Volvo S60 MOT Results

Registered in 2011
73.7% pass rate
from 2,285 tests in 2020
(14% better than other 2011 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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo S60 is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.9% fail on Tyres
    • 3.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.044% fail on Size/type
  • 6.8% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (36% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.088% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp (35% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.044% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.66% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.35% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.61% fail on Stop lamp (73% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.18% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.18% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.13% fail on Position lamps (91% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Position lamp (91% better than other 2011 cars)
  • 5.8% fail on Brakes
    • 4.5% fail on Mechanical brake components (43% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Brake linings and pads (69% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 4.2% fail on Brake pads (70% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Brake discs and drums (56% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on Brake discs (56% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Brake performance (52% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Service brake performance (48% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.66% fail on Rbt (47% better than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.61% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.088% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.39% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (58% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on Rbt (sp) (55% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.13% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.13% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.13% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.13% fail on Rbt
          • 0.088% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.044% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
    • 0.31% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.31% fail on Pedal (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.22% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.13% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.044% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.18% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.18% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.13% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.044% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.044% fail on Brake fluid
  • 4.1% fail on Visibility
    • 2.1% fail on Wipers
    • 1.8% fail on Washers
    • 0.13% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.088% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.088% fail on View to rear
      • 0.088% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.044% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.044% fail on Windscreen
  • 4.0% fail on Steering (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Steering linkage components (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Track rod end (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.13% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.044% fail on Steering play
      • 0.044% fail on Steering rack
  • 2.9% fail on Suspension (65% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.74% fail on Anti-roll bars (54% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.18% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.088% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.088% fail on Linkage
      • 0.088% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.088% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.70% fail on Suspension arms (74% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Pins and bushes (74% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Ball joint (80% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.26% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.044% fail on Springs
      • 0.044% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.044% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.044% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.044% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.044% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.044% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.044% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.044% fail on Other components
  • 1.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 1.1% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.57% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.48% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.088% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
      • 0.53% fail on Spark ignition (51% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.44% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.18% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.044% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.088% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.088% fail on Other leaks
  • 1.0% fail on Body, chassis, structure (57% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Doors
      • 0.18% fail on Other passenger's door (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Door condition (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.088% fail on Door condition
      • 0.044% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.044% fail on Door condition
    • 0.26% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.18% fail on System (6 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Pipe
    • 0.22% fail on Transmission (76% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Drive shafts (75% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Joints (75% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.088% fail on Exhaust system (90% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.044% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.044% fail on Body
      • 0.044% fail on Other body component
    • 0.044% fail on Seats
      • 0.044% fail on Driver's seat
  • 0.61% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.39% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.22% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.18% fail on Condition
      • 0.044% fail on Requirements
  • 0.39% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.39% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.18% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.13% fail on Condition
    • 0.044% fail on Attachment
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  • Volvo S60 (2010 - 2018)
    Good to drive. Packed with safety kit including ‘City Safety’ as standard. Geartronic start/stop. New 2.0 Volvo D4 diesel from 2014 under 100g/km CO2.

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