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Volvo 340 MOT Results

64.5% pass rate
from 338 tests in 2017
Number of tests by age
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 pre-1990 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo 340 is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 4.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.4% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.5% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.59% fail on Switch
        • 0.30% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.30% fail on Tell tales
    • 4.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 3.8% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.30% fail on Tell tale
    • 3.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.0% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.89% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.0% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.59% fail on Dipswitch (8 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.8% fail on Horn
    • 1.2% fail on Battery
    • 0.89% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.59% fail on Lamp
      • 0.30% fail on Switch
    • 0.30% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 14% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.2% fail on Rear wheels
      • 4.4% fail on Front wheels
      • 3.6% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.30% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.30% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.8% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 3.6% fail on Components
        • 2.4% fail on Pipes
        • 1.8% fail on Hoses
      • 0.59% fail on Leaks
    • 0.89% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.89% fail on Condition
    • 0.59% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.59% fail on Pedal
        • 0.59% fail on Condition
    • 0.30% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.30% fail on Operation
    • 0.30% fail on Restricted movement
  • 12% fail on Suspension
    • 7.4% fail on Prescribed areas (86% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Component mounting
      • 2.4% fail on Spring mounting (150% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 1.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.5% fail on Coil springs (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Condition
      • 0.59% fail on Location (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.89% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.59% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.59% fail on Drive shafts (6 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.30% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 0.59% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.59% fail on Front
    • 0.30% fail on Leaf springs
      • 0.30% fail on Condition
    • 0.30% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.30% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.30% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.30% fail on Condition
    • 0.30% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.30% fail on Condition
    • 0.30% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.30% fail on Condition
  • 9.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (69% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Exhaust system (120% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Emissions
    • 1.5% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.59% fail on Tank
      • 0.30% fail on Hose
      • 0.30% fail on Pipe
      • 0.30% fail on System
  • 4.7% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.3% fail on Washers
    • 1.8% fail on Wipers
  • 4.4% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.5% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.5% fail on Chassis
    • 1.5% fail on Doors
      • 0.89% fail on Passengers other (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Drivers
    • 1.2% fail on Body condition
    • 0.89% fail on Seats
      • 0.59% fail on Drivers
      • 0.30% fail on Passengers
    • 0.30% fail on Body security
    • 0.30% fail on Spare wheel
  • 3.8% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.8% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.6% fail on Prescribed areas (140% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Requirements
  • 3.6% fail on Steering
    • 3.6% fail on Steering system
      • 3.0% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.30% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.30% fail on Other components
        • 0.30% fail on Steering component
  • 2.4% fail on Tyres
    • 1.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.59% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.30% fail on Size/type
  • 0.59% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.59% fail on Registration plate