SAAB 900 MOT Results

Registered in 1991
59.8% pass rate
from 311 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 1991 cars and highlighted areas where the SAAB 900 is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.8% fail on Direction indicators (100% worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 6.8% fail on Flashing type (100% worse than other 1991 cars)
        • 3.5% fail on Side repeaters (170% worse than other 1991 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on All direction indicators
        • 1.3% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.96% fail on Switch (15 times worse than other 1991 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.9% fail on Front lamps
      • 2.3% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.32% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.6% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.64% fail on Switch
      • 0.32% fail on Dipswitch
    • 3.2% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.9% fail on Battery
    • 2.9% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 2.9% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.64% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.96% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.64% fail on Lamp
      • 0.32% fail on Switch
      • 0.32% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.96% fail on Horn
    • 0.32% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 18% fail on Brakes
    • 13% fail on Brake performance
      • 9.6% fail on Parking brake performance (140% worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.3% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.6% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.32% fail on Service brake performance
    • 5.8% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 4.8% fail on Components
        • 3.5% fail on Hoses (130% worse than other 1991 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Pipes
      • 0.96% fail on Leaks
    • 1.6% fail on Hub components
      • 1.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.32% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.96% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.96% fail on Condition
    • 0.96% fail on ABS
  • 16% fail on Suspension
    • 9.3% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 9.0% fail on Component mounting (78% worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Spring mounting
      • 0.32% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 3.2% fail on Drive shafts
      • 3.2% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 3.2% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 2.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.9% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.3% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.64% fail on Attachment
      • 0.32% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.32% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.96% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.96% fail on Condition
    • 0.64% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.64% fail on Front
  • 9.3% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.5% fail on Washers
    • 4.8% fail on Wipers
    • 0.32% fail on Bonnet
  • 6.1% fail on Steering
    • 4.2% fail on Steering system
      • 3.5% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.64% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.96% fail on Power steering
      • 0.64% fail on Other components
      • 0.32% fail on Operation
    • 0.64% fail on Steering control
      • 0.32% fail on Steering wheel
      • 0.32% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.32% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.64% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 6.1% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 3.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.3% fail on Emissions
    • 1.3% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.96% fail on Cap
      • 0.32% fail on System
    • 0.64% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 4.5% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.6% fail on Body condition
    • 1.6% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.6% fail on Chassis
    • 0.32% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.32% fail on Doors
      • 0.32% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.32% fail on Seats
      • 0.32% fail on Drivers
  • 3.5% fail on Tyres
    • 2.6% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.32% fail on Size/type
  • 2.9% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.9% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.9% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
  • 1.6% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.32% fail on Towbars
    • 0.32% fail on Towbar

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