Citroen Saxo MOT Results

Registered in 2004
44.2% pass rate
from 206 tests in 2020
(21% worse than other 2004 cars)
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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen Saxo is unusually good or bad.

  • 27% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 7.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 6.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.49% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 7.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 6.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 6.3% fail on Position lamp
    • 4.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.9% fail on Headlamp
    • 4.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.4% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 1.5% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.49% fail on Switch
    • 4.4% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 4.4% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.9% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.9% fail on Battery(ies) (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
  • 19% fail on Brakes
    • 16% fail on Brake performance (100% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 13% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (10 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 13% fail on Rbt (sp) (11 times worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 6.8% fail on Service brake performance (19 times worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 6.8% fail on Service brake imbalance (7 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 9.2% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 8.7% fail on Rbt (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 7.3% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 1.9% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.49% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.49% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 3.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.4% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.5% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt
          • 1.5% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 2.9% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.5% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.5% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.5% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.97% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.97% fail on Lever (18 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.97% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.49% fail on Pedal
    • 1.5% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.97% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.97% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (10 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.49% fail on Lever
  • 19% fail on Body, chassis, structure (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 9.7% fail on Transmission (160% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 9.2% fail on Drive shafts (160% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 9.2% fail on Joints (170% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.49% fail on Joints
    • 8.3% fail on Exhaust system (140% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Seats (17 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Driver's seat (29 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 1.5% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.97% fail on Pipe (10 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Hose
    • 0.49% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.49% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.49% fail on Chassis
      • 0.49% fail on Chassis condition
  • 15% fail on Visibility (86% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Wipers
    • 6.8% fail on Washers
    • 0.97% fail on View to rear
      • 0.97% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.49% fail on Driver's view
  • 15% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (87% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 15% fail on Exhaust emissions (92% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 15% fail on Spark ignition (140% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 8.3% fail on Catalyst emissions (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 4.9% fail on Emissions not tested (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.49% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.49% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 13% fail on Suspension
    • 6.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.4% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.9% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.9% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.49% fail on Suspension arm
    • 3.9% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.5% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.97% fail on Axles (7 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Axle
      • 0.49% fail on Swivel joints/housing
    • 0.97% fail on Anti-roll bars (84% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.49% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.49% fail on Springs
      • 0.49% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.49% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.49% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.49% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.49% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.49% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.49% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 7.8% fail on Steering
    • 5.3% fail on Steering gear (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Steering rack (6 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.97% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.97% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.97% fail on Power steering
      • 0.97% fail on Operation (8 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.49% fail on Steering wheel
  • 7.3% fail on Tyres
    • 4.9% fail on Condition
    • 2.9% fail on Tread depth
  • 3.9% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 3.4% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.49% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.49% fail on Requirements
    • 0.49% fail on Airbags
      • 0.49% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.97% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.97% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.49% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.49% fail on Attachment

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