Volvo 960 MOT Results

Registered in 1995
59.7% pass rate
from 310 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 1995 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo 960 is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (36% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 7.1% fail on Headlamp aim (87% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 7.1% fail on Headlamp aim (96% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.8% fail on Electrical equipment (190% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Battery(ies) (3 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Horn
    • 3.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.2% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.65% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.65% fail on Side repeaters
    • 3.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.9% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.32% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.32% fail on Switch
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.65% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.97% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.97% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.97% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 15% fail on Suspension
    • 8.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Linkage ball joints (3 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (5 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint dust cover (5 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.97% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.65% fail on Ball joint
    • 2.6% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 2.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.9% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.65% fail on Ball joint
    • 2.6% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.65% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.32% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.32% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.32% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.32% fail on Sub-frame
    • 0.32% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.32% fail on Ball joint
  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 9.4% fail on Brake performance
      • 7.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (160% worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 7.7% fail on Rbt (sp) (180% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.9% fail on Rbt
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.32% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.9% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.9% fail on Rbt
          • 1.9% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.32% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.32% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.32% fail on Service brake performance
    • 4.8% fail on Mechanical brake components (150% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Brake linings and pads (180% worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 3.5% fail on Brake pads (190% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (7 times worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 0.97% fail on Cable (9 times worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on Linkage
      • 0.32% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.32% fail on Brake discs
    • 3.2% fail on Parking brake control (5 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Lever (5 times worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.97% fail on Hand lever (3 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Pedal
    • 0.65% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.65% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.65% fail on Other braking system component (7 times worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.32% fail on Valves
    • 0.32% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.32% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 9.0% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 6.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.97% fail on Chassis
      • 0.97% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.97% fail on Doors
      • 0.65% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.65% fail on Door condition
      • 0.32% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.32% fail on Door condition
    • 0.65% fail on Transmission
      • 0.65% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.32% fail on Prop shaft
        • 0.32% fail on Flexible couplings
    • 0.32% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.32% fail on Pipe
    • 0.32% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.32% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 9.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 8.7% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 8.4% fail on Spark ignition
        • 6.8% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.3% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.65% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 0.32% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.32% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.97% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.97% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.32% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 7.1% fail on Visibility
    • 4.2% fail on Wipers
    • 2.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.32% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.32% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.32% fail on View to rear
      • 0.32% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.5% fail on Steering
    • 1.9% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.9% fail on Steering rack
    • 1.6% fail on Power steering (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Pump (23 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Other components
      • 0.32% fail on Operation
    • 0.97% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.97% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.32% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.32% fail on Universal joint
  • 4.5% fail on Tyres
    • 2.3% fail on Condition
    • 2.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.32% fail on Size/type
  • 1.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.3% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.97% fail on Condition
      • 0.32% fail on Attachment
    • 0.32% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp

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