Volvo 440 MOT Results

Registered in 1995
57.6% pass rate
from 172 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 1995 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo 440 is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Brakes
    • 14% fail on Brake performance (71% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 8.7% fail on Parking brake performance (160% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 6.4% fail on Rear wheels
      • 4.7% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.58% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.58% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.58% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.8% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 5.2% fail on Components
        • 2.9% fail on Hoses
        • 2.3% fail on Pipes
      • 0.58% fail on Leaks
    • 4.7% fail on Parking brake (3 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Hub components
      • 1.7% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.58% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.58% fail on Cable
  • 19% fail on Suspension
    • 7.0% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 7.0% fail on Component mounting
    • 5.8% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 4.7% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.58% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.58% fail on Attachment
    • 4.1% fail on Coil springs (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.7% fail on Drive shafts
      • 1.7% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 1.7% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 1.2% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.58% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.58% fail on Condition
  • 19% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 8.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.7% fail on Rear lamps (170% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Front lamps
    • 3.5% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.5% fail on Horn (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.7% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.58% fail on Side repeaters
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.7% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.58% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.58% fail on Switch
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.58% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.58% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.58% fail on Battery
    • 0.58% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 11% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 7.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 4.1% fail on Emissions
    • 1.2% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.58% fail on Pipe
      • 0.58% fail on System
    • 1.2% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 7.0% fail on Tyres
    • 3.5% fail on Condition
    • 3.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.58% fail on Size/type
  • 7.0% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.2% fail on Wipers
    • 2.3% fail on Washers
  • 5.8% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 5.8% fail on Seat belts
      • 5.2% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.58% fail on Requirements
      • 0.58% fail on Condition
  • 5.2% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 3.5% fail on Body condition
    • 1.2% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.2% fail on Chassis
    • 0.58% fail on Seats
      • 0.58% fail on Drivers
  • 2.3% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 2.3% fail on Registration plate
  • 1.7% fail on Steering
    • 1.2% fail on Steering system
      • 0.58% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.58% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.58% fail on Steering control
      • 0.58% fail on Steering wheel

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