Volvo V70 MOT Results

Registered in 2001
47.2% pass rate
from 4,743 tests in 2017
(6.3% worse than other 2001 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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo V70 is unusually good or bad.

  • 34% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (30% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 14% fail on Position lamps (95% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 11% fail on Front lamps (110% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Rear lamps (84% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on All position lamps (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 11% fail on Headlamp aim (62% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 11% fail on Registration plate lamp (58% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Direction indicators (140% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 7.0% fail on Flashing type (140% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 5.7% fail on Individual lamps (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.84% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.59% fail on All direction indicators (91% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Tell tales (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.042% fail on Switch
    • 5.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.6% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.34% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale' (9 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.063% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.021% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.13% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.084% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale' (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.021% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.021% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.063% fail on Switch
      • 0.021% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.021% fail on Dipswitch
    • 3.7% fail on Stop lamp (38% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.9% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.25% fail on Tell tale (150% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Switch
    • 0.23% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.15% fail on Trailer electrical socket (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.11% fail on Lamp
      • 0.021% fail on Switch
      • 0.021% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.11% fail on Horn (83% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.063% fail on Battery (94% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.042% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.021% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 21% fail on Suspension
    • 6.6% fail on Suspension arms (42% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (46% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Attachment
      • 0.021% fail on Condition
    • 6.4% fail on Drive shafts (46% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on Front drive shafts (47% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 6.3% fail on Constant velocity joints (48% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.021% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.063% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.063% fail on Drive shafts
    • 5.0% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.7% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.27% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.063% fail on Condition
      • 0.063% fail on Attachment
    • 3.5% fail on Front suspension joints (110% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.8% fail on Condition
    • 1.0% fail on Coil springs (72% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Condition (74% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Location
    • 0.80% fail on Wheel bearings (54% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Front
      • 0.15% fail on Rear (85% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.46% fail on Condition
    • 0.15% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.15% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.084% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.084% fail on Condition
    • 0.084% fail on Prescribed areas (98% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Spring mounting (75% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Component mounting
    • 0.063% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.063% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.042% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.042% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.042% fail on Trailing arms (89% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (86% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.042% fail on Sub-frames (91% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.021% fail on Attachment
    • 0.042% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 20% fail on Brakes (15% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 13% fail on Brake performance (34% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 9.7% fail on Parking brake performance (110% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Rear wheels (38% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Front wheels (50% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.17% fail on Service brake performance (84% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.021% fail on Gradient hand brake
      • 0.021% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.8% fail on Hydraulic systems (25% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Components (24% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 4.3% fail on Hoses (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Pipes (96% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.063% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.042% fail on Servos
      • 0.13% fail on Operation
      • 0.11% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.042% fail on Leaks (90% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Hub components
      • 2.8% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.63% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.084% fail on Brake calipers
    • 2.4% fail on Parking brake (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Condition (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on ABS
    • 0.30% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.30% fail on Pedal
        • 0.23% fail on Condition (140% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.063% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.21% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.17% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.15% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.063% fail on Components
        • 0.042% fail on Servos
        • 0.021% fail on Pipes
      • 0.063% fail on Leaks (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
    • 0.021% fail on Hand operated control valves
      • 0.021% fail on Operation
    • 0.021% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.021% fail on Lever
    • 0.021% fail on Locking devices
  • 9.7% fail on Tyres
    • 5.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.6% fail on Condition (19% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Size/type
    • 0.084% fail on Valve stem
  • 8.9% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.5% fail on Emissions
    • 1.4% fail on Fuel system (66% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Cap (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Pipe
      • 0.084% fail on Hose
      • 0.063% fail on System (78% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Tank
    • 0.67% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 7.4% fail on Driver's view of the road (24% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Wipers
    • 1.5% fail on Washers (59% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.53% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.084% fail on Bonnet
  • 3.7% fail on Steering (21% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Steering system (24% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Track rod end (51% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Steering rack (44% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Ball joint (82% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Steering arm (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Free play (130% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Steering rack (150% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.063% fail on Other components
        • 0.063% fail on Steering pivot point
      • 0.042% fail on Lock stop (25 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Power steering
      • 0.15% fail on Operation
      • 0.15% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.11% fail on Other components
      • 0.042% fail on Drive system
      • 0.021% fail on Pump
    • 0.21% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.17% fail on Steering control
      • 0.063% fail on Steering wheel
      • 0.063% fail on Steering column
      • 0.021% fail on Steering lock
      • 0.021% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.021% fail on Universal joint
  • 1.9% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (58% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.2% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.021% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.65% fail on Seat belts (78% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Condition
      • 0.063% fail on Attachment
      • 0.021% fail on Requirements
  • 1.3% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate
  • 1.2% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (63% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Doors
      • 0.38% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.19% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.063% fail on Drivers
    • 0.23% fail on Body condition (84% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Seats
      • 0.11% fail on Drivers
      • 0.063% fail on Passengers
    • 0.11% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.063% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.61% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.55% fail on Attachment (71% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.063% fail on Condition
  • 0.021% fail on Towbars
    • 0.021% fail on Towbar

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