Volvo XC60 MOT Results

Registered in 2011
73.2% pass rate
from 4,880 tests in 2020
(9.4% 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.

  • 8.4% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (21% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim (24% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim (31% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.20% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (190% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.1% fail on Stop lamp (51% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.82% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (51% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.74% fail on Direction indicators (48% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Flashing type (48% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.66% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.082% fail on Individual direction indicators (90% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.39% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.39% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.020% fail on Switch
    • 0.37% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.25% fail on Horn
      • 0.061% fail on Trailer electrical socket (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.020% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.23% fail on Position lamps (85% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Position lamp (85% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.12% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.10% fail on Outline marker lamps (15 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Outline marker lamp (14 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on All outline marker lamps
  • 8.1% fail on Suspension
    • 6.0% fail on Springs (87% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Coil springs (87% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 6.0% fail on Coil spring (88% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Suspension arms (48% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.061% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.061% fail on Ball joint (95% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Anti-roll bars (67% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Linkage ball joints (55% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (79% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.041% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (6 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.020% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.18% fail on Shock absorbers (84% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.12% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Wheel bearings (68% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.061% fail on Axles
      • 0.061% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.020% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.020% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.020% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.020% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 4.9% fail on Tyres (20% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.8% fail on Condition (36% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.041% fail on Size/type
  • 4.5% fail on Brakes (26% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.5% fail on Brake linings and pads (40% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 3.5% fail on Brake pads (40% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Brake discs and drums (38% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.55% fail on Brake discs (38% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Brake performance (78% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Service brake performance (82% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Rbt (83% better than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.14% fail on Service brake performance (86% better than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.061% fail on Service brake imbalance (76% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.020% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.020% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.20% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (78% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Rbt (sp) (81% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.041% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.082% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.061% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (81% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.041% fail on Rbt (sp) (87% better than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.041% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.020% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.020% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.020% fail on Rbt
          • 0.020% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
    • 0.25% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.23% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.082% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.020% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.20% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.20% fail on Pedal
    • 0.041% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.041% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.020% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.020% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.020% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.020% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.020% fail on Other components
  • 3.3% fail on Visibility (27% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Wipers
    • 0.66% fail on Washers (67% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.14% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.10% fail on View to rear
      • 0.10% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.041% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.041% fail on Windscreen
  • 3.1% fail on Steering (150% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Steering linkage components (190% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Track rod end (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.020% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.10% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.10% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.020% fail on Power steering
      • 0.020% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 1.5% fail on Body, chassis, structure (34% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Transmission
      • 1.1% fail on Drive shafts
        • 1.1% fail on Joints
    • 0.16% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.082% fail on System
      • 0.061% fail on Pipe
      • 0.020% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.082% fail on Body
      • 0.082% fail on Other body component
    • 0.082% fail on Doors
      • 0.041% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.041% fail on Door condition
      • 0.041% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.041% fail on Door condition
    • 0.041% fail on Exhaust system (96% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.041% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.020% fail on Towbar
      • 0.020% fail on Coupling
    • 0.020% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.020% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 0.98% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (59% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (100% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.35% fail on Condition
    • 0.061% fail on Airbags
      • 0.041% fail on Passengers airbag (17 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.76% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (60% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Exhaust emissions (57% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.49% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.061% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (76% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.041% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.16% fail on Spark ignition (85% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (73% better than other 2011 cars)
  • 0.41% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.41% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.18% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.18% 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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