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Volvo P1800 MOT Results

74.6% pass rate
from 142 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 pre-1990 cars and highlighted areas where the Volvo P1800 is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 6.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 6.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.2% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.5% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 2.8% fail on Horn
      • 0.70% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 2.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.4% fail on All position lamps (10 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.4% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 9.2% fail on Brakes
    • 8.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.9% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 4.9% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 2.8% fail on Service brake performance
          • 2.1% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 3.5% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.5% fail on Rbt
          • 2.1% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 3.5% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.5% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 1.4% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.4% fail on Lever
    • 0.70% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 7.0% fail on Visibility
    • 7.0% fail on Washers
    • 0.70% fail on View to rear
      • 0.70% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.70% fail on Wipers
  • 4.9% fail on Suspension
    • 2.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.70% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.4% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.70% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.70% fail on Linkage
    • 0.70% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.70% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.70% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.70% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.70% fail on Other suspension component
    • 0.70% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 4.9% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 1.4% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.4% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.4% fail on Chassis
      • 1.4% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.4% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.70% fail on Hose
      • 0.70% fail on Pipe
    • 0.70% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.70% fail on Doors
      • 0.70% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.70% fail on Door condition
      • 0.70% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.70% fail on Door condition
    • 0.70% fail on Seats
      • 0.70% fail on Driver's seat
  • 2.1% fail on Steering
    • 1.4% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.70% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.70% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.70% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.70% fail on Steering box
    • 0.70% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.70% fail on Requirements
      • 0.70% fail on Condition
  • 1.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.70% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.70% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.70% fail on Non catalyst emissions
    • 0.70% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.70% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 0.70% fail on Tyres
    • 0.70% fail on Tread depth
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