Citroen ZX MOT Results

Registered in 1993
58.9% pass rate
from 112 tests in 2020
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 1993 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen ZX is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Brakes
    • 15% fail on Brake performance (100% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 8.9% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (200% worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 8.9% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 1993 cars)
          • 6.3% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other 1993 cars)
          • 3.6% fail on Service brake performance
      • 8.0% fail on Service brake performance (160% worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 8.0% fail on Rbt (170% worse than other 1993 cars)
          • 7.1% fail on Service brake performance (180% worse than other 1993 cars)
          • 0.89% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 3.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.6% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.89% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.89% fail on Rbt
          • 0.89% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 4.5% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.8% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.8% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.8% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.8% fail on Brake discs
      • 1.8% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (6 times worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Cable (9 times worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Flexible brake hoses (5 times worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 0.89% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.89% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.89% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
  • 15% fail on Suspension
    • 7.1% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 3.6% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.8% fail on Linkage ball joints (5 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (6 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 2.7% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.89% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.89% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.89% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.89% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.89% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.89% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.89% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
  • 13% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 7.1% fail on Transmission (160% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 7.1% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 7.1% fail on Joints (2 times worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.8% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.8% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.8% fail on Chassis
      • 1.8% fail on Chassis condition
  • 13% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.4% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.7% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.8% fail on Horn
      • 0.89% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.89% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.89% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.8% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.89% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.89% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.89% fail on Side repeaters
  • 8.9% fail on Visibility
    • 4.5% fail on Washers
    • 3.6% fail on Wipers
    • 0.89% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.89% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.89% fail on Windscreen
  • 8.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 4.5% fail on Fluid leaks (4 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Engine oil leaks (4 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Other leaks
    • 3.6% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 2.7% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.7% fail on Catalyst emissions
      • 0.89% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.89% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
  • 7.1% fail on Tyres
    • 5.4% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.89% fail on Size/type
  • 6.3% fail on Steering
    • 5.4% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 5.4% fail on Track rod end (2 times worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 0.89% fail on Steering shaft
  • 3.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 3.6% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.6% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.89% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.89% fail on Registration plates

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