SAAB 900 MOT Results

Registered in 1993
54.1% pass rate
from 482 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 1993 cars and highlighted areas where the SAAB 900 is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.8% fail on Direction indicators (120% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 6.8% fail on Flashing type (120% worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 4.4% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.0% fail on Switch (15 times worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.21% fail on Tell tales
    • 5.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.1% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.5% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.41% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.21% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.21% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.21% fail on Dipswitch
    • 2.9% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.9% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 2.9% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.62% fail on Tell tale
    • 2.5% fail on Battery
    • 0.83% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.41% fail on Lamp
      • 0.41% fail on Switch
    • 0.41% fail on Horn
  • 20% fail on Suspension
    • 11% fail on Prescribed areas (76% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 10% fail on Component mounting (110% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Spring mounting
      • 0.21% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 5.2% fail on Drive shafts (72% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Front drive shafts (77% worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 5.2% fail on Constant velocity joints (80% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.21% fail on Attachment
    • 1.5% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.5% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.5% fail on Condition
    • 1.0% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.83% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.21% fail on Attachment
    • 0.83% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.62% fail on Condition
      • 0.21% fail on Location
    • 0.62% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.62% fail on Front
    • 0.41% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.41% fail on Condition
    • 0.21% fail on Axles
      • 0.21% fail on Clearance
  • 20% fail on Brakes (34% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 11% fail on Brake performance
      • 9.1% fail on Parking brake performance (160% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Rear wheels (66% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Front wheels (76% better than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.41% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.21% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 6.8% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 6.8% fail on Components
        • 5.8% fail on Hoses (3 times worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Pipes
      • 0.41% fail on Leaks
    • 2.5% fail on ABS (3 times worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Hub components
      • 2.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.21% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.21% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.0% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.41% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.41% fail on Cable
  • 16% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (51% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 8.9% fail on Emissions (61% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.1% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.83% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.83% fail on Cap
  • 8.7% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.6% fail on Wipers
    • 3.9% fail on Washers
    • 0.41% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.41% fail on Windscreen
  • 8.5% fail on Steering (67% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 7.1% fail on Steering system (70% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.21% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.2% fail on Power steering
      • 0.62% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.62% fail on Other components
    • 0.41% fail on Steering control
      • 0.41% fail on Steering column
    • 0.21% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 4.6% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.9% fail on Body condition
    • 1.0% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.0% fail on Chassis
    • 0.62% fail on Seats
      • 0.41% fail on Passengers
      • 0.21% fail on Drivers
    • 0.41% fail on Doors
      • 0.41% fail on Drivers
  • 3.9% fail on Tyres
    • 2.5% fail on Condition
    • 1.5% fail on Tread depth
  • 3.7% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.7% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.7% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.83% fail on Condition
      • 0.21% fail on Requirements
  • 0.62% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.62% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.21% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.21% fail on Attachment

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