Volvo 340 MOT Results

Registered in 1989
64.0% pass rate
from 75 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 1989 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo 340 is unusually good or bad.

  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 13% fail on Brake performance
      • 9.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 1989 cars)
        • 9.3% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 8.0% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 8.0% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 8.0% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other 1989 cars)
          • 2.7% fail on Service brake performance
      • 5.3% fail on Service brake performance
        • 5.3% fail on Rbt
          • 4.0% fail on Service brake imbalance (4 times worse than other 1989 cars)
          • 2.7% fail on Service brake performance
    • 2.7% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.3% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.3% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.3% fail on Brake pads
  • 12% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.0% fail on Headlamp
      • 1.3% fail on Dipswitch
    • 5.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 5.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 4.0% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 1.3% fail on All direction indicators
    • 4.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.3% fail on All position lamps
      • 1.3% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.3% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.3% fail on Battery(ies)
  • 12% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 4.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 4.0% fail on Doors (4 times worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Driver's door (17 times worse than other 1989 cars)
        • 4.0% fail on Door condition (23 times worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Front passenger's door (8 times worse than other 1989 cars)
        • 2.7% fail on Door condition (9 times worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Chassis
      • 2.7% fail on Chassis condition
    • 2.7% fail on Body (4 times worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Panel
      • 1.3% fail on Other body component
    • 1.3% fail on Transmission
      • 1.3% fail on Drive shafts
        • 1.3% fail on Joints
  • 9.3% fail on Suspension
    • 8.0% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.3% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.3% fail on Springs
      • 1.3% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.3% fail on Coil spring
    • 1.3% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.3% fail on Other suspension component
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint
  • 5.3% fail on Tyres
    • 5.3% fail on Tread depth (3 times worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Condition
  • 4.0% fail on Steering
    • 4.0% fail on Steering gear
      • 4.0% fail on Steering rack
  • 4.0% fail on Visibility
    • 2.7% fail on Wipers
    • 2.7% fail on Washers
  • 2.7% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.7% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.7% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 2.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 2.7% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 2.7% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.3% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 1.3% fail on Emissions not tested

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