Volvo V90 MOT Results

Registered in 1997
52.5% pass rate
from 183 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 V90 is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Brakes (47% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 14% fail on Brake performance
      • 11% fail on Parking brake performance (180% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.1% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.55% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 6.0% fail on Hub components (160% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Brake pads (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Brake back plates
    • 4.9% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 3.8% fail on Components
        • 3.8% fail on Hoses
        • 0.55% fail on Pipes
      • 0.55% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.55% fail on Leaks
    • 3.3% fail on Parking brake (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.55% fail on Cable
    • 0.55% fail on ABS
    • 0.55% fail on Restricted movement
  • 21% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 9.8% fail on Registration plate lamp (98% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.4% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.1% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.2% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.1% fail on Side repeaters
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.2% fail on Horn
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.55% fail on Switch
    • 1.1% fail on Battery
  • 17% fail on Suspension
    • 8.2% fail on Suspension arms (140% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 8.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (160% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 7.7% fail on Anti-roll bars (140% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 3.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Attachment
    • 2.2% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.1% fail on Bonded suspension (32 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Condition (38 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Prescribed areas (83% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Component mounting (79% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.55% fail on Condition
    • 0.55% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.55% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 11% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 6.0% fail on Emissions
    • 5.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.1% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.1% fail on Cap
    • 0.55% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 7.7% fail on Steering
    • 4.4% fail on Steering system
      • 2.7% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.1% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.55% fail on Steering arm
    • 2.7% fail on Power steering (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Pipes and hoses (4 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Other components
      • 0.55% fail on Operation
    • 1.1% fail on Steering operation (8 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Steering control
      • 0.55% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.55% fail on Universal joint
  • 6.6% fail on Tyres
    • 4.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.2% fail on Condition
  • 4.4% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.7% fail on Wipers
    • 2.2% fail on Washers
  • 1.6% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.1% fail on Doors
      • 0.55% fail on Drivers
      • 0.55% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.55% fail on Body condition
  • 1.1% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.55% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.55% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.55% fail on Condition

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