Volvo S80 MOT Results

Registered in 2007
72.5% pass rate
from 1,209 tests in 2017
(31% 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.

  • 14% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (32% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.1% fail on Front lamps
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim (35% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp (43% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.50% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (7 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.083% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.083% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 1.3% fail on Stop lamp (70% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.74% fail on Direction indicators (69% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Flashing type (69% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.58% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.17% fail on Individual lamps (90% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.17% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.083% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 6.7% fail on Tyres
    • 4.3% fail on Condition
    • 2.6% fail on Tread depth (43% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.083% fail on Valve stem
  • 4.8% fail on Brakes (49% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Hub components
      • 2.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.41% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.17% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.083% fail on Brake back plates
    • 1.1% fail on Brake performance (75% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Parking brake performance (70% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Rear wheels (77% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Front wheels (79% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.083% fail on Service brake performance
    • 0.91% fail on ABS
    • 0.17% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.17% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.17% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.17% fail on Hydraulic systems (91% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Components (90% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.083% fail on Pipes
        • 0.083% fail on Hoses
      • 0.083% fail on Operation
    • 0.083% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.083% fail on Pedal
        • 0.083% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.083% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.083% fail on Components
        • 0.083% fail on Pipes
    • 0.083% fail on Restricted movement
  • 4.5% fail on Suspension (70% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (58% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (45% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Drive shafts (52% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Front drive shafts (54% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Constant velocity joints (54% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.083% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.083% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.83% fail on Trailing arms (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.083% fail on Attachment
    • 0.33% fail on Suspension arms (89% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (88% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Coil springs (95% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Condition (95% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.25% fail on Front
    • 0.25% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.17% fail on Shock absorbers (88% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Condition (88% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.083% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.083% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 3.1% fail on Driver's view of the road (51% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Washers
    • 0.91% fail on Wipers (72% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.17% fail on Windscreen
  • 1.7% fail on Steering
    • 1.3% fail on Steering system
      • 1.1% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.17% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.083% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.33% fail on Power steering
      • 0.33% fail on Operation (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.083% fail on Steering operation
  • 1.7% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (52% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.33% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.25% fail on System
      • 0.083% fail on Cap
    • 0.25% fail on Emissions (83% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 0.91% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.58% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.58% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.33% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.33% fail on Condition
  • 0.50% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.33% fail on Attachment
    • 0.17% fail on Condition
  • 0.50% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.25% fail on Doors
      • 0.17% fail on Drivers
      • 0.083% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.083% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.083% fail on Body condition
    • 0.083% fail on Seats
      • 0.083% fail on Drivers
  • 0.33% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.33% fail on Registration plate
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