SAAB 9000 MOT Results

Registered in 1994
52.4% pass rate
from 82 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 9000 is unusually good or bad.

  • 33% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (64% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 16% fail on Headlamps (4 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 15% fail on Headlamp (4 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (28 times worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 1.2% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 9.8% fail on Direction indicators (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 9.8% fail on Flashing type (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 4.9% fail on Side repeaters (3 times worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 3.7% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.2% fail on All direction indicators
    • 8.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.9% fail on Front lamps
      • 3.7% fail on Rear lamps
    • 8.5% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 7.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 6.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.7% fail on Battery
    • 2.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 2.4% fail on Fog lamp
    • 2.4% fail on Hazard warning
      • 2.4% fail on Switch (12 times worse than other 1994 cars)
  • 24% fail on Brakes
    • 18% fail on Brake performance (120% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 11% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 8.5% fail on Rear wheels
      • 4.9% fail on Brake imbalance (9 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.4% fail on Front wheels
    • 7.3% fail on Parking brake (7 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 7.3% fail on Condition (7 times worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 7.3% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 6.1% fail on Components
        • 3.7% fail on Pipes
        • 1.2% fail on Hoses
        • 1.2% fail on Reservoirs
      • 1.2% fail on Leaks
    • 1.2% fail on Hub components
      • 1.2% fail on Brake pads
  • 20% fail on Suspension
    • 9.8% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 9.8% fail on Component mounting
    • 8.5% fail on Drive shafts
      • 8.5% fail on Front drive shafts (170% worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 8.5% fail on Constant velocity joints (170% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.4% fail on Attachment (23 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.2% fail on Coil springs
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 1.2% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 1.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.2% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.2% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
  • 17% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 9.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 7.3% fail on Emissions
    • 3.7% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.2% fail on Tank
      • 1.2% fail on Hose
      • 1.2% fail on Cap
    • 3.7% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 12% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (150% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 8.5% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (21 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 8.5% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (24 times worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.4% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.2% fail on Requirements
  • 7.3% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.7% fail on Washers
    • 2.4% fail on Wipers
    • 1.2% fail on Mirrors
  • 6.1% fail on Steering
    • 3.7% fail on Steering system
      • 2.4% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.2% fail on Steering rack
    • 1.2% fail on Steering control
      • 1.2% fail on Steering shaft
    • 1.2% fail on Power steering
      • 1.2% fail on Other components
  • 4.9% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.4% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 2.4% fail on Chassis
    • 1.2% fail on Body condition
    • 1.2% fail on Seats
      • 1.2% fail on Passengers
  • 3.7% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 3.7% fail on Registration plate
  • 2.4% fail on Tyres
    • 2.4% fail on Tread depth

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