Citroen BX MOT Results

Registered in 1991
68.7% pass rate
from 67 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 1991 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen BX is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Suspension
    • 7.5% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension (122 times worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Suspension unit (208 times worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Pipes
      • 1.5% fail on Other components
    • 4.5% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.5% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.5% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.5% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.5% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.5% fail on Sub-frames
      • 1.5% fail on Sub-frame
  • 10% fail on Brakes
    • 7.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.5% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.0% fail on Rbt
          • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.5% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 1.5% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 1.5% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 3.0% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 3.0% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.5% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.5% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt
          • 1.5% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 1.5% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 3.0% fail on Hydraulic systems (6 times worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Valves (51 times worse than other 1991 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 1.5% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 9.0% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.5% fail on Headlamp
    • 4.5% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 4.5% fail on Horn
      • 1.5% fail on Battery(ies)
  • 6.0% fail on Steering
    • 4.5% fail on Steering gear
      • 4.5% fail on Steering rack
    • 1.5% fail on Power steering
      • 1.5% fail on Operation
      • 1.5% fail on Other components
  • 6.0% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 3.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.0% fail on Transmission
      • 3.0% fail on Drive shafts
        • 3.0% fail on Joints
    • 1.5% fail on Bumpers
    • 1.5% fail on Body
      • 1.5% fail on Panel
  • 4.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 4.5% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 4.5% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.0% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 1.5% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 3.0% fail on Visibility
    • 1.5% fail on Bonnet
    • 1.5% fail on Wipers
  • 3.0% fail on Tyres
    • 3.0% fail on Condition
  • 1.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.5% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.5% fail on Attachment
  • 1.5% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests
    • 1.5% fail on Doors
      • 1.5% fail on Passenger entrance/exit doors

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