Volvo 240 MOT Results

Registered in 1984
60.0% pass rate
from 50 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 1984 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo 240 is unusually good or bad.

  • 16% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 10% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (5 times worse than other 1984 cars)
    • 8.0% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 8.0% fail on Battery(ies) (8 times worse than other 1984 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.0% fail on Individual direction indicators
  • 16% fail on Suspension
    • 10% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.0% fail on Springs
      • 2.0% fail on Torsion bars
        • 2.0% fail on Attachment bracket
    • 2.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.0% fail on Ball joint
    • 2.0% fail on Suspension rods
      • 2.0% fail on Suspension rod
  • 12% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 12% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 10% fail on Spark ignition
        • 10% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 2.0% fail on Compression ignition
        • 2.0% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
  • 10% fail on Visibility
    • 6.0% fail on Washers
    • 4.0% fail on Wipers
  • 10% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 4.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.0% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 2.0% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 2.0% fail on Engine mounting
      • 2.0% fail on Bracket
    • 2.0% fail on Doors
      • 2.0% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 2.0% fail on Door condition
    • 2.0% fail on Floor
  • 8.0% fail on Brakes
    • 6.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.0% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 6.0% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 2.0% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 2.0% fail on Valves
    • 2.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes
  • 8.0% fail on Steering
    • 6.0% fail on Steering gear (5 times worse than other 1984 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Steering rack (8 times worse than other 1984 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.0% fail on Ball joint
  • 8.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (3 times worse than other 1984 cars)
    • 8.0% fail on Seat belts (3 times worse than other 1984 cars)
      • 8.0% fail on Prescribed areas (6 times worse than other 1984 cars)
  • 8.0% fail on Tyres (4 times worse than other 1984 cars)
    • 8.0% fail on Tread depth (13 times worse than other 1984 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Condition

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