Volvo V70 MOT Results

Registered in 2002
49.6% pass rate
from 5,222 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 2002 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo V70 is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (18% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Position lamps (92% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Position lamp (93% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.019% fail on Switch
    • 6.0% fail on Headlamp aim (23% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Headlamp aim (21% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 5.9% fail on Direction indicators (150% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Flashing type (150% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 4.6% fail on Individual direction indicators (190% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.96% fail on All direction indicators (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.54% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.019% fail on Switch
    • 5.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.4% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.65% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.096% fail on Dipswitch
    • 4.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (71% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Stop lamp (52% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.15% fail on Switch (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.019% fail on Front fog lamps
    • 1.0% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (12 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.96% fail on Main beam tell-tale (23 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.25% fail on Electrical equipment (76% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Horn (72% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.077% fail on Trailer electrical socket (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.038% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 18% fail on Brakes (17% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 13% fail on Brake performance (59% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 10% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (140% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 10.0% fail on Rbt (sp) (150% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.019% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
        • 0.019% fail on Gradient tester (sp)
      • 4.7% fail on Parking brake performance (170% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 4.6% fail on Rbt (170% worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 4.1% fail on Parking brake performance (170% worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.48% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (170% worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.077% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.13% fail on Plate brake tester (190% worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.077% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.057% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.019% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.019% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 2.6% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.6% fail on Rbt
          • 1.9% fail on Service brake performance (26% better than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.82% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.057% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.057% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.019% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.019% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.44% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (79% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.40% fail on Rbt (sp) (80% better than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.38% fail on Service brake imbalance (73% better than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.038% fail on Service brake performance (95% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.038% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.25% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.0% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.3% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.3% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.019% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.84% fail on Brake discs and drums (32% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.84% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.038% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (87% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.019% fail on Cable
        • 0.019% fail on Lever
    • 1.9% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (37% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Anti-lock braking system (52% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 1.8% fail on Parking brake control (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Lever (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (84% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Hand lever (190% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Pedal
    • 0.65% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.21% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.15% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.038% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.019% fail on Master cylinder
    • 0.096% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.077% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.019% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.038% fail on Rigid brake pipes (99% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.019% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.019% fail on Servos
    • 0.019% fail on Pressure storage reservoirs
      • 0.019% fail on Air and vacuum systems
  • 15% fail on Suspension (17% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 7.1% fail on Suspension arms (15% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Pins and bushes (58% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.65% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.057% fail on Suspension arm (81% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.6% fail on Linkage ball joints (60% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Pins and bushes (200% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.77% fail on Ball joint (63% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.13% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (79% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Linkage (75% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.077% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.038% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.019% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.7% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.2% fail on Other suspension component (120% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.96% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.077% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.019% fail on Other suspension component
    • 0.69% fail on Springs (80% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Coil springs (79% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.69% fail on Coil spring (79% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Wheel bearings (75% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.19% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.096% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.019% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.019% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.31% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (90% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.057% fail on Axles
      • 0.019% fail on Axle
      • 0.019% fail on Swivel joints/housing
      • 0.019% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.057% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.038% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.019% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.038% fail on Sub-frames (93% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.019% fail on Ball joint
  • 10% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 4.9% fail on Transmission (23% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Drive shafts (24% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 4.7% fail on Joints (25% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.019% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.23% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.23% fail on Joints
    • 3.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.4% fail on Fuel system (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (6 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Tank
      • 0.13% fail on Pipe
      • 0.077% fail on System
      • 0.038% fail on Hose
    • 0.44% fail on Doors
      • 0.17% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.17% fail on Door condition
      • 0.15% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.15% fail on Door condition
      • 0.11% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.11% fail on Door condition
    • 0.15% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.15% fail on Seats
      • 0.13% fail on Passenger's seat
      • 0.019% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.13% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.13% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.096% fail on Body (71% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Other body component
    • 0.057% fail on Undertray
    • 0.038% fail on Integral vehicle structure (95% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (95% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.038% fail on Towbar
      • 0.038% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.038% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.038% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 8.1% fail on Tyres (13% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.3% fail on Condition (49% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Size/type
  • 7.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 6.9% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 5.9% fail on Spark ignition
        • 4.5% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (52% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Catalyst emissions (46% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Emissions not tested (57% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.67% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.21% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.15% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.019% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.019% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.019% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.019% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 0.69% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.54% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.077% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.057% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.019% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.019% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.019% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 6.5% fail on Visibility (24% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Wipers
    • 2.1% fail on Washers (43% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on View to rear
      • 0.21% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.17% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.15% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.15% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.077% fail on Bonnet
  • 3.4% fail on Steering (28% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Steering linkage components (37% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Track rod end (52% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Ball joint (150% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.11% fail on Lock stop (37 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.019% fail on Other components
        • 0.019% fail on Steering linkage
      • 0.019% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.79% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.77% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.019% fail on Operation
    • 0.31% fail on Power steering
      • 0.11% fail on Other components
      • 0.096% fail on Operation
      • 0.077% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.019% fail on Pump
    • 0.17% fail on Steering play
      • 0.17% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.038% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.019% fail on Steering column
    • 0.019% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.019% fail on Universal joint
  • 3.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (20% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (30% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.98% fail on Seat belts (56% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Condition (59% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Requirements
      • 0.019% fail on Attachment
      • 0.019% fail on Pre-tensioners
    • 0.057% fail on Airbags
      • 0.057% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 1.1% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.69% fail on Road Wheels (61% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Attachment
    • 0.19% fail on Condition
  • 0.21% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter (8 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Speedometer (9 times worse than other 2002 cars)

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