Volvo C70 MOT Results

Registered in 2008
56.7% pass rate
from 1,298 tests in 2017
(17% worse than other 2008 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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo C70 is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Suspension (86% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 13% fail on Coil springs (170% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 13% fail on Condition (170% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.077% fail on Location
    • 8.4% fail on Drive shafts (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 8.3% fail on Front drive shafts (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 8.2% fail on Constant velocity joints (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Couplings (16 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.077% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.077% fail on Drive shafts
    • 4.9% fail on Suspension arms (97% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (100% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.8% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.15% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.077% fail on Linkage condition
    • 1.8% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.85% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.15% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.15% fail on Front
    • 0.077% fail on General condition
    • 0.077% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.077% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.077% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.077% fail on Condition
  • 17% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 5.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.5% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.54% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.077% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.4% fail on Registration plate lamp (33% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.3% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.15% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.15% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 3.0% fail on Direction indicators (69% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Flashing type (69% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Individual lamps (100% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.54% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.23% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.077% fail on Switch
    • 0.46% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Stop lamp (90% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.077% fail on Battery
    • 0.077% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.077% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.077% fail on Horn
  • 13% fail on Tyres (71% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 9.0% fail on Condition (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.39% fail on Size/type
    • 0.23% fail on Valve stem
  • 8.1% fail on Brakes
    • 3.3% fail on Hub components
      • 2.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.39% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.23% fail on Brake calipers
    • 3.1% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.5% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.85% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.31% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.23% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.15% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.5% fail on Parking brake (160% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Condition (180% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.46% fail on Leaks (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Components (87% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.077% fail on Hoses
        • 0.077% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.077% fail on Operation
    • 0.39% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.39% fail on Pedal
        • 0.31% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.077% fail on Condition
    • 0.23% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.15% fail on ABS
    • 0.077% fail on Electronic stability system
  • 5.1% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.2% fail on Wipers
    • 1.5% fail on Washers
    • 0.46% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.077% fail on Windscreen
  • 1.2% fail on Steering
    • 1.2% fail on Steering system
      • 0.77% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.077% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.92% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.62% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.62% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.31% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.31% fail on Condition
  • 0.69% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.46% fail on Attachment
    • 0.23% fail on Condition
  • 0.69% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (76% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Exhaust system (69% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.077% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.077% fail on System
    • 0.077% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.31% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.15% fail on Body condition
    • 0.077% fail on Doors
      • 0.077% fail on Drivers
    • 0.077% fail on Seats
      • 0.077% fail on Drivers
  • 0.23% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.23% fail on Registration plate
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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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