SAAB 900 MOT Results

Registered in 1987
50.0% pass rate
from 88 tests in 2017
(45% worse than other 1987 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 1987 cars and highlighted areas where the SAAB 900 is unusually good or bad.

  • 30% fail on Brakes (130% worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 18% fail on Brake performance (120% worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 13% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 8.0% fail on Front wheels
      • 4.5% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance
    • 10% fail on Parking brake (9 times worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 10% fail on Condition (9 times worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 9.1% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 8.0% fail on Components
        • 4.5% fail on Pipes
        • 3.4% fail on Hoses
      • 1.1% fail on Operation
    • 2.3% fail on Restricted movement (6 times worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Hub components
      • 1.1% fail on Brake pads
  • 22% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 8.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 8.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 3.4% fail on Fog lamp
      • 1.1% fail on Tell tale
      • 1.1% fail on Switch
    • 4.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.3% fail on Side repeaters
        • 1.1% fail on Tell tales
        • 1.1% fail on Switch
    • 2.3% fail on Battery
    • 2.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.3% fail on Rear lamps
    • 2.3% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.1% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 17% fail on Suspension
    • 14% fail on Prescribed areas (160% worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 14% fail on Component mounting (2 times worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Spring mounting
    • 2.3% fail on Coil springs
      • 2.3% fail on Condition (5 times worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.1% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 1.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.1% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.1% fail on Front
    • 1.1% fail on Drive shafts
      • 1.1% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 1.1% fail on Constant velocity joints
  • 11% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.8% fail on Washers
    • 4.5% fail on Wipers
  • 10% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 8.0% fail on Body condition (3 times worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Speedometer
    • 1.1% fail on Doors
      • 1.1% fail on Drivers
    • 1.1% fail on Seats
      • 1.1% fail on Drivers
  • 9.1% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 3.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.4% fail on Emissions
    • 1.1% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.1% fail on System
    • 1.1% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 6.8% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 6.8% fail on Seat belts
      • 6.8% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 1987 cars)
  • 3.4% fail on Steering
    • 1.1% fail on Steering system
      • 1.1% fail on Track rod end
    • 1.1% fail on Power steering
      • 1.1% fail on Operation
      • 1.1% fail on Other components
    • 1.1% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 2.3% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 2.3% fail on Registration plate

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