Volvo XC70 MOT Results

Registered in 2004
55.1% pass rate
from 1,114 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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo XC70 is unusually good or bad.

  • 27% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 12% fail on Position lamps (79% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 11% fail on Front lamps (100% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.27% fail on All position lamps
    • 9.1% fail on Registration plate lamp (38% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 9.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.3% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.45% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.090% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.18% fail on Switch (7 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Dipswitch (18 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.090% fail on Matched pair
    • 1.9% fail on Stop lamp (64% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Direction indicators (43% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Flashing type (42% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.36% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.090% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.45% fail on Rear fog lamp (65% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.18% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.27% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.18% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.090% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.090% fail on Horn
  • 17% fail on Suspension
    • 6.0% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.8% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 2.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (100% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.18% fail on Condition
      • 0.090% fail on Attachment
    • 4.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.18% fail on Attachment
      • 0.090% fail on Condition
    • 3.7% fail on Coil springs
      • 3.6% fail on Condition
      • 0.090% fail on Location
    • 2.1% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.1% fail on Condition
    • 1.8% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.8% fail on Drive shafts (53% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Front drive shafts (52% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Constant velocity joints (51% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Wheel bearings (67% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Rear
      • 0.18% fail on Front
    • 0.18% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.090% fail on Condition
      • 0.090% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.090% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.090% fail on Condition
    • 0.090% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.090% fail on Condition
    • 0.090% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.090% fail on Attachment
  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 12% fail on Brake performance (54% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 9.9% fail on Parking brake performance (130% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.81% fail on Front wheels (58% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.090% fail on Gradient hand brake
      • 0.090% fail on Brake operation
    • 3.4% fail on Parking brake (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Hub components (42% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.27% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.090% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.7% fail on ABS
    • 0.36% fail on Hydraulic systems (93% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Components (93% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Pipes (93% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.090% fail on Hoses
    • 0.27% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.27% fail on Pedal
        • 0.27% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.18% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.090% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.090% fail on Cable
    • 0.090% fail on Restricted movement
  • 6.1% fail on Steering
    • 5.7% fail on Steering system
      • 3.4% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.1% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.54% fail on Steering arm (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.27% fail on Free play
        • 0.27% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.090% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.27% fail on Power steering
      • 0.18% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.090% fail on Other components
    • 0.18% fail on Steering control
      • 0.090% fail on Steering wheel
      • 0.090% fail on Steering column
  • 5.6% fail on Tyres (38% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Tread depth (33% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Condition (42% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Size/type
    • 0.090% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.0% fail on Driver's view of the road (42% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Wipers (40% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Washers (46% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.18% fail on Windscreen
  • 3.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (42% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.72% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.54% fail on Cap
      • 0.18% fail on System
    • 0.36% fail on Emissions (87% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.54% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (82% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (77% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (76% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Seat belts (88% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Condition
  • 0.54% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.54% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.27% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.27% fail on Attachment
  • 0.18% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (90% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.090% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.090% fail on Seats
      • 0.090% fail on Drivers

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