Volvo XC60 MOT Results

Registered in 2009
73.3% pass rate
from 3,634 tests in 2020
(28% better than other 2009 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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo XC60 is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.6% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (31% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.19% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.11% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.083% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.5% fail on Side repeaters (140% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.055% fail on Individual direction indicators (95% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Stop lamp (60% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.72% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (67% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Position lamps (74% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Position lamp (75% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.33% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.33% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.33% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.28% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.22% fail on Horn
      • 0.055% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.19% fail on Outline marker lamps (29 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Outline marker lamp (32 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.083% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.055% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.055% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 7.9% fail on Suspension (38% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Springs (28% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Coil springs (28% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 5.4% fail on Coil spring (28% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.028% fail on Mounting
    • 1.4% fail on Suspension arms (64% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Pins and bushes (41% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Ball joint (89% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.028% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.028% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.83% fail on Anti-roll bars (77% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (74% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Linkage ball joints (84% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint dust cover (74% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.055% fail on Linkage
      • 0.055% fail on Ball joint (84% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 0.17% fail on Shock absorbers (89% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Wheel bearings (76% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.083% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.083% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.055% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.028% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.028% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.028% fail on Axles
      • 0.028% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
  • 4.8% fail on Tyres (27% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Tread depth (26% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Condition (24% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.055% fail on Size/type
  • 4.2% fail on Brakes (47% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.1% fail on Brake linings and pads (30% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 3.1% fail on Brake pads (31% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Brake discs and drums (62% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.41% fail on Brake discs (61% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Brake performance (90% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Service brake performance (91% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Rbt (91% better than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.19% fail on Service brake performance (89% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (91% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Rbt (sp) (91% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.30% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.30% fail on Pedal (160% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.19% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.14% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.083% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.055% fail on Parking brake control (85% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.028% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.028% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.028% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.028% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 3.5% fail on Visibility (35% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Wipers
    • 1.2% fail on Washers (54% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on View to rear
      • 0.17% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.083% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.083% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.083% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.028% fail on Driver's view
  • 1.5% fail on Steering
    • 0.83% fail on Steering linkage components (47% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Track rod end (44% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.30% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.28% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.028% fail on Operation
    • 0.30% fail on Power steering (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Operation (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Other components
    • 0.028% fail on Steering column
    • 0.028% fail on Steering play
      • 0.028% fail on Steering rack
  • 1.3% fail on Body, chassis, structure (67% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.80% fail on Transmission (50% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Drive shafts (48% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.80% fail on Joints (47% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.055% fail on Pipe
      • 0.055% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.028% fail on System
    • 0.14% fail on Body
      • 0.14% fail on Other body component
    • 0.11% fail on Doors
      • 0.055% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.055% fail on Door condition
      • 0.028% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.028% fail on Door condition
      • 0.028% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.028% fail on Door condition
    • 0.083% fail on Seats
      • 0.083% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.055% fail on Bumpers
  • 0.99% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.72% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.28% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.25% fail on Condition
      • 0.028% fail on Attachment
  • 0.58% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (85% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Exhaust emissions (88% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Compression ignition (76% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.17% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (81% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Spark ignition (97% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.055% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (95% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.083% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.028% fail on Engine oil leaks
    • 0.055% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.055% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 0.25% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.22% fail on Attachment
    • 0.028% fail on Condition
  • 0.22% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.22% fail on Registration plates
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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