Volvo C30 MOT Results

Registered in 2010
67.9% pass rate
from 5,374 tests in 2017
(10% worse than other 2010 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 2010 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo C30 is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (47% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 8.1% fail on Position lamps (170% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 7.9% fail on Front lamps (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Rear lamps (71% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on All position lamps
    • 6.7% fail on Registration plate lamp (84% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.6% fail on Direction indicators (140% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Flashing type (140% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 2.7% fail on Individual lamps (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.48% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.39% fail on All direction indicators (170% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamps (28% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp (32% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.019% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.019% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.019% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.019% fail on Switch
    • 0.20% fail on Stop lamp (92% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.093% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.056% fail on Rear fog lamp (85% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on Fog lamp (84% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.056% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.037% fail on Battery
    • 0.037% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.019% fail on Switch
      • 0.019% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.037% fail on Horn (79% better than other 2010 cars)
  • 9.2% fail on Tyres (37% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Condition (63% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Tread depth (20% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Size/type
    • 0.15% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.7% fail on Suspension (29% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Suspension arms (93% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (94% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on Attachment
    • 1.4% fail on Coil springs (56% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Condition (56% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Drive shafts
      • 1.0% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.99% fail on Constant velocity joints
        • 0.019% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.019% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.019% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.73% fail on Anti-roll bars (54% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (57% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.093% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.093% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.26% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.24% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.22% fail on Front
      • 0.019% fail on Rear
    • 0.13% fail on Shock absorbers (88% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Condition (88% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.037% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.037% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.037% fail on Torque/reaction arms (6 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Condition
      • 0.019% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 4.6% fail on Brakes (18% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Hub components (24% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.20% fail on Brake discs (63% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.093% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.037% fail on Brake linings
    • 1.5% fail on Brake performance (30% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.61% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.41% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.20% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.056% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.019% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.91% fail on Parking brake (160% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Condition (180% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on ABS
    • 0.13% fail on Hydraulic systems (76% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on Components (87% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.019% fail on Pipes
        • 0.019% fail on Hoses
        • 0.019% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.056% fail on Leaks
      • 0.037% fail on Operation
      • 0.019% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.093% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.093% fail on Pedal
        • 0.074% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.019% fail on Condition
    • 0.019% fail on Electronic stability system
  • 3.6% fail on Driver's view of the road (24% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Washers
    • 1.6% fail on Wipers (39% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.074% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.019% fail on Bonnet
  • 1.1% fail on Steering
    • 1.0% fail on Steering system
      • 0.84% fail on Steering rack (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Track rod end (78% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.019% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.13% fail on Power steering
      • 0.056% fail on Pipes and hoses (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Operation
      • 0.019% fail on Rams
      • 0.019% fail on Other components
    • 0.037% fail on Steering operation
  • 0.47% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.47% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.37% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (74% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Exhaust system (82% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.093% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.056% fail on Emissions (82% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.056% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.037% fail on System
      • 0.019% fail on Cap
  • 0.19% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.17% fail on Attachment
    • 0.019% fail on Hubs
  • 0.19% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (66% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.11% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.019% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.056% fail on Seat belts (80% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Requirements
      • 0.019% fail on Condition
      • 0.019% fail on Attachment
  • 0.17% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.093% fail on Body condition
    • 0.037% fail on Doors
      • 0.019% fail on Drivers
      • 0.019% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.037% fail on Seats
      • 0.019% fail on Passengers
      • 0.019% fail on Drivers
  • 0.019% fail on Towbars
    • 0.019% fail on Towbar
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  • Volvo C30 (2010 - 2013)
    Good looking hatchback successfully facelifted. Comfortable for four adults. DRIVe diesel with stop start under 100g/km CO2 from mid 2010.

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