Volvo 940 MOT Results

Registered in 1994
56.2% pass rate
from 411 tests in 2020
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.

  • 16% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 6.3% fail on Stop lamp (91% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Position lamps (120% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Position lamp (130% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.5% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 1.5% fail on Horn
      • 0.24% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 2.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.7% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.73% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.5% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.49% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.24% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.24% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.24% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.24% fail on Main beam tell-tale
      • 0.24% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 12% fail on Brakes
    • 8.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.6% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.6% fail on Rbt
          • 2.7% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.97% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 3.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.4% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 2.2% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.9% fail on Rbt
          • 1.7% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.24% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.24% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.24% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 1.2% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.97% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.73% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.24% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.24% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.24% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.24% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 2.7% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.5% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.73% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.73% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.49% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.49% fail on Cable
    • 1.2% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.73% fail on Hand lever (3 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Pedal
    • 0.97% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.97% fail on Lever
    • 0.97% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.97% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.49% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.24% fail on Rigid brake pipes
  • 12% fail on Suspension
    • 4.6% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.7% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.5% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.2% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.24% fail on Suspension arm
    • 2.4% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.73% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.73% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.49% fail on Linkage
      • 0.49% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.24% fail on Anti-roll bar
    • 1.7% fail on Other suspension component (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Ball joint (7 times worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.49% fail on Springs
      • 0.49% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.49% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.49% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.24% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.24% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 11% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 7.8% fail on Exhaust system (130% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.73% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.49% fail on System
      • 0.24% fail on Pipe
    • 0.97% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.97% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.97% fail on Chassis
      • 0.97% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.73% fail on Body
      • 0.73% fail on Other body component
    • 0.73% fail on Seats
      • 0.49% fail on Passenger's seat
      • 0.24% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.49% fail on Towbar
      • 0.24% fail on Towbar condition
      • 0.24% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.49% fail on Doors
      • 0.24% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.24% fail on Door condition
      • 0.24% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.24% fail on Door condition
    • 0.24% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.24% fail on Transmission
      • 0.24% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.24% fail on Prop shaft
    • 0.24% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.24% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.24% fail on Undertray
  • 8.8% fail on Visibility
    • 5.1% fail on Wipers
    • 3.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.49% fail on View to rear
      • 0.49% fail on Mirrors
  • 8.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 7.5% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 7.5% fail on Spark ignition
        • 5.6% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.2% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.49% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.24% fail on Non catalyst emissions
    • 1.9% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.2% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.73% fail on Other leaks (4 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 5.8% fail on Tyres (78% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Condition (110% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.49% fail on Size/type
  • 4.6% fail on Steering
    • 2.9% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.7% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.9% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.9% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.49% fail on Power steering
      • 0.24% fail on Operation
      • 0.24% fail on Other components
  • 2.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.9% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.7% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.24% fail on Condition
    • 0.49% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.49% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.49% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.24% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.24% fail on Condition

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