Citroen Saxo MOT Results

Registered in 2003
45.9% pass rate
from 4,016 tests in 2017
(11% worse than other 2003 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 2003 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen Saxo is unusually good or bad.

  • 31% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (17% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 9.1% fail on Stop lamp (57% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 8.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 8.2% fail on Position lamps (15% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Front lamps
      • 3.1% fail on Rear lamps (62% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on All position lamps
    • 8.1% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 6.1% fail on Direction indicators (120% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Flashing type (120% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 3.8% fail on Individual lamps (120% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Side repeaters (170% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.72% fail on All direction indicators (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.45% fail on Switch (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Tell tales
    • 5.0% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.025% fail on Switch
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamps (24% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp (22% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.025% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 2.5% fail on Battery (180% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.00% fail on Horn (55% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.100% fail on Lamp
      • 0.025% fail on Switch
    • 0.100% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.075% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.050% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 21% fail on Suspension
    • 9.2% fail on Drive shafts (140% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 9.0% fail on Front drive shafts (130% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 9.0% fail on Constant velocity joints (140% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.22% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Prescribed areas (140% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Component mounting (120% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Subframe mounting (170% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Spring mounting (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.100% fail on Attachment
      • 0.025% fail on Condition
    • 2.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (58% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (67% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Attachment (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (78% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Linkage condition (69% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.95% fail on Front
      • 0.75% fail on Rear
    • 1.5% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.3% fail on Radius arms (13 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (14 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Condition
    • 0.85% fail on Coil springs (81% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.82% fail on Condition (81% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Location
    • 0.77% fail on Trailing arms (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Condition
    • 0.67% fail on Axles (12 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Axle beam (19 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Swivel joints/housing (7 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Clearance (26 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Stub axle
    • 0.27% fail on Shock absorbers (81% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Condition (81% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.22% fail on Condition
    • 0.12% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.075% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.025% fail on Condition
      • 0.025% fail on Attachment
    • 0.100% fail on Torsion bars (17 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Attachment (16 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Condition
    • 0.100% fail on Torque/reaction arms (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.100% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.050% fail on Tie bars/rods (80% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.025% fail on Attachment
    • 0.050% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.025% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.025% fail on Suspension unit
  • 21% fail on Brakes (29% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 16% fail on Brake performance (90% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 8.2% fail on Front wheels (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Rear wheels (51% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Service brake performance (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.3% fail on Brake imbalance (140% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.1% fail on Hydraulic systems (34% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Components (43% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Pipes (44% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.65% fail on Valves (68% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Hoses (85% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Cylinders (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.050% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.52% fail on Leaks
      • 0.30% fail on Operation (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 3.3% fail on Hub components
      • 1.8% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs (44% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.15% fail on Wheel cylinder (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Brake drums
    • 2.2% fail on Parking brake (120% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Condition (120% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.95% fail on Service brake control components (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Pedal (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.50% fail on Condition (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.45% fail on Anti-slip (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.82% fail on Mechanical components (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Cable (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Brake slack adjuster
    • 0.17% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.12% fail on ABS (88% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.075% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.050% fail on Leaks
      • 0.025% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
    • 0.025% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.025% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.025% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
  • 13% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (74% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 7.9% fail on Exhaust system (81% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 7.1% fail on Emissions (120% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Fuel system (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on System (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Cap
      • 0.12% fail on Tank
      • 0.025% fail on Hose
    • 1.2% fail on Emissions not tested (51% worse than other 2003 cars)
  • 12% fail on Driver's view of the road (36% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Washers (74% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Wipers
    • 0.77% fail on Mirrors (100% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.30% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.025% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 8.3% fail on Tyres
    • 4.2% fail on Condition
    • 4.0% fail on Tread depth (26% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Size/type
    • 0.20% fail on Valve stem
  • 7.1% fail on Steering (39% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Steering system (41% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Steering rack (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.82% fail on Track rod end (75% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.025% fail on Steering damper
      • 0.025% fail on Other components
        • 0.025% fail on Steering component
    • 0.45% fail on Power steering
      • 0.22% fail on Operation
      • 0.12% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.075% fail on Pump
      • 0.025% fail on Electronic power steering
      • 0.025% fail on Rams
    • 0.22% fail on Steering operation (150% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Prescribed areas (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.100% fail on Steering control
      • 0.025% fail on Steering lock
      • 0.025% fail on Steering wheel
      • 0.025% fail on Steering column
      • 0.025% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.025% fail on Universal joint
  • 5.2% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (140% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Seats (9 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Drivers (15 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Passengers (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.00% fail on Body condition
    • 0.77% fail on Vehicle structure (100% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Chassis (100% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.77% fail on Doors
      • 0.30% fail on Drivers (150% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.22% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.12% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.12% fail on Spare wheel (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.050% fail on Body security
    • 0.025% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.025% fail on Load security
      • 0.025% fail on Bootlid
  • 3.7% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.3% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (55% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (49% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.050% fail on Seat belt pre-tensioner (20 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Passengers airbag
    • 1.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.70% fail on Prescribed areas (42% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Attachment (7 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Condition (55% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Requirements
  • 1.00% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.00% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.60% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.50% fail on Attachment
    • 0.100% fail on Condition
  • 0.025% fail on Towbars
    • 0.025% fail on Vehicle structure

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