Hyundai i20 MOT Results

Registered in 2012
77.3% pass rate
from 8,993 tests in 2017
(8.4% worse than other 2012 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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the Hyundai i20 is unusually good or bad.

  • 11% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (37% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Position lamps (160% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Front lamps (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on All position lamps (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on Rear lamps (82% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Registration plate lamp (110% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim (52% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.58% fail on Stop lamp (50% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Battery (7 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Direction indicators (63% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Flashing type (63% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.067% fail on Individual lamps (83% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.089% fail on Horn
    • 0.056% fail on Rear fog lamp (75% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on Fog lamp (74% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.033% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.022% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 6.3% fail on Driver's view of the road (42% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Wipers (54% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Washers (38% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.044% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.5% fail on Brakes (18% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Brake performance (99% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Rear wheels (160% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Front wheels (120% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.33% fail on Brake imbalance (180% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Service brake performance (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Brake operation
    • 2.0% fail on Hub components
      • 1.8% fail on Brake pads (19% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.067% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.033% fail on Brake linings
    • 0.43% fail on Parking brake (110% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Condition (140% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.19% fail on Components
        • 0.18% fail on Pipes (140% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.022% fail on Hoses
        • 0.011% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.011% fail on Operation
    • 0.11% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.056% fail on ABS
    • 0.033% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.033% fail on Pedal
        • 0.033% fail on Condition (7 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.011% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.011% fail on Components
        • 0.011% fail on Servos
  • 4.1% fail on Tyres (28% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Condition (19% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Tread depth (39% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Size/type
    • 0.011% fail on Valve stem
  • 3.3% fail on Suspension
    • 1.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (130% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.75% fail on Shock absorbers (50% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Condition (50% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.47% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.33% fail on Coil springs (79% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Condition (79% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.19% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.19% fail on Constant velocity joints
      • 0.011% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.011% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.18% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.18% fail on Front (120% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.044% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.044% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.033% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.033% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.011% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.011% fail on Condition
  • 0.48% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.33% fail on Seat belts (88% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Condition (100% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Attachment
    • 0.14% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.13% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.011% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.38% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (110% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Doors (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Passengers other (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.14% fail on Body condition (120% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Seats
      • 0.011% fail on Passengers
      • 0.011% fail on Drivers
  • 0.26% fail on Steering
    • 0.21% fail on Steering system
      • 0.10% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.044% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.044% fail on Track rod end (83% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Steering arm (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Steering control
      • 0.022% fail on Steering coupling (9 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.022% fail on Universal joint (9 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.19% fail on Registration plates and VIN (49% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Registration plate (49% better than other 2012 cars)
  • 0.18% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (72% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Emissions
    • 0.056% fail on Exhaust system (86% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.011% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.011% fail on System
  • 0.11% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.078% fail on Attachment
    • 0.033% 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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