Chevrolet Volt MOT Results

Registered in 2012
80.0% pass rate
from 60 tests in 2020
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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the Chevrolet Volt is unusually good or bad.

  • 10% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 6.7% fail on Direction indicators (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 6.7% fail on Flashing type (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 6.7% fail on Side repeaters (11 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 5.0% fail on Brakes
    • 5.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.3% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.3% fail on Rbt
          • 3.3% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.7% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.7% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.7% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 3.3% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.7% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.7% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.7% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.7% fail on Brake discs
  • 5.0% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 5.0% fail on Transmission (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Drive shafts (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 5.0% fail on Joints (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
  • 1.7% fail on Visibility
    • 1.7% fail on Condition of glass
      • 1.7% fail on Windscreen
  • 1.7% fail on Suspension
    • 1.7% fail on Springs
      • 1.7% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.7% fail on Coil spring
  • 1.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 1.7% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 1.7% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.7% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 1.7% fail on Tyres
    • 1.7% fail on Tread depth
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  • Chevrolet Volt (2012 - 2014)
    Range extended electric car that can go up to 300 miles. Good looking with four seats. Unique interior. Comfortable and refined. Can potentially return 235mpg and 27g/km CO2.

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