Volvo S80 MOT Results

Registered in 2001
49.4% pass rate
from 932 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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo S80 is unusually good or bad.

  • 30% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (15% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 11% fail on Registration plate lamp (69% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 11% fail on Position lamps (61% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 8.2% fail on Front lamps (57% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Rear lamps (83% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on All position lamps (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Switch
    • 10% fail on Headlamp aim (44% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.21% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.21% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale' (15 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Switch (6 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.11% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 3.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.5% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.64% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.32% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.21% fail on Tell tales (9 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Stop lamp (43% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.7% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.21% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.11% fail on Switch
    • 0.21% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.11% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.11% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.11% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.11% fail on Horn
  • 18% fail on Suspension (18% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Suspension arms (42% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (44% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Attachment
      • 0.11% fail on Condition
    • 6.0% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 4.7% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.21% fail on Linkage condition
    • 5.2% fail on Drive shafts
      • 5.2% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 5.2% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 2.1% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.86% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.86% fail on Condition
    • 0.75% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.64% fail on Front
      • 0.11% fail on Rear
    • 0.43% fail on Coil springs (89% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Condition (88% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.11% fail on Condition
    • 0.11% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.11% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.11% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.11% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.11% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.11% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 17% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Brake performance
      • 8.6% fail on Parking brake performance (83% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.1% fail on Front wheels (65% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.21% fail on Service brake performance (80% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Hydraulic systems (50% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Components (47% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 3.1% fail on Hoses (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Servos
    • 2.9% fail on Hub components
      • 2.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.97% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.11% fail on Brake calipers
    • 2.4% fail on Parking brake (110% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Condition (110% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on ABS
    • 0.54% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.21% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.21% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.21% fail on Pedal
        • 0.11% fail on Condition
        • 0.11% fail on Anti-slip
  • 10% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.9% fail on Emissions
    • 4.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.6% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.1% fail on Cap (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on System
      • 0.11% fail on Pipe
    • 0.32% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 6.9% fail on Tyres
    • 3.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.21% fail on Size/type
    • 0.11% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.6% fail on Driver's view of the road (43% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Wipers
    • 1.3% fail on Washers (66% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.21% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.11% fail on Bonnet
  • 4.5% fail on Steering
    • 4.0% fail on Steering system
      • 1.6% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.97% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.21% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.21% fail on Lock stop (134 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Free play
        • 0.11% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.11% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.64% fail on Power steering
      • 0.21% fail on Operation
      • 0.11% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.11% fail on Pump
      • 0.11% fail on Rams
      • 0.11% fail on Other components
    • 0.21% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.11% fail on Steering control
      • 0.11% fail on Steering column
  • 1.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (67% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.86% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.32% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.32% fail on Seat belts (89% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Condition
  • 1.5% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (53% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.75% fail on Body condition
    • 0.54% fail on Doors
      • 0.54% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.11% fail on Seats
      • 0.11% fail on Drivers
    • 0.11% fail on Load security
      • 0.11% fail on Bootlid
  • 1.5% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.86% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.75% fail on Attachment
    • 0.11% fail on Condition

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