Volvo XC60 MOT Results

Registered in 2014
82.6% pass rate
from 9,145 tests in 2020
(6.4% better than other 2014 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 2014 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo XC60 is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.3% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.055% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.1% fail on Direction indicators (190% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Flashing type (190% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.044% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.85% fail on Headlamps (33% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Headlamp (58% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.57% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.098% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.098% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.087% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.011% fail on Switch
    • 0.087% fail on Position lamps (81% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Position lamp (80% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.055% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.055% fail on Electrical equipment (66% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.022% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.044% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.044% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 4.8% fail on Tyres
    • 2.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.033% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 3.8% fail on Brakes
    • 3.4% fail on Mechanical brake components (40% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Brake linings and pads (59% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on Brake pads (59% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.34% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.34% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.28% fail on Brake performance (69% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Brake performance not tested (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Service brake performance (90% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.055% fail on Rbt (90% better than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.033% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.022% fail on Service brake performance (95% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.033% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (7 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.011% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.044% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (84% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.044% fail on Rbt (sp) (83% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.011% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.011% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.077% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.077% fail on Pedal
    • 0.066% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.055% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.055% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.011% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.022% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.011% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.011% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.011% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.011% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.011% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.011% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.011% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 2.3% fail on Visibility (45% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Wipers (46% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Washers (50% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.066% fail on Bonnet (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.033% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.033% fail on Windscreen
  • 1.6% fail on Suspension (31% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Springs (58% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Coil springs (58% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Coil spring (58% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.087% fail on Suspension arms (87% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Pins and bushes (82% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Ball joint (90% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.077% fail on Shock absorbers (81% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.066% fail on Anti-roll bars (69% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 0.055% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.011% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.011% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 1.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.98% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.70% fail on Compression ignition (53% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.56% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (55% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.022% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.011% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
      • 0.28% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.28% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.055% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.055% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 0.82% fail on Steering (150% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.73% fail on Steering linkage components (190% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Track rod end (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.055% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.044% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.011% fail on Operation
    • 0.022% fail on Steering play
      • 0.022% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.011% fail on Power steering
      • 0.011% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 0.31% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.30% fail on Registration plates
    • 0.011% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.30% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.19% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.19% fail on Condition
    • 0.11% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.26% fail on Body, chassis, structure (72% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.087% fail on Transmission (78% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.077% fail on Drive shafts (80% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.077% fail on Joints (80% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.011% fail on Joints
    • 0.055% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.022% fail on Pipe
      • 0.022% fail on System
      • 0.011% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.055% fail on Doors
      • 0.033% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.033% fail on Door condition
      • 0.022% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.022% fail on Door condition
    • 0.022% fail on Exhaust system (92% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.011% fail on Body
      • 0.011% fail on Other body component
    • 0.011% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.011% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 0.087% fail on Road Wheels (57% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.087% fail on Attachment
  • 0.011% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.011% fail on Anchorages
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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