Volvo S60 MOT Results

Registered in 2008
61.4% pass rate
from 546 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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo S60 is unusually good or bad.

  • 17% fail on Brakes (79% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 15% fail on Brake performance (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 8.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 8.6% fail on Rbt (sp) (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 6.2% fail on Service brake performance (180% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 6.0% fail on Rbt (170% worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 5.7% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.92% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.18% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.18% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 5.5% fail on Parking brake performance (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 5.3% fail on Rbt (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 4.6% fail on Parking brake performance (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.73% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.18% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.55% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.55% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.55% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.18% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.6% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Electronic stability control (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Anti-lock braking system (170% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.6% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.73% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.73% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.18% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.18% fail on Cable
    • 1.1% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Hand lever (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.55% fail on Lever
    • 0.18% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.18% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 15% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.6% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.18% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 4.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.18% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.4% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.8% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.92% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.55% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 1.1% fail on Stop lamp (74% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.18% fail on Outline marker lamp
  • 8.1% fail on Suspension (43% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.1% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.6% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 2.0% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.3% fail on Springs (73% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Coil springs (73% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Coil spring (73% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Anti-roll bars (91% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 0.18% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.18% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.18% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.18% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint
  • 7.9% fail on Tyres
    • 4.6% fail on Condition
    • 2.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.55% fail on Size/type
  • 3.7% fail on Visibility
    • 2.0% fail on Washers
    • 1.5% fail on Wipers
    • 0.37% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.37% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.37% fail on Windscreen
  • 3.5% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 2.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.37% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.18% fail on Pipe
      • 0.18% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.37% fail on Transmission (85% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Drive shafts (85% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on Joints (84% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.18% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.18% fail on Body
      • 0.18% fail on Other body component
  • 1.6% fail on Steering
    • 0.73% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.55% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.37% fail on Steering wheel (40 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.18% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.18% fail on Power steering
      • 0.18% fail on Other components
    • 0.18% fail on Steering play
      • 0.18% fail on Steering rack
  • 1.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.55% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.55% fail on Condition
    • 0.55% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.92% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (82% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.92% fail on Exhaust emissions (81% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Spark ignition (76% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.73% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 0.18% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.18% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.37% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.37% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.18% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.18% fail on Attachment

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