Volvo C70 MOT Results

Registered in 2009
65.4% pass rate
from 991 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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo C70 is unusually good or bad.

  • 16% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.5% fail on Registration plate lamp (60% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.1% fail on Direction indicators (170% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Flashing type (170% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 3.1% fail on Individual lamps (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.50% fail on All direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.40% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.20% fail on Switch (11 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.4% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.40% fail on Rear lamps
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.0% fail on Stop lamp (69% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.10% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.10% fail on Fog lamp
  • 14% fail on Suspension (30% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Drive shafts (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Front drive shafts (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 5.0% fail on Constant velocity joints (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Coil springs
      • 4.2% fail on Condition
      • 0.10% fail on Location
    • 4.1% fail on Suspension arms (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Attachment
    • 1.3% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
    • 1.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (53% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (60% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Condition (11 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.61% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.10% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.10% fail on Attachment
    • 0.10% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.10% fail on Front
  • 11% fail on Tyres (52% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 7.7% fail on Condition (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.50% fail on Size/type (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.7% fail on Brakes
    • 2.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.1% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.0% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.71% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.30% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.20% fail on Brake performance not tested (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Service brake performance
    • 2.3% fail on Hub components
      • 1.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.50% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.50% fail on Brake calipers (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Brake linings
    • 0.71% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.71% fail on Condition
    • 0.30% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.20% fail on Components
        • 0.20% fail on Hoses
      • 0.10% fail on Leaks
    • 0.10% fail on Electronic stability system
  • 3.0% fail on Driver's view of the road (43% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Wipers
    • 1.3% fail on Washers
    • 0.10% fail on Windscreen
  • 1.7% fail on Steering
    • 1.7% fail on Steering system
      • 1.2% fail on Steering rack (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.10% fail on Ball joint
  • 0.61% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.30% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.30% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.30% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.30% fail on Condition
  • 0.50% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.30% fail on Attachment
    • 0.20% fail on Condition
  • 0.50% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.50% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.40% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (80% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Exhaust system (84% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.10% fail on Cap
    • 0.10% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.20% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.10% fail on Body condition
    • 0.10% fail on Seats
      • 0.10% fail on Drivers
Read the Honest John Review

  • 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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