Volvo XC70 MOT Results

Registered in 2015
85.2% pass rate
from 1,637 tests in 2020
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 2015 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo XC70 is unusually good or bad.

  • 4.7% fail on Tyres
    • 3.7% fail on Condition (100% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Tread depth (45% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.061% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 3.7% fail on Brakes
    • 3.4% fail on Mechanical brake components (78% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Brake linings and pads (96% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on Brake pads (97% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.18% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.43% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.24% fail on Brake performance not tested (6 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.12% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.061% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.061% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.061% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.061% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.061% fail on Rbt
          • 0.061% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.061% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.061% fail on Pedal
  • 2.9% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.061% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.55% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.55% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.49% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.061% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.31% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.18% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.12% fail on Headlamp (81% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.12% fail on Stop lamp (80% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.061% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.061% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.061% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.061% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.061% fail on Horn
  • 2.3% fail on Visibility (42% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Wipers
    • 0.49% fail on Washers
    • 0.12% fail on View to rear
      • 0.12% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.061% fail on Driver's view
  • 0.67% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (140% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Seat belts (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.061% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.61% fail on Suspension (53% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Springs
      • 0.31% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.31% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.12% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.061% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.061% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.061% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.061% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.061% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
  • 0.31% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.31% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.31% fail on Steering
    • 0.24% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.24% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.061% fail on Power steering
      • 0.061% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 0.24% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.24% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.18% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.12% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.061% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
      • 0.061% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.061% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.12% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.061% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.061% fail on Doors
      • 0.061% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.061% fail on Door condition
  • 0.061% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.061% fail on Attachment
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    Smart-looking 4WD estate with more off-road ability than the previous XC70. Comfortable, safe and practical.

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