Volvo V70 MOT Results

Registered in 1999
55.2% pass rate
from 1,657 tests in 2020
(4.8% worse than other 1999 cars)
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.

  • 14% fail on Brakes (8.4% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 8.9% fail on Brake performance (17% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (52% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 4.9% fail on Rbt (sp) (49% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (95% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.060% fail on Gradient tester (sp)
      • 3.8% fail on Service brake performance (30% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 3.7% fail on Rbt (30% worse than other 1999 cars)
          • 2.8% fail on Service brake performance (19% worse than other 1999 cars)
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake imbalance (79% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.060% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.060% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.060% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.060% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 2.2% fail on Parking brake performance (69% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt (75% worse than other 1999 cars)
          • 2.0% fail on Parking brake performance (77% worse than other 1999 cars)
          • 0.24% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (87% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (69% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.78% fail on Rbt (sp) (69% better than other 1999 cars)
          • 0.66% fail on Service brake imbalance (59% better than other 1999 cars)
          • 0.18% fail on Service brake performance (84% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Brake performance not tested (69% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (130% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Anti-lock braking system (140% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Electronic stability control (7.3% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Mechanical brake components (28% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Brake linings and pads (42% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Brake pads (44% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Brake discs and drums (28% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Brake discs (31% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (40% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.060% fail on Cable
        • 0.060% fail on Lever
    • 0.84% fail on Parking brake control (120% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Lever (120% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (47% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Hand lever (110% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Pedal (14% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Flexible brake hoses (69% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.060% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.060% fail on Servos
    • 0.060% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.060% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 14% fail on Suspension (6.8% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 7.7% fail on Suspension arms (68% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Ball joint (170% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Pins and bushes (12% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Ball joint dust cover (12% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Anti-roll bars (32% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Linkage ball joints (93% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (150% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.97% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Linkage (45% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (63% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint (63% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.97% fail on Wheel bearings (32% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on Springs (58% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Coil springs (55% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.78% fail on Coil spring (57% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.060% fail on Mounting
    • 0.72% fail on Shock absorbers (34% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Other suspension component (12% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (10 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint (45% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.54% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (89% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Sub-frames (53% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Pins and bushes (120% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (5 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (68% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Axles (17% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Axle
      • 0.060% fail on Swivel joints/housing
      • 0.060% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.18% fail on Macpherson strut (20% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (98% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Macpherson strut
  • 14% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (4.8% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Headlamps (26% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Headlamp (31% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Headlamp levelling device (5.8% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Direction indicators (83% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Flashing type (83% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 3.3% fail on Individual direction indicators (110% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Side repeaters (98% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on All direction indicators (34% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim (0.23% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim (5.2% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (71% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (33% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Stop lamp (56% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Electrical equipment (50% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Battery(ies) (19% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (82% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Rear fog lamp (82% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Switch (67% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.060% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.18% fail on Position lamps (21% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Position lamp (15% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (1.2% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Main beam tell-tale
      • 0.060% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.060% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.060% fail on Switch
  • 10.0% fail on Steering (160% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Steering gear (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Steering rack (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Steering linkage components (100% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Track rod end (120% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Ball joint (160% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Drag link end (41% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Lock stop (25 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Power steering (52% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Other components (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Operation
      • 0.060% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.060% fail on Pump
    • 0.42% fail on Steering play (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Steering rack (5 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.060% fail on Steering wheel
  • 8.7% fail on Body, chassis, structure (14% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Transmission (51% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Drive shafts (57% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 4.5% fail on Joints (59% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.060% fail on Bearing housing
      • 0.12% fail on Prop shafts (41% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.060% fail on Prop shaft
        • 0.060% fail on Joints
    • 2.8% fail on Exhaust system (17% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on Fuel system (52% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Pipe (86% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (31% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Tank (20% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Hose
      • 0.060% fail on System
    • 0.42% fail on Bumpers (120% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Engine mounting (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Engine mounting condition (5 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Bracket
    • 0.36% fail on Seats (42% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Passenger's seat (160% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.30% fail on Doors (40% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Driver's door (72% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Door condition (83% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.060% fail on Door condition
    • 0.18% fail on Chassis (85% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Chassis condition (85% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Towbar (46% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Vehicle structure (43% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Boot lid (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Boot lid condition (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.060% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.060% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.060% fail on Body
      • 0.060% fail on Other body component
  • 7.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (9.3% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Exhaust emissions (8.5% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Spark ignition (18% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 3.6% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (5 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Catalyst emissions (62% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Emissions not tested (65% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Non catalyst emissions (40% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Compression ignition (84% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.54% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (12 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Emissions not tested (120% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (13% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.060% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 0.48% fail on Fluid leaks (14% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Engine oil leaks (29% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Other leaks (74% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 6.0% fail on Visibility (21% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Wipers (5.4% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Washers (80% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Bonnet (85% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on View to rear (2.2% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Mirrors (4.7% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Condition of glass (22% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Windscreen (25% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.060% fail on Driver's view
  • 6.0% fail on Tyres (21% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Condition (65% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Tread depth (14% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Size/type (45% worse than other 1999 cars)
  • 2.3% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (45% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Seat belts (57% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Condition (90% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Requirements (110% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 1.1% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (22% better than other 1999 cars)
  • 1.4% fail on Identification of the vehicle (51% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plates (52% worse than other 1999 cars)
  • 0.66% fail on Road Wheels (110% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Attachment (140% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.060% fail on Condition

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