Volvo C70 MOT Results

Registered in 2001
59.5% pass rate
from 568 tests in 2020
(18% 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.

  • 15% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (25% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.35% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.5% fail on Position lamp
    • 3.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.0% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.53% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.18% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamps (55% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp (51% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.1% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.18% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.88% fail on Stop lamp (84% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.88% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.88% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.53% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (79% better than other 2001 cars)
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 8.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.0% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 6.0% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 2.6% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.6% fail on Rbt
          • 2.1% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.70% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.18% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.18% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 2.5% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.1% fail on Rbt
          • 1.8% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.35% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.18% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.18% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.18% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.18% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.6% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.88% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.88% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 4.0% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.8% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.8% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.6% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.6% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.4% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.2% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.35% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.88% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.53% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.35% fail on Pedal
    • 0.70% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.70% fail on Lever
    • 0.35% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.35% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.18% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.18% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.18% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
  • 11% fail on Suspension (41% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.6% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.1% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 3.5% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.3% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.53% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.53% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.18% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint
    • 2.8% fail on Springs
      • 2.8% fail on Coil springs
        • 2.8% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.70% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.35% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.35% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.18% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.18% fail on Axles
      • 0.18% fail on Axle
    • 0.18% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 8.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 7.6% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 7.6% fail on Spark ignition
        • 4.8% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 2.8% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.6% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 1.1% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.1% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 7.6% fail on Steering (79% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 3.2% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.18% fail on Other components
        • 0.18% fail on Steering component
      • 0.18% fail on Lock stop
    • 1.8% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.8% fail on Steering rack
    • 1.4% fail on Power steering (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Other components (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Operation
      • 0.18% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.18% fail on Rams
    • 1.2% fail on Steering play (7 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Steering rack (8 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Steering wheel
  • 6.0% fail on Visibility
    • 4.4% fail on Wipers
    • 1.4% fail on Washers (62% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.18% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.18% fail on Windscreen
  • 5.8% fail on Tyres
    • 3.3% fail on Condition
    • 2.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.18% fail on Size/type
  • 4.6% fail on Body, chassis, structure (57% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.1% fail on Transmission (73% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Drive shafts (71% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Joints (71% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.35% fail on Pipe
      • 0.18% fail on Hose
    • 0.35% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.35% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.18% fail on Doors
      • 0.18% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.18% fail on Door condition
    • 0.18% fail on Seats
      • 0.18% fail on Driver's seat
  • 3.7% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 3.5% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (140% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.18% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.70% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.70% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.70% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.53% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Attachment

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