Volvo V70 MOT Results

Registered in 2007
62.7% pass rate
from 3,257 tests in 2017
(5.9% better than other 2007 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 2007 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo V70 is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.9% fail on Position lamps (39% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Front lamps (36% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Rear lamps (52% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.031% fail on Switch
    • 6.7% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.28% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.031% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.12% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.092% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.031% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.031% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.031% fail on Switch
    • 1.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.3% fail on Side repeaters (160% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.58% fail on Individual lamps (65% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.46% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.46% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.061% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.46% fail on Stop lamp (89% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Trailer electrical socket (10 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Horn
    • 0.092% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.061% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.031% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 11% fail on Brakes (15% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Brake performance (44% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Parking brake performance (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Rear wheels (57% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.28% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.061% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.061% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.5% fail on Hub components
      • 2.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.46% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.092% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.031% fail on Brake back plates
    • 1.7% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.7% fail on Components
        • 1.6% fail on Hoses (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.092% fail on Pipes (93% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.031% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.061% fail on Leaks
      • 0.031% fail on Operation
    • 1.2% fail on Parking brake (86% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Condition (91% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.092% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.68% fail on Electronic stability system (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on ABS
    • 0.092% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.092% fail on Pedal
        • 0.092% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.092% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.061% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.031% fail on Lever
      • 0.031% fail on Cable
    • 0.031% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.031% fail on Components
        • 0.031% fail on Hoses
  • 9.1% fail on Tyres
    • 6.3% fail on Condition (70% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Tread depth (32% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Size/type
    • 0.031% fail on Valve stem
  • 6.9% fail on Suspension (54% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Anti-roll bars (51% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (59% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.092% fail on Attachment
      • 0.061% fail on Condition
      • 0.031% fail on Presence
    • 1.6% fail on Suspension arms (44% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (43% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Attachment
    • 1.4% fail on Coil springs (74% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Condition (75% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Location
    • 0.83% fail on Drive shafts (65% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Front drive shafts (65% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.80% fail on Constant velocity joints (66% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.031% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.64% fail on Shock absorbers (55% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Condition (55% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.52% fail on Trailing arms (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Wheel bearings (51% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Front
      • 0.061% fail on Rear (86% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.061% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.061% fail on Condition
    • 0.031% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.031% fail on Condition
    • 0.031% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.031% fail on Attachment
  • 4.1% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 2.8% fail on Exhaust system (32% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Fuel system (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on System (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Cap (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Tank
      • 0.061% fail on Hose (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Pipe
    • 0.12% fail on Emissions (92% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.031% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 3.0% fail on Driver's view of the road (51% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Wipers (51% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Washers (59% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.092% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.031% fail on Bonnet
  • 2.9% fail on Steering
    • 2.4% fail on Steering system
      • 2.1% fail on Track rod end (47% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.092% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.061% fail on Free play
        • 0.061% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.031% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.37% fail on Power steering
      • 0.18% fail on Operation
      • 0.12% fail on Other components
      • 0.031% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.031% fail on Rams
    • 0.15% fail on Steering operation (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.031% fail on Steering control
      • 0.031% fail on Steering wheel
  • 0.86% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.49% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.49% fail on Condition
    • 0.43% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.40% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.031% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.74% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.74% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.40% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.37% fail on Attachment
    • 0.031% fail on Condition
  • 0.25% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (70% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Body condition
    • 0.061% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.031% fail on Doors
      • 0.031% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.031% fail on Seats
      • 0.031% fail on Drivers
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