Hyundai Accent MOT Results

Registered in 2004
48.8% pass rate
from 662 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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the Hyundai Accent is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 8.3% fail on Stop lamp (63% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.8% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.30% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 4.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.2% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.30% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.45% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.5% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.2% fail on Battery(ies) (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Horn
    • 0.60% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.60% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.60% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.45% fail on Direction indicators (84% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Flashing type (84% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.15% fail on Individual direction indicators
  • 17% fail on Brakes
    • 8.8% fail on Rigid brake pipes (140% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.5% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.5% fail on Rbt
          • 2.1% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.5% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.7% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.45% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (76% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (sp) (74% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Brake performance not tested (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.60% fail on Rbt
          • 0.60% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 5.3% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.5% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 3.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 2.0% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 2.0% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.15% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.15% fail on Cable
    • 0.45% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.45% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.45% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.45% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.30% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.30% fail on Pedal
    • 0.15% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.15% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
  • 15% fail on Suspension
    • 5.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.9% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.8% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.91% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.30% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.30% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (130% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Shock absorbers (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Anti-roll bars (73% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.60% fail on Linkage ball joints (69% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Linkage
      • 0.15% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.1% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.60% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.45% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.15% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.76% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.60% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.45% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.45% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.45% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.15% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.15% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 15% fail on Body, chassis, structure (60% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 7.9% fail on Transmission (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 7.1% fail on Drive shafts (100% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 7.1% fail on Joints (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Prop shafts (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.76% fail on Joints (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.1% fail on Doors (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Driver's door (7 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.91% fail on Door condition (8 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.76% fail on Door condition
      • 0.45% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.45% fail on Door condition
    • 1.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.1% fail on Chassis (170% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Chassis condition (180% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Body
      • 0.30% fail on Panel
      • 0.30% fail on Other body component
    • 0.15% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.15% fail on Pipe
    • 0.15% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.15% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.15% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.15% fail on Cabs
      • 0.15% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 10% fail on Visibility
    • 6.0% fail on Wipers
    • 4.4% fail on Washers
    • 0.30% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.15% fail on Driver's view
  • 7.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 6.8% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 6.6% fail on Spark ignition
        • 4.4% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 3.0% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.1% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.15% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.15% fail on NOx sensor
      • 0.60% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.45% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.60% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.45% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.15% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 6.3% fail on Tyres
    • 3.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.30% fail on Size/type
  • 2.4% fail on Steering (51% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Steering linkage components (51% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.30% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.30% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.30% fail on Power steering
      • 0.15% fail on Pump
      • 0.15% fail on Other components
  • 1.4% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plates
  • 1.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (62% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.1% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.15% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.15% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.15% fail on Attachment

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