Hyundai i20 MOT Results

Registered in 2009
68.9% pass rate
from 10,207 tests in 2017
(5.2% better than other 2009 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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the Hyundai i20 is unusually good or bad.

  • 17% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (12% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Position lamps (63% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Front lamps (90% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Rear lamps (42% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on All position lamps
    • 6.1% fail on Stop lamp (89% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Registration plate lamp (45% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim (41% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Direction indicators (33% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Flashing type (33% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.91% fail on Side repeaters (70% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.098% fail on Individual lamps (89% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.039% fail on Switch
        • 0.0098% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.75% fail on Headlamps (71% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Headlamp (70% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.0098% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.0098% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 0.56% fail on Battery (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.48% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.029% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.0098% fail on Switch
    • 0.029% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.029% fail on Horn (87% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.029% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 7.7% fail on Brakes (19% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Brake performance (54% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Rear wheels (90% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Front wheels (62% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.54% fail on Brake imbalance (96% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Service brake performance (160% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.0098% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.0098% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.4% fail on Hub components (16% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Brake pads (20% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.069% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.1% fail on Hydraulic systems (43% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Components (65% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Pipes (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.098% fail on Hoses
      • 0.049% fail on Leaks
      • 0.0098% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.0098% fail on Operation
    • 0.87% fail on Parking brake (99% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Condition (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Service brake control components (90% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Pedal (90% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Anti-slip (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.020% fail on Condition
    • 0.13% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.078% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.039% fail on ABS (85% better than other 2009 cars)
  • 7.4% fail on Driver's view of the road (40% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Wipers (68% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Washers (31% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.088% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.5% fail on Tyres (24% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Condition (18% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Tread depth (30% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Size/type
    • 0.078% fail on Valve stem
  • 4.0% fail on Suspension (63% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Anti-roll bars (23% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.28% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.029% fail on Linkage condition (79% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Macpherson strut (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Suspension arms (68% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (67% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.0098% fail on Condition
    • 0.39% fail on Shock absorbers (66% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Condition (66% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.28% fail on Front
      • 0.020% fail on Rear (91% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Front suspension joints (53% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Drive shafts (90% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Front drive shafts (90% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Constant velocity joints (90% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.039% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.039% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.029% fail on Coil springs (99% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Condition (99% better than other 2009 cars)
  • 0.90% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (100% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.77% fail on Doors (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Passengers other (8 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.020% fail on Drivers
    • 0.059% fail on Body condition
    • 0.059% fail on Seats
      • 0.049% fail on Passengers
      • 0.0098% fail on Drivers
    • 0.0098% fail on Engine mountings
  • 0.85% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (38% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (46% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (47% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.35% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.32% fail on Condition
      • 0.020% fail on Attachment
      • 0.020% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.67% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (66% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Exhaust system (75% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Emissions (47% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.0098% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.0098% fail on Cap
  • 0.57% fail on Steering (53% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Steering system (53% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Track rod end (77% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.078% fail on Free play (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.078% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.069% fail on Steering arm (190% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.029% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.029% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.020% fail on Power steering (78% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.0098% fail on Electronic power steering
      • 0.0098% fail on Drive system
    • 0.0098% fail on Steering control
      • 0.0098% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.0098% fail on Universal joint
  • 0.32% fail on Registration plates and VIN (35% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Registration plate (35% better than other 2009 cars)
  • 0.088% fail on Road Wheels (74% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.078% fail on Attachment (64% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.0098% fail on Condition
Read the Honest John Review

  • Hyundai i20 (2009 - 2015)
    Easy to drive and refined. Very well built. Five-year warranty as standard. Neat and tidy styling. Decent room in the back seat. Good economy from entry-level 1.2-litre.

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