Citroen AX MOT Results

Registered in 1996
54.4% pass rate
from 239 tests in 2017
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 1996 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen AX is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.3% fail on Headlamps (110% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on Headlamp (120% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.3% fail on Front lamps
      • 2.5% fail on Rear lamps
    • 5.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 5.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.8% fail on Individual lamps (140% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.84% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.42% fail on Tell tales
    • 3.3% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.84% fail on Battery
    • 0.84% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (5 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.42% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.42% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.42% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.42% fail on Lamp
  • 21% fail on Suspension
    • 11% fail on Prescribed areas (67% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 8.4% fail on Component mounting
      • 2.1% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 1.3% fail on Spring mounting
    • 6.7% fail on Drive shafts
      • 6.7% fail on Front drive shafts (94% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 6.7% fail on Constant velocity joints (96% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.3% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.84% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.84% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.84% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.42% fail on Condition
      • 0.42% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.42% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.42% fail on Presence
    • 0.42% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.42% fail on Condition
    • 0.42% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.42% fail on Rear
  • 21% fail on Brakes
    • 15% fail on Brake performance (74% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 8.4% fail on Rear wheels (140% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 6.7% fail on Front wheels (94% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.5% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.3% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 4.2% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 3.8% fail on Components
        • 2.5% fail on Pipes
        • 1.7% fail on Hoses
      • 0.42% fail on Leaks
    • 1.7% fail on Service brake control components (4 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Pedal (4 times worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Anti-slip (9 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.84% fail on Condition
    • 0.84% fail on Hub components
      • 0.84% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.42% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.42% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.42% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
  • 15% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 12% fail on Emissions (90% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.1% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.84% fail on Cap
      • 0.84% fail on System
      • 0.42% fail on Tank
    • 1.3% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 7.9% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 7.9% fail on Seat belts
      • 7.5% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.42% fail on Requirements
  • 6.7% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.8% fail on Wipers
    • 2.9% fail on Washers
    • 0.84% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.42% fail on Windscreen
  • 6.3% fail on Tyres
    • 3.8% fail on Condition
    • 2.5% fail on Tread depth
  • 5.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.1% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 2.1% fail on Chassis
    • 1.7% fail on Body condition
    • 1.3% fail on Seats
      • 0.84% fail on Drivers
      • 0.42% fail on Passengers
    • 0.42% fail on Load security
      • 0.42% fail on Tailgate
  • 0.42% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.42% fail on Registration plate

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