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SAAB 99 MOT Results

73.5% pass rate
from 117 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 SAAB 99 is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 12% fail on Brake performance
      • 7.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (160% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 7.7% fail on Rbt (sp) (180% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Parking brake performance (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 6.0% fail on Rbt (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 5.1% fail on Parking brake performance (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 0.85% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 3.4% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.4% fail on Rbt
          • 3.4% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.85% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.7% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.7% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.7% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 1.7% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 1.7% fail on Hand lever (9 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.7% fail on Lever
    • 0.85% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.85% fail on Master cylinder
    • 0.85% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.85% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.85% fail on Brake pads
  • 12% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.3% fail on Headlamp
    • 4.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.4% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.85% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.6% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 2.6% fail on Horn
    • 1.7% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 7.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 7.7% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 7.7% fail on Spark ignition
        • 6.8% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.85% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 6.8% fail on Visibility
    • 5.1% fail on Washers
    • 1.7% fail on Wipers
  • 6.8% fail on Suspension
    • 6.0% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.85% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.85% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 6.0% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 1.7% fail on Chassis
      • 1.7% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.7% fail on Transmission
      • 1.7% fail on Drive shafts
        • 1.7% fail on Joints
    • 0.85% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.85% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.85% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.85% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
  • 1.7% fail on Steering
    • 0.85% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.85% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.85% fail on Steering play
      • 0.85% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.85% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.85% fail on Registration plates