Volvo XC60 MOT Results

Registered in 2012
79.1% pass rate
from 4,374 tests in 2017
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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo XC60 is unusually good or bad.

  • 7.9% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.94% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.27% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.069% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Matched pair
    • 0.87% fail on Position lamps (41% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.023% fail on Rear lamps
    • 0.85% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.48% fail on Direction indicators (43% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Flashing type (43% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.46% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.023% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.39% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.39% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.21% fail on Horn
    • 0.023% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.023% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.023% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.023% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.023% fail on Switch
    • 0.023% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 5.2% fail on Tyres
    • 2.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.16% fail on Valve stem (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.069% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.023% fail on Size/type
  • 3.7% fail on Brakes
    • 3.2% fail on Hub components (34% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Brake pads (37% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.023% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.023% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.21% fail on Brake performance (82% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on Front wheels (80% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.046% fail on Parking brake performance (85% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.023% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.023% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.18% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.18% fail on Components
        • 0.16% fail on Hoses (180% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.023% fail on Pipes
    • 0.091% fail on ABS
    • 0.046% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.046% fail on Pedal
        • 0.046% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.023% fail on Electronic stability system
  • 3.6% fail on Suspension
    • 2.1% fail on Coil springs (31% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Condition (33% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.85% fail on Trailing arms (10 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (9 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on Attachment (21 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.39% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.39% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 0.091% fail on Suspension arms (83% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (87% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Condition
    • 0.091% fail on Anti-roll bars (75% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (84% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.023% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.046% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.046% fail on Front
    • 0.046% fail on Shock absorbers (91% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Condition (91% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.023% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.023% fail on Condition
    • 0.023% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.023% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.023% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 3.3% fail on Driver's view of the road (26% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Wipers (25% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.85% fail on Washers (36% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.091% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.023% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.6% fail on Steering (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Steering system (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Track rod end (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.046% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.023% fail on Free play
        • 0.023% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.023% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.023% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.069% fail on Power steering
      • 0.046% fail on Pipes and hoses (11 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Operation
    • 0.023% fail on Steering operation
  • 0.39% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.21% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.21% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.18% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.18% fail on Condition
  • 0.34% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.34% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.27% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.23% fail on Body condition (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.023% fail on Body security
    • 0.023% fail on Doors
      • 0.023% fail on Drivers
  • 0.091% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.069% fail on Attachment
    • 0.023% fail on Condition
  • 0.091% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (86% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.046% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.023% fail on Cap
      • 0.023% fail on System
    • 0.023% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.023% fail on Emissions not tested
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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