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Volvo Amazon MOT Results

69.4% 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 pre-1990 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo Amazon is unusually good or bad.

  • 15% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 5.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.8% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.55% fail on Rear lamps
    • 4.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.4% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.55% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.55% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 3.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.2% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.55% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.55% fail on Switch
      • 0.55% fail on Semaphore
        • 0.55% fail on Switch
    • 2.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.1% fail on Battery
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.1% fail on Hazard warning
      • 1.1% fail on Lamp
    • 0.55% fail on Horn
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 6.0% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 4.4% fail on Components
        • 2.7% fail on Pipes
        • 1.6% fail on Hoses
      • 1.6% fail on Leaks
    • 6.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.3% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.2% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.1% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.55% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.1% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.55% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.55% fail on Cable
    • 0.55% fail on Hub components
      • 0.55% fail on Brake calipers
  • 7.7% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (110% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 2.7% fail on Chassis
    • 2.7% fail on Body condition
    • 1.6% fail on Doors
      • 1.1% fail on Drivers
      • 1.1% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.55% fail on Seats
      • 0.55% fail on Passengers
  • 6.6% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.4% fail on Washers
    • 2.2% fail on Wipers
    • 0.55% fail on Bonnet
  • 5.5% fail on Suspension
    • 2.7% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 2.2% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.55% fail on Spring mounting
    • 1.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.55% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.55% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.55% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.55% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.55% fail on Condition
  • 3.8% fail on Steering
    • 2.7% fail on Steering system
      • 1.1% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.55% fail on Free play
        • 0.55% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.55% fail on Steering box
      • 0.55% fail on Drag link end
    • 1.1% fail on Steering control
      • 1.1% fail on Steering coupling (8 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Flexible coupling (35 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
  • 3.8% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.8% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.6% fail on Condition
      • 1.6% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.55% fail on Requirements
  • 1.6% fail on Tyres
    • 1.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.55% fail on Condition
  • 0.55% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.55% fail on Exhaust system