Volvo C70 MOT Results

Registered in 2000
58.5% pass rate
from 465 tests in 2017
(16% better than other 2000 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 2000 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo C70 is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 8.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.2% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.43% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.43% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (9 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.22% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 4.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.9% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.5% fail on Rear lamps
    • 4.3% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.4% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.1% fail on All direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.43% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.22% fail on Tell tales
    • 1.9% fail on Battery
    • 1.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.3% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.43% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.65% fail on Stop lamp (88% better than other 2000 cars)
  • 14% fail on Brakes
    • 8.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.1% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 3.2% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.8% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.1% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.22% fail on Service brake performance
    • 2.8% fail on ABS
    • 2.4% fail on Hydraulic systems (64% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Components (65% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Hoses
        • 0.43% fail on Pipes (90% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.22% fail on Operation
    • 2.2% fail on Hub components
      • 1.7% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.22% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.22% fail on Brake back plates
    • 1.1% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.43% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.22% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.22% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.22% fail on Pedal
        • 0.22% fail on Condition
  • 11% fail on Suspension (47% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 4.3% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.22% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 3.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.43% fail on Attachment
    • 1.7% fail on Coil springs
      • 1.7% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.86% fail on Drive shafts (80% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Front drive shafts (80% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.86% fail on Constant velocity joints (80% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.65% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.65% fail on Condition
    • 0.43% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.43% fail on Front
    • 0.22% fail on General condition
    • 0.22% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.22% fail on Attachment
    • 0.22% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.22% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.22% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.22% fail on Condition
    • 0.22% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.22% fail on Component mounting
  • 9.0% fail on Tyres
    • 6.0% fail on Condition
    • 4.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.22% fail on Size/type
  • 8.0% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.1% fail on Emissions
    • 3.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.65% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.22% fail on Pipe
      • 0.22% fail on Cap
      • 0.22% fail on System
    • 0.65% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 6.2% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.2% fail on Wipers
    • 0.65% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.22% fail on Washers
    • 0.22% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.8% fail on Steering
    • 4.7% fail on Steering system
      • 2.8% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.1% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.65% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.22% fail on Other components
        • 0.22% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.86% fail on Power steering
      • 0.22% fail on Electronic power steering
      • 0.22% fail on Operation
      • 0.22% fail on Rams
      • 0.22% fail on Other components
    • 0.22% fail on Locking devices
  • 4.7% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 4.3% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (150% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (170% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.65% fail on Seat belts (81% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Prescribed areas (85% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Condition
  • 1.9% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plate
  • 1.3% fail on Road Wheels (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Condition
  • 0.65% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (83% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.22% fail on Body condition
    • 0.22% fail on Doors
      • 0.22% fail on Passengers front
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