Hyundai Sonata MOT Results

Registered in 2003
61.5% pass rate
from 122 tests in 2020
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 Sonata is unusually good or bad.

  • 14% fail on Brakes
    • 4.9% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.3% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 3.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.82% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.82% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.82% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.82% fail on Cable
    • 4.9% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.5% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.5% fail on Rbt
          • 2.5% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.5% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.5% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt
          • 0.82% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.82% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.82% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.82% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.82% fail on Service brake performance
    • 4.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 3.3% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 3.3% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.82% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.82% fail on Hand lever
  • 14% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.1% fail on Headlamp
    • 4.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.6% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.82% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.82% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.82% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.82% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.82% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 14% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 7.4% fail on Transmission
      • 7.4% fail on Drive shafts
        • 7.4% fail on Joints
    • 2.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.6% fail on Seats (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Driver's seat (9 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.82% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.82% fail on Pipe
    • 0.82% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.82% fail on Body
      • 0.82% fail on Other body component
    • 0.82% fail on Load security
      • 0.82% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.82% fail on Tailgate condition
  • 9.8% fail on Suspension
    • 4.1% fail on Sub-frames (7 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Sub-frame (19 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 2.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.82% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.82% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.82% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.6% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.82% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.82% fail on Ball joint
  • 6.6% fail on Visibility
    • 3.3% fail on Wipers
    • 2.5% fail on Washers
    • 0.82% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.82% fail on Windscreen
  • 6.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 6.6% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 6.6% fail on Spark ignition
        • 4.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 1.6% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.82% fail on Catalyst emissions
  • 4.9% fail on Tyres
    • 4.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.82% fail on Condition
  • 3.3% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 3.3% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.82% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.82% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.6% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plates
  • 1.6% fail on Steering
    • 0.82% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.82% fail on Power steering
      • 0.82% fail on Operation
      • 0.82% fail on Pipes and hoses

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