SAAB 900 MOT Results

Registered in 1993
62.4% pass rate
from 452 tests in 2020
(7.9% worse than other 1993 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 1993 cars and highlighted areas where the SAAB 900 is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Brakes (20% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 7.5% fail on Brake performance (2.5% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (100% worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 6.0% fail on Rbt (sp) (120% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Parking brake performance (120% worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Rbt (120% worse than other 1993 cars)
          • 2.4% fail on Parking brake performance (160% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance (63% better than other 1993 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (62% better than other 1993 cars)
          • 0.88% fail on Service brake performance (62% better than other 1993 cars)
          • 0.22% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.66% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (78% better than other 1993 cars)
        • 0.66% fail on Rbt (sp) (78% better than other 1993 cars)
          • 0.66% fail on Service brake imbalance (67% better than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.4% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (4 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Anti-lock braking system (4 times worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes (16% better than other 1993 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Mechanical brake components (11% better than other 1993 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Brake linings and pads (41% worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Brake pads (44% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.22% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.88% fail on Flexible brake hoses (140% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (80% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (2 times worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.22% fail on Lever
    • 0.22% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.22% fail on Servos
  • 12% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (14% better than other 1993 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Direction indicators (64% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Flashing type (64% worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 3.5% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 0.66% fail on Individual direction indicators (54% better than other 1993 cars)
        • 0.44% fail on Switch (9 times worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on All direction indicators
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamps (3.8% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Headlamp (5.8% better than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Headlamp levelling device (4 times worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Stop lamp (19% better than other 1993 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim (46% better than other 1993 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim (48% better than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.8% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (42% better than other 1993 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Rear fog lamp (41% better than other 1993 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Rear fog lamp (47% better than other 1993 cars)
        • 0.44% fail on Switch (74% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (46% better than other 1993 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Electrical equipment (55% better than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Battery(ies) (16% better than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Horn
    • 0.44% fail on Hazard warning (98% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Switch (98% worse than other 1993 cars)
  • 12% fail on Suspension (2.5% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 7.3% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (68% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Suspension arms (2.7% better than other 1993 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint (9.8% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (5 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Ball joint dust cover (37% better than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.22% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.1% fail on Springs (1.0% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Coil springs (29% worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 0.66% fail on Coil spring (14% better than other 1993 cars)
        • 0.44% fail on Mounting (4 times worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Shock absorbers (37% better than other 1993 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Wheel bearings (69% better than other 1993 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.22% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 0.22% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.22% fail on Sub-frame
    • 0.22% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.22% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 10% fail on Body, chassis, structure (2.3% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Transmission (99% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Drive shafts (120% worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 4.9% fail on Joints (130% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.22% fail on Joints
    • 3.1% fail on Exhaust system (3.3% better than other 1993 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Integral vehicle structure (54% better than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (53% better than other 1993 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Chassis (55% better than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Chassis condition (54% better than other 1993 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Towbar (92% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Vehicle structure (110% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Fuel system (36% better than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Pipe
      • 0.22% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.44% fail on Seats (22% better than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Driver's seat (22% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Body
      • 0.22% fail on Panel
    • 0.22% fail on Doors
      • 0.22% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.22% fail on Door condition
    • 0.22% fail on Floor
  • 10% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (43% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 10.0% fail on Exhaust emissions (51% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 10.0% fail on Spark ignition (67% worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 8.6% fail on Catalyst emissions (99% worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (12 times worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 0.88% fail on Emissions not tested (18% better than other 1993 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.22% fail on Oxygen sensor
      • 0.22% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.22% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 0.44% fail on Fluid leaks (32% better than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.22% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
      • 0.22% fail on Other leaks
  • 9.5% fail on Visibility (37% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Washers (89% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Wipers (7.8% better than other 1993 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.22% fail on View to rear
      • 0.22% fail on Mirrors
  • 6.4% fail on Steering (49% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Steering gear (130% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Steering rack (170% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Steering linkage components (5.2% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Track rod end (69% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Prescribed areas (180% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Steering column (9 times worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Power steering
      • 0.22% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 2.7% fail on Tyres (8.3% better than other 1993 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Condition (25% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Tread depth (39% better than other 1993 cars)
  • 2.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (23% better than other 1993 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Seat belts (20% better than other 1993 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Prescribed areas (12% better than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Condition (3.8% better than other 1993 cars)
  • 0.44% fail on Identification of the vehicle (51% better than other 1993 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Registration plates (51% better than other 1993 cars)

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