Toyota iQ MOT Results

Registered in 2012
83.5% pass rate
from 2,434 tests in 2020
(40% better than other 2012 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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the Toyota iQ is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.4% fail on Visibility (30% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Wipers (62% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Washers
    • 0.082% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.041% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.041% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.041% fail on View to rear
      • 0.041% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.8% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (48% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamp aim (48% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp aim (48% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.1% fail on Stop lamp (38% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.86% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.74% fail on Headlamps (64% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Headlamp (66% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.66% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.66% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.45% fail on Direction indicators (66% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Flashing type (66% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.41% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.041% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.21% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.21% fail on Horn
    • 0.082% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.082% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.082% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 3.8% fail on Brakes (28% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.2% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.49% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.49% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.78% fail on Rigid brake pipes (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Brake performance (58% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.66% fail on Rbt
          • 0.58% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.082% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.082% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.082% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.082% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.041% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.041% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.041% fail on Rbt
          • 0.041% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.21% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.21% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.041% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.041% fail on Pedal
  • 2.8% fail on Tyres (51% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Tread depth (50% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Condition (52% better than other 2012 cars)
  • 0.82% fail on Suspension (87% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Anti-roll bars (65% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.12% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.082% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.29% fail on Shock absorbers (59% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Suspension arms (92% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.041% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.041% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.041% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.082% fail on Wheel bearings
  • 0.58% fail on Body, chassis, structure (66% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Transmission
      • 0.29% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.29% fail on Joints
        • 0.041% fail on Drive shaft
    • 0.12% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.041% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.041% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.041% fail on Tank
    • 0.041% fail on Body
      • 0.041% fail on Panel
      • 0.041% fail on Other body component
    • 0.041% fail on Seats
      • 0.041% fail on Driver's seat
  • 0.33% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.33% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.25% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (83% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Exhaust emissions (81% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Spark ignition (69% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.082% fail on Catalyst emissions
  • 0.12% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.12% fail on Attachment
  • 0.082% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (84% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.082% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.041% fail on Steering
    • 0.041% fail on Steering play
      • 0.041% fail on Steering rack
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  • Toyota iQ (2008 - 2014)
    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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