Citroen Saxo MOT Results

Registered in 1999
43.6% pass rate
from 1,193 tests in 2017
(16% 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.

  • 27% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (140% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 22% fail on Emissions (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 9.2% fail on Exhaust system (78% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Emissions not tested (82% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.1% fail on System (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Hose
  • 27% fail on Suspension (28% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 17% fail on Prescribed areas (180% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 14% fail on Component mounting (200% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Subframe mounting (160% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Spring mounting
    • 8.3% fail on Drive shafts (110% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 8.2% fail on Front drive shafts (110% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 8.2% fail on Constant velocity joints (110% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.084% fail on Drive shafts
    • 3.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.084% fail on Attachment
    • 1.7% fail on Anti-roll bars (66% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (72% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Attachment (200% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (82% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Linkage condition
    • 1.2% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.84% fail on Front
      • 0.34% fail on Rear (71% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.92% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.92% fail on Condition
    • 0.84% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.34% fail on Coil springs (88% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Condition (88% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.34% fail on Condition
    • 0.25% fail on Axles
      • 0.25% fail on Axle beam (7 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.084% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.084% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.084% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.084% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.084% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.084% fail on Attachment
    • 0.084% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 25% fail on Brakes (42% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 20% fail on Brake performance (110% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 12% fail on Front wheels (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 7.8% fail on Rear wheels (86% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 7.6% fail on Service brake performance (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.1% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.34% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.084% fail on Brake operation
    • 4.7% fail on Hydraulic systems (30% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Components (31% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 3.3% fail on Pipes
        • 0.50% fail on Hoses (72% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Valves
        • 0.17% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.25% fail on Operation
      • 0.25% fail on Leaks
      • 0.084% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 2.4% fail on Hub components
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs
      • 1.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.17% fail on Brake drums (8 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.084% fail on Wheel cylinder
    • 1.9% fail on Parking brake (88% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Condition (89% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.67% fail on Service brake control components (190% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Pedal (190% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.59% fail on Anti-slip (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.084% fail on Condition
    • 0.59% fail on ABS
    • 0.42% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.42% fail on Cable
    • 0.42% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.084% fail on Additional braking devices
  • 23% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.9% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.9% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.084% fail on All position lamps
    • 5.3% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.5% fail on Direction indicators (59% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Flashing type (59% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 2.8% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.7% fail on Side repeaters (120% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.59% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.084% fail on Switch
    • 1.8% fail on Battery
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamps (61% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp (59% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.5% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.17% fail on Tell tale
    • 1.2% fail on Horn (120% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 11% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.8% fail on Wipers
    • 3.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.67% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.34% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.25% fail on Bonnet
  • 8.7% fail on Steering (92% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 8.1% fail on Steering system (110% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 7.6% fail on Steering rack (6 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Track rod end (85% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.25% fail on Steering control
      • 0.17% fail on Steering column
      • 0.084% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.25% fail on Power steering
      • 0.25% fail on Operation
    • 0.17% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.084% fail on Steering operation
  • 8.6% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (59% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (180% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (170% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Drivers airbag (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Seat belts
      • 4.1% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.25% fail on Condition
      • 0.084% fail on Requirements
      • 0.084% fail on Attachment
  • 8.1% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (92% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Vehicle structure (180% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Chassis (180% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Body condition
    • 1.5% fail on Doors (120% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Drivers (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Passengers front (200% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.92% fail on Seats (200% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Drivers (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Passengers
    • 0.17% fail on Speedometer (5 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.084% fail on Spare wheel
  • 7.5% fail on Tyres
    • 4.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.17% fail on Size/type
  • 0.75% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.75% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.17% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.084% fail on Condition
    • 0.084% fail on Attachment

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