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Volvo 760 MOT Results

60.5% pass rate
from 185 tests in 2020
(49% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
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.

  • 17% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (36% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Direction indicators (140% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Flashing type (140% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 4.3% fail on Side repeaters (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Individual direction indicators (39% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Stop lamp (110% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (12% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp (34% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp (31% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.54% fail on Front fog lamps
    • 2.2% fail on Electrical equipment (1.4% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Battery(ies) (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamps (44% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp (42% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Position lamps (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Position lamp (6 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.54% fail on Headlamp aim
  • 14% fail on Brakes (47% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 11% fail on Brake performance (55% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 7.6% fail on Service brake performance (150% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 7.6% fail on Rbt (160% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 7.0% fail on Service brake performance (190% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 0.54% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 3.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (34% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 3.8% fail on Rbt (sp) (46% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (11% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 2.7% fail on Rbt (sp) (7.1% better than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance (30% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake imbalance (22% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Parking brake performance (90% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt (97% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 2.2% fail on Parking brake performance (170% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.7% fail on Mechanical brake components (190% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Brake discs and drums (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Brake discs (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Cable (8 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.54% fail on Brake pads
    • 1.1% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (8 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Anti-lock braking system (8 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.54% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.54% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.54% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.54% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 11% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (160% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 9.7% fail on Exhaust emissions (170% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 9.7% fail on Spark ignition (190% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 5.4% fail on Non catalyst emissions (98% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 2.7% fail on Catalyst emissions (8 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Emissions not tested (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Fluid leaks (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Engine oil leaks (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
  • 9.7% fail on Suspension (25% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (66% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Springs (140% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Coil springs (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Coil spring (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.54% fail on Mounting
    • 1.6% fail on Suspension arms (12% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint (71% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (68% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.54% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.54% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 9.2% fail on Visibility (47% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Washers (55% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Wipers (56% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on View to rear (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Mirrors (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.54% fail on Windscreen
  • 8.1% fail on Body, chassis, structure (22% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Exhaust system (170% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure (6.3% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (7.6% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Body (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Panel
      • 0.54% fail on Other body component
    • 0.54% fail on Chassis
      • 0.54% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.54% fail on Towbar
      • 0.54% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.54% fail on Transmission
      • 0.54% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.54% fail on Joints
    • 0.54% fail on Floor
  • 3.8% fail on Tyres (170% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Tread depth
  • 2.7% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (65% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Seat belts (65% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Prescribed areas (110% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Condition
  • 2.2% fail on Steering (42% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Steering gear (4.5% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Steering rack (12% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.54% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.54% fail on Power steering
      • 0.54% fail on Operation
  • 1.1% fail on Identification of the vehicle (71% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plates (78% worse than other pre-1990 cars)