Volvo V70 MOT Results

Registered in 2000
51.7% pass rate
from 4,132 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 2000 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo V70 is unusually good or bad.

  • 29% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (19% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 10% fail on Registration plate lamp (72% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 9.2% fail on Headlamp aim (34% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 9.1% fail on Position lamps (40% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 7.5% fail on Front lamps (56% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.19% fail on All position lamps (180% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Switch (15 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Direction indicators (92% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Flashing type (92% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 4.1% fail on Individual lamps (140% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Side repeaters (45% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.41% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.048% fail on Switch
        • 0.024% fail on Tell tales
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.9% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.27% fail on Switch (7 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.048% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.024% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.073% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.048% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.024% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 2.5% fail on Stop lamp (56% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 2.0% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.19% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.048% fail on Switch
    • 0.92% fail on Battery
    • 0.17% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.073% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.073% fail on Horn (87% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.024% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 19% fail on Suspension (13% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Suspension arms (43% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (49% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment
    • 5.5% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 4.4% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (32% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.17% fail on Linkage condition (71% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Condition
      • 0.048% fail on Attachment
    • 4.1% fail on Drive shafts
      • 4.1% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 4.1% fail on Constant velocity joints
      • 0.073% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.073% fail on Drive shafts
    • 3.1% fail on Front suspension joints (100% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.87% fail on Coil springs (72% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Condition (71% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.58% fail on Condition
    • 0.56% fail on Wheel bearings (71% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Front
      • 0.097% fail on Rear (92% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.34% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.19% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.17% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.024% fail on Attachment
    • 0.073% fail on Sub-frames (85% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.024% fail on Condition
    • 0.048% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.048% fail on Condition
    • 0.048% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.048% fail on Prescribed areas (99% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.024% fail on Spring mounting
    • 0.024% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.024% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 18% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Brake performance (17% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 6.7% fail on Parking brake performance (56% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Rear wheels (21% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Front wheels (32% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.17% fail on Service brake performance (85% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.024% fail on Brake operation
    • 3.8% fail on Hydraulic systems (42% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Components (42% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 3.3% fail on Hoses (120% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Pipes (96% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.048% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.048% fail on Servos
      • 0.12% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.12% fail on Operation
      • 0.024% fail on Leaks
    • 3.3% fail on Hub components
      • 2.7% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.61% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.12% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.048% fail on Brake back plates
    • 2.6% fail on ABS (85% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Parking brake (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Condition (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.22% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.22% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.22% fail on Pedal
        • 0.17% fail on Condition
        • 0.048% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.024% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.024% fail on Cable
    • 0.024% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.024% fail on Leaks
  • 8.8% fail on Tyres
    • 4.5% fail on Condition
    • 4.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.27% fail on Size/type
    • 0.22% fail on Valve stem
  • 8.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (22% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.4% fail on Emissions (46% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.87% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.39% fail on System
      • 0.36% fail on Cap
      • 0.073% fail on Hose
      • 0.024% fail on Tank
      • 0.024% fail on Pipe
    • 0.61% fail on Emissions not tested (46% better than other 2000 cars)
  • 7.4% fail on Driver's view of the road (23% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Wipers
    • 1.3% fail on Washers (64% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.31% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.048% fail on Bonnet
  • 6.8% fail on Steering (45% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Steering system (51% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.9% fail on Steering rack (86% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Free play (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.56% fail on Steering rack (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Lock stop (49 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Steering arm (150% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.073% fail on Other components
        • 0.048% fail on Steering pivot point
        • 0.024% fail on Steering component
      • 0.024% fail on Intermediate drop arm
    • 0.51% fail on Power steering
      • 0.29% fail on Other components
      • 0.097% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.073% fail on Operation
      • 0.048% fail on Rams
      • 0.024% fail on Pump
    • 0.19% fail on Steering control (180% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Steering wheel (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Steering column
      • 0.024% fail on Steering lock
    • 0.17% fail on Steering operation
  • 2.9% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (43% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.6% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.024% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.024% fail on Passengers airbag
    • 1.3% fail on Seat belts (62% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Condition (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Attachment
      • 0.073% fail on Requirements
      • 0.048% fail on Prescribed areas (98% better than other 2000 cars)
  • 1.6% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate
  • 1.4% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (63% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.77% fail on Doors
      • 0.63% fail on Passengers other (100% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Drivers
      • 0.073% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.22% fail on Body condition (88% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Seats
      • 0.12% fail on Passengers
      • 0.024% fail on Drivers
    • 0.12% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.097% fail on Load security
      • 0.048% fail on Bootlid
      • 0.048% fail on Tailgate
    • 0.024% fail on Body security
  • 0.44% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.41% fail on Attachment
    • 0.024% fail on Condition
  • 0.15% fail on Towbars
    • 0.073% fail on Towbar (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.073% fail on Vehicle structure
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