Volvo XC90 MOT Results

Registered in 2014
81.3% pass rate
from 2,000 tests in 2017
(31% worse than other 2014 cars)
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 2014 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo XC90 is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.2% fail on Driver's view of the road (180% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 8.5% fail on Wipers (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.35% fail on Washers (63% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.050% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.050% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.1% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.4% fail on Position lamps (180% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Front lamps (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.050% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.70% fail on Direction indicators (130% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Flashing type (130% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.65% fail on Side repeaters (150% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.050% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.65% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.30% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.050% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.050% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.050% fail on Switch
    • 0.25% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.25% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.15% fail on Trailer electrical socket (17 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.10% fail on Registration plate lamp (87% better than other 2014 cars)
  • 4.8% fail on Tyres
    • 2.8% fail on Tread depth (56% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.050% fail on Valve stem
  • 2.3% fail on Brakes
    • 1.2% fail on Hub components
      • 0.85% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.35% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.85% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.65% fail on Parking brake performance (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.10% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.050% fail on Parking brake operation
      • 0.050% fail on Gradient hand brake
    • 0.20% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.20% fail on Pedal
        • 0.20% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.10% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.10% fail on Condition
    • 0.050% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.050% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.050% fail on Leaks
  • 0.35% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.35% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.35% fail on Condition
  • 0.35% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.35% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.20% fail on Steering
    • 0.20% fail on Power steering (19 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Operation (33 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Drive system
  • 0.20% fail on Suspension (78% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.10% fail on Condition
    • 0.050% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.050% fail on Location
    • 0.050% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.050% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.050% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.050% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 0.050% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.050% fail on Body condition
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