Volvo S60 MOT Results

Registered in 2003
52.2% pass rate
from 2,621 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 2003 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo S60 is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (12% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Headlamp aim (36% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on Headlamp aim (41% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 6.3% fail on Position lamps (87% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Position lamp (83% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on All position lamps (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (85% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Direction indicators (68% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Flashing type (68% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on Individual direction indicators (110% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.57% fail on All direction indicators (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.038% fail on Switch
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamps (29% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp (30% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.076% fail on Dipswitch
    • 3.6% fail on Stop lamp (33% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.076% fail on Switch
      • 0.038% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.038% fail on Front fog lamps
    • 0.27% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Main beam tell-tale (8 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.19% fail on Electrical equipment (81% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Horn (79% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.038% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.038% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.038% fail on Outline marker lamp
  • 18% fail on Brakes (21% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 14% fail on Brake performance (82% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 12% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (180% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 12% fail on Rbt (sp) (200% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 5.5% fail on Rbt (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 5.0% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 0.50% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (190% worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 0.038% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.23% fail on Plate brake tester (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 0.11% fail on Parking brake performance (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 0.11% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.7% fail on Rbt
          • 2.1% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.92% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.076% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.076% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.50% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (71% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.50% fail on Rbt (sp) (70% better than other 2003 cars)
          • 0.38% fail on Service brake imbalance (68% better than other 2003 cars)
          • 0.11% fail on Service brake performance (82% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.1% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.7% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.7% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.80% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.80% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.038% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.038% fail on Cable
    • 1.6% fail on Parking brake control (190% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Lever (200% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.5% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.038% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.84% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.72% fail on Hand lever (130% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Pedal
    • 0.76% fail on Flexible brake hoses (81% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.19% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.038% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.19% fail on Rigid brake pipes (95% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.076% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.038% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
      • 0.038% fail on Servos
    • 0.076% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.076% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 13% fail on Suspension (30% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.3% fail on Ball joint
      • 3.2% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.46% fail on Ball joint dust cover (57% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Suspension arm
    • 4.7% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.2% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.80% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (44% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.57% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.50% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.23% fail on Linkage
      • 0.11% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (80% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.038% fail on Anti-roll bar
    • 1.1% fail on Other suspension component (100% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.076% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.80% fail on Shock absorbers (43% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Springs (81% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Coil springs (81% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.69% fail on Coil spring (80% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.15% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.15% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.076% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.038% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.19% fail on Wheel bearings (88% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (93% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Sub-frames (77% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.038% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.038% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 7.6% fail on Tyres
    • 3.8% fail on Condition (32% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.46% fail on Size/type
  • 6.6% fail on Body, chassis, structure (32% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Exhaust system (31% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Transmission (43% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Drive shafts (45% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Joints (49% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Drive shaft (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.15% fail on Joints
      • 0.038% fail on Belts
    • 1.7% fail on Fuel system (180% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on System
      • 0.038% fail on Pipe
    • 0.31% fail on Engine mounting (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.076% fail on Bracket
    • 0.15% fail on Body
      • 0.15% fail on Other body component
    • 0.11% fail on Doors (80% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.038% fail on Door condition
      • 0.038% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.038% fail on Door condition
      • 0.038% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.038% fail on Door condition
    • 0.11% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.11% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.038% fail on Bumpers
  • 5.7% fail on Steering
    • 4.4% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 3.8% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.38% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.19% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.076% fail on Other components
        • 0.076% fail on Steering linkage (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Lock stop (37 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.72% fail on Power steering (100% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Other components
      • 0.23% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.15% fail on Operation
      • 0.11% fail on Rams (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Pump
    • 0.46% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.42% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.038% fail on Operation
    • 0.27% fail on Steering wheel (11 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Steering play
      • 0.11% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.038% fail on Steering column
    • 0.038% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.038% fail on Universal joint
  • 4.7% fail on Visibility (43% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Wipers (27% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Washers (69% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on View to rear
      • 0.34% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.038% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.31% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.31% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.038% fail on Window
    • 0.15% fail on Driver's view
  • 3.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (57% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Exhaust emissions (59% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Spark ignition (68% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (60% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.84% fail on Catalyst emissions (73% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Emissions not tested (83% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.038% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 1.1% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.92% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.11% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.038% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.38% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.38% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 1.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (56% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (43% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Seat belts (72% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Condition
      • 0.038% fail on Attachment
    • 0.11% fail on Airbags
      • 0.11% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 1.2% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.99% fail on Road Wheels (110% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Attachment (150% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Condition
  • 0.11% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Speedometer (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)

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