Volvo 960 MOT Results

Registered in 1991
61.9% pass rate
from 63 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 1991 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo 960 is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Brakes
    • 16% fail on Brake performance
      • 7.9% fail on Service brake performance
        • 7.9% fail on Rbt
          • 7.9% fail on Service brake performance
      • 6.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 4.8% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 1.6% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 4.8% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 3.2% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 3.2% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 1.6% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
    • 3.2% fail on Parking brake control (5 times worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Lever (5 times worse than other 1991 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 1.6% fail on Hand lever
    • 1.6% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.6% fail on Master cylinder
    • 1.6% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.6% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.6% fail on Brake discs
  • 16% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.2% fail on Position lamp
    • 3.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.2% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 3.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 3.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 3.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 3.2% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.6% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 1.6% fail on Horn
    • 1.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.6% fail on Individual direction indicators
  • 7.9% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 4.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.2% fail on Fuel system
      • 3.2% fail on Pipe (10 times worse than other 1991 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Seats
      • 1.6% fail on Driver's seat
  • 6.3% fail on Visibility
    • 4.8% fail on Washers
    • 3.2% fail on Wipers
  • 6.3% fail on Suspension
    • 3.2% fail on Springs
      • 3.2% fail on Coil springs
        • 3.2% fail on Coil spring
    • 1.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.6% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.6% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 4.8% fail on Steering
    • 3.2% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.6% fail on Drag link end
      • 1.6% fail on Track rod end
    • 1.6% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.6% fail on Steering rack
    • 1.6% fail on Steering coupling
      • 1.6% fail on Universal joint
  • 4.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 3.2% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.2% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.6% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 1.6% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 1.6% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.6% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 1.6% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plates
  • 1.6% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 1.6% fail on Speedometer
  • 1.6% fail on Tyres
    • 1.6% fail on Size/type

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