Volvo S60 MOT Results

Registered in 2016
82.1% pass rate
from 1,382 tests in 2020
(36% worse than other 2016 cars)
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 2016 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo S60 is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.6% fail on Tyres (87% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Tread depth (100% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Condition (75% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Size/type
    • 0.14% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 4.6% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (5 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.51% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.51% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.29% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.29% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.22% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.072% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.14% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.14% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.14% fail on Stop lamp
  • 3.6% fail on Brakes (80% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Mechanical brake components (87% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Brake linings and pads (110% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 2.7% fail on Brake pads (110% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.36% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.58% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.36% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.36% fail on Rbt
          • 0.29% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.072% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.14% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.14% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.14% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 0.43% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Pedal (9 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.072% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.072% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.072% fail on Electronic stability control
  • 3.1% fail on Visibility
    • 2.3% fail on Wipers
    • 0.65% fail on Washers
    • 0.14% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.14% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.14% fail on Windscreen
  • 1.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (200% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Exhaust emissions (200% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Compression ignition (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.72% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (5 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.072% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
      • 0.29% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.29% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.072% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.072% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 0.29% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.29% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.22% fail on Suspension
    • 0.14% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.072% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.072% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 0.072% fail on Shock absorbers
  • 0.22% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.072% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.072% fail on System
    • 0.072% fail on Seats
      • 0.072% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.072% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.072% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 0.14% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.072% fail on Condition
    • 0.072% fail on Attachment
  • 0.072% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.072% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.072% fail on 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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