Volvo XC70 MOT Results

Registered in 2014
85.9% pass rate
from 1,470 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 2014 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo XC70 is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.2% fail on Tyres (33% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Condition (110% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.61% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 4.4% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.75% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 0.61% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.61% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.61% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.20% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.20% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.14% fail on Headlamps (80% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.14% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.14% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.068% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.068% fail on Rear lamps
    • 0.068% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.068% fail on Horn
  • 2.8% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 1.5% fail on Wipers
    • 0.61% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.61% fail on Washers
    • 0.068% fail on Bonnet
  • 1.6% fail on Brakes
    • 1.5% fail on Hub components
      • 1.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.068% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.068% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.068% fail on Pedal
        • 0.068% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.068% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.068% fail on Parking brake performance
  • 0.41% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.34% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.34% fail on Condition
    • 0.068% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.068% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.20% fail on Steering
    • 0.20% fail on Steering system
      • 0.20% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.20% fail on Suspension (77% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.14% fail on Condition
    • 0.068% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.068% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.068% fail on Constant velocity joints
  • 0.14% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.14% fail on Condition
  • 0.14% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.14% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.068% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.068% fail on Body condition
  • 0.068% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.068% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.068% fail on System
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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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