Hyundai Accent MOT Results

Registered in 2005
53.6% pass rate
from 849 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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the Hyundai Accent is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 9.0% fail on Stop lamp (91% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Position lamps (69% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Position lamp (69% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.47% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.12% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 2.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.71% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.71% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.59% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.59% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.59% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.47% fail on Direction indicators (83% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Flashing type (83% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.12% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.12% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 6.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.6% fail on Service brake performance (63% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 4.2% fail on Rbt
          • 3.4% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.35% fail on Plate brake tester (8 times worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.24% fail on Service brake performance (20 times worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.12% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 2.1% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (150% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Rbt (sp) (150% worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake imbalance (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.82% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.12% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.71% fail on Brake performance not tested (200% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Parking brake performance (66% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.59% fail on Rbt (64% better than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.47% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.12% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.47% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (89% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on Rbt (sp) (88% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Rigid brake pipes (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.5% fail on Brake discs and drums (81% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Brake discs (84% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.4% fail on Brake pads
    • 1.1% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.59% fail on Pedal
      • 0.47% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.94% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.94% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.35% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.35% fail on Lever
    • 0.24% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.24% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.24% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.24% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.24% fail on Prescribed areas (13 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings (68 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Other braking system component
    • 0.12% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.12% fail on Operation
  • 14% fail on Suspension (23% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.4% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.8% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.59% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.59% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 3.5% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (190% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Shock absorbers (100% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (58% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.82% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.47% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.35% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.35% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.24% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (87% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.12% fail on Linkage
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.6% fail on Macpherson strut (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (10 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Macpherson strut (8 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.5% fail on Sub-frames (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Sub-frame (7 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.2% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.24% fail on Springs (94% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Coil springs (94% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Coil spring (94% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint
  • 11% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 6.0% fail on Transmission (63% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Drive shafts (70% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 5.8% fail on Joints (68% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.24% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.24% fail on Joints
    • 2.9% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.1% fail on Doors
      • 0.59% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.59% fail on Door condition
      • 0.35% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.35% fail on Door condition
      • 0.12% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.12% fail on Door condition
    • 0.82% fail on Body (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Panel (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Other body component
      • 0.12% fail on Mounting fixings
    • 0.35% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.35% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
      • 0.12% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.12% fail on Sub-frame condition
    • 0.35% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.12% fail on Chassis
      • 0.12% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.12% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.12% fail on Tank
    • 0.12% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.12% fail on Bracket
  • 9.0% fail on Visibility
    • 5.5% fail on Wipers (49% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Washers
    • 0.35% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.24% fail on View to rear
      • 0.12% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.12% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.12% fail on Driver's view
  • 7.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 6.6% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 6.5% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.5% fail on Catalyst emissions (70% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.71% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.12% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.12% fail on Oxygen sensor
        • 0.12% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.24% fail on Compression ignition (87% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.12% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 0.94% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.94% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 6.6% fail on Tyres
    • 3.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.35% fail on Size/type
  • 2.2% fail on Steering (46% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.3% fail on Track rod end (54% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Locking devices (12 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.24% fail on Power steering
      • 0.24% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.12% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.12% fail on Steering rack
  • 1.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.2% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.94% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.24% fail on Condition
    • 0.35% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (77% better than other 2005 cars)
  • 0.82% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.82% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.24% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.24% fail on Attachment
  • 0.12% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.12% fail on Speed limiter
      • 0.12% fail on Speed limiter plate
  • 0.12% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.12% fail on Anchorages

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