Volvo C70 MOT Results

Registered in 2011
68.4% pass rate
from 535 tests in 2020
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.

  • 9.3% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.4% fail on Position lamps (120% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Position lamp (130% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.19% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.19% fail on Dipswitch
      • 0.19% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.37% fail on Outline marker lamps (57 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Outline marker lamp (68 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.37% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.37% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.37% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.37% fail on Horn
    • 0.19% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.19% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.19% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.19% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 8.8% fail on Suspension
    • 3.6% fail on Springs
      • 3.6% fail on Coil springs
        • 3.6% fail on Coil spring
    • 3.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.2% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.75% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.9% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.5% fail on Linkage ball joints (170% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.19% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 0.93% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.37% fail on Wheel bearings
  • 8.0% fail on Tyres
    • 4.9% fail on Condition (71% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.19% fail on Size/type
  • 5.4% fail on Brakes
    • 2.8% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.2% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.75% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.75% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.9% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.3% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt
          • 0.75% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.56% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.75% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.75% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.37% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.37% fail on Rbt
          • 0.37% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.19% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.19% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.19% fail on Service brake performance
    • 0.93% fail on Parking brake control (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Lever (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.37% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.19% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.19% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.19% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.19% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 2.8% fail on Visibility
    • 1.9% fail on Wipers
    • 0.75% fail on Washers
    • 0.19% fail on View to rear
      • 0.19% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.7% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 1.5% fail on Transmission
      • 1.5% fail on Drive shafts
        • 1.5% fail on Joints
    • 0.19% fail on Exhaust system
  • 1.3% fail on Steering
    • 1.3% fail on Steering gear (10 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Steering rack (11 times worse than other 2011 cars)
  • 1.1% fail on Identification of the vehicle (190% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plates (200% worse than other 2011 cars)
  • 0.75% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.75% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.75% fail on Condition
  • 0.75% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.75% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.75% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.75% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
  • 0.19% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.19% fail on Belt(s)/padding
  • 0.19% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.19% fail on Condition
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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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