SAAB 9-3 MOT Results

Registered in 2012
77.8% pass rate
from 180 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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the SAAB 9-3 is unusually good or bad.

  • 7.8% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 3.3% fail on Direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Flashing type (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 3.3% fail on Individual lamps (7 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.56% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.56% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 0.56% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.56% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 7.2% fail on Tyres
    • 5.0% fail on Condition
    • 2.2% fail on Tread depth
  • 6.1% fail on Suspension
    • 3.9% fail on Coil springs
      • 3.9% fail on Condition
    • 1.7% fail on Anti-roll bars (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.56% fail on Condition
  • 3.3% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.8% fail on Wipers
    • 0.56% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.56% fail on Washers
  • 1.7% fail on Registration plates and VIN (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plate (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
  • 0.56% fail on Steering
    • 0.56% fail on Steering system
      • 0.56% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.56% fail on Brakes
    • 0.56% fail on Hub components
      • 0.56% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.56% fail on Brake discs
  • 0.56% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.56% fail on Attachment

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