Volvo S80 MOT Results

Registered in 2000
50.9% pass rate
from 395 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 2000 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo S80 is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 6.6% fail on Position lamps (130% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 6.6% fail on Position lamp (140% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Switch
    • 5.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 5.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.25% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.6% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 4.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.51% fail on Switch (6 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (94% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.0% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 1.5% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.25% fail on All direction indicators
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.3% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.25% fail on Dipswitch
      • 0.25% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.76% fail on Outline marker lamps (60 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Outline marker lamp (66 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.51% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (6 times worse than other 2000 cars)
  • 16% fail on Suspension
    • 7.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.8% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 3.8% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.76% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 6.3% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.3% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 1.8% fail on Ball joint dust cover (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.25% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.25% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.0% fail on Other suspension component
      • 1.0% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.76% fail on Springs
      • 0.76% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.76% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.51% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.51% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.51% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.25% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.25% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.25% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 7.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 4.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.25% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 3.3% fail on Parking brake performance (120% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Rbt
          • 2.3% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.25% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.76% fail on Plate brake tester (19 times worse than other 2000 cars)
          • 0.51% fail on Parking brake performance (28 times worse than other 2000 cars)
          • 0.25% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.0% fail on Rbt
          • 1.3% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.0% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.0% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.0% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.0% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 2.8% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.3% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.76% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.76% fail on Brake discs
    • 2.8% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 2.3% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 1.3% fail on Electronic stability control (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.3% fail on Lever
    • 1.0% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.76% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.51% fail on Pedal
      • 0.25% fail on Hand lever
  • 9.9% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 9.4% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 8.4% fail on Spark ignition
        • 7.6% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Catalyst emissions (78% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.76% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.25% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 1.0% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.76% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (6 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.25% fail on Oxygen sensor
    • 0.51% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.51% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 8.1% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 3.8% fail on Transmission
      • 3.8% fail on Drive shafts
        • 3.8% fail on Joints
    • 3.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.76% fail on Doors
      • 0.25% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.25% fail on Door condition
      • 0.25% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.25% fail on Door condition
      • 0.25% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.25% fail on Door condition
    • 0.51% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.51% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.51% fail on Body
      • 0.51% fail on Other body component
    • 0.25% fail on Bumpers
  • 7.3% fail on Visibility
    • 5.6% fail on Wipers
    • 1.8% fail on Washers
    • 0.25% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.25% fail on View to rear
      • 0.25% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 3.8% fail on Tyres
    • 2.0% fail on Condition
    • 1.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.51% fail on Size/type
  • 2.3% fail on Steering
    • 1.5% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.3% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.25% fail on Lock stop
    • 0.51% fail on Power steering
      • 0.51% fail on Other components
    • 0.25% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.25% fail on Steering rack
  • 1.8% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (60% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.76% fail on Seat belts (74% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Condition
  • 0.76% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.76% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.76% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.51% fail on Attachment
    • 0.25% fail on Condition
  • 0.25% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.25% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.25% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.25% fail on Belt(s)/padding

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