Volvo XC70 MOT Results

Registered in 2002
42.8% pass rate
from 173 tests in 2017
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.

  • 37% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (37% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 17% fail on Position lamps (140% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 17% fail on Front lamps (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Rear lamps
    • 13% fail on Registration plate lamp (86% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 10% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 6.9% fail on Direction indicators (160% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 6.9% fail on Flashing type (160% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 4.6% fail on Individual lamps (170% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on All direction indicators (7 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.58% fail on Side repeaters
    • 5.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.6% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.58% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.58% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.58% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.58% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 2.9% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 2.9% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.58% fail on Tell tale
    • 1.7% fail on Stop lamp (73% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 24% fail on Suspension
    • 8.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 8.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.58% fail on Condition
    • 8.1% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 6.4% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.58% fail on Condition
      • 0.58% fail on Attachment
    • 4.6% fail on Coil springs
      • 4.6% fail on Condition
    • 4.0% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 2.3% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.3% fail on Condition
    • 1.7% fail on Drive shafts
      • 1.7% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 1.7% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 0.58% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.58% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.58% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.58% fail on Condition
    • 0.58% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.58% fail on Front
  • 23% fail on Brakes
    • 16% fail on Brake performance (77% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 12% fail on Parking brake performance (170% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.58% fail on Gradient hand brake
      • 0.58% fail on Front wheels
    • 5.2% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 5.2% fail on Components
        • 4.6% fail on Hoses (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.58% fail on Reservoirs
    • 4.0% fail on Hub components
      • 3.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs
    • 2.9% fail on Parking brake
      • 2.9% fail on Condition
    • 1.2% fail on ABS
  • 10% fail on Tyres
    • 5.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.5% fail on Condition
    • 1.2% fail on Size/type
    • 1.2% fail on Valve stem (9 times worse than other 2002 cars)
  • 6.4% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 3.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.5% fail on Emissions
    • 0.58% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.58% fail on Tank
  • 5.2% fail on Steering
    • 5.2% fail on Steering system
      • 2.9% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.7% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.58% fail on Free play
        • 0.58% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.58% fail on Drag link end
  • 5.2% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.5% fail on Wipers
    • 1.2% fail on Washers
    • 0.58% fail on Mirrors
  • 2.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.3% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.7% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.58% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 1.2% fail on Road Wheels
    • 1.2% fail on Attachment
  • 1.2% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.58% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.58% fail on Seats
      • 0.58% fail on Passengers
  • 0.58% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.58% fail on Registration plate

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