Volvo XC90 MOT Results

Registered in 2013
83.2% pass rate
from 2,103 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 XC90 is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.8% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.7% fail on Position lamps (70% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.38% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.048% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.048% fail on Switch
    • 0.76% fail on Direction indicators (95% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Flashing type (95% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.76% fail on Side repeaters (170% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.67% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.43% fail on Headlamp (56% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Rear fog lamp (170% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Fog lamp (150% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Switch
    • 0.24% fail on Registration plate lamp (82% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Rear reflectors (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.095% fail on Trailer electrical socket (9 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.048% fail on Stop lamp
  • 5.0% fail on Tyres
    • 2.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.048% fail on Size/type
  • 4.6% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.7% fail on Wipers
    • 0.62% fail on Washers
    • 0.52% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.048% fail on Bonnet
  • 4.5% fail on Brakes (58% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Brake performance (180% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Parking brake performance (8 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.14% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.048% fail on Gradient hand brake
      • 0.048% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.048% fail on Brake operation
    • 1.8% fail on Hub components
      • 1.7% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.048% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.57% fail on Parking brake (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.14% fail on Pedal
        • 0.14% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.14% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.095% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.095% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.095% fail on Components
        • 0.095% fail on Hoses
  • 0.33% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.33% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.24% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.24% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.14% fail on Tank (64 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Pipe
      • 0.048% fail on Cap
  • 0.19% fail on Suspension (88% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.048% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.048% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.048% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.048% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.048% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.048% fail on Front
    • 0.048% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 0.14% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.095% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.095% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.048% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.048% fail on Condition
  • 0.095% fail on Steering
    • 0.048% fail on Steering control
      • 0.048% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.048% fail on Steering system
      • 0.048% fail on Free play
        • 0.048% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.095% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.048% fail on Doors
      • 0.048% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.048% fail on Seats
      • 0.048% fail on Passengers
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