Volvo S60 MOT Results

Registered in 2001
51.8% pass rate
from 882 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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo S60 is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (21% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 7.4% fail on Position lamps (130% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 7.1% fail on Position lamp (130% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.11% fail on Switch
    • 6.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.6% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.45% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.11% fail on Dipswitch
    • 6.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 5.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.45% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 5.3% fail on Direction indicators (110% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Flashing type (110% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 5.0% fail on Individual direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.11% fail on All direction indicators
    • 4.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.8% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.11% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.11% fail on Front fog lamps
    • 0.57% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (6 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Main beam tell-tale (13 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.23% fail on Electrical equipment (78% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.11% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.11% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.11% fail on Outline marker lamp
  • 16% fail on Suspension
    • 8.7% fail on Suspension arms (48% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Pins and bushes (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.57% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.11% fail on Suspension arm
    • 6.7% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.4% fail on Linkage ball joints (140% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Pins and bushes (150% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.68% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.34% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.23% fail on Linkage
      • 0.23% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 1.2% fail on Other suspension component
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.0% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.79% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.34% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.23% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.11% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.68% fail on Springs (78% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Coil springs (77% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.68% fail on Coil spring (77% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Wheel bearings
  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Brake performance (34% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 9.5% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 9.5% fail on Rbt (sp) (140% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Parking brake performance (110% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 3.6% fail on Rbt (110% worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 3.3% fail on Parking brake performance (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.45% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.11% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.11% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.11% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 2.3% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.3% fail on Rbt
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.57% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.34% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (86% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Rbt (sp) (86% better than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.34% fail on Service brake imbalance (79% better than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.11% fail on Service brake performance
    • 1.8% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.4% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.45% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.45% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.5% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.5% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.34% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 1.0% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.79% fail on Hand lever (170% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Pedal
    • 1.0% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.0% fail on Lever
    • 0.68% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.57% fail on Brake fluid (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Master cylinder
    • 0.34% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.11% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.11% fail on Leaks
  • 8.2% fail on Tyres
    • 4.4% fail on Condition (58% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.23% fail on Size/type
  • 7.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure (27% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.4% fail on Transmission (65% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Drive shafts (66% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Joints (66% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.11% fail on Joints
    • 1.1% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.79% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Tank
      • 0.11% fail on Hose
      • 0.11% fail on System
    • 0.57% fail on Doors
      • 0.23% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.23% fail on Door condition
      • 0.23% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.23% fail on Door condition
      • 0.11% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.11% fail on Door condition
    • 0.45% fail on Engine mounting (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Engine mounting condition (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.34% fail on Seats
      • 0.23% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.11% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.34% fail on Boot lid (7 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Boot lid condition (9 times worse than other 2001 cars)
  • 6.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 5.7% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 5.6% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.5% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 1.8% fail on Catalyst emissions (50% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.45% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.23% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.11% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.11% fail on Particulate filter
      • 0.11% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.11% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 0.57% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.57% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 4.9% fail on Visibility (43% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Wipers
    • 1.5% fail on Washers (60% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.23% fail on View to rear
      • 0.23% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.11% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.11% fail on Windscreen
  • 3.5% fail on Steering
    • 2.2% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.9% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.23% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.45% fail on Power steering
      • 0.23% fail on Operation
      • 0.11% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.11% fail on Other components
    • 0.34% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.34% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.34% fail on Steering play
      • 0.34% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.23% fail on Steering column (7 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Steering wheel
  • 1.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (69% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.91% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.34% fail on Seat belts (87% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Condition
      • 0.11% fail on Requirements
  • 0.79% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.79% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.79% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.68% fail on Attachment
    • 0.11% fail on Condition

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