Volvo XC60 MOT Results

Registered in 2012
73.9% pass rate
from 5,142 tests in 2020
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.

  • 7.8% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (14% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim (37% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim (39% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.33% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Matched pair
    • 1.1% fail on Stop lamp (37% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (48% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Direction indicators (60% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Flashing type (62% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.51% fail on Side repeaters
      • 0.019% fail on Semaphore
        • 0.019% fail on Arm
    • 0.37% fail on Position lamps (67% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Position lamp (67% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.29% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.29% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.18% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.16% fail on Horn
      • 0.019% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.16% fail on Outline marker lamps (41 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Outline marker lamp (50 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.058% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.019% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.019% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 7.3% fail on Suspension
    • 5.6% fail on Springs (96% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Coil springs (96% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 5.6% fail on Coil spring (96% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.019% fail on Mounting
    • 1.3% fail on Suspension arms (36% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.058% fail on Ball joint (94% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.25% fail on Shock absorbers (64% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.19% fail on Pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Anti-roll bars (87% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Linkage ball joints (81% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.019% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.039% fail on Axles
      • 0.039% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.039% fail on Wheel bearings (84% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.019% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.019% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 4.9% fail on Brakes
    • 4.2% fail on Mechanical brake components (38% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Brake linings and pads (51% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 3.8% fail on Brake pads (52% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.019% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.88% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.86% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.019% fail on Brake drums
    • 0.43% fail on Brake performance (77% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Service brake performance (85% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Rbt (87% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.097% fail on Service brake performance (89% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.039% fail on Service brake imbalance (83% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.019% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.019% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.14% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.12% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.078% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (9 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.039% fail on Rbt (sp) (85% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.039% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.019% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.019% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 0.27% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.27% fail on Pedal (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.078% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.078% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.039% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.039% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.039% fail on Other components and prescribed areas (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Other components (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
  • 4.5% fail on Steering (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Steering linkage components (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Track rod end (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.039% fail on Locking devices
      • 0.019% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.097% fail on Power steering (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Pipes and hoses (14 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Operation
    • 0.058% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.058% fail on Steering rack
  • 4.4% fail on Tyres (21% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.8% fail on Condition (31% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.097% fail on Size/type
  • 3.2% fail on Visibility (24% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Wipers
    • 0.89% fail on Washers (49% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Bonnet (180% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.058% fail on View to rear
      • 0.058% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.019% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.019% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.019% fail on Windscreen
  • 0.78% fail on Body, chassis, structure (55% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Transmission
      • 0.58% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.56% fail on Joints
        • 0.019% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.039% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.019% fail on Joints
        • 0.019% fail on Bearing housing
    • 0.058% fail on Body
      • 0.058% fail on Other body component
    • 0.039% fail on Doors
      • 0.019% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.019% fail on Door condition
      • 0.019% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.019% fail on Catch
    • 0.019% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.019% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.019% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.019% fail on Towbar
      • 0.019% fail on Coupling
      • 0.019% fail on Other towbar components
  • 0.72% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (50% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Exhaust emissions (50% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.37% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.14% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.019% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
      • 0.16% fail on Spark ignition (81% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (69% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.058% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.039% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.019% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 0.60% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.35% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.27% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.27% fail on Condition
  • 0.21% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.21% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.078% fail on Road Wheels (76% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.078% 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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