Hyundai i20 MOT Results

Registered in 2013
74.6% pass rate
from 13,528 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 2013 cars and highlighted areas where the Hyundai i20 is unusually good or bad.

  • 10.0% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (34% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Position lamps (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Position lamp (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on All position lamps (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamp aim (21% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim (21% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.015% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.47% fail on Stop lamp (72% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.16% fail on Battery(ies) (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Horn
      • 0.015% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.21% fail on Direction indicators (66% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Flashing type (66% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Side repeaters (52% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.037% fail on Individual direction indicators (84% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.059% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.059% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.030% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (88% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Rear fog lamp (88% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.030% fail on Rear fog lamp (88% better than other 2013 cars)
  • 7.1% fail on Visibility (72% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Wipers (82% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Washers (78% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.067% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.059% fail on View to rear
      • 0.059% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.052% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.052% fail on Windscreen
  • 4.5% fail on Brakes
    • 2.3% fail on Mechanical brake components (17% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.2% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.015% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.24% fail on Brake discs and drums (62% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Brake discs (62% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.78% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.78% fail on Rbt
          • 0.64% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.18% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.45% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.45% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.30% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.30% fail on Rbt (55% worse than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.30% fail on Parking brake performance (70% worse than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.0074% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.24% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.24% fail on Rbt (sp) (62% worse than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.17% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.081% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.030% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.40% fail on Rigid brake pipes (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (150% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Anti-lock braking system (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.33% fail on Parking brake control (110% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Lever (140% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.22% fail on Hand lever (160% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0074% fail on Pedal
    • 0.030% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.022% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.0074% fail on Servos
    • 0.015% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.015% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.0074% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 3.4% fail on Tyres (32% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Condition (24% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Tread depth (41% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Size/type
  • 2.9% fail on Suspension (33% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.96% fail on Anti-roll bars (150% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0074% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.0074% fail on Linkage
      • 0.0074% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 0.88% fail on Suspension arms (33% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Ball joint dust cover (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint (76% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Pins and bushes (86% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0074% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.61% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.38% fail on Springs (80% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Coil springs (80% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Coil spring (80% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.037% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.030% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0074% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.022% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.015% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.0074% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.015% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.0074% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0074% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.0074% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 1.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.93% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.79% fail on Spark ignition (29% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.27% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.030% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.0074% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.14% fail on Compression ignition (71% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.059% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (73% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.059% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (74% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.022% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.089% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.074% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.015% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 0.76% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (89% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Seat belts (140% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Condition (150% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Attachment
    • 0.33% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (52% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.015% fail on Airbags
      • 0.015% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.38% fail on Body, chassis, structure (70% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Doors
      • 0.089% fail on Other passenger's door (180% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.089% fail on Door condition (190% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.015% fail on Door condition
      • 0.015% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.015% fail on Door condition
    • 0.081% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.074% fail on Transmission (85% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Drive shafts (84% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.074% fail on Joints (84% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.059% fail on Body
      • 0.044% fail on Other body component
      • 0.015% fail on Panel
    • 0.037% fail on Exhaust system (92% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.0074% fail on Seats
      • 0.0074% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.0074% fail on Undertray
  • 0.22% fail on Steering (65% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Steering gear (160% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Steering rack (180% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.096% fail on Steering linkage components (82% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Track rod end (85% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0074% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.0074% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.0074% fail on Steering column
  • 0.11% fail on Identification of the vehicle (59% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Registration plates (58% better than other 2013 cars)
  • 0.081% fail on Road Wheels (68% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.081% fail on Attachment (56% better than other 2013 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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