Volvo S80 MOT Results

Registered in 2000
54.7% pass rate
from 591 tests in 2017
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 2000 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo S80 is unusually good or bad.

  • 30% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (20% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 13% fail on Registration plate lamp (120% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 11% fail on Position lamps (67% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 7.3% fail on Front lamps (51% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Rear lamps (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on All position lamps (6 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 7.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.7% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.5% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.51% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.9% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 2.9% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.17% fail on Tell tale
    • 2.9% fail on Stop lamp (48% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.17% fail on Switch
    • 0.17% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 17% fail on Suspension (23% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Drive shafts
      • 5.6% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 5.6% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 5.2% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 4.1% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.17% fail on Linkage condition
    • 4.7% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.17% fail on Condition
      • 0.17% fail on Attachment
    • 2.2% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.5% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.68% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.68% fail on Condition
    • 0.51% fail on Wheel bearings (73% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Front
      • 0.17% fail on Rear
    • 0.34% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.34% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.17% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.17% fail on Condition
  • 14% fail on Brakes
    • 6.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.4% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.7% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.5% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.34% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.17% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 4.1% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 4.1% fail on Components
        • 3.6% fail on Hoses (140% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.51% fail on Pipes (88% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 2.7% fail on ABS (95% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Hub components
      • 1.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.85% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.4% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.17% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.17% fail on Pedal
        • 0.17% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.17% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.17% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
    • 0.17% fail on Restricted movement
  • 8.5% fail on Tyres
    • 5.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.17% fail on Size/type
  • 8.5% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.3% fail on Wipers
    • 2.0% fail on Washers
    • 0.51% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.17% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.9% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (46% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Emissions (52% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Exhaust system (48% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.51% fail on Cap
      • 0.17% fail on System
    • 0.17% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 3.7% fail on Steering
    • 3.6% fail on Steering system
      • 2.0% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.68% fail on Lock stop (155 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.34% fail on Free play
        • 0.34% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.17% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.17% fail on Power steering
      • 0.17% fail on Other components
  • 1.9% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.85% fail on Doors
      • 0.85% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.51% fail on Body condition
    • 0.17% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.17% fail on Seats
      • 0.17% fail on Drivers
    • 0.17% fail on Spare wheel
  • 1.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (80% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.0% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.85% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.85% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.51% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.51% fail on Attachment

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