Volvo 740 MOT Results

Registered in 1986
61.1% pass rate
from 72 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 1986 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo 740 is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 9.7% fail on Registration plate lamp (180% worse than other 1986 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Battery
    • 2.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.4% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.4% fail on Rear lamps
    • 2.8% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 2.8% fail on Fog lamp
    • 2.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.4% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.4% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.4% fail on Headlamp aim
  • 21% fail on Suspension
    • 9.7% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 6.9% fail on Component mounting
      • 1.4% fail on Spring mounting
      • 1.4% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 4.2% fail on Trailing arms (20 times worse than other 1986 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Condition (100 times worse than other 1986 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.8% fail on Condition
    • 1.4% fail on Coil springs
      • 1.4% fail on Location
    • 1.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.4% fail on Condition
    • 1.4% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.4% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.4% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 8.3% fail on Brakes
    • 8.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.9% fail on Front wheels
      • 2.8% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.4% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance
  • 8.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (190% worse than other 1986 cars)
    • 8.3% fail on Seat belts (190% worse than other 1986 cars)
      • 6.9% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.4% fail on Condition
  • 8.3% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 5.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 4.2% fail on Emissions
  • 6.9% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.9% fail on Wipers
  • 5.6% fail on Tyres
    • 2.8% fail on Condition
    • 1.4% fail on Size/type
    • 1.4% fail on Tread depth
  • 5.6% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 4.2% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 4.2% fail on Chassis
    • 1.4% fail on Body condition
  • 2.8% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 2.8% fail on Registration plate
  • 1.4% fail on Towbars
    • 1.4% fail on Vehicle structure
  • 1.4% fail on Steering
    • 1.4% fail on Steering system
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint

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