Volvo XC60 MOT Results

Registered in 2015
84.8% pass rate
from 13,131 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 2015 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo XC60 is unusually good or bad.

  • 4.7% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (15% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.0% fail on Stop lamp (63% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.97% fail on Direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.97% fail on Flashing type (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.89% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.076% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.0076% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.62% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.37% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (4 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Headlamp (62% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.0076% fail on Dipswitch
    • 0.56% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.084% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (58% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Rear fog lamp (57% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.076% fail on Rear fog lamp (60% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.0076% fail on Switch
    • 0.069% fail on Position lamps (74% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on Position lamp (73% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.069% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.069% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.053% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.030% fail on Electrical equipment (71% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.0076% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.0076% fail on Main beam tell-tale
      • 0.0076% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 4.5% fail on Tyres (19% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Condition (36% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.091% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.0076% fail on Size/type
  • 3.9% fail on Brakes (43% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Mechanical brake components (81% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Brake linings and pads (97% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 3.3% fail on Brake pads (96% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.038% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.30% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.30% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.0076% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.0076% fail on Linkage
    • 0.29% fail on Brake performance (53% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Brake performance not tested (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (58% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.076% fail on Rbt (sp) (55% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Service brake performance (83% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.061% fail on Rbt (83% better than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.038% fail on Service brake performance (87% better than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.030% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.038% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.038% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.030% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.0076% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.0076% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.0076% fail on Rbt
          • 0.0076% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.11% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.11% fail on Pedal (150% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.076% fail on Flexible brake hoses (140% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.015% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.0076% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.0076% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.015% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.015% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.015% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.015% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.0076% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.0076% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.0076% fail on Electronic parking brake
  • 2.0% fail on Visibility (49% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Wipers (56% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Washers (45% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.046% fail on View to rear
      • 0.046% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.030% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.030% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.030% fail on Windscreen
  • 0.94% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (50% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.91% fail on Exhaust emissions (54% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Compression ignition (140% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.64% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.015% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (87% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.015% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.0076% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.0076% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
      • 0.23% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.23% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.023% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.023% fail on Other leaks (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.0076% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.0076% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 0.35% fail on Suspension (73% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Springs (62% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Coil springs (62% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Coil spring (62% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.099% fail on Suspension arms (73% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Pins and bushes (62% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Ball joint (88% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.0076% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.069% fail on Shock absorbers (76% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.015% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.015% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.0076% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.0076% fail on Linkage ball joints
  • 0.24% fail on Body, chassis, structure (53% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.061% fail on Transmission (63% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Drive shafts (60% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.061% fail on Joints (60% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.061% fail on Doors
      • 0.061% fail on Other passenger's door (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.053% fail on Door condition (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.0076% fail on Catch
    • 0.046% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.023% fail on Pipe (4 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on System
      • 0.0076% fail on Hose
    • 0.038% fail on Body
      • 0.038% fail on Other body component
    • 0.015% fail on Towbar (10 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Safety device (72 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.015% fail on Undertray
    • 0.0076% fail on Exhaust system
  • 0.22% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.20% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.19% fail on Condition
      • 0.0076% fail on Requirements
    • 0.030% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (74% better than other 2015 cars)
  • 0.21% fail on Steering
    • 0.19% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.18% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.0076% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0076% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.015% fail on Power steering
      • 0.015% fail on Pipes and hoses (14 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.0076% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.0076% fail on Operation
  • 0.18% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.18% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.14% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.13% fail on Attachment
    • 0.015% fail on Condition
  • 0.0076% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.0076% fail on Belt(s)/padding
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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