Volvo S60 MOT Results

Registered in 2004
54.9% pass rate
from 2,752 tests in 2020
(7.0% better than other 2004 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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo S60 is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (10.0% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 7.5% fail on Position lamps (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 7.2% fail on Position lamp (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on All position lamps (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Switch
    • 5.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.5% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.33% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.036% fail on Dipswitch
    • 5.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (84% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 5.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.40% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.7% fail on Stop lamp (28% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Direction indicators (29% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Flashing type (29% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.47% fail on Side repeaters (53% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.84% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.84% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.84% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.22% fail on Electrical equipment (77% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Horn (79% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.036% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.036% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.036% fail on Outline marker lamp
    • 0.036% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.036% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.036% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 18% fail on Brakes (26% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 14% fail on Brake performance (85% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 11% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 11% fail on Rbt (sp) (170% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.073% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.036% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 5.9% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 5.6% fail on Rbt (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 5.1% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.47% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (170% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.036% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.22% fail on Plate brake tester (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.11% fail on Parking brake performance (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.11% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.8% fail on Rbt
          • 2.2% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.94% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.11% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.11% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.65% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.65% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.62% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.073% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.11% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.8% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.1% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.1% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.036% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.73% fail on Brake discs and drums (43% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.73% fail on Brake discs (43% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (75% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Anti-lock braking system (94% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 1.3% fail on Parking brake control (140% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Lever (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.73% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.62% fail on Hand lever (100% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Pedal
    • 0.36% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.18% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.18% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.036% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.036% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.036% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.036% fail on Other components
  • 11% fail on Suspension (41% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.9% fail on Pins and bushes (61% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.22% fail on Ball joint dust cover (78% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (49% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.55% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.44% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (75% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Ball joint dust cover (53% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.22% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.036% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.036% fail on Linkage
    • 0.98% fail on Other suspension component (95% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Ball joint (180% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.073% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.036% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.55% fail on Springs (86% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Coil springs (86% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.44% fail on Coil spring (89% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Mounting
    • 0.40% fail on Wheel bearings (75% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Shock absorbers (73% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.11% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.073% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.073% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.036% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.036% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.036% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.036% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.036% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.036% fail on Levelling valve
    • 0.036% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 7.7% fail on Tyres
    • 4.2% fail on Condition (39% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.33% fail on Size/type
  • 6.2% fail on Steering (26% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Steering linkage components (35% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Track rod end (43% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.073% fail on Lock stop (40 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.58% fail on Power steering
      • 0.25% fail on Other components
      • 0.22% fail on Operation
      • 0.22% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.40% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.36% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.036% fail on Operation
    • 0.22% fail on Steering play
      • 0.22% fail on Steering rack
  • 5.7% fail on Body, chassis, structure (38% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Exhaust system (27% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Transmission (57% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Drive shafts (54% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Joints (58% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Drive shaft (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.036% fail on Flexible couplings
    • 1.3% fail on Fuel system (140% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Pipe
      • 0.036% fail on Tank
      • 0.036% fail on Hose
    • 0.18% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.15% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.036% fail on Bracket
    • 0.18% fail on Body
      • 0.15% fail on Other body component
      • 0.036% fail on Body condition
    • 0.11% fail on Doors (77% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.073% fail on Door condition
      • 0.036% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.036% fail on Door condition
    • 0.073% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.036% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.036% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.036% fail on Seats
      • 0.036% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.036% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.036% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.036% fail on Undertray
  • 4.7% fail on Visibility (42% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Wipers (42% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Washers (50% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on View to rear
      • 0.29% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.036% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.22% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.22% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.15% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.073% fail on Driver's view
  • 2.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (70% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Exhaust emissions (70% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Spark ignition (79% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.91% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (73% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.44% fail on Catalyst emissions (83% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.073% fail on Emissions not tested (91% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Compression ignition (40% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.84% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.073% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.036% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.036% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.036% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.036% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.18% fail on Fluid leaks (70% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Engine oil leaks (70% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Other leaks
  • 0.94% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (70% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Seat belts (70% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Condition
      • 0.036% fail on Attachment
      • 0.036% fail on Requirements
    • 0.47% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (70% better than other 2004 cars)
  • 0.84% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.84% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.80% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.65% fail on Attachment (86% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Condition

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