Volvo S60 MOT Results

Registered in 2006
62.2% pass rate
from 1,900 tests in 2017
(10% better than other 2006 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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo S60 is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 9.4% fail on Position lamps (60% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 7.1% fail on Front lamps (50% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Rear lamps (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.053% fail on Switch
    • 8.6% fail on Registration plate lamp (43% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.11% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.053% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.053% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.11% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.11% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.053% fail on Switch
    • 1.6% fail on Stop lamp (65% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Direction indicators (61% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Flashing type (61% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.58% fail on Individual lamps (67% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.11% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.26% fail on Rear fog lamp (68% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Fog lamp (73% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Switch
    • 0.21% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.11% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.11% fail on Horn
    • 0.053% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 14% fail on Brakes (24% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 9.1% fail on Brake performance (60% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 6.6% fail on Parking brake performance (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Rear wheels (68% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.42% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.053% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.053% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.8% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 2.7% fail on Components
        • 2.6% fail on Hoses (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.053% fail on Pipes
      • 0.11% fail on Operation
      • 0.053% fail on Leaks
    • 2.5% fail on Hub components
      • 1.8% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.63% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.16% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.053% fail on Brake linings
    • 1.5% fail on Parking brake (99% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Condition (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on ABS
    • 0.53% fail on Electronic stability system (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.11% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.11% fail on Pedal
        • 0.11% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.053% fail on Additional braking devices
    • 0.053% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.053% fail on Components
        • 0.053% fail on Hoses
  • 8.1% fail on Tyres
    • 4.6% fail on Condition
    • 3.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.16% fail on Size/type
    • 0.053% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.9% fail on Suspension (64% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Suspension arms (41% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (44% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Attachment
    • 1.8% fail on Anti-roll bars (59% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (61% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (72% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Attachment
      • 0.11% fail on Linkage condition
    • 1.1% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.63% fail on Drive shafts (78% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Front drive shafts (78% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.63% fail on Constant velocity joints (78% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Shock absorbers (61% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Condition (61% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Coil springs (94% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Condition (93% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Wheel bearings (76% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Front
      • 0.053% fail on Rear
    • 0.11% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.11% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.053% fail on Panhard rods
      • 0.053% fail on Condition
    • 0.053% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.053% fail on Attachment
  • 4.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 3.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.1% fail on Fuel system (140% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Cap (160% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on System (160% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Tank
      • 0.053% fail on Hose
    • 0.26% fail on Emissions (84% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.053% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 3.1% fail on Steering
    • 2.6% fail on Steering system
      • 2.1% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.21% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.16% fail on Free play
        • 0.16% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.053% fail on Lock stop
    • 0.32% fail on Steering control (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Steering wheel (29 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Steering column (7 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.053% fail on Power steering
      • 0.053% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.053% fail on Locking devices
  • 2.6% fail on Driver's view of the road (61% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Wipers (58% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.89% fail on Washers (68% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.053% fail on Mirrors
  • 0.63% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (65% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (61% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (63% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.21% fail on Seat belts (72% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Condition
  • 0.42% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.32% fail on Attachment
    • 0.11% fail on Condition
  • 0.32% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.32% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.26% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (75% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.053% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.053% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.053% fail on Chassis
    • 0.053% fail on Body condition
    • 0.053% fail on Doors
      • 0.053% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.053% fail on Seats
      • 0.053% fail on Passengers

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