Volvo V70 MOT Results

Registered in 2004
52.4% pass rate
from 4,922 tests in 2017
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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo V70 is unusually good or bad.

  • 30% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (19% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 12% fail on Position lamps (82% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 10% fail on Front lamps (91% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Rear lamps (60% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on All position lamps (170% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Switch
    • 11% fail on Registration plate lamp (68% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 10% fail on Headlamp aim (43% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.8% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.12% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.12% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.020% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.10% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.061% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.020% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.020% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.020% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.020% fail on Switch
    • 2.4% fail on Stop lamp (55% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Direction indicators (38% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Flashing type (38% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Individual lamps (38% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.77% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.20% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.63% fail on Rear fog lamp (50% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Fog lamp (53% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Switch
    • 0.33% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.20% fail on Trailer electrical socket (6 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Horn (77% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.020% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.020% fail on Lamp
  • 18% fail on Brakes (19% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 13% fail on Brake performance (75% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 9.3% fail on Parking brake performance (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 7.4% fail on Rear wheels (100% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.57% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.10% fail on Service brake performance (72% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.061% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.0% fail on Hub components
      • 2.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.57% fail on Brake discs (40% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.020% fail on Brake calipers
    • 2.4% fail on Parking brake (140% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Condition (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on ABS (82% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.87% fail on Hydraulic systems (83% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Components (85% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.57% fail on Hoses (46% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Pipes (96% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.041% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.061% fail on Operation
      • 0.041% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.041% fail on Leaks (87% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.14% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.12% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.12% fail on Pedal
        • 0.081% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.041% fail on Condition
  • 13% fail on Suspension (33% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 5.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (19% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Attachment
      • 0.020% fail on Condition
    • 4.0% fail on Drive shafts
      • 4.0% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 3.9% fail on Constant velocity joints
        • 0.020% fail on Couplings
        • 0.020% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.061% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.061% fail on Drive shafts
    • 3.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (43% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (58% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.20% fail on Attachment
      • 0.081% fail on Linkage condition (82% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Condition
      • 0.020% fail on Presence
    • 1.7% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.39% fail on Shock absorbers (73% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Condition (73% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Coil springs (93% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Condition (94% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Location
    • 0.33% fail on Wheel bearings (80% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Rear (81% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Front (80% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.18% fail on Condition
    • 0.061% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.061% fail on Condition
    • 0.061% fail on Trailing arms (74% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.041% fail on Tie bars/rods (82% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (80% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.041% fail on Prescribed areas (97% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.020% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.020% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.020% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.020% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.020% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.020% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 9.1% fail on Tyres
    • 5.8% fail on Condition (52% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Tread depth (32% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Size/type
    • 0.061% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.9% fail on Steering (21% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Steering system (18% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Track rod end (36% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.28% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.14% fail on Free play
        • 0.14% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.10% fail on Lock stop (111 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.041% fail on Other components
        • 0.020% fail on Steering pivot point
        • 0.020% fail on Steering component
    • 0.61% fail on Power steering
      • 0.26% fail on Other components (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Operation
      • 0.16% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.061% fail on Rams
      • 0.020% fail on Drive system
      • 0.020% fail on Pump
    • 0.28% fail on Steering operation (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.081% fail on Steering control
      • 0.041% fail on Steering wheel
      • 0.041% fail on Steering column
  • 5.8% fail on Driver's view of the road (33% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Wipers (29% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Washers (51% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.65% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.26% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.081% fail on Bonnet
  • 5.3% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (19% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Exhaust system (19% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Fuel system (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Cap (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Pipe
      • 0.081% fail on System
      • 0.061% fail on Hose (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Tank
    • 0.85% fail on Emissions (68% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Emissions not tested (83% better than other 2004 cars)
  • 1.2% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (61% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.67% fail on Seat belts (54% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Condition
      • 0.061% fail on Requirements
      • 0.041% fail on Attachment
    • 0.55% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (66% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (64% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.75% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.75% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.57% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.39% fail on Attachment
    • 0.18% fail on Condition
  • 0.51% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (71% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Body condition (73% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Doors (66% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Drivers
      • 0.041% fail on Passengers other (83% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.061% fail on Seats
      • 0.041% fail on Drivers
      • 0.020% fail on Passengers
    • 0.041% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.041% fail on Body security
    • 0.020% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.020% fail on Load security
      • 0.020% fail on Bootlid

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