Volvo S60 MOT Results

Registered in 2013
78.8% pass rate
from 1,627 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 2013 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo S60 is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.9% fail on Tyres (37% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Condition (71% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.061% fail on Size/type
  • 5.0% fail on Brakes
    • 4.2% fail on Mechanical brake components (50% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Brake linings and pads (77% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 4.1% fail on Brake pads (76% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.061% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.31% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.31% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.61% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.49% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.49% fail on Rbt
          • 0.31% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.18% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.061% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.061% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.061% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.061% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 0.25% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.12% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.12% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.12% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.12% fail on Pedal
    • 0.061% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.061% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.061% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 4.0% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (46% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.061% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.61% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.37% fail on Stop lamp (78% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.37% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.25% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.061% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.061% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.12% fail on Position lamps (85% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Position lamp (84% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.12% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.12% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 2.8% fail on Steering (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Steering linkage components (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Track rod end (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.18% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.18% fail on Steering rack
  • 2.8% fail on Visibility (33% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Washers
    • 1.2% fail on Wipers (51% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on View to rear
      • 0.12% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.061% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.061% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.061% fail on Windscreen
  • 1.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 1.4% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 1.1% fail on Compression ignition (130% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.86% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 0.31% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.31% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 1.2% fail on Suspension (71% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Suspension arms (58% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint (74% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.061% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.31% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.18% fail on Springs (90% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Coil springs (90% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Coil spring (90% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.061% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.061% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.061% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.061% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
  • 0.49% fail on Body, chassis, structure (60% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Transmission
      • 0.31% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.31% fail on Joints
    • 0.12% fail on Doors
      • 0.061% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.061% fail on Door condition
      • 0.061% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.061% fail on Door condition
    • 0.061% fail on Bumpers
  • 0.37% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.37% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.37% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.18% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.18% fail on Condition
    • 0.18% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.061% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.061% 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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