Volvo S80 MOT Results

Registered in 2002
55.2% pass rate
from 982 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 2002 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo S80 is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 6.3% fail on Position lamps (82% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on Position lamp (86% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (69% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.10% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.0% fail on Stop lamp (32% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.7% fail on Individual direction indicators (74% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.51% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.20% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.10% fail on Switch
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamps (36% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.20% fail on Dipswitch (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.4% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 1.1% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (14 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Main beam tell-tale (27 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Outline marker lamps (69 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Outline marker lamp (77 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.10% fail on Horn
  • 15% fail on Suspension
    • 6.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.8% fail on Pins and bushes (83% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.41% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 6.6% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.0% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 1.6% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint (180% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.61% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.61% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.41% fail on Linkage
      • 0.31% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.10% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.1% fail on Springs (67% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Coil springs (66% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.92% fail on Coil spring (72% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Mounting
      • 0.10% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.0% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.92% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.10% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.81% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.51% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.31% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.10% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.10% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.41% fail on Wheel bearings (74% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (90% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.10% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.10% fail on Ball joint
  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Brake performance (32% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 9.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 9.0% fail on Rbt (sp) (120% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 3.5% fail on Parking brake performance (96% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on Rbt (98% worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 2.9% fail on Parking brake performance (90% worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.51% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.10% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.10% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 2.2% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.71% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.71% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (66% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.71% fail on Rbt (sp) (65% better than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.41% fail on Service brake imbalance (72% better than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.31% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.10% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.5% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.0% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.61% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.61% fail on Brake discs
    • 2.2% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 2.2% fail on Anti-lock braking system (89% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.92% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.51% fail on Pedal
      • 0.41% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.81% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.81% fail on Lever
    • 0.81% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.31% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.31% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.10% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.10% fail on Leaks
  • 8.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 4.2% fail on Transmission
      • 4.1% fail on Drive shafts
        • 3.9% fail on Joints
        • 0.10% fail on Drive shaft
        • 0.10% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.10% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.10% fail on Joints
    • 2.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.2% fail on Fuel system (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Pipe
      • 0.20% fail on System
      • 0.10% fail on Tank
      • 0.10% fail on Hose
    • 0.20% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.10% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.10% fail on Bracket
    • 0.20% fail on Body
      • 0.10% fail on Panel
      • 0.10% fail on Other body component
    • 0.20% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.20% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.10% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.10% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.10% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.10% fail on Floor
  • 7.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 7.2% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 6.3% fail on Spark ignition
        • 4.7% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (57% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.41% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.10% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 1.0% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.81% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.20% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.71% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.61% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.10% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
      • 0.10% fail on Other leaks
  • 6.1% fail on Tyres
    • 3.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.31% fail on Size/type
  • 5.5% fail on Visibility (35% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Wipers
    • 1.0% fail on Washers (73% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.31% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.20% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.20% fail on View to rear
      • 0.20% fail on Mirrors
  • 3.0% fail on Steering (37% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.5% fail on Track rod end (49% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Lock stop (101 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.20% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.10% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.31% fail on Power steering
      • 0.20% fail on Operation
      • 0.20% fail on Other components
    • 0.31% fail on Steering play
      • 0.31% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.20% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.20% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.10% fail on Steering column
  • 2.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.7% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.92% fail on Seat belts (59% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Condition
      • 0.10% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.10% fail on Requirements
  • 0.92% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.92% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.20% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter (8 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Speedometer (8 times worse than other 2002 cars)
  • 0.20% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.20% fail on Attachment

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