Citroen Saxo MOT Results

Registered in 1996
39.2% pass rate
from 74 tests in 2020
(59% 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 Noise, emissions and leaks (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 28% fail on Exhaust emissions (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 28% fail on Spark ignition (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 27% fail on Catalyst emissions (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 1.4% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 4.1% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 4.1% fail on Engine oil leaks (4 times worse than other 1996 cars)
  • 27% fail on Brakes (110% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 19% fail on Brake performance (150% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 11% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 11% fail on Rbt (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
          • 8.1% fail on Service brake imbalance (10 times worse than other 1996 cars)
          • 5.4% fail on Service brake performance
      • 11% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 11% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
          • 6.8% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
          • 4.1% fail on Service brake performance
      • 5.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 5.4% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.4% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt
          • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 6.8% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 4.1% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (6 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Hand lever (8 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Pedal
    • 2.7% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.4% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.4% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.4% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.4% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.4% fail on Lever
    • 1.4% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.4% fail on Valves
    • 1.4% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 1.4% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 1.4% fail on Other braking system component
    • 1.4% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.4% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 20% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 9.5% fail on Electrical equipment (4 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Battery(ies) (6 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Horn (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.7% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.7% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.7% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 1.4% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 20% fail on Suspension
    • 14% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (170% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 5.4% fail on Ball joint
      • 2.7% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 2.7% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.4% fail on Axles
      • 1.4% fail on Axle
  • 15% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 5.4% fail on Transmission
      • 4.1% fail on Drive shafts
        • 4.1% fail on Joints
      • 1.4% fail on Prop shafts
        • 1.4% fail on Joints
    • 4.1% fail on Chassis
      • 4.1% fail on Chassis condition
    • 2.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.7% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.4% fail on Hose
      • 1.4% fail on Pipe
    • 1.4% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.4% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.4% fail on Bumpers
  • 6.8% fail on Visibility
    • 5.4% fail on Wipers
    • 1.4% fail on View to rear
      • 1.4% fail on Mirrors
  • 6.8% fail on Tyres
    • 5.4% fail on Condition
    • 1.4% fail on Tread depth
  • 5.4% fail on Steering
    • 4.1% fail on Steering gear
      • 4.1% fail on Steering rack
    • 1.4% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.4% fail on Track rod end
  • 5.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 5.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 5.4% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.4% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plates

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