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Citroen Relay MOT Results

Registered in 2011
53.1% pass rate
from 2,912 tests in 2020
(13% worse than other 2011 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 2011 vans and highlighted areas where the Citroen Relay is unusually good or bad.

  • 27% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (31% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 9.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (59% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 7.9% fail on Headlamp aim (100% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 7.2% fail on Headlamp aim (100% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.76% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (160% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 6.3% fail on Direction indicators (140% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 6.3% fail on Flashing type (140% worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 3.6% fail on Side repeaters (3 times worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 2.9% fail on Individual direction indicators (61% worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.24% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.034% fail on Switch
    • 6.1% fail on Headlamps (82% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 5.8% fail on Headlamp (80% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.34% fail on Headlamp levelling device (180% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 5.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.8% fail on Position lamps (27% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 2.7% fail on Position lamp (26% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.034% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.4% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 2.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 2.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.10% fail on Switch
    • 1.5% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.1% fail on Horn
      • 0.27% fail on Electrical wiring (160% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.69% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.65% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.034% fail on Reversing lamp switch
    • 0.58% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.52% fail on Outline marker lamp
      • 0.069% fail on All outline marker lamps
    • 0.17% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 20% fail on Brakes (61% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 16% fail on Brake performance (180% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 14% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 14% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.10% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.034% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 4.6% fail on Parking brake performance (190% worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 4.4% fail on Rbt (180% worse than other 2011 vans)
          • 3.7% fail on Parking brake performance (170% worse than other 2011 vans)
          • 0.55% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (2 times worse than other 2011 vans)
          • 0.069% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.17% fail on Plate brake tester (2 times worse than other 2011 vans)
          • 0.14% fail on Parking brake performance (6 times worse than other 2011 vans)
          • 0.034% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.069% fail on Decelerometer (5 times worse than other 2011 vans)
          • 0.069% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (5 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 2.9% fail on Service brake performance (70% worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 2.9% fail on Rbt (71% worse than other 2011 vans)
          • 2.3% fail on Service brake performance (73% worse than other 2011 vans)
          • 0.72% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.034% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.034% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.1% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (64% worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (sp) (69% worse than other 2011 vans)
          • 0.89% fail on Service brake performance (100% worse than other 2011 vans)
          • 0.31% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.069% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.9% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.8% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 3.7% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.034% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.93% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (170% worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.55% fail on Cable (130% worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.21% fail on Pivot (13 times worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.069% fail on Lever
        • 0.069% fail on Linkage
        • 0.034% fail on Relay lever
        • 0.034% fail on Clevis joint
        • 0.034% fail on Brake slack adjuster
      • 0.69% fail on Brake discs and drums (52% better than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.69% fail on Brake discs (52% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 1.0% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.0% fail on Anti-lock braking system (68% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.72% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.72% fail on Lever
    • 0.52% fail on Flexible brake hoses (150% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.48% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.41% fail on Pedal
      • 0.069% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.10% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.069% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.034% fail on Servos
    • 0.10% fail on Rigid brake pipes (96% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.034% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.034% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.034% fail on Other braking system component
  • 12% fail on Suspension (13% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 6.5% fail on Suspension arms (60% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 3.5% fail on Pins and bushes (100% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 2.9% fail on Ball joint (34% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.55% fail on Ball joint dust cover (95% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 3.0% fail on Shock absorbers (2 times worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 2.4% fail on Springs (32% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 1.7% fail on Coil springs (32% better than other 2011 vans)
        • 1.7% fail on Coil spring (31% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.69% fail on Leaf springs
        • 0.38% fail on Shackle pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.24% fail on Leaf spring (63% better than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.034% fail on Fixings and fixing bolts
        • 0.034% fail on Shackle bracket
    • 0.89% fail on Other suspension component (110% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.65% fail on Ball joint (120% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.069% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.034% fail on Other suspension component
    • 0.55% fail on Wheel bearings (56% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.24% fail on Anti-roll bars (95% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (73% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.034% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.034% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.034% fail on Linkage
    • 0.069% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension (5 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.034% fail on Suspension unit
      • 0.034% fail on Bellows
    • 0.069% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.034% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.034% fail on Ball joint
  • 10% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (120% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 10% fail on Exhaust emissions (140% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 8.3% fail on Compression ignition (130% worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 4.9% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 2.7% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (44% worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.72% fail on Emissions not tested (2 times worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.10% fail on Emission control equipment (4 times worse than other 2011 vans)
          • 0.034% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.034% fail on Particulate filter
          • 0.034% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.10% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (5 times worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.10% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (4 times worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.069% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
      • 2.0% fail on Spark ignition (150% worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 1.8% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (140% worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.10% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.069% fail on Non catalyst emissions (7 times worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.034% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.55% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.52% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.034% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.034% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.034% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 9.1% fail on Visibility
    • 4.4% fail on Washers (26% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 2.8% fail on Wipers
    • 1.3% fail on View to rear (80% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Mirrors (82% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.034% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.58% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.58% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.34% fail on Driver's view (180% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.14% fail on Bonnet
  • 7.4% fail on Body, chassis, structure (31% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 3.3% fail on Exhaust system (2 times worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 1.6% fail on Transmission (49% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Drive shafts (49% better than other 2011 vans)
        • 1.4% fail on Joints (49% better than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.034% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.10% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.10% fail on Joints
      • 0.034% fail on Belts
    • 1.3% fail on Body (2 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.89% fail on Other body component (2 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.38% fail on Panel (3 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.034% fail on Body condition
      • 0.034% fail on Mounting fixings
    • 0.45% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.17% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.14% fail on System
      • 0.10% fail on Pipe
      • 0.034% fail on Hose
    • 0.34% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.34% fail on Engine mounting (3 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.34% fail on Engine mounting condition (4 times worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.21% fail on Doors
      • 0.17% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.17% fail on Door condition
      • 0.034% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.034% fail on Door condition
    • 0.17% fail on Seats
      • 0.10% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.069% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.17% fail on Undertray (3 times worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.10% fail on Load security
      • 0.10% fail on Loading door (3 times worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.069% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.069% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.069% fail on Floor (6 times worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.034% fail on Chassis
      • 0.034% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.034% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.034% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.034% fail on Passenger compartment
  • 4.9% fail on Tyres
    • 3.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.27% fail on Size/type
  • 2.2% fail on Steering (50% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 1.4% fail on Steering linkage components (64% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Track rod end (70% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.27% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.65% fail on Power steering (100% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.31% fail on Other components (2 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.14% fail on Operation
      • 0.10% fail on Pump (6 times worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.24% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.24% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.034% fail on Steering column
  • 1.7% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.00% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.76% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.65% fail on Condition
      • 0.069% fail on Requirements
      • 0.034% fail on Attachment
  • 0.55% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.55% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.27% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.24% fail on Attachment
    • 0.034% fail on Condition
  • 0.034% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.034% fail on Anchorages