Volvo V70 MOT Results

Registered in 2002
48.1% pass rate
from 5,919 tests in 2017
(4.7% worse than other 2002 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 2002 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo V70 is unusually good or bad.

  • 34% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (24% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 14% fail on Position lamps (95% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 12% fail on Front lamps (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Rear lamps (44% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on All position lamps (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Switch (14 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 12% fail on Registration plate lamp (73% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 10% fail on Headlamp aim (37% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Direction indicators (130% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Flashing type (130% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 4.5% fail on Individual lamps (160% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.96% fail on All direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.51% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.44% fail on Tell tales (23 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.068% fail on Switch
      • 0.017% fail on Semaphore
        • 0.017% fail on Tell tales
    • 4.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.8% fail on Headlamp (18% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (7 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.71% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale' (24 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.17% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (150% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale' (10 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.12% fail on Switch (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Dipswitch
      • 0.017% fail on Matched pair
    • 2.9% fail on Stop lamp (55% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.3% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.15% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.068% fail on Switch
    • 0.29% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.14% fail on Trailer electrical socket (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Horn (82% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.034% fail on Battery (96% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.034% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.034% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.034% fail on Hazard warning (87% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Tell tale
  • 20% fail on Brakes (16% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 13% fail on Brake performance (49% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 9.6% fail on Parking brake performance (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 6.7% fail on Rear wheels (70% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Front wheels (45% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.084% fail on Service brake performance (90% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.017% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.9% fail on Hydraulic systems (38% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Components (37% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 3.6% fail on Hoses (160% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.084% fail on Pipes (98% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Servos
      • 0.084% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.051% fail on Operation
      • 0.051% fail on Leaks (86% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Hub components
      • 2.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.68% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.15% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.017% fail on Brake linings
    • 2.7% fail on Parking brake (160% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Condition (160% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on ABS (45% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.14% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.14% fail on Pedal
        • 0.084% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.051% fail on Condition
    • 0.14% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.084% fail on Components
        • 0.068% fail on Servos
        • 0.017% fail on Hoses
      • 0.034% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
      • 0.034% fail on Leaks
    • 0.14% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.051% fail on Mechanical components (79% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Cable (76% better than other 2002 cars)
  • 19% fail on Suspension (13% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Anti-roll bars (24% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (20% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (73% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Attachment (130% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Linkage condition (63% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Condition
    • 6.0% fail on Suspension arms (26% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (29% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment
      • 0.017% fail on Condition
    • 4.3% fail on Drive shafts
      • 4.3% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 4.2% fail on Constant velocity joints
        • 0.017% fail on Couplings
        • 0.017% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.051% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.051% fail on Drive shafts
    • 2.2% fail on Front suspension joints (44% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.63% fail on Coil springs (85% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Condition (87% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Location
    • 0.37% fail on Wheel bearings (79% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Front (74% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Rear (84% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Macpherson strut (58% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Condition (58% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.14% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.017% fail on Attachment
    • 0.084% fail on Prescribed areas (97% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Component mounting (97% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Spring mounting
    • 0.068% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.068% fail on Condition
    • 0.068% fail on Trailing arms (79% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (75% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.068% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.068% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.051% fail on Sub-frames (85% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Attachment
    • 0.034% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.034% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.017% fail on Panhard rods
      • 0.017% fail on Condition
  • 10.0% fail on Tyres
    • 5.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 5.0% fail on Condition (30% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Size/type
    • 0.15% fail on Valve stem
  • 8.2% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.8% fail on Fuel system (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Cap (6 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on System
      • 0.14% fail on Pipe
      • 0.051% fail on Tank
      • 0.051% fail on Hose
    • 2.2% fail on Emissions (35% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Emissions not tested (56% better than other 2002 cars)
  • 6.5% fail on Driver's view of the road (31% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Wipers (17% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Washers (63% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.34% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.051% fail on Bonnet
  • 3.4% fail on Steering (31% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Steering system (36% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Track rod end (68% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Steering rack (35% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Ball joint (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Free play (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Steering rack (120% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Steering arm (150% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.084% fail on Lock stop (37 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Other components
        • 0.034% fail on Steering pivot point
        • 0.017% fail on Steering component
      • 0.017% fail on Steering box
      • 0.017% fail on Intermediate drop arm
    • 0.42% fail on Power steering
      • 0.17% fail on Operation
      • 0.15% fail on Other components
      • 0.14% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.017% fail on Rams
    • 0.24% fail on Steering operation (140% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.034% fail on Steering control
      • 0.034% fail on Steering column
    • 0.017% fail on Locking devices
  • 2.2% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (47% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (27% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (29% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.93% fail on Seat belts (63% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Condition (49% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Requirements
      • 0.017% fail on Attachment
      • 0.017% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.4% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate
  • 1.2% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (58% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Doors
      • 0.20% fail on Drivers
      • 0.17% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.084% fail on Passengers other (79% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Speedometer (11 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Seats
      • 0.19% fail on Passengers
      • 0.034% fail on Drivers (82% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.12% fail on Body condition (90% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.034% fail on Vehicle structure (94% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Chassis (94% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Load security
      • 0.017% fail on Bootlid
  • 0.68% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.52% fail on Attachment
    • 0.15% fail on Condition
  • 0.051% fail on Towbars
    • 0.051% fail on Towbar

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