Volvo V60 MOT Results

Registered in 2012
77.5% pass rate
from 4,234 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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo V60 is unusually good or bad.

  • 8.1% fail on Tyres (45% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Condition (62% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Tread depth (47% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.094% fail on Size/type
  • 6.5% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (20% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim (27% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.21% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.024% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.024% fail on Matched pair
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 0.38% fail on Direction indicators (55% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Flashing type (55% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.047% fail on Individual lamps (88% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.024% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.21% fail on Position lamps (86% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Front lamps (88% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Rear lamps (77% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Stop lamp (84% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.071% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.071% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.071% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.047% fail on Horn
    • 0.024% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.024% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.024% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.024% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.024% fail on Switch
  • 4.6% fail on Brakes
    • 3.9% fail on Hub components (61% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Brake pads (73% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.071% fail on Brake linings (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.64% fail on Brake performance (43% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.17% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.17% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.094% fail on Rear wheels (81% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.024% fail on Service brake performance
    • 0.094% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.094% fail on Pedal
        • 0.094% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.071% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.071% fail on Components
        • 0.071% fail on Hoses
    • 0.047% fail on ABS
    • 0.024% fail on Restricted movement
  • 3.4% fail on Driver's view of the road (24% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Wipers (33% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Washers
    • 0.33% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.094% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.024% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.024% fail on Bonnet
  • 2.8% fail on Suspension (22% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Suspension arms (180% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (190% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Front suspension joints (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Trailing arms (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Attachment (14 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.28% fail on Condition
    • 0.17% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.14% fail on Front
      • 0.024% fail on Rear
    • 0.12% fail on Anti-roll bars (68% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.094% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.024% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.024% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.024% fail on Condition
    • 0.024% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.024% fail on Condition
    • 0.024% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.024% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.024% fail on Constant velocity joints
  • 2.6% fail on Steering (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Steering system (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Track rod end (7 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.094% fail on Steering operation (7 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.094% fail on Power steering
      • 0.071% fail on Operation (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 0.38% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.38% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.31% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.24% fail on Attachment
    • 0.071% fail on Condition
  • 0.19% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.094% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.094% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.094% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.071% fail on Condition
      • 0.024% fail on Requirements
  • 0.17% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.071% fail on Body condition
    • 0.047% fail on Doors
      • 0.024% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.024% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.024% fail on Seats
      • 0.024% fail on Drivers
    • 0.024% fail on Load security
      • 0.024% fail on Tailgate
  • 0.12% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (82% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.047% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.047% fail on System
    • 0.047% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.024% fail on Exhaust system
Read the Honest John Review

  • Volvo V60 (2010 - 2018)
    Clever safety systems. Impressive direct injected petrol engines. Comfortable seats. New 2.0 Volvo D4 diesel from 2014 under 100g/km CO2. AWD gives steering more 'feel'.

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