Volvo C70 MOT Results

Registered in 2001
55.6% pass rate
from 717 tests in 2017
(11% better than other 2001 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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo C70 is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 8.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 6.0% fail on Direction indicators (110% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Flashing type (110% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 4.7% fail on Individual lamps (160% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.84% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.42% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.14% fail on Tell tales
    • 5.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.5% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.8% fail on Rear lamps
    • 4.5% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.2% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.14% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.14% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.14% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.14% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 3.1% fail on Battery (200% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Stop lamp (65% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.98% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.98% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.14% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.7% fail on Rear wheels
      • 5.2% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 3.3% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.4% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 2.6% fail on Parking brake (140% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Condition (140% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Hub components
      • 2.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.70% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.14% fail on Brake back plates
    • 1.1% fail on Hydraulic systems (83% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.98% fail on Components (84% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.70% fail on Hoses
        • 0.14% fail on Pipes
        • 0.14% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.14% fail on Operation
    • 0.70% fail on ABS
    • 0.42% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.42% fail on Pedal
        • 0.42% fail on Condition
    • 0.42% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.14% fail on Electronic stability system
  • 14% fail on Suspension (36% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.9% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.42% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.28% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 3.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 3.5% fail on Coil springs
      • 3.3% fail on Condition
      • 0.14% fail on Location
    • 0.98% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.84% fail on Drive shafts (81% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Front drive shafts (81% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.84% fail on Constant velocity joints (80% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.70% fail on Front
    • 0.56% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.56% fail on Condition
    • 0.56% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.56% fail on Condition
    • 0.28% fail on Axles
      • 0.28% fail on Axle beam (7 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on General condition
    • 0.14% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.14% fail on Attachment
    • 0.14% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.14% fail on Attachment
    • 0.14% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.14% fail on Component mounting
  • 11% fail on Tyres
    • 7.1% fail on Condition (84% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.42% fail on Size/type
    • 0.28% fail on Valve stem
  • 7.8% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.3% fail on Wipers
    • 1.3% fail on Washers (67% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.14% fail on Mirrors
  • 7.7% fail on Steering (62% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Steering system (68% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.56% fail on Lock stop (350 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.28% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.28% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.14% fail on Other components
        • 0.14% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.42% fail on Power steering
      • 0.42% fail on Other components
      • 0.14% fail on Operation
    • 0.28% fail on Steering control
      • 0.14% fail on Steering column
      • 0.14% fail on Steering shaft
    • 0.28% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.14% fail on Locking devices
  • 6.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 3.9% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.4% fail on Emissions
    • 0.56% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.28% fail on Cap
      • 0.14% fail on Pipe
      • 0.14% fail on System
    • 0.56% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 3.8% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.6% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (130% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (140% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.14% fail on Condition
  • 0.98% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.70% fail on Attachment
    • 0.28% fail on Condition
  • 0.98% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.98% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.56% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (83% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.14% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.14% fail on Chassis
    • 0.14% fail on Seats
      • 0.14% fail on Drivers

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