Citroen Relay MOT Results

Registered in 2008
51.8% pass rate
from 3,162 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 2008 vans and highlighted areas where the Citroen Relay is unusually good or bad.

  • 28% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (22% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 9.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (77% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 7.4% fail on Headlamp aim (76% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 6.7% fail on Headlamp aim (71% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.79% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (160% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 6.3% fail on Direction indicators (120% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 6.3% fail on Flashing type (120% worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 3.8% fail on Side repeaters (3 times worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 2.8% fail on Individual direction indicators (50% worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.095% fail on All direction indicators
    • 6.0% fail on Headlamps (65% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 5.2% fail on Headlamp (53% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.70% fail on Headlamp levelling device (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.063% fail on Dipswitch
    • 5.7% fail on Stop lamp (17% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 3.4% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (37% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 3.4% fail on Rear fog lamp (37% worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 3.4% fail on Rear fog lamp (35% worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.095% fail on Switch
    • 3.0% fail on Position lamps (26% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 2.9% fail on Position lamp (25% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.032% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.0% fail on Electrical equipment (36% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.60% fail on Horn (45% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.41% fail on Electrical wiring (160% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.73% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.57% fail on Outline marker lamp
      • 0.16% fail on All outline marker lamps
    • 0.38% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.063% fail on Hazard warning (80% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.063% fail on Switch (80% better than other 2008 vans)
  • 23% fail on Brakes (37% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 20% fail on Brake performance (110% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 16% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (150% worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 16% fail on Rbt (sp) (150% worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.032% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 4.9% fail on Parking brake performance (79% worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 4.8% fail on Rbt (81% worse than other 2008 vans)
          • 4.3% fail on Parking brake performance (84% worse than other 2008 vans)
          • 0.38% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.13% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.095% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.032% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.032% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.032% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.032% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.032% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 4.8% fail on Service brake performance (68% worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 4.7% fail on Rbt (68% worse than other 2008 vans)
          • 3.6% fail on Service brake performance (61% worse than other 2008 vans)
          • 1.5% fail on Service brake imbalance (89% worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.063% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.063% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.032% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.032% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.1% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.92% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.25% fail on Service brake imbalance (62% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.19% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.1% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.7% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 3.6% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.063% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.1% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (88% worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.70% fail on Cable
        • 0.16% fail on Lever
        • 0.16% fail on Linkage (3 times worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.16% fail on Pivot (7 times worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.063% fail on Clevis joint (12 times worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.032% fail on Brake slack adjuster
      • 0.82% fail on Brake discs and drums (51% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.82% fail on Brake discs (50% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 1.6% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.6% fail on Anti-lock braking system (48% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.82% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.82% fail on Lever
    • 0.54% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.44% fail on Pedal
      • 0.095% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.28% fail on Rigid brake pipes (93% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.25% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.063% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.032% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.032% fail on Brake fluid
  • 14% fail on Suspension (23% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 7.2% fail on Suspension arms (26% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 4.2% fail on Pins and bushes (130% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 2.8% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.85% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 3.2% fail on Shock absorbers (160% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 2.8% fail on Springs (31% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.5% fail on Coil spring
      • 1.2% fail on Leaf springs (36% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.54% fail on Shackle pins and bushes (190% worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.32% fail on Leaf spring (77% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.32% fail on Anchor pins and bushes (180% worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.032% fail on Fixings and fixing bolts
      • 0.19% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.032% fail on Torsion bars
        • 0.032% fail on Torsion bar
    • 1.2% fail on Other suspension component (68% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.76% fail on Ball joint (79% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.38% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.095% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.85% fail on Anti-roll bars (88% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.54% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.13% fail on Linkage (74% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.063% fail on Pins and bushes (95% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.032% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.032% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.032% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.032% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.79% fail on Wheel bearings (53% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.63% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (63% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.16% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.095% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.032% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.032% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.032% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.032% fail on Ball joint
  • 11% fail on Body, chassis, structure (21% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 5.8% fail on Exhaust system (160% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 2.9% fail on Transmission
      • 2.8% fail on Drive shafts
        • 2.7% fail on Joints
        • 0.032% fail on Drive shaft
        • 0.032% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.16% fail on Prop shafts (71% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.16% fail on Joints
    • 1.4% fail on Body (150% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Other body component (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.22% fail on Panel
    • 0.47% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.22% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.16% fail on System
      • 0.095% fail on Pipe
    • 0.38% fail on Doors
      • 0.22% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.13% fail on Catch (5 times worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.095% fail on Door condition
      • 0.095% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.095% fail on Door condition
      • 0.063% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.063% fail on Door condition
    • 0.28% fail on Seats
      • 0.25% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.032% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.22% fail on Integral vehicle structure (70% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.22% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (69% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.22% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.16% fail on Chassis (73% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Chassis condition (73% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.13% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.13% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.095% fail on Load security
      • 0.095% fail on Loading door
    • 0.063% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.063% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.032% fail on Towbar
      • 0.032% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.032% fail on Floor
  • 10% fail on Visibility
    • 6.3% fail on Washers (54% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 3.5% fail on Wipers
    • 1.0% fail on View to rear
      • 0.98% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.032% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.57% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.57% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.25% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.13% fail on Driver's view
  • 8.9% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (23% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 8.1% fail on Exhaust emissions (23% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 6.1% fail on Compression ignition (20% worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 3.3% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (33% worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 1.1% fail on Emissions not tested (120% worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.98% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.89% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.22% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.063% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.063% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.063% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
      • 2.2% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.0% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.095% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.063% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.063% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 0.98% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.92% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.095% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.063% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.063% fail on Undertray
  • 4.9% fail on Tyres (23% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 2.7% fail on Tread depth (32% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 2.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.47% fail on Size/type
  • 2.9% fail on Steering (48% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 1.8% fail on Steering linkage components (59% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Track rod end (59% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.66% fail on Power steering
      • 0.38% fail on Other components
      • 0.25% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.032% fail on Operation
      • 0.032% fail on Pump
      • 0.032% fail on Rams
    • 0.47% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.47% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.032% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.032% fail on Steering column
    • 0.032% fail on Steering play
      • 0.032% fail on Steering rack
  • 2.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (33% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 1.0% fail on Seat belts (43% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.79% fail on Condition
      • 0.13% fail on Requirements
      • 0.095% fail on Prescribed areas (90% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.032% fail on Attachment
  • 0.89% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.89% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.16% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.16% fail on Attachment
  • 0.032% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.032% fail on Speed limiter
      • 0.032% fail on Speed limiter plate
  • 0.032% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests
    • 0.032% fail on Doors
      • 0.032% fail on Passenger entrance/exit doors
  • 0.032% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.032% fail on Belt(s)/padding