Volvo S60 MOT Results

Registered in 2005
57.9% pass rate
from 2,734 tests in 2020
(12% better than other 2005 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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo S60 is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 6.8% fail on Headlamps (32% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 6.8% fail on Headlamp (36% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.037% fail on Dipswitch
    • 4.7% fail on Position lamps (47% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Position lamp (46% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.37% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.4% fail on Stop lamp (49% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Direction indicators (48% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Flashing type (48% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.88% fail on Individual direction indicators (53% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.55% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.037% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.40% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.18% fail on Horn
      • 0.11% fail on Trailer electrical socket (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.37% fail on Outline marker lamps (46 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Outline marker lamp (49 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (62% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Rear fog lamp (66% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Rear fog lamp (65% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.037% fail on Front fog lamps
    • 0.11% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.073% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
      • 0.037% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 17% fail on Brakes (22% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 12% fail on Brake performance (66% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 8.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 8.6% fail on Rbt (sp) (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.037% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 4.1% fail on Parking brake performance (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 4.0% fail on Rbt (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 3.7% fail on Parking brake performance (150% worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.22% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.073% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.11% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.073% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.037% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 3.8% fail on Service brake performance (36% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 3.7% fail on Rbt (35% worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 2.9% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake imbalance (96% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.073% fail on Service brake performance (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.037% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.51% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.48% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.48% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.037% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.037% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.037% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.037% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.1% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.2% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.2% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.037% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.037% fail on Cable
    • 2.6% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (97% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Anti-lock braking system (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 1.2% fail on Parking brake control (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Lever (160% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (78% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Hand lever (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Pedal
    • 0.33% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.15% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.11% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.037% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.073% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.073% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.037% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.037% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.037% fail on Other components
  • 8.0% fail on Suspension (54% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.0% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 2.0% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.22% fail on Ball joint dust cover (75% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Suspension arm
    • 2.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (61% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Linkage ball joints (51% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.44% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (76% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Ball joint dust cover (62% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.073% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.037% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.037% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.037% fail on Linkage
    • 0.59% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.55% fail on Ball joint (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.29% fail on Shock absorbers (81% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Springs (95% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Coil springs (95% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Coil spring (95% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Wheel bearings (88% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.073% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.037% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.073% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.073% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.037% fail on Axles
      • 0.037% fail on Swivel joints/housing
  • 7.7% fail on Tyres
    • 4.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.18% fail on Size/type
  • 5.4% fail on Body, chassis, structure (36% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.6% fail on Fuel system (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Pipe (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on System
      • 0.037% fail on Tank
    • 1.0% fail on Transmission (72% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Drive shafts (71% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Joints (70% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.18% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.15% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.073% fail on Body
      • 0.037% fail on Panel
      • 0.037% fail on Other body component
    • 0.073% fail on Doors (84% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.037% fail on Door condition
      • 0.037% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.037% fail on Door condition
    • 0.037% fail on Towbar
      • 0.037% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.037% fail on Seats
      • 0.037% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.037% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.037% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 5.3% fail on Steering (27% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Steering linkage components (40% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Track rod end (48% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.037% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.037% fail on Lock stop
    • 0.44% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.44% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.37% fail on Power steering
      • 0.18% fail on Operation
      • 0.11% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.073% fail on Other components
    • 0.11% fail on Steering play
      • 0.11% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.037% fail on Steering wheel
  • 3.7% fail on Visibility (51% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Washers (57% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Wipers (63% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.29% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.29% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.18% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.18% fail on View to rear
      • 0.18% fail on Mirrors
  • 2.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (71% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Exhaust emissions (74% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Spark ignition (79% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.69% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (75% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.48% fail on Catalyst emissions (77% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Compression ignition (62% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.48% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (52% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.073% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.073% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.037% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
    • 0.37% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.37% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 0.77% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (72% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (64% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Seat belts (81% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Condition
      • 0.037% fail on Attachment
  • 0.62% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.59% fail on Attachment
    • 0.037% fail on Condition
  • 0.48% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.48% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.037% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.037% fail on Anchorages

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