Volvo 240 MOT Results

Registered in 1993
52.7% pass rate
from 294 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 1993 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo 240 is unusually good or bad.

  • 29% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (41% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 8.5% fail on Stop lamp (140% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 7.8% fail on Position lamps (74% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Front lamps
      • 2.7% fail on Rear lamps
    • 7.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.8% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 5.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 4.8% fail on Fog lamp
      • 1.7% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.34% fail on Switch
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.68% fail on Switch
    • 2.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.4% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.4% fail on Side repeaters
    • 2.0% fail on Horn
    • 1.0% fail on Battery
    • 0.68% fail on Rear reflectors (8 times worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.34% fail on Lamp
  • 17% fail on Suspension
    • 5.4% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 4.8% fail on Component mounting
      • 1.0% fail on Spring mounting
    • 4.8% fail on Suspension arms (130% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.68% fail on Condition (6 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Attachment
    • 3.1% fail on Front suspension joints (180% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.34% fail on Linkage condition
    • 1.4% fail on Sub-frames
      • 1.4% fail on Condition (6 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.4% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.4% fail on Condition
    • 1.0% fail on Tie bars/rods (4 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (6 times worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.68% fail on Condition
    • 0.68% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.34% fail on Condition
      • 0.34% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.34% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.34% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.34% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.34% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.34% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.34% fail on Condition
    • 0.34% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.34% fail on Front
  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.4% fail on Rear wheels
      • 4.4% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.4% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.7% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.34% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 4.4% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 3.1% fail on Components
        • 3.1% fail on Hoses
      • 1.0% fail on Operation (4 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Leaks
    • 1.0% fail on Hub components
      • 0.34% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.34% fail on Brake back plates
      • 0.34% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.68% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.68% fail on Pedal
        • 0.34% fail on Condition
        • 0.34% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.34% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.34% fail on Condition
  • 15% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (47% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 8.5% fail on Emissions
    • 6.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.7% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.0% fail on Cap
      • 0.68% fail on System
      • 0.34% fail on Tank
    • 1.0% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 9.5% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.1% fail on Wipers
    • 5.1% fail on Washers
    • 0.34% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.34% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.34% fail on Mirrors
  • 7.8% fail on Steering
    • 7.5% fail on Steering system (80% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Track rod end (2 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.34% fail on Free play
        • 0.34% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.68% fail on Power steering
      • 0.34% fail on Operation
      • 0.34% fail on Other components
  • 5.8% fail on Tyres
    • 4.8% fail on Tread depth (100% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Condition
  • 3.7% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.7% fail on Body condition
    • 1.0% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.0% fail on Chassis
    • 0.68% fail on Seats
      • 0.68% fail on Passengers
    • 0.34% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.34% fail on Body security
    • 0.34% fail on Doors
      • 0.34% fail on Passengers other
  • 3.4% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.7% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.68% fail on Condition
      • 0.34% fail on Requirements
  • 1.0% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.34% fail on Towbars
    • 0.34% fail on Towbar

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