Volvo V70 MOT Results

Registered in 1999
52.7% pass rate
from 2,781 tests in 2017
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 1999 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo V70 is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 8.1% fail on Headlamp aim (21% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 7.6% fail on Registration plate lamp (32% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Direction indicators (99% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Flashing type (99% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 3.5% fail on Individual lamps (87% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.72% fail on All direction indicators (110% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.0% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.29% fail on Rear lamps (84% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.036% fail on Switch
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.8% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.036% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.036% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.036% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.036% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.036% fail on Switch
    • 2.1% fail on Battery (86% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Stop lamp (66% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Rear fog lamp (79% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Fog lamp (80% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Switch
    • 0.11% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.11% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.072% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.036% fail on Horn
  • 19% fail on Suspension (13% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Suspension arms (44% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (51% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment
      • 0.036% fail on Condition
    • 5.7% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 4.9% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (49% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.18% fail on Linkage condition (71% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Drive shafts
      • 4.5% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 4.5% fail on Constant velocity joints
      • 0.036% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.036% fail on Drive shafts
    • 2.3% fail on Front suspension joints (56% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.79% fail on Coil springs (72% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Condition (73% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Location
    • 0.61% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.40% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (170% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Wheel bearings (67% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Front
    • 0.43% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.32% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.14% fail on Attachment (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Prescribed areas (93% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Component mounting (94% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Subframe mounting (87% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.36% fail on Condition
    • 0.32% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.29% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.036% fail on Condition
    • 0.11% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.11% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.072% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.072% fail on Condition
    • 0.072% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.036% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.036% fail on Attachment
    • 0.072% fail on Axles
      • 0.072% fail on Axle beam
    • 0.036% fail on Panhard rods
      • 0.036% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.036% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 17% fail on Brakes
    • 10% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.6% fail on Rear wheels (34% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.7% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.2% fail on Brake imbalance (74% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Service brake performance (76% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.4% fail on Hydraulic systems (35% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Components (36% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 3.8% fail on Hoses (110% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Pipes (97% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.072% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.29% fail on Operation
      • 0.072% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.072% fail on Leaks (85% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Hub components (35% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Brake pads (55% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.072% fail on Brake back plates
      • 0.072% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.036% fail on Brake drums
    • 2.4% fail on ABS (73% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Parking brake (58% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Condition (58% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.29% fail on Pedal
        • 0.25% fail on Condition
        • 0.036% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.22% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.11% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.072% fail on Cable
      • 0.036% fail on Lever
    • 0.072% fail on Restricted movement
  • 10% fail on Steering (120% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 9.1% fail on Steering system (140% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Steering rack (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Track rod end (75% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Ball joint (140% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Free play (6 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.58% fail on Steering rack (7 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.14% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.11% fail on Lock stop (27 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.97% fail on Power steering (77% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Other components (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Operation
      • 0.18% fail on Rams (6 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.036% fail on Drive system
      • 0.036% fail on Pump
    • 0.22% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.072% fail on Steering control
      • 0.072% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.072% fail on Locking devices
  • 8.6% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (25% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.4% fail on Emissions (50% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.68% fail on System (140% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Cap
      • 0.11% fail on Pipe
      • 0.072% fail on Hose
      • 0.036% fail on Tank
    • 0.76% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 7.8% fail on Tyres
    • 4.4% fail on Condition
    • 3.6% fail on Tread depth (25% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Size/type
    • 0.18% fail on Valve stem
  • 6.9% fail on Driver's view of the road (26% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Wipers
    • 0.72% fail on Washers (80% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.29% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.072% fail on Bonnet
  • 2.7% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (50% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.6% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Seat belts (68% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Condition (91% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Prescribed areas (97% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Attachment
  • 1.8% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.8% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.90% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (79% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Doors
      • 0.14% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.11% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.072% fail on Drivers
    • 0.25% fail on Seats
      • 0.22% fail on Passengers
      • 0.036% fail on Drivers
    • 0.11% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.11% fail on Body condition (95% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.036% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.036% fail on Chassis
    • 0.036% fail on Body security
    • 0.036% fail on Load security
      • 0.036% fail on Hinged tailboard
  • 0.43% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.43% fail on Attachment
  • 0.22% fail on Towbars
    • 0.18% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.072% fail on Towbar

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