Hyundai Getz MOT Results

Registered in 2008
61.3% pass rate
from 6,019 tests in 2020
(4.6% better than other 2008 cars)
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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Hyundai Getz is unusually good or bad.

  • 17% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 7.1% fail on Stop lamp (70% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.18% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (31% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.9% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.050% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamps (41% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp (41% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.083% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.017% fail on Dipswitch
    • 0.58% fail on Direction indicators (71% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Flashing type (71% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Individual direction indicators (78% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Side repeaters (57% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.066% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.38% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.35% fail on Battery(ies) (92% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Horn (90% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.33% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.30% fail on Rear fog lamp (45% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.050% fail on Switch
    • 0.083% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Main beam tell-tale
    • 0.017% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.017% fail on Reversing lamp switch
  • 8.4% fail on Body, chassis, structure (51% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Transmission (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Drive shafts (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 5.2% fail on Joints (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.050% fail on Flexible couplings (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.033% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.45% fail on Prop shafts (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.45% fail on Joints (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Exhaust system (34% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.083% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.066% fail on Fuel system (74% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Tank
    • 0.066% fail on Body
      • 0.050% fail on Other body component
      • 0.017% fail on Body condition
    • 0.050% fail on Doors (84% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.033% fail on Door condition
      • 0.017% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.017% fail on Catch
    • 0.033% fail on Chassis
      • 0.033% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.033% fail on Seats
      • 0.017% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.017% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.017% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.017% fail on Engine mounting condition
  • 8.3% fail on Suspension (42% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Anti-roll bars (28% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.86% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.22% fail on Linkage ball joints (83% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint (66% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (79% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.017% fail on Linkage
    • 2.3% fail on Shock absorbers (41% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Suspension arms (52% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Pins and bushes (57% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.53% fail on Ball joint (71% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.100% fail on Suspension arm
    • 1.4% fail on Macpherson strut (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (9 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Macpherson strut (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Wheel bearings (48% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.100% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.033% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.017% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.12% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (65% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.066% fail on Other suspension component (78% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.017% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.017% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.050% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.033% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.017% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.017% fail on Axles
      • 0.017% fail on Swivel joints/housing
    • 0.017% fail on Springs
      • 0.017% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.017% fail on Coil spring
  • 8.0% fail on Visibility (35% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Wipers (96% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Washers
    • 0.20% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.100% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.100% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.100% fail on View to rear
      • 0.100% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.083% fail on Bonnet
  • 7.4% fail on Tyres
    • 4.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.27% fail on Size/type
  • 7.1% fail on Brakes (25% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Rigid brake pipes (170% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Brake performance (46% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance (31% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt (32% better than other 2008 cars)
          • 1.0% fail on Service brake performance (45% better than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.53% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.017% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.033% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.033% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.017% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.017% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.53% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (75% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.53% fail on Rbt (sp) (74% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.50% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.47% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.083% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.017% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.017% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.30% fail on Parking brake performance (68% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Rbt (66% better than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.28% fail on Parking brake performance (64% better than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.017% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.100% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.4% fail on Mechanical brake components (58% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Brake linings and pads (51% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Brake pads (51% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Brake discs and drums (73% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Brake discs (76% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.033% fail on Brake drums
    • 0.47% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.47% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.18% fail on Parking brake control (57% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Lever
    • 0.15% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (59% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.100% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.050% fail on Pedal
    • 0.13% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.12% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.017% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.050% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.017% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.017% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 3.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (32% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Exhaust emissions (38% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.6% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.71% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (54% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.53% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.30% fail on Compression ignition (83% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.100% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (81% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.066% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.066% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (88% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.066% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.033% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (94% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.43% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.033% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.017% fail on Other leaks
  • 0.86% fail on Identification of the vehicle (62% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.86% fail on Registration plates (63% worse than other 2008 cars)
  • 0.83% fail on Steering (63% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Steering linkage components (74% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Track rod end (78% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.017% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.017% fail on Other components
        • 0.017% fail on Steering linkage
    • 0.25% fail on Power steering
      • 0.17% fail on Pipes and hoses (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Operation
    • 0.12% fail on Steering gear (64% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Steering rack (62% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Steering play
      • 0.017% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.80% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (37% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.43% fail on Condition
      • 0.28% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.017% fail on Attachment
    • 0.083% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (88% better than other 2008 cars)
  • 0.13% fail on Road Wheels (74% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.083% fail on Condition
    • 0.050% fail on Attachment (86% better than other 2008 cars)
  • 0.017% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.017% fail on Belt(s)/padding
Read the Honest John Review

  • Hyundai Getz (2002 - 2008)
    Bright, roomy cabin. Rear seat folds to create a flat load floor. Peppy performance. Good provision of convenience and safety kit. Decent ride. Goof (for its day) 4-Star NCAP safety rating.

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