Volvo XC90 MOT Results

Registered in 2015
85.1% pass rate
from 2,781 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 2015 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo XC90 is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.0% fail on Tyres (32% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Condition (100% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Tread depth (38% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Size/type (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
  • 3.7% fail on Brakes (36% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Mechanical brake components (66% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Brake linings and pads (82% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 3.1% fail on Brake pads (83% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.36% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.18% fail on Flexible brake hoses (4 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Brake performance (71% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.036% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.036% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.036% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.036% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.036% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 0.072% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.072% fail on Pedal
    • 0.072% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.072% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.036% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.036% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.036% fail on Electronic parking brake
  • 2.0% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (49% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.29% fail on Headlamps (60% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.14% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.14% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.14% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.14% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.14% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.11% fail on Stop lamp (83% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.072% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.072% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.036% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.036% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.072% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.072% fail on Trailer electrical socket (6 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.036% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.036% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.036% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 1.8% fail on Visibility (53% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Wipers (52% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Washers (76% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.11% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.11% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.072% fail on Bonnet (5 times worse than other 2015 cars)
  • 1.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (140% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Exhaust emissions (140% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Compression ignition (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (6 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.036% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.25% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.25% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.036% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.036% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 0.83% fail on Steering (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.83% fail on Steering linkage components (5 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Track rod end (5 times worse than other 2015 cars)
  • 0.61% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.58% fail on Doors (15 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Other passenger's door (38 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.54% fail on Door condition (41 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.036% fail on Door condition
    • 0.036% fail on Transmission
      • 0.036% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.036% fail on Joints
    • 0.036% fail on Body
      • 0.036% fail on Other body component
  • 0.58% fail on Suspension (56% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.22% fail on Ball joint dust cover (6 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.036% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.072% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.036% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.036% fail on Linkage
    • 0.036% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.036% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.036% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.036% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.036% fail on Ball joint
  • 0.14% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.14% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.14% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.11% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.11% fail on Condition
    • 0.036% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.11% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.072% fail on Condition
    • 0.036% fail on Attachment
Read the Honest John Review

  • Volvo XC90 (2015 on)
    Incredibly refined and quiet on the move, high quality cabin with room for seven, well equipped as standard.
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    Handsome-looking, safe seven-seater brimming with kit and practical touches in its high-quality cabin. D5 is the one to go for.

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