Hyundai Matrix MOT Results

Registered in 2006
53.2% pass rate
from 1,708 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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the Hyundai Matrix is unusually good or bad.

  • 14% fail on Suspension
    • 4.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.9% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.1% fail on Pins and bushes (60% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.12% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 4.5% fail on Sub-frames (12 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Sub-frame (23 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (10 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Anti-roll bars (45% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.53% fail on Pins and bushes (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.29% fail on Ball joint dust cover (65% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (87% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Linkage
      • 0.059% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.059% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.2% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.2% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.1% fail on Macpherson strut (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.00% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (12 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.82% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.18% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.059% fail on Other suspension component
    • 0.059% fail on Springs
      • 0.059% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.059% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.059% fail on Suspension rod
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 6.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.6% fail on Service brake performance (79% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 4.4% fail on Rbt (78% worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 3.2% fail on Service brake performance (53% worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake imbalance (200% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.12% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (56% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt (sp) (53% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.94% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.88% fail on Rbt
          • 0.76% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.18% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.059% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.059% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.76% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.76% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.64% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.23% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.53% fail on Brake performance not tested (170% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Mechanical brake components (35% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.8% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.64% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.64% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.059% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.059% fail on Cable
    • 0.88% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.88% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.64% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.35% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.29% fail on Pedal
    • 0.23% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.23% fail on Lever
    • 0.059% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.059% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.059% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.059% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 13% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (29% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.6% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.12% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 4.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.35% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.8% fail on Position lamps (44% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Position lamp (43% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Stop lamp (75% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.59% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.59% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.35% fail on Direction indicators (86% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Flashing type (86% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.35% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.059% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.18% fail on Electrical equipment (75% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.059% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.059% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 13% fail on Body, chassis, structure (74% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 9.2% fail on Transmission (180% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 8.6% fail on Drive shafts (180% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 8.5% fail on Joints (180% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.059% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.64% fail on Prop shafts (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.64% fail on Joints (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.70% fail on Integral vehicle structure (180% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Sub-frame (22 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.41% fail on Sub-frame condition (23 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.70% fail on Doors
      • 0.59% fail on Driver's door (6 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.59% fail on Door condition (7 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.18% fail on Door condition
      • 0.059% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.059% fail on Door condition
    • 0.29% fail on Chassis
      • 0.29% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.18% fail on Seats
      • 0.18% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.12% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.12% fail on Pipe
    • 0.12% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.12% fail on Body
      • 0.12% fail on Other body component
    • 0.059% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.059% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 8.4% fail on Visibility
    • 5.4% fail on Wipers (64% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Washers
    • 0.23% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.059% fail on View to rear
      • 0.059% fail on Mirrors
  • 8.0% fail on Tyres
    • 4.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.23% fail on Size/type
  • 7.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.59% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.53% fail on Condition
      • 0.059% fail on Attachment
      • 0.059% fail on Requirements
    • 0.059% fail on Airbags
      • 0.059% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 4.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (30% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Exhaust emissions (27% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.7% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.7% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 1.00% fail on Emissions not tested (90% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Compression ignition (79% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (88% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.059% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.059% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.12% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.059% fail on Sound deadening material
      • 0.059% fail on Undertray
    • 0.12% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.059% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.059% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 3.6% fail on Steering
    • 2.6% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.6% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.059% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.88% fail on Power steering (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Pipes and hoses (6 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Operation
      • 0.18% fail on Other components
    • 0.18% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.18% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.059% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.59% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.53% fail on Registration plates
    • 0.059% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.29% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.29% fail on Attachment

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