Volvo S80 MOT Results

Registered in 2009
71.8% pass rate
from 614 tests in 2020
(26% better than other 2009 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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo S80 is unusually good or bad.

  • 12% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.0% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.65% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.33% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.16% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.98% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.98% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.49% fail on Stop lamp (87% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.16% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.16% fail on Horn
  • 8.3% fail on Suspension (34% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 2.0% fail on Springs (54% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Coil springs (54% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Coil spring (54% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Suspension arms (51% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.33% fail on Ball joint (83% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.8% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.98% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.49% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.33% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.49% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.33% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.16% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.16% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.16% fail on Axles
      • 0.16% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
  • 6.0% fail on Tyres
    • 3.6% fail on Condition
    • 2.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.16% fail on Size/type
  • 4.6% fail on Visibility
    • 3.1% fail on Washers
    • 0.98% fail on Wipers (62% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on View to rear
      • 0.49% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.16% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.16% fail on Windscreen
  • 3.4% fail on Brakes (57% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.6% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.65% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.65% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.16% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.16% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.16% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.16% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.16% fail on Rbt
          • 0.16% fail on Service brake performance
  • 1.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (61% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Exhaust emissions (59% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.65% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.49% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.16% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
      • 0.33% fail on Spark ignition (84% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 1.3% fail on Steering
    • 0.65% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.65% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.49% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.49% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.16% fail on Power steering
      • 0.16% fail on Operation
  • 0.81% fail on Body, chassis, structure (79% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Exhaust system (80% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Doors
      • 0.16% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.16% fail on Door condition
      • 0.16% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.16% fail on Catch
    • 0.16% fail on Transmission
      • 0.16% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.16% fail on Joints
  • 0.65% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.65% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.65% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.49% fail on Attachment
    • 0.16% fail on Condition
  • 0.33% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.33% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
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