Hyundai i20 MOT Results

Registered in 2011
70.2% pass rate
from 10,933 tests in 2020
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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the Hyundai i20 is unusually good or bad.

  • 11% fail on Brakes (77% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Brake performance (150% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 4.0% fail on Rbt (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 3.3% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 1.0% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.0091% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.055% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.046% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.0091% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.018% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0091% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.0091% fail on Service brake performance (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.4% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt (sp) (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.93% fail on Service brake imbalance (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.70% fail on Service brake performance (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.0091% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.0091% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (40% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt (sp) (48% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.0091% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 0.75% fail on Parking brake performance (80% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.74% fail on Rbt (86% worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.63% fail on Parking brake performance (81% worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.12% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (170% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.0091% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0091% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.12% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.0% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.3% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.97% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.97% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.055% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.046% fail on Lever
        • 0.0091% fail on Brake slack adjuster
    • 1.8% fail on Rigid brake pipes (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.95% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Anti-lock braking system (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Electronic stability control (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Parking brake control (190% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Lever (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.64% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (180% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Hand lever (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Pedal
    • 0.091% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.082% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.0091% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.064% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.055% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.0091% fail on Master cylinder
    • 0.018% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.018% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.018% fail on Other components
  • 9.5% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (11% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Position lamps (93% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Position lamp (95% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (49% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim (18% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.046% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (78% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Stop lamp (35% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.85% fail on Headlamps (65% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Headlamp (67% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.018% fail on Dipswitch
    • 0.68% fail on Direction indicators (53% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Flashing type (53% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.51% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.21% fail on Individual direction indicators (74% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.018% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.0091% fail on Switch
    • 0.53% fail on Electrical equipment (86% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Battery(ies) (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Horn
      • 0.046% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.082% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (78% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Rear fog lamp (78% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.082% fail on Rear fog lamp (78% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.046% fail on Reversing lamps (76% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Reversing lamps (81% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0091% fail on Reversing lamp switch
    • 0.018% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.018% fail on All outline marker lamps (17 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.018% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.0091% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.0091% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 6.4% fail on Visibility (42% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Wipers (46% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Washers (52% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.073% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.073% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.055% fail on View to rear
      • 0.055% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.6% fail on Suspension (34% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Suspension arms (31% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Ball joint dust cover (10 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Ball joint (53% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Pins and bushes (90% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Suspension arm
    • 1.4% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.59% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.34% fail on Linkage ball joints (38% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0091% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0091% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 0.47% fail on Macpherson strut (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Pins and bushes (6 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Macpherson strut (190% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0091% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0091% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.27% fail on Shock absorbers (76% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint dust cover (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0091% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.0091% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0091% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.14% fail on Wheel bearings (57% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.037% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.027% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.0091% fail on Suspension rod
    • 0.018% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 4.2% fail on Tyres (31% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Tread depth (32% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Condition (30% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.091% fail on Size/type
  • 1.4% fail on Body, chassis, structure (40% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Doors (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Other passenger's door (14 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.59% fail on Door condition (14 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.0091% fail on Catch
      • 0.11% fail on Front passenger's door (120% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Door condition (130% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.046% fail on Door condition
    • 0.38% fail on Exhaust system (58% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.091% fail on Transmission (90% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Drive shafts (90% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.091% fail on Joints (89% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.064% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.055% fail on Seats
      • 0.027% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.027% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.037% fail on Fuel system (77% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (81% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0091% fail on Hose
      • 0.0091% fail on Pipe
    • 0.037% fail on Body
      • 0.027% fail on Other body component
      • 0.0091% fail on Panel
    • 0.0091% fail on Chassis
      • 0.0091% fail on Chassis condition
  • 1.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (31% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Exhaust emissions (35% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Spark ignition (30% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.22% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (64% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.0091% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0091% fail on Other emission control equipment
      • 0.42% fail on Compression ignition (40% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.13% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (66% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.018% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.0091% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.0091% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.0091% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 0.16% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.16% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 1.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (63% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (120% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.25% fail on Condition
      • 0.027% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.0091% fail on Attachment
    • 0.055% fail on Airbags (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Drivers airbag (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
  • 0.59% fail on Steering (52% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Steering linkage components (62% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Track rod end (79% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint (120% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.027% fail on Locking devices
      • 0.0091% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.0091% fail on Other components
        • 0.0091% fail on Steering component
    • 0.13% fail on Steering play (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.073% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.064% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.0091% fail on Operation
    • 0.018% fail on Power steering
      • 0.018% fail on Operation
    • 0.018% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.018% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.0091% fail on Steering column
  • 0.21% fail on Identification of the vehicle (45% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Registration plates (45% better than other 2011 cars)
  • 0.10% fail on Road Wheels (73% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.073% fail on Attachment (72% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.027% fail on Condition (75% better than other 2011 cars)
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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