Volvo 740 MOT Results

Registered in 1987
62.5% pass rate
from 120 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 1987 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo 740 is unusually good or bad.

  • 17% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 9.2% fail on Stop lamp (2 times worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 5.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.3% fail on Side repeaters
        • 1.7% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.83% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.5% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.83% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.83% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.83% fail on Horn
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.83% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.83% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.83% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 16% fail on Suspension
    • 9.2% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (150% worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.5% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.7% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 2.5% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.7% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.83% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.83% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 0.83% fail on Springs
      • 0.83% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.83% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.83% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.83% fail on Ball joint
  • 7.5% fail on Visibility
    • 4.2% fail on Wipers
    • 3.3% fail on Washers
    • 0.83% fail on View to rear
      • 0.83% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.8% fail on Brakes
    • 5.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.0% fail on Service brake performance
        • 5.0% fail on Rbt
          • 5.0% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.83% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.83% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 1.7% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.83% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.83% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.83% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.83% fail on Cable
    • 0.83% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.83% fail on Lever
  • 5.0% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 2.5% fail on Chassis
      • 2.5% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.83% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.83% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.83% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.83% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.83% fail on Pipe
    • 0.83% fail on Doors
      • 0.83% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.83% fail on Door condition
  • 4.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 3.3% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.3% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.5% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.83% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.83% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.83% fail on Undertray
  • 3.3% fail on Steering
    • 1.7% fail on Power steering
      • 0.83% fail on Rams
      • 0.83% fail on Other components
    • 0.83% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.83% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.83% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.83% fail on Ball joint
  • 3.3% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 3.3% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.3% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 2.5% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 2.5% fail on Registration plates
  • 2.5% fail on Tyres
    • 2.5% fail on Tread depth
  • 0.83% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.83% fail on Attachment

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