Citroen ZX MOT Results

Registered in 1995
53.6% pass rate
from 179 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 1995 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen ZX is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Suspension (69% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 11% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (130% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Anti-roll bars (170% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Ball joint dust cover (11 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Linkage ball joints (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.56% fail on Ball joint
    • 3.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.8% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.56% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 3.4% fail on Sub-frames (4 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (4 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.56% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 2.2% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.1% fail on Springs
      • 1.1% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (5 times worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Other suspension component
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint
  • 18% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 6.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 6.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.0% fail on Headlamp
    • 5.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.1% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.56% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.56% fail on Switch
    • 1.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.7% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.1% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.1% fail on Horn
    • 0.56% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 13% fail on Brake performance (78% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 7.3% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (130% worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 7.3% fail on Rbt (sp) (140% worse than other 1995 cars)
          • 3.9% fail on Service brake performance
          • 3.9% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 5.0% fail on Service brake performance
        • 5.0% fail on Rbt
          • 5.0% fail on Service brake performance
      • 3.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.4% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 2.2% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt
          • 2.2% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 1.1% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.56% fail on Pedal
      • 0.56% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.56% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.56% fail on Lever
    • 0.56% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.56% fail on Valves
    • 0.56% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.56% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 0.56% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.56% fail on Other components
    • 0.56% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.56% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.56% fail on Linkage
  • 11% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 3.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.4% fail on Transmission
      • 3.4% fail on Drive shafts
        • 3.4% fail on Joints
    • 1.7% fail on Chassis
      • 1.7% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.7% fail on Doors
      • 1.1% fail on Driver's door (5 times worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 0.56% fail on Door condition
        • 0.56% fail on Hinge
      • 0.56% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.56% fail on Door condition
      • 0.56% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.56% fail on Door condition
    • 1.1% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.56% fail on Hose
      • 0.56% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.56% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.56% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.56% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.56% fail on Seats
      • 0.56% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 8.9% fail on Visibility
    • 3.9% fail on Wipers
    • 3.9% fail on Washers
    • 1.1% fail on View to rear
      • 0.56% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.56% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.56% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.56% fail on Windscreen
  • 4.5% fail on Tyres
    • 3.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.56% fail on Size/type
  • 3.4% fail on Steering
    • 2.2% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.2% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.56% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.56% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.56% fail on Power steering
      • 0.56% fail on Other components
  • 3.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 2.8% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 1.7% fail on Spark ignition (75% better than other 1995 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.56% fail on Catalyst emissions
      • 1.1% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.1% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
    • 0.56% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.56% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 2.8% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.8% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.2% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.56% fail on Condition
  • 1.7% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plates

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