Volvo S80 MOT Results

Registered in 2001
52.6% pass rate
from 690 tests in 2020
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.

  • 22% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.72% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.3% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.14% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.1% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.14% fail on Dipswitch
      • 0.14% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 3.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 3.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.5% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.72% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.14% fail on All direction indicators
    • 3.0% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (110% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Rear fog lamp (110% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Rear fog lamp (110% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Outline marker lamps (71 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Outline marker lamp (80 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.29% fail on Main beam tell-tale (8 times worse than other 2001 cars)
  • 15% fail on Suspension
    • 8.6% fail on Suspension arms (45% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Ball joint (89% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Pins and bushes (78% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 6.2% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.2% fail on Linkage ball joints (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.72% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.72% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.72% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.29% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.14% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.2% fail on Springs (63% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Coil springs (61% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Coil spring (61% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.87% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.87% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.58% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.58% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.43% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (89% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint
  • 12% fail on Brakes
    • 8.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.5% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (54% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 6.5% fail on Rbt (sp) (61% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.9% fail on Rbt
          • 2.6% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.29% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (8 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.14% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.3% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.3% fail on Rbt
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.0% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.58% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (76% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.58% fail on Rbt (sp) (75% better than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.43% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.14% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 2.5% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.0% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.72% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.72% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.0% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.0% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.14% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.87% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.87% fail on Lever
    • 0.72% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.72% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.14% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.14% fail on Leaks
    • 0.14% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.14% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.14% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 9.0% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 5.2% fail on Transmission
      • 4.8% fail on Drive shafts
        • 4.5% fail on Joints
        • 0.29% fail on Drive shaft (8 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.58% fail on Joints
    • 3.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.2% fail on Doors
      • 1.2% fail on Other passenger's door (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Door condition (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.72% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.58% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.14% fail on Hose
    • 0.14% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.14% fail on Body
      • 0.14% fail on Other body component
    • 0.14% fail on Seats
      • 0.14% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 7.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 7.7% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 7.1% fail on Spark ignition
        • 4.2% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 3.3% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.43% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.58% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.29% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.29% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.14% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.14% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 7.2% fail on Visibility
    • 5.1% fail on Wipers
    • 2.0% fail on Washers
    • 0.14% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.14% fail on View to rear
      • 0.14% fail on Mirrors
  • 6.7% fail on Tyres
    • 4.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.6% fail on Condition
  • 3.8% fail on Steering
    • 3.0% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.6% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.29% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.29% fail on Lock stop (113 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.29% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.29% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.29% fail on Power steering
      • 0.29% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.14% fail on Steering wheel
  • 1.7% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (56% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.58% fail on Seat belts (77% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Condition
    • 0.14% fail on Airbags
      • 0.14% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 1.0% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.72% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.72% fail on Attachment

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