Volvo 340 MOT Results

Registered in 1988
59.7% pass rate
from 67 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 340 is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Brakes (120% worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 13% fail on Brake performance
      • 7.5% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 7.5% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 4.5% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 3.0% fail on Service brake performance
      • 6.0% fail on Service brake performance
        • 6.0% fail on Rbt
          • 6.0% fail on Service brake performance
      • 6.0% fail on Parking brake performance (3 times worse than other 1988 cars)
        • 6.0% fail on Rbt (4 times worse than other 1988 cars)
          • 6.0% fail on Parking brake performance (5 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 6.0% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 3.0% fail on Parking brake control (6 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Lever (6 times worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Flexible brake hoses (6 times worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 1.5% fail on Pedal
    • 1.5% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.5% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.5% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.5% fail on Brake pads
  • 21% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 9.0% fail on Stop lamp (2 times worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.5% fail on Position lamp
    • 4.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 4.5% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 3.0% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 3.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 3.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 3.0% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.5% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 1.5% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.5% fail on Matched pair
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 13% fail on Suspension
    • 6.0% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 3.0% fail on Springs
      • 3.0% fail on Coil springs
        • 3.0% fail on Coil spring (5 times worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.5% fail on Suspension arm
      • 1.5% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.5% fail on Sub-frames
      • 1.5% fail on Sub-frame
      • 1.5% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.5% fail on Other suspension component
      • 1.5% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 12% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 3.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.0% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.5% fail on Hose
      • 1.5% fail on System
    • 1.5% fail on Chassis
      • 1.5% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.5% fail on Body
      • 1.5% fail on Other body component
    • 1.5% fail on Doors
      • 1.5% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 1.5% fail on Door condition
    • 1.5% fail on Seats
      • 1.5% fail on Driver's seat
  • 9.0% fail on Visibility
    • 6.0% fail on Washers
    • 3.0% fail on Wipers
    • 1.5% fail on Condition of glass
      • 1.5% fail on Windscreen
  • 6.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 6.0% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 6.0% fail on Spark ignition
        • 4.5% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 1.5% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 1.5% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.5% fail on Other leaks
  • 1.5% fail on Steering
    • 1.5% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.5% fail on Operation
      • 1.5% fail on Steering rack
  • 1.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.5% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.5% fail on Condition
  • 1.5% fail on Road Wheels
    • 1.5% fail on Condition

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