Volvo 440 MOT Results

Registered in 1993
51.3% pass rate
from 115 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 1993 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo 440 is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Suspension
    • 14% fail on Prescribed areas (120% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 14% fail on Component mounting (190% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Drive shafts
      • 2.6% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 2.6% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 1.7% fail on Coil springs
      • 1.7% fail on Condition
    • 1.7% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.7% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.7% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.7% fail on Front
    • 0.87% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.87% fail on Attachment
    • 0.87% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.87% fail on Condition
  • 21% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 5.2% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.6% fail on Rear lamps
      • 1.7% fail on Front lamps
    • 4.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.5% fail on Horn
    • 1.7% fail on Battery
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp
  • 21% fail on Brakes
    • 9.6% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 8.7% fail on Components
        • 5.2% fail on Pipes
        • 3.5% fail on Hoses
      • 0.87% fail on Leaks
    • 8.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.3% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 3.5% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.6% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.7% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 5.2% fail on Parking brake (4 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Hub components
      • 1.7% fail on Brake calipers (9 times worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 0.87% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.87% fail on Cable
    • 0.87% fail on Restricted movement
  • 14% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 10% fail on Exhaust system (120% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Emissions
    • 2.6% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.87% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.87% fail on Hose
  • 9.6% fail on Tyres
    • 5.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.87% fail on Size/type
  • 8.7% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.2% fail on Wipers
    • 4.3% fail on Washers
  • 7.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 7.0% fail on Seat belts
      • 6.1% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.87% fail on Condition
  • 4.3% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.7% fail on Body condition
    • 1.7% fail on Doors
      • 1.7% fail on Passengers other (6 times worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 0.87% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.87% fail on Chassis
  • 1.7% fail on Steering
    • 1.7% fail on Steering system
      • 1.7% fail on Track rod end
  • 1.7% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plate

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