Citroen Saxo MOT Results

Registered in 1998
46.7% pass rate
from 394 tests in 2020
(25% worse than other 1998 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 1998 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen Saxo is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Suspension (46% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 15% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (180% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.8% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.0% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.76% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.25% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 2.3% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 2.0% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.76% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (5 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.25% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.8% fail on Springs
      • 1.8% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.8% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.76% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.76% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.51% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.25% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.25% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 22% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (160% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 21% fail on Exhaust emissions (170% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 21% fail on Spark ignition (190% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 18% fail on Catalyst emissions (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Emissions not tested (180% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.51% fail on Emission control equipment (12 times worse than other 1998 cars)
          • 0.51% fail on Catalytic converter (22 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.51% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.25% fail on Other leaks
  • 18% fail on Brakes
    • 12% fail on Brake performance (58% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 8.1% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (180% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 7.9% fail on Rbt (sp) (170% worse than other 1998 cars)
          • 4.3% fail on Service brake imbalance (130% worse than other 1998 cars)
          • 4.1% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.25% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 5.3% fail on Service brake performance (87% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 5.3% fail on Rbt (92% worse than other 1998 cars)
          • 4.3% fail on Service brake performance (92% worse than other 1998 cars)
          • 1.3% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 4.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 4.1% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt
          • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.76% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.8% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.5% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.76% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.76% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.0% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.0% fail on Lever
    • 0.76% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.51% fail on Pedal
      • 0.25% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.76% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.51% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
      • 0.25% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.51% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 0.25% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.25% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.25% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.25% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.25% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
  • 16% fail on Body, chassis, structure (46% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 7.1% fail on Transmission (99% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 7.1% fail on Drive shafts (120% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 7.1% fail on Joints (120% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.3% fail on Chassis
      • 2.3% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.8% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.8% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.8% fail on Doors (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.76% fail on Door condition
      • 0.51% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.51% fail on Door condition
      • 0.51% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.51% fail on Door condition
    • 1.5% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.76% fail on Pipe (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.25% fail on Hose
    • 0.25% fail on Body
      • 0.25% fail on Other body component
    • 0.25% fail on Floor
    • 0.25% fail on Seats
      • 0.25% fail on Driver's seat
  • 15% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.1% fail on Direction indicators (100% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Flashing type (100% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 2.5% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on All direction indicators
    • 4.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.3% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.0% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.3% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.76% fail on Horn
    • 0.76% fail on Headlamps (77% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Headlamp (75% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.76% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.76% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.76% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 8.1% fail on Visibility
    • 4.3% fail on Wipers
    • 3.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.25% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.25% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.25% fail on View to rear
      • 0.25% fail on Mirrors
  • 6.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 4.3% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.6% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.76% fail on Condition
      • 0.25% fail on Requirements
    • 2.0% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.76% fail on Airbags (9 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Drivers airbag (9 times worse than other 1998 cars)
  • 6.3% fail on Steering (68% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Steering gear (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Steering rack (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.76% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.51% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.0% fail on Power steering
      • 1.0% fail on Operation (6 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 4.6% fail on Tyres
    • 3.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.5% fail on Condition
  • 0.76% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.76% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.25% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.25% fail on Speedometer

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