Volvo 440 MOT Results

Registered in 1994
59.7% pass rate
from 67 tests in 2020
(14% worse than other 1994 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 1994 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo 440 is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Suspension (94% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 10% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (140% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 9.0% fail on Anti-roll bars (3 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Linkage ball joints (8 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (10 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 3.0% fail on Springs (170% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.5% fail on Coil spring
      • 1.5% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.5% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.5% fail on Suspension arm
    • 1.5% fail on Sub-frames
      • 1.5% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
  • 16% fail on Brakes (50% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 9.0% fail on Brake performance (29% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Service brake performance (16% worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Rbt (20% worse than other 1994 cars)
          • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.5% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 3.0% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (5.6% worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Rbt (sp) (17% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 1.5% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt
          • 1.5% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 4.5% fail on Rigid brake pipes (79% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Flexible brake hoses (10 times worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 1.5% fail on Hand lever
    • 1.5% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 1.5% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 15% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (4.0% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Direction indicators (67% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Flashing type (67% worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 4.5% fail on Individual direction indicators (170% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (4.7% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Rear fog lamp (4.6% better than other 1994 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Rear fog lamp (1.7% better than other 1994 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Switch
    • 3.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (81% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Electrical equipment (65% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Horn (160% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.5% fail on Hazard warning
      • 1.5% fail on Switch
  • 9.0% fail on Body, chassis, structure (12% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Exhaust system (46% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
      • 1.5% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 1.5% fail on Engine mounting
      • 1.5% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 1.5% fail on Doors
      • 1.5% fail on Driver's door
        • 1.5% fail on Hinge
    • 1.5% fail on Cabs
      • 1.5% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 7.5% fail on Visibility (16% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Wipers (76% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Washers (2.2% better than other 1994 cars)
  • 6.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (18% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Exhaust emissions (33% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Spark ignition (26% better than other 1994 cars)
        • 4.5% fail on Catalyst emissions (2.7% better than other 1994 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 1.5% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.5% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 1.5% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.5% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 3.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (12% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.5% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 1.5% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 3.0% fail on Tyres (2.9% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Tread depth (88% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Condition

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