Hyundai ix35 MOT Results

Registered in 2012
70.2% pass rate
from 9,181 tests in 2020
(9.4% 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 ix35 is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.2% fail on Brakes (74% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Mechanical brake components (73% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Brake linings and pads (82% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 4.5% fail on Brake pads (82% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs and drums (64% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Brake discs (64% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.044% fail on Lever
        • 0.011% fail on Cable
    • 4.0% fail on Brake performance (120% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.087% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.022% fail on Plate brake tester (sp) (7 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance (55% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt (56% worse than other 2012 cars)
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance (65% worse than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.30% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.022% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.022% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.0% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.95% fail on Rbt (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.78% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.13% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.054% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (7 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.065% fail on Plate brake tester (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.044% fail on Parking brake performance (9 times worse than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.022% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.033% fail on Decelerometer (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.011% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.011% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.011% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.68% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (150% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.57% fail on Rbt (sp) (120% worse than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.39% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.20% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.076% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (9 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.033% fail on Plate brake tester (sp) (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.022% fail on Service brake imbalance (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.011% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.12% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.2% fail on Parking brake control (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Lever (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.60% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Hand lever (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Pedal
    • 0.087% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (59% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.054% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.044% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.044% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.044% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.033% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.033% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.011% fail on Master cylinder
  • 9.1% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 2.1% fail on Position lamps (87% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Position lamp (86% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.1% fail on Direction indicators (58% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Flashing type (58% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Individual direction indicators (81% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.011% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim (20% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim (19% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.26% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.26% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.23% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.044% fail on Switch (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.14% fail on Battery(ies) (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.022% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.022% fail on Horn (85% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Stop lamp (92% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.098% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.098% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.022% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.022% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.022% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.011% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.011% fail on Outline marker lamp
  • 6.7% fail on Suspension
    • 4.2% fail on Springs (49% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Coil springs (49% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 4.2% fail on Coil spring (49% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Suspension arms (35% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.32% fail on Pins and bushes (63% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Ball joint dust cover (63% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Anti-roll bars (37% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Linkage ball joints (49% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.044% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.022% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.011% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.54% fail on Wheel bearings (130% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Shock absorbers (43% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.054% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.054% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.011% fail on Other suspension component
    • 0.022% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.011% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.011% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.011% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.011% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.011% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.011% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 5.8% fail on Tyres
    • 4.1% fail on Tread depth (28% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Condition (23% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Size/type (78% better than other 2012 cars)
  • 4.6% fail on Visibility
    • 3.0% fail on Wipers (30% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Washers
    • 0.15% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.087% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.087% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.044% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.022% fail on View to rear
      • 0.011% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.011% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 1.3% fail on Steering (40% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.99% fail on Track rod end (33% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.022% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.27% fail on Steering gear (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Steering rack (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
  • 0.49% fail on Body, chassis, structure (71% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Transmission (78% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Drive shafts (77% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Joints (82% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.022% fail on Drive shaft
        • 0.011% fail on Bearing housing
    • 0.11% fail on Doors
      • 0.054% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.054% fail on Door condition
      • 0.054% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.054% fail on Door condition
    • 0.065% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.033% fail on System
      • 0.022% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.011% fail on Tank
    • 0.065% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.044% fail on Exhaust system (93% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.033% fail on Body
      • 0.022% fail on Other body component
      • 0.011% fail on Panel
    • 0.011% fail on Seats
      • 0.011% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.011% fail on Undertray
  • 0.42% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (70% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Exhaust emissions (70% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Spark ignition (71% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (65% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.076% fail on Catalyst emissions (73% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.17% fail on Compression ignition (68% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (56% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.022% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (89% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.011% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.022% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.011% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.011% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 0.34% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.34% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.34% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.19% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.17% fail on Condition
      • 0.011% fail on Requirements
    • 0.14% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (50% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.011% fail on Airbags
      • 0.011% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.14% fail on Road Wheels (56% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Attachment
Read the Honest John Review

  • Hyundai ix35 (2009 - 2015)
    Good value for money. Comfortable and refined interior. Available with two or four-wheel drive. Low CO2 emissions. Five-year warranty. Generous equipment. Full size spare wheel.

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