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Volvo 760 MOT Results

68.2% pass rate
from 217 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 pre-1990 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo 760 is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 6.0% fail on Stop lamp (140% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Direction indicators (120% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Flashing type (120% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 3.7% fail on Side repeaters (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.46% fail on All direction indicators
    • 3.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.7% fail on Position lamp (150% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.8% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.8% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.46% fail on Horn
    • 0.92% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.92% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.92% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.92% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.92% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.46% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.46% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 12% fail on Brakes
    • 7.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.1% fail on Service brake performance
        • 5.1% fail on Rbt
          • 4.6% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.46% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.8% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.92% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.92% fail on Rbt
          • 0.92% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.46% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.46% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.46% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.46% fail on Service brake performance
    • 4.6% fail on Mechanical brake components (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Brake linings and pads (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 2.8% fail on Brake pads (6 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.92% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.46% fail on Brake drums
      • 1.4% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (6 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Cable (11 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (12 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Anti-lock braking system (12 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.92% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 8.8% fail on Visibility
    • 4.6% fail on Wipers
    • 4.1% fail on Washers
    • 0.46% fail on Driver's view
  • 8.3% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 3.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.8% fail on Chassis
      • 1.8% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.4% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.4% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.92% fail on Seats
      • 0.92% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.46% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.46% fail on Pipe
    • 0.46% fail on Doors
      • 0.46% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.46% fail on Door condition
  • 7.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 6.5% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 5.5% fail on Spark ignition
        • 5.1% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.46% fail on Catalyst emissions
      • 1.4% fail on Compression ignition (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.92% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (8 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.46% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.46% fail on Catalytic converter
    • 0.92% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.92% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 6.5% fail on Suspension
    • 2.8% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.92% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.46% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.46% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.4% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.46% fail on Springs
      • 0.46% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.46% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.46% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.46% fail on Ball joint
  • 5.1% fail on Steering
    • 2.3% fail on Power steering (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Pipes and hoses (9 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Operation
      • 0.46% fail on Pump
      • 0.46% fail on Rams
    • 1.4% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.92% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.46% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.92% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.92% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.92% fail on Steering play
      • 0.92% fail on Steering rack (8 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
  • 3.7% fail on Tyres
    • 2.3% fail on Condition
    • 1.8% fail on Tread depth
  • 1.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.4% fail on Prescribed areas