Citroen Saxo MOT Results

Registered in 2000
48.2% pass rate
from 1,842 tests in 2020
(12% 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.

  • 21% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (14% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Stop lamp (38% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.27% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.0% fail on Direction indicators (67% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Flashing type (67% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Individual direction indicators (63% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Side repeaters (77% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.11% fail on Switch
    • 3.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.5% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamps (34% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp (31% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 2.7% fail on Electrical equipment (150% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Battery(ies) (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Horn
      • 0.11% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 2.2% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 2.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 2.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.054% fail on Switch
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.054% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.054% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.054% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 19% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (92% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 18% fail on Exhaust emissions (95% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 17% fail on Spark ignition (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 15% fail on Catalyst emissions (150% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Emissions not tested (100% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.60% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (71% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.22% fail on Catalytic converter (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.65% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.22% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.11% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.11% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.11% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.054% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.054% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.054% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.054% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 1.0% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.0% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 18% fail on Brakes (22% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 14% fail on Brake performance (75% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 11% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 11% fail on Rbt (sp) (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
          • 6.4% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
          • 5.4% fail on Service brake performance (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.054% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 6.0% fail on Service brake performance (87% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 5.8% fail on Rbt (85% worse than other 2000 cars)
          • 4.6% fail on Service brake performance (78% worse than other 2000 cars)
          • 1.9% fail on Service brake imbalance (150% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Decelerometer (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
          • 0.11% fail on Service brake performance (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (56 times worse than other 2000 cars)
          • 0.054% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.054% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.054% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 3.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.2% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.054% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.0% fail on Rbt
          • 1.0% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.054% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.054% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.11% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.4% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.0% fail on Brake linings and pads (47% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.98% fail on Brake pads (50% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.054% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.0% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.92% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.16% fail on Brake drums (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.33% fail on Cable
        • 0.11% fail on Lever
    • 2.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes (43% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Parking brake control (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Lever (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.43% fail on Pedal
      • 0.33% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.54% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.43% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.27% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.27% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.054% fail on Master cylinder
      • 0.054% fail on Valves
    • 0.16% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.16% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 0.16% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (90% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Anti-lock braking system (92% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.11% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.11% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.11% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings (18 times worse than other 2000 cars)
  • 15% fail on Body, chassis, structure (34% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Transmission (65% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Drive shafts (68% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 5.9% fail on Joints (69% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.33% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.33% fail on Joints
    • 5.9% fail on Exhaust system (47% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Doors (180% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Other passenger's door (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.76% fail on Door condition (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Front passenger's door (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.54% fail on Door condition (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.33% fail on Door condition
    • 1.1% fail on Chassis
      • 1.1% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.0% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.60% fail on Pipe (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Hose (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on System
      • 0.054% fail on Tank
      • 0.054% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.92% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.92% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.43% fail on Seats
      • 0.38% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.11% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.27% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.27% fail on Floor
    • 0.16% fail on Body
      • 0.11% fail on Other body component
      • 0.054% fail on Panel
    • 0.11% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.11% fail on Carrier
    • 0.054% fail on Towbar
      • 0.054% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.054% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.054% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.054% fail on Cabs
      • 0.054% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 12% fail on Visibility (49% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Washers (94% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Wipers
    • 0.54% fail on Bonnet (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on View to rear
      • 0.54% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.27% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.27% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.11% fail on Driver's view
  • 12% fail on Suspension (30% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (53% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Suspension arms (28% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.76% fail on Pins and bushes (64% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.22% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.11% fail on Suspension arm
    • 1.3% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.92% fail on Anti-roll bars (80% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (68% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.11% fail on Linkage ball joints (91% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.054% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.054% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.054% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.38% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.33% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.054% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.27% fail on Springs (90% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Coil springs (94% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Coil spring (93% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.054% fail on Torsion bars
        • 0.054% fail on Torsion bar
    • 0.22% fail on Axles
      • 0.11% fail on Axle
      • 0.11% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.22% fail on Shock absorbers (85% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.054% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.054% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.054% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.11% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.11% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.11% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 8.6% fail on Steering (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 7.2% fail on Steering gear (6 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 7.2% fail on Steering rack (6 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.81% fail on Steering linkage components (70% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Track rod end (79% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.054% fail on Other components
        • 0.054% fail on Steering component
    • 0.65% fail on Power steering
      • 0.60% fail on Operation (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Pump
    • 0.22% fail on Prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.054% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.054% fail on Steering column
    • 0.054% fail on Steering play
      • 0.054% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.054% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 6.3% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (41% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (160% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.0% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.054% fail on Attachment
      • 0.054% fail on Condition
    • 0.11% fail on Airbags
      • 0.11% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 5.0% fail on Tyres
    • 3.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.33% fail on Size/type
  • 0.87% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.87% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.27% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.16% fail on Attachment
    • 0.11% fail on Condition
  • 0.054% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.054% fail on Speedometer

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