Volvo V70 MOT Results

Registered in 2012
72.3% pass rate
from 1,659 tests in 2020
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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo V70 is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.5% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.12% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.8% fail on Direction indicators (110% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Flashing type (110% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Individual direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.54% fail on Side repeaters
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.30% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.6% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.96% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.24% fail on Stop lamp (87% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.18% fail on Horn
      • 0.060% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.18% fail on Outline marker lamps (47 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Outline marker lamp (58 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.060% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.060% fail on Switch
    • 0.060% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.060% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.060% fail on Front fog lamps
  • 7.1% fail on Tyres (27% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.18% fail on Size/type
  • 4.3% fail on Brakes
    • 3.4% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.3% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 3.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.42% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.42% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.78% fail on Brake performance (58% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Service brake performance (77% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Rbt (77% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.18% fail on Service brake performance (79% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.060% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.24% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.24% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.12% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.12% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.12% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.060% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.060% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.12% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.12% fail on Rbt
          • 0.060% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.060% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
    • 0.24% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.24% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.060% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.060% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.060% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.060% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.060% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.060% fail on Other components
  • 4.0% fail on Suspension (39% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Suspension arms (59% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Pins and bushes (89% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Ball joint (70% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.060% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.60% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.12% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.060% fail on Springs
      • 0.060% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.060% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.060% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.060% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.060% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.060% fail on Linkage ball joints
  • 3.9% fail on Steering (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Steering linkage components (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Track rod end (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.12% fail on Power steering
      • 0.060% fail on Operation
      • 0.060% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.060% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.060% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.060% fail on Steering play
      • 0.060% fail on Steering rack
  • 2.8% fail on Visibility (32% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Wipers
    • 0.78% fail on Washers (56% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.12% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.12% fail on Windscreen
  • 1.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 1.1% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 1.1% fail on Compression ignition (110% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.66% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (120% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.48% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.060% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.060% fail on Particulate filter
    • 0.060% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.060% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 0.42% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.18% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.18% fail on Condition
    • 0.12% fail on Airbags (8 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Drivers airbag (10 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.24% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.18% fail on Condition
    • 0.060% fail on Attachment
  • 0.18% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.18% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.18% fail on Body, chassis, structure (89% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.060% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.060% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.060% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.060% fail on Doors
      • 0.060% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.060% fail on Door condition
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