Volvo XC70 MOT Results

Registered in 2006
60.6% pass rate
from 1,453 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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo XC70 is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 9.6% fail on Position lamps (63% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 7.6% fail on Front lamps (63% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Rear lamps (90% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 7.2% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 5.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.62% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (7 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.55% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (8 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.069% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.069% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.069% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.069% fail on Matched pair
    • 1.3% fail on Stop lamp (72% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Direction indicators (51% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Flashing type (51% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.69% fail on Individual lamps (61% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.62% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.34% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.34% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.21% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.14% fail on Trailer electrical socket (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Horn
    • 0.069% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 15% fail on Brakes (28% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 7.9% fail on Brake performance (40% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Parking brake performance (92% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.41% fail on Front wheels (68% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Parking brake operation (36 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Gradient hand brake (25 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.14% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.069% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 3.6% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 3.6% fail on Components
        • 3.6% fail on Hoses (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on Leaks
    • 2.5% fail on Hub components
      • 1.8% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.76% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.069% fail on Brake linings
    • 1.9% fail on Parking brake (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Condition (170% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on ABS (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Electronic stability system (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.069% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.069% fail on Pedal
        • 0.069% fail on Condition
    • 0.069% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.069% fail on Cable
    • 0.069% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.069% fail on Components
        • 0.069% fail on Hoses
  • 12% fail on Suspension (26% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.069% fail on Attachment
    • 3.4% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.2% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.89% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.34% fail on Attachment (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Coil springs (40% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Condition (39% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.2% fail on Drive shafts (57% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Front drive shafts (61% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Constant velocity joints (61% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.069% fail on Universal joint
        • 0.069% fail on Drive shafts
    • 1.0% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.83% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.55% fail on Rear
      • 0.28% fail on Front
    • 0.069% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.069% fail on Condition
    • 0.069% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 5.4% fail on Tyres (37% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Tread depth (44% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.21% fail on Size/type
  • 3.4% fail on Driver's view of the road (50% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Wipers (47% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Washers (78% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.34% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.21% fail on Bonnet
  • 3.0% fail on Steering
    • 2.4% fail on Steering system
      • 1.9% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.21% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.14% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.069% fail on Free play
        • 0.069% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.069% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.55% fail on Power steering
      • 0.28% fail on Other components (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.14% fail on Operation
    • 0.069% fail on Steering control
      • 0.069% fail on Steering column
  • 2.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (35% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.76% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.48% fail on System
      • 0.21% fail on Cap
      • 0.069% fail on Pipe
    • 0.14% fail on Emissions (92% better than other 2006 cars)
  • 1.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.2% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.0% fail on Condition (160% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Attachment (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on Installation check
        • 0.069% fail on Belt(s)/padding
    • 0.28% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (74% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (86% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.069% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.62% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.62% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.34% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (67% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Body condition
    • 0.069% fail on Doors
      • 0.069% fail on Passengers other
  • 0.069% fail on Towbars
    • 0.069% fail on Towbar
  • 0.069% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.069% fail on Attachment

Search Good Garages