Volvo S60 MOT Results

Registered in 2007
60.7% pass rate
from 1,075 tests in 2020
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 2007 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo S60 is unusually good or bad.

  • 17% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.7% fail on Position lamps (81% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Position lamp (85% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.8% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.19% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 3.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.28% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.0% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.56% fail on Individual direction indicators (68% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Stop lamp (65% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Outline marker lamps (85 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Outline marker lamp (96 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.28% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.28% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.28% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.19% fail on Horn
      • 0.093% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 16% fail on Brakes (49% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 11% fail on Brake performance (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 7.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (190% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 7.7% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 4.3% fail on Rbt (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 3.9% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.37% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 3.6% fail on Service brake performance (53% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 3.3% fail on Rbt
          • 3.2% fail on Service brake performance (62% worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.84% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.28% fail on Plate brake tester (7 times worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.19% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.093% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.28% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.28% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.28% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.19% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.6% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.3% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.0% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.0% fail on Brake discs
    • 2.6% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (180% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Anti-lock braking system (97% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Electronic stability control (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Parking brake control (170% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Lever (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (170% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Hand lever (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Pedal
    • 0.65% fail on Flexible brake hoses (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.093% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.093% fail on Operation
    • 0.093% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.093% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 7.6% fail on Suspension (50% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Suspension arms (39% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.74% fail on Pins and bushes (67% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.19% fail on Suspension arm
    • 2.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (52% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (65% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Linkage ball joints (67% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.093% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.093% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 1.2% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.1% fail on Springs (76% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Coil springs (76% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Coil spring (76% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.093% fail on Mounting
    • 0.47% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.47% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.19% fail on Wheel bearings (80% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.093% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.093% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 6.0% fail on Tyres
    • 3.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.8% fail on Condition
  • 3.8% fail on Steering
    • 3.3% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 3.3% fail on Track rod end (64% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.093% fail on Lock stop
    • 0.28% fail on Power steering
      • 0.19% fail on Operation
      • 0.093% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.19% fail on Steering wheel (16 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.093% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.093% fail on Steering rack
  • 3.4% fail on Body, chassis, structure (45% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.2% fail on Transmission (57% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Drive shafts (55% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Joints (61% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.093% fail on Drive shaft
        • 0.093% fail on Flexible couplings
    • 0.65% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.37% fail on Pipe (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.093% fail on Hose
    • 0.093% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.093% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.093% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.093% fail on Seats
      • 0.093% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.093% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.093% fail on Other boot lid component
  • 2.5% fail on Visibility (60% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Washers (60% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Wipers (81% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.19% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.19% fail on View to rear
      • 0.19% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.093% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.093% fail on Windscreen
  • 1.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (81% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.74% fail on Exhaust emissions (85% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Compression ignition (70% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.093% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.28% fail on Spark ignition (92% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Catalyst emissions (89% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.093% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.093% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.28% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.19% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.093% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 0.28% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.28% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.28% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (82% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.19% fail on Condition
    • 0.093% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.28% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.19% fail on Attachment
    • 0.093% fail on Condition
  • 0.093% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.093% fail on Anchorages

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