Volvo V70 MOT Results

Registered in 2006
58.9% pass rate
from 3,614 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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo V70 is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 9.0% fail on Position lamps (53% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 7.3% fail on Front lamps (56% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Rear lamps (67% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.028% fail on Switch
    • 8.2% fail on Registration plate lamp (37% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.25% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.028% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.11% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.083% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.028% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.8% fail on Direction indicators (28% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Flashing type (28% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Side repeaters (100% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.64% fail on Individual lamps (64% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.2% fail on Stop lamp (73% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Rear fog lamp (66% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Fog lamp (65% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.14% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.11% fail on Horn (72% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.055% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.055% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.028% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.028% fail on Switch
  • 15% fail on Brakes (32% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 9.4% fail on Brake performance (67% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Parking brake performance (100% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Rear wheels (52% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.72% fail on Brake imbalance (90% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.083% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.055% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.028% fail on Parking brake operation
      • 0.028% fail on Brake operation
    • 3.0% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 2.9% fail on Components
        • 2.8% fail on Hoses (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.083% fail on Pipes (96% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.028% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.028% fail on Leaks
    • 2.5% fail on Hub components (25% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.33% fail on Brake discs (63% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Parking brake (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Condition (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on ABS (57% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.97% fail on Electronic stability system (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.055% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.055% fail on Pedal
        • 0.028% fail on Condition
        • 0.028% fail on Anti-slip
  • 8.7% fail on Suspension (48% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.083% fail on Attachment
      • 0.028% fail on Condition
    • 2.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (48% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (56% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.14% fail on Attachment
      • 0.083% fail on Condition
      • 0.055% fail on Linkage condition (80% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Drive shafts (39% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Front drive shafts (38% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Constant velocity joints (38% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.47% fail on Wheel bearings (57% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Front
      • 0.11% fail on Rear (83% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Shock absorbers (80% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Condition (80% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Coil springs (96% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Condition (96% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.083% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.055% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.028% fail on Condition
    • 0.055% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.055% fail on Condition
    • 0.028% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.028% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.028% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.028% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.028% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.028% fail on Condition
  • 8.4% fail on Tyres
    • 5.7% fail on Condition (48% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Tread depth (39% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Size/type
    • 0.055% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.0% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 3.3% fail on Exhaust system (29% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Fuel system (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Cap (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on System (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Pipe (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.083% fail on Hose (11 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Tank
    • 0.17% fail on Emissions (90% better than other 2006 cars)
  • 4.6% fail on Steering (53% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Steering system (49% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Track rod end (87% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.055% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.055% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.055% fail on Other components
        • 0.028% fail on Steering pivot point
        • 0.028% fail on Steering component
      • 0.028% fail on Lock stop
    • 0.36% fail on Power steering
      • 0.19% fail on Other components
      • 0.14% fail on Operation
      • 0.11% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.25% fail on Steering operation (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Steering control
      • 0.055% fail on Steering column
      • 0.028% fail on Steering lock
      • 0.028% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.028% fail on Locking devices
  • 3.7% fail on Driver's view of the road (46% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Wipers (40% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.83% fail on Washers (70% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.30% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.17% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (43% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.53% fail on Condition
      • 0.055% fail on Attachment
    • 0.44% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (59% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (61% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.80% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.80% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.44% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (57% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Body condition
    • 0.11% fail on Seats
      • 0.11% fail on Passengers
    • 0.083% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.028% fail on Doors
      • 0.028% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.028% fail on Load security
      • 0.028% fail on Access panel
  • 0.17% fail on Road Wheels (62% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Attachment

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