Volvo S60 MOT Results

Registered in 2005
59.9% pass rate
from 2,870 tests in 2017
(11% 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.

  • 24% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 8.9% fail on Position lamps (44% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 6.6% fail on Front lamps (33% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Rear lamps (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on All position lamps
    • 8.3% fail on Registration plate lamp (33% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 7.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.8% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.17% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.17% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.070% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.070% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.070% fail on Switch
    • 1.5% fail on Direction indicators (50% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Flashing type (49% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.73% fail on Individual lamps (62% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.21% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.035% fail on Tell tales
        • 0.035% fail on Switch
    • 1.4% fail on Stop lamp (70% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Rear fog lamp (64% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Fog lamp (66% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Switch
    • 0.21% fail on Horn
    • 0.14% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.10% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.070% fail on Battery (89% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.070% fail on Tell tale (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Lamp
    • 0.070% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 14% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Brake performance (57% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 7.8% fail on Parking brake performance (100% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Rear wheels (61% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.63% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.10% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.035% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.3% fail on Hub components (34% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Brake pads (32% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Brake discs (52% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Brake linings (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.8% fail on Parking brake (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Condition (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on ABS (89% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Hydraulic systems (90% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Components (90% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Hoses (74% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Pipes (96% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.035% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.035% fail on Operation
    • 0.28% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.070% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.070% fail on Pedal
        • 0.035% fail on Condition
        • 0.035% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.070% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.035% fail on Full power hydraulic systems
      • 0.035% fail on Operation
  • 8.4% fail on Suspension (56% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.17% fail on Attachment
      • 0.035% fail on Condition
    • 1.8% fail on Anti-roll bars (67% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (65% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (73% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Attachment
      • 0.070% fail on Linkage condition (83% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.2% fail on Drive shafts (66% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Front drive shafts (66% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Constant velocity joints (67% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.035% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.035% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.035% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.35% fail on Shock absorbers (74% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Condition (74% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Coil springs (97% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Condition (97% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Wheel bearings (88% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Front (77% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Rear
    • 0.14% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.14% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.070% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.070% fail on Condition
    • 0.035% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.035% fail on Condition
    • 0.035% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.035% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 8.2% fail on Tyres
    • 4.6% fail on Condition
    • 3.9% fail on Tread depth (24% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Size/type
    • 0.070% fail on Valve stem
  • 4.7% fail on Steering
    • 4.0% fail on Steering system
      • 3.2% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.45% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.38% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.070% fail on Free play
        • 0.070% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.070% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.45% fail on Power steering
      • 0.24% fail on Operation
      • 0.10% fail on Other components
      • 0.070% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.035% fail on Rams
    • 0.10% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.070% fail on Steering control
      • 0.070% fail on Steering wheel (7 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on Locking devices
  • 4.6% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 2.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.6% fail on Fuel system (200% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Cap (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on System
      • 0.17% fail on Pipe (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Hose (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Emissions (88% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Emissions not tested (70% better than other 2005 cars)
  • 3.8% fail on Driver's view of the road (51% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Wipers (57% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Washers (58% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.10% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.070% fail on Bonnet
  • 1.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (57% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (53% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (49% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Seat belts (64% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Condition
  • 0.98% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.94% fail on Registration plate
    • 0.035% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.73% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.66% fail on Attachment (100% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on Condition
  • 0.28% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (80% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Body condition (71% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on Doors (84% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Drivers
      • 0.035% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.035% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.035% fail on Seats
      • 0.035% fail on Drivers

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