Toyota iQ MOT Results

Registered in 2010
80.1% pass rate
from 3,993 tests in 2020
(43% better than other 2010 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 2010 cars and highlighted areas where the Toyota iQ is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.1% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (52% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim (43% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim (42% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamps (48% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp (49% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.025% fail on Matched pair
    • 1.1% fail on Stop lamp (62% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Position lamps (50% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Position lamp (50% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.90% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (57% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Direction indicators (73% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Flashing type (73% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.45% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.050% fail on Individual direction indicators (96% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.18% fail on Horn
      • 0.075% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.050% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (89% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Rear fog lamp (89% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.050% fail on Rear fog lamp (89% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.025% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.025% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 6.0% fail on Visibility (21% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Wipers (67% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Washers
    • 0.075% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.075% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.075% fail on View to rear
      • 0.075% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.025% fail on Driver's view
  • 5.4% fail on Brakes (24% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.4% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.88% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.88% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.6% fail on Rigid brake pipes (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Brake performance (65% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Service brake performance (40% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.98% fail on Rbt (41% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.80% fail on Service brake performance (42% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.20% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.025% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.025% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.10% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (77% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Rbt (sp) (76% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.050% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.050% fail on Service brake imbalance (85% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (94% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.075% fail on Rbt (sp) (94% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.025% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.025% fail on Rbt
          • 0.025% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
    • 0.38% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.28% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.13% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.10% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.050% fail on Master cylinder (11 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Valves (10 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.025% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.025% fail on Leaks
    • 0.025% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.025% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.025% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.025% fail on Other components
  • 3.1% fail on Tyres (51% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Tread depth (49% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Condition (54% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.050% fail on Size/type
  • 1.5% fail on Suspension (87% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Anti-roll bars (76% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (65% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.050% fail on Linkage ball joints (94% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 0.35% fail on Springs (91% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Coil springs (91% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.35% fail on Coil spring (91% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Suspension arms (92% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Pins and bushes (84% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.025% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.20% fail on Shock absorbers (85% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.025% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.025% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.025% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.025% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.025% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.025% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.025% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 1.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (63% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Exhaust emissions (61% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.58% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.40% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (49% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.050% fail on Compression ignition (96% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.050% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (88% better than other 2010 cars)
  • 0.85% fail on Body, chassis, structure (73% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Exhaust system (65% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.075% fail on Transmission (94% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Drive shafts (93% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.050% fail on Joints (96% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Flexible couplings
    • 0.075% fail on Body
      • 0.075% fail on Other body component
    • 0.050% fail on Seats
      • 0.025% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.025% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.025% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.025% fail on Pipe
    • 0.025% fail on Towbar
      • 0.025% fail on Towbar condition
    • 0.025% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.025% fail on Bracket
  • 0.60% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.60% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.23% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.20% fail on Attachment
    • 0.025% fail on Condition
  • 0.20% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (73% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.050% fail on Seat belts (86% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.025% fail on Condition
  • 0.075% fail on Steering (96% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.050% fail on Steering linkage components (97% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.025% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.025% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.025% fail on Steering rack
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    Triumph of 4-seater packaging that still earned 5 NCAP stars. Most models 99g/km so VED free. Better to drive than a Smart or a Fiat 500.

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