SAAB 9000 MOT Results

Registered in 1994
52.1% pass rate
from 71 tests in 2020
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.

  • 23% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 14% fail on Headlamps (3 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 11% fail on Headlamp (3 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Headlamp levelling device (18 times worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 8.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 7.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 5.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.8% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 2.8% fail on Horn
      • 1.4% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 1.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.4% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.4% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 1.4% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.4% fail on Hazard warning
      • 1.4% fail on Switch
  • 17% fail on Brakes
    • 14% fail on Brake performance
      • 13% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (3 times worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 13% fail on Rbt (sp) (3 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 4.2% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 4.2% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 4.2% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.8% fail on Rbt
          • 2.8% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.4% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.8% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.8% fail on Rbt
          • 2.8% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 2.8% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 2.8% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.8% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.8% fail on Brake pads
      • 2.8% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 2.8% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.4% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 1.4% fail on Hand lever
    • 1.4% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 1.4% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 1.4% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.4% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 15% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 5.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 5.6% fail on Transmission
      • 5.6% fail on Drive shafts
        • 5.6% fail on Joints
    • 2.8% fail on Chassis
      • 2.8% fail on Chassis condition
    • 2.8% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.4% fail on Hose
      • 1.4% fail on Pipe
    • 1.4% fail on Body
      • 1.4% fail on Panel
    • 1.4% fail on Load security
      • 1.4% fail on Tailgate
        • 1.4% fail on Tailgate condition
  • 13% fail on Suspension
    • 7.0% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 5.6% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 5.6% fail on Pins and bushes (12 times worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.4% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 8.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 5.6% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (17 times worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.8% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 7.0% fail on Visibility
    • 5.6% fail on Wipers
    • 4.2% fail on Washers
  • 7.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 7.0% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 7.0% fail on Spark ignition
        • 5.6% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.4% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 1.4% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 1.4% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 5.6% fail on Tyres
    • 4.2% fail on Condition
    • 1.4% fail on Tread depth
  • 1.4% fail on Steering
    • 1.4% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.4% fail on Track rod end

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