Volvo C70 MOT Results

Registered in 2010
71.9% pass rate
from 711 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 2010 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo C70 is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.8% fail on Position lamps (130% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Front lamps (170% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.14% fail on Rear lamps
    • 2.5% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.14% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.14% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.42% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.42% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.28% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.14% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.28% fail on Stop lamp (89% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 11% fail on Tyres (64% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 9.1% fail on Condition (170% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.28% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.8% fail on Suspension
    • 2.1% fail on Coil springs
      • 2.1% fail on Condition
    • 1.5% fail on Drive shafts
      • 1.5% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 1.5% fail on Constant velocity joints
        • 0.14% fail on Couplings
    • 0.98% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.98% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.98% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.84% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.14% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.84% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.84% fail on Condition
    • 0.28% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.14% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.14% fail on Front
  • 3.5% fail on Brakes
    • 2.3% fail on Hub components
      • 2.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.14% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.1% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.42% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.42% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.28% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.42% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.42% fail on Condition
    • 0.14% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.14% fail on Pedal
        • 0.14% fail on Anti-slip
  • 3.2% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 1.8% fail on Wipers
    • 0.98% fail on Washers
    • 0.42% fail on Windscreen
  • 1.8% fail on Steering
    • 1.7% fail on Steering system
      • 1.7% fail on Steering rack (12 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Power steering
      • 0.14% fail on Other components
  • 0.56% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.28% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.28% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.28% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.28% fail on Condition
  • 0.42% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.42% fail on Body condition
  • 0.28% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.14% fail on Condition
    • 0.14% fail on Attachment
  • 0.28% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.28% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.14% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.14% fail on Exhaust system
Read the Honest John Review

  • Volvo C70 (2010 - 2013)
    Refined open-top cruiser with a metal folding roof. Classy interior design. Sharper looks after 2010 facelift. Strong diesel engines including D5.
  • 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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