Hyundai i20 MOT Results

Registered in 2012
70.2% pass rate
from 10,619 tests in 2020
(8.2% 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 (16% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim (24% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim (23% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (110% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Position lamps (150% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Position lamp (150% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.028% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.00% fail on Stop lamp (44% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Electrical equipment (96% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Battery(ies) (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Horn
      • 0.0094% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.37% fail on Direction indicators (72% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Flashing type (72% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Side repeaters (43% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.057% fail on Individual direction indicators (92% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.0094% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.11% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (63% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Rear fog lamp (66% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.094% fail on Rear fog lamp (69% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.0094% fail on Switch
      • 0.0094% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.0094% fail on Front fog lamps
    • 0.028% fail on Reversing lamps (82% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Reversing lamps (82% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.0094% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.0094% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 7.4% fail on Brakes (40% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Brake performance (82% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Service brake performance (120% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt (120% worse than other 2012 cars)
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance (110% worse than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.57% fail on Service brake imbalance (150% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.047% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.038% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
          • 0.0094% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.0094% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0094% fail on Service brake performance (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.2% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt (sp) (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.91% fail on Service brake imbalance (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.55% fail on Service brake performance (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.019% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.0094% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.0094% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.59% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.59% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.28% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.28% fail on Rbt
          • 0.26% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.019% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.066% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.8% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.4% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.41% fail on Brake discs and drums (47% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.41% fail on Brake discs (47% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.0094% fail on Lever
        • 0.0094% fail on Linkage
    • 0.92% fail on Rigid brake pipes (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (140% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Anti-lock braking system (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Electronic stability control (90% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0094% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.48% fail on Parking brake control (130% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Lever (180% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (82% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Hand lever (170% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Pedal
    • 0.038% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.028% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.0094% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.019% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.019% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.019% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 7.0% fail on Suspension
    • 3.3% fail on Suspension arms (64% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Ball joint dust cover (10 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Ball joint (41% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Pins and bushes (87% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (150% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Ball joint dust cover (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.094% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.019% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 0.88% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.57% fail on Springs (80% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Coil springs (80% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.57% fail on Coil spring (80% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.21% fail on Other suspension component (83% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint dust cover (7 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.047% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.019% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0094% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.0094% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0094% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.038% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.028% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.0094% fail on Ball joint
  • 6.7% fail on Visibility (61% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Wipers (71% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Washers (68% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.094% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.085% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.075% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.0094% fail on Window
    • 0.047% fail on View to rear
      • 0.047% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.0094% fail on Bonnet
  • 4.0% fail on Tyres (28% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Condition (20% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Tread depth (39% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Size/type
  • 1.5% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.53% fail on Doors (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Other passenger's door (13 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on Door condition (14 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.0094% fail on Catch
      • 0.047% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.047% fail on Door condition
      • 0.0094% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.0094% fail on Door condition
    • 0.52% fail on Transmission
      • 0.50% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.50% fail on Joints
      • 0.0094% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.0094% fail on Joints
      • 0.0094% fail on Belts
    • 0.25% fail on Exhaust system (60% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.094% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.085% fail on Seats
      • 0.066% fail on Passenger's seat (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.038% fail on Body
      • 0.019% fail on Panel
      • 0.019% fail on Other body component
    • 0.028% fail on Fuel system (77% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.0094% fail on Pipe
  • 1.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 1.3% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 1.1% fail on Spark ignition (41% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.63% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.48% fail on Catalyst emissions (70% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.085% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.0094% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.18% fail on Compression ignition (67% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.028% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (91% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.019% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.14% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.10% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.019% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.019% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
  • 0.84% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (60% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Seat belts (130% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Condition (130% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Prescribed areas (7 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0094% fail on Attachment
    • 0.31% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.47% fail on Steering (50% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Steering linkage components (60% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Track rod end (73% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.085% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.019% fail on Locking devices
      • 0.0094% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.0094% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.11% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.11% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.047% fail on Steering play
      • 0.047% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.15% fail on Identification of the vehicle (55% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Registration plates (55% better than other 2012 cars)
  • 0.11% fail on Road Wheels (65% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.075% fail on Attachment (67% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.038% fail on Condition
  • 0.019% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests (33 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.0094% fail on Doors
      • 0.0094% fail on Passenger entrance/exit doors
    • 0.0094% fail on Passenger grab handles
  • 0.0094% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.0094% fail on Speed limiter
      • 0.0094% fail on Speed limiter
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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