Volvo C70 MOT Results

Registered in 2004
61.5% pass rate
from 956 tests in 2020
(19% 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.

  • 14% fail on Suspension (23% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 7.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.9% fail on Ball joint dust cover (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.3% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 4.2% fail on Springs
      • 4.2% fail on Coil springs
        • 4.2% fail on Coil spring
    • 1.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (76% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Linkage ball joints (79% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (76% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Linkage
      • 0.21% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.21% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.73% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.42% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.21% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.10% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.10% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.31% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.21% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.10% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.10% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.10% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 12% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (38% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.42% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.3% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.73% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.31% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamps (58% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp (60% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Dipswitch
      • 0.10% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 2.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.0% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.6% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.4% fail on Battery(ies) (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.10% fail on Horn
    • 1.5% fail on Stop lamp (71% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (57% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.42% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.42% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.10% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.10% fail on Switch
    • 0.10% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.10% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 11% fail on Brakes (23% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 7.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 4.7% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 2.3% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.3% fail on Rbt
          • 1.9% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.42% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 2.1% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.0% fail on Rbt
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.31% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.10% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.10% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.63% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.63% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.63% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.21% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.10% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.4% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.0% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.63% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.63% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.4% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.4% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.10% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 1.3% fail on Parking brake control (130% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Lever (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.31% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.21% fail on Pedal
    • 0.31% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.21% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.10% fail on Valves
    • 0.21% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.21% fail on Servos (7 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
    • 0.21% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 6.5% fail on Tyres
    • 4.4% fail on Condition
    • 2.0% fail on Tread depth (57% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Size/type
  • 5.8% fail on Steering
    • 3.0% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.6% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.31% fail on Other components (19 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Steering component (36 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Steering linkage
      • 0.21% fail on Lock stop (117 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.5% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.5% fail on Steering rack
    • 1.2% fail on Power steering (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.94% fail on Other components (6 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Operation
      • 0.10% fail on Rams
    • 0.21% fail on Steering wheel (7 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Steering column
    • 0.10% fail on Steering play
      • 0.10% fail on Steering rack
  • 5.3% fail on Visibility (34% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Wipers
    • 0.52% fail on Washers (86% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.21% fail on View to rear
      • 0.21% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.10% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.10% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.10% fail on Windscreen
  • 4.1% fail on Body, chassis, structure (55% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Exhaust system (49% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.63% fail on Transmission (83% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Drive shafts (82% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.63% fail on Joints (82% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.42% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.10% fail on System
    • 0.52% fail on Engine mounting (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Engine mounting condition (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Bracket
    • 0.42% fail on Doors
      • 0.21% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.21% fail on Door condition
      • 0.21% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.21% fail on Door condition
    • 0.10% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.10% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.10% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.10% fail on Body
      • 0.10% fail on Other body component
    • 0.10% fail on Seats
      • 0.10% fail on Driver's seat
  • 2.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (74% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Exhaust emissions (74% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Spark ignition (67% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (57% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Catalyst emissions (84% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.21% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.21% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 1.9% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.6% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.31% fail on Seat belts (80% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Condition
      • 0.10% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.4% fail on Road Wheels (190% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Condition
  • 0.42% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.42% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.21% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter (16 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Speedometer (16 times worse than other 2004 cars)
  • 0.10% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.10% fail on Anchorages

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