Volvo 760 MOT Results

Registered in 1989
52.2% pass rate
from 67 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 1989 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo 760 is unusually good or bad.

  • 30% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 10% fail on Position lamps
      • 9.0% fail on Front lamps (2 times worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Rear lamps
    • 9.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 9.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 4.5% fail on Side repeaters
        • 3.0% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.5% fail on All direction indicators
    • 7.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 4.5% fail on Fog lamp
    • 3.0% fail on Battery
    • 3.0% fail on Electrical wiring (10 times worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.5% fail on Hazard warning
      • 1.5% fail on Switch
    • 1.5% fail on Horn
  • 25% fail on Suspension (86% worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 10% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 9.0% fail on Component mounting
      • 1.5% fail on Spring mounting
    • 4.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (3 times worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.5% fail on Attachment
    • 4.5% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 3.0% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 3.0% fail on Condition
    • 1.5% fail on Coil springs
      • 1.5% fail on Condition
    • 1.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.5% fail on Trailing arms
      • 1.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.5% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 1.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 21% fail on Brakes
    • 18% fail on Brake performance (110% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 9.0% fail on Front wheels
      • 7.5% fail on Rear wheels
      • 7.5% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance
    • 6.0% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 6.0% fail on Components
        • 6.0% fail on Hoses (3 times worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Hub components (3 times worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Brake pads (6 times worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.5% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.5% fail on Condition
    • 1.5% fail on Mechanical components
      • 1.5% fail on Cable
  • 16% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 12% fail on Exhaust system (2 times worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Emissions
    • 3.0% fail on Emissions not tested (5 times worse than other 1989 cars)
  • 12% fail on Steering
    • 9.0% fail on Steering system
      • 4.5% fail on Track rod end
      • 3.0% fail on Steering rack
      • 1.5% fail on Free play
        • 1.5% fail on Steering rack
    • 3.0% fail on Power steering
      • 1.5% fail on Rams
      • 1.5% fail on Other components
  • 10% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 4.5% fail on Body condition
    • 4.5% fail on Seats (4 times worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Drivers
      • 1.5% fail on Passengers
    • 1.5% fail on Engine mountings
    • 1.5% fail on Doors
      • 1.5% fail on Passengers other
  • 9.0% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.5% fail on Wipers
    • 4.5% fail on Washers
    • 1.5% fail on Mirrors
  • 7.5% fail on Tyres
    • 4.5% fail on Condition
    • 3.0% fail on Tread depth
  • 7.5% fail on Registration plates and VIN (5 times worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 7.5% fail on Registration plate (5 times worse than other 1989 cars)
  • 3.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.0% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.5% fail on Condition
      • 1.5% fail on Attachment
      • 1.5% fail on Prescribed areas

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