Citroen Saxo MOT Results

Registered in 1998
45.0% pass rate
from 757 tests in 2017
(17% worse than other 1998 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 1998 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen Saxo is unusually good or bad.

  • 26% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (140% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 20% fail on Emissions (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 8.2% fail on Exhaust system (71% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 1.2% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.79% fail on System (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Pipe
  • 25% fail on Suspension (26% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 17% fail on Prescribed areas (150% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 14% fail on Component mounting (170% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Subframe mounting (100% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Spring mounting
    • 6.6% fail on Drive shafts (57% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 6.6% fail on Front drive shafts (60% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 6.6% fail on Constant velocity joints (62% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.8% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.3% fail on Front
      • 0.66% fail on Rear
    • 1.5% fail on Coil springs
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
      • 0.13% fail on Location
    • 1.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (67% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (72% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Attachment
      • 0.13% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.13% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.13% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.13% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.13% fail on Condition
    • 0.13% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.13% fail on Condition
  • 24% fail on Brakes (45% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 19% fail on Brake performance (110% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 11% fail on Front wheels (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 7.1% fail on Service brake performance (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Rear wheels (71% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.1% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.26% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.13% fail on Brake operation
    • 5.8% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 4.6% fail on Components
        • 4.5% fail on Pipes
        • 0.13% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.13% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.40% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.40% fail on Operation
      • 0.40% fail on Leaks
    • 2.0% fail on Parking brake (100% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Condition (100% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Hub components
      • 1.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.79% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.1% fail on Service brake control components (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Pedal (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.79% fail on Anti-slip (5 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Condition
    • 0.40% fail on ABS
    • 0.40% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.26% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.26% fail on Cable
  • 23% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.5% fail on Direction indicators (130% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Flashing type (130% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 3.6% fail on Individual lamps (100% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.66% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.26% fail on Switch (6 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.9% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.5% fail on Rear lamps
    • 5.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.1% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.7% fail on Battery
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamps (53% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp (51% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Horn
    • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.1% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.13% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.13% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.13% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.13% fail on Switch
  • 9.1% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.7% fail on Wipers
    • 2.5% fail on Washers
    • 0.66% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.40% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.13% fail on Bonnet
  • 7.7% fail on Tyres
    • 4.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.53% fail on Valve stem (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Size/type
  • 7.4% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (58% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Body condition
    • 2.4% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 2.4% fail on Chassis
    • 0.92% fail on Seats (200% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Drivers (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Passengers
    • 0.79% fail on Doors
      • 0.53% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.40% fail on Drivers
      • 0.13% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.40% fail on Spare wheel (14 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.13% fail on Speedometer
  • 6.5% fail on Steering (47% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Steering system (69% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Steering rack (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Track rod end (80% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.26% fail on Power steering
      • 0.26% fail on Operation
    • 0.13% fail on Steering operation
  • 5.7% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.8% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.4% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.13% fail on Requirements
      • 0.13% fail on Condition
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment
    • 2.0% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.5% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.53% fail on Drivers airbag (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
  • 1.6% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.26% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.13% fail on Condition
    • 0.13% fail on Attachment

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