Volvo 940 MOT Results

Registered in 1994
56.4% pass rate
from 459 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 1994 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo 940 is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 8.9% fail on Position lamps (94% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 7.2% fail on Front lamps (140% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Rear lamps
    • 6.5% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 5.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.6% fail on Battery
    • 2.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.5% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.44% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.22% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.0% fail on Horn
    • 1.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.5% fail on Fog lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamp aim (72% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 0.65% fail on Headlamps (78% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Headlamp (77% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.22% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 17% fail on Brakes
    • 8.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.4% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 3.5% fail on Front wheels
      • 2.4% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.87% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 4.4% fail on Hub components (110% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.7% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.44% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.22% fail on Brake back plates
    • 3.9% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 3.5% fail on Components
        • 3.3% fail on Hoses (110% worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.65% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 1.7% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.7% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on ABS
    • 1.1% fail on Service brake control components (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Pedal (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Anti-slip (5 times worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 0.65% fail on Mechanical components (3 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Cable (4 times worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.22% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.22% fail on Components
        • 0.22% fail on Servos
  • 15% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (48% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 8.7% fail on Emissions (58% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 7.8% fail on Exhaust system (61% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.1% fail on Cap (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on System
      • 0.22% fail on Pipe
    • 1.1% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 11% fail on Suspension (33% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 5.2% fail on Component mounting
    • 2.6% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.6% fail on Condition
    • 1.7% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.87% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.22% fail on Attachment
    • 0.87% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.65% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.22% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.65% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.44% fail on Rear
      • 0.22% fail on Front
    • 0.44% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.44% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.22% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.22% fail on Condition
    • 0.22% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.22% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.22% fail on Panhard rods
      • 0.22% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 6.8% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.1% fail on Wipers
    • 2.0% fail on Washers
    • 0.65% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.44% fail on Windscreen
  • 5.4% fail on Tyres
    • 2.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.22% fail on Size/type
  • 4.6% fail on Steering
    • 4.1% fail on Steering system
      • 2.8% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.87% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.44% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.22% fail on Free play
        • 0.22% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.65% fail on Power steering
      • 0.44% fail on Other components
      • 0.22% fail on Drive system
  • 3.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.6% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.2% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.44% fail on Condition
    • 0.65% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.44% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.22% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 2.8% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (50% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Body condition
    • 0.65% fail on Seats
      • 0.44% fail on Drivers
      • 0.22% fail on Passengers
    • 0.44% fail on Doors
      • 0.44% fail on Drivers
    • 0.22% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.22% fail on Load security
      • 0.22% fail on Bootlid
  • 1.3% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.44% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.22% fail on Condition
    • 0.22% fail on Attachment

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