Volvo S70 MOT Results

Registered in 1998
58.2% pass rate
from 423 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 1998 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo S70 is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.4% fail on Direction indicators (97% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Flashing type (97% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Individual lamps
        • 2.4% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on All direction indicators (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.1% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.9% fail on Rear lamps
    • 4.3% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.24% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.24% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 2.4% fail on Stop lamp (55% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Battery
    • 0.24% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 17% fail on Brakes
    • 8.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.7% fail on Rear wheels
      • 4.5% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.4% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.24% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 6.1% fail on ABS (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 3.5% fail on Components
        • 3.5% fail on Hoses
      • 0.24% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 2.4% fail on Hub components
      • 1.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.47% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.2% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.71% fail on Electronic stability system (5 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Restricted movement
  • 17% fail on Suspension
    • 8.0% fail on Drive shafts (91% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 8.0% fail on Front drive shafts (95% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 8.0% fail on Constant velocity joints (97% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.8% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.71% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.24% fail on Linkage condition
    • 2.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.24% fail on Attachment
    • 2.4% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.95% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.71% fail on Condition
      • 0.24% fail on Location
    • 0.71% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.71% fail on Front
    • 0.47% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.47% fail on Condition
    • 0.24% fail on General condition
    • 0.24% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.24% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.24% fail on Axles
      • 0.24% fail on Stub axle
    • 0.24% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.24% fail on Component mounting
  • 6.4% fail on Tyres
    • 3.8% fail on Condition
    • 2.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.95% fail on Size/type
    • 0.24% fail on Valve stem
  • 6.4% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (41% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.4% fail on Emissions (78% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.71% fail on System
      • 0.47% fail on Pipe
    • 0.95% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 5.7% fail on Steering
    • 4.3% fail on Steering system
      • 2.1% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.9% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.47% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.4% fail on Power steering
      • 0.95% fail on Other components (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Operation
      • 0.24% fail on Rams
    • 0.71% fail on Steering operation (7 times worse than other 1998 cars)
  • 5.4% fail on Driver's view of the road (39% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Wipers
    • 0.47% fail on Washers (86% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.24% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.4% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (70% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Doors
      • 0.47% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.24% fail on Drivers
    • 0.24% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.24% fail on Chassis
    • 0.24% fail on Body condition
    • 0.24% fail on Load security
      • 0.24% fail on Bootlid
  • 1.4% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.71% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (88% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.47% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.24% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.24% fail on Condition
  • 0.47% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.24% fail on Condition
    • 0.24% fail on Attachment

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