Volvo C70 MOT Results

Registered in 2011
73.4% pass rate
from 425 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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo C70 is unusually good or bad.

  • 12% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.1% fail on Position lamps (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 7.1% fail on Front lamps (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.1% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.24% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.24% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.47% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.47% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.47% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.24% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.24% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.24% fail on Stop lamp
  • 9.2% fail on Tyres
    • 6.8% fail on Condition (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Tread depth
  • 3.5% fail on Suspension
    • 1.6% fail on Coil springs
      • 1.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.47% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.47% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.47% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.47% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.47% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.24% fail on Front
      • 0.24% fail on Rear
    • 0.24% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.24% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.24% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.24% fail on Condition
    • 0.24% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.24% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.24% fail on Constant velocity joints
  • 3.1% fail on Brakes
    • 1.4% fail on Parking brake (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.94% fail on Hub components
      • 0.94% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.94% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.47% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.47% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.24% fail on Rear wheels
    • 0.24% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.24% fail on Components
        • 0.24% fail on Pipes
  • 1.9% fail on Driver's view of the road (58% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.94% fail on Wipers
    • 0.94% fail on Washers
    • 0.24% fail on Windscreen
  • 0.94% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.47% fail on Condition
    • 0.47% fail on Attachment
  • 0.71% fail on Steering
    • 0.71% fail on Steering system
      • 0.71% fail on Steering rack (9 times worse than other 2011 cars)
  • 0.71% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.71% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.24% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.24% fail on Seats
      • 0.24% fail on Drivers
  • 0.24% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.24% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.24% fail on Hose
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  • 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.

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