Toyota iQ MOT Results

Registered in 2009
77.4% pass rate
from 6,766 tests in 2020
(40% better than other 2009 cars)
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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the Toyota iQ is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.4% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (54% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim (41% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim (41% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamps (49% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp (48% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.3% fail on Stop lamp (65% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.87% fail on Position lamps (61% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Position lamp (61% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.62% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (72% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Direction indicators (77% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Flashing type (77% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Side repeaters (40% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.030% fail on Individual direction indicators (97% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.27% fail on Horn
      • 0.10% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.044% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.030% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.015% fail on Reversing lamp switch
    • 0.030% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.015% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.015% fail on Switch
    • 0.015% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.015% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.015% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 6.4% fail on Brakes (20% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.4% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.4% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.015% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.90% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.90% fail on Brake discs
    • 2.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Brake performance (59% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance (44% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt (43% better than other 2009 cars)
          • 1.0% fail on Service brake performance (42% better than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.21% fail on Service brake imbalance (52% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.015% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.015% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.24% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (48% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Rbt (sp) (47% better than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.21% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.059% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.18% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (89% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Rbt (sp) (88% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.089% fail on Parking brake performance (87% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.074% fail on Rbt (89% better than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.059% fail on Parking brake performance (90% better than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.015% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.015% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.015% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
    • 0.58% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.43% fail on Electronic stability control (170% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Anti-lock braking system (51% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.044% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.030% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (90% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Pedal
      • 0.015% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.030% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.015% fail on Master cylinder
      • 0.015% fail on Valves
    • 0.015% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.015% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 6.4% fail on Visibility (16% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Wipers (65% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Washers
    • 0.12% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.12% fail on View to rear
      • 0.10% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.015% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.030% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.030% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.030% fail on Windscreen
  • 3.6% fail on Tyres (46% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Tread depth (41% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Condition (55% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.044% fail on Size/type (77% better than other 2009 cars)
  • 2.4% fail on Suspension (81% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Anti-roll bars (71% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (56% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.16% fail on Linkage ball joints (87% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.015% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.015% fail on Linkage
      • 0.015% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.015% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.68% fail on Springs (84% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Coil springs (84% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.68% fail on Coil spring (84% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Shock absorbers (73% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Suspension arms (93% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint dust cover (70% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Pins and bushes (94% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Ball joint (98% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.13% fail on Wheel bearings (77% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.030% fail on Other suspension component (89% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.015% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.015% fail on Axles
      • 0.015% fail on Axle
    • 0.015% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.015% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.015% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.015% fail on Ball joint
  • 1.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (67% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Exhaust emissions (67% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Spark ignition (44% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.55% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (46% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.53% fail on Catalyst emissions (47% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.030% fail on Fluid leaks (88% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Engine oil leaks (85% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Transmission oil leaks
    • 0.015% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.015% fail on Undertray
  • 0.92% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.78% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (66% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Seat belts (68% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Condition (65% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Attachment
    • 0.030% fail on Airbags
      • 0.030% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.86% fail on Body, chassis, structure (78% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Exhaust system (74% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.10% fail on Body
      • 0.089% fail on Other body component
      • 0.015% fail on Panel
    • 0.074% fail on Transmission (95% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Drive shafts (95% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.074% fail on Joints (95% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.059% fail on Fuel system (71% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Tank
    • 0.015% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.015% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.015% fail on Chassis
      • 0.015% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.015% fail on Doors
      • 0.015% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.015% fail on Pillar
    • 0.015% fail on Seats
      • 0.015% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.015% fail on Undertray
  • 0.34% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.34% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.18% fail on Road Wheels (60% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Attachment
  • 0.10% fail on Steering (95% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.089% fail on Steering linkage components (94% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Track rod end (95% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.015% fail on Steering play
      • 0.015% fail on Steering rack
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