Volvo S80 MOT Results

Registered in 1999
53.5% pass rate
from 372 tests in 2017
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 1999 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo S80 is unusually good or bad.

  • 30% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 12% fail on Registration plate lamp (110% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 12% fail on Position lamps (87% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 7.8% fail on Front lamps (65% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Rear lamps (150% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.5% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.3% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.81% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.6% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.27% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 18% fail on Brakes
    • 7.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.6% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 3.5% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.81% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.81% fail on Front wheels (75% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Service brake performance
    • 5.1% fail on ABS (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 4.3% fail on Components
        • 4.0% fail on Hoses (120% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Reservoirs
    • 4.3% fail on Hub components
      • 3.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.1% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.27% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.6% fail on Electronic stability system (8 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.81% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.81% fail on Condition
    • 0.81% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.81% fail on Pedal
        • 0.54% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.27% fail on Condition
  • 16% fail on Suspension (26% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 5.9% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (80% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.27% fail on Attachment
      • 0.27% fail on Linkage condition
    • 4.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.27% fail on Attachment
    • 2.4% fail on Drive shafts
      • 2.4% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 2.4% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 2.2% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.9% fail on Front
      • 0.27% fail on Rear
    • 1.6% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.81% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.81% fail on Condition
    • 0.27% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.27% fail on Location
  • 8.1% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.8% fail on Wipers
    • 1.6% fail on Washers
    • 1.1% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.81% fail on Mirrors
  • 7.0% fail on Tyres
    • 3.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.27% fail on Size/type
  • 5.1% fail on Steering
    • 4.6% fail on Steering system
      • 3.2% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.81% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.54% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.54% fail on Lock stop (138 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.27% fail on Steering control
      • 0.27% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.27% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.27% fail on Power steering
      • 0.27% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 4.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (58% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.9% fail on Emissions (72% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.27% fail on System
    • 0.27% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 3.8% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.2% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 3.0% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.27% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.54% fail on Seat belts (86% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Requirements
      • 0.27% fail on Condition
  • 1.9% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plate
  • 1.6% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (62% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Doors
      • 1.1% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.81% fail on Body condition
  • 0.27% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.27% fail on Attachment

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