Hyundai Matrix MOT Results

Registered in 2005
53.1% pass rate
from 1,435 tests in 2020
(5.9% worse than other 2005 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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the Hyundai Matrix is unusually good or bad.

  • 17% fail on Suspension (3.0% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Sub-frames (12 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Sub-frame (23 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Anti-roll bars (17% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Linkage ball joints (1.7% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (31% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Ball joint (18% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Pins and bushes (100% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Ball joint dust cover (39% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Linkage (43% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 3.2% fail on Suspension arms (46% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Ball joint (3.7% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Pins and bushes (80% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Ball joint dust cover (69% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Suspension arm
    • 2.0% fail on Macpherson strut (9 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (17 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Macpherson strut (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Pins and bushes (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (33% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Shock absorbers (13% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Other suspension component (20% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Other suspension component (7 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint (34% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.070% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.35% fail on Wheel bearings (77% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on Axles
      • 0.070% fail on Axle
    • 0.070% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.070% fail on Ball joint
  • 15% fail on Body, chassis, structure (87% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 12% fail on Transmission (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 11% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 11% fail on Joints (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Prop shafts (170% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.56% fail on Joints (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Exhaust system (7.9% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Integral vehicle structure (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (37% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Sub-frame (16 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Sub-frame condition (17 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Doors (21% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Driver's door (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.35% fail on Door condition (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.070% fail on Catch
      • 0.14% fail on Other passenger's door (38% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Door condition (37% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Body (67% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Panel (91% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Other body component (63% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Chassis (53% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Chassis condition (52% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Bumpers (27% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on Seats
      • 0.070% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.070% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.070% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 15% fail on Brakes (11% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 7.8% fail on Brake performance (8.0% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Service brake performance (75% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 4.9% fail on Rbt (74% worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 3.6% fail on Service brake performance (52% worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 1.5% fail on Service brake imbalance (150% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Plate brake tester (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.14% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (46% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt (sp) (43% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance (19% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt (16% better than other 2005 cars)
          • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance (20% better than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.14% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (7.6% better than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.070% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.2% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (34% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt (sp) (37% worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.91% fail on Service brake imbalance (31% worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.35% fail on Service brake performance (32% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Brake performance not tested (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Rigid brake pipes (100% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Mechanical brake components (30% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Brake linings and pads (19% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Brake pads (18% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.070% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.49% fail on Brake discs and drums (63% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.49% fail on Brake discs (62% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (43% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.070% fail on Cable
        • 0.070% fail on Lever
    • 1.1% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (19% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Anti-lock braking system (0.99% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (85% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Pedal (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Hand lever (49% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Parking brake control (45% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Lever (39% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Hydraulic systems (9.3% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Brake fluid (56% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (15% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (17% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.14% fail on Flexible brake hoses (54% better than other 2005 cars)
  • 9.8% fail on Tyres (37% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Tread depth (32% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Condition (47% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Size/type (1.9% better than other 2005 cars)
  • 9.5% fail on Visibility (29% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Wipers (45% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Washers (25% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Condition of glass (36% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Windscreen (39% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Driver's view (13% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on View to rear
      • 0.070% fail on Mirrors
  • 9.4% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (43% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamps (47% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Headlamp (46% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim (25% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim (27% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (20% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (2.6% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Stop lamp (73% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (29% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Rear fog lamp (28% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.70% fail on Rear fog lamp (27% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Position lamps (190% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Position lamp (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Direction indicators (85% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Flashing type (85% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Side repeaters (65% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.070% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.070% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.42% fail on Electrical equipment (46% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Battery(ies) (1.7% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Horn (68% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 6.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (190% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Seat belts (83% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Prescribed areas (97% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Condition (52% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Attachment
      • 0.070% fail on Requirements
    • 0.21% fail on Airbags (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Drivers airbag (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
  • 4.9% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (25% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Exhaust emissions (25% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Spark ignition (9.2% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 2.8% fail on Catalyst emissions (34% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (47% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.77% fail on Emissions not tested (7.9% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Compression ignition (76% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (73% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (63% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Fluid leaks (2.5% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Engine oil leaks (38% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Transmission oil leaks (7 times worse than other 2005 cars)
  • 3.3% fail on Steering (15% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Steering linkage components (9.0% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Track rod end (0.87% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Power steering (74% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Operation (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.070% fail on Pump
    • 0.21% fail on Steering gear (69% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Steering rack (68% better than other 2005 cars)
  • 0.70% fail on Identification of the vehicle (7.0% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.63% fail on Registration plates (3.4% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.14% fail on Road Wheels (72% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Attachment (63% better than other 2005 cars)

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