Volvo XC70 MOT Results

Registered in 2016
84.8% pass rate
from 1,077 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 2016 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo XC70 is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.4% fail on Tyres (53% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Condition (120% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.093% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 3.2% fail on Brakes (62% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Mechanical brake components (110% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Brake linings and pads (130% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 2.9% fail on Brake pads (120% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.093% fail on Brake linings
    • 0.46% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.28% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (4 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Rbt (sp) (4 times worse than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.28% fail on Service brake performance (12 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Brake performance not tested (5 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.093% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.093% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 0.28% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.28% fail on Pedal (5 times worse than other 2016 cars)
  • 3.2% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.65% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.37% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.28% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.46% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.46% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.46% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.28% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.093% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.093% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.093% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.093% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.093% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.093% fail on Horn
  • 2.8% fail on Visibility
    • 1.8% fail on Wipers
    • 0.46% fail on Washers
    • 0.37% fail on Condition of glass (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Windscreen (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Driver's view
  • 0.56% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.37% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.37% fail on Condition
    • 0.19% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.37% fail on Suspension
    • 0.28% fail on Springs
      • 0.28% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.28% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.093% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.093% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.093% fail on Linkage ball joints
  • 0.37% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.19% fail on Body
      • 0.19% fail on Other body component (5 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.093% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.093% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.093% fail on Undertray
  • 0.28% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.28% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.19% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.093% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.093% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 0.093% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.093% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.19% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.19% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.19% fail on Steering
    • 0.19% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.093% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.093% fail on Locking devices
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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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