Hyundai Sonata MOT Results

Registered in 2006
58.0% pass rate
from 269 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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the Hyundai Sonata is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 10% fail on Stop lamp (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.3% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.2% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 2.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.2% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.1% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.74% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.37% fail on Horn
    • 0.37% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.37% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.37% fail on Front fog lamps
  • 14% fail on Brakes
    • 7.1% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.7% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 3.3% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.0% fail on Rbt
          • 1.9% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.5% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.37% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.37% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt
          • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.74% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.74% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.74% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 6.7% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.7% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 3.7% fail on Brake pads
      • 3.7% fail on Brake discs and drums (180% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 3.7% fail on Brake discs (180% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.1% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.74% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 1.5% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.5% fail on Lever
    • 0.74% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.74% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.74% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.37% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.37% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 8.6% fail on Visibility
    • 4.8% fail on Washers
    • 4.5% fail on Wipers
  • 7.4% fail on Suspension (54% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.1% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.74% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.37% fail on Suspension arm
    • 1.5% fail on Springs
      • 1.1% fail on Coil springs (74% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Coil spring (74% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (79% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.37% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 0.74% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.37% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.37% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.37% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.37% fail on Sub-frame
    • 0.37% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.37% fail on Ball joint
  • 6.7% fail on Tyres
    • 4.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.37% fail on Size/type
  • 4.1% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 1.9% fail on Doors (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Other passenger's door (7 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Door condition (7 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.37% fail on Tank
      • 0.37% fail on Pipe
      • 0.37% fail on System
    • 0.37% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.37% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.37% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.37% fail on Transmission
      • 0.37% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.37% fail on Joints
  • 4.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 3.7% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 2.2% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.9% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.37% fail on Catalyst emissions
      • 1.5% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.74% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.37% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.37% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.37% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.37% fail on Other leaks
  • 2.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.9% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.74% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.37% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.37% fail on Condition
  • 1.9% fail on Steering
    • 1.5% fail on Power steering (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Pump (71 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Other components (7 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Operation
      • 0.37% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.37% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.37% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.37% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.37% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.74% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.74% fail on Registration plates

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