Volvo XC60 MOT Results

Registered in 2008
72.8% pass rate
from 298 tests in 2017
(26% better than other 2008 cars)
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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo XC60 is unusually good or bad.

  • 11% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (38% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.67% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (8 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.67% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (10 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.34% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 2.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.0% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.7% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.34% fail on Rear lamps
    • 1.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate lamp (73% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.67% fail on Horn
    • 0.34% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.34% fail on Fog lamp
  • 7.0% fail on Suspension (48% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Coil springs
      • 4.0% fail on Condition
    • 1.7% fail on Trailing arms (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Drive shafts
      • 1.0% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 1.0% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 0.67% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.67% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.34% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.34% fail on Condition
  • 5.4% fail on Tyres
    • 3.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.7% fail on Condition
  • 4.7% fail on Brakes
    • 3.0% fail on Hub components
      • 3.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.67% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.67% fail on Brake performance (81% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.34% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.34% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.34% fail on Pedal
        • 0.34% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.34% fail on ABS
  • 2.7% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 1.7% fail on Wipers
    • 1.0% fail on Washers
  • 2.0% fail on Registration plates and VIN (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Registration plate (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
  • 0.67% fail on Steering
    • 0.34% fail on Steering system
      • 0.34% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.34% fail on Power steering
      • 0.34% fail on Operation
  • 0.34% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.34% fail on Attachment
  • 0.34% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.34% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.34% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.34% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.34% fail on Doors
      • 0.34% fail on Drivers
Read the Honest John Review

  • Volvo XC60 (2008 - 2017)
    Very comfortable and refined. Makes a good long distance car. Stylish cabin. R Design models look sporty. Low emissions DRIVe versions available.

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