Volvo S60 MOT Results

Registered in 2014
81.1% pass rate
from 1,636 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 2014 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo S60 is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.5% fail on Tyres (46% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Condition (110% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.061% fail on Size/type
  • 4.2% fail on Brakes
    • 3.5% fail on Mechanical brake components (42% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Brake linings and pads (58% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on Brake pads (59% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.61% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.24% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.24% fail on Pedal (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Brake performance (73% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.18% fail on Rbt
          • 0.18% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.061% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.061% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.061% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.061% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 0.12% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.12% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.12% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.12% fail on Electronic stability control
  • 3.2% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (44% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.061% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.73% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.67% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.061% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.67% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.31% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.31% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.24% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.061% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.18% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.18% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.12% fail on Stop lamp (89% better than other 2014 cars)
  • 3.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Exhaust emissions (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Compression ignition (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (6 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Emissions not tested (5 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.061% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.061% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
      • 0.61% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.61% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 2.4% fail on Visibility (41% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Wipers (44% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.86% fail on Washers
    • 0.061% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.061% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.061% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.061% fail on Windscreen
  • 0.92% fail on Steering (180% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.86% fail on Steering linkage components (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Track rod end (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.061% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.061% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.67% fail on Suspension (70% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.12% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.12% fail on Suspension arms (82% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.061% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.061% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.061% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
  • 0.31% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.24% fail on Attachment
    • 0.061% fail on Condition
  • 0.24% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.24% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.24% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.12% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
    • 0.12% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.061% fail on Airbags
      • 0.061% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.18% fail on Body, chassis, structure (80% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.061% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.061% fail on Pipe
    • 0.061% fail on Transmission
      • 0.061% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.061% fail on Joints
    • 0.061% fail on Doors
      • 0.061% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.061% fail on Door 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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