Volvo S80 MOT Results

Registered in 2005
61.4% pass rate
from 1,000 tests in 2017
(14% better than other 2005 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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo S80 is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 8.8% fail on Position lamps (42% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 7.4% fail on Front lamps (48% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.10% fail on All position lamps
    • 8.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 6.6% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.3% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.40% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.40% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Switch (11 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.0% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.90% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.20% fail on Rear fog lamp (79% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Fog lamp (79% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Battery
    • 0.10% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.10% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 9.8% fail on Brake performance (44% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 7.4% fail on Parking brake performance (95% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.3% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.50% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.20% fail on Service brake performance
    • 2.1% fail on Parking brake (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Condition (160% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Hub components (42% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.60% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.10% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.10% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.0% fail on ABS
    • 0.20% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.10% fail on Electronic stability system
  • 8.5% fail on Suspension (56% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Suspension arms (40% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (42% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Attachment
    • 2.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (54% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (58% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.10% fail on Attachment
    • 1.9% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.5% fail on Drive shafts (58% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Front drive shafts (60% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Constant velocity joints (63% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Couplings
      • 0.10% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.10% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.50% fail on Wheel bearings (67% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Front
      • 0.20% fail on Rear
    • 0.30% fail on Coil springs (94% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Condition (94% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Shock absorbers (78% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Condition (78% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.10% fail on Condition
    • 0.10% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.10% fail on Condition
  • 7.7% fail on Tyres
    • 4.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.30% fail on Size/type
  • 4.3% fail on Steering
    • 3.7% fail on Steering system
      • 2.8% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.50% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.20% fail on Free play
        • 0.20% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.10% fail on Lock stop
    • 0.30% fail on Steering operation (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Power steering
      • 0.20% fail on Other components
    • 0.10% fail on Steering control
      • 0.10% fail on Steering wheel
  • 4.0% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 2.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.90% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.70% fail on Cap (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Tank
      • 0.10% fail on System
    • 0.80% fail on Emissions (61% better than other 2005 cars)
  • 3.5% fail on Driver's view of the road (55% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Wipers (50% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.90% fail on Washers (72% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.20% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.10% fail on Bonnet
  • 1.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (59% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.60% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.40% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.20% fail on Requirements
      • 0.20% fail on Condition
  • 0.70% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.70% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.50% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.20% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.20% fail on Doors
      • 0.10% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.10% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.10% fail on Body condition
  • 0.40% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.30% fail on Attachment
    • 0.10% fail on Condition

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