Volvo S80 MOT Results

Registered in 2006
68.5% pass rate
from 680 tests in 2020
(30% better than other 2006 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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo S80 is unusually good or bad.

  • 11% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (37% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.5% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamps (58% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp (56% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.5% fail on Stop lamp (69% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Direction indicators (60% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Flashing type (60% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.74% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.29% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.29% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.29% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.29% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.29% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.29% fail on Battery(ies)
  • 7.5% fail on Brakes (39% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.1% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.9% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.15% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.74% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.74% fail on Brake discs
    • 3.2% fail on Brake performance (48% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt
          • 1.0% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.29% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt
          • 1.0% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.15% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.15% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.15% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.15% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.15% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 1.2% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.0% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.15% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.29% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.15% fail on Lever
      • 0.15% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.29% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.15% fail on Master cylinder
      • 0.15% fail on Brake fluid
  • 6.5% fail on Suspension (60% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.6% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.88% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.59% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.15% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint
    • 2.6% fail on Suspension arms (51% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.74% fail on Ball joint (67% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.29% fail on Shock absorbers (82% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.29% fail on Ball joint (11 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Springs
      • 0.15% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.15% fail on Coil spring
  • 6.0% fail on Tyres
    • 3.5% fail on Condition
    • 2.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.15% fail on Size/type
  • 4.0% fail on Steering
    • 2.5% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.4% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.15% fail on Other components
        • 0.15% fail on Steering linkage
    • 1.2% fail on Steering gear (170% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Steering rack (190% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Power steering
      • 0.15% fail on Operation
      • 0.15% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.15% fail on Steering play
      • 0.15% fail on Steering rack
  • 3.7% fail on Visibility (46% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Washers
    • 1.2% fail on Wipers (64% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Driver's view
  • 3.4% fail on Body, chassis, structure (54% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.74% fail on Transmission (78% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Drive shafts (76% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.74% fail on Joints (76% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Doors
      • 0.29% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.29% fail on Door condition
    • 0.15% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.15% fail on Pipe
    • 0.15% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.15% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.15% fail on Seats
      • 0.15% fail on Driver's seat
  • 1.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (79% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Exhaust emissions (77% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Spark ignition (83% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.74% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (68% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.44% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.15% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.15% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 1.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.0% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.15% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.15% fail on Condition
  • 0.74% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.74% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.15% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.15% fail on Attachment
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