Volvo C70 MOT Results

Registered in 2005
60.5% pass rate
from 740 tests in 2017
(12% 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.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.6% fail on Rear lamps (170% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.14% fail on All position lamps
    • 5.3% fail on Direction indicators (82% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Flashing type (82% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Individual lamps
        • 2.0% fail on Side repeaters (180% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.54% fail on All direction indicators
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.2% fail on Registration plate lamp (48% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Stop lamp (45% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Battery (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamps (56% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp (61% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.27% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.81% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.81% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.14% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 14% fail on Suspension (25% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Coil springs
      • 5.9% fail on Condition
      • 0.14% fail on Location
    • 4.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.14% fail on Attachment
    • 2.3% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.81% fail on Anti-roll bars (85% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (87% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.14% fail on Attachment
    • 0.81% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.81% fail on Front
    • 0.54% fail on Drive shafts (85% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Front drive shafts (85% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.54% fail on Constant velocity joints (84% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.41% fail on Condition
    • 0.14% fail on General condition
    • 0.14% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.14% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.14% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.14% fail on Condition
      • 0.14% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.14% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.14% fail on Condition
  • 10% fail on Brakes (25% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 7.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.2% fail on Rear wheels
      • 4.2% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.4% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.68% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.14% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.14% fail on Brake operation
    • 1.8% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.8% fail on Condition (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Hub components (57% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Brake pads (59% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.68% fail on Hydraulic systems (82% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Components (85% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.54% fail on Hoses
      • 0.14% fail on Operation
    • 0.68% fail on ABS
    • 0.14% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.14% fail on Pedal
        • 0.14% fail on Condition
    • 0.14% fail on Restricted movement
  • 9.3% fail on Tyres
    • 7.3% fail on Condition (89% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Tread depth (55% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Size/type
  • 5.7% fail on Steering
    • 4.9% fail on Steering system
      • 2.3% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.81% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.81% fail on Lock stop (731 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Steering arm (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Free play (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.54% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.81% fail on Power steering
      • 0.68% fail on Other components (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Operation
    • 0.54% fail on Steering operation (7 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Steering control
      • 0.14% fail on Steering column
      • 0.14% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.14% fail on Universal joint
  • 5.5% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.3% fail on Wipers
    • 0.68% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.54% fail on Washers (83% better than other 2005 cars)
  • 3.6% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 2.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.95% fail on Emissions
    • 0.27% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.27% fail on Cap
  • 3.1% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.0% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.27% fail on Condition
  • 0.95% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.95% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.68% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.54% fail on Attachment
    • 0.14% fail on Condition
  • 0.41% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.14% fail on Body condition
    • 0.14% fail on Doors
      • 0.14% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.14% fail on Seats
      • 0.14% fail on Drivers

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