Citroen Saxo MOT Results

Registered in 1999
47.5% pass rate
from 575 tests in 2020
(19% worse than other 1999 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 1999 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen Saxo is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (160% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 23% fail on Exhaust emissions (170% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 22% fail on Spark ignition (180% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 20% fail on Catalyst emissions (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 2.8% fail on Emissions not tested (140% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.17% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.17% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.17% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 0.70% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.35% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.17% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.17% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.17% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.17% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.52% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.35% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.17% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.17% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.17% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 20% fail on Brakes (37% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 16% fail on Brake performance (100% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 11% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 11% fail on Rbt (sp) (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
          • 6.6% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
          • 6.1% fail on Service brake performance (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on Service brake performance (110% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 6.3% fail on Rbt (110% worse than other 1999 cars)
          • 4.7% fail on Service brake performance (93% worse than other 1999 cars)
          • 2.1% fail on Service brake imbalance (180% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 5.6% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.7% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt
          • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.17% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.17% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.9% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.0% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.0% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.0% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.35% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.35% fail on Cable
    • 1.0% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.87% fail on Pedal (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.87% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.70% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.52% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.52% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.52% fail on Lever
    • 0.17% fail on Pressure storage reservoirs
      • 0.17% fail on Air and vacuum systems
    • 0.17% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.17% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.17% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 0.17% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.17% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 19% fail on Body, chassis, structure (71% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 8.2% fail on Transmission (140% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 7.7% fail on Drive shafts (140% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 7.7% fail on Joints (150% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.70% fail on Joints
    • 6.6% fail on Exhaust system (77% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Chassis
      • 2.3% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.7% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.7% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.0% fail on Doors
      • 0.52% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.52% fail on Door condition
      • 0.52% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.52% fail on Door condition
      • 0.17% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.17% fail on Door condition
    • 0.70% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.70% fail on Pipe
    • 0.70% fail on Seats
      • 0.52% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.17% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.52% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.52% fail on Body
      • 0.52% fail on Other body component
    • 0.35% fail on Spare wheel (9 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Spare wheel condition (33 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Floor
    • 0.17% fail on Undertray
  • 18% fail on Suspension
    • 15% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (180% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Suspension arms (48% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.70% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.17% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.0% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.0% fail on Anti-roll bars (76% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.35% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.17% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.87% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.87% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.35% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.17% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.17% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.17% fail on Axles
      • 0.17% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.17% fail on Springs
      • 0.17% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.17% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.17% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 16% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.4% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 1.9% fail on Side repeaters (180% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.35% fail on All direction indicators
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.8% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.17% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.3% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.1% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.2% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.70% fail on Horn
      • 0.17% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.87% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.87% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.87% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 8.9% fail on Steering (120% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 8.2% fail on Steering gear (6 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 8.2% fail on Steering rack (7 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Steering linkage components (79% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Track rod end (75% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Power steering
      • 0.35% fail on Operation
    • 0.17% fail on Steering wheel
  • 8.0% fail on Visibility
    • 5.0% fail on Wipers
    • 2.8% fail on Washers
    • 0.87% fail on View to rear
      • 0.87% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.35% fail on Driver's view
  • 6.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 3.0% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.6% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.35% fail on Condition
    • 3.0% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (89% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Airbags (5 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Drivers airbag (6 times worse than other 1999 cars)
  • 5.7% fail on Tyres
    • 3.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.35% fail on Size/type
  • 1.0% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.17% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.17% fail on Attachment

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