Volvo V70 MOT Results

Registered in 2009
71.6% pass rate
from 3,741 tests in 2017
(13% better than other 2009 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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo V70 is unusually good or bad.

  • 15% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 5.5% fail on Headlamp aim (38% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.5% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.053% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.1% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.45% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.29% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamps (33% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp (40% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.16% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.027% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.027% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.027% fail on Matched pair
    • 0.27% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.27% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.16% fail on Stop lamp (95% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Horn
    • 0.080% fail on Battery
    • 0.053% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.027% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.027% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.027% fail on Lamp
      • 0.027% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.027% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 8.0% fail on Tyres
    • 5.5% fail on Condition (57% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Tread depth (21% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.1% fail on Suspension (52% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Trailing arms (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment (11 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Coil springs (71% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Condition (70% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Anti-roll bars (70% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (69% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (73% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.51% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.32% fail on Front
      • 0.19% fail on Rear
    • 0.45% fail on Shock absorbers (61% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Condition (61% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Suspension arms (81% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (81% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Drive shafts (78% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Front drive shafts (78% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Constant velocity joints (77% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.053% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.053% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.053% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.053% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.053% fail on Front suspension joints (89% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.027% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.027% fail on Attachment
  • 4.4% fail on Brakes (32% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Hub components
      • 3.0% fail on Brake pads (30% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.053% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.027% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.88% fail on Brake performance (69% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Front wheels (50% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Parking brake performance (73% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.11% fail on Rear wheels (93% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Service brake performance
    • 0.35% fail on Hydraulic systems (56% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Components (63% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Hoses
        • 0.027% fail on Pipes
      • 0.11% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.053% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.053% fail on Parking brake (88% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.053% fail on ABS (80% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.027% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.027% fail on Pedal
        • 0.027% fail on Anti-slip
  • 3.8% fail on Driver's view of the road (27% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Washers
    • 1.6% fail on Wipers (44% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.053% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.027% fail on Mirrors
  • 0.86% fail on Steering
    • 0.78% fail on Steering system
      • 0.37% fail on Steering rack (140% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Track rod end (52% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.080% fail on Steering operation
  • 0.70% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (65% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Exhaust system (71% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.19% fail on System
      • 0.027% fail on Pipe
    • 0.11% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.027% fail on Emissions
  • 0.43% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.43% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.40% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.21% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.21% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.21% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.21% fail on Condition
  • 0.37% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.21% fail on Attachment
    • 0.16% fail on Condition
  • 0.19% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.11% fail on Body condition
    • 0.053% fail on Doors
      • 0.053% fail on Drivers
    • 0.053% fail on Seats
      • 0.053% fail on Drivers
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