Volvo XC60 MOT Results

Registered in 2016
82.6% pass rate
from 15,628 tests in 2020
(42% worse than other 2016 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 2016 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo XC60 is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.8% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (65% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (5 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.013% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.2% fail on Direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Flashing type (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Side repeaters (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.083% fail on Individual direction indicators
      • 0.0064% fail on Semaphore
        • 0.0064% fail on Arm
    • 0.81% fail on Stop lamp (110% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.44% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (4 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Headlamp (58% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.083% fail on Position lamps (52% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.083% fail on Position lamp (50% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.083% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.083% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.070% fail on Rear fog lamp (52% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Switch
    • 0.083% fail on Rear reflectors (130% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.026% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.013% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.0064% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.0064% fail on Horn
    • 0.0064% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.0064% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 5.6% fail on Brakes (180% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Mechanical brake components (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Brake linings and pads (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 5.2% fail on Brake pads (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.058% fail on Brake linings (5 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Brake discs and drums (81% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Brake discs (81% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Brake performance (47% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Brake performance not tested (130% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.070% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.058% fail on Service brake performance (75% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.058% fail on Rbt (75% better than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.058% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.032% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.019% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (8 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.013% fail on Service brake performance
    • 0.15% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.15% fail on Pedal (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.064% fail on Flexible brake hoses (150% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.032% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.026% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.0064% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 4.6% fail on Tyres (31% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Condition (47% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Tread depth (24% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.077% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 2.5% fail on Visibility (14% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Wipers (21% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Washers
    • 0.19% fail on Driver's view (170% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.058% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.058% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.058% fail on View to rear
      • 0.058% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.0064% fail on Bonnet
  • 0.66% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (70% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.63% fail on Exhaust emissions (73% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Compression ignition (180% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.019% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.0064% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.0064% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.13% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.13% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.032% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.032% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 0.26% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.26% fail on Registration plates
    • 0.0064% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.24% fail on Suspension (62% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.083% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.013% fail on Ball joint (81% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0064% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.038% fail on Springs (74% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Coil springs (74% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.038% fail on Coil spring (73% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.032% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.032% fail on Shock absorbers (82% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.019% fail on Anti-roll bars (74% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.0064% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.0064% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.0064% fail on Sub-frame
    • 0.0064% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.0064% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 0.24% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.090% fail on Transmission
      • 0.083% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.077% fail on Joints
        • 0.0064% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.0064% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.0064% fail on Joints
    • 0.038% fail on Body
      • 0.038% fail on Other body component
    • 0.038% fail on Doors
      • 0.019% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.019% fail on Door condition
      • 0.013% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.013% fail on Catch (21 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0064% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.0064% fail on Hinge
    • 0.026% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.013% fail on System
      • 0.0064% fail on Tank
      • 0.0064% fail on Pipe
    • 0.019% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.019% fail on Seats
      • 0.019% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.0064% fail on Exhaust system
  • 0.22% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.17% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.17% fail on Condition
    • 0.045% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.18% fail on Steering
    • 0.14% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.11% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.019% fail on Locking devices (5 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0064% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0064% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.026% fail on Power steering (9 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Pipes and hoses (27 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Other components (14 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0064% fail on Operation
    • 0.013% fail on Steering column
  • 0.064% fail on Road Wheels (55% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.058% fail on Attachment
    • 0.0064% fail on Condition
  • 0.026% fail on Seat belt installation check (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.019% fail on Belt(s)/padding (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.0064% 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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