Volvo C70 MOT Results

Registered in 2012
80.1% pass rate
from 246 tests in 2017
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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo C70 is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.8% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 5.3% fail on Position lamps (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Front lamps (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.7% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.41% fail on Stop lamp
  • 8.1% fail on Tyres
    • 5.7% fail on Condition
    • 3.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.41% fail on Valve stem
  • 2.4% fail on Brakes
    • 1.6% fail on Hub components
      • 1.6% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.81% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.41% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.41% fail on Rear wheels
    • 0.41% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.41% fail on Components
        • 0.41% fail on Hoses
  • 1.6% fail on Suspension
    • 0.81% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.41% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.41% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.41% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.41% fail on Condition
    • 0.41% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.41% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 1.2% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.81% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.81% fail on Condition (8 times worse than other 2012 cars)
  • 0.81% fail on Driver's view of the road (82% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.41% fail on Wipers
  • 0.41% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.41% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.41% fail on Condition
  • 0.41% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.41% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.41% fail on System
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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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