Hyundai Accent MOT Results

Registered in 2003
53.2% pass rate
from 837 tests in 2017
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 2003 cars and highlighted areas where the Hyundai Accent is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.5% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 7.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 6.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 6.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 6.6% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.36% fail on Rear lamps (81% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Battery (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamps (43% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp (46% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.12% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.12% fail on Switch
    • 0.84% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.84% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.12% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.12% fail on Switch
    • 0.36% fail on Horn
    • 0.24% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 19% fail on Brakes
    • 9.9% fail on Hydraulic systems (59% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 9.2% fail on Components (57% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 9.1% fail on Pipes (110% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Hoses
      • 1.3% fail on Leaks (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Operation
      • 0.12% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 9.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.4% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.5% fail on Front wheels
      • 3.5% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.1% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.96% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.36% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.12% fail on Brake operation
    • 3.7% fail on Hub components
      • 3.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.4% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.12% fail on Brake linings
    • 0.96% fail on ABS
    • 0.36% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.36% fail on Condition
    • 0.24% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.12% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.12% fail on Pedal
        • 0.12% fail on Anti-slip
  • 19% fail on Suspension
    • 8.5% fail on Drive shafts (120% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 8.1% fail on Front drive shafts (110% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 8.1% fail on Constant velocity joints (110% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Drive shafts (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.24% fail on Condition
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment
    • 3.6% fail on Prescribed areas (73% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Component mounting (88% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.24% fail on Spring mounting
    • 2.4% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.4% fail on Condition
    • 2.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (60% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (80% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.48% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Condition
      • 0.12% fail on Linkage condition
    • 1.3% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.96% fail on Front
      • 0.36% fail on Rear
    • 0.72% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.48% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.36% fail on Condition
      • 0.12% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.24% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.24% fail on Condition
    • 0.12% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.12% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 8.5% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.4% fail on Wipers
    • 3.3% fail on Washers
    • 0.24% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.12% fail on Mirrors
  • 8.2% fail on Tyres
    • 4.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.36% fail on Size/type
  • 6.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.3% fail on Emissions
    • 0.60% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.24% fail on System
      • 0.12% fail on Tank
      • 0.12% fail on Hose
      • 0.12% fail on Cap
    • 0.48% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 3.5% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.7% fail on Doors (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Passengers other (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Drivers (7 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.24% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.24% fail on Chassis
    • 0.24% fail on Body condition
    • 0.12% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.12% fail on Body security
    • 0.12% fail on Seats
      • 0.12% fail on Passengers
  • 3.2% fail on Steering
    • 2.7% fail on Steering system
      • 2.4% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.24% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.24% fail on Power steering
      • 0.12% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.12% fail on Other components
    • 0.24% fail on Locking devices (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Steering control
      • 0.12% fail on Steering wheel
  • 2.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.9% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.2% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.72% fail on Condition
    • 0.36% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (76% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (83% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 2.0% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 2.0% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.24% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.24% fail on Attachment

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