Volvo C70 MOT Results

Registered in 2005
62.1% pass rate
from 604 tests in 2020
(18% better than other 2005 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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo C70 is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (23% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Direction indicators (58% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Flashing type (58% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 2.8% fail on Individual direction indicators (50% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Side repeaters (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on All direction indicators
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim (14% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim (13% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (24% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamps (53% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp (51% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Stop lamp (51% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (53% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Rear fog lamp (53% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Rear fog lamp (56% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.99% fail on Electrical equipment (28% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.99% fail on Battery(ies) (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.83% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (67% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.17% fail on Position lamp
  • 12% fail on Suspension (29% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Springs (61% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Coil springs (62% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 6.1% fail on Coil spring (63% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Suspension arms (0.45% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Ball joint dust cover (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Ball joint (32% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Pins and bushes (76% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Anti-roll bars (88% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.17% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.50% fail on Wheel bearings (67% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Shock absorbers (66% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Other suspension component (18% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.17% fail on Axles
      • 0.17% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
  • 9.1% fail on Brakes (32% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Brake performance (13% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (16% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 3.5% fail on Rbt (sp) (11% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Service brake performance (25% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt (23% better than other 2005 cars)
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance (24% better than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.50% fail on Service brake imbalance (15% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (31% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt (sp) (34% worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.99% fail on Service brake imbalance (44% worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.33% fail on Service brake performance (26% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Parking brake performance (49% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.83% fail on Rbt (47% better than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.83% fail on Parking brake performance (40% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Mechanical brake components (21% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Brake linings and pads (24% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Brake pads (24% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs and drums (12% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Brake discs (11% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (160% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Hand lever (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Pedal (85% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Parking brake control (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Lever (150% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (76% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Anti-lock braking system (71% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.17% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.17% fail on Servos
    • 0.17% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.17% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 8.4% fail on Tyres (18% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 7.1% fail on Condition (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Tread depth (58% better than other 2005 cars)
  • 5.1% fail on Visibility (30% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Wipers (4.9% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on View to rear (180% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Mirrors (190% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Washers (90% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.17% fail on Windscreen
  • 4.3% fail on Steering (11% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Steering gear (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Steering linkage components (42% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Track rod end (55% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Other components (27 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Steering component
        • 0.17% fail on Steering linkage
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.66% fail on Steering play (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Steering rack (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Power steering (18% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Rams
      • 0.17% fail on Other components
  • 2.3% fail on Body, chassis, structure (72% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Exhaust system (55% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Transmission (81% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Drive shafts (85% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.50% fail on Joints (85% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.17% fail on Joints
    • 0.17% fail on Chassis
      • 0.17% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.17% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.17% fail on Engine mounting condition
  • 2.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (65% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Exhaust emissions (79% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Spark ignition (73% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.66% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (75% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.50% fail on Catalyst emissions (76% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.99% fail on Fluid leaks (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Engine oil leaks (1.8% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks (12 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Other leaks (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
  • 1.2% fail on Road Wheels (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
  • 0.83% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (69% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (65% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.17% fail on Condition
    • 0.17% fail on Airbags
      • 0.17% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.33% fail on Identification of the vehicle (49% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Registration plates (49% better than other 2005 cars)

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