Volvo XC90 MOT Results

Registered in 2007
60.3% pass rate
from 3,306 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 2007 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo XC90 is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (15% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 13% fail on Position lamps (130% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 9.9% fail on Front lamps (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Rear lamps (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on All position lamps
    • 5.4% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.2% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.39% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.030% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.15% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.091% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.060% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.5% fail on Direction indicators (37% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Flashing type (37% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Side repeaters (150% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Individual lamps (86% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.030% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.5% fail on Stop lamp (67% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.82% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.82% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.15% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.091% fail on Horn (75% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.060% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.030% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 18% fail on Brakes (88% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 14% fail on Brake performance (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 12% fail on Parking brake performance (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.54% fail on Gradient hand brake (119 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.15% fail on Parking brake operation (36 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.12% fail on Front wheels (90% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.060% fail on Brake operation
    • 2.5% fail on Hub components
      • 2.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.64% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.030% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.030% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.4% fail on Electronic stability system (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on ABS (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Hydraulic systems (45% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.00% fail on Components (41% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.97% fail on Hoses (170% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.030% fail on Pipes
      • 0.030% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.030% fail on Operation
    • 0.88% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.85% fail on Condition
      • 0.030% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.18% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.12% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.12% fail on Pedal
        • 0.12% fail on Anti-slip
  • 6.4% fail on Tyres (22% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.3% fail on Condition (37% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.060% fail on Size/type
    • 0.030% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.030% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.6% fail on Suspension (63% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.030% fail on Condition
    • 0.85% fail on Anti-roll bars (76% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (79% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (69% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Attachment
      • 0.030% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.85% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.51% fail on Shock absorbers (64% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Condition (64% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Drive shafts (80% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Front drive shafts (81% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.45% fail on Constant velocity joints (81% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.030% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.39% fail on Wheel bearings (52% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Rear
      • 0.12% fail on Front
    • 0.36% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.36% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.091% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.091% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.060% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.060% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.030% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.030% fail on Condition
    • 0.030% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.030% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.030% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.030% fail on Condition
  • 4.5% fail on Driver's view of the road (28% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Wipers
    • 0.94% fail on Washers (64% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.30% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.15% fail on Bonnet
  • 3.0% fail on Steering (30% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Steering system
      • 1.8% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.33% fail on Steering arm (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.15% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.12% fail on Free play
        • 0.12% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.030% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.030% fail on Other components
        • 0.030% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.33% fail on Power steering
      • 0.27% fail on Operation (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Other components
      • 0.030% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.030% fail on Pump
    • 0.12% fail on Steering control
      • 0.060% fail on Steering wheel (13 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Steering column (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.030% fail on Steering operation
  • 1.1% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (69% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.85% fail on Fuel system (160% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on System (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Pipe (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Cap
      • 0.030% fail on Tank
    • 0.18% fail on Exhaust system (91% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.060% fail on Emissions (96% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.060% fail on Emissions not tested (79% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 0.57% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (53% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.36% fail on Condition
      • 0.030% fail on Requirements
    • 0.24% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (65% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (62% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 0.45% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.45% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.42% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.21% fail on Doors
      • 0.091% fail on Drivers
      • 0.091% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.030% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.12% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.060% fail on Body condition
    • 0.030% fail on Seats
      • 0.030% fail on Passengers
  • 0.36% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.36% fail on Attachment
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