Volvo C70 MOT Results

Registered in 2004
63.2% pass rate
from 996 tests in 2017
(22% better than other 2004 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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo C70 is unusually good or bad.

  • 17% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (34% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.7% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.0% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.70% fail on All direction indicators
    • 3.8% fail on Position lamps (44% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Front lamps (66% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.10% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.10% fail on Switch
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim (50% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Battery (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamps (45% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Headlamp (52% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.20% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.20% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.20% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (7 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Switch
    • 2.3% fail on Registration plate lamp (65% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Stop lamp (68% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.50% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.30% fail on Tell tale (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Horn
  • 15% fail on Suspension (28% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Suspension arms
      • 5.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.10% fail on Attachment
    • 5.4% fail on Coil springs
      • 5.3% fail on Condition
      • 0.10% fail on Location
    • 2.1% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (74% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (70% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (80% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Linkage condition
    • 1.0% fail on Drive shafts (74% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Front drive shafts (73% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Constant velocity joints (73% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Wheel bearings (63% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Front
    • 0.50% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.30% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Attachment (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.20% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.20% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices (8 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.10% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 11% fail on Brakes (24% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 7.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.3% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 3.5% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.8% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.60% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.10% fail on Service brake performance
    • 2.7% fail on Hub components
      • 2.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.90% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.10% fail on Brake calipers
    • 2.0% fail on Parking brake (100% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Condition (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Hydraulic systems (79% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Components (87% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.50% fail on Hoses
        • 0.10% fail on Pipes
      • 0.40% fail on Operation (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Leaks
    • 0.40% fail on ABS
    • 0.30% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.30% fail on Pedal
        • 0.30% fail on Condition
    • 0.20% fail on Restricted movement
  • 9.0% fail on Tyres
    • 5.4% fail on Condition
    • 4.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.10% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.6% fail on Steering
    • 4.5% fail on Steering system
      • 2.3% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.40% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.30% fail on Free play
        • 0.30% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.10% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.10% fail on Steering arm
    • 1.1% fail on Power steering (180% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Other components (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Operation
      • 0.20% fail on Rams (10 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Pump
    • 0.30% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.10% fail on Steering control
      • 0.10% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.10% fail on Locking devices
  • 5.0% fail on Driver's view of the road (42% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Wipers
    • 0.50% fail on Washers (86% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.30% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.10% fail on Bonnet
  • 3.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (46% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.50% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.40% fail on System
      • 0.10% fail on Cap
    • 0.40% fail on Emissions (85% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 1.4% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (53% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.1% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.30% fail on Seat belts (79% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Condition
      • 0.10% fail on Attachment
  • 0.90% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.70% fail on Attachment
    • 0.20% fail on Condition
  • 0.80% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.50% fail on Doors
      • 0.40% fail on Drivers (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.20% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.10% fail on Body security
  • 0.40% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.40% fail on Registration plate

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