Volvo 940 MOT Results

Registered in 1995
60.4% pass rate
from 664 tests in 2017
Pass rate by mileage
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 1995 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo 940 is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 8.3% fail on Position lamps (77% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Front lamps (110% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.15% fail on All position lamps
    • 7.4% fail on Registration plate lamp (70% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.2% fail on Battery (110% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.5% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.60% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.30% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim (60% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Horn
    • 1.8% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.8% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.60% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.45% fail on Lamp
      • 0.15% fail on Switch
    • 0.30% fail on Headlamps (90% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Headlamp (89% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.15% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.15% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 6.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.9% fail on Front wheels
      • 2.7% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance (64% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.30% fail on Service brake performance (83% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Hub components
      • 3.0% fail on Brake pads (110% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.15% fail on Brake back plates
      • 0.15% fail on Brake calipers
    • 3.0% fail on Hydraulic systems (48% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Components (51% better than other 1995 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Hoses
      • 0.45% fail on Leaks
    • 2.4% fail on Parking brake (160% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Condition (160% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on ABS
    • 0.45% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.15% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.15% fail on Cable
    • 0.15% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.15% fail on Operation
    • 0.15% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.15% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
  • 14% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 9.5% fail on Exhaust system (95% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Emissions
    • 1.4% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 1.1% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.60% fail on Cap
      • 0.30% fail on Pipe
      • 0.15% fail on Hose
  • 7.7% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.0% fail on Wipers
    • 2.3% fail on Washers
    • 0.60% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.60% fail on Mirrors
  • 7.5% fail on Suspension (57% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Prescribed areas (40% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.15% fail on Spring mounting
      • 0.15% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 1.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (58% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.30% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.15% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.1% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.90% fail on Suspension arms (68% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (71% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Attachment
    • 0.45% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.30% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.30% fail on Condition
    • 0.30% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.30% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.15% fail on Torsion bars
      • 0.15% fail on Attachment
    • 0.15% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.15% fail on Front
  • 6.8% fail on Tyres
    • 3.5% fail on Condition
    • 3.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.60% fail on Size/type
  • 4.4% fail on Steering
    • 3.5% fail on Steering system
      • 2.3% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.4% fail on Steering rack
    • 1.1% fail on Power steering
      • 0.30% fail on Operation
      • 0.30% fail on Rams (7 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Other components
      • 0.15% fail on Drive system
    • 0.30% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.15% fail on Steering control
      • 0.15% fail on Steering wheel
  • 3.5% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.3% fail on Body condition
    • 0.90% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.90% fail on Chassis
    • 0.30% fail on Seats
      • 0.15% fail on Passengers
      • 0.15% fail on Drivers
    • 0.15% fail on Doors
      • 0.15% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.15% fail on Load security
      • 0.15% fail on Bootlid
  • 2.4% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (52% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Seat belts (53% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Prescribed areas (60% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Condition
    • 0.30% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.30% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 1.4% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.30% fail on Towbars
    • 0.30% fail on Towbar

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