Volvo 480 MOT Results

Registered in 1995
54.3% pass rate
from 81 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 480 is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 9.9% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 7.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 6.2% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.2% fail on Rear lamps
    • 7.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.2% fail on Individual lamps
  • 21% fail on Brakes
    • 15% fail on Brake performance
      • 11% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Front wheels
      • 4.9% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance
    • 3.7% fail on Parking brake
      • 3.7% fail on Condition
    • 3.7% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 3.7% fail on Components
        • 2.5% fail on Pipes
        • 1.2% fail on Hoses
    • 2.5% fail on Hub components
      • 2.5% fail on Brake pads
    • 1.2% fail on Mechanical components
      • 1.2% fail on Cable
  • 14% fail on Suspension
    • 6.2% fail on Drive shafts
      • 6.2% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 6.2% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 4.9% fail on Coil springs (3 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.2% fail on Attachment
    • 1.2% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.2% fail on Front
    • 1.2% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.2% fail on Component mounting
  • 9.9% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 6.2% fail on Emissions
    • 2.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.2% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 7.4% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.7% fail on Wipers
    • 2.5% fail on Washers
    • 1.2% fail on Windscreen
  • 6.2% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.5% fail on Engine mountings (39 times worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.2% fail on Chassis
    • 1.2% fail on Body condition
    • 1.2% fail on Seats
      • 1.2% fail on Drivers
  • 3.7% fail on Steering
    • 2.5% fail on Steering system
      • 2.5% fail on Track rod end
    • 1.2% fail on Power steering
      • 1.2% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 3.7% fail on Tyres
    • 2.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.2% fail on Condition
  • 1.2% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.2% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.2% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp

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