Volvo XC60 MOT Results

Registered in 2009
74.6% pass rate
from 3,142 tests in 2017
(22% 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.

  • 11% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (28% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim (31% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.45% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.41% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.032% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.032% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.032% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.032% fail on Dipswitch
    • 1.6% fail on Position lamps (57% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Front lamps (48% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.2% fail on Stop lamp (63% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.83% fail on Direction indicators (46% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Flashing type (46% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.80% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.032% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.35% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.35% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.19% fail on Horn
    • 0.095% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.064% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.032% fail on Battery
    • 0.032% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.032% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.032% fail on Switch
  • 7.4% fail on Suspension (31% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Coil springs
      • 4.6% fail on Condition
      • 0.032% fail on Location
    • 1.4% fail on Trailing arms (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Attachment (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.64% fail on Anti-roll bars (75% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (75% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (76% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Attachment
    • 0.48% fail on Drive shafts (56% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Front drive shafts (59% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.45% fail on Constant velocity joints (58% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.032% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.38% fail on Suspension arms (79% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (79% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Shock absorbers (81% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Condition (81% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.13% fail on Rear
      • 0.064% fail on Front
    • 0.032% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.032% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 5.2% fail on Tyres (27% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.0% fail on Condition (42% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.064% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.064% fail on Size/type
  • 3.8% fail on Brakes (42% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Hub components
      • 2.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.41% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.032% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.032% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.45% fail on Brake performance (84% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Parking brake performance (78% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.064% fail on Front wheels (92% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.032% fail on Rear wheels
    • 0.35% fail on Hydraulic systems (56% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Components (56% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Hoses
        • 0.064% fail on Pipes (87% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Leaks
    • 0.13% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.13% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.13% fail on Pedal
        • 0.13% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.095% fail on ABS
    • 0.032% fail on Restricted movement
  • 3.7% fail on Driver's view of the road (31% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Wipers
    • 0.89% fail on Washers (58% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.16% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.064% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.3% fail on Steering
    • 0.92% fail on Steering system
      • 0.73% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.13% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.064% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.29% fail on Power steering (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Operation (8 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.095% fail on Steering operation
  • 0.67% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.35% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.35% fail on Condition
    • 0.32% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.32% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.41% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.41% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.32% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.19% fail on Body condition
    • 0.095% fail on Doors
      • 0.064% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.032% fail on Drivers
    • 0.032% fail on Body security
  • 0.22% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (89% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.16% fail on System
      • 0.032% fail on Pipe
      • 0.032% fail on Cap
  • 0.19% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.19% fail on Attachment
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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