Volvo XC60 MOT Results

Registered in 2014
86.0% pass rate
from 8,005 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 2014 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo XC60 is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.6% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 0.94% fail on Direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.94% fail on Flashing type (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.94% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.77% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.64% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.34% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (5 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.012% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.24% fail on Headlamp (62% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.062% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (5 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Position lamps (63% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Front lamps (57% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.012% fail on Switch
    • 0.11% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.11% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.012% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.075% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.025% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.012% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.012% fail on Horn
  • 4.4% fail on Tyres
    • 2.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.77% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 2.9% fail on Brakes (33% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Hub components (78% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Brake pads (84% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.025% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.012% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.20% fail on Brake performance (62% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.075% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.025% fail on Rear wheels (89% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.012% fail on Brake operation
    • 0.12% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.12% fail on Components
        • 0.100% fail on Hoses (200% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.012% fail on Pipes
        • 0.012% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.050% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.050% fail on Pedal
        • 0.037% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.012% fail on Condition
    • 0.012% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.012% fail on ABS
  • 2.2% fail on Driver's view of the road (33% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Wipers (35% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Washers (43% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.075% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.012% fail on Bonnet
  • 0.44% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.44% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.22% fail on Suspension (75% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.062% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.062% fail on Condition
    • 0.050% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.037% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.012% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.050% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.050% fail on Front
    • 0.025% fail on Drive shafts (85% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Front drive shafts (85% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Constant velocity joints (85% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.012% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.012% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.012% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.012% fail on Condition
    • 0.012% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 0.19% fail on Steering
    • 0.17% fail on Steering system
      • 0.12% fail on Track rod end (140% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.012% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.012% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.012% fail on Other components
        • 0.012% fail on Steering component
    • 0.012% fail on Power steering
      • 0.012% fail on Operation
  • 0.19% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.15% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.15% fail on Condition
    • 0.037% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.037% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.15% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.075% fail on Doors
      • 0.037% fail on Drivers
      • 0.037% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.062% fail on Body condition
    • 0.012% fail on Seats
      • 0.012% fail on Drivers
  • 0.075% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (72% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.075% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.062% fail on System (5 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Pipe
  • 0.062% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.062% 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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