Volvo 740 MOT Results

Registered in 1991
56.2% pass rate
from 89 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 1991 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo 740 is unusually good or bad.

  • 26% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 9.0% fail on Horn (4 times worse than other 1991 cars)
    • 7.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 6.7% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.1% fail on Rear lamps
    • 7.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.5% fail on Battery
    • 4.5% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.2% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.1% fail on Side repeaters
        • 1.1% fail on Tell tales
    • 2.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 2.2% fail on Fog lamp
    • 1.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.1% fail on Hazard warning
      • 1.1% fail on Lamp
  • 12% fail on Steering (120% worse than other 1991 cars)
    • 11% fail on Steering system (150% worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Steering rack
      • 4.5% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.1% fail on Free play
        • 1.1% fail on Steering rack
      • 1.1% fail on Steering arm
      • 1.1% fail on Other components
        • 1.1% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 2.2% fail on Power steering
      • 1.1% fail on Operation
      • 1.1% fail on Other components
  • 12% fail on Brakes
    • 12% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.7% fail on Rear wheels
      • 5.6% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 3.4% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.1% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.1% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Restricted movement
  • 10% fail on Suspension
    • 3.4% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 3.4% fail on Component mounting
    • 2.2% fail on Tie bars/rods (16 times worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (20 times worse than other 1991 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.1% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 10% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.6% fail on Wipers
    • 5.6% fail on Washers
    • 1.1% fail on Windscreen
    • 1.1% fail on Mirrors
  • 9.0% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 7.9% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.1% fail on Emissions
    • 1.1% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.1% fail on System
    • 1.1% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 4.5% fail on Tyres
    • 3.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.2% fail on Condition
  • 3.4% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.1% fail on Requirements
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
      • 1.1% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 2.2% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.1% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.1% fail on Chassis
    • 1.1% fail on Seats
      • 1.1% fail on Passengers
  • 1.1% fail on Towbars
    • 1.1% fail on Towbar
  • 1.1% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate

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