Volvo 440 MOT Results

Registered in 1994
45.7% pass rate
from 140 tests in 2017
(32% 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.

  • 26% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 9.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.7% fail on Front lamps
      • 4.3% fail on Rear lamps
    • 7.1% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 6.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.1% fail on Battery
    • 2.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.4% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.71% fail on Side repeaters
    • 2.1% fail on Hazard warning (4 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Switch (6 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Lamp
      • 0.71% fail on Tell tale
    • 1.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.4% fail on Fog lamp
    • 1.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.71% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.71% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.71% fail on Dipswitch
    • 1.4% fail on Horn
  • 24% fail on Suspension
    • 13% fail on Prescribed areas (97% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 11% fail on Component mounting (120% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 5.0% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 4.3% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.71% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 2.9% fail on Coil springs
      • 2.1% fail on Condition
      • 0.71% fail on Location
    • 2.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 2.1% fail on Drive shafts
      • 2.1% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 2.1% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 0.71% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.71% fail on Condition
    • 0.71% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.71% fail on Condition
    • 0.71% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.71% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.71% fail on Condition
  • 23% fail on Brakes (58% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 11% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.7% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 5.0% fail on Front wheels
      • 5.0% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.71% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 8.6% fail on Parking brake (8 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 8.6% fail on Condition (8 times worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 5.7% fail on Components
        • 4.3% fail on Pipes
        • 1.4% fail on Hoses
      • 0.71% fail on Leaks
    • 1.4% fail on Hub components
      • 1.4% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.71% fail on Restricted movement
  • 16% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 13% fail on Exhaust system (160% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Emissions
  • 14% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 9.3% fail on Wipers
    • 5.0% fail on Washers
  • 7.9% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 3.6% fail on Body condition
    • 2.9% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 2.9% fail on Chassis
    • 0.71% fail on Doors
      • 0.71% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.71% fail on Seats
      • 0.71% fail on Drivers
  • 3.6% fail on Tyres
    • 2.9% fail on Condition
    • 1.4% fail on Tread depth
  • 3.6% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.6% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.9% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.71% fail on Condition
  • 2.1% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 2.1% fail on Registration plate

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