Volvo V40 MOT Results

Registered in 2017
92.1% pass rate
from 367 tests in 2020
Pass rate by mileage
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 2017 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo V40 is unusually good or bad.

  • 3.0% fail on Tyres
    • 1.9% fail on Condition
    • 1.4% fail on Tread depth
  • 2.7% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.27% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.27% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.27% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 1.9% fail on Visibility
    • 1.6% fail on Wipers
    • 0.27% fail on Washers
  • 1.4% fail on Brakes
    • 0.82% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.82% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.82% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.27% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.27% fail on Lever
    • 0.27% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.27% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.27% fail on Rbt
          • 0.27% fail on Service brake performance
  • 0.54% fail on Suspension
    • 0.54% fail on Springs (15 times worse than other 2017 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Coil springs (15 times worse than other 2017 cars)
        • 0.54% fail on Coil spring (16 times worse than other 2017 cars)
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  • Volvo V40 (2012 - 2019)
    Comfortable and enjoyable to drive, a good (if rather confusing) range of engines, fabulous record on safety.

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