Volvo 240 MOT Results

Registered in 1988
64.8% pass rate
from 196 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 1988 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo 240 is unusually good or bad.

  • 12% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.0% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 2.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 2.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.0% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.0% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 1.0% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.51% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.51% fail on Horn
  • 12% fail on Suspension
    • 6.6% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 3.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.5% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.5% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.51% fail on Suspension arm
    • 2.0% fail on Other suspension component
      • 1.0% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.51% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.51% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.5% fail on Springs
      • 1.0% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.0% fail on Coil spring
      • 0.51% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.51% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.51% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.51% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.51% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.51% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.51% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.51% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.51% fail on Sub-frame
  • 10% fail on Brakes
    • 6.1% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.6% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.6% fail on Rbt
          • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.0% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.6% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 2.0% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 2.0% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.0% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.0% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 2.0% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.0% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.0% fail on Brake pads (2 times worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.0% fail on Brake fluid
    • 1.0% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 1.0% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 1.0% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.51% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
        • 0.51% fail on Other braking system component
    • 0.51% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.51% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.51% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.51% fail on Lever
  • 9.2% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 5.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.6% fail on Chassis
      • 2.6% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.5% fail on Bumpers (12 times worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.51% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.51% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.51% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.51% fail on Towbar
      • 0.51% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.51% fail on Floor
  • 8.2% fail on Visibility
    • 5.1% fail on Washers
    • 3.6% fail on Wipers
  • 7.7% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (2 times worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 7.7% fail on Seat belts (2 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 7.7% fail on Prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 1988 cars)
  • 4.1% fail on Steering
    • 2.6% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.6% fail on Track rod end
    • 2.0% fail on Steering gear
      • 2.0% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.51% fail on Power steering
      • 0.51% fail on Other components
  • 3.6% fail on Tyres
    • 3.1% fail on Condition
    • 1.0% fail on Tread depth
  • 2.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 2.6% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 2.6% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.0% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.51% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.51% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.51% fail on Registration plates

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