Volvo C30 MOT Results

Registered in 2006
56.7% pass rate
from 180 tests in 2017
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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo C30 is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 13% fail on Registration plate lamp (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 7.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 5.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.8% fail on Individual lamps
        • 2.2% fail on Side repeaters (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.56% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.2% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.56% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.56% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 1.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.7% fail on Front lamps
  • 21% fail on Suspension
    • 8.3% fail on Coil springs
      • 8.3% fail on Condition
    • 6.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 6.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 3.3% fail on Drive shafts
      • 3.3% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 3.3% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 2.8% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.7% fail on Front
      • 1.1% fail on Rear
    • 2.2% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.56% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.56% fail on Condition
    • 0.56% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.56% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.56% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.56% fail on Condition
  • 12% fail on Tyres
    • 6.1% fail on Condition
    • 5.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.56% fail on Size/type
    • 0.56% fail on Valve stem
  • 8.3% fail on Brakes
    • 4.4% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.8% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.2% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.7% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.56% fail on Service brake performance
    • 2.8% fail on Hub components
      • 1.7% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.1% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.1% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.56% fail on Operation
      • 0.56% fail on Components
        • 0.56% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.56% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.56% fail on Condition
    • 0.56% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.56% fail on Components
        • 0.56% fail on Servos
    • 0.56% fail on ABS
  • 5.0% fail on Steering
    • 5.0% fail on Steering system
      • 2.8% fail on Steering rack (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Track rod end
  • 5.0% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 2.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.2% fail on Fuel system (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Cap (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on System (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
  • 5.0% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 1.7% fail on Wipers
    • 1.1% fail on Washers
    • 1.1% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.56% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.56% fail on Windscreen
  • 0.56% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.56% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.56% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.56% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.56% fail on Registration plate
Read the Honest John Review

  • Volvo C30 (2006 - 2009)
    Really good looking coupe, on theme of 1800ES and 480. Best with 2.5 turbo engine and 17-inch wheels. Outstanding handling. 2.0D Powershift auto works well.

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