Citroen Relay MOT Results

Registered in 2016
68.3% pass rate
from 6,930 tests in 2020
(37% worse than other 2016 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 2016 vans and highlighted areas where the Citroen Relay is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Brakes (120% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 9.3% fail on Brake performance (3 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 8.0% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (5 times worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 7.9% fail on Rbt (sp) (5 times worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.014% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 2.2% fail on Parking brake performance (4 times worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt (5 times worse than other 2016 vans)
          • 1.9% fail on Parking brake performance (5 times worse than other 2016 vans)
          • 0.17% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (3 times worse than other 2016 vans)
          • 0.087% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (4 times worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.014% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.014% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance (98% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt (96% worse than other 2016 vans)
          • 0.92% fail on Service brake performance (74% worse than other 2016 vans)
          • 0.53% fail on Service brake imbalance (170% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.029% fail on Plate brake tester (120% worse than other 2016 vans)
          • 0.014% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.014% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.014% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.014% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.51% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (170% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.49% fail on Rbt (sp) (170% worse than other 2016 vans)
          • 0.32% fail on Service brake performance (180% worse than other 2016 vans)
          • 0.25% fail on Service brake imbalance (170% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.014% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.16% fail on Brake performance not tested (110% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 3.7% fail on Mechanical brake components (12% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 3.2% fail on Brake linings and pads (13% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 3.2% fail on Brake pads (14% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.014% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.78% fail on Brake discs and drums (4.3% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.76% fail on Brake discs (3.0% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.014% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.30% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.13% fail on Cable (150% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.072% fail on Lever (200% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.072% fail on Pivot (16 times worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.029% fail on Linkage (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.014% fail on Relay lever
    • 1.4% fail on Parking brake control (3 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Lever (3 times worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.38% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (14% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.27% fail on Pedal (0.66% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Hand lever (73% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.25% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (33% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on Anti-lock braking system (44% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on Electronic stability control (43% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.014% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.17% fail on Flexible brake hoses (44% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.12% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.087% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (180% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.029% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (5 times worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.043% fail on Hydraulic systems (13% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.043% fail on Brake fluid (78% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.029% fail on Rigid brake pipes (78% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.029% fail on Other components and prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.029% fail on Other components (3 times worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.014% fail on Hand operated control valves
      • 0.014% fail on Operation
  • 12% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (39% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 4.6% fail on Headlamps (170% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 4.5% fail on Headlamp (180% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on Headlamp levelling device (190% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamp aim (51% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim (38% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.59% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 2.5% fail on Direction indicators (100% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 2.5% fail on Flashing type (100% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 2.0% fail on Side repeaters (140% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.55% fail on Individual direction indicators (46% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.014% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (8.5% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.72% fail on Stop lamp (63% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.56% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (7.8% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.56% fail on Rear fog lamp (7.7% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.56% fail on Rear fog lamp (6.1% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.42% fail on Electrical equipment (51% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.20% fail on Electrical wiring (3 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on Trailer electrical socket (33% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on Horn (12% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.30% fail on Position lamps (36% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.30% fail on Position lamp (41% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.12% fail on Rear reflectors (39% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.10% fail on Reversing lamps (32% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Reversing lamps (30% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.029% fail on Outline marker lamps (54% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.029% fail on Outline marker lamp (57% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.014% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.014% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 10% fail on Visibility (100% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 6.7% fail on Wipers (160% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 2.6% fail on Washers (39% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on View to rear (190% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Mirrors (190% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.029% fail on Indirect vision devices (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.78% fail on Condition of glass (110% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.75% fail on Windscreen (100% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.029% fail on Window (5 times worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.16% fail on Driver's view (150% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.014% fail on Bonnet
  • 3.9% fail on Tyres (12% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 2.1% fail on Condition (3.2% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 1.7% fail on Tread depth (28% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.20% fail on Size/type (100% worse than other 2016 vans)
