Citroen ZX MOT Results

Registered in 1994
60.0% pass rate
from 120 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 1994 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen ZX is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.8% fail on Headlamp
    • 5.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 5.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 4.2% fail on Side repeaters (3 times worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.7% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.7% fail on Horn
    • 0.83% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.83% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.83% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.83% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.83% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 18% fail on Suspension
    • 6.7% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 4.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.5% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.7% fail on Ball joint
    • 4.2% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.5% fail on Linkage ball joints (4 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (7 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 3.3% fail on Sub-frames (4 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (58 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.5% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.7% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.83% fail on Springs
      • 0.83% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.83% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.83% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.83% fail on Macpherson strut
  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 13% fail on Brake performance
      • 7.5% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (150% worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 7.5% fail on Rbt (sp) (180% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 6.7% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 6.7% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 3.3% fail on Service brake performance
          • 3.3% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 5.8% fail on Service brake performance
        • 5.8% fail on Rbt
          • 4.2% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.7% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.83% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.83% fail on Rbt
          • 0.83% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 1.7% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.7% fail on Lever
    • 1.7% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.83% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.83% fail on Pedal
    • 0.83% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.83% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.83% fail on Brake pads
  • 11% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 5.0% fail on Transmission
      • 5.0% fail on Drive shafts
        • 5.0% fail on Joints
    • 1.7% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.7% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.7% fail on Chassis
      • 1.7% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.7% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.83% fail on Pipe
      • 0.83% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.83% fail on Doors
      • 0.83% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.83% fail on Door condition
    • 0.83% fail on Cabs
      • 0.83% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 6.7% fail on Visibility
    • 3.3% fail on Washers
    • 1.7% fail on View to rear (7 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Mirrors (7 times worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Wipers
  • 6.7% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 6.7% fail on Seat belts
      • 5.0% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.7% fail on Condition
  • 4.2% fail on Steering
    • 2.5% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.5% fail on Track rod end
    • 1.7% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.7% fail on Steering rack
  • 4.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 2.5% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.83% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.83% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
      • 0.83% fail on Other leaks
    • 1.7% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.83% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.83% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.83% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.83% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 2.5% fail on Tyres
    • 1.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.83% fail on Size/type
    • 0.83% fail on Condition

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