Volvo 240 MOT Results

Registered in 1991
55.9% pass rate
from 177 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 1991 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo 240 is unusually good or bad.

  • 26% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 9.6% fail on Registration plate lamp (170% worse than other 1991 cars)
    • 7.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 6.8% fail on Front lamps (150% worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Rear lamps
    • 7.9% fail on Stop lamp (150% worse than other 1991 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 5.1% fail on Fog lamp
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.3% fail on Battery
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.1% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.56% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 18% fail on Suspension
    • 8.5% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 7.9% fail on Component mounting
      • 1.1% fail on Spring mounting
      • 0.56% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 6.2% fail on Suspension arms (190% worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (160% worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Condition (9 times worse than other 1991 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.56% fail on Front
      • 0.56% fail on Rear
    • 1.1% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.56% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.56% fail on Condition
    • 0.56% fail on Air suspension
      • 0.56% fail on Operation
    • 0.56% fail on Panhard rods
      • 0.56% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.56% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.56% fail on Condition
      • 0.56% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.56% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 11% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.8% fail on Washers
    • 3.4% fail on Wipers
    • 1.1% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.56% fail on Windscreen
  • 7.3% fail on Steering
    • 7.3% fail on Steering system
      • 4.0% fail on Track rod end
      • 2.3% fail on Steering rack
      • 1.1% fail on Steering arm (12 times worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Ball joint
  • 6.2% fail on Brakes (57% better than other 1991 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Brake performance (64% better than other 1991 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.1% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.56% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 2.3% fail on Hub components
      • 2.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.56% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.1% fail on Hydraulic systems (78% better than other 1991 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Components
        • 1.1% fail on Hoses
      • 0.56% fail on Operation
    • 0.56% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.56% fail on Condition
  • 6.2% fail on Tyres
    • 4.0% fail on Condition
    • 1.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.56% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.6% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 5.6% fail on Seat belts
      • 4.5% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.56% fail on Requirements
      • 0.56% fail on Condition
  • 5.6% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.8% fail on Body condition
    • 1.7% fail on Engine mountings (23 times worse than other 1991 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.56% fail on Chassis
    • 0.56% fail on Seats
      • 0.56% fail on Drivers
  • 5.6% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.1% fail on Emissions
    • 1.1% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.56% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.56% fail on Pipe
  • 0.56% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.56% fail on Registration plate

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