Citroen BX MOT Results

Registered in 1991
66.0% pass rate
from 53 tests in 2020
(3.2% worse than other 1991 cars)
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.

  • 19% fail on Suspension (75% worse than other 1991 cars)
    • 11% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (170% worse than other 1991 cars)
    • 9.4% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension (151 times worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Suspension unit (213 times worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Pipes (427 times worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Accumulator
      • 1.9% fail on Other components
    • 3.8% fail on Sub-frames (5 times worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (9 times worse than other 1991 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.9% fail on Other suspension component
      • 1.9% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 11% fail on Brakes (2.9% worse than other 1991 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Brake performance (26% better than other 1991 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (78% worse than other 1991 cars)
        • 5.7% fail on Rbt (sp) (82% worse than other 1991 cars)
          • 5.7% fail on Service brake performance (3 times worse than other 1991 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Parking brake control (9 times worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Lever (9 times worse than other 1991 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.9% fail on Valves
    • 1.9% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.9% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 9.4% fail on Steering (92% worse than other 1991 cars)
    • 7.5% fail on Steering gear (2 times worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 7.5% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other 1991 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Power steering
      • 1.9% fail on Operation
    • 1.9% fail on Steering wheel
  • 9.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (120% worse than other 1991 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Exhaust emissions (57% worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Spark ignition (73% worse than other 1991 cars)
        • 3.8% fail on Non catalyst emissions (80% worse than other 1991 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 3.8% fail on Fluid leaks (4 times worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Engine oil leaks (6 times worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 7.5% fail on Visibility (12% worse than other 1991 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Washers (50% worse than other 1991 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Wipers
  • 5.7% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (63% better than other 1991 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.9% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.9% fail on Horn
  • 5.7% fail on Body, chassis, structure (39% better than other 1991 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Exhaust system (35% worse than other 1991 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Transmission
      • 1.9% fail on Drive shafts
        • 1.9% fail on Joints
  • 3.8% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (31% worse than other 1991 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Seat belts (33% worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Prescribed areas (71% worse than other 1991 cars)
  • 3.8% fail on Tyres (52% worse than other 1991 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Tread depth (2 times worse than other 1991 cars)

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