Volvo S80 MOT Results

Registered in 2002
54.0% pass rate
from 1,315 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 2002 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo S80 is unusually good or bad.

  • 31% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (15% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 14% fail on Registration plate lamp (95% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 12% fail on Position lamps (62% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 9.2% fail on Front lamps (65% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Rear lamps (87% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on All position lamps
    • 8.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.3% fail on Direction indicators (58% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Flashing type (58% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 2.9% fail on Individual lamps (68% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.76% fail on All direction indicators (180% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.38% fail on Tell tales (20 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp (34% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (6 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.68% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale' (23 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.076% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 2.8% fail on Stop lamp (56% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.4% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.076% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.076% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.076% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.076% fail on Horn
  • 17% fail on Brakes
    • 13% fail on Brake performance (43% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 11% fail on Parking brake performance (140% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Rear wheels (37% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Front wheels (48% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 2.9% fail on Parking brake (180% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Condition (180% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Hydraulic systems (59% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Components (57% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Hoses (73% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Pipes (96% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Hub components
      • 2.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.38% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.076% fail on Brake linings
    • 1.4% fail on ABS
    • 0.46% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.23% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.23% fail on Pedal
        • 0.15% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.076% fail on Condition
    • 0.076% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.076% fail on Components
        • 0.076% fail on Hoses
    • 0.076% fail on Restricted movement
  • 17% fail on Suspension (24% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 4.4% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 2.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (140% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Attachment
      • 0.15% fail on Condition
      • 0.15% fail on Linkage condition
    • 6.5% fail on Suspension arms (35% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (35% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Attachment
      • 0.15% fail on Condition
    • 3.9% fail on Drive shafts
      • 3.8% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 3.8% fail on Constant velocity joints
      • 0.076% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.076% fail on Drive shafts
    • 2.1% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.84% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.84% fail on Condition
    • 0.61% fail on Coil springs (85% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Condition (87% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Location
    • 0.38% fail on Wheel bearings (79% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Front
      • 0.15% fail on Rear (86% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.23% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.15% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.15% fail on Condition
    • 0.15% fail on Prescribed areas (95% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Spring mounting
    • 0.076% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.076% fail on Attachment
    • 0.076% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.076% fail on Attachment
  • 7.8% fail on Tyres
    • 4.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.15% fail on Size/type
  • 6.4% fail on Driver's view of the road (33% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Wipers
    • 0.99% fail on Washers (73% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.30% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.23% fail on Bonnet
  • 6.2% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 2.7% fail on Exhaust system (40% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Emissions (47% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Fuel system (97% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Cap (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on System
      • 0.076% fail on Pipe
    • 0.46% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 3.5% fail on Steering
    • 3.0% fail on Steering system
      • 1.1% fail on Track rod end (62% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.99% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.46% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.23% fail on Free play
        • 0.23% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.15% fail on Lock stop (68 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.076% fail on Other components
        • 0.076% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.30% fail on Power steering
      • 0.076% fail on Operation
      • 0.076% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.076% fail on Pump
      • 0.076% fail on Other components
    • 0.23% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.076% fail on Steering control
      • 0.076% fail on Steering lock
  • 2.2% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (47% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.6% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.61% fail on Seat belts (76% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Condition
      • 0.23% fail on Requirements
  • 1.9% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plate
  • 1.3% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (55% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.30% fail on Body condition (74% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Speedometer (10 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Seats
      • 0.23% fail on Drivers
    • 0.15% fail on Doors (79% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.076% fail on Load security
      • 0.076% fail on Bootlid
  • 0.46% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.46% fail on Attachment

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