Hyundai Elantra MOT Results

Registered in 2005
48.6% pass rate
from 175 tests in 2020
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 Elantra is unusually good or bad.

  • 29% fail on Brakes (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 22% fail on Brake performance (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 19% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 19% fail on Rbt (sp) (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 5.7% fail on Rbt (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 5.1% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.57% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 4.6% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 4.6% fail on Rbt (sp) (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 2.9% fail on Service brake imbalance (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 1.7% fail on Service brake performance (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.4% fail on Rbt
          • 2.3% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.57% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.1% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 4.6% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 4.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.7% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.7% fail on Brake discs
    • 4.0% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Anti-lock braking system (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 1.7% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.57% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.57% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.57% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.57% fail on Lever
  • 15% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.6% fail on Headlamp
    • 4.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.9% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.57% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.57% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.57% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.57% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.57% fail on Battery(ies)
  • 13% fail on Suspension
    • 5.1% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.9% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.57% fail on Linkage
      • 0.57% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 2.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.7% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint
    • 2.3% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 2.3% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.7% fail on Sub-frames (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Sub-frame (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.57% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.57% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.57% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 10% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 10% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 9.1% fail on Compression ignition (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 6.3% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Emissions not tested (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.57% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.57% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.57% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 1.7% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.1% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.57% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.57% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.57% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.57% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 6.3% fail on Visibility
    • 4.0% fail on Washers
    • 2.3% fail on Wipers
    • 0.57% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.57% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.57% fail on View to rear
      • 0.57% fail on Mirrors
  • 6.3% fail on Tyres
    • 4.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.57% fail on Size/type
  • 4.6% fail on Steering
    • 2.9% fail on Steering gear (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Steering rack (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.1% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.57% fail on Power steering
      • 0.57% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 4.6% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 2.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.57% fail on Sub-frame condition
    • 1.1% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.57% fail on Pipe
      • 0.57% fail on System
    • 1.1% fail on Body
      • 1.1% fail on Other body component (7 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.57% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.57% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.57% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.57% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 3.4% fail on Identification of the vehicle (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Registration plates (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
  • 0.57% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.57% fail on Airbags
      • 0.57% fail on Drivers airbag

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