Volvo S80 MOT Results

Registered in 1999
58.5% pass rate
from 260 tests in 2020
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.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 7.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 6.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.38% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 5.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.0% fail on Position lamp
    • 4.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.3% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 1.5% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.77% fail on All direction indicators
    • 3.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.9% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.9% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.9% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.38% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.38% fail on Front fog lamps
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.38% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.38% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.38% fail on Outline marker lamp
    • 0.38% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.38% fail on Horn
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 6.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 4.6% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 3.1% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 3.1% fail on Rbt
          • 2.7% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.38% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt
          • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.38% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 6.2% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Anti-lock braking system (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Electronic stability control (8 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.2% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.38% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.38% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.77% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.77% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.77% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.77% fail on Lever
    • 0.77% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 11% fail on Suspension (36% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.3% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.9% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.38% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 4.6% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.9% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 1.5% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.77% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.38% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.2% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.77% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.38% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.77% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.38% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.38% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.38% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.38% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 8.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 8.8% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 8.1% fail on Spark ignition
        • 4.6% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (5 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 3.1% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.38% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.38% fail on NOx sensor
      • 0.77% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.77% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
    • 0.38% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.38% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.38% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 6.2% fail on Visibility
    • 5.0% fail on Wipers
    • 1.2% fail on Washers
  • 4.6% fail on Steering
    • 4.2% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 3.8% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.38% fail on Lock stop
    • 0.38% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.38% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.38% fail on Power steering
      • 0.38% fail on Other components
  • 4.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 3.5% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.77% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.77% fail on Condition
    • 0.38% fail on Airbags
      • 0.38% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 4.2% fail on Tyres
    • 3.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.5% fail on Condition
  • 3.5% fail on Body, chassis, structure (68% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Transmission
      • 1.9% fail on Drive shafts
        • 1.9% fail on Joints
    • 0.77% fail on Exhaust system (79% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.38% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.38% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.38% fail on Undertray
  • 0.77% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.77% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.38% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.38% fail on Attachment

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