Volvo 960 MOT Results

Registered in 1997
63.6% pass rate
from 88 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 1997 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo 960 is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 8.0% fail on Battery (5 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.5% fail on Headlamp
    • 4.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.4% fail on Individual lamps
        • 2.3% fail on Side repeaters
    • 3.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.3% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.1% fail on Rear lamps
    • 2.3% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 2.3% fail on Fog lamp
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.3% fail on Horn
    • 1.1% fail on Stop lamp
  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 10% fail on Brake performance
      • 9.1% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 3.4% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.1% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 1.1% fail on Front wheels
    • 6.8% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 6.8% fail on Components
        • 6.8% fail on Hoses (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Parking brake (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Hub components
      • 3.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.1% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.1% fail on Restricted movement
  • 14% fail on Suspension
    • 10% fail on Anti-roll bars (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 4.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (5 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Attachment
    • 3.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.1% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 6.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 5.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.1% fail on Emissions
  • 5.7% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.4% fail on Wipers
    • 3.4% fail on Washers
  • 4.5% fail on Tyres
    • 3.4% fail on Condition
    • 2.3% fail on Tread depth
  • 2.3% fail on Steering
    • 2.3% fail on Steering system
      • 1.1% fail on Steering rack
      • 1.1% fail on Track rod end
  • 2.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.3% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 2.3% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 1.1% fail on Road Wheels
    • 1.1% fail on Attachment
  • 1.1% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.1% fail on Doors
      • 1.1% fail on Passengers other
  • 1.1% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate

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