Volvo V70 MOT Results

Registered in 2013
79.3% pass rate
from 1,772 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 2013 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo V70 is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.9% fail on Tyres
    • 4.1% fail on Condition (74% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.11% fail on Size/type
  • 5.4% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (28% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.96% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.056% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.73% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.73% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.40% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.28% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.056% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.62% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.62% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.56% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.23% fail on Outline marker lamps (83 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Outline marker lamp (91 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Stop lamp (86% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.17% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.17% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.11% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.11% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.11% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.056% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.056% fail on Battery(ies)
  • 4.1% fail on Brakes
    • 3.4% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.3% fail on Brake linings and pads (41% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 3.3% fail on Brake pads (42% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Brake discs and drums (74% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Brake discs (74% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Brake performance (66% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.28% fail on Rbt
          • 0.17% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.11% fail on Service brake performance (82% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.11% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.11% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.11% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.11% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.056% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.056% fail on Rbt
          • 0.056% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.17% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.17% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.056% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.056% fail on Pedal
    • 0.056% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 3.0% fail on Visibility
    • 1.9% fail on Wipers
    • 0.90% fail on Washers
    • 0.11% fail on View to rear
      • 0.11% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.056% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.056% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.056% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.056% fail on Windscreen
  • 2.0% fail on Steering (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Steering linkage components (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Track rod end (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.056% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.17% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.17% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.056% fail on Power steering
      • 0.056% fail on Operation
  • 1.9% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (62% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Exhaust emissions (66% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Compression ignition (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.056% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
      • 0.34% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.34% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.056% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.056% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 1.6% fail on Suspension (63% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.85% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.68% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint (77% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.34% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.11% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.11% fail on Springs (94% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Coil springs (94% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Coil spring (94% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.056% fail on Axles
      • 0.056% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.056% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.056% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.056% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.056% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 0.51% fail on Body, chassis, structure (59% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.11% fail on Doors
      • 0.11% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.11% fail on Door condition
    • 0.11% fail on Boot lid (20 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Boot lid condition (25 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.056% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.056% fail on System
    • 0.056% fail on Transmission
      • 0.056% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.056% fail on Joints
    • 0.056% fail on Body
      • 0.056% fail on Panel
  • 0.34% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.28% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.23% fail on Condition
      • 0.056% fail on Pre-tensioners
    • 0.056% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.23% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.23% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.17% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.17% fail on Attachment
  • 0.056% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.056% fail on Belt(s)/padding
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