Citroen ZX MOT Results

Registered in 1996
49.8% pass rate
from 331 tests in 2017
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 1996 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen ZX is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Brakes (57% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 19% fail on Brake performance (120% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 9.7% fail on Rear wheels (180% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on Parking brake performance (76% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Front wheels
      • 5.1% fail on Service brake performance (190% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.30% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 6.0% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 5.7% fail on Components
        • 3.0% fail on Pipes
        • 2.1% fail on Valves (4 times worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Hoses
        • 0.30% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.30% fail on Leaks
    • 3.0% fail on Parking brake (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Hub components
      • 0.91% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.30% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.60% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.30% fail on Brake slack adjuster
      • 0.30% fail on Cable
    • 0.60% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.60% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.60% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
  • 23% fail on Suspension
    • 12% fail on Prescribed areas (74% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 8.2% fail on Component mounting
      • 3.0% fail on Subframe mounting (150% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Spring mounting (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.30% fail on Attachment
    • 4.5% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.6% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.91% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 2.4% fail on Drive shafts
      • 2.4% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 2.4% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 2.1% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.8% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.2% fail on Rear
      • 0.91% fail on Front
    • 1.2% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.91% fail on Radius arms (4 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.30% fail on Attachment
    • 0.30% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.30% fail on Condition
    • 0.30% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.30% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.30% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.30% fail on Condition
    • 0.30% fail on Axles
      • 0.30% fail on Swivel joints/housing
  • 20% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.1% fail on Front lamps
      • 2.7% fail on Rear lamps
    • 5.7% fail on Headlamps (94% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Headlamp (110% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.8% fail on Battery
    • 1.8% fail on Registration plate lamp (62% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.8% fail on Fog lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.60% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.30% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.30% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.30% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.30% fail on Horn
  • 11% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 4.2% fail on Emissions
    • 1.8% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.60% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.60% fail on System
  • 8.5% fail on Tyres
    • 3.9% fail on Condition
    • 3.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.2% fail on Size/type (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
  • 8.5% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.1% fail on Wipers
    • 2.4% fail on Washers
    • 1.8% fail on Mirrors (4 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Windscreen
  • 3.9% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.9% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.6% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.30% fail on Requirements
  • 3.9% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.2% fail on Body condition
    • 1.2% fail on Doors
      • 0.91% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.30% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.91% fail on Seats
      • 0.91% fail on Passengers
    • 0.30% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.30% fail on Chassis
    • 0.30% fail on Body security
  • 3.6% fail on Steering
    • 3.0% fail on Steering system
      • 2.7% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.30% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.60% fail on Power steering
      • 0.30% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.30% fail on Other components
  • 2.1% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 2.1% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.30% fail on Towbars
    • 0.30% fail on Towbar
  • 0.30% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.30% fail on Attachment

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