Volvo V90 MOT Results

Registered in 1997
65.0% pass rate
from 163 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 1997 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo V90 is unusually good or bad.

  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 12% fail on Brake performance
      • 10% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (190% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 10% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt
          • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.61% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.61% fail on Rbt
          • 0.61% fail on Service brake performance
    • 4.3% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.1% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 3.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.2% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 1.2% fail on Cable (6 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.61% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.2% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.2% fail on Lever
    • 0.61% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.61% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.61% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.61% fail on Servos
    • 0.61% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.61% fail on Brake fluid
  • 12% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.5% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.61% fail on Side repeaters
    • 2.5% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 2.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 2.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 1.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.8% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.8% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.8% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.2% fail on Horn
      • 0.61% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp
  • 9.8% fail on Suspension
    • 6.7% fail on Anti-roll bars (140% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Pins and bushes (7 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 1.8% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.61% fail on Linkage
      • 0.61% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.61% fail on Ball joint
    • 3.7% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.7% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.2% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.61% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.61% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.2% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 8.6% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 4.9% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.2% fail on Doors
      • 0.61% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.61% fail on Door condition
      • 0.61% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.61% fail on Door condition
    • 1.2% fail on Seats
      • 1.2% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.61% fail on Chassis
      • 0.61% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.61% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.61% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.61% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.61% fail on Transmission
      • 0.61% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.61% fail on Joints
  • 6.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 6.7% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 6.1% fail on Spark ignition
        • 5.5% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.61% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.61% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.61% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.61% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.61% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.61% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.61% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.61% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 4.9% fail on Visibility
    • 2.5% fail on Wipers
    • 1.8% fail on Washers
    • 0.61% fail on View to rear
      • 0.61% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.9% fail on Tyres
    • 3.1% fail on Condition
    • 1.8% fail on Tread depth
  • 3.7% fail on Steering
    • 1.8% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.8% fail on Steering rack
    • 1.8% fail on Power steering
      • 1.8% fail on Other components (9 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.61% fail on Track rod end
  • 2.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.8% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.61% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp

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