SAAB 9000 MOT Results

Registered in 1995
54.1% pass rate
from 133 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 1995 cars and highlighted areas where the SAAB 9000 is unusually good or bad.

  • 32% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (54% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 9.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 9.0% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 8.3% fail on Direction indicators (180% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 8.3% fail on Flashing type (180% worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 4.5% fail on Side repeaters (4 times worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.5% fail on All direction indicators
    • 7.5% fail on Headlamps (160% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 7.5% fail on Headlamp (170% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.0% fail on Rear lamps
      • 1.5% fail on Front lamps
    • 4.5% fail on Hazard warning (11 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Lamp (14 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Switch (13 times worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.5% fail on Battery
    • 1.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.5% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.75% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.75% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 23% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 11% fail on Components (100% worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 8.3% fail on Pipes (140% worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 4.5% fail on Hoses
        • 0.75% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.75% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.75% fail on Leaks
    • 11% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.0% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 3.8% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.3% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.5% fail on Brake performance not tested (5 times worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Hub components
      • 3.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.5% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.75% fail on Brake calipers
    • 3.0% fail on ABS
    • 0.75% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.75% fail on Condition
    • 0.75% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.75% fail on Pedal
        • 0.75% fail on Condition
  • 20% fail on Suspension
    • 9.0% fail on Anti-roll bars (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (9 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.75% fail on Attachment
    • 6.8% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 6.8% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.75% fail on Spring mounting
      • 0.75% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 6.8% fail on Drive shafts
      • 6.8% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 6.8% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 3.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.5% fail on Attachment (12 times worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.75% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.75% fail on Condition
    • 0.75% fail on Panhard rods
      • 0.75% fail on Condition
  • 12% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 6.8% fail on Fuel system (4 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Hose (29 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on System (6 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Pipe
      • 0.75% fail on Cap
    • 4.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.75% fail on Emissions
    • 0.75% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 8.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 6.0% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (9 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (10 times worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.5% fail on Condition
      • 0.75% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 6.0% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.3% fail on Wipers
    • 0.75% fail on Washers
  • 4.5% fail on Steering
    • 3.8% fail on Steering system
      • 2.3% fail on Steering rack
      • 1.5% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.75% fail on Power steering
      • 0.75% fail on Operation
  • 3.8% fail on Tyres
    • 3.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.75% fail on Size/type
    • 0.75% fail on Tread depth
  • 3.8% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.5% fail on Body condition
    • 0.75% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.75% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.75% fail on Chassis
    • 0.75% fail on Doors
      • 0.75% fail on Passengers other

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