Citroen Saxo MOT Results

Registered in 2002
48.2% pass rate
from 3,435 tests in 2020
(8.7% worse than other 2002 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 2002 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen Saxo is unusually good or bad.

  • 27% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (29% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 8.4% fail on Stop lamp (44% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Electrical equipment (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Horn (6 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Battery(ies) (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 4.8% fail on Direction indicators (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Flashing type (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 3.3% fail on Individual direction indicators (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Side repeaters (130% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.49% fail on All direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.087% fail on Switch (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Position lamps (33% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Position lamp (34% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.17% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 4.0% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.029% fail on Switch
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamps (31% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp (28% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.029% fail on Dipswitch
    • 2.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.087% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.087% fail on Switch
    • 0.087% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.087% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.087% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 19% fail on Brakes (24% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 15% fail on Brake performance (77% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 11% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 11% fail on Rbt (sp) (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 6.5% fail on Service brake imbalance (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 5.5% fail on Service brake performance (6 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.029% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.029% fail on Service brake performance
      • 5.9% fail on Service brake performance (84% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 5.9% fail on Rbt (86% worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 4.7% fail on Service brake performance (79% worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 1.5% fail on Service brake imbalance (100% worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.058% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (7 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.029% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.029% fail on Service brake performance (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.029% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.029% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 3.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.7% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt
          • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.029% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.029% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.029% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.029% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.029% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.029% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.15% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.4% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.9% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.9% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.029% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.4% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.3% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.087% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.41% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.32% fail on Cable
        • 0.087% fail on Lever
    • 3.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.93% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.58% fail on Hand lever (89% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Pedal
    • 0.70% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.70% fail on Lever
    • 0.52% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (130% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.49% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 0.23% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.17% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.058% fail on Valves
      • 0.029% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.15% fail on Flexible brake hoses (65% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (92% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Anti-lock braking system (93% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.087% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.087% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.058% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings (9 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.029% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
  • 17% fail on Body, chassis, structure (61% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 7.2% fail on Transmission (80% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 6.8% fail on Drive shafts (80% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 6.8% fail on Joints (82% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.029% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.35% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.35% fail on Joints
      • 0.029% fail on Belts
    • 6.7% fail on Exhaust system (76% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Seats (6 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Driver's seat (9 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 1.1% fail on Fuel system (62% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Pipe (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Hose (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Tank
      • 0.058% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (80% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on System
    • 0.82% fail on Doors
      • 0.49% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.44% fail on Door condition
        • 0.058% fail on Catch (15 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.12% fail on Door condition
        • 0.058% fail on Catch (7 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.15% fail on Door condition
        • 0.029% fail on Catch
    • 0.76% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.73% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
      • 0.029% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.029% fail on Sub-frame condition
    • 0.49% fail on Chassis
      • 0.49% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.26% fail on Body
      • 0.17% fail on Other body component
      • 0.087% fail on Panel
    • 0.20% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.17% fail on Spare wheel (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Carrier (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.12% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.087% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.029% fail on Bracket
    • 0.087% fail on Floor
    • 0.087% fail on Cabs
      • 0.087% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.029% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.029% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 13% fail on Suspension (31% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (73% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Suspension arms (29% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.0% fail on Pins and bushes (61% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.12% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.8% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.7% fail on Anti-roll bars (68% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (69% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Ball joint dust cover (55% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Linkage ball joints (88% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint (75% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (86% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.058% fail on Pins and bushes (86% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.96% fail on Axles (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Axle (10 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Swivel pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Stub axle (26 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Swivel joints/housing
    • 0.55% fail on Springs (84% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Coil springs (88% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Coil spring (88% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.029% fail on Mounting
      • 0.087% fail on Torsion bars (40 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.058% fail on Torsion bar (38 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.029% fail on Attachment bracket
      • 0.058% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.35% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.15% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.058% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.029% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.29% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.26% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.029% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.17% fail on Shock absorbers (88% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.087% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.058% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.029% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.029% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.029% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 12% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (48% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 11% fail on Exhaust emissions (51% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 11% fail on Spark ignition (71% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 7.8% fail on Catalyst emissions (140% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (25% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Emissions not tested (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Emission control equipment (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.15% fail on Catalytic converter (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.029% fail on Oxygen sensor
          • 0.029% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.087% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.41% fail on Compression ignition (64% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (130% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.058% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.029% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.029% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.029% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.96% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.73% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.15% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.12% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.029% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 9.9% fail on Visibility (16% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Wipers
    • 4.5% fail on Washers
    • 0.58% fail on View to rear
      • 0.58% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.29% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.29% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.20% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.058% fail on Bonnet
  • 7.5% fail on Steering (62% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Steering gear (6 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 6.6% fail on Steering rack (6 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Operation
    • 0.76% fail on Steering linkage components (77% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Track rod end (81% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.087% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.26% fail on Power steering
      • 0.15% fail on Operation
      • 0.058% fail on Pump
      • 0.058% fail on Rams
      • 0.029% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.12% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.058% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.058% fail on Steering play
      • 0.058% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.029% fail on Steering column
    • 0.029% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 6.1% fail on Tyres (16% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Tread depth (28% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.26% fail on Size/type
  • 2.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (32% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 1.1% fail on Seat belts (50% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Prescribed areas (54% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Condition (60% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Attachment
      • 0.058% fail on Requirements
    • 0.087% fail on Airbags
      • 0.087% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.70% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.67% fail on Registration plates
    • 0.029% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.38% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.26% fail on Attachment
    • 0.15% fail on Condition
  • 0.029% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.029% fail on Anchorages

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