Volvo C70 MOT Results

Registered in 2003
59.8% pass rate
from 1,061 tests in 2017
(17% better than other 2003 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 2003 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo C70 is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (27% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.9% fail on Front lamps (47% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Rear lamps
    • 5.4% fail on Headlamp aim (30% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Direction indicators (90% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Flashing type (90% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 4.3% fail on Individual lamps (150% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.75% fail on All direction indicators (170% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Side repeaters
    • 3.1% fail on Registration plate lamp (56% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Battery (180% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamps (53% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp (56% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.19% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 2.0% fail on Stop lamp (66% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Rear fog lamp (69% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Fog lamp (69% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.094% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.094% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.094% fail on Horn
  • 15% fail on Suspension (27% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Suspension arms (45% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 6.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (54% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Coil springs
      • 4.9% fail on Condition
      • 0.094% fail on Location
    • 1.7% fail on Anti-roll bars (70% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (72% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.19% fail on Linkage condition
    • 1.5% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.3% fail on Drive shafts (66% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Front drive shafts (66% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Constant velocity joints (65% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Wheel bearings (68% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Front
      • 0.094% fail on Rear
    • 0.47% fail on Shock absorbers (66% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Condition (66% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.19% fail on Condition
    • 0.094% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.094% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.094% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.094% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.094% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.094% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 12% fail on Brakes (27% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 7.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.1% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 4.0% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.5% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.38% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.094% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.094% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.0% fail on Hub components
      • 2.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.28% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.094% fail on Brake back plates
      • 0.094% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.9% fail on Hydraulic systems (70% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Components (86% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.66% fail on Hoses
        • 0.094% fail on Pipes
        • 0.094% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.75% fail on Operation (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.19% fail on Leaks
    • 0.85% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.85% fail on Condition
    • 0.85% fail on Service brake control components (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Pedal (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.66% fail on Condition (7 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.57% fail on ABS
    • 0.19% fail on Restricted movement
  • 9.2% fail on Tyres
    • 6.7% fail on Condition (75% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Tread depth (48% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Size/type
    • 0.19% fail on Valve stem
  • 7.4% fail on Steering (44% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Steering system (37% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Track rod end
      • 2.6% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.47% fail on Lock stop (297 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.094% fail on Free play
        • 0.094% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.094% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.094% fail on Other components
        • 0.094% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.75% fail on Power steering
      • 0.38% fail on Other components
      • 0.28% fail on Rams (14 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.094% fail on Pump
    • 0.47% fail on Steering operation (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Steering control (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Steering lock (10 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.094% fail on Steering wheel
      • 0.094% fail on Steering shaft
  • 5.7% fail on Driver's view of the road (37% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Wipers
    • 0.57% fail on Washers (84% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.38% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.094% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 5.4% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (29% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.4% fail on Emissions (57% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.38% fail on System
      • 0.094% fail on Tank
      • 0.094% fail on Cap
    • 0.38% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 1.4% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (57% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.85% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.85% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.57% fail on Seat belts (69% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Condition
      • 0.19% fail on Prescribed areas (84% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.094% fail on Attachment
  • 1.3% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.94% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.57% fail on Attachment
    • 0.38% fail on Condition
  • 0.66% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (70% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.19% fail on Body condition
    • 0.19% fail on Doors
      • 0.19% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.094% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.094% fail on Chassis

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