Volvo C30 MOT Results

Registered in 2011
68.1% pass rate
from 3,084 tests in 2017
(30% worse than other 2011 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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo C30 is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (99% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 8.7% fail on Position lamps (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 8.6% fail on Front lamps (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Rear lamps
    • 8.2% fail on Registration plate lamp (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.3% fail on Direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Flashing type (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Individual lamps (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.45% fail on All direction indicators (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on Side repeaters
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.16% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.16% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.032% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.032% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.032% fail on Matched pair
    • 0.36% fail on Stop lamp (78% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.065% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.032% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.032% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.032% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 8.3% fail on Tyres (31% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Condition (58% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.097% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.065% fail on Size/type
  • 8.1% fail on Suspension (45% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Drive shafts (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Front drive shafts (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Constant velocity joints (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.032% fail on Couplings
      • 0.13% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension (15 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Drive shafts (16 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Coil springs
      • 2.1% fail on Condition
      • 0.032% fail on Location
    • 1.6% fail on Suspension arms (66% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (60% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Attachment
    • 0.91% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.68% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.13% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.065% fail on Condition (10 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Presence
    • 0.16% fail on Shock absorbers (81% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Condition (81% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.097% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.097% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.097% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.097% fail on Rear
    • 0.032% fail on Air suspension
      • 0.032% fail on Operation
    • 0.032% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.032% fail on Condition
  • 3.5% fail on Driver's view of the road (23% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Wipers
    • 0.94% fail on Washers (38% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.19% fail on Mirrors
  • 3.2% fail on Brakes (30% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Hub components
      • 1.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.19% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.097% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.032% fail on Brake linings
    • 0.71% fail on Brake performance (53% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.23% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.13% fail on Parking brake performance (73% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.032% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.032% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.39% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.39% fail on Condition
    • 0.13% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.13% fail on Components
        • 0.065% fail on Pipes
        • 0.065% fail on Hoses
    • 0.097% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.097% fail on Pedal
        • 0.065% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.032% fail on Condition
    • 0.065% fail on ABS
    • 0.032% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.032% fail on Cable
  • 0.42% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.42% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.26% fail on Steering
    • 0.26% fail on Steering system
      • 0.16% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.065% fail on Track rod end (80% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Ball joint
  • 0.19% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.13% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.13% fail on Condition
    • 0.097% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.065% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.032% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.16% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.13% fail on Body condition
    • 0.032% fail on Seats
      • 0.032% fail on Drivers
  • 0.16% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (82% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.13% fail on System
    • 0.032% fail on Emissions
  • 0.097% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.097% fail on Attachment
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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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