Toyota Prius MOT Results

Registered in 2001
65.5% pass rate
from 226 tests in 2020
(27% better than other 2001 cars)
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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the Toyota Prius is unusually good or bad.

  • 15% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.9% fail on Headlamp
    • 4.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.8% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.88% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.44% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.44% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.44% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.44% fail on Switch
    • 0.44% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.44% fail on Horn
  • 9.7% fail on Suspension (46% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.7% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 1.8% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 3.1% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.2% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.88% fail on Springs
      • 0.88% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.88% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.88% fail on Suspension arms (85% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.44% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.44% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.44% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.44% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
  • 8.8% fail on Brakes (43% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.1% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 2.7% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.7% fail on Rbt
          • 2.2% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.44% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.2% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt
          • 2.2% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.44% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.44% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.44% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 3.1% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.2% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.88% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.88% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.44% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.44% fail on Cable
    • 0.88% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.88% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.44% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.44% fail on Lever
  • 7.1% fail on Visibility
    • 4.9% fail on Wipers
    • 2.7% fail on Washers
    • 0.44% fail on Driver's view
  • 7.1% fail on Tyres
    • 4.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.88% fail on Size/type
  • 5.3% fail on Body, chassis, structure (50% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Transmission
      • 2.7% fail on Drive shafts
        • 2.7% fail on Joints
    • 1.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.44% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.44% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
  • 3.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (64% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Exhaust emissions (61% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.7% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.44% fail on Catalyst emissions
  • 1.3% fail on Steering
    • 0.88% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.88% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.44% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 0.88% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.88% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.88% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.88% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.88% fail on Condition
  • 0.44% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.44% fail on Attachment

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