Volvo V90 MOT Results

Registered in 1998
54.7% pass rate
from 64 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 1998 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo V90 is unusually good or bad.

  • 27% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 7.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 6.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 6.3% fail on Headlamp
    • 6.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 6.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 6.3% fail on Individual direction indicators (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Side repeaters
    • 4.7% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 4.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 4.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 4.7% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 3.1% fail on Battery(ies) (5 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Horn
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (12 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.1% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 22% fail on Suspension
    • 14% fail on Suspension arms (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 13% fail on Pins and bushes (6 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Ball joint
    • 13% fail on Anti-roll bars (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Ball joint (18 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 1.6% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 1.6% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.6% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 1.6% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 4.7% fail on Other suspension component (7 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Ball joint (17 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 19% fail on Brakes
    • 16% fail on Brake performance
      • 14% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 14% fail on Rbt (sp) (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 3.1% fail on Rbt
          • 3.1% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance
    • 4.7% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 4.7% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 3.1% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.1% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 3.1% fail on Brake pads
    • 1.6% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.6% fail on Lever
  • 7.8% fail on Steering
    • 6.3% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 6.3% fail on Track rod end (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Power steering
      • 1.6% fail on Pump
  • 6.3% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 4.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.6% fail on Seats
      • 1.6% fail on Driver's seat
  • 6.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 6.3% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 6.3% fail on Spark ignition
        • 4.7% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.6% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 4.7% fail on Tyres
    • 3.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.6% fail on Condition
  • 3.1% fail on Visibility
    • 1.6% fail on Wipers
    • 1.6% fail on Washers

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