SAAB 900 MOT Results

Registered in 1989
61.4% pass rate
from 207 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 1989 cars and highlighted areas where the SAAB 900 is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.9% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.97% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.4% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.97% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.97% fail on Switch (6 times worse than other 1989 cars)
        • 0.48% fail on Individual lamps
    • 2.9% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.9% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.48% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.48% fail on Switch
    • 2.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.4% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.97% fail on Battery
    • 0.48% fail on Horn
  • 20% fail on Suspension
    • 12% fail on Prescribed areas (99% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 12% fail on Component mounting (160% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.97% fail on Spring mounting
      • 0.48% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 3.9% fail on Drive shafts
      • 3.9% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 3.9% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 1.9% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (5 times worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.9% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.4% fail on Front
      • 0.48% fail on Rear
    • 1.4% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.97% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.97% fail on Condition
    • 0.97% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.97% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.48% fail on General condition
    • 0.48% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.48% fail on Attachment
    • 0.48% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 9.7% fail on Brakes
    • 4.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.9% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.9% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.97% fail on Front wheels
    • 4.3% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 4.3% fail on Components
        • 3.4% fail on Hoses
        • 0.97% fail on Pipes
      • 0.48% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 1.9% fail on Hub components
      • 1.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.48% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.48% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.48% fail on Cable
    • 0.48% fail on ABS
  • 9.2% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 5.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.4% fail on Emissions
    • 0.48% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.48% fail on Tank
    • 0.48% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 7.7% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.3% fail on Washers
    • 3.9% fail on Wipers
  • 5.3% fail on Steering
    • 3.4% fail on Steering system
      • 1.9% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.4% fail on Steering rack
    • 1.9% fail on Power steering
      • 1.4% fail on Other components (4 times worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Operation
    • 0.48% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 4.3% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.9% fail on Body condition
    • 0.97% fail on Speedometer (8 times worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 0.97% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.97% fail on Chassis
    • 0.48% fail on Seats
      • 0.48% fail on Drivers
  • 3.9% fail on Tyres
    • 2.9% fail on Condition
    • 1.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.48% fail on Valve stem
  • 3.9% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.9% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.4% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.4% fail on Condition
  • 0.97% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.48% fail on Condition
    • 0.48% fail on Attachment
  • 0.97% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.97% fail on Registration plate

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