Hyundai Accent MOT Results

Registered in 2003
48.5% pass rate
from 565 tests in 2020
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.

  • 19% fail on Brakes
    • 9.7% fail on Rigid brake pipes (140% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.5% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.5% fail on Rbt
          • 2.3% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.35% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.5% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 2.5% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 2.3% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.53% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (62% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt (sp) (60% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt
          • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.71% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.0% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.8% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.8% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.4% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.4% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.4% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.4% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.53% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.35% fail on Pedal
      • 0.18% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.35% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.35% fail on Lever
    • 0.35% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.18% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.18% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.18% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 16% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (22% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.4% fail on Position lamp
    • 4.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.2% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.18% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.2% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.1% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.18% fail on Horn
    • 0.71% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.71% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.71% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 15% fail on Suspension
    • 5.8% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.1% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.2% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.88% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.35% fail on Suspension arm
    • 2.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (59% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.53% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.18% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 1.8% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.2% fail on Macpherson strut (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Macpherson strut (12 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.71% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.53% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.18% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.71% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.35% fail on Other suspension component (9 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.53% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.18% fail on Springs
      • 0.18% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
  • 15% fail on Body, chassis, structure (49% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 8.3% fail on Transmission (130% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 8.3% fail on Drive shafts (140% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 8.3% fail on Joints (140% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.18% fail on Joints
    • 4.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.0% fail on Doors (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Other passenger's door (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Door condition (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Driver's door (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.88% fail on Door condition (7 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.35% fail on Door condition
    • 0.88% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.88% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.71% fail on Chassis
      • 0.71% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.53% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.53% fail on System (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Body
      • 0.18% fail on Other body component
    • 0.18% fail on Load security
      • 0.18% fail on Loading door
    • 0.18% fail on Cabs
      • 0.18% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 10% fail on Visibility
    • 5.3% fail on Wipers
    • 5.0% fail on Washers
    • 0.35% fail on View to rear
      • 0.35% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.18% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.18% fail on Bonnet
  • 9.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 8.5% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 8.1% fail on Spark ignition
        • 4.2% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 3.9% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 1.1% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.18% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.88% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.35% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.18% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.18% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.18% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.88% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.88% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 7.4% fail on Tyres
    • 5.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.7% fail on Condition
  • 3.5% fail on Steering
    • 3.2% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 3.0% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.18% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.18% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.18% fail on Power steering
      • 0.18% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 2.8% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.7% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.4% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
      • 0.35% fail on Requirements (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 1.6% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.18% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.18% fail on Belt(s)/padding

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