Volvo XC60 MOT Results

Registered in 2011
77.9% pass rate
from 4,109 tests in 2017
(10% better than other 2011 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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo XC60 is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.9% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.0% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.32% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.049% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.049% fail on Matched pair (14 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.71% fail on Position lamps (65% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Front lamps (58% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Rear lamps
    • 0.41% fail on Direction indicators (60% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Flashing type (60% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.024% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.024% fail on Switch
    • 0.17% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.17% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.15% fail on Horn
    • 0.024% fail on Battery
    • 0.024% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.024% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.024% fail on Switch
    • 0.024% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 4.6% fail on Tyres (27% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.7% fail on Condition (48% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.024% fail on Size/type
  • 4.5% fail on Suspension (20% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Coil springs
      • 2.9% fail on Condition
      • 0.024% fail on Location
    • 0.66% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.66% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.66% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 0.56% fail on Trailing arms (6 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (6 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Attachment
    • 0.15% fail on Anti-roll bars (77% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (80% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.024% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.15% fail on Shock absorbers (82% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Condition (82% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.073% fail on Suspension arms (92% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (92% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.073% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.049% fail on Front
      • 0.024% fail on Rear
    • 0.049% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.049% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.049% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.049% fail on Condition
    • 0.024% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 3.7% fail on Brakes (21% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Hub components
      • 2.8% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.22% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.024% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.024% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.34% fail on Brake performance (78% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Parking brake performance (70% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Front wheels (77% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Rear wheels (89% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.024% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.024% fail on Brake operation
    • 0.19% fail on Service brake control components (180% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Pedal (180% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Anti-slip (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on ABS
    • 0.12% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.12% fail on Components
        • 0.097% fail on Hoses
        • 0.024% fail on Pipes
  • 3.2% fail on Driver's view of the road (28% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Wipers (27% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.92% fail on Washers (39% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.22% fail on Bonnet (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.024% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.5% fail on Steering (170% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Steering system (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Track rod end (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.024% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.049% fail on Power steering
      • 0.024% fail on Operation
      • 0.024% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 0.68% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.39% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (100% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (120% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.29% fail on Condition
  • 0.49% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.49% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.27% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (70% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.22% fail on System (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Pipe
    • 0.024% fail on Exhaust system
  • 0.15% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.073% fail on Doors
      • 0.049% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.024% fail on Drivers
    • 0.049% fail on Body condition
    • 0.024% fail on Body security
  • 0.073% fail on Road Wheels (73% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.049% fail on Attachment
    • 0.024% fail on Condition
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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