065% fail on Driving Controls and Speed Limiters
    • 0.065% fail on Speed limiter plate (5 times worse than other 2008 vans)