Volvo 440 MOT Results

Registered in 1996
48.5% pass rate
from 66 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 1996 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo 440 is unusually good or bad.

  • 26% fail on Brakes (100% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 18% fail on Brake performance (140% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 7.6% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 7.6% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 7.6% fail on Service brake imbalance (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 7.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 7.6% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 6.1% fail on Service brake performance
        • 6.1% fail on Rbt
          • 6.1% fail on Service brake performance
      • 6.1% fail on Parking brake performance (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 6.1% fail on Rbt (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
          • 4.5% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 1.5% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
    • 6.1% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (9 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Hand lever (15 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Pedal
    • 4.5% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.0% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 3.0% fail on Brake discs
      • 1.5% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.5% fail on Brake pads
    • 3.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.5% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.5% fail on Lever
    • 1.5% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 1.5% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 24% fail on Suspension
    • 17% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 9.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 7.6% fail on Pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.5% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.5% fail on Springs
      • 1.5% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.5% fail on Coil spring
    • 1.5% fail on Sub-frames
      • 1.5% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
  • 21% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 7.6% fail on Electrical equipment (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Horn (4 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 1.5% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 6.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 6.1% fail on Position lamp
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.0% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 15% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 7.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 6.1% fail on Transmission
      • 6.1% fail on Drive shafts
        • 6.1% fail on Joints
    • 4.5% fail on Body (7 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Body condition
      • 1.5% fail on Panel
      • 1.5% fail on Other body component
    • 1.5% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.5% fail on System
  • 9.1% fail on Visibility
    • 6.1% fail on Washers
    • 3.0% fail on Wipers
  • 9.1% fail on Tyres
    • 6.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.0% fail on Condition
  • 3.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 3.0% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.0% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.0% fail on Catalyst emissions
  • 1.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.5% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp

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