Hyundai Accent MOT Results

Registered in 1998
45.8% pass rate
from 356 tests in 2017
(16% worse than other 1998 cars)
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 1998 cars and highlighted areas where the Hyundai Accent is unusually good or bad.

  • 26% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 8.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 6.7% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 6.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.3% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.1% fail on Rear lamps
    • 5.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Fog lamp (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.28% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.28% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 2.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.1% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.56% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.28% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.4% fail on Battery
    • 0.84% fail on Electrical wiring (7 times worse than other 1998 cars)
  • 21% fail on Suspension
    • 7.6% fail on Anti-roll bars (110% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 3.4% fail on Linkage condition (8 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.28% fail on Attachment
    • 6.2% fail on Drive shafts
      • 6.2% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 6.2% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 5.6% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 5.6% fail on Component mounting
    • 3.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.4% fail on Condition (7 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 3.1% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.84% fail on Front
      • 0.28% fail on Rear
    • 1.1% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.56% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.28% fail on Condition
      • 0.28% fail on Location
    • 0.28% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.28% fail on Condition
    • 0.28% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.28% fail on Attachment
    • 0.28% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 18% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Brake performance
      • 7.0% fail on Front wheels (110% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.5% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.84% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.28% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 7.6% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 7.0% fail on Components
        • 6.5% fail on Pipes (72% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.56% fail on Hoses
        • 0.28% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.56% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.56% fail on Leaks
    • 1.1% fail on Hub components
      • 1.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.28% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.1% fail on Restricted movement (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.84% fail on Condition
  • 16% fail on Driver's view of the road (76% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 8.4% fail on Wipers
    • 7.0% fail on Washers (110% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.28% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.28% fail on Mirrors
  • 11% fail on Tyres
    • 8.4% fail on Tread depth (95% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.56% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.28% fail on Size/type
  • 8.1% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 5.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.4% fail on Emissions
    • 1.1% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.84% fail on Cap
      • 0.28% fail on Pipe
    • 1.1% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 6.7% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 6.2% fail on Seat belts
      • 6.2% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.56% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.56% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 4.8% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.5% fail on Doors (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Passengers front (6 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Drivers (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Body condition
    • 0.84% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.84% fail on Chassis
  • 2.2% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 2.2% fail on Registration plate
  • 1.4% fail on Steering (68% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on Steering system (77% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.56% fail on Power steering
      • 0.56% fail on Pipes and hoses

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