It features eight songs performed live at the Paramount Theatre in Seattle, Washington on March 5, 1992 and March 6, 1992 during the Badmotorfinger tour. AllMusic gave it three out of a possible five stars. AllMusic staff writer Greg Prato said, "Motorvision is an excellent sample of Soundgarden in concert."Motorvision was originally released on VHS only.
An official DVD version was finally made available, with various live videos added as extras, in November 2016 as part of the Badmotorfinger 25 year anniversary Super Deluxe edition box set.