Volvo S60 MOT Results

Registered in 2015
83.3% pass rate
from 1,465 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 2015 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo S60 is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.2% fail on Tyres (63% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Tread depth (59% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Condition (71% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.068% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 4.2% fail on Brakes (54% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Mechanical brake components (77% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Brake linings and pads (95% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 3.3% fail on Brake pads (96% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.27% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.55% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.41% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.41% fail on Rbt
          • 0.41% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.068% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.068% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.068% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.068% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.068% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 0.34% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Pedal (6 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.068% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.068% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.068% fail on Electronic stability control
  • 3.2% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 0.96% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.75% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.20% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.82% fail on Headlamp aim (52% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Headlamp aim (55% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.82% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.75% fail on Direction indicators (150% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Flashing type (150% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.48% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.27% fail on Individual direction indicators (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.068% fail on Stop lamp
  • 2.0% fail on Visibility (47% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Wipers (56% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Washers
    • 0.20% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.20% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.068% fail on Driver's view
  • 1.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (120% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Exhaust emissions (130% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Compression ignition (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.68% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
      • 0.34% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.34% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.48% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.27% fail on Transmission
      • 0.27% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.27% fail on Joints
    • 0.068% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.068% fail on System
    • 0.068% fail on Body
      • 0.068% fail on Other body component
    • 0.068% fail on Undertray
  • 0.27% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.14% fail on Condition
    • 0.14% fail on Attachment
  • 0.20% fail on Suspension (84% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.068% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.068% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.068% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.068% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.068% fail on Ball joint
  • 0.20% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.14% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.068% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.068% fail on Condition
  • 0.14% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.14% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.068% fail on Steering
    • 0.068% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.068% fail on Steering rack
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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