Volvo C70 MOT Results

Registered in 2002
57.4% pass rate
from 678 tests in 2020
(12% better than other 2002 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 2002 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo C70 is unusually good or bad.

  • 15% fail on Suspension
    • 8.7% fail on Suspension arms (41% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Ball joint dust cover (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.88% fail on Pins and bushes (66% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Suspension arm
    • 4.3% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.1% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.74% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.59% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.59% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.15% fail on Linkage
      • 0.15% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 3.5% fail on Springs
      • 3.5% fail on Coil springs
        • 3.5% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.59% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.59% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.29% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.59% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.59% fail on Ball joint dust cover (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Axles
      • 0.15% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.15% fail on Shock absorbers
  • 15% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (29% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Direction indicators (83% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Flashing type (83% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 4.1% fail on Individual direction indicators (160% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.44% fail on Side repeaters
    • 3.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.1% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.15% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.8% fail on Stop lamp (52% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamps (63% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp (63% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamp aim (69% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp aim (70% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.5% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.3% fail on Battery(ies) (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.74% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (74% better than other 2002 cars)
  • 11% fail on Brakes (26% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 7.1% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 4.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 2.9% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.9% fail on Rbt
          • 2.7% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.44% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt
          • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.74% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (65% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.74% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.74% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.15% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.2% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.9% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.5% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.3% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.15% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.15% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.15% fail on Lever
    • 1.6% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.3% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.59% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.59% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.59% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.59% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.59% fail on Lever
    • 0.44% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.15% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.15% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 8.8% fail on Steering (90% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 3.7% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.74% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Lock stop (246 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Other components (16 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Steering component (44 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Steering gear (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Power steering (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Other components (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.29% fail on Operation
      • 0.15% fail on Rams
    • 0.15% fail on Steering play
      • 0.15% fail on Steering rack
  • 8.0% fail on Tyres
    • 5.8% fail on Condition (99% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.15% fail on Size/type
  • 7.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 7.4% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 7.2% fail on Spark ignition
        • 4.9% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (63% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 2.8% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.88% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.15% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.15% fail on NOx sensor
      • 0.29% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.29% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.59% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.29% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.15% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
      • 0.15% fail on Other leaks
  • 6.3% fail on Visibility
    • 4.6% fail on Wipers
    • 1.5% fail on Washers (60% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.15% fail on View to rear
      • 0.15% fail on Mirrors
  • 3.7% fail on Body, chassis, structure (65% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.59% fail on Transmission (85% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Drive shafts (84% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.59% fail on Joints (84% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.15% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.15% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.15% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.15% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.15% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.15% fail on Seats
      • 0.15% fail on Driver's seat
  • 2.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.5% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 1.0% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.88% fail on Condition
      • 0.15% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.74% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.59% fail on Attachment
    • 0.15% fail on Condition
  • 0.44% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.44% fail on Registration plates

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