Hyundai Matrix MOT Results

Registered in 2003
49.0% pass rate
from 739 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 2003 cars and highlighted areas where the Hyundai Matrix is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Brakes
    • 9.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.0% fail on Service brake performance (65% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 4.9% fail on Rbt (65% worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 3.5% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake imbalance (150% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.14% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.7% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 2.2% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.9% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.95% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.95% fail on Rbt
          • 0.95% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.14% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.14% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.95% fail on Brake performance not tested (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 8.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes (95% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.3% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.81% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.81% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.27% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.14% fail on Rod
        • 0.14% fail on Linkage
    • 1.9% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.9% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.95% fail on Hydraulic systems (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Brake fluid (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.54% fail on Pedal
      • 0.14% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.27% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.27% fail on Lever
    • 0.27% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.14% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.14% fail on Operation
    • 0.14% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.14% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
  • 17% fail on Suspension
    • 6.2% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (180% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.2% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.81% fail on Pins and bushes (67% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 4.2% fail on Sub-frames (7 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Sub-frame (16 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Anti-roll bars (47% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 1.2% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.14% fail on Linkage
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.4% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.4% fail on Macpherson strut (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Macpherson strut (9 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.81% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.81% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.54% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.27% fail on Other suspension component (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Springs (89% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Coil springs (92% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Mounting (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Coil spring
      • 0.14% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.14% fail on Axles
      • 0.14% fail on Axle
    • 0.14% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.14% fail on Suspension rod
  • 15% fail on Body, chassis, structure (50% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 9.7% fail on Transmission (170% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 9.5% fail on Drive shafts (170% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 9.5% fail on Joints (180% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.41% fail on Joints
    • 3.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.6% fail on Integral vehicle structure (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
      • 0.54% fail on Sub-frame (21 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.54% fail on Sub-frame condition (22 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Chassis
      • 0.54% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.27% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.14% fail on Tank
      • 0.14% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.14% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.14% fail on Body
      • 0.14% fail on Panel
    • 0.14% fail on Doors
      • 0.14% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.14% fail on Door condition
  • 13% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (37% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.8% fail on Position lamp
    • 3.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamps (46% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Headlamp (44% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.68% fail on Stop lamp (88% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.68% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.68% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.14% fail on Switch
    • 0.54% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.41% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.14% fail on Horn
    • 0.41% fail on Direction indicators (83% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Flashing type (83% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Individual direction indicators (83% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Side repeaters
  • 9.2% fail on Tyres
    • 6.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.8% fail on Condition
  • 8.3% fail on Visibility
    • 4.6% fail on Wipers
    • 3.8% fail on Washers
    • 0.27% fail on View to rear
      • 0.27% fail on Mirrors
  • 8.0% fail on Steering (62% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Steering linkage components (79% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Track rod end (91% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.81% fail on Power steering
      • 0.54% fail on Pipes and hoses (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Operation
    • 0.27% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.27% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.27% fail on Steering coupling (16 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Universal joint (17 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.14% fail on Steering play
      • 0.14% fail on Steering rack
  • 6.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 6.1% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 5.5% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.6% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.9% fail on Emissions not tested (110% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (65% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.41% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.14% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.14% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.54% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.41% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.14% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 4.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.3% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.6% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.54% fail on Condition
      • 0.14% fail on Attachment
    • 1.5% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.27% fail on Airbags
      • 0.27% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 1.6% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plates

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