Volvo S80 MOT Results

Registered in 2003
55.6% pass rate
from 1,296 tests in 2017
(8.4% better than other 2003 cars)
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 2003 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo S80 is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 11% fail on Position lamps (55% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 9.4% fail on Front lamps (72% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Rear lamps
    • 9.2% fail on Registration plate lamp (30% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 8.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.23% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.15% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale' (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.077% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.077% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.077% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.2% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.46% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.23% fail on Tell tales (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.077% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.2% fail on Stop lamp (80% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Rear fog lamp (70% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Fog lamp (69% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.077% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.077% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.077% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.077% fail on Tell tale
  • 18% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Brake performance (37% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 8.3% fail on Parking brake performance (93% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Rear wheels (53% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Front wheels (57% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.077% fail on Brake operation
    • 3.5% fail on Hydraulic systems (44% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Components (41% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 3.3% fail on Hoses (150% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Pipes (96% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Hub components
      • 2.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.54% fail on Brake discs
    • 2.6% fail on Parking brake (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Condition (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on ABS (94% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.077% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.077% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.077% fail on Pedal
        • 0.077% fail on Condition
    • 0.077% fail on Restricted movement
  • 14% fail on Suspension (32% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.15% fail on Attachment
    • 4.2% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.9% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.23% fail on Attachment
      • 0.23% fail on Linkage condition
    • 3.0% fail on Drive shafts
      • 2.9% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 2.9% fail on Constant velocity joints
      • 0.077% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.077% fail on Drive shafts
    • 2.1% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.0% fail on Coil springs (77% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Condition (77% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.62% fail on Condition
    • 0.39% fail on Wheel bearings (78% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Front
      • 0.077% fail on Rear
    • 0.15% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.15% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.15% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.15% fail on Condition
    • 0.15% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Prescribed areas (93% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Spring mounting
    • 0.077% fail on Axles
      • 0.077% fail on Stub axle
  • 7.6% fail on Tyres
    • 4.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.077% fail on Size/type
    • 0.077% fail on Valve stem
  • 6.1% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 3.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.3% fail on Fuel system (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Cap (7 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.77% fail on Emissions (77% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Emissions not tested (80% better than other 2003 cars)
  • 5.2% fail on Driver's view of the road (42% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Wipers (32% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Washers (72% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.15% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.077% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.077% fail on Bonnet
  • 4.8% fail on Steering
    • 3.9% fail on Steering system
      • 3.2% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.31% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.15% fail on Lock stop (96 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.077% fail on Free play
        • 0.077% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.077% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.46% fail on Steering operation (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Power steering
      • 0.23% fail on Other components
      • 0.15% fail on Operation
      • 0.077% fail on Pump
    • 0.077% fail on Steering control
      • 0.077% fail on Steering column
  • 1.2% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (65% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (59% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.54% fail on Seat belts (71% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Condition
  • 1.2% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate
  • 1.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (54% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Doors
      • 0.15% fail on Drivers
      • 0.15% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.23% fail on Speedometer (13 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.15% fail on Body security
    • 0.15% fail on Body condition (82% better than other 2003 cars)
  • 0.62% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.54% fail on Attachment
    • 0.077% fail on Hubs

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