SAAB 900 MOT Results

Registered in 1985
46.3% pass rate
from 54 tests in 2017
(58% worse than other 1985 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 1985 cars and highlighted areas where the SAAB 900 is unusually good or bad.

  • 31% fail on Suspension (160% worse than other 1985 cars)
    • 20% fail on Prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 20% fail on Component mounting (4 times worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 7.4% fail on Drive shafts (3 times worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 7.4% fail on Front drive shafts (4 times worse than other 1985 cars)
        • 7.4% fail on Constant velocity joints (4 times worse than other 1985 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 5.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (3 times worse than other 1985 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Shock absorbers (3 times worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 1985 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.9% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.9% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.9% fail on Front
  • 22% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 5.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.7% fail on Switch (17 times worse than other 1985 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Individual lamps
    • 3.7% fail on Battery
    • 3.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.9% fail on All position lamps
      • 1.9% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.7% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.9% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.9% fail on Fog lamp
    • 1.9% fail on Horn
  • 22% fail on Brakes
    • 19% fail on Brake performance (130% worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 9.3% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 7.4% fail on Front wheels
      • 3.7% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.7% fail on Service brake performance
    • 7.4% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 5.6% fail on Components
        • 5.6% fail on Hoses
      • 1.9% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 3.7% fail on Hub components
      • 3.7% fail on Brake pads (6 times worse than other 1985 cars)
  • 17% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 9.3% fail on Wipers
    • 3.7% fail on Windscreen (10 times worse than other 1985 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Washers
  • 11% fail on Steering
    • 9.3% fail on Steering system
      • 9.3% fail on Steering rack (7 times worse than other 1985 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Power steering
      • 1.9% fail on Operation
      • 1.9% fail on Other components
  • 7.4% fail on Tyres
    • 5.6% fail on Condition
    • 1.9% fail on Tread depth
  • 7.4% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 3.7% fail on Emissions
    • 1.9% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.9% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.9% fail on Cap
  • 3.7% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.7% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.7% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.9% fail on Towbars
    • 1.9% fail on Vehicle structure

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