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Volvo 760 MOT Results

60.2% pass rate
from 231 tests in 2017
(36% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
Number of tests by age
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 pre-1990 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo 760 is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.8% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.7% fail on Rear lamps
    • 5.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.0% fail on Side repeaters (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.87% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.43% fail on All direction indicators
    • 3.9% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 3.0% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.43% fail on Tell tale
    • 1.7% fail on Battery
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.87% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.43% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.43% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.43% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.43% fail on Switch
    • 0.43% fail on Horn
  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 10.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.3% fail on Front wheels
      • 4.3% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.9% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.87% fail on Service brake performance
    • 4.3% fail on Hub components (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Brake pads (8 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 3.5% fail on Components
        • 3.0% fail on Hoses
        • 0.43% fail on Reservoirs
    • 1.3% fail on Mechanical components (7 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Cable (11 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.87% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.87% fail on Condition
    • 0.87% fail on ABS (7 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
  • 15% fail on Suspension (56% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 5.2% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.43% fail on Spring mounting
    • 3.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (7 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Attachment (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 2.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 2.2% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.2% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on Coil springs
      • 1.3% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.43% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.43% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.43% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.43% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 12% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (100% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 7.8% fail on Exhaust system (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Emissions
    • 1.3% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.87% fail on System
      • 0.43% fail on Tank
    • 0.87% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 8.7% fail on Steering (91% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 7.4% fail on Steering system (100% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Track rod end (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.43% fail on Free play
        • 0.43% fail on Steering rack
    • 1.3% fail on Power steering
      • 0.87% fail on Rams (35 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Other components
  • 7.8% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.2% fail on Washers
    • 2.2% fail on Wipers
    • 0.87% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.3% fail on Tyres
    • 2.6% fail on Condition
    • 2.6% fail on Tread depth
  • 4.3% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.7% fail on Body condition
    • 1.7% fail on Seats
      • 1.3% fail on Drivers
      • 0.43% fail on Passengers
    • 0.43% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.43% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.43% fail on Chassis
    • 0.43% fail on Doors
      • 0.43% fail on Passengers other
  • 3.0% fail on Registration plates and VIN (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Registration plate (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
  • 2.2% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.2% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.3% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.43% fail on Requirements
      • 0.43% fail on Condition
      • 0.43% fail on Attachment