Citroen Relay MOT Results

Registered in 2012
58.7% pass rate
from 3,483 tests in 2020
(6.4% worse than other 2012 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 2012 vans and highlighted areas where the Citroen Relay is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (16% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 7.8% fail on Headlamp aim (110% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 7.4% fail on Headlamp aim (110% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.46% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 6.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 6.3% fail on Direction indicators (140% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 6.3% fail on Flashing type (140% worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 3.4% fail on Side repeaters (3 times worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 3.3% fail on Individual direction indicators (79% worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.17% fail on All direction indicators
    • 5.9% fail on Headlamps (86% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 5.4% fail on Headlamp (78% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.46% fail on Headlamp levelling device (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.029% fail on Matched pair
    • 2.5% fail on Stop lamp (56% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 2.0% fail on Position lamps (49% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 1.9% fail on Position lamp (50% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.057% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.029% fail on Switch
    • 1.8% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.8% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.029% fail on Switch
    • 0.83% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.52% fail on Horn
      • 0.29% fail on Electrical wiring (190% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.057% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.60% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.57% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.029% fail on Reversing lamp switch
    • 0.37% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.32% fail on Outline marker lamp
      • 0.057% fail on All outline marker lamps
    • 0.20% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.029% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.029% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 17% fail on Brakes (56% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 14% fail on Brake performance (180% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 12% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 12% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.086% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.057% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 3.6% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 3.6% fail on Rbt (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
          • 2.8% fail on Parking brake performance (180% worse than other 2012 vans)
          • 0.63% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (4 times worse than other 2012 vans)
          • 0.11% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (4 times worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.086% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.057% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.029% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 2.5% fail on Service brake performance (67% worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 2.5% fail on Rbt (68% worse than other 2012 vans)
          • 1.9% fail on Service brake performance (62% worse than other 2012 vans)
          • 0.78% fail on Service brake imbalance (88% worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.029% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.029% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.0% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (77% worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.98% fail on Rbt (sp) (72% worse than other 2012 vans)
          • 0.83% fail on Service brake performance (130% worse than other 2012 vans)
          • 0.23% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.057% fail on Plate brake tester (sp) (5 times worse than other 2012 vans)
          • 0.029% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.029% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.086% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.8% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.7% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 3.6% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.057% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.83% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.46% fail on Cable (160% worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.20% fail on Pivot (20 times worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.11% fail on Linkage (4 times worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.086% fail on Lever
      • 0.66% fail on Brake discs and drums (47% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.66% fail on Brake discs (46% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.72% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.66% fail on Pedal
      • 0.057% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.66% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.66% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.57% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.57% fail on Lever
    • 0.43% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.029% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.029% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.029% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.029% fail on Other components
  • 10% fail on Suspension
    • 5.1% fail on Suspension arms (53% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 2.9% fail on Pins and bushes (79% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 2.1% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.43% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.029% fail on Suspension arm
    • 2.9% fail on Shock absorbers (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 2.0% fail on Springs (26% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Coil springs (31% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 1.5% fail on Coil spring (30% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.57% fail on Leaf springs
        • 0.37% fail on Leaf spring
        • 0.086% fail on Shackle pins and bushes
        • 0.057% fail on Anchor pins and bushes
        • 0.029% fail on Fixings and fixing bolts
        • 0.029% fail on Shackle bracket
    • 0.49% fail on Wheel bearings (54% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.46% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.40% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.086% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.029% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.14% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.14% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.11% fail on Anti-roll bars (97% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.057% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.029% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.029% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 0.057% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.057% fail on Ball joint (12 times worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.029% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.029% fail on Bellows
    • 0.029% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 7.6% fail on Visibility
    • 3.5% fail on Washers
    • 2.5% fail on Wipers
    • 1.3% fail on View to rear (110% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Mirrors (110% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.78% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.75% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.029% fail on Window
    • 0.11% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.11% fail on Bonnet
  • 4.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 4.1% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.1% fail on Compression ignition
        • 2.0% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 1.0% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.32% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.029% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
      • 1.0% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.0% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.029% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 0.80% fail on Fluid leaks (160% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.75% fail on Engine oil leaks (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.086% fail on Other leaks
  • 4.4% fail on Tyres
    • 2.2% fail on Tread depth (34% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 2.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.29% fail on Size/type
  • 3.1% fail on Body, chassis, structure (40% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 1.0% fail on Body (180% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.83% fail on Other body component (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Panel
    • 0.92% fail on Transmission (71% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.83% fail on Drive shafts (71% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.78% fail on Joints (73% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.029% fail on Flexible couplings
        • 0.029% fail on Bearing housing
      • 0.086% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.086% fail on Joints
    • 0.34% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.14% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.086% fail on System
      • 0.057% fail on Pipe
      • 0.029% fail on Tank
      • 0.029% fail on Hose
    • 0.29% fail on Exhaust system (56% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.26% fail on Doors
      • 0.17% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.14% fail on Door condition
        • 0.029% fail on Hinge
      • 0.086% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.086% fail on Door condition
    • 0.086% fail on Load security
      • 0.057% fail on Loading door
      • 0.029% fail on Dropside
        • 0.029% fail on Other dropside component
    • 0.086% fail on Seats
      • 0.086% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.057% fail on Chassis
      • 0.057% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.057% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.057% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.057% fail on Carrier
    • 0.057% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.057% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.029% fail on Undertray
  • 2.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (58% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 1.0% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.98% fail on Condition (72% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.057% fail on Requirements
      • 0.029% fail on Attachment
      • 0.029% fail on Pre-tensioners
    • 1.0% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.11% fail on Airbags (3 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Drivers airbag (3 times worse than other 2012 vans)
  • 1.5% fail on Steering (51% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.98% fail on Steering linkage components (61% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.86% fail on Track rod end (63% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.40% fail on Power steering
      • 0.20% fail on Other components (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.029% fail on Operation
    • 0.11% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.086% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.029% fail on Operation
    • 0.029% fail on Steering play
      • 0.029% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.029% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 0.46% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.46% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.17% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.11% fail on Attachment
    • 0.057% fail on Condition
  • 0.029% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.029% fail on Anchorages