Volvo V70 MOT Results

Registered in 2010
74.4% pass rate
from 2,782 tests in 2017
(12% better than other 2010 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 2010 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo V70 is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 4.4% fail on Headlamp aim (28% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Position lamps (29% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Front lamps (52% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Rear lamps (75% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.036% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.036% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.036% fail on Matched pair
    • 1.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.83% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.50% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.14% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.14% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.14% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.14% fail on Stop lamp (94% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Trailer electrical socket (8 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.036% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 7.5% fail on Tyres
    • 4.7% fail on Condition (39% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.14% fail on Size/type
    • 0.072% fail on Valve stem
  • 4.1% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.1% fail on Wipers
    • 1.8% fail on Washers
    • 0.29% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.18% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.036% fail on Mirrors
  • 3.6% fail on Brakes (36% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Hub components
      • 2.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.14% fail on Brake discs (74% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.036% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.43% fail on Brake performance (80% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Rear wheels (79% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Front wheels (78% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Parking brake performance (81% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.036% fail on Service brake performance
    • 0.25% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.25% fail on Pedal
        • 0.22% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.036% fail on Condition
    • 0.22% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.14% fail on Components
        • 0.11% fail on Hoses
        • 0.036% fail on Pipes
      • 0.072% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.072% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.036% fail on ABS
  • 2.7% fail on Steering (160% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Steering system (170% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Track rod end (180% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Free play (6 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Steering rack (6 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.036% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.11% fail on Power steering
      • 0.11% fail on Operation (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.072% fail on Steering operation
  • 2.3% fail on Suspension (71% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.90% fail on Trailing arms (6 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (6 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Attachment (11 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.18% fail on Rear
      • 0.14% fail on Front
    • 0.29% fail on Shock absorbers (73% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Condition (73% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Suspension arms (80% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (83% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Attachment
    • 0.25% fail on Anti-roll bars (84% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (80% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Drive shafts (76% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Front drive shafts (76% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Constant velocity joints (76% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Coil springs (96% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Condition (97% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Location
    • 0.11% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 0.43% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.43% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.29% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (80% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.11% fail on Cap
      • 0.036% fail on Pipe
      • 0.036% fail on System
    • 0.11% fail on Exhaust system (89% better than other 2010 cars)
  • 0.25% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.18% fail on Attachment
    • 0.072% fail on Condition
  • 0.25% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.11% fail on Body condition
    • 0.11% fail on Doors
      • 0.11% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.036% fail on Load security
      • 0.036% fail on Tailgate
  • 0.22% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.11% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.11% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.11% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.11% fail on Condition
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