Hyundai Sonata MOT Results

Registered in 2008
54.7% pass rate
from 95 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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Hyundai Sonata is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 13% fail on Stop lamp (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 6.3% fail on Headlamp
    • 6.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 5.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 6.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 3.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.2% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.1% fail on Side repeaters
        • 1.1% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 1.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.1% fail on Switch
  • 17% fail on Brakes
    • 12% fail on Brake performance (160% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 7.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 7.4% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Service brake performance
        • 4.2% fail on Rbt
          • 3.2% fail on Service brake performance
          • 2.1% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 3.2% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.1% fail on Rbt
          • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 1.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 1.1% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.1% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 2.1% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 2.1% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 2.1% fail on Hand lever (8 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 2.1% fail on Flexible brake hoses (11 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.1% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.1% fail on Brake pads
    • 1.1% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.1% fail on Lever
    • 1.1% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.1% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 8.4% fail on Visibility
    • 5.3% fail on Wipers
    • 2.1% fail on Washers
    • 1.1% fail on Driver's view
  • 7.4% fail on Tyres
    • 4.2% fail on Condition
    • 3.2% fail on Tread depth
  • 4.2% fail on Road Wheels (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Attachment (10 times worse than other 2008 cars)
  • 3.2% fail on Suspension (78% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Springs
      • 1.1% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.1% fail on Coil spring
    • 1.1% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.1% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 1.1% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 3.2% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 1.1% fail on Transmission
      • 1.1% fail on Drive shafts
        • 1.1% fail on Joints
    • 1.1% fail on Body
      • 1.1% fail on Other body component
    • 1.1% fail on Doors
      • 1.1% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 1.1% fail on Door condition
  • 2.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 1.1% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 1.1% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 1.1% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.1% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 1.1% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plates
  • 1.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.1% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp

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