Citroen Saxo MOT Results

Registered in 2001
44.0% pass rate
from 6,047 tests in 2017
(13% worse than other 2001 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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen Saxo is unusually good or bad.

  • 34% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (29% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 9.1% fail on Stop lamp (51% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 8.3% fail on Position lamps (20% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Front lamps
      • 2.8% fail on Rear lamps (42% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on All position lamps
    • 8.2% fail on Registration plate lamp (22% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 8.1% fail on Headlamp aim (15% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Direction indicators (110% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Flashing type (110% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Individual lamps (62% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.68% fail on All direction indicators (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Switch (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.050% fail on Tell tales
    • 4.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.5% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.033% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.033% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.033% fail on Switch
      • 0.017% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.017% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.017% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.017% fail on Dipswitch
    • 4.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (140% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Fog lamp (150% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Tell tale
    • 3.0% fail on Horn (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Battery (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.18% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.18% fail on Rear reflectors (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.083% fail on Lamp
      • 0.066% fail on Switch
  • 21% fail on Brakes (22% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 16% fail on Brake performance (66% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 8.5% fail on Front wheels (170% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Rear wheels (44% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Service brake performance (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.6% fail on Brake imbalance (140% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.083% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.017% fail on Parking brake operation
    • 5.7% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 5.1% fail on Components (16% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 4.0% fail on Pipes
        • 0.68% fail on Valves
        • 0.30% fail on Hoses (79% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.15% fail on Cylinders (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Servos
      • 0.43% fail on Leaks
      • 0.26% fail on Operation (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 2.8% fail on Hub components
      • 1.8% fail on Brake pads (23% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.12% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.083% fail on Wheel cylinder
      • 0.033% fail on Brake drums
    • 2.4% fail on Parking brake (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Condition (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Fitment
    • 0.56% fail on Mechanical components (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Cable (140% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Lever
    • 0.55% fail on Service brake control components (100% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Pedal (100% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.25% fail on Condition (160% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on ABS (85% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.099% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.066% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
      • 0.033% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
    • 0.033% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.017% fail on Operation
      • 0.017% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
      • 0.017% fail on Components
        • 0.017% fail on Pipes
    • 0.033% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.017% fail on Electronic stability system
  • 21% fail on Suspension
    • 7.6% fail on Drive shafts (74% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 7.5% fail on Front drive shafts (75% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 7.5% fail on Constant velocity joints (76% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.033% fail on Couplings
      • 0.099% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.099% fail on Drive shafts
    • 7.1% fail on Prescribed areas (72% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Component mounting (72% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Spring mounting (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 4.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.099% fail on Attachment
      • 0.083% fail on Condition
    • 2.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (61% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (71% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (72% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Linkage condition (78% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.99% fail on Front
      • 0.76% fail on Rear
    • 1.5% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.71% fail on Coil springs (81% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Condition (84% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Location
    • 0.46% fail on Axles (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Axle beam (8 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.099% fail on Swivel joints/housing (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Stub axle (7 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Clearance
    • 0.41% fail on Radius arms (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.25% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.033% fail on Condition
    • 0.17% fail on Macpherson strut (70% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Condition (70% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Shock absorbers (91% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Condition (92% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Fitment
    • 0.066% fail on General condition (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.050% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.050% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.033% fail on Torsion bars
      • 0.033% fail on Attachment (6 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.033% fail on Sub-frames (93% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Condition
      • 0.017% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.017% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.017% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.017% fail on Panhard rods
      • 0.017% fail on Attachment
    • 0.017% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 15% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (79% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 8.7% fail on Emissions (130% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 7.9% fail on Exhaust system (65% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Fuel system (140% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on System (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Pipe
      • 0.083% fail on Tank
      • 0.066% fail on Cap (76% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Hose
    • 1.4% fail on Emissions not tested (52% worse than other 2001 cars)
  • 12% fail on Driver's view of the road (25% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Wipers
    • 5.6% fail on Washers (49% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.64% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.55% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.28% fail on Bonnet (100% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 9.4% fail on Steering (99% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 8.6% fail on Steering system (110% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 7.9% fail on Steering rack (7 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Track rod end (81% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.050% fail on Free play
        • 0.050% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.017% fail on Steering damper
      • 0.017% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.017% fail on Other components
        • 0.017% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.66% fail on Power steering
      • 0.51% fail on Operation (180% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Other components
      • 0.033% fail on Drive system
      • 0.033% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.033% fail on Pump
      • 0.017% fail on Rams
    • 0.15% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.13% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.033% fail on Steering control
      • 0.033% fail on Steering column
    • 0.017% fail on Locking devices
  • 8.1% fail on Tyres
    • 4.5% fail on Tread depth (17% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.20% fail on Size/type
    • 0.12% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.7% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (77% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Seats (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Drivers (8 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Passengers
    • 1.5% fail on Doors (190% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.94% fail on Passengers other (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Drivers (180% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Passengers front (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Body condition
    • 0.68% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.68% fail on Chassis
    • 0.21% fail on Spare wheel (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.083% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.050% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.050% fail on Body security
    • 0.017% fail on Load security
      • 0.017% fail on Bootlid
  • 4.8% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.4% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (110% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Drivers airbag (190% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Passengers airbag (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Seat belts (51% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.96% fail on Prescribed areas (59% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Condition (48% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment (190% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.099% fail on Requirements
  • 1.2% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.41% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.28% fail on Attachment
    • 0.13% fail on Condition
  • 0.033% fail on Towbars
    • 0.033% fail on Vehicle structure

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