Volvo C70 MOT Results

Registered in 2000
59.8% pass rate
from 323 tests in 2020
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 2000 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo C70 is unusually good or bad.

  • 17% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 5.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.62% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 5.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.0% fail on Headlamp
    • 4.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.6% fail on Position lamp
    • 3.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.2% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 1.9% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.62% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.9% fail on Stop lamp (62% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.2% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.62% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.62% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.62% fail on Switch (7 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.62% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 12% fail on Brakes
    • 7.4% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 4.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 4.0% fail on Service brake performance
        • 4.0% fail on Rbt
          • 2.8% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.5% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.5% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.31% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt
          • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 3.4% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 3.4% fail on Anti-lock braking system (140% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.2% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.2% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.93% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.93% fail on Lever
    • 0.31% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.31% fail on Valves
    • 0.31% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.31% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 10% fail on Suspension (41% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.5% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (190% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.93% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.31% fail on Linkage
    • 3.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.9% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.2% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.93% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.9% fail on Springs
      • 1.9% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.9% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.93% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.93% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (8 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.31% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.31% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.31% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.31% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 8.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 8.0% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 7.7% fail on Spark ignition
        • 4.3% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.93% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.31% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.31% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 1.5% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.2% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.31% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 7.1% fail on Steering
    • 4.3% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 3.4% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.31% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.31% fail on Other components
        • 0.31% fail on Steering component
      • 0.31% fail on Locking devices
    • 1.9% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.9% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.62% fail on Power steering
      • 0.62% fail on Operation
    • 0.31% fail on Steering play
      • 0.31% fail on Steering rack
  • 6.5% fail on Visibility
    • 5.3% fail on Wipers
    • 0.93% fail on Washers (73% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.31% fail on Bonnet
  • 6.5% fail on Tyres
    • 3.7% fail on Condition
    • 2.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.31% fail on Size/type
  • 2.8% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.5% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.31% fail on Airbags
      • 0.31% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 2.5% fail on Body, chassis, structure (78% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Exhaust system (69% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Transmission (83% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Drive shafts (82% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.62% fail on Joints (82% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.31% fail on Body
      • 0.31% fail on Other body component
  • 0.93% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.93% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.93% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.62% fail on Attachment
    • 0.31% fail on Condition

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