Volvo V70 MOT Results

Registered in 2005
58.4% pass rate
from 4,813 tests in 2017
(7.7% better than other 2005 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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo V70 is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 8.2% fail on Position lamps (33% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Front lamps (30% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Rear lamps (51% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.021% fail on Switch
    • 7.9% fail on Registration plate lamp (27% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 7.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.8% fail on Headlamps (35% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Headlamp (30% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (190% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.083% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.021% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.021% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.042% fail on Matched pair
    • 1.3% fail on Stop lamp (73% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.93% fail on Direction indicators (68% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Flashing type (68% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.62% fail on Individual lamps (68% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Side repeaters (66% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.083% fail on All direction indicators (73% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Rear fog lamp (67% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Fog lamp (67% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.19% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.17% fail on Horn (64% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.083% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.062% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.021% fail on Battery
    • 0.021% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 16% fail on Brakes (19% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 12% fail on Brake performance (75% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 8.5% fail on Parking brake performance (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Rear wheels (79% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.75% fail on Brake imbalance (68% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.062% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.021% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.7% fail on Hub components (23% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.66% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.062% fail on Brake calipers
    • 2.2% fail on Parking brake (150% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Condition (170% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on ABS (89% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Hydraulic systems (89% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Components (89% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Hoses (66% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Pipes (96% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.021% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.021% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.021% fail on Operation
    • 0.31% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.12% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.062% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.062% fail on Pedal
        • 0.042% fail on Condition
        • 0.021% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.021% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.021% fail on Lever
  • 9.7% fail on Suspension (49% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Suspension arms (20% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.062% fail on Attachment
    • 2.5% fail on Drive shafts (30% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Front drive shafts (31% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Constant velocity joints (30% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.062% fail on Drive shafts
    • 2.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (55% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (63% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.23% fail on Attachment (170% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Linkage condition (64% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Condition
    • 1.5% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.60% fail on Coil springs (88% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Condition (89% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Location
    • 0.31% fail on Wheel bearings (79% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Front (69% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Rear (86% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Shock absorbers (83% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Condition (83% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.062% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.062% fail on Condition
    • 0.062% fail on Macpherson strut (73% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on Condition (73% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.062% fail on Prescribed areas (93% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Component mounting (94% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Spring mounting
    • 0.042% fail on Tie bars/rods (79% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Condition
      • 0.021% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.021% fail on General condition
  • 7.7% fail on Tyres
    • 4.9% fail on Condition (28% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Tread depth (39% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Size/type
    • 0.042% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.0% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 3.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.6% fail on Fuel system (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Cap (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on System
      • 0.15% fail on Pipe (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Tank
      • 0.021% fail on Hose
    • 0.44% fail on Emissions (79% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.062% fail on Emissions not tested (87% better than other 2005 cars)
  • 4.9% fail on Steering (23% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Steering system (26% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Track rod end (46% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.29% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.083% fail on Free play
        • 0.083% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.083% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.042% fail on Lock stop (36 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Other components
        • 0.021% fail on Steering pivot point
        • 0.021% fail on Steering component
    • 0.39% fail on Power steering
      • 0.19% fail on Other components
      • 0.12% fail on Operation
      • 0.10% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.021% fail on Electronic power steering
      • 0.021% fail on Pump
    • 0.12% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.021% fail on Steering control
      • 0.021% fail on Steering shaft
  • 3.6% fail on Driver's view of the road (54% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Wipers (49% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.91% fail on Washers (71% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.19% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.19% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.1% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (55% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Seat belts (42% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Condition
      • 0.042% fail on Attachment
    • 0.50% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (64% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (62% better than other 2005 cars)
  • 0.73% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.73% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.39% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.31% fail on Attachment
    • 0.083% fail on Condition
  • 0.25% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (82% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Doors (76% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Drivers
      • 0.042% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.021% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.083% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.042% fail on Body condition (91% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.021% fail on Seats
      • 0.021% fail on Drivers

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