Volvo C70 MOT Results

Registered in 2005
63.7% pass rate
from 717 tests in 2020
(23% 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.

  • 14% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (28% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.5% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 1.7% fail on Side repeaters (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on All direction indicators
    • 3.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.5% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.14% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.98% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.98% fail on Battery(ies) (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on Headlamps (84% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Headlamp (83% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.84% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.84% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 13% fail on Suspension (28% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.5% fail on Ball joint dust cover (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.14% fail on Suspension arm
    • 4.9% fail on Springs
      • 4.9% fail on Coil springs
        • 4.9% fail on Coil spring
    • 1.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (81% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Linkage ball joints (77% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.14% fail on Linkage
      • 0.14% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.42% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.28% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.28% fail on Wheel bearings (82% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.14% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.14% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.14% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 9.3% fail on Brakes (31% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.1% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt
          • 0.98% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.56% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt
          • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.14% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.14% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.84% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.84% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.70% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.28% fail on Service brake performance
    • 2.6% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.5% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.28% fail on Brake discs and drums (80% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Brake discs (79% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.14% fail on Lever
    • 0.98% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.70% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.28% fail on Pedal
    • 0.84% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.84% fail on Lever
    • 0.84% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.84% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.14% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.28% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.14% fail on Master cylinder
      • 0.14% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.14% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 7.9% fail on Tyres
    • 6.1% fail on Condition (97% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Tread depth (57% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Size/type
  • 5.3% fail on Steering
    • 3.3% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.5% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.28% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.28% fail on Steering arm (12 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Lock stop (309 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.14% fail on Other components
        • 0.14% fail on Steering component
    • 1.4% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.4% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.42% fail on Steering play
      • 0.42% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.28% fail on Power steering
      • 0.14% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.14% fail on Other components
    • 0.14% fail on Steering wheel
  • 5.3% fail on Visibility
    • 4.7% fail on Wipers
    • 0.42% fail on Washers (88% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on View to rear
      • 0.28% fail on Mirrors
  • 3.3% fail on Body, chassis, structure (60% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.98% fail on Transmission (73% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.98% fail on Drive shafts (72% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.84% fail on Joints (76% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Drive shaft
    • 0.56% fail on Doors
      • 0.42% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.28% fail on Door condition
        • 0.14% fail on Catch
      • 0.14% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.14% fail on Door condition
    • 0.14% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.14% fail on System
    • 0.14% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.14% fail on Carrier
    • 0.14% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.14% fail on Engine mounting condition
  • 2.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.8% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.28% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.28% fail on Condition
  • 1.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (78% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.98% fail on Exhaust emissions (85% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.98% fail on Spark ignition (80% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.70% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (75% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Catalyst emissions (87% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.42% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.14% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.14% fail on Other leaks
  • 1.1% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.98% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.98% fail on Attachment

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