Volvo S60 MOT Results

Registered in 2002
55.4% pass rate
from 1,478 tests in 2020
(9.2% better than other 2002 cars)
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 2002 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo S60 is unusually good or bad.

  • 17% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (3.3% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Direction indicators (130% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Flashing type (130% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 4.1% fail on Individual direction indicators (160% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.95% fail on All direction indicators (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.61% fail on Side repeaters (17% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Headlamp aim (2.9% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Headlamp aim (0.86% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (14% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (60% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Stop lamp (41% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamps (40% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp (39% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Dipswitch (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Headlamp levelling device (69% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (3.9% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Rear fog lamp (4.0% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp (4.7% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Switch (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (10 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Main beam tell-tale (20 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (6 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Position lamps (16% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Position lamp (11% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.068% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.068% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 15% fail on Brakes (2.1% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 11% fail on Brake performance (41% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 8.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (100% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 8.1% fail on Rbt (sp) (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Parking brake performance (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on Rbt (120% worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 2.8% fail on Parking brake performance (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.54% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.068% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 3.0% fail on Service brake performance (4.6% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Rbt (2.1% better than other 2002 cars)
          • 2.4% fail on Service brake performance (8.8% better than other 2002 cars)
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake imbalance (53% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (54% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.88% fail on Rbt (sp) (53% better than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.68% fail on Service brake imbalance (50% better than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.27% fail on Service brake performance (62% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.3% fail on Mechanical brake components (28% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Brake linings and pads (22% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Brake pads (22% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Brake discs and drums (27% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.88% fail on Brake discs (26% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (2.1% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Lever (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.068% fail on Cable
    • 1.3% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (7.8% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Anti-lock braking system (6.2% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.88% fail on Parking brake control (90% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Lever (92% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.81% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (41% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Hand lever (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Pedal (32% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Flexible brake hoses (9.8% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Hydraulic systems (15% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Master cylinder (18 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.20% fail on Rigid brake pipes (94% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Air and vacuum systems (86% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Leaks
      • 0.068% fail on Servos
  • 13% fail on Suspension (22% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Suspension arms (11% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Pins and bushes (71% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Ball joint (2.5% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Ball joint dust cover (57% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Suspension arm
    • 5.7% fail on Anti-roll bars (14% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Linkage ball joints (76% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (21% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Pins and bushes (66% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Ball joint (69% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Ball joint dust cover (14% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Linkage (66% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.068% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 1.0% fail on Shock absorbers (23% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.95% fail on Other suspension component (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.068% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.47% fail on Macpherson strut (55% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Macpherson strut (170% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (40% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Pins and bushes (10% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.34% fail on Wheel bearings (78% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Springs (91% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Coil springs (91% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Coil spring (91% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Suspension rods (45% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.068% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.068% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 6.8% fail on Tyres (4.1% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Condition (38% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Tread depth (15% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Size/type (30% worse than other 2002 cars)
  • 6.2% fail on Body, chassis, structure (38% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Exhaust system (20% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Fuel system (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Tank (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Pipe (160% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on System (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Hose
    • 1.1% fail on Transmission (71% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Drive shafts (71% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Joints (71% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.068% fail on Joints
    • 0.27% fail on Doors (58% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Front passenger's door (17% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Door condition (15% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.068% fail on Door condition
      • 0.068% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.068% fail on Door condition
    • 0.20% fail on Boot lid (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Boot lid condition (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Body (56% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Panel (2.3% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.068% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.068% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.068% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.068% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.068% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.068% fail on Load security
      • 0.068% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.068% fail on Tailgate condition
    • 0.068% fail on Undertray
  • 4.8% fail on Visibility (41% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Wipers (18% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Washers (70% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Condition of glass (21% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Windscreen (19% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.068% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.068% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.068% fail on View to rear
      • 0.068% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (43% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Exhaust emissions (47% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Spark ignition (53% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Catalyst emissions (57% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (46% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Emissions not tested (66% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.068% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.81% fail on Compression ignition (13% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.54% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (13% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (140% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.068% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.61% fail on Fluid leaks (1.9% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Engine oil leaks (2.7% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Other leaks (130% worse than other 2002 cars)
  • 3.2% fail on Steering (23% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Steering linkage components (32% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Track rod end (43% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint (13% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.068% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.068% fail on Other components
        • 0.068% fail on Steering component
      • 0.068% fail on Lock stop
    • 0.81% fail on Steering gear (9.2% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Steering rack (13% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Operation
    • 0.41% fail on Power steering (8.9% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Other components (92% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Operation (18% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Steering play (170% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Steering rack (200% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.068% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.068% fail on Steering column
  • 2.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (37% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (32% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Seat belts (90% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Condition (64% better than other 2002 cars)
  • 0.88% fail on Identification of the vehicle (2.2% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Registration plates (2.0% better than other 2002 cars)
  • 0.81% fail on Road Wheels (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.74% fail on Attachment (160% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.068% fail on Condition
  • 0.14% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Speedometer (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)

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