Volvo 440 MOT Results

Registered in 1992
42.2% pass rate
from 64 tests in 2017
(48% worse than other 1992 cars)
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 1992 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo 440 is unusually good or bad.

  • 28% fail on Brakes (95% worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 20% fail on Brake performance (120% worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 13% fail on Front wheels (2 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 9.4% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 4.7% fail on Service brake performance
      • 3.1% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.6% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 9.4% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 7.8% fail on Components
        • 7.8% fail on Pipes
      • 1.6% fail on Operation
    • 4.7% fail on Parking brake (4 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Hub components
      • 1.6% fail on Brake pads
    • 1.6% fail on Restricted movement
  • 23% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 11% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 6.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.7% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.6% fail on Rear lamps
    • 6.3% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 6.3% fail on Horn
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.1% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.6% fail on Battery
    • 1.6% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.6% fail on Fog lamp
    • 1.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.6% fail on Tell tales
  • 23% fail on Suspension
    • 13% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 13% fail on Component mounting (180% worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 6.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 6.3% fail on Wheel bearings (2 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Front (4 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Rear
    • 4.7% fail on Coil springs
      • 3.1% fail on Location (20 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Condition
    • 4.7% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 4.7% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (3 times worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 1.6% fail on Condition
  • 17% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 13% fail on Exhaust system (180% worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Emissions
  • 9.4% fail on Tyres
    • 7.8% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Tread depth
  • 7.8% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 3.1% fail on Body condition
    • 1.6% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.6% fail on Chassis
    • 1.6% fail on Doors
      • 1.6% fail on Passengers front
    • 1.6% fail on Seats
      • 1.6% fail on Drivers
  • 7.8% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.3% fail on Washers
    • 3.1% fail on Wipers
  • 6.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 6.3% fail on Seat belts
      • 4.7% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 3.1% fail on Requirements (17 times worse than other 1992 cars)
  • 1.6% fail on Steering
    • 1.6% fail on Steering control
      • 1.6% fail on Steering lock
      • 1.6% fail on Steering column
    • 1.6% fail on Steering system
      • 1.6% fail on Steering rack
  • 1.6% fail on Road Wheels
    • 1.6% fail on Condition
  • 1.6% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate

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