Volvo C70 MOT Results

Registered in 1999
55.8% pass rate
from 303 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 1999 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo C70 is unusually good or bad.

  • 26% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 12% fail on Headlamp aim (73% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 7.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.6% fail on Front lamps
      • 4.0% fail on Rear lamps (120% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 5.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.6% fail on Individual lamps
        • 2.0% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.66% fail on All direction indicators
    • 4.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.6% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.33% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.33% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.33% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.33% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.33% fail on Matched pair
    • 4.3% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.3% fail on Stop lamp (59% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Battery
    • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.3% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.33% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 18% fail on Brakes
    • 10% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.3% fail on Rear wheels
      • 5.0% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 3.6% fail on Front wheels
      • 2.0% fail on Brake imbalance (200% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.0% fail on Hub components
      • 3.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.7% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.33% fail on Brake back plates
      • 0.33% fail on Brake calipers
    • 4.0% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 4.0% fail on Components
        • 3.3% fail on Hoses
        • 0.99% fail on Pipes (76% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on ABS (130% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Parking brake
      • 2.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.66% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.33% fail on Restricted movement
  • 12% fail on Suspension (45% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 2.3% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.0% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.33% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 2.3% fail on Drive shafts
      • 2.3% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 2.3% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 2.0% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 2.0% fail on Front
    • 1.3% fail on Coil springs
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.33% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.33% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.33% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.33% fail on Condition
  • 12% fail on Tyres
    • 6.3% fail on Condition
    • 5.6% fail on Tread depth
  • 7.3% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 5.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.6% fail on Emissions (61% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.33% fail on System
    • 0.33% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 5.0% fail on Steering
    • 4.3% fail on Steering system
      • 2.6% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.99% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.33% fail on Free play
        • 0.33% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.33% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.33% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.33% fail on Lock stop
    • 0.66% fail on Steering operation (6 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Power steering
      • 0.33% fail on Operation
      • 0.33% fail on Rams
    • 0.33% fail on Steering control
      • 0.33% fail on Steering lock
  • 5.0% fail on Driver's view of the road (47% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Wipers
    • 0.66% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.66% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.33% fail on Washers
  • 3.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.6% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 2.6% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.33% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.33% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.99% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.66% fail on Attachment
    • 0.33% fail on Condition
  • 0.99% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (77% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Engine mountings (6 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Body condition
  • 0.99% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.99% fail on Registration plate

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