Volvo C70 MOT Results

Registered in 2006
58.9% pass rate
from 1,470 tests in 2017
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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo C70 is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Suspension (21% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Drive shafts (140% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 6.9% fail on Front drive shafts (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 6.9% fail on Constant velocity joints (140% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.068% fail on Couplings
      • 0.068% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.068% fail on Drive shafts
    • 5.7% fail on Coil springs
      • 5.6% fail on Condition
      • 0.068% fail on Location
    • 5.0% fail on Shock absorbers (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.20% fail on Attachment
      • 0.068% fail on Condition
    • 1.6% fail on Anti-roll bars (62% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (69% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.068% fail on Linkage condition
    • 1.3% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.68% fail on Front
      • 0.61% fail on Rear
    • 0.95% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.14% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.14% fail on Condition
    • 0.068% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.068% fail on Condition
    • 0.068% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.068% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 18% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (18% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.14% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.14% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.14% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.068% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.068% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 2.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.0% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.54% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.41% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.2% fail on Position lamps (63% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Front lamps (67% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.82% fail on Rear lamps
    • 1.1% fail on Stop lamp (77% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Horn
    • 0.41% fail on Battery
    • 0.41% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.34% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.068% fail on Switch
    • 0.068% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.068% fail on Tell tale
  • 11% fail on Brakes
    • 6.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.4% fail on Parking brake performance (47% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.68% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.20% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.14% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.068% fail on Parking brake operation
      • 0.068% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.1% fail on Hub components
      • 2.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.41% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.34% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.068% fail on Brake linings
    • 0.75% fail on Hydraulic systems (75% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Leaks
      • 0.27% fail on Components (90% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Hoses
        • 0.068% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.068% fail on Pipes
    • 0.54% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.54% fail on Condition
    • 0.41% fail on ABS
    • 0.27% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.20% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.20% fail on Pedal
        • 0.20% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.14% fail on Restricted movement
  • 9.7% fail on Tyres
    • 7.7% fail on Condition (100% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Tread depth (50% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Size/type
  • 3.9% fail on Driver's view of the road (43% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Wipers (38% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Washers (46% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.068% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.9% fail on Steering
    • 1.7% fail on Steering system
      • 1.1% fail on Steering rack (170% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Track rod end (70% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.20% fail on Power steering
      • 0.14% fail on Other components
      • 0.068% fail on Drive system
  • 1.4% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.4% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.3% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.068% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.068% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.068% fail on Condition
  • 0.95% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (78% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Emissions (60% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Exhaust system (92% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.068% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.82% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.82% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.68% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.54% fail on Attachment
    • 0.14% fail on Condition
  • 0.34% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (67% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Doors
      • 0.14% fail on Drivers
      • 0.068% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.14% fail on Body condition
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  • Volvo C70 (2006 - 2010)
    Genuine four-seat coupe-convertible. Tidy handling and a comfortable long-distance cruiser. Stylish looks, especially roof down.

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