Volvo 240 MOT Results

Registered in 1984
54.7% pass rate
from 53 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 1984 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo 240 is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.5% fail on Battery (3 times worse than other 1984 cars)
    • 7.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 7.5% fail on Fog lamp
    • 5.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 5.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.8% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.9% fail on Side repeaters
    • 5.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.8% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.9% fail on Front lamps
  • 23% fail on Suspension (100% worse than other 1984 cars)
    • 13% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 1984 cars)
      • 13% fail on Component mounting (3 times worse than other 1984 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 3.8% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 3.8% fail on Front
    • 1.9% fail on Trailing arms
      • 1.9% fail on Condition
    • 1.9% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 1.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.9% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.9% fail on Condition
  • 17% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 9.4% fail on Wipers
    • 7.5% fail on Washers
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 7.5% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 3.8% fail on Leaks
      • 1.9% fail on Operation
      • 1.9% fail on Components
        • 1.9% fail on Hoses
    • 5.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.8% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.9% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.9% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 3.8% fail on Hub components
      • 1.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.9% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.9% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.9% fail on Condition
  • 9.4% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 5.7% fail on Emissions
    • 3.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.9% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 7.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 7.5% fail on Seat belts
      • 7.5% fail on Prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 1984 cars)
  • 5.7% fail on Steering
    • 5.7% fail on Steering system
      • 3.8% fail on Steering rack
      • 3.8% fail on Track rod end
  • 3.8% fail on Tyres
    • 1.9% fail on Condition
    • 1.9% fail on Tread depth

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