Volvo 960 MOT Results

Registered in 1996
50.8% pass rate
from 325 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 1996 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo 960 is unusually good or bad.

  • 28% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (33% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 9.5% fail on Registration plate lamp (100% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Direction indicators (140% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Flashing type (140% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 5.2% fail on Individual lamps (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.62% fail on All direction indicators
    • 6.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.6% fail on Battery (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.5% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.8% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.62% fail on All position lamps (7 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Horn (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.2% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.31% fail on Tell tale
  • 21% fail on Brakes (34% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 14% fail on Brake performance (57% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 9.8% fail on Parking brake performance (170% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 7.1% fail on Rear wheels (100% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.31% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.31% fail on Brake operation
    • 5.2% fail on Parking brake (4 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 3.1% fail on Components
        • 3.1% fail on Hoses
      • 0.62% fail on Leaks
    • 2.5% fail on Hub components
      • 2.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.31% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.8% fail on ABS
    • 0.92% fail on Mechanical components (4 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Cable (5 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.31% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.31% fail on Leaks
  • 15% fail on Suspension
    • 7.4% fail on Suspension arms (140% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (110% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Attachment (11 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Condition
    • 5.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (88% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.8% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.92% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.92% fail on Condition
    • 0.92% fail on Prescribed areas (86% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Component mounting (83% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.92% fail on Drive shafts (74% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension (10 times worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.92% fail on Drive shafts (13 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.31% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.31% fail on Condition
  • 14% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 8.3% fail on Emissions
    • 6.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.2% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 8.0% fail on Tyres
    • 4.6% fail on Condition
    • 3.4% fail on Tread depth
  • 6.8% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.3% fail on Wipers
    • 1.2% fail on Washers
    • 0.92% fail on Bonnet (4 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.31% fail on Mirrors
  • 6.2% fail on Steering
    • 3.7% fail on Steering system
      • 1.5% fail on Steering rack
      • 1.2% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.62% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.31% fail on Free play
        • 0.31% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.31% fail on Drag link end
    • 2.5% fail on Power steering (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Other components (8 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.62% fail on Steering control
      • 0.62% fail on Steering coupling (12 times worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.62% fail on Universal joint (13 times worse than other 1996 cars)
  • 3.7% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.2% fail on Doors (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Passengers other (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Drivers
      • 0.62% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.92% fail on Seats
      • 0.92% fail on Drivers
    • 0.31% fail on Body condition
    • 0.31% fail on Load security
      • 0.31% fail on Bootlid
  • 1.8% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (67% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.92% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.31% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.62% fail on Seat belts (87% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Requirements
      • 0.31% fail on Condition
  • 0.92% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.92% fail on Registration plate

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