Volvo C70 MOT Results

Registered in 2007
59.2% pass rate
from 1,500 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 2007 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo C70 is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Suspension (51% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 9.3% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 8.7% fail on Front drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 8.7% fail on Constant velocity joints (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension (12 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.53% fail on Drive shafts (13 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 7.7% fail on Coil springs (48% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 7.7% fail on Condition (50% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Shock absorbers (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Suspension arms (39% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.27% fail on Attachment
    • 1.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (61% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (66% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.13% fail on Linkage condition
    • 1.0% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.73% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.40% fail on Rear
      • 0.33% fail on Front
    • 0.13% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.067% fail on Condition
      • 0.067% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.067% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.067% fail on Condition
    • 0.067% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.067% fail on Condition
  • 15% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (26% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.13% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.13% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 1.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.1% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.53% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.20% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.7% fail on Position lamps (70% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Front lamps (70% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Rear lamps (70% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.87% fail on Stop lamp (80% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Horn
    • 0.20% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.20% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.20% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.067% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 11% fail on Tyres (36% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 8.2% fail on Condition (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Tread depth (38% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.13% fail on Size/type
  • 8.9% fail on Brakes
    • 4.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.5% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.1% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.60% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.13% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.067% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.067% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.1% fail on Hub components
      • 3.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.73% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.40% fail on Brake calipers (190% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Brake back plates
    • 0.80% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.80% fail on Condition
    • 0.67% fail on Hydraulic systems (65% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Components (84% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Hoses
        • 0.067% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.27% fail on Leaks
      • 0.067% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.067% fail on Operation
    • 0.27% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.067% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.067% fail on Lever
    • 0.067% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.067% fail on Leaks
    • 0.067% fail on ABS
  • 3.5% fail on Driver's view of the road (44% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Wipers (46% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Washers (43% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.067% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.1% fail on Steering (51% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Steering system (45% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Steering rack (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Track rod end (81% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.067% fail on Steering arm
  • 1.0% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.80% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.67% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.67% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.13% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.13% fail on Condition
  • 0.47% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.40% fail on Attachment
    • 0.067% fail on Condition
  • 0.47% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.20% fail on Doors
      • 0.13% fail on Drivers
      • 0.067% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.13% fail on Body condition
    • 0.13% fail on Load security (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Bootlid (13 times worse than other 2007 cars)
  • 0.40% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (89% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Exhaust system (84% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Emissions not tested
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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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