Toyota Prius+ MOT Results

Registered in 2012
73.8% pass rate
from 713 tests in 2020
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 Prius+ is unusually good or bad.

  • 15% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (63% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 7.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Position lamps (200% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Position lamp (190% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.5% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (7 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Rear fog lamp (7 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Rear fog lamp (7 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.28% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.56% fail on Stop lamp (69% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.42% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.28% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.14% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.14% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 3.9% fail on Tyres
    • 2.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.1% fail on Condition (57% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Size/type
  • 3.8% fail on Visibility
    • 2.8% fail on Wipers
    • 0.98% fail on Washers
  • 3.6% fail on Suspension (44% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (130% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.98% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Ball joint dust cover (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 0.98% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.56% fail on Suspension arms (72% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.28% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 2.1% fail on Brakes (60% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Mechanical brake components (58% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.98% fail on Brake linings and pads (60% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.98% fail on Brake pads (60% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.28% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.56% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.56% fail on Lever
    • 0.42% fail on Brake performance (77% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.28% fail on Rbt
          • 0.28% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.28% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.28% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.14% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.14% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.14% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.14% fail on Rbt
          • 0.14% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.14% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.14% fail on Rbt (sp)
  • 0.56% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.42% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.42% fail on Condition
    • 0.14% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.56% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.42% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.42% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.42% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.14% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.14% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 0.56% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.28% fail on Condition
    • 0.28% fail on Attachment
  • 0.28% fail on Body, chassis, structure (84% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.14% fail on Undertray
  • 0.14% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.14% fail on Registration plates
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