Hyundai Sonata MOT Results

Registered in 2005
57.5% pass rate
from 214 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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the Hyundai Sonata is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 14% fail on Stop lamp (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.93% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.3% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.93% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.47% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 1.4% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.93% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.47% fail on Horn
    • 0.93% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.93% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.93% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Brake performance
      • 7.5% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 7.5% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 4.7% fail on Parking brake performance (170% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 3.7% fail on Rbt
          • 3.3% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.47% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.47% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.47% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.47% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.47% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 3.3% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.3% fail on Rbt
          • 2.8% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.47% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.93% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.93% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.93% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.93% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 4.7% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.8% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.8% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.4% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.4% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.47% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.47% fail on Lever
    • 3.3% fail on Parking brake control (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Lever (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.93% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.93% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.93% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.93% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.93% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.47% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 8.9% fail on Visibility
    • 4.2% fail on Wipers
    • 4.2% fail on Washers
    • 0.93% fail on Driver's view
  • 7.0% fail on Suspension (60% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.93% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.93% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.47% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.93% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.47% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.47% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.93% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.47% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.47% fail on Springs
      • 0.47% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.47% fail on Mounting
    • 0.47% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.47% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.47% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.47% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 0.47% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.47% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 4.7% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 1.4% fail on Transmission
      • 1.4% fail on Drive shafts
        • 1.4% fail on Joints
    • 1.4% fail on Body (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Other body component (9 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.93% fail on Doors
      • 0.93% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.93% fail on Door condition
    • 0.47% fail on Chassis
      • 0.47% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.47% fail on Bumpers
  • 4.7% fail on Tyres
    • 2.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.3% fail on Condition
  • 4.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 3.3% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 2.8% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.8% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.47% fail on Catalyst emissions
      • 0.47% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.47% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.93% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.93% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 2.3% fail on Steering
    • 0.93% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.93% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.93% fail on Power steering
      • 0.47% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.47% fail on Other components
    • 0.47% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.47% fail on Steering rack
  • 2.3% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.4% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.93% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.47% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.47% fail on Condition
  • 1.4% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.47% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.47% fail on Attachment

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