Volvo S80 MOT Results

Registered in 2012
79.5% pass rate
from 352 tests in 2017
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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo S80 is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.7% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.6% fail on Front lamps
    • 2.3% fail on Direction indicators (170% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Flashing type (170% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.85% fail on All direction indicators (11 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.57% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.28% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.28% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 1.1% fail on Stop lamp
  • 6.3% fail on Tyres
    • 4.3% fail on Condition
    • 2.3% fail on Tread depth
  • 3.1% fail on Brakes
    • 2.6% fail on Hub components
      • 2.6% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.57% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.57% fail on Parking brake performance
  • 2.8% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 1.1% fail on Wipers
    • 1.1% fail on Washers
    • 0.28% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.28% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.7% fail on Suspension
    • 0.85% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.85% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.28% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.28% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.28% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.28% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.28% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 1.4% fail on Steering (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Steering system (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Track rod end (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
  • 0.28% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.28% fail on Registration plate
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