Volvo 940 MOT Results

Registered in 1991
63.0% pass rate
from 327 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 1991 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo 940 is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 8.0% fail on Position lamps (89% worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Front lamps (130% worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Rear lamps
    • 4.6% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.1% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.5% fail on Side repeaters
    • 3.4% fail on Battery
    • 3.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamp aim (70% better than other 1991 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Horn
    • 0.92% fail on Rear fog lamp (81% better than other 1991 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Fog lamp (80% better than other 1991 cars)
    • 0.92% fail on Headlamps (72% better than other 1991 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.31% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.31% fail on Switch
  • 10% fail on Brakes
    • 6.1% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.7% fail on Front wheels
      • 2.4% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.92% fail on Rear wheels (77% better than other 1991 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.31% fail on Service brake performance
    • 2.4% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.8% fail on Components
        • 1.8% fail on Hoses
      • 0.61% fail on Leaks
      • 0.31% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 1.5% fail on Hub components
      • 0.92% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.92% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.92% fail on ABS
    • 0.61% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.61% fail on Condition
    • 0.61% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.61% fail on Cable
    • 0.31% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.31% fail on Pedal
        • 0.31% fail on Anti-slip
  • 10% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 8.0% fail on Exhaust system (88% worse than other 1991 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Emissions
    • 1.2% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.61% fail on Cap
      • 0.61% fail on System
    • 0.61% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 9.8% fail on Suspension (37% better than other 1991 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 2.8% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.61% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.31% fail on Spring mounting
    • 2.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.31% fail on Condition
    • 1.8% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.92% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.92% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.8% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.2% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.31% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.31% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.31% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.31% fail on Condition
    • 0.31% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.31% fail on Rear
  • 6.7% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.3% fail on Wipers
    • 2.1% fail on Washers
    • 0.61% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.31% fail on Mirrors
  • 6.4% fail on Steering
    • 5.2% fail on Steering system
      • 3.4% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.92% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.61% fail on Free play
        • 0.61% fail on Steering rack (5 times worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.92% fail on Power steering
      • 0.31% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.31% fail on Pump
      • 0.31% fail on Other components
    • 0.61% fail on Steering operation
  • 5.8% fail on Tyres
    • 3.7% fail on Condition
    • 2.4% fail on Tread depth
  • 5.2% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.8% fail on Body condition
    • 1.5% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.5% fail on Chassis
    • 1.2% fail on Speedometer (13 times worse than other 1991 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Doors
      • 0.31% fail on Passengers other
  • 1.2% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.61% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (85% better than other 1991 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Seat belts (85% better than other 1991 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Prescribed areas (82% better than other 1991 cars)

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