Citroen Saxo MOT Results

Registered in 2000
49.5% pass rate
from 1,207 tests in 2020
(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.

  • 19% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (120% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 18% fail on Exhaust emissions (120% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 18% fail on Spark ignition (130% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 15% fail on Catalyst emissions (170% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Emissions not tested (96% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.58% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (64% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.41% fail on Non catalyst emissions (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Emission control equipment (96% worse than other 2000 cars)
          • 0.17% fail on Oxygen sensor (8 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Compression ignition (0.80% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Emission control equipment (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
          • 0.17% fail on Catalytic converter (5 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (32% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (20% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Emissions not tested (26% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Fluid leaks (84% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Engine oil leaks (90% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Transmission oil leaks (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.083% fail on Other leaks
  • 18% fail on Brakes (33% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 14% fail on Brake performance (80% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 10% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 10% fail on Rbt (sp) (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
          • 6.2% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
          • 4.6% fail on Service brake performance (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Service brake performance (92% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 5.9% fail on Rbt (92% worse than other 2000 cars)
          • 4.7% fail on Service brake performance (86% worse than other 2000 cars)
          • 1.7% fail on Service brake imbalance (150% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Plate brake tester (180% worse than other 2000 cars)
          • 0.17% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.083% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.083% fail on Service brake performance (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 3.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (2.6% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 3.3% fail on Rbt (sp) (2.1% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.99% fail on Parking brake performance (26% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.99% fail on Rbt (23% better than other 2000 cars)
          • 0.91% fail on Parking brake performance (21% better than other 2000 cars)
          • 0.083% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.17% fail on Brake performance not tested (58% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Mechanical brake components (17% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Brake discs and drums (49% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Brake discs (44% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.083% fail on Brake drums
      • 1.2% fail on Brake linings and pads (34% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Brake pads (33% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.50% fail on Cable (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Lever (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Rigid brake pipes (21% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (160% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Pedal (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Hand lever (130% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Parking brake control (40% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Lever (40% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (130% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Load sensing valves (8.9% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Hydraulic systems (25% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Brake fluid (21% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (90% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Electronic stability control (52% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.083% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.083% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.083% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
  • 18% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (15% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 7.7% fail on Stop lamp (72% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim (3.0% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim (4.0% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (27% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Direction indicators (37% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Flashing type (37% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Individual direction indicators (25% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Side repeaters (85% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on All direction indicators (7.8% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Rear fog lamp (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 2.8% fail on Rear fog lamp (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.083% fail on Switch
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamps (36% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Headlamp (31% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Electrical equipment (150% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Battery(ies) (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Horn (130% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (3.9% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.083% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.083% fail on Position lamp
  • 17% fail on Body, chassis, structure (61% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 7.4% fail on Exhaust system (99% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Transmission (97% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Drive shafts (95% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 6.1% fail on Joints (97% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Prop shafts (130% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.50% fail on Joints (180% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Integral vehicle structure (19% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (21% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Chassis (17% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Chassis condition (10% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.083% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.91% fail on Fuel system (75% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Pipe (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.083% fail on Hose
    • 0.91% fail on Seats (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Driver's seat (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Passenger's seat (38% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.83% fail on Doors (72% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Other passenger's door (170% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.66% fail on Door condition (180% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Front passenger's door (38% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Door condition (40% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Spare wheel (5 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Carrier (10 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Towbar (4.2% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Vehicle structure (13% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Body (53% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Other body component (5.6% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Floor (96% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.083% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.083% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.083% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 13% fail on Suspension (20% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (54% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Suspension arms (10% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Ball joint (45% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Pins and bushes (67% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Ball joint dust cover (41% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (200% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Wheel bearings (16% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (73% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Linkage ball joints (77% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint dust cover (29% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Linkage (61% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (77% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.083% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.083% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.083% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.083% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.83% fail on Springs (64% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Coil springs (85% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Coil spring (84% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.083% fail on Torsion bars
        • 0.083% fail on Attachment bracket
    • 0.33% fail on Other suspension component (35% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint (2.7% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.083% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.25% fail on Shock absorbers (81% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Macpherson strut (24% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (150% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.083% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.25% fail on Sub-frames (64% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (26% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.083% fail on Axles
      • 0.083% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
  • 10% fail on Visibility (30% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Washers (74% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Wipers (2.9% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on View to rear (91% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Mirrors (67% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.083% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.41% fail on Bonnet (170% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Driver's view (170% worse than other 2000 cars)
  • 7.0% fail on Steering (80% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Steering gear (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Steering rack (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Power steering (69% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Operation (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Pipes and hoses (30% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Steering linkage components (83% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Track rod end (83% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.083% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.17% fail on Steering wheel (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
  • 5.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (25% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (83% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Seat belts (11% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Prescribed areas (6.4% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Condition (54% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Requirements (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Airbags (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Drivers airbag (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
  • 4.6% fail on Tyres (16% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Tread depth (16% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Condition (17% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Size/type (30% better than other 2000 cars)
  • 1.1% fail on Identification of the vehicle (17% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plates (18% worse than other 2000 cars)
  • 0.17% fail on Road Wheels (50% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Attachment (34% better than other 2000 cars)

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