SAAB 900 MOT Results

Registered in 1992
54.8% pass rate
from 480 tests in 2017
(16% worse than other 1992 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 1992 cars and highlighted areas where the SAAB 900 is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.3% fail on Stop lamp (86% worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Direction indicators (85% worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Flashing type (79% worse than other 1992 cars)
        • 4.0% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 1992 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.83% fail on Switch (11 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Semaphore
        • 0.21% fail on Switch
    • 5.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.3% fail on Rear lamps
      • 2.1% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.21% fail on Switch
    • 3.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 2.3% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.63% fail on Switch
      • 0.42% fail on Tell tale
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.42% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (5 times worse than other 1992 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale' (7 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Switch
    • 2.1% fail on Battery
    • 2.1% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.5% fail on Horn
    • 0.83% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.42% fail on Lamp
      • 0.42% fail on Switch
    • 0.21% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 20% fail on Brakes (42% worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 13% fail on Brake performance (39% worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 7.5% fail on Parking brake performance (100% worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.1% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.63% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.42% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.21% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.21% fail on Service brake performance
    • 7.5% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 7.1% fail on Components (59% worse than other 1992 cars)
        • 5.0% fail on Hoses (2 times worse than other 1992 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Pipes
      • 0.63% fail on Leaks
    • 3.3% fail on Hub components (100% worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Brake pads (200% worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.7% fail on ABS (3 times worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 0.83% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.83% fail on Condition
    • 0.21% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.21% fail on Pedal
        • 0.21% fail on Condition
  • 19% fail on Suspension
    • 9.6% fail on Prescribed areas (65% worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 9.2% fail on Component mounting (100% worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Spring mounting
      • 0.21% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 6.0% fail on Drive shafts (130% worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Front drive shafts (150% worse than other 1992 cars)
        • 6.0% fail on Constant velocity joints (150% worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.9% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.9% fail on Condition
    • 1.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.42% fail on Condition
      • 0.42% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.21% fail on Attachment
    • 0.83% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.83% fail on Front
    • 0.63% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.42% fail on Location
      • 0.21% fail on Condition
    • 0.42% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.21% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.21% fail on Attachment
    • 0.42% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.21% fail on General condition
    • 0.21% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.21% fail on Condition
  • 9.4% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 5.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 4.0% fail on Emissions
    • 0.83% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.63% fail on Cap
      • 0.21% fail on System
    • 0.63% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 8.5% fail on Steering (67% worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 7.3% fail on Steering system (74% worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.63% fail on Power steering
      • 0.42% fail on Other components
      • 0.21% fail on Operation
    • 0.63% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 7.3% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.0% fail on Washers
    • 3.1% fail on Wipers
    • 0.21% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.21% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.6% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.3% fail on Body condition
    • 1.9% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.9% fail on Chassis
    • 0.42% fail on Seats
      • 0.42% fail on Drivers
    • 0.21% fail on Body security
  • 3.1% fail on Tyres
    • 1.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.21% fail on Size/type
  • 2.1% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.1% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.5% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.63% fail on Condition
      • 0.21% fail on Requirements
  • 1.0% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.21% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.21% fail on Attachment

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