Volvo C70 MOT Results

Registered in 2006
55.4% pass rate
from 1,625 tests in 2020
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.

  • 18% fail on Suspension
    • 7.4% fail on Springs (71% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 7.4% fail on Coil springs (72% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 7.4% fail on Coil spring (72% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.9% fail on Pins and bushes (50% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.68% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.12% fail on Suspension arm
    • 6.2% fail on Shock absorbers (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Anti-roll bars (68% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint dust cover (71% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.12% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (93% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on Linkage
      • 0.062% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 0.86% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.18% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.062% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 14% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (21% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.12% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.1% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.18% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 3.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.3% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.55% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.062% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.6% fail on Stop lamp (66% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Position lamps (67% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Position lamp (66% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.68% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.68% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.062% fail on Switch
    • 0.55% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.37% fail on Horn
      • 0.062% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.062% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.062% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.25% fail on Outline marker lamps (41 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Outline marker lamp (42 times worse than other 2006 cars)
  • 11% fail on Brakes
    • 7.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (52% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 5.4% fail on Rbt (sp) (61% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.0% fail on Rbt
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.18% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.5% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt
          • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.25% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.062% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.062% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.062% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.31% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.31% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.25% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.12% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.18% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.6% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.3% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.49% fail on Brake discs and drums (63% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.49% fail on Brake discs (63% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.98% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.98% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.55% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.55% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.43% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.37% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.062% fail on Pedal
    • 0.18% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.18% fail on Lever
    • 0.12% fail on Rigid brake pipes (95% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.062% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.062% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.062% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.062% fail on Other components
  • 11% fail on Body, chassis, structure (44% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 9.2% fail on Transmission (180% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 8.9% fail on Drive shafts (190% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 8.9% fail on Joints (190% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.062% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.37% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.37% fail on Joints
    • 0.86% fail on Exhaust system (68% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Doors
      • 0.25% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.25% fail on Door condition
      • 0.18% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.18% fail on Door condition
    • 0.18% fail on Seats
      • 0.18% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.062% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.062% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.062% fail on Undertray
  • 9.6% fail on Tyres (29% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 7.8% fail on Condition (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Tread depth (48% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Size/type
  • 4.6% fail on Visibility (33% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Wipers (36% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Washers (37% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on View to rear
      • 0.18% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.12% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.12% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.12% fail on Windscreen
  • 4.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (30% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Exhaust emissions (28% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.2% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.68% fail on Catalyst emissions (64% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.25% fail on Compression ignition (85% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.12% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.12% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 2.3% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.0% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (65% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Seat belts (68% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Condition
  • 2.1% fail on Steering (37% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.98% fail on Steering linkage components (61% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Track rod end (70% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.062% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.92% fail on Steering gear (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Steering rack (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Steering play
      • 0.18% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.062% fail on Power steering
      • 0.062% fail on Other components
  • 0.74% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.74% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.74% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.49% fail on Attachment
    • 0.25% fail on 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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