Toyota iQ MOT Results

Registered in 2009
81.9% pass rate
from 5,862 tests in 2017
(45% 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.

  • 6.5% fail on Driver's view of the road (24% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Wipers (66% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Washers
    • 0.26% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.068% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.6% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (64% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim (53% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamps (55% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp (54% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Matched pair
    • 1.1% fail on Position lamps (72% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.99% fail on Front lamps (67% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Rear lamps (92% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.82% fail on Registration plate lamp (80% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Stop lamp (78% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Horn
    • 0.22% fail on Direction indicators (85% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Flashing type (85% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Side repeaters (62% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.068% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.051% fail on Battery
  • 5.1% fail on Brakes (21% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Hub components
      • 2.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.32% fail on Brake discs (47% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.7% fail on Hydraulic systems (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Components (150% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Pipes (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.085% fail on Hoses
      • 0.051% fail on Leaks
      • 0.017% fail on Operation
    • 1.1% fail on Brake performance (61% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Rear wheels (40% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Front wheels (81% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Parking brake performance (88% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Brake imbalance (75% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.017% fail on Brake operation
    • 0.20% fail on Electronic stability system (160% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.034% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.034% fail on Pedal
        • 0.017% fail on Condition
        • 0.017% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.034% fail on ABS (87% better than other 2009 cars)
  • 2.9% fail on Tyres (59% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Tread depth (58% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Condition (63% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Valve stem
  • 0.92% fail on Suspension (91% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Anti-roll bars (88% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (88% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (87% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.15% fail on Shock absorbers (87% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Condition (87% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Coil springs (97% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Condition (97% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Suspension arms (94% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.085% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (95% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Attachment
    • 0.10% fail on Drive shafts (91% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Front drive shafts (91% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.085% fail on Constant velocity joints (92% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.085% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.085% fail on Condition
    • 0.085% fail on Wheel bearings (82% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.085% fail on Rear
    • 0.017% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.017% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 0.84% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.77% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.068% fail on Seat belts (76% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Condition (71% better than other 2009 cars)
  • 0.39% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (80% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Exhaust system (83% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Emissions (71% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.034% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.017% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.017% fail on Cap
  • 0.34% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.34% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.19% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (58% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Body condition
    • 0.034% fail on Body security
    • 0.034% fail on Seats
      • 0.017% fail on Passengers
      • 0.017% fail on Drivers
    • 0.017% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.017% fail on Chassis
  • 0.12% fail on Road Wheels (65% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Attachment
  • 0.017% fail on Steering
    • 0.017% fail on Steering operation
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  • Toyota iQ (2008 - 2014)
    Triumph of 4-seater packaging that still earned 5 NCAP stars. 99g/km so VED free. Better to drive than a Smart or a Fiat 500.

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