Volvo C70 MOT Results

Registered in 1998
54.5% pass rate
from 123 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 1998 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo C70 is unusually good or bad.

  • 26% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 9.8% fail on Direction indicators (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 9.8% fail on Flashing type (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 7.3% fail on Individual lamps (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.81% fail on All direction indicators
    • 6.5% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 6.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.1% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.81% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.81% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 4.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.3% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.6% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.3% fail on Battery
    • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.6% fail on Fog lamp
    • 1.6% fail on Horn
    • 0.81% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 21% fail on Brakes
    • 12% fail on Brake performance
      • 11% fail on Parking brake performance (160% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.3% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.81% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.81% fail on Service brake performance
    • 5.7% fail on ABS (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Hub components
      • 2.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.6% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.6% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.6% fail on Condition
    • 1.6% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.6% fail on Components
        • 1.6% fail on Hoses
  • 18% fail on Suspension
    • 7.3% fail on Drive shafts
      • 7.3% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 7.3% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 5.7% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.3% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 2.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.6% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.81% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.81% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.81% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.81% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.81% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.81% fail on Condition
    • 0.81% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.81% fail on Component mounting
  • 7.3% fail on Tyres
    • 5.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.4% fail on Condition
  • 7.3% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.9% fail on Wipers
    • 2.4% fail on Washers
    • 0.81% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.7% fail on Steering
    • 4.1% fail on Steering system
      • 1.6% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.6% fail on Lock stop (272 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.6% fail on Power steering
      • 1.6% fail on Other components (7 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.81% fail on Steering operation
  • 5.7% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 2.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.4% fail on Emissions
    • 0.81% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.81% fail on System
    • 0.81% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 4.9% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.4% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 2.4% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 2.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.6% fail on Condition
      • 0.81% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 2.4% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.6% fail on Doors
      • 0.81% fail on Drivers
      • 0.81% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.81% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.81% fail on Chassis
  • 0.81% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.81% fail on Condition

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