Citroen Saxo MOT Results

Registered in 1997
42.8% pass rate
from 619 tests in 2017
(26% worse than other 1997 cars)
Pass rate by mileage
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 1997 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen Saxo is unusually good or bad.

  • 27% fail on Suspension (42% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 16% fail on Prescribed areas (140% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 14% fail on Component mounting (160% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Subframe mounting (130% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Spring mounting
    • 7.4% fail on Drive shafts (98% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 7.4% fail on Front drive shafts (100% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 7.4% fail on Constant velocity joints (100% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 2.3% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.65% fail on Attachment
      • 0.48% fail on Linkage condition
    • 2.3% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.5% fail on Front
      • 0.81% fail on Rear
    • 1.3% fail on Coil springs
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
      • 0.16% fail on Location
    • 1.1% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.32% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.16% fail on Condition
      • 0.16% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.16% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.16% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.16% fail on Axles
      • 0.16% fail on Axle beam
    • 0.16% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.16% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.16% fail on Condition
  • 26% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (140% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 20% fail on Emissions (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 8.7% fail on Exhaust system (78% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 1.5% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.3% fail on System (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Pipe
  • 24% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.3% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.1% fail on Rear lamps
    • 6.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.8% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.5% fail on Direction indicators (65% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Flashing type (65% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.1% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.65% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.32% fail on Switch (5 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Battery
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamps (57% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.1% fail on Horn
    • 0.97% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.97% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.32% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.32% fail on Switch
  • 22% fail on Brakes (39% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 18% fail on Brake performance (100% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 9.7% fail on Front wheels (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Rear wheels (66% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Service brake performance (190% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.1% fail on Brake imbalance (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 4.5% fail on Components
        • 4.0% fail on Pipes
        • 0.16% fail on Hoses
        • 0.16% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.16% fail on Valves
      • 0.48% fail on Leaks
      • 0.32% fail on Operation
    • 1.9% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.9% fail on Condition
    • 1.6% fail on Hub components
      • 1.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.32% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.81% fail on Service brake control components (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Pedal (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.65% fail on Anti-slip (4 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Condition
    • 0.48% fail on ABS
    • 0.32% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.32% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.32% fail on Actuating linkage mounting (32 times worse than other 1997 cars)
  • 8.9% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.8% fail on Wipers
    • 2.4% fail on Washers
    • 0.97% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.32% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.16% fail on Bonnet
  • 8.6% fail on Tyres
    • 4.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.16% fail on Valve stem
  • 6.5% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.7% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 2.7% fail on Chassis
    • 1.8% fail on Body condition
    • 1.3% fail on Doors
      • 0.65% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.48% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.16% fail on Drivers
    • 0.97% fail on Seats
      • 0.65% fail on Drivers
      • 0.32% fail on Passengers
    • 0.16% fail on Spare wheel
  • 5.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 4.7% fail on Seat belts
      • 4.0% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.65% fail on Condition
    • 0.32% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.32% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 4.0% fail on Steering
    • 3.4% fail on Steering system
      • 3.2% fail on Steering rack (160% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.32% fail on Power steering
      • 0.32% fail on Operation
    • 0.32% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 2.4% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 2.4% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.65% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.65% fail on Attachment

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