Volvo XC60 MOT Results

Registered in 2010
72.7% pass rate
from 4,766 tests in 2020
(20% better than other 2010 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 2010 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo XC60 is unusually good or bad.

  • 8.4% fail on Suspension (23% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Springs (59% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Coil springs (59% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 6.0% fail on Coil spring (59% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Leaf springs
        • 0.021% fail on Anchor bracket
    • 1.3% fail on Suspension arms (58% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.97% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.10% fail on Ball joint (94% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.86% fail on Anti-roll bars (70% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (73% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.21% fail on Linkage ball joints (77% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Ball joint (76% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Linkage
      • 0.021% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.021% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.021% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 0.21% fail on Shock absorbers (84% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.15% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.021% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.19% fail on Wheel bearings (58% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.063% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.042% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.021% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.042% fail on Axles
      • 0.042% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.021% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.021% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.021% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.021% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 8.2% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (36% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.25% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamps (24% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp (25% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.021% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.2% fail on Stop lamp (59% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Direction indicators (41% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Flashing type (41% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Side repeaters (59% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.084% fail on Individual direction indicators (93% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (66% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Position lamps (84% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Position lamp (83% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (54% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Rear fog lamp (54% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.021% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.021% fail on Front fog lamps
    • 0.15% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.15% fail on Horn
    • 0.063% fail on Outline marker lamps (8 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Outline marker lamp (6 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on All outline marker lamps
    • 0.042% fail on Reversing lamps (82% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Reversing lamps (82% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.042% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 4.9% fail on Brakes (32% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.2% fail on Brake linings and pads (28% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Brake pads (28% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.021% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.36% fail on Brake discs and drums (65% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Brake discs (65% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.94% fail on Brake performance (70% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Service brake performance (75% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.40% fail on Rbt (76% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.34% fail on Service brake performance (76% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.084% fail on Service brake imbalance (76% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.021% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.021% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.29% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (78% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Rbt (sp) (81% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.063% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.15% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.13% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (71% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.084% fail on Rbt (sp) (80% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.042% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.042% fail on Service brake imbalance (88% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.021% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.021% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.021% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.042% fail on Parking brake performance (93% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.042% fail on Rbt (93% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.021% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.021% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
    • 0.36% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.25% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.13% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.27% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.27% fail on Pedal (120% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.084% fail on Parking brake control (73% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.084% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.021% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.021% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.021% fail on Rigid brake pipes
  • 4.8% fail on Tyres (25% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Tread depth (25% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Condition (23% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.021% fail on Size/type
  • 3.1% fail on Visibility (36% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Wipers
    • 0.76% fail on Washers (67% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.13% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.10% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.042% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.042% fail on View to rear
      • 0.042% fail on Mirrors
  • 2.9% fail on Steering (59% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Steering linkage components (69% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Track rod end (76% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.021% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.021% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.17% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.17% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.10% fail on Power steering
      • 0.084% fail on Operation
      • 0.021% fail on Other components
    • 0.042% fail on Steering play
      • 0.042% fail on Steering rack
  • 1.5% fail on Body, chassis, structure (53% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Transmission
      • 1.1% fail on Drive shafts
        • 1.1% fail on Joints
        • 0.021% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.021% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.021% fail on Joints
    • 0.13% fail on Body
      • 0.13% fail on Other body component
    • 0.10% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.084% fail on System
      • 0.021% fail on Pipe
    • 0.042% fail on Exhaust system (97% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.021% fail on Doors
      • 0.021% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.021% fail on Door condition
    • 0.021% fail on Seats
      • 0.021% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.021% fail on Undertray
  • 0.90% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.52% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.40% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.36% fail on Condition
      • 0.021% fail on Attachment
      • 0.021% fail on Requirements
  • 0.88% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (69% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.82% fail on Exhaust emissions (69% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Compression ignition (57% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.19% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (73% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.063% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.29% fail on Spark ignition (80% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (62% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.063% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.063% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 0.57% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.57% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.25% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.25% 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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