Volvo 940 MOT Results

Registered in 1992
55.9% pass rate
from 510 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 1992 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo 940 is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.3% fail on Registration plate lamp (110% worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Position lamps (57% worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Front lamps (87% worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Rear lamps
    • 5.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.7% fail on Battery (96% worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.8% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.4% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.39% fail on Tell tales
    • 2.0% fail on Horn
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim (66% better than other 1992 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp (63% better than other 1992 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Fog lamp (60% better than other 1992 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.20% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.20% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.20% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.20% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.20% fail on Switch
  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 10% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.9% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 3.7% fail on Front wheels
      • 2.7% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.39% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.39% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.20% fail on Gradient hand brake
    • 2.5% fail on Hydraulic systems (50% better than other 1992 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Components (52% better than other 1992 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Hoses
      • 0.39% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 2.2% fail on ABS (4 times worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.8% fail on Condition
    • 1.8% fail on Hub components
      • 1.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.39% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.20% fail on Brake back plates
    • 1.4% fail on Mechanical components (6 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Cable (6 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Pivot
    • 0.78% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.78% fail on Pedal
        • 0.59% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.20% fail on Condition
    • 0.20% fail on Restricted movement
  • 12% fail on Suspension
    • 3.5% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 3.3% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.20% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 3.3% fail on Front suspension joints (190% worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.9% fail on Condition
    • 2.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.2% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.59% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.20% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.20% fail on Attachment
      • 0.20% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.59% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.59% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (4 times worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.20% fail on Front
      • 0.20% fail on Rear
    • 0.20% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.20% fail on Location
    • 0.20% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.20% fail on Suspension unit
  • 12% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 8.6% fail on Exhaust system (95% worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Emissions
    • 1.2% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.78% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.78% fail on Cap
  • 10% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 7.1% fail on Wipers (68% worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Washers
    • 0.59% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.20% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.20% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.3% fail on Tyres
    • 3.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.8% fail on Condition
  • 4.7% fail on Steering
    • 3.7% fail on Steering system
      • 2.5% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.2% fail on Steering rack
    • 1.2% fail on Power steering
      • 0.78% fail on Operation (5 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.20% fail on Other components
  • 3.5% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.0% fail on Body condition
    • 0.78% fail on Doors
      • 0.59% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.20% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.39% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.39% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.39% fail on Chassis
    • 0.20% fail on Seats
      • 0.20% fail on Drivers
  • 1.4% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate
  • 1.2% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (69% better than other 1992 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Seat belts (69% better than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Prescribed areas (75% better than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Requirements
      • 0.20% fail on Condition
  • 0.20% fail on Towbars
    • 0.20% fail on Towbar

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