Volvo V40 MOT Results

Registered in 1996
26.9% pass rate
from 104 tests in 2017
(65% worse than other 1996 cars)
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 1996 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo V40 is unusually good or bad.

  • 41% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (98% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 19% fail on Position lamps (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 12% fail on Front lamps (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 9.6% fail on Rear lamps (4 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 16% fail on Headlamp aim (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 9.6% fail on Headlamps (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 8.7% fail on Headlamp (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.96% fail on Switch
    • 8.7% fail on Direction indicators (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 8.7% fail on Flashing type (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 7.7% fail on Individual lamps (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.96% fail on Side repeaters
    • 6.7% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.9% fail on Battery
    • 0.96% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.96% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.96% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 28% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (150% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 22% fail on Emissions (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 9.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.9% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 27% fail on Suspension
    • 12% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 12% fail on Front drive shafts (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 12% fail on Constant velocity joints (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 11% fail on Anti-roll bars (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 11% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (4 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 4.8% fail on Component mounting
    • 2.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.9% fail on Condition (10 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.96% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.96% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.96% fail on Condition
  • 21% fail on Brakes
    • 14% fail on Brake performance
      • 7.7% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 5.8% fail on Front wheels
      • 2.9% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.96% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.96% fail on Rear wheels
    • 5.8% fail on Hub components
      • 2.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 2.9% fail on Brake discs
    • 3.8% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 3.8% fail on Components
        • 3.8% fail on Pipes
    • 0.96% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.96% fail on Condition
  • 14% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 8.7% fail on Wipers
    • 3.8% fail on Washers
    • 1.9% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.96% fail on Bonnet
  • 13% fail on Steering (180% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 13% fail on Steering system (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 6.7% fail on Track rod end (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Steering rack (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.96% fail on Free play
        • 0.96% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.96% fail on Power steering
      • 0.96% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.96% fail on Locking devices
  • 8.7% fail on Tyres
    • 4.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.96% fail on Size/type
  • 2.9% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.9% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.9% fail on Condition
      • 0.96% fail on Attachment
  • 2.9% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 2.9% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.96% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.96% fail on Condition
  • 0.96% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.96% fail on Body condition

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