Volvo S60 MOT Results

Registered in 2012
80.2% pass rate
from 1,834 tests in 2017
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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo S60 is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.9% fail on Tyres
    • 3.9% fail on Condition (37% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.055% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 6.5% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.87% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.16% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.16% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.16% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (7 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (10 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.055% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.60% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.60% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.49% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.055% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.055% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.33% fail on Position lamps (78% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Front lamps (81% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Rear lamps
    • 0.33% fail on Stop lamp (72% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.055% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.055% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.055% fail on Fog lamp
  • 4.8% fail on Brakes
    • 4.3% fail on Hub components (76% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Brake pads (90% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.055% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.55% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.27% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.22% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.11% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.055% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.055% fail on Service brake performance
    • 0.11% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.055% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.055% fail on Operation
    • 0.055% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.055% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.055% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.055% fail on Pedal
        • 0.055% fail on Anti-slip
  • 2.3% fail on Driver's view of the road (48% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Wipers (55% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.98% fail on Washers
    • 0.11% fail on Mirrors
  • 2.0% fail on Steering (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Steering system (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Track rod end (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.055% fail on Power steering
      • 0.055% fail on Other components
  • 1.6% fail on Suspension (55% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.76% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.22% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.16% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.055% fail on Attachment
    • 0.22% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.16% fail on Rear
      • 0.055% fail on Front
    • 0.22% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.16% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.16% fail on Condition
    • 0.055% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.055% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.055% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.055% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 0.55% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.55% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.22% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.16% fail on Body condition
    • 0.055% fail on Doors
      • 0.055% fail on Passengers other
  • 0.16% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.11% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.11% fail on Condition
    • 0.055% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.055% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.16% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (75% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.11% fail on System
    • 0.055% fail on Exhaust system
  • 0.11% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.11% fail on Attachment
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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