Citroen Saxo MOT Results

Registered in 2000
42.7% pass rate
from 3,413 tests in 2017
(16% worse than other 2000 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 2000 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen Saxo is unusually good or bad.

  • 31% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (24% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 8.1% fail on Position lamps (25% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Front lamps (27% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.029% fail on All position lamps
    • 8.1% fail on Headlamp aim (17% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 8.0% fail on Registration plate lamp (37% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 7.7% fail on Stop lamp (38% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Direction indicators (78% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Flashing type (78% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Individual lamps (47% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Side repeaters (150% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.67% fail on All direction indicators (130% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Switch (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.088% fail on Tell tales
    • 4.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.3% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.029% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.029% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.029% fail on Switch
    • 3.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (80% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Fog lamp (86% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.029% fail on Switch
    • 2.3% fail on Battery (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.73% fail on Horn
    • 0.18% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.15% fail on Rear reflectors (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.15% fail on Switch
    • 0.12% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 24% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (120% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 19% fail on Emissions (190% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 8.2% fail on Exhaust system (57% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Emissions not tested (82% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Fuel system (96% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on System (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Pipe
      • 0.059% fail on Tank
  • 21% fail on Brakes (23% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 16% fail on Brake performance (73% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 9.0% fail on Front wheels (180% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Rear wheels (59% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Service brake performance (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.1% fail on Brake imbalance (74% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.088% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.4% fail on Hydraulic systems (32% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Components (42% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 2.7% fail on Pipes (35% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Valves
        • 0.35% fail on Hoses (77% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Reservoirs (160% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Cylinders (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.029% fail on Servos
      • 0.59% fail on Leaks
      • 0.35% fail on Operation (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 2.5% fail on Hub components
      • 1.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.1% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.059% fail on Wheel cylinder
      • 0.029% fail on Brake linings
    • 2.1% fail on Parking brake (92% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Condition (93% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.97% fail on Service brake control components (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.97% fail on Pedal (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.59% fail on Anti-slip (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.41% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Mechanical components (140% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Cable (180% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.12% fail on ABS (92% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.059% fail on Locking devices (6 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.059% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.059% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
    • 0.029% fail on Electronic stability system
  • 21% fail on Suspension
    • 8.5% fail on Prescribed areas (68% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 6.6% fail on Component mounting (66% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Subframe mounting (59% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Spring mounting (100% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 7.7% fail on Drive shafts (79% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 7.7% fail on Front drive shafts (81% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 7.6% fail on Constant velocity joints (81% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.059% fail on Couplings
      • 0.059% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.059% fail on Drive shafts
    • 3.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment
      • 0.029% fail on Condition
    • 2.0% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.2% fail on Rear
      • 0.94% fail on Front
    • 1.9% fail on Anti-roll bars (61% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (65% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Attachment
      • 0.23% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (75% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Condition
      • 0.059% fail on Linkage condition (90% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.38% fail on Shock absorbers (77% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Condition (77% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Coil springs (91% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Condition (92% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Location
    • 0.26% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.23% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.029% fail on Attachment
    • 0.15% fail on Sub-frames (70% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.059% fail on Attachment
    • 0.12% fail on Axles
      • 0.088% fail on Axle beam
      • 0.029% fail on Swivel joints/housing
    • 0.088% fail on Trailing arms (80% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (77% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.088% fail on Macpherson strut (82% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Condition (82% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.059% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.029% fail on Condition
      • 0.029% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.029% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 13% fail on Driver's view of the road (35% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Washers (82% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Wipers
    • 0.67% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.64% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.53% fail on Bonnet (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
  • 10% fail on Steering (120% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 9.4% fail on Steering system (130% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 8.9% fail on Steering rack (7 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Track rod end (80% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.029% fail on Free play
        • 0.029% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.029% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.029% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.56% fail on Power steering
      • 0.41% fail on Operation
      • 0.059% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.059% fail on Pump
      • 0.029% fail on Other components
    • 0.18% fail on Prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.088% fail on Steering control
      • 0.059% fail on Steering column
      • 0.029% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.059% fail on Steering operation
  • 7.8% fail on Tyres
    • 4.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.26% fail on Valve stem (150% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Size/type
  • 6.4% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (28% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (150% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (140% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Drivers airbag (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Passengers airbag
    • 2.3% fail on Seat belts (31% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Prescribed areas (30% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Condition
      • 0.15% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Requirements
  • 5.1% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (38% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Doors (150% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Passengers other (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Drivers
      • 0.18% fail on Passengers front
    • 1.3% fail on Seats (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Drivers (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Passengers
    • 1.2% fail on Body condition
    • 1.0% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.0% fail on Chassis
    • 0.23% fail on Spare wheel (6 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Body security
    • 0.059% fail on Engine mountings
  • 1.4% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.23% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.15% fail on Attachment
    • 0.088% fail on Condition

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