Volvo 340 MOT Results

Registered in 1989
64.6% pass rate
from 82 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 1989 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo 340 is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 8.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 8.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.7% fail on Individual lamps
        • 2.4% fail on Side repeaters
        • 2.4% fail on Switch (17 times worse than other 1989 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Tell tales
    • 6.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.9% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp
      • 1.2% fail on Dipswitch
    • 3.7% fail on Horn
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.2% fail on Battery
    • 1.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.2% fail on Front lamps
    • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.2% fail on Fog lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Hazard warning
      • 1.2% fail on Lamp
  • 15% fail on Suspension
    • 11% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 4.9% fail on Component mounting
      • 4.9% fail on Spring mounting (5 times worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 3.7% fail on Coil springs (4 times worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Condition
      • 1.2% fail on Location
    • 2.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.2% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.2% fail on Front
    • 1.2% fail on Drive shafts
      • 1.2% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 1.2% fail on Drive shafts
  • 12% fail on Brakes
    • 8.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.1% fail on Rear wheels
      • 4.9% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.4% fail on Front wheels
    • 3.7% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 3.7% fail on Components
        • 3.7% fail on Pipes
        • 1.2% fail on Hoses
    • 1.2% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
  • 7.3% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 6.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 4.9% fail on Emissions
    • 1.2% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.2% fail on Pipe
  • 4.9% fail on Steering
    • 4.9% fail on Steering system
      • 4.9% fail on Track rod end
  • 3.7% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.7% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.7% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 3.7% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.2% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.2% fail on Chassis
    • 1.2% fail on Body security
    • 1.2% fail on Doors
      • 1.2% fail on Drivers
    • 1.2% fail on Seats
      • 1.2% fail on Passengers
  • 2.4% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.4% fail on Washers
    • 1.2% fail on Wipers
  • 1.2% fail on Tyres
    • 1.2% fail on Condition
  • 1.2% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate

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