Volvo S60 MOT Results

Registered in 2003
52.9% pass rate
from 3,229 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 2003 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo S60 is unusually good or bad.

  • 33% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (23% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 14% fail on Position lamps (100% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 12% fail on Front lamps (110% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Rear lamps (85% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on All position lamps
    • 14% fail on Registration plate lamp (98% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 11% fail on Headlamp aim (44% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Direction indicators (49% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Flashing type (48% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 2.9% fail on Individual lamps (66% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.77% fail on All direction indicators (180% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.50% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.25% fail on Tell tales (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Semaphore
        • 0.031% fail on Tell tales
    • 3.7% fail on Stop lamp (36% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamps (31% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Headlamp (42% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale' (16 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.062% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale' (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on Switch
      • 0.031% fail on Dipswitch
    • 1.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.4% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.093% fail on Switch
      • 0.031% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.12% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.093% fail on Horn (86% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.062% fail on Battery (93% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.062% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.031% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.031% fail on Lamp
  • 19% fail on Brakes (18% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 14% fail on Brake performance (66% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 11% fail on Parking brake performance (150% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 7.1% fail on Rear wheels (86% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Front wheels (30% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.15% fail on Service brake performance (76% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.5% fail on Hydraulic systems (44% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Components (45% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 3.1% fail on Hoses (140% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Pipes (96% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Operation
      • 0.12% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.031% fail on Leaks
    • 2.6% fail on Hub components
      • 1.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.65% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.093% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.031% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.031% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.031% fail on Brake back plates
    • 2.3% fail on Parking brake (130% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Condition (130% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on ABS
    • 0.28% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.19% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.12% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.12% fail on Pedal
        • 0.062% fail on Condition
        • 0.062% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.031% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.031% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
      • 0.031% fail on Leaks
  • 12% fail on Suspension (43% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.031% fail on Condition
      • 0.031% fail on Attachment
    • 4.0% fail on Anti-roll bars (29% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (34% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.25% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.093% fail on Condition
      • 0.062% fail on Attachment
    • 2.0% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.3% fail on Drive shafts (66% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Front drive shafts (66% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Constant velocity joints (66% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.031% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.59% fail on Shock absorbers (58% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Condition (58% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Coil springs (92% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Condition (92% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Location
    • 0.31% fail on Wheel bearings (82% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Front (70% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.093% fail on Rear (91% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.22% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.062% fail on Condition
    • 0.28% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.28% fail on Condition
    • 0.062% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.062% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.062% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.031% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.031% fail on Condition
    • 0.031% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.031% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.031% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.031% fail on Attachment
    • 0.031% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.031% fail on Subframe mounting
  • 8.7% fail on Tyres
    • 4.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.28% fail on Size/type
    • 0.062% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.3% fail on Driver's view of the road (41% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Wipers (32% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Washers (68% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.37% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.093% fail on Bonnet
  • 5.2% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (31% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Exhaust system (39% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Fuel system (140% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Cap (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on System
      • 0.031% fail on Tank
    • 0.87% fail on Emissions (74% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Emissions not tested (60% better than other 2003 cars)
  • 4.7% fail on Steering
    • 4.1% fail on Steering system
      • 2.9% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.71% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.31% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.19% fail on Free play
        • 0.19% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.062% fail on Other components
        • 0.062% fail on Steering pivot point
      • 0.031% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.031% fail on Lock stop
      • 0.031% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.46% fail on Power steering
      • 0.22% fail on Operation
      • 0.15% fail on Other components
      • 0.062% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.031% fail on Drive system
    • 0.22% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.15% fail on Steering control
      • 0.093% fail on Steering column
      • 0.062% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.031% fail on Locking devices
  • 2.1% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (35% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.4% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.12% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.68% fail on Seat belts (63% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Condition
      • 0.093% fail on Requirements
      • 0.062% fail on Installation check (14 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.031% fail on Anchorage's
        • 0.031% fail on Belt(s)/padding
  • 0.96% fail on Road Wheels (100% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on Attachment (140% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Condition
  • 0.87% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.87% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.50% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (78% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.093% fail on Speedometer (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.093% fail on Body condition (89% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.093% fail on Doors (84% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Drivers
      • 0.031% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.031% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.031% fail on Body security
    • 0.031% fail on Seats
      • 0.031% fail on Drivers
    • 0.031% fail on Load security
      • 0.031% fail on Bootlid

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