Volvo C70 MOT Results

Registered in 2002
61.3% pass rate
from 822 tests in 2017
(22% 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.

  • 18% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (35% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.5% fail on Position lamps (39% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Front lamps (59% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Rear lamps
    • 4.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.0% fail on Individual lamps (77% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.61% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.49% fail on All direction indicators
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.24% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.24% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 2.1% fail on Battery (120% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Registration plate lamp (71% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Stop lamp (73% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.61% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.12% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 14% fail on Suspension (34% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 4.5% fail on Coil springs
      • 4.5% fail on Condition
      • 0.12% fail on Location
    • 2.8% fail on Anti-roll bars (50% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (51% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.12% fail on Linkage condition
    • 2.3% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.2% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.2% fail on Front
    • 0.85% fail on Drive shafts (80% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Front drive shafts (80% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.85% fail on Constant velocity joints (80% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Bonded suspension (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Condition (6 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.24% fail on Condition
    • 0.24% fail on Shock absorbers (83% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Condition (83% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Axles
      • 0.12% fail on Swivel joints/housing
    • 0.12% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.12% fail on Subframe mounting
  • 13% fail on Brakes (24% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 8.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.2% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 3.5% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.8% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.85% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.61% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.12% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.4% fail on Hub components
      • 1.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.49% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.12% fail on Brake calipers
    • 2.2% fail on Parking brake (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Condition (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Hydraulic systems (77% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Components (80% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.97% fail on Hoses
        • 0.24% fail on Pipes (94% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Servos
      • 0.12% fail on Operation
      • 0.12% fail on Leaks
    • 0.97% fail on ABS
    • 0.12% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.12% fail on Pedal
        • 0.12% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.12% fail on Restricted movement
  • 8.5% fail on Tyres
    • 5.5% fail on Condition
    • 3.5% fail on Tread depth (37% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Size/type
  • 7.9% fail on Steering (60% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Steering system (57% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Steering rack (200% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.73% fail on Lock stop (334 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Free play (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.61% fail on Steering rack (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.36% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.12% fail on Other components
        • 0.12% fail on Steering component
    • 0.85% fail on Power steering
      • 0.49% fail on Other components
      • 0.24% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.12% fail on Operation
      • 0.12% fail on Rams
    • 0.49% fail on Steering control (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Steering lock (29 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.24% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.12% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 6.1% fail on Driver's view of the road (36% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Wipers
    • 0.61% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.24% fail on Washers (93% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.2% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (34% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Exhaust system (41% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Emissions
    • 0.73% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.49% fail on Cap
      • 0.24% fail on System
    • 0.49% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 1.3% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate
  • 1.1% fail on Road Wheels (140% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.97% fail on Attachment (190% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Condition
  • 0.85% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (79% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.85% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.85% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.73% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (75% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Seats
      • 0.36% fail on Drivers
    • 0.24% fail on Doors
      • 0.24% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.12% fail on Body condition

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