Volvo S60 MOT Results

Registered in 2001
50.7% pass rate
from 1,351 tests in 2017
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.

  • 34% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (30% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 13% fail on Position lamps (80% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 9.2% fail on Front lamps (76% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Rear lamps (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on All position lamps
    • 11% fail on Headlamp aim (61% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 10% fail on Registration plate lamp (54% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Direction indicators (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Flashing type (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 5.0% fail on Individual lamps (170% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on All direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.44% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.22% fail on Tell tales (9 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Switch
    • 5.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.5% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.59% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (7 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale' (13 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Switch (6 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.074% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 2.7% fail on Rear fog lamp (57% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Fog lamp (58% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.074% fail on Switch
    • 0.30% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.22% fail on Battery (78% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.074% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.074% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.074% fail on Horn
  • 19% fail on Brakes
    • 14% fail on Brake performance (47% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 11% fail on Parking brake performance (130% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Rear wheels (45% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.22% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.15% fail on Service brake performance (86% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.074% fail on Brake operation
    • 3.6% fail on Hydraulic systems (45% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Components (44% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 3.3% fail on Hoses (130% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.074% fail on Pipes
        • 0.074% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.074% fail on Operation
      • 0.074% fail on Leaks
    • 3.1% fail on Hub components
      • 2.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.59% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.15% fail on Brake calipers
    • 2.4% fail on Parking brake (110% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Condition (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on ABS
    • 0.37% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.22% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.22% fail on Pedal
        • 0.15% fail on Condition
        • 0.074% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.15% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.074% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.074% fail on Components
        • 0.074% fail on Servos
  • 17% fail on Suspension (25% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 8.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (52% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 6.4% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (69% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.30% fail on Attachment
      • 0.15% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.074% fail on Condition
    • 5.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 5.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 3.1% fail on Front suspension joints (90% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.96% fail on Coil springs (74% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Condition (76% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Location
    • 0.67% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.67% fail on Condition
    • 0.67% fail on Drive shafts (85% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Front drive shafts (84% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.67% fail on Constant velocity joints (84% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Wheel bearings (74% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Front
      • 0.15% fail on Rear (85% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.15% fail on Condition
    • 0.074% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.074% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.074% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.074% fail on Condition
    • 0.074% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.074% fail on Attachment
    • 0.074% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.074% fail on Spring mounting
  • 8.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.9% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.2% fail on Emissions
    • 1.3% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.81% fail on Cap (190% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on System
      • 0.074% fail on Pipe
    • 0.44% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 8.4% fail on Tyres
    • 5.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.30% fail on Size/type
    • 0.074% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.7% fail on Driver's view of the road (41% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Wipers (30% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Washers (72% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.30% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.074% fail on Bonnet
  • 4.4% fail on Steering
    • 3.4% fail on Steering system
      • 2.1% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.67% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.44% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.37% fail on Steering arm (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.074% fail on Free play
        • 0.074% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.52% fail on Power steering
      • 0.30% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.15% fail on Other components
      • 0.074% fail on Pump
    • 0.44% fail on Steering operation (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Steering control
      • 0.15% fail on Steering column
      • 0.074% fail on Steering lock
  • 1.1% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (75% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.81% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.67% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (55% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.44% fail on Seat belts (85% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Condition
      • 0.074% fail on Requirements
      • 0.074% fail on Attachment
  • 0.89% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (72% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Doors
      • 0.30% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.15% fail on Drivers
      • 0.15% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.15% fail on Load security
      • 0.15% fail on Bootlid (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.074% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.074% fail on Body condition
  • 0.81% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.81% fail on Attachment (150% worse than other 2001 cars)
  • 0.67% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.67% fail on Registration plate

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