SAAB 900 MOT Results

Registered in 1994
53.3% pass rate
from 107 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 1994 cars and highlighted areas where the SAAB 900 is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.5% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.8% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.93% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.93% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.93% fail on Rear lamps
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.9% fail on Horn
    • 0.93% fail on Battery
    • 0.93% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.93% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.93% fail on Tell tale
  • 20% fail on Suspension
    • 10% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 7.5% fail on Component mounting
      • 2.8% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 1.9% fail on Spring mounting
    • 4.7% fail on Coil springs (3 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.93% fail on Attachment
    • 2.8% fail on Drive shafts
      • 2.8% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 2.8% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 1.9% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.93% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.93% fail on Condition
  • 17% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.6% fail on Rear wheels
      • 5.6% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 4.7% fail on Front wheels
      • 2.8% fail on Service brake performance
    • 4.7% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 3.7% fail on Components
        • 1.9% fail on Pipes
        • 1.9% fail on Hoses
      • 0.93% fail on Leaks
    • 1.9% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.93% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.93% fail on Pedal
        • 0.93% fail on Condition
    • 0.93% fail on ABS
  • 16% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 12% fail on Exhaust system (150% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Emissions
    • 1.9% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 10% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.7% fail on Wipers
    • 3.7% fail on Washers
    • 0.93% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.93% fail on Windscreen
  • 7.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 5.6% fail on Seat belts
      • 4.7% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.93% fail on Installation check
        • 0.93% fail on Belt(s)/padding
    • 1.9% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.9% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 4.7% fail on Steering
    • 2.8% fail on Steering system
      • 1.9% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.93% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.9% fail on Power steering
      • 1.9% fail on Pipes and hoses (9 times worse than other 1994 cars)
  • 3.7% fail on Tyres
    • 1.9% fail on Condition
    • 1.9% fail on Tread depth
  • 3.7% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 3.7% fail on Body condition
  • 0.93% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.93% fail on Registration plate

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