Volvo V70 MOT Results

Registered in 2001
49.6% pass rate
from 3,902 tests in 2020
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.

  • 25% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (25% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Headlamp aim (47% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Headlamp aim (44% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 6.0% fail on Position lamps (92% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Position lamp (90% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.026% fail on Switch
    • 6.0% fail on Direction indicators (140% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Flashing type (140% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 5.2% fail on Individual direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.62% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.41% fail on All direction indicators (150% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.026% fail on Switch
    • 4.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.2% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.51% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.077% fail on Dipswitch
    • 3.9% fail on Stop lamp (28% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (51% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (38% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Rear fog lamp (38% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.18% fail on Switch (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Electrical equipment (83% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.077% fail on Horn (86% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.051% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.15% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.13% fail on Main beam tell-tale (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.026% fail on Daytime running lamps
  • 17% fail on Brakes (9.9% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 12% fail on Brake performance (41% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 8.9% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (110% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 8.4% fail on Rbt (sp) (110% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.46% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (170% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.051% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 3.4% fail on Parking brake performance (91% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 3.3% fail on Rbt (92% worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 3.0% fail on Parking brake performance (99% worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.28% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.026% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.10% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.10% fail on Parking brake performance (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.026% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.026% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 2.7% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.6% fail on Rbt
          • 1.9% fail on Service brake performance (28% better than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.90% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.051% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.051% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.49% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (80% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.46% fail on Rbt (sp) (80% better than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.38% fail on Service brake imbalance (76% better than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.10% fail on Service brake performance (89% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.026% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.026% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.18% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.6% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.1% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.74% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.74% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.077% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (73% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.026% fail on Cable
        • 0.026% fail on Lever
        • 0.026% fail on Linkage
    • 2.0% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.8% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.26% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 1.3% fail on Parking brake control (160% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Lever (160% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.97% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (69% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Hand lever (140% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Pedal
    • 0.49% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.38% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.26% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.051% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.026% fail on Servos
      • 0.026% fail on Master cylinder
      • 0.026% fail on Valves
    • 0.10% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.077% fail on Servos
      • 0.026% fail on Leaks
    • 0.077% fail on Rigid brake pipes (98% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.051% fail on Pressure storage reservoirs (16 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Air and vacuum systems (26 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.051% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (79% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.026% fail on Hand operated control valves
      • 0.026% fail on Condition
  • 16% fail on Suspension (14% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 8.3% fail on Suspension arms (40% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Pins and bushes (79% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Ball joint (38% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.077% fail on Suspension arm (75% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 5.4% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.5% fail on Linkage ball joints (71% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.59% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.59% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.33% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.26% fail on Linkage
      • 0.23% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (69% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.077% fail on Anti-roll bar
    • 1.6% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.1% fail on Other suspension component (95% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Ball joint (180% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.026% fail on Other suspension component
    • 0.79% fail on Springs (74% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Coil springs (73% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.79% fail on Coil spring (73% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Wheel bearings (65% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.21% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.13% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.10% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.18% fail on Sub-frames (73% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.051% fail on Ball joint (6 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.026% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.026% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.13% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (97% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.026% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.026% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 12% fail on Body, chassis, structure (14% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Transmission (53% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Drive shafts (55% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 5.6% fail on Joints (55% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.051% fail on Flexible couplings
        • 0.026% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.31% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.31% fail on Joints
    • 4.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.8% fail on Fuel system (190% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on System (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Tank
      • 0.10% fail on Pipe
      • 0.077% fail on Hose
    • 0.72% fail on Doors
      • 0.38% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.38% fail on Door condition
      • 0.23% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.23% fail on Door condition
      • 0.10% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.10% fail on Door condition
    • 0.33% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.21% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.21% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.15% fail on Seats
      • 0.077% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.077% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.10% fail on Body (72% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.077% fail on Other body component
      • 0.026% fail on Panel
    • 0.026% fail on Towbar
      • 0.026% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.026% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.026% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 9.9% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (16% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 9.4% fail on Exhaust emissions (18% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 9.1% fail on Spark ignition (27% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 6.6% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (100% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 2.9% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.77% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.077% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.026% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.026% fail on Oxygen sensor
          • 0.026% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.051% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.44% fail on Compression ignition (54% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.10% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (78% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.051% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.026% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.026% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.026% fail on Pre 01/01/1980 visual
        • 0.026% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.69% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.54% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.077% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
      • 0.077% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.026% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 7.2% fail on Tyres
    • 4.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.5% fail on Condition (25% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Size/type
  • 6.1% fail on Visibility (28% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Wipers
    • 1.7% fail on Washers (53% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on View to rear
      • 0.38% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.21% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.18% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.026% fail on Window
    • 0.13% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.10% fail on Bonnet
  • 3.7% fail on Steering
    • 2.3% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.8% fail on Track rod end (28% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.15% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.051% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.026% fail on Lock stop
    • 0.64% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.62% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.026% fail on Operation
    • 0.36% fail on Power steering
      • 0.21% fail on Operation
      • 0.10% fail on Other components
      • 0.051% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.026% fail on Pump
    • 0.33% fail on Steering play (140% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Steering rack (160% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Steering wheel (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.077% fail on Steering column
  • 2.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (34% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 1.1% fail on Seat belts (56% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Condition (80% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Requirements
      • 0.026% fail on Pre-tensioners
    • 0.026% fail on Airbags
      • 0.026% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.95% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.95% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.36% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.31% fail on Attachment
    • 0.026% fail on Condition
    • 0.026% fail on Hubs

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