  • 3.2% fail on Suspension (2.3% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 1.7% fail on Suspension arms (130% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint (160% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.53% fail on Pins and bushes (110% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint dust cover (30% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.58% fail on Shock absorbers (11% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.49% fail on Springs (49% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.36% fail on Coil springs (56% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.36% fail on Coil spring (56% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Leaf springs (4.1% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.13% fail on Leaf spring (52% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.29% fail on Other suspension component (170% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.26% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.014% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.014% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.20% fail on Anti-roll bars (75% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Linkage ball joints (65% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.043% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (75% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.014% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.014% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.014% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.014% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.12% fail on Wheel bearings (31% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.014% fail on Axles
      • 0.014% fail on Axle
    • 0.014% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.014% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.014% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 2.5% fail on Body, chassis, structure (64% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.95% fail on Body (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.76% fail on Other body component (200% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Panel (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.014% fail on Body condition
      • 0.014% fail on Mounting fixings
    • 0.69% fail on Transmission (19% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.69% fail on Drive shafts (28% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.68% fail on Joints (29% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.014% fail on Bearing housing
    • 0.30% fail on Doors (160% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on Other passenger's door (190% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.087% fail on Door condition (150% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.014% fail on Catch
        • 0.014% fail on Hinge
      • 0.10% fail on Front passenger's door (150% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.072% fail on Door condition (93% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.029% fail on Catch (15 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.087% fail on Driver's door (120% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.043% fail on Catch (7 times worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.029% fail on Door condition (3.4% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.014% fail on Hinge
    • 0.19% fail on Exhaust system (9.8% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.14% fail on Seats (120% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on Driver's seat (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.13% fail on Bumpers (27% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.10% fail on Load security (4 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.058% fail on Loading door (3 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.029% fail on Tailgate (9 times worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.014% fail on Tailgate condition
        • 0.014% fail on Other tailgate component
      • 0.014% fail on Dropside
        • 0.014% fail on Other dropside component
    • 0.087% fail on Fuel system (9.5% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.058% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (38% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.029% fail on Tank (12% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.043% fail on Engine mounting (47% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.043% fail on Engine mounting condition (80% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.029% fail on Towbar (80% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.029% fail on Other towbar components (150% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.014% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.014% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.014% fail on Floor
    • 0.014% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.014% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.014% fail on Cabs
      • 0.014% fail on Mounting fixings
  • 2.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (46% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 2.1% fail on Exhaust emissions (39% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Compression ignition (41% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 1.2% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (36% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.25% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (17% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.16% fail on Emissions not tested (140% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.043% fail on Emission control equipment (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
          • 0.029% fail on Particulate filter (4 times worse than other 2016 vans)
          • 0.014% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.029% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (5 times worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.014% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.014% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
      • 0.51% fail on Spark ignition (36% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.49% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (35% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.014% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 0.29% fail on Fluid leaks (170% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.26% fail on Engine oil leaks (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.029% fail on Other leaks (100% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.014% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.014% fail on Undertray
  • 0.95% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (25% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.48% fail on Seat belts (7.8% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.48% fail on Condition (1.0% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.014% fail on Attachment
      • 0.014% fail on Requirements
    • 0.48% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (98% worse than other 2016 vans)
  • 0.85% fail on Steering (53% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.42% fail on Power steering (190% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.22% fail on Pipes and hoses (150% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.19% fail on Other components (4 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.014% fail on Rams
    • 0.35% fail on Steering linkage components (2.6% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.27% fail on Track rod end (16% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.058% fail on Ball joint (190% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.014% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.043% fail on Electronic power steering (10 times worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.014% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.014% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.014% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.014% fail on Steering column
  • 0.16% fail on Identification of the vehicle (45% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.16% fail on Registration plates (45% better than other 2016 vans)
  • 0.10% fail on Road Wheels (21% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.058% fail on Attachment (30% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.043% fail on Condition (5.4% better than other 2016 vans)
  • 0.043% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.043% fail on Steps and stairs (5 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.043% fail on Retractable steps (9 times worse than other 2016 vans)