Volvo V70 MOT Results

Registered in 2003
49.5% pass rate
from 5,155 tests in 2017
(3.9% worse than other 2003 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 2003 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo V70 is unusually good or bad.

  • 34% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (28% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 15% fail on Position lamps (110% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 13% fail on Front lamps (130% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Rear lamps (64% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.019% fail on Switch
    • 14% fail on Registration plate lamp (94% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 11% fail on Headlamp aim (39% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Direction indicators (66% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Flashing type (66% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 3.5% fail on Individual lamps (100% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.58% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.43% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.35% fail on Tell tales (8 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.078% fail on Switch
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamps (16% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp (27% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale' (15 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.14% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.097% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.039% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
        • 0.019% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.058% fail on Switch
      • 0.058% fail on Dipswitch
    • 2.6% fail on Stop lamp (54% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.4% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.078% fail on Switch
      • 0.058% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.21% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.14% fail on Horn (79% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.078% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.019% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.019% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.019% fail on Switch
  • 20% fail on Brakes (20% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 13% fail on Brake performance (64% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 10% fail on Parking brake performance (130% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 7.3% fail on Rear wheels (93% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Front wheels (39% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.097% fail on Service brake performance (85% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Parking brake operation
      • 0.019% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.9% fail on Hydraulic systems (38% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Components (36% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 3.6% fail on Hoses (170% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Pipes (96% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.019% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.019% fail on Valves
      • 0.078% fail on Operation
      • 0.058% fail on Leaks (83% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 2.8% fail on Hub components
      • 2.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.58% fail on Brake discs (37% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.039% fail on Brake back plates
      • 0.019% fail on Brake calipers
    • 2.5% fail on Parking brake (150% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Condition (150% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Fitment
    • 1.6% fail on ABS (57% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.23% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.23% fail on Pedal
        • 0.16% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.078% fail on Condition
    • 0.14% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.039% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.039% fail on Components
        • 0.039% fail on Hoses (12 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.019% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.019% fail on Lever
  • 16% fail on Suspension (24% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Suspension arms (17% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (20% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Attachment
      • 0.039% fail on Condition (79% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.6% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.21% fail on Attachment
      • 0.12% fail on Linkage condition (76% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Condition
      • 0.019% fail on Presence
    • 3.2% fail on Drive shafts (19% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 3.1% fail on Constant velocity joints (18% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.058% fail on Couplings
    • 2.8% fail on Front suspension joints (82% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.99% fail on Shock absorbers (30% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.99% fail on Condition (30% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Coil springs (85% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Condition (86% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Location
    • 0.31% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.31% fail on Condition
    • 0.29% fail on Wheel bearings (83% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Rear (83% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Front (84% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.12% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.039% fail on Condition
      • 0.019% fail on Attachment
    • 0.14% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.14% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.12% fail on Prescribed areas (94% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Component mounting (96% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Spring mounting
    • 0.078% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.078% fail on Condition
    • 0.039% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.019% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.019% fail on Attachment
    • 0.039% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.039% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.039% fail on Sub-frames (86% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.019% fail on Attachment
    • 0.019% fail on Torsion bars
      • 0.019% fail on Attachment
    • 0.019% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 9.4% fail on Tyres
    • 5.8% fail on Condition (52% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Tread depth (26% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Size/type
    • 0.039% fail on Valve stem
  • 6.3% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (17% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Exhaust system (18% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Fuel system (190% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Cap (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on System
      • 0.078% fail on Pipe
      • 0.039% fail on Tank
      • 0.019% fail on Hose
    • 0.80% fail on Emissions (76% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Emissions not tested (67% better than other 2003 cars)
  • 5.9% fail on Driver's view of the road (35% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Wipers (25% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Washers (57% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.39% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.039% fail on Bonnet
  • 5.6% fail on Steering
    • 4.6% fail on Steering system
      • 2.9% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.58% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.54% fail on Ball joint (84% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Free play (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.43% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.078% fail on Lock stop (48 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.019% fail on Other components
        • 0.019% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.72% fail on Power steering (55% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Other components (150% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Operation
      • 0.17% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.058% fail on Pump
      • 0.039% fail on Rams
    • 0.33% fail on Steering operation (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Steering control (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Steering column (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Steering wheel (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Steering shaft
  • 2.1% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (37% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.4% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.70% fail on Seat belts (62% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Condition
      • 0.019% fail on Requirements
      • 0.019% fail on Attachment
  • 1.1% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.78% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (65% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Body condition (75% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Doors (67% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Passengers other (60% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.019% fail on Drivers
    • 0.14% fail on Speedometer (7 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.078% fail on Seats (70% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Drivers
      • 0.019% fail on Passengers
    • 0.039% fail on Body security
  • 0.60% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.50% fail on Attachment
    • 0.097% fail on Condition
  • 0.058% fail on Towbars
    • 0.039% fail on Towbar
    • 0.019% fail on Vehicle structure

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