Citroen AX MOT Results

Registered in 1996
57.9% pass rate
from 164 tests in 2020
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.

  • 18% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 9.8% fail on Headlamps (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 9.8% fail on Headlamp (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.0% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 1.2% fail on Side repeaters
    • 2.4% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.8% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.61% fail on Horn
    • 1.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.61% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 17% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (110% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 16% fail on Exhaust emissions (120% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 16% fail on Spark ignition (140% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 13% fail on Catalyst emissions (150% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.61% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.61% fail on Other emission control equipment
      • 0.61% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.61% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 1.2% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.2% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 15% fail on Suspension
    • 10% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (100% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.0% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 3.0% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.61% fail on Suspension arm
    • 2.4% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.2% fail on Axles (5 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Stub axle
      • 0.61% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.61% fail on Shock absorbers
  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 13% fail on Brake performance (79% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 7.9% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (160% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 7.9% fail on Rbt (sp) (170% worse than other 1996 cars)
          • 6.1% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance
      • 4.9% fail on Service brake performance
        • 4.9% fail on Rbt
          • 4.9% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.61% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.61% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.61% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 3.0% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.0% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt
          • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.61% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.0% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.2% fail on Brake discs
      • 1.2% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (5 times worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Cable (9 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.61% fail on Brake pads
    • 1.8% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.2% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.61% fail on Pedal
      • 0.61% fail on Hand lever
    • 1.2% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.2% fail on Lever
    • 0.61% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.61% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 13% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 5.5% fail on Transmission
      • 5.5% fail on Drive shafts
        • 5.5% fail on Joints
    • 4.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.4% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 2.4% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.8% fail on Seats
      • 1.8% fail on Driver's seat (5 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Spare wheel (54 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Carrier (71 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.61% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.61% fail on Doors
      • 0.61% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.61% fail on Catch
    • 0.61% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.61% fail on Other boot lid component
  • 8.5% fail on Visibility
    • 4.3% fail on Wipers
    • 3.0% fail on Washers
    • 1.2% fail on View to rear
      • 1.2% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.61% fail on Bonnet
  • 4.3% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 4.3% fail on Seat belts
      • 4.3% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.61% fail on Requirements
  • 4.3% fail on Tyres
    • 3.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.61% fail on Condition
  • 1.2% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plates

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