Volvo V70 MOT Results

Registered in 2011
76.5% pass rate
from 1,935 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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo V70 is unusually good or bad.

  • 12% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 3.4% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.7% fail on Front lamps (68% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.3% fail on Direction indicators (130% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Flashing type (130% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Individual lamps (160% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Side repeaters (120% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.10% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.10% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.052% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.052% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.16% fail on Horn
    • 0.10% fail on Battery
    • 0.052% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.052% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.052% fail on Fog lamp
  • 7.5% fail on Tyres
    • 4.9% fail on Condition (51% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.36% fail on Size/type (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.052% fail on Valve stem
  • 4.5% fail on Brakes
    • 3.9% fail on Hub components (49% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Brake pads (63% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.41% fail on Brake performance (73% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.16% fail on Rear wheels (78% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Parking brake performance (79% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Service brake performance
    • 0.16% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.052% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.052% fail on Components
        • 0.052% fail on Hoses
      • 0.052% fail on Leaks
    • 0.10% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.10% fail on Pedal
        • 0.10% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.052% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.052% fail on ABS
  • 2.8% fail on Driver's view of the road (37% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Wipers
    • 0.98% fail on Washers
    • 0.16% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.16% fail on Mirrors
  • 2.3% fail on Suspension (58% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Trailing arms (14 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (14 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Attachment
    • 0.41% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.36% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (60% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Attachment
    • 0.36% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.26% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.10% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.16% fail on Shock absorbers (81% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Condition (81% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.10% fail on Front
    • 0.10% fail on Drive shafts (81% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Front drive shafts (80% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Constant velocity joints (80% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.052% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.052% fail on Attachment
    • 0.052% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 1.6% fail on Steering (180% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Steering system (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Track rod end (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Free play
        • 0.052% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.052% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.052% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.052% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.052% fail on Power steering
      • 0.052% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 0.36% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.21% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.21% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.16% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.16% fail on Condition
  • 0.36% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.36% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.31% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.21% fail on Body condition
    • 0.10% fail on Doors
      • 0.10% fail on Passengers other
  • 0.21% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.10% fail on Condition
    • 0.10% fail on Attachment
  • 0.21% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (77% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.16% fail on System
      • 0.052% fail on Cap
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