Volvo S60 MOT Results

Registered in 2013
82.2% pass rate
from 1,491 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 2013 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo S60 is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.0% fail on Tyres
    • 3.9% fail on Condition (62% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.13% fail on Size/type
  • 5.7% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamps (89% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.27% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.067% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.34% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.34% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.34% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.27% fail on Stop lamp (75% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Position lamps (86% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Front lamps (83% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.067% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.067% fail on Lamp
  • 4.3% fail on Brakes (52% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Hub components (97% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Brake pads (110% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.40% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.27% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.067% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.067% fail on Front wheels
    • 0.20% fail on ABS (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.067% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.067% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.067% fail on Pedal
        • 0.067% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.067% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.067% fail on Leaks
  • 2.3% fail on Driver's view of the road (45% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Wipers (46% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Washers
    • 0.27% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.067% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.3% fail on Steering (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Steering system (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Track rod end (6 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Ball joint
  • 0.80% fail on Suspension (51% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Trailing arms (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.067% fail on Attachment
    • 0.20% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.13% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.13% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.13% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.13% fail on Condition
    • 0.067% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.067% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.067% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.067% fail on Front
  • 0.60% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.60% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.40% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.20% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.13% fail on Drivers airbag (15 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.20% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.13% fail on Condition
      • 0.067% fail on Attachment
  • 0.40% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.13% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.13% fail on System (6 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.067% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.067% fail on Emissions
  • 0.34% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.27% fail on Attachment
    • 0.067% fail on Condition
  • 0.13% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.13% fail on Doors
      • 0.067% fail on Drivers
      • 0.067% fail on Passengers other
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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