Volvo XC70 MOT Results

Registered in 2013
85.0% pass rate
from 1,360 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 2013 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo XC70 is unusually good or bad.

  • 4.9% fail on Tyres
    • 4.0% fail on Condition (65% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Tread depth (60% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.074% fail on Valve stem
  • 4.3% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (32% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.74% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.74% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.66% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.074% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.44% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.44% fail on Front lamps
    • 0.44% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.22% fail on Headlamp (77% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.074% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.074% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.074% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.074% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.37% fail on Registration plate lamp (72% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.29% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.15% fail on Stop lamp (86% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.074% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.074% fail on Horn
  • 2.8% fail on Brakes
    • 2.5% fail on Hub components
      • 2.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.29% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.15% fail on Brake performance (80% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.074% fail on Front wheels
    • 0.074% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.074% fail on Pedal
        • 0.074% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.074% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.074% fail on Components
        • 0.074% fail on Hoses
  • 2.3% fail on Driver's view of the road (46% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Wipers (46% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.29% fail on Washers (74% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.074% fail on Bonnet
  • 1.2% fail on Suspension
    • 0.44% fail on Trailing arms (11 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (12 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.22% fail on Condition
    • 0.15% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.074% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.074% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.15% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.074% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.074% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.074% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.074% fail on Condition
    • 0.074% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.074% fail on Front
    • 0.074% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.074% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.074% fail on Constant velocity joints
  • 1.0% fail on Steering (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Steering system (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.96% fail on Track rod end (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.59% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.59% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.22% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.15% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.15% fail on Condition
    • 0.074% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.074% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.15% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.074% fail on Body condition
    • 0.074% fail on Doors
      • 0.074% fail on Drivers
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  • Volvo XC70 (2007 - 2016)
    Smart-looking 4WD estate with more off-road ability than the previous XC70. Comfortable, safe and practical.

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