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Citroen AX MOT Results

73.9% pass rate
from 69 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 pre-1990 cars and highlighted areas where the Citroen AX is unusually good or bad.

  • 16% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 7.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 7.2% fail on Headlamp
    • 5.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 5.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 5.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 4.3% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 1.4% fail on Side repeaters
    • 2.9% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.4% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 1.4% fail on Horn
    • 1.4% fail on Hazard warning
      • 1.4% fail on Switch
  • 13% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 5.8% fail on Transmission (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Drive shafts (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 5.8% fail on Joints (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Seats (6 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Driver's seat (8 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Chassis
      • 1.4% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.4% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.4% fail on Pipe
  • 10% fail on Brakes
    • 8.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 7.2% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 7.2% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 7.2% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance
      • 4.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 4.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 2.9% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.9% fail on Rbt
          • 2.9% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt
          • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 1.4% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.4% fail on Load sensing valves
  • 8.7% fail on Visibility
    • 7.2% fail on Washers
    • 4.3% fail on Wipers
  • 8.7% fail on Suspension
    • 4.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.9% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 2.9% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.4% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.4% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.4% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 5.8% fail on Tyres (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Condition
    • 2.9% fail on Tread depth
  • 2.9% fail on Steering
    • 2.9% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.9% fail on Track rod end
  • 2.9% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 2.9% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 1.4% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.4% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 1.4% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.4% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 1.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.4% fail on Prescribed areas
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