Volvo S80 MOT Results

Registered in 2004
60.4% pass rate
from 1,112 tests in 2017
(16% better than other 2004 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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo S80 is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (15% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 10% fail on Position lamps (50% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 8.6% fail on Front lamps (61% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.090% fail on All position lamps
    • 7.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 6.6% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamps (34% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Headlamp (39% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.27% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.090% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.090% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.72% fail on Direction indicators (77% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Flashing type (77% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.18% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.18% fail on Individual lamps (90% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.54% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.45% fail on Stop lamp (91% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Horn
    • 0.090% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.090% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 10% fail on Brake performance (37% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 7.8% fail on Parking brake performance (86% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Rear wheels (49% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.99% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.72% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.090% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.2% fail on Hub components
      • 2.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.72% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.090% fail on Brake back plates
      • 0.090% fail on Brake calipers
    • 2.2% fail on Parking brake (130% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Condition (140% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on ABS (83% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Hydraulic systems (76% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Components (76% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Hoses
        • 0.18% fail on Pipes (95% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.090% fail on Operation
    • 0.18% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.090% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.090% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.090% fail on Pedal
        • 0.090% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.090% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.090% fail on Components
        • 0.090% fail on Servos
  • 10% fail on Suspension (49% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.090% fail on Condition
      • 0.090% fail on Attachment
    • 3.0% fail on Drive shafts
      • 2.9% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 2.9% fail on Constant velocity joints
      • 0.090% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.090% fail on Drive shafts
    • 2.8% fail on Anti-roll bars (52% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (59% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.18% fail on Attachment
      • 0.090% fail on Linkage condition
    • 1.6% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.45% fail on Coil springs (91% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Condition (92% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.090% fail on Location
    • 0.27% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.27% fail on Condition
    • 0.27% fail on Shock absorbers (81% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Condition (81% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.090% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.090% fail on Front
  • 6.3% fail on Tyres (30% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.7% fail on Condition
  • 6.2% fail on Steering
    • 5.7% fail on Steering system
      • 5.0% fail on Track rod end (59% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.27% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.090% fail on Free play
        • 0.090% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.18% fail on Steering control
      • 0.18% fail on Steering wheel (12 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Power steering
      • 0.090% fail on Operation
      • 0.090% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.090% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.090% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 5.3% fail on Driver's view of the road (39% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Wipers (51% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Washers
    • 0.45% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.18% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.090% fail on Bonnet
  • 4.0% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (38% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Exhaust system (39% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Fuel system (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Cap (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on System
    • 0.45% fail on Emissions (83% better than other 2004 cars)
  • 1.2% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (61% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.90% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.90% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.27% fail on Seat belts (81% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Requirements
      • 0.090% fail on Condition
  • 0.54% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.54% fail on Attachment
  • 0.36% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.36% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.27% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (85% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Body condition
    • 0.090% fail on Doors
      • 0.090% fail on Passengers other

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