Volvo S60 MOT Results

Registered in 2000
44.0% pass rate
from 100 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 2000 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo S60 is unusually good or bad.

  • 41% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (66% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 15% fail on Registration plate lamp (160% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 14% fail on Position lamps (120% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 7.0% fail on Front lamps
      • 5.0% fail on Rear lamps
      • 2.0% fail on All position lamps (27 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Switch
    • 12% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 9.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 8.0% fail on Headlamp
      • 1.0% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 1.0% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 7.0% fail on Rear fog lamp (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 7.0% fail on Fog lamp (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 7.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 7.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 5.0% fail on Individual lamps
        • 2.0% fail on Side repeaters
        • 1.0% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (13 times worse than other 2000 cars)
  • 23% fail on Suspension
    • 6.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 6.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 6.0% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 4.0% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 2.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 5.0% fail on Coil springs
      • 5.0% fail on Condition
    • 5.0% fail on Front suspension joints (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 3.0% fail on Condition
    • 2.0% fail on Drive shafts
      • 2.0% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 2.0% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 1.0% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.0% fail on Front
    • 1.0% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.0% fail on Component mounting
  • 19% fail on Brakes
    • 15% fail on Brake performance
      • 14% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 8.0% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.0% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 1.0% fail on Front wheels
    • 5.0% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 5.0% fail on Components
        • 4.0% fail on Hoses
        • 1.0% fail on Pipes
    • 3.0% fail on ABS
    • 2.0% fail on Hub components
      • 2.0% fail on Brake pads
    • 1.0% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.0% fail on Condition
  • 9.0% fail on Tyres
    • 5.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.0% fail on Condition
  • 9.0% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 5.0% fail on Emissions
    • 3.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.0% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.0% fail on Pipe
      • 1.0% fail on Cap
  • 8.0% fail on Steering
    • 6.0% fail on Steering system
      • 3.0% fail on Track rod end
      • 2.0% fail on Lock stop (462 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Steering rack
      • 1.0% fail on Steering arm
    • 2.0% fail on Power steering
      • 2.0% fail on Other components (10 times worse than other 2000 cars)
  • 8.0% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 7.0% fail on Wipers
    • 1.0% fail on Windscreen
    • 1.0% fail on Washers
  • 3.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.0% fail on Doors
      • 2.0% fail on Passengers other (5 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Seats
      • 1.0% fail on Passengers
  • 1.0% fail on Road Wheels
    • 1.0% fail on Attachment
  • 1.0% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plate
Read the Honest John Review

  • Volvo S60 (2000 - 2008)
    Impressively solid, smart-looking saloon with decent handling and plenty of equipment. Keen second-hand prices. Decent reliability.

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