Volvo XC70 MOT Results

Registered in 2006
60.3% pass rate
from 1,571 tests in 2020
(16% better than other 2006 cars)
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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo XC70 is unusually good or bad.

  • 17% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 6.0% fail on Position lamps (90% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Position lamp (88% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on All position lamps
    • 5.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.0% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.25% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.13% fail on Dipswitch
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.19% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.5% fail on Direction indicators (40% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Flashing type (40% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.95% fail on Individual direction indicators (48% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.64% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.1% fail on Stop lamp (76% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Outline marker lamps (64 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Outline marker lamp (66 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.32% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.32% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.32% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.13% fail on Trailer electrical socket (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Horn
      • 0.064% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.064% fail on Daytime running lamps
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 8.5% fail on Brake performance (35% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 6.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (86% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 3.6% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (20 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.064% fail on Gradient tester (sp)
      • 2.0% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt
          • 1.5% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.32% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.13% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.13% fail on Parking brake performance (6 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.064% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.064% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt
          • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.064% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.064% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.25% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.13% fail on Rbt (sp) (82% better than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.13% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.13% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (10 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.9% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.2% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.89% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.89% fail on Brake discs
    • 2.9% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (160% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Anti-lock braking system (95% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Electronic stability control (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Parking brake control (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Lever (170% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.83% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.70% fail on Hand lever (180% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Pedal
    • 0.57% fail on Flexible brake hoses (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Rigid brake pipes (95% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.064% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.064% fail on Other components
  • 12% fail on Suspension (29% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.2% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.5% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.32% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.064% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 3.8% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.3% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.89% fail on Pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (52% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.32% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.19% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint dust cover (77% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Springs (66% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Coil springs (66% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Coil spring (66% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.2% fail on Other suspension component (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.64% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.13% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 4.5% fail on Tyres (39% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Tread depth (49% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.19% fail on Size/type
  • 4.2% fail on Body, chassis, structure (43% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.95% fail on Transmission (71% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Drive shafts (71% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.83% fail on Joints (73% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.064% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.064% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.064% fail on Joints
    • 0.70% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.38% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.13% fail on Tank
      • 0.13% fail on System
      • 0.064% fail on Pipe
    • 0.19% fail on Doors
      • 0.13% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.13% fail on Door condition
      • 0.064% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.064% fail on Door condition
    • 0.19% fail on Seats
      • 0.13% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.064% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.13% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.13% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.13% fail on Bracket (6 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Undertray
    • 0.064% fail on Towbar
      • 0.064% fail on Other towbar components
  • 4.1% fail on Steering
    • 3.3% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 3.2% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.57% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.57% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.19% fail on Power steering
      • 0.064% fail on Operation
      • 0.064% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.064% fail on Other components
    • 0.19% fail on Steering wheel (13 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.064% fail on Steering play
      • 0.064% fail on Steering rack
  • 2.2% fail on Visibility (67% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Wipers (61% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Washers (78% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.064% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.064% fail on View to rear
      • 0.064% fail on Mirrors
  • 0.89% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (59% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.64% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.64% fail on Condition
    • 0.25% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (79% better than other 2006 cars)
  • 0.70% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.70% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.57% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (91% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Exhaust emissions (92% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Compression ignition (77% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (87% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.064% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.064% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 0.064% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.064% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.13% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.064% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
      • 0.064% fail on Other leaks
  • 0.19% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.19% fail on Attachment

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