Volvo XC90 MOT Results

Registered in 2013
75.6% pass rate
from 2,498 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 2013 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo XC90 is unusually good or bad.

  • 11% fail on Brakes (160% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 8.0% fail on Brake performance (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 7.5% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (16 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 4.8% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (239 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Rbt (sp) (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Gradient tester (sp) (108 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.040% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 0.80% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.60% fail on Rbt (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.52% fail on Parking brake performance (200% worse than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.080% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.16% fail on Plate brake tester (27 times worse than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.080% fail on Parking brake performance (27 times worse than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.080% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (30 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.080% fail on Decelerometer (29 times worse than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.040% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.040% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.36% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.28% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (45 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.080% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.040% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.040% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.20% fail on Service brake performance (74% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Rbt (73% better than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.16% fail on Service brake performance (74% better than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.040% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.16% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.2% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.5% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.0% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.0% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.040% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.040% fail on Linkage
    • 0.64% fail on Parking brake control (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Lever (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.60% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Pedal (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.32% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.28% fail on Electronic stability control (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.080% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.040% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.040% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 7.3% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.16% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.2% fail on Position lamps (180% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Position lamp (180% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.80% fail on Headlamp (52% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Headlamp levelling device (12 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.88% fail on Side repeaters (140% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.28% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (72% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.20% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.20% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.20% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.16% fail on Trailer electrical socket (17 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Horn
    • 0.16% fail on Rear reflectors (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.080% fail on Outline marker lamps (28 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Outline marker lamp (31 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.040% fail on Stop lamp
  • 5.3% fail on Tyres
    • 2.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.040% fail on Size/type
  • 3.0% fail on Visibility (29% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Wipers
    • 0.80% fail on Washers (49% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.12% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.12% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.040% fail on Bonnet
  • 0.60% fail on Suspension (86% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Suspension arms (76% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Suspension arm (8 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Pins and bushes (75% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Ball joint (89% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.12% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.080% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.040% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.080% fail on Anti-roll bars (79% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Linkage
      • 0.040% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 0.040% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.040% fail on Shock absorbers
  • 0.52% fail on Body, chassis, structure (58% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.12% fail on Pipe (11 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Body
      • 0.12% fail on Other body component
    • 0.080% fail on Spare wheel (32 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Spare wheel condition
      • 0.040% fail on Carrier
    • 0.080% fail on Transmission (83% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.080% fail on Joints
    • 0.040% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.040% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.040% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.040% fail on Bracket
    • 0.040% fail on Doors
      • 0.040% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.040% fail on Door condition
    • 0.040% fail on Seats
      • 0.040% fail on Driver's seat
  • 0.52% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (55% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Exhaust emissions (56% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.32% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.040% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.040% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.080% fail on Spark ignition (87% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.080% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (79% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.040% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.040% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 0.36% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.32% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.32% fail on Condition
    • 0.040% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.24% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.24% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.24% fail on Steering (62% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Power steering (8 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Operation (20 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.040% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.040% fail on Steering play
      • 0.040% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.16% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.16% fail on Attachment
  • 0.040% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.040% fail on Belt(s)/padding
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