Volvo S80 MOT Results

Registered in 2008
70.5% pass rate
from 949 tests in 2017
(20% better than other 2008 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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo S80 is unusually good or bad.

  • 17% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 5.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.4% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.11% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.11% fail on Rear lamps
    • 5.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.7% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.21% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.21% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.11% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.11% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.95% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.32% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.2% fail on Stop lamp (71% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.21% fail on Battery
    • 0.21% fail on Horn
    • 0.11% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.11% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 6.8% fail on Tyres
    • 3.6% fail on Condition
    • 3.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.21% fail on Size/type
  • 6.3% fail on Suspension (53% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Coil springs (70% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Condition (70% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (56% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.21% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.2% fail on Suspension arms (54% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (52% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on Trailing arms (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.74% fail on Drive shafts (63% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Front drive shafts (62% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.74% fail on Constant velocity joints (62% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.21% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.21% fail on Front
    • 0.21% fail on Shock absorbers (84% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Condition (84% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.11% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.11% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.11% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 4.8% fail on Brakes (39% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Hub components
      • 3.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.84% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.95% fail on Brake performance (73% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.42% fail on Rear wheels (76% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.11% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.32% fail on Hydraulic systems (77% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Components (74% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on Hoses
    • 0.32% fail on ABS
    • 0.11% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.11% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.11% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.11% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.11% fail on Pedal
        • 0.11% fail on Anti-slip
  • 4.1% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.0% fail on Wipers
    • 1.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.42% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.21% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.4% fail on Steering
    • 0.95% fail on Steering system
      • 0.63% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.21% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.42% fail on Power steering
      • 0.32% fail on Operation (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Drive system
  • 1.3% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (56% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Exhaust system (70% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.32% fail on System
      • 0.11% fail on Tank
      • 0.11% fail on Hose
    • 0.11% fail on Emissions
    • 0.11% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.53% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.53% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.53% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.42% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.32% fail on Attachment
    • 0.11% fail on Condition
  • 0.21% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.21% fail on Registration plate
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