Hyundai i20 MOT Results

Registered in 2010
68.4% pass rate
from 11,583 tests in 2020
(8.3% better than other 2010 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 2010 cars and highlighted areas where the Hyundai i20 is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Brakes (78% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 8.1% fail on Brake performance (150% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 5.3% fail on Rbt (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 4.2% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake imbalance (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Plate brake tester (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.13% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.035% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt (sp) (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake imbalance (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.66% fail on Service brake performance (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.035% fail on Plate brake tester (sp) (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.026% fail on Service brake imbalance (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.017% fail on Service brake performance (22 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (63% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Rbt (sp) (71% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.026% fail on Plate brake tester (sp) (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (79% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance (130% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt (140% worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance (130% worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.17% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.026% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.026% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.017% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.0086% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.017% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0086% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.0086% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.095% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.1% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.0% fail on Brake linings and pads (19% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Brake pads (20% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.026% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs and drums (33% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Brake discs (34% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.035% fail on Lever
        • 0.017% fail on Brake slack adjuster (11 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0086% fail on Cable
    • 1.8% fail on Rigid brake pipes (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (170% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Electronic stability control (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Anti-lock braking system (120% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0086% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.84% fail on Parking brake control (170% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Lever (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.64% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (110% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Hand lever (200% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Pedal
    • 0.095% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.069% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.0086% fail on Master cylinder
      • 0.0086% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.0086% fail on Valves
    • 0.069% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.069% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.052% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 11% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (14% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Stop lamp (35% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Position lamps (35% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Position lamp (36% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim (34% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim (31% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (76% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.94% fail on Direction indicators (49% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.94% fail on Flashing type (49% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.73% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.20% fail on Individual direction indicators (83% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.043% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.035% fail on Switch (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.82% fail on Headlamps (72% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Headlamp (73% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.47% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.27% fail on Battery(ies) (180% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Horn
      • 0.026% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.017% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.35% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.35% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.34% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.017% fail on Switch
    • 0.12% fail on Reversing lamps (50% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Reversing lamps (48% better than other 2010 cars)
  • 7.0% fail on Visibility (41% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Wipers (53% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Washers (49% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on View to rear
      • 0.10% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.0086% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.10% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.078% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.078% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.0086% fail on Window
    • 0.0086% fail on Bonnet
  • 5.0% fail on Tyres (22% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Tread depth (26% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Condition (23% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Size/type
  • 3.2% fail on Suspension (71% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Suspension arms (64% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Ball joint dust cover (190% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Ball joint (84% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.026% fail on Pins and bushes (98% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.85% fail on Anti-roll bars (71% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Linkage ball joints (58% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (76% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint dust cover (68% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Ball joint (70% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0086% fail on Anti-roll bar
    • 0.54% fail on Macpherson strut (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Pins and bushes (6 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (160% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Macpherson strut (150% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0086% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.33% fail on Shock absorbers (75% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Wheel bearings (61% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.052% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.035% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.026% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.026% fail on Ball joint (78% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0086% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.086% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.086% fail on Sub-frame (160% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.043% fail on Springs (99% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Coil springs (100% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0086% fail on Coil spring
        • 0.0086% fail on Mounting
      • 0.017% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.0086% fail on Bonded suspension units
        • 0.0086% fail on Attachment bracket
    • 0.035% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.017% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.0086% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0086% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.026% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.017% fail on Axles
      • 0.017% fail on Axle
  • 1.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (44% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Exhaust emissions (47% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Spark ignition (42% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.51% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.24% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (69% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.55% fail on Compression ignition (54% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.46% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (34% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.095% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (77% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.017% fail on Emissions not tested (81% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0086% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
    • 0.19% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.14% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.052% fail on Transmission oil leaks (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0086% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.0086% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.0086% fail on Undertray
  • 1.5% fail on Steering (20% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Steering play (13 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Steering rack (13 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Steering linkage components (63% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Track rod end (82% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Drag link end (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.052% fail on Steering arm (7 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Other components
        • 0.017% fail on Steering linkage (6 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.24% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.19% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.052% fail on Operation (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.043% fail on Electronic power steering
    • 0.035% fail on Steering coupling (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Universal joint (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Power steering
      • 0.017% fail on Operation
    • 0.017% fail on Steering column
  • 1.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (90% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (170% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.34% fail on Condition
      • 0.035% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.052% fail on Airbags (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Drivers airbag (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
  • 1.1% fail on Body, chassis, structure (64% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Doors (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Other passenger's door (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Door condition (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Front passenger's door (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Door condition (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.017% fail on Door condition
        • 0.0086% fail on Catch
    • 0.29% fail on Exhaust system (78% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Transmission (84% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Drive shafts (83% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Joints (83% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.060% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.052% fail on Body
      • 0.026% fail on Panel
      • 0.026% fail on Other body component
    • 0.026% fail on Seats
      • 0.017% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.0086% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.017% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.017% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.0086% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.0086% fail on Tank
    • 0.0086% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.0086% fail on Bracket
    • 0.0086% fail on Load security
      • 0.0086% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.0086% fail on Tailgate condition
    • 0.0086% fail on Passenger compartment
    • 0.0086% fail on Undertray
  • 0.22% fail on Identification of the vehicle (48% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Registration plates (48% better than other 2010 cars)
  • 0.16% fail on Road Wheels (59% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.095% fail on Attachment (66% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.069% fail on Condition
  • 0.017% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.0086% fail on Anchorages
    • 0.0086% fail on Belt(s)/padding
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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