Citroen Saxo MOT Results

Registered in 1996
39.9% pass rate
from 143 tests in 2017
(36% worse than other 1996 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 1996 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen Saxo is unusually good or bad.

  • 31% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (180% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 24% fail on Emissions (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 8.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.1% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 30% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (44% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 13% fail on Stop lamp (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 9.8% fail on Position lamps (100% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on Front lamps
      • 4.9% fail on Rear lamps (190% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 5.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 5.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.5% fail on Individual lamps
        • 2.1% fail on Side repeaters
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.4% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.70% fail on Battery
    • 0.70% fail on Horn
    • 0.70% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 24% fail on Suspension
    • 12% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 8.4% fail on Component mounting
      • 3.5% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.70% fail on Spring mounting
    • 6.3% fail on Drive shafts
      • 6.3% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 6.3% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 4.2% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.5% fail on Attachment (14 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 2.8% fail on Coil springs
      • 2.1% fail on Condition
      • 0.70% fail on Location
    • 2.1% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.4% fail on Front
      • 0.70% fail on Rear
    • 1.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.70% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.70% fail on Attachment
  • 20% fail on Brakes
    • 16% fail on Brake performance (86% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 9.1% fail on Front wheels (160% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 8.4% fail on Service brake performance (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 7.0% fail on Rear wheels
      • 6.3% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 3.5% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 2.1% fail on Components
        • 2.1% fail on Pipes
      • 0.70% fail on Operation
      • 0.70% fail on Leaks
    • 2.1% fail on Parking brake
      • 2.1% fail on Condition
    • 1.4% fail on Service brake control components
      • 1.4% fail on Pedal
        • 1.4% fail on Anti-slip (7 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.70% fail on Cable
    • 0.70% fail on Hub components
      • 0.70% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.70% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.70% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
  • 18% fail on Driver's view of the road (110% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 14% fail on Wipers (180% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Washers
    • 0.70% fail on Mirrors
  • 10% fail on Tyres
    • 7.7% fail on Tread depth (130% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.70% fail on Valve stem
  • 4.9% fail on Steering
    • 3.5% fail on Steering system
      • 2.1% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.70% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.70% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.70% fail on Steering control
      • 0.70% fail on Steering column
    • 0.70% fail on Power steering
      • 0.70% fail on Drive system
    • 0.70% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 4.9% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.5% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.5% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 2.1% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 2.1% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 4.9% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 3.5% fail on Body condition
    • 0.70% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.70% fail on Chassis
    • 0.70% fail on Doors
      • 0.70% fail on Passengers front
  • 0.70% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.70% fail on Registration plate

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