Volvo 940 MOT Results

Registered in 1993
57.6% pass rate
from 476 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 1993 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo 940 is unusually good or bad.

  • 27% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (33% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 7.8% fail on Position lamps (72% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Front lamps
      • 3.6% fail on Rear lamps (110% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 7.1% fail on Stop lamp (100% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Registration plate lamp (71% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Battery (160% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.1% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.1% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.21% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.9% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 2.9% fail on Fog lamp
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.1% fail on Horn
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.42% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.42% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.21% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.21% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.42% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 18% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (69% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 9.7% fail on Exhaust system (110% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 9.5% fail on Emissions (71% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Emissions not tested (160% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.63% fail on Pipe
      • 0.63% fail on Cap
      • 0.42% fail on Tank
      • 0.21% fail on System
  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 8.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.6% fail on Front wheels
      • 3.4% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.9% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.84% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.63% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.21% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.21% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.2% fail on Hub components
      • 2.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.84% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.21% fail on Brake back plates
    • 2.9% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 2.9% fail on Components
        • 2.7% fail on Hoses
        • 0.21% fail on Reservoirs
    • 2.1% fail on ABS (3 times worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.5% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on Service brake control components (3 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Pedal (3 times worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Anti-slip (6 times worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Mechanical components (3 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Cable (4 times worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Restricted movement (3 times worse than other 1993 cars)
  • 9.2% fail on Suspension (42% better than other 1993 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 4.0% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.21% fail on Spring mounting
    • 1.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.42% fail on Condition
    • 1.7% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.84% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.42% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.42% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.84% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.84% fail on Condition
    • 0.42% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.21% fail on Front
      • 0.21% fail on Rear
    • 0.21% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.21% fail on Condition
  • 7.8% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.0% fail on Wipers
    • 2.3% fail on Washers
    • 0.63% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.21% fail on Mirrors
  • 6.1% fail on Tyres
    • 3.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.42% fail on Size/type
  • 4.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.9% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.9% fail on Chassis
    • 1.9% fail on Body condition
    • 0.63% fail on Seats
      • 0.42% fail on Drivers
      • 0.21% fail on Passengers
  • 3.8% fail on Steering
    • 3.4% fail on Steering system
      • 2.5% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.63% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.21% fail on Free play
        • 0.21% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.21% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.42% fail on Power steering
      • 0.42% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.21% fail on Steering control
      • 0.21% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.21% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.21% fail on Steering operation
  • 2.1% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.1% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.7% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.21% fail on Condition
      • 0.21% fail on Attachment
  • 1.3% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate

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