Volvo XC70 MOT Results

Registered in 2002
47.3% pass rate
from 169 tests in 2020
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 2002 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo XC70 is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Brakes
    • 17% fail on Brake performance (100% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 14% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 10% fail on Rbt (sp) (150% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 3.6% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (18 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 4.7% fail on Rbt (180% worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 4.7% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.59% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.59% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 2.4% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.4% fail on Rbt
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.59% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.59% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.59% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.59% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.59% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 3.0% fail on Parking brake control (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Lever (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.2% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.2% fail on Brake discs
    • 2.4% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 2.4% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 1.2% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.2% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.59% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.59% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.59% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.59% fail on Servos
  • 21% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 8.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 8.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 5.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.3% fail on Position lamp
    • 4.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.0% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 1.2% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.59% fail on All direction indicators
    • 3.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.4% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 2.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.8% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.59% fail on Switch
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.2% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.59% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.59% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.59% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.59% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 19% fail on Suspension
    • 8.9% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 5.9% fail on Linkage ball joints (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.59% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 8.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 5.3% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 3.6% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.59% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.8% fail on Other suspension component
      • 1.8% fail on Ball joint (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.2% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.2% fail on Springs
      • 1.2% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.2% fail on Coil spring
    • 1.2% fail on Shock absorbers
  • 7.1% fail on Visibility
    • 5.9% fail on Wipers
    • 1.2% fail on Washers
  • 7.1% fail on Tyres
    • 4.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.0% fail on Condition
  • 6.5% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 3.6% fail on Transmission
      • 3.6% fail on Drive shafts
        • 3.6% fail on Joints
    • 1.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.59% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.59% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.59% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.59% fail on Doors
      • 0.59% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.59% fail on Door condition
  • 5.3% fail on Steering
    • 3.0% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.8% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Steering gear
      • 2.4% fail on Steering rack
  • 2.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (71% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Exhaust emissions (76% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.2% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
      • 0.59% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.59% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.59% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.59% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 1.8% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.2% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.59% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.59% fail on Condition
  • 1.2% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plates
  • 1.2% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.59% fail on Condition
    • 0.59% fail on Attachment

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