Volvo 940 MOT Results

Registered in 1998
58.5% pass rate
from 364 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 1998 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo 940 is unusually good or bad.

  • 28% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (27% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 9.6% fail on Position lamps (68% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 8.0% fail on Front lamps (94% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Rear lamps
    • 8.2% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 6.0% fail on Direction indicators (120% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Flashing type (120% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 4.7% fail on Individual lamps (170% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.27% fail on All direction indicators
    • 4.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.8% fail on Battery (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim (56% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Horn (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.82% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.27% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.55% fail on Rear reflectors (9 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.27% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.27% fail on Headlamp
  • 12% fail on Brakes (30% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.0% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.5% fail on Front wheels
      • 2.2% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.82% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.82% fail on Service brake performance
    • 3.6% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 3.6% fail on Components
        • 3.3% fail on Hoses
        • 0.27% fail on Pipes
    • 3.0% fail on Hub components
      • 1.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.82% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.27% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.9% fail on ABS
    • 1.4% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.27% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.27% fail on Restricted movement
  • 11% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 9.3% fail on Exhaust system (95% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Emissions (75% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.82% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.55% fail on Hose (10 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Cap
  • 7.1% fail on Suspension (64% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.55% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.27% fail on Condition
      • 0.27% fail on Attachment
    • 1.6% fail on Prescribed areas (75% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Component mounting (69% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.82% fail on Suspension arms (77% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.82% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (76% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.82% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.82% fail on Condition
    • 0.55% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.55% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.55% fail on Torque/reaction arms (14 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (17 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.27% fail on Condition
    • 0.27% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 6.9% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.8% fail on Wipers
    • 1.1% fail on Washers
    • 0.55% fail on Windscreen
  • 5.8% fail on Tyres
    • 3.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.27% fail on Size/type
  • 4.9% fail on Steering
    • 3.0% fail on Steering system
      • 1.9% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.82% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.27% fail on Free play
        • 0.27% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.27% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.6% fail on Power steering
      • 0.55% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.55% fail on Other components
      • 0.27% fail on Operation
      • 0.27% fail on Pump
    • 0.55% fail on Steering operation (5 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Steering control
      • 0.27% fail on Steering shaft
  • 2.2% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 2.2% fail on Registration plate
  • 1.9% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (59% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.55% fail on Chassis
    • 0.55% fail on Body condition
    • 0.55% fail on Doors
      • 0.27% fail on Drivers
      • 0.27% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.27% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.27% fail on Seats
      • 0.27% fail on Drivers
  • 1.6% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (71% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.82% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.82% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.82% fail on Seat belts (81% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Prescribed areas (85% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Condition

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