Citroen BX MOT Results

Registered in 1992
61.7% pass rate
from 60 tests in 2020
(5.3% worse than other 1992 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 1992 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen BX is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Suspension (70% worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 13% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 10% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension (131 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 6.7% fail on Pipes (219 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Suspension unit
      • 1.7% fail on Other components
    • 8.3% fail on Suspension arms (2 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Ball joint (4 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.7% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 3.3% fail on Other suspension component (6 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Ball joint (14 times worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 1.7% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.7% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.7% fail on Linkage ball joints
  • 17% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (11% worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 8.3% fail on Headlamp aim (120% worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 8.3% fail on Headlamp aim (130% worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (5.8% better than other 1992 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (5.7% better than other 1992 cars)
        • 3.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (3.4% better than other 1992 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.7% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 1.7% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 1.7% fail on Main beam tell-tale
    • 1.7% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.7% fail on Horn
  • 15% fail on Body, chassis, structure (54% worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 8.3% fail on Transmission (2 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 8.3% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 1992 cars)
        • 8.3% fail on Joints (3 times worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure (100% worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (100% worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Fuel system (3 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Hose (29 times worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Chassis
      • 1.7% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.7% fail on Body
      • 1.7% fail on Other body component
  • 12% fail on Steering (150% worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Steering gear (2 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 6.7% fail on Steering rack (3 times worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Power steering
      • 1.7% fail on Other components
    • 1.7% fail on Steering coupling
      • 1.7% fail on Flexible coupling
    • 1.7% fail on Steering play
      • 1.7% fail on Steering rack
  • 6.7% fail on Brakes (41% better than other 1992 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Brake performance (36% better than other 1992 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (4.5% better than other 1992 cars)
        • 3.3% fail on Rbt (sp) (3.3% worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt
          • 1.7% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.7% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.7% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.7% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt
          • 1.7% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 3.3% fail on Parking brake control (8 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Lever (8 times worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.7% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.7% fail on Brake discs
  • 6.7% fail on Visibility (3.0% worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Washers (1.9% better than other 1992 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on View to rear
      • 1.7% fail on Mirrors
    • 1.7% fail on Wipers
  • 6.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (5.9% worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Exhaust emissions (16% worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Spark ignition (6.1% better than other 1992 cars)
        • 3.3% fail on Non catalyst emissions (140% worse than other 1992 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.7% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 1.7% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.7% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 3.3% fail on Identification of the vehicle (3 times worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Registration plates (4 times worse than other 1992 cars)
  • 3.3% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (24% worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Seat belts (25% worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.7% fail on Condition

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