Volvo V70 MOT Results

Registered in 2001
49.9% pass rate
from 3,098 tests in 2020
(6.8% 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.

  • 22% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (29% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 7.3% fail on Direction indicators (200% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 7.3% fail on Flashing type (200% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 6.1% fail on Individual direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Side repeaters (41% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on All direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Headlamp aim (46% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Headlamp aim (47% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (27% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Headlamps (6.2% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Headlamp (3.3% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Headlamp levelling device (80% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Dipswitch (110% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Matched pair
    • 4.0% fail on Stop lamp (20% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (55% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (68% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (69% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Rear fog lamp (65% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Switch (150% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Position lamps (99% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Position lamp (67% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Switch (9 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.42% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Main beam tell-tale (8 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Electrical equipment (61% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Horn (70% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Electrical wiring (95% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Trailer electrical socket (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
  • 17% fail on Brakes (18% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 12% fail on Brake performance (47% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 8.5% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 8.1% fail on Rbt (sp) (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (160% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Parking brake performance (140% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 3.5% fail on Rbt (140% worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 2.9% fail on Parking brake performance (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.52% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.13% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.097% fail on Plate brake tester (180% worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.065% fail on Parking brake performance (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.032% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.065% fail on Decelerometer (170% worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.032% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.032% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 2.7% fail on Service brake performance (13% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 2.7% fail on Rbt (12% better than other 2001 cars)
          • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance (20% better than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.84% fail on Service brake imbalance (17% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.032% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.032% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.55% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (75% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.55% fail on Rbt (sp) (75% better than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.48% fail on Service brake imbalance (68% better than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.065% fail on Service brake performance (93% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Brake performance not tested (47% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Mechanical brake components (15% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Brake linings and pads (37% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Brake pads (37% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.032% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.1% fail on Brake discs and drums (4.8% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Brake discs (2.7% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (36% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.065% fail on Cable (65% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.065% fail on Lever (41% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.032% fail on Brake slack adjuster
    • 2.8% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (66% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Anti-lock braking system (77% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Electronic stability control (21% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.87% fail on Parking brake control (94% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Lever (94% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (61% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Hand lever (160% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Pedal (49% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.81% fail on Flexible brake hoses (140% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Hydraulic systems (23% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Brake fluid (48% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Servos
      • 0.032% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.097% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (52% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (13% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.032% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.032% fail on Servos
    • 0.032% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.032% fail on Other components
  • 15% fail on Suspension (13% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 7.7% fail on Suspension arms (42% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Pins and bushes (90% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Ball joint (40% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Ball joint dust cover (24% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 5.0% fail on Anti-roll bars (7.2% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Linkage ball joints (90% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (1.1% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Ball joint (76% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Pins and bushes (2.0% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Ball joint dust cover (28% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Linkage (50% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (87% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.032% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.4% fail on Shock absorbers (8.3% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Other suspension component (140% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.97% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Ball joint dust cover (140% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Pins and bushes (24% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Springs (64% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Coil springs (63% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.97% fail on Coil spring (63% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.032% fail on Mounting
    • 0.81% fail on Wheel bearings (42% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Macpherson strut (31% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (44% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Macpherson strut (21% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.097% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (97% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.065% fail on Sub-frames (90% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.032% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.032% fail on Axles
      • 0.032% fail on Axle
    • 0.032% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.032% fail on Ball joint
  • 12% fail on Body, chassis, structure (16% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Transmission (75% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Drive shafts (80% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 6.0% fail on Joints (78% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Drive shaft (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.032% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.19% fail on Prop shafts (2.9% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Joints (27% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Exhaust system (3.7% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.6% 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)
      • 0.39% fail on Pipe (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Hose
    • 0.71% fail on Doors (48% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Other passenger's door (110% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.48% fail on Door condition (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Front passenger's door (18% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Door condition (20% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Driver's door (49% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.065% fail on Door condition (42% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Body (14% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Other body component (82% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Seats (8.7% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Passenger's seat (130% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.19% fail on Engine mounting (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Engine mounting condition (44% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Bracket (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Bumpers (30% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.032% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.032% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 8.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (12% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 7.7% fail on Exhaust emissions (10% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 7.3% fail on Spark ignition (16% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 4.9% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (91% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 2.9% fail on Catalyst emissions (14% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.84% fail on Emissions not tested (22% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.032% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.39% fail on Compression ignition (50% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (63% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.097% fail on Emissions not tested (31% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.065% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (80% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.032% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 0.77% fail on Fluid leaks (26% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Engine oil leaks (14% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Other leaks (180% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.032% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.032% fail on Undertray
  • 7.0% fail on Tyres (15% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Tread depth (7.2% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Condition (36% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.097% fail on Size/type (58% better than other 2001 cars)
  • 6.6% fail on Visibility (19% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Wipers (14% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Washers (35% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on View to rear (7.6% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Mirrors (10% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Condition of glass (17% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Windscreen (21% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.097% fail on Driver's view (39% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.065% fail on Bonnet (52% better than other 2001 cars)
  • 4.3% fail on Steering (12% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Steering linkage components (2.6% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Track rod end (14% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Ball joint (110% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Drag link end (26% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Other components (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.097% fail on Steering linkage (8 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.032% fail on Lock stop
    • 0.97% fail on Steering gear (8.3% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Steering rack (6.3% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Operation (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Power steering (1.0% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Operation (25% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Pipes and hoses (2.8% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Pump (130% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Other components (43% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Steering wheel (7 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Steering play (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Steering rack (160% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.032% fail on Steering column
  • 2.3% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (36% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Seat belts (47% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Condition (93% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Requirements (170% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (14% better than other 2001 cars)
  • 0.84% fail on Identification of the vehicle (8.0% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on Registration plates (7.8% better than other 2001 cars)
  • 0.42% fail on Road Wheels (15% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Attachment (48% worse than other 2001 cars)
  • 0.032% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.032% fail on Speedometer

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