SAAB 9000 MOT Results

Registered in 1995
59.3% pass rate
from 113 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 1995 cars and highlighted areas where the SAAB 9000 is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 6.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.3% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.88% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 6.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 6.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 5.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 4.4% fail on Side repeaters (4 times worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 0.88% fail on Switch
    • 3.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.88% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.88% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.88% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.88% fail on Switch
    • 0.88% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.88% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 18% fail on Suspension
    • 8.0% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 6.2% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 4.4% fail on Pins and bushes (11 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Linkage
    • 3.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.8% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.8% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.88% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.88% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.88% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Brake performance
      • 7.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 7.1% fail on Rbt (sp) (160% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.5% fail on Rbt
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.7% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 2.7% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.88% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.88% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.88% fail on Rbt
          • 0.88% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 1.8% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (6 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.88% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 1.8% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.88% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.88% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.88% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.88% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.8% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.8% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.88% fail on Rigid brake pipes
  • 13% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 9.7% fail on Exhaust system (160% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Transmission
      • 2.7% fail on Drive shafts
        • 2.7% fail on Joints
    • 1.8% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.88% fail on Tank
      • 0.88% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.88% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.88% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.88% fail on Chassis
      • 0.88% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.88% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.88% fail on Body
      • 0.88% fail on Other body component
  • 9.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 9.7% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 9.7% fail on Spark ignition
        • 5.3% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 4.4% fail on Emissions not tested (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 0.88% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 1.8% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.8% fail on Other leaks (12 times worse than other 1995 cars)
  • 6.2% fail on Visibility
    • 3.5% fail on Wipers
    • 3.5% fail on Washers
  • 5.3% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.7% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.8% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.88% fail on Condition
    • 2.7% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (3 times worse than other 1995 cars)
  • 1.8% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.8% fail on Registration plates
  • 1.8% fail on Steering
    • 0.88% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.88% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.88% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.88% fail on Track rod end
  • 1.8% fail on Tyres
    • 1.8% fail on Condition
  • 0.88% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.88% fail on Speedometer

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