Volvo C70 MOT Results

Registered in 2013
71.7% pass rate
from 233 tests in 2020
(6.9% better than other 2013 cars)
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 2013 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo C70 is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.4% fail on Tyres (78% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Condition (140% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Tread depth (42% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Size/type
  • 5.6% fail on Visibility (38% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Wipers (81% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.86% fail on Washers (46% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Driver's view
  • 5.2% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (31% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim (0.75% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim (10.0% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (93% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.86% fail on Headlamps (57% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Headlamp (54% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.86% fail on Stop lamp (53% better than other 2013 cars)
  • 4.3% fail on Suspension (27% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Anti-roll bars (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Linkage ball joints (8 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Linkage
      • 0.43% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.86% fail on Springs (69% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Coil springs (69% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.86% fail on Coil spring (69% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.43% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.43% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 0.86% fail on Brakes (83% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.86% fail on Mechanical brake components (70% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Brake linings and pads (62% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.86% fail on Brake pads (62% better than other 2013 cars)
  • 0.86% fail on Body, chassis, structure (45% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.86% fail on Transmission (28% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Drive shafts (35% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.86% fail on Joints (37% worse than other 2013 cars)
  • 0.86% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (93% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.86% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
  • 0.86% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (37% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.86% fail on Exhaust emissions (34% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Compression ignition (65% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.86% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
  • 0.43% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.43% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.43% fail on Steering
    • 0.43% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.43% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.43% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.43% 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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