Volvo V70 MOT Results

Registered in 2008
72.5% pass rate
from 3,648 tests in 2017
(26% better than other 2008 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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo V70 is unusually good or bad.

  • 14% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (24% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.6% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.027% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.027% fail on Rear lamps
    • 4.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.4% fail on Registration plate lamp (33% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamps (24% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp (40% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.44% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.11% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.027% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 1.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.0% fail on Side repeaters (97% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on Individual lamps (57% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.22% fail on Stop lamp (94% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Rear fog lamp (66% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Fog lamp (71% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.14% fail on Horn
    • 0.055% fail on Battery (80% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.055% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.027% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.027% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 7.5% fail on Tyres
    • 5.2% fail on Condition (39% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Tread depth (35% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Size/type
    • 0.055% fail on Valve stem
  • 4.7% fail on Driver's view of the road (20% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Washers
    • 2.0% fail on Wipers (35% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.16% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.5% fail on Brakes (44% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Hub components
      • 3.2% fail on Brake pads (31% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Brake discs (55% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.85% fail on Brake performance (76% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Rear wheels (83% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Front wheels (75% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Parking brake performance (83% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.055% fail on Brake operation
    • 0.36% fail on Hydraulic systems (74% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Components (77% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Hoses
        • 0.027% fail on Pipes
      • 0.082% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.16% fail on Parking brake (71% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Electronic parking brake
      • 0.055% fail on Condition (89% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on ABS (70% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.082% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.082% fail on Pedal
        • 0.082% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.055% fail on Electronic stability system
  • 4.3% fail on Suspension (68% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Trailing arms (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Attachment
    • 1.0% fail on Anti-roll bars (64% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (66% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.11% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (76% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Condition
    • 0.58% fail on Suspension arms (77% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (76% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.30% fail on Front
      • 0.11% fail on Rear (70% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Drive shafts (81% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Front drive shafts (82% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Constant velocity joints (82% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.027% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.30% fail on Coil springs (94% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Condition (94% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Shock absorbers (77% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Condition (77% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.055% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.055% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.027% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.027% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.027% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.027% fail on Attachment
    • 0.027% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 1.5% fail on Steering
    • 0.90% fail on Steering system (36% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Track rod end (48% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.027% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.027% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.49% fail on Power steering (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Operation (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.027% fail on Other components
    • 0.11% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.027% fail on Steering control
      • 0.027% fail on Steering lock
  • 0.88% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (69% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Exhaust system (70% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.11% fail on System
      • 0.082% fail on Pipe
      • 0.055% fail on Cap
    • 0.055% fail on Emissions (95% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.055% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.82% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.55% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.55% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.27% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.25% fail on Condition
      • 0.027% fail on Attachment
  • 0.55% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.55% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.36% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.16% fail on Doors
      • 0.11% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.055% fail on Drivers
    • 0.082% fail on Body condition
    • 0.055% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.055% fail on Seats
      • 0.055% fail on Drivers
  • 0.27% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.19% fail on Attachment
    • 0.082% fail on Condition
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