Hyundai i20 MOT Results

Registered in 2010
71.9% pass rate
from 10,090 tests in 2017
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.

  • 12% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (14% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Stop lamp (44% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Position lamps (15% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Front lamps (29% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Rear lamps (42% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim (35% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Battery (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Direction indicators (56% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Flashing type (56% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.58% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.059% fail on Individual lamps (93% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.030% fail on All direction indicators (80% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0099% fail on Switch
    • 0.46% fail on Headlamps (80% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Headlamp (80% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0099% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.0099% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.15% fail on Rear fog lamp (59% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Fog lamp (58% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Horn
    • 0.020% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.0099% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 11% fail on Brakes (97% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 7.5% fail on Brake performance (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Rear wheels (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Front wheels (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance (73% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Brake imbalance (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Service brake performance (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.030% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.0% fail on Hub components
      • 2.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.66% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.13% fail on Brake calipers (160% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Hydraulic systems (110% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.98% fail on Components (130% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.93% fail on Pipes (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.079% fail on Hoses
        • 0.0099% fail on Servos
      • 0.079% fail on Operation
      • 0.059% fail on Leaks
      • 0.020% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.93% fail on Parking brake (170% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Condition (190% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on ABS (95% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Restricted movement (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Electronic stability system (160% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.059% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.059% fail on Pedal
        • 0.050% fail on Condition
        • 0.0099% fail on Anti-slip
  • 8.0% fail on Driver's view of the road (68% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Wipers (100% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Washers (55% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.17% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.9% fail on Tyres (27% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Condition (18% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Tread depth (40% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Size/type
    • 0.050% fail on Valve stem
  • 1.8% fail on Suspension (77% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Anti-roll bars (68% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (69% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (54% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.50% fail on Macpherson strut (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Suspension arms (69% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (68% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Shock absorbers (82% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Condition (82% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Drive shafts (83% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Front drive shafts (84% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Constant velocity joints (84% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0099% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.0099% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.11% fail on Wheel bearings (66% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.079% fail on Front
      • 0.030% fail on Rear (80% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Front suspension joints (69% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.030% fail on Coil springs (99% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Condition (99% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0099% fail on Location
    • 0.0099% fail on General condition
    • 0.0099% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.0099% fail on Attachment
    • 0.0099% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.0099% fail on Spring mounting
  • 0.81% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (51% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (120% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (120% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.22% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.19% fail on Condition
      • 0.0099% fail on Requirements
      • 0.0099% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0099% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.78% fail on Steering
    • 0.72% fail on Steering system
      • 0.21% fail on Track rod end (70% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.12% fail on Free play (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Steering rack (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.089% fail on Steering arm (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.0099% fail on Other components
        • 0.0099% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.030% fail on Steering control
      • 0.0099% fail on Steering lock
      • 0.0099% fail on Steering column
      • 0.0099% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.0099% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.030% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.0099% fail on Power steering
      • 0.0099% fail on Electronic power steering
      • 0.0099% fail on Operation
    • 0.0099% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.45% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.34% fail on Doors (160% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Passengers other (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.040% fail on Drivers
    • 0.050% fail on Body condition
    • 0.030% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.030% fail on Seats
      • 0.020% fail on Passengers
      • 0.0099% fail on Drivers
  • 0.42% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (71% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Emissions
    • 0.20% fail on Exhaust system (79% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.089% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.0099% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.0099% fail on Cap
  • 0.26% fail on Registration plates and VIN (41% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Registration plate (41% better than other 2010 cars)
  • 0.079% fail on Road Wheels (74% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.069% fail on Attachment (64% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.0099% 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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