Citroen ZX MOT Results

Registered in 1997
47.7% pass rate
from 455 tests in 2017
(15% worse than other 1997 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 1997 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen ZX is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 6.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.6% fail on Front lamps
      • 2.4% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.22% fail on All position lamps
    • 5.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.5% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 5.3% fail on Headlamps (74% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Headlamp (81% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 3.1% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.22% fail on Switch
    • 1.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.66% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.66% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.88% fail on Battery
    • 0.88% fail on Horn
    • 0.22% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.22% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 25% fail on Brakes (58% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 21% fail on Brake performance (140% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 11% fail on Rear wheels (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 9.9% fail on Front wheels (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 7.5% fail on Parking brake performance (85% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.44% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.22% fail on Brake operation
    • 7.3% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 6.8% fail on Components
        • 2.6% fail on Pipes
        • 2.6% fail on Valves (7 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Hoses
        • 0.22% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.22% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.66% fail on Leaks
      • 0.44% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 3.3% fail on Parking brake (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Hub components
      • 1.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.1% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.44% fail on Wheel cylinder (15 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.66% fail on Pedal
        • 0.44% fail on Condition
        • 0.22% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.66% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.66% fail on Cable
    • 0.66% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.22% fail on Hand operated control valves
      • 0.22% fail on Condition
    • 0.22% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.22% fail on Components
        • 0.22% fail on Pipes
  • 20% fail on Suspension
    • 8.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (160% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (190% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.44% fail on Condition (8 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Attachment
    • 6.4% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 5.1% fail on Component mounting
      • 1.5% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.88% fail on Spring mounting
    • 4.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.22% fail on Condition
      • 0.22% fail on Attachment
    • 2.4% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.3% fail on Front
      • 1.3% fail on Rear
    • 2.2% fail on Drive shafts
      • 2.2% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 2.2% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 1.8% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.44% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.44% fail on Condition
    • 0.44% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.22% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.22% fail on Attachment
    • 0.44% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.44% fail on Condition
    • 0.22% fail on General condition
    • 0.22% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.22% fail on Condition
    • 0.22% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.22% fail on Condition
    • 0.22% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.22% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.22% fail on Panhard rods
      • 0.22% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.22% fail on Axles
      • 0.22% fail on Axle beam
  • 11% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 7.5% fail on Emissions
    • 3.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.1% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.1% fail on Tank (7 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 11% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.9% fail on Wipers
    • 4.6% fail on Washers
    • 1.3% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.44% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.22% fail on Bonnet
  • 9.0% fail on Tyres
    • 5.3% fail on Condition (71% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.66% fail on Size/type
  • 7.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.2% fail on Doors (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Passengers other (4 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Drivers
      • 0.22% fail on Passengers front
    • 2.0% fail on Body condition
    • 1.8% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.8% fail on Chassis
    • 0.66% fail on Body security (7 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Seats
      • 0.44% fail on Passengers
    • 0.22% fail on Spare wheel
  • 4.0% fail on Steering
    • 3.7% fail on Steering system
      • 3.1% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.44% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.22% fail on Free play
        • 0.22% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.22% fail on Other components
        • 0.22% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.22% fail on Steering control
      • 0.22% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.22% fail on Power steering
      • 0.22% fail on Operation
  • 3.7% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.7% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.9% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.66% fail on Condition
      • 0.44% fail on Requirements
      • 0.22% fail on Attachment
  • 2.0% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 2.0% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.22% fail on Towbars
    • 0.22% fail on Towbar

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