Volvo 440 MOT Results

Registered in 1995
56.8% pass rate
from 118 tests in 2020
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.

  • 19% fail on Suspension
    • 13% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (160% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 5.1% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Springs
      • 2.5% fail on Coil springs
        • 2.5% fail on Coil spring
    • 1.7% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.7% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 0.85% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.85% fail on Sub-frame
  • 16% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 5.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 5.9% fail on Individual direction indicators (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.4% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.5% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.7% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.85% fail on Horn
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.85% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.85% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.85% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 14% fail on Brakes
    • 8.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.9% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 5.9% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 2.5% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 2.5% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.7% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.85% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.5% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.5% fail on Rbt
          • 2.5% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.85% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.85% fail on Rbt
          • 0.85% fail on Service brake performance
    • 4.2% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 2.5% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.7% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.7% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.7% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (9 times worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 0.85% fail on Cable
        • 0.85% fail on Lever
      • 0.85% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.85% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.7% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.7% fail on Lever
    • 0.85% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.85% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.85% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.85% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.85% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.85% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
  • 14% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 8.5% fail on Exhaust system (130% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Transmission
      • 4.2% fail on Drive shafts
        • 4.2% fail on Joints
    • 1.7% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.7% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.85% fail on Body
      • 0.85% fail on Other body component
    • 0.85% fail on Doors
      • 0.85% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.85% fail on Door condition
  • 13% fail on Visibility
    • 7.6% fail on Wipers
    • 5.9% fail on Washers
    • 0.85% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.85% fail on Windscreen
  • 7.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 7.6% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 7.6% fail on Spark ignition
        • 5.9% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 2.5% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.85% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.85% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
  • 4.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 4.2% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.4% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.85% fail on Condition
  • 2.5% fail on Tyres
    • 2.5% fail on Tread depth
  • 1.7% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.85% fail on Steering
    • 0.85% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.85% fail on Steering rack

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