Volvo S60 MOT Results

Registered in 2011
78.7% pass rate
from 1,998 tests in 2017
(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.

  • 7.8% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (24% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.10% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.10% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.050% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.050% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.55% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.55% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.45% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.050% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.050% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.50% fail on Stop lamp (69% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Position lamps (85% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Front lamps (85% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Rear lamps
    • 0.050% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 7.5% fail on Tyres
    • 4.0% fail on Condition
    • 4.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.050% fail on Size/type
    • 0.050% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.2% fail on Brakes
    • 4.0% fail on Hub components (51% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Brake pads (65% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.050% fail on Brake linings
    • 0.75% fail on Brake performance (51% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.20% fail on Rear wheels (71% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.10% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.10% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.050% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.30% fail on ABS
    • 0.20% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.20% fail on Pedal
        • 0.20% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.15% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.15% fail on Leaks
      • 0.050% fail on Components
        • 0.050% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.050% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.050% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.050% fail on Electronic parking brake
  • 2.6% fail on Driver's view of the road (42% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Wipers (45% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.85% fail on Washers
    • 0.10% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.10% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.050% fail on Bonnet
  • 1.8% fail on Steering (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Steering system (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Track rod end (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.10% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.10% fail on Power steering
      • 0.10% fail on Operation
  • 1.5% fail on Suspension (74% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.55% fail on Condition
    • 0.40% fail on Trailing arms (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Attachment
    • 0.15% fail on Anti-roll bars (76% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.15% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.10% fail on Front
      • 0.050% fail on Rear
    • 0.10% fail on Suspension arms (89% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (89% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.050% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.050% fail on Condition
    • 0.050% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 0.50% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.35% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.35% fail on Condition
    • 0.15% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.15% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.45% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.45% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.25% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (72% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.10% fail on System
      • 0.050% fail on Tank
    • 0.10% fail on Emissions
  • 0.20% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.20% fail on Attachment
  • 0.050% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.050% fail on Body condition
Read the Honest John Review

  • 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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