Volvo S80 MOT Results

Registered in 2012
76.1% pass rate
from 406 tests in 2020
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.

  • 9.1% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.9% fail on Direction indicators (200% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Flashing type (200% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Individual direction indicators (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.74% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.25% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.99% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.25% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.2% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.25% fail on Stop lamp
  • 4.4% fail on Steering (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Steering linkage components (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Track rod end (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint
  • 4.2% fail on Brakes
    • 3.4% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.4% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 3.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.49% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.49% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.74% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.49% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.49% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.25% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.25% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 3.2% fail on Visibility
    • 2.0% fail on Wipers
    • 0.99% fail on Washers
    • 0.25% fail on Driver's view
  • 3.0% fail on Tyres
    • 1.7% fail on Condition
    • 1.2% fail on Tread depth
  • 2.7% fail on Suspension (58% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.99% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.25% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.25% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.25% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
  • 2.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 2.0% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 1.7% fail on Compression ignition (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (7 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.25% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.74% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.49% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.25% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.25% fail on Condition
  • 0.74% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.74% fail on Attachment
  • 0.49% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.25% fail on Towbar
      • 0.25% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.25% fail on Undertray
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