Volvo S70 MOT Results

Registered in 1999
60.5% pass rate
from 228 tests in 2017
(19% better than other 1999 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 1999 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo S70 is unusually good or bad.

  • 17% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (31% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.6% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.3% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.2% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.3% fail on Side repeaters
    • 2.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.8% fail on Battery
    • 0.88% fail on Headlamps (79% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Headlamp (79% better than other 1999 cars)
  • 14% fail on Suspension (35% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Suspension arms
      • 5.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 5.7% fail on Drive shafts
      • 5.7% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 5.7% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 3.1% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.6% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.44% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.88% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.44% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.44% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.44% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.44% fail on Front
  • 11% fail on Brakes
    • 4.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.5% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.6% fail on Rear wheels
    • 3.5% fail on ABS
    • 2.6% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 2.2% fail on Components (65% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Hoses
      • 0.44% fail on Leaks
    • 1.8% fail on Hub components
      • 1.8% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.88% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.88% fail on Condition
    • 0.44% fail on Restricted movement
  • 8.3% fail on Steering (84% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 7.5% fail on Steering system (93% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Track rod end
      • 2.6% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.44% fail on Free play
        • 0.44% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.44% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.88% fail on Power steering
      • 0.44% fail on Rams
      • 0.44% fail on Other components
  • 6.6% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 2.6% fail on Emissions (61% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.88% fail on Cap
      • 0.88% fail on System
      • 0.44% fail on Pipe
    • 1.8% fail on Exhaust system
  • 5.3% fail on Tyres
    • 3.5% fail on Condition
    • 1.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.88% fail on Size/type
  • 4.4% fail on Driver's view of the road (53% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Wipers
    • 0.88% fail on Washers
  • 0.88% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (84% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.44% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.44% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.44% fail on Condition
  • 0.88% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.88% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.44% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.44% fail on Body security

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