Volvo S80 MOT Results

Registered in 2007
69.7% pass rate
from 1,208 tests in 2020
(32% better than other 2007 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 2007 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo S80 is unusually good or bad.

  • 11% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (35% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.17% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.2% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamps (53% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp (54% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.083% fail on Matched pair
    • 1.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.2% fail on Side repeaters (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.58% fail on Individual direction indicators (66% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Stop lamp (74% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.50% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.50% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.083% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.083% fail on Front fog lamps
    • 0.33% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.25% fail on Horn
      • 0.083% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.083% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.083% fail on Outline marker lamp
  • 6.0% fail on Brakes (43% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.1% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 3.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.66% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.66% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.7% fail on Brake performance (68% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Service brake performance (65% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.75% fail on Rbt (68% better than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.58% fail on Service brake performance (70% better than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.17% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.083% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.083% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.083% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.66% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (75% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.66% fail on Rbt (sp) (73% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.17% fail on Parking brake performance (86% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Rbt (85% better than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.17% fail on Parking brake performance (83% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.083% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.083% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.083% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.083% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 1.2% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.1% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.50% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.25% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.25% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.25% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.17% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.17% fail on Pedal
    • 0.083% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.083% fail on Servos
    • 0.083% fail on Rigid brake pipes
  • 5.9% fail on Tyres
    • 3.3% fail on Condition
    • 2.6% fail on Tread depth (42% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Size/type
  • 5.8% fail on Suspension (62% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Suspension arms (56% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint (92% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.083% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 2.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (55% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.66% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.33% fail on Linkage ball joints (77% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.083% fail on Linkage
    • 0.58% fail on Shock absorbers (67% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.33% fail on Springs (93% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Coil springs (95% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Coil spring (95% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.083% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.33% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.25% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.083% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.17% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.083% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.083% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.083% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.083% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 3.8% fail on Visibility (40% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Washers
    • 1.2% fail on Wipers (61% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on View to rear
      • 0.41% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.17% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.083% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.083% fail on Windscreen
  • 2.7% fail on Body, chassis, structure (57% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.75% fail on Transmission (73% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Drive shafts (72% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.75% fail on Joints (72% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Doors
      • 0.25% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.25% fail on Door condition
      • 0.25% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.25% fail on Door condition
    • 0.17% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.083% fail on Pipe
      • 0.083% fail on System
    • 0.083% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.083% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.083% fail on Engine mounting condition
  • 2.6% fail on Steering
    • 1.2% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.2% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.83% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.83% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.58% fail on Power steering (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Operation (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.083% fail on Steering play
      • 0.083% fail on Steering rack
  • 1.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (73% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Exhaust emissions (72% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.91% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.083% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.083% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
      • 0.33% fail on Spark ignition (91% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (82% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.083% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.083% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 1.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.75% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.33% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.25% fail on Condition
      • 0.083% fail on Attachment
  • 0.58% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.50% fail on Attachment
    • 0.083% fail on Condition
  • 0.33% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.33% fail on Registration plates
